Building a successful business from the bottom up can be hard, yet Massachusetts native Alison Wainwright, 37, beat the odds 10 years ago when she found a niche in the Las Vegas market.
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Many tourists think of Las Vegas as the home of glitz and glamour, not homemade arts and crafts. For at least one weekend each year, denim, handcrafted items and music played on the banjo and washboard return to the Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North.
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Tim Lam , executive director of The International School of Hospitality, and Donnell Bayot , the school’s director of academic affairs, have been elected to the board of the National Association for Catering and Events. Lam was named president-elect, and Bayot was named second vice president.
In a cool room protected from the 90-degree weather of Las Vegas stands North Las Vegas Flotilla Cmdr. Barry Keller, encouraging people to join the Metro Las Vegas Flotilla of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.
IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
LVLT LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEER USHERS FOR UPCOMING SHOWS
PROGRAM TO EDUCATE SENIORS ABOUT BUS ROUTES
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Jamms Restaurant is tucked into an aging strip mall at Rainbow and Charleston boulevards, but what it lacks in curb appeal, it more than makes up for with its homestyle cooking and friendly service.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Many people joke after Logan Halverson discloses her profession. She works as a mermaid at The Aquarium inside the Silverton.
Four-year-old Bailey Stevens was born a fighter. After being diagnosed with a life-threatening bacteria at 4 days old, Bailey continued to beat the odds while being cared for at Spring Valley Hospital.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from Aug. 28, 2014, View editions.
Literary events this week include the opening of the “BAM! It’s a Picture Book: The Art Behind Graphic Novels” exhibit and a signing for “Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days.”
Your parents are lucky to have you around.
Written as a letter to incoming educators, local author Travis Bowker shares his story and strategies for teaching success in “What Teaching Has Taught Me.”
In the interest of journalistic integrity, I’ll be frank: I am a person of dubious character. A deviant, so to speak. Of course, you say, he’s a golfer. I’ll also admit to enjoying a glass (or two) of wine on occasion. I’ll also admit I love to play video poker without budgetary concerns. I also drink milk straight from the container out of the refrigerator. Who’s perfect?
ONE-DAY BASKETBALL CAMP PLANNED FOR YOUTHS
Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Chrystal S. Field graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. Field is the daughter of Susan A. Field and sister of Bruce R. Field II of Las Vegas. Field is a 2009 LPN graduate of the College of Southern Nevada.
Living in a region that is susceptible to disasters such as fires and floods can be unsettling. However, the American Red Cross Southern Nevada chapter plans to educate residents about preparedness and assisting emergency response personnel.