Q: I bought a gardenia from Costco a month or so ago. It looks robust, with green, shiny leaves. I placed the pot in front of my house so it gets sunlight in the morning and shaded in the afternoon. I water it every day. When the buds get big but before they bloom, they wilt and fall off.
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For 20 years, it’s been known as “the place” to go for bagels. Savvas Andrews, owner/operator of The Bagel Cafe, 301 N. Buffalo Drive, said part of the business’ longevity was because he insists on consistency. He said a bagel made 20 years ago would taste the same as one made today.
Behind the Red Shield tours at The Salvation Army’s Social Services Campus let those who work to aid the homeless show the behind-the-scenes efforts of the operation. The next tour is set for May 19.
This year, Maverick Hiu has performed in roles originated by ‘80s heartthrobs Kevin Bacon and Christian Slater. Beginning May 19, he’ll be appearing in a role originated by himself in the new musical “Bright Side” at Art Square theater, 1025 First St.
An off-the-cuff remark made by Inventables CEO Zach Kaplan cost his company more than $10,000, and he couldn’t be happier about it.
The Jean Nidetch Women’s Center at UNLV is making efforts toward helping sexual assault victims, hoping to offer sexual assault kits in the near future. Last fall, as a way to work with populations that might be overlooked, it obtained a grant to have a care advocate specifically for LGBT students.
Shops in Tivoli Village’s Market LV include a new addition that aims to make a bride’s special day as stress-free as possible. Glitter & Grace puts brides in touch with wedding vendors that match their needs. Store owners Megan Thompson and Stacey Shively-Kepler said it’s a one-stop place to locate various facets that come together in a wedding, a reception, or even the honeymoon, all in a 642-square-foot space painted pink.
Haven Craft co-founders Ian Shields and Melissa Eggstaff seek to offer community a space for lesser-known practices. “We’re an interfaith community center for people of alternative religion and spirituality,” Eggstaff said.
April 22 was a day filled with wonder for youngsters at Merryhill Preschool, 10050 Alta Drive. The school held an Earth Day program with plenty of activities to coincide with its reduce, recycle, reuse program. A highlight of the day was students releasing live ladybugs.
It’s tough enough being 11. Try adding to it the burden of having Crohn’s disease. Northwest Las Vegas resident Ben Etter’s experience began soon after he started school. On a daily basis, he was dealing with symptoms of Crohn’s/colitis, after being diagnosed at age 7. This year, he is the designated Honored Hero at the annual Take Steps for Crohn’s and Colitis Walk, set for May 14 at Exploration Peak Park.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.
Calf Creek in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument lies at the end of a 6-mile roundrip hike and offers a reliable view of one of the Southwest’s best waterfalls.
If this year’s presidential election prospects have you down, turn your attention instead to the bright future ahead of Summerlin: A thriving shopping mecca; plans for a National Hockey League practice facility; and a possible new baseball stadium.
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Las Vegas children’s book author Denise Scherschel dedicated her book “Zippy McZoomerman Gears Up” to family friend Francis McCabe III, a “fantabulous kid” who inspired her story.
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Teresa Bell, a 59-year-old League of Women Voters member, recalls the start of her postal service career in 1977 — when women were still considered an exotic species on the job. She and approximately 90 women, plus a few men, attended the discussion group Bursting Boundaries — Women of Vision April 16, presented by nonprofit Women of Diversity Productions Inc. at the Left of Center Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road.