While the hot, dog days of summer are coming to an end, there’s never an end to delicious hot dogs.
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About seven years ago, Henderson resident Joyce Eatman noticed she was receiving a lot of calls from grandparents needing assistance — but not for themselves. “They were needing things for their grandchildren,” she said.
Many parents would say that moodiness, depression and acting out are hallmarks of being a teenager, but there’s a line between normal adolescent behavior and mental health issues. and spotting the difference is often simply a matter of intensity.
The Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility, 8275 Spring Mountain Road, played host again to the annual Cardboard Boat Regatta July 22.
Reinvention is the name of the game at Nacho Daddy. After putting its unique spin on the humble Mexican snack food, the Las Vegas Valley staple has further revamped its menu, adding new items, including the Sloppy “Jose” Nacho — a nachos-style take on a Sloppy Joe — as well as Lobster & Crab and Spicy Shrimp nachos.
Chow Mein House owner Alan Zhengalan’s background may be chemical engineering, but his after-work passion is cooking for friends and family. In fall 2015, he brought that passion to the public, opening his restaurant at 10300 W. Charleston Blvd.
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Brandon Lee found he was eating out every day because he didn’t know how to cook. His friend Jen Debs helped him out teaching him to shop, what to keep in the pantry and how to prepare it. They share the adventure in the “Millennial Cookbook.”
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About 40 people attended a Strangulation Seminar in July at UNLV to learn what to look for to identify strangulation in victims. According to the Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada saw about 700,000 reported cases of strangulation in 2014.
The Bill & Lillie Heinrich YMCA, 4141 Meadows Lane, has partnered this summer with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada to create a no-cost Safety Around Water swimming safety program, available for children who otherwise would not have had the opportunity to take swimming lessons.
In July, Cupkate’s four-day Summer Baking Kamps were held to allow those ages 4 or older to learn the inner workings of a bakery. The bakery at Tivoli Village held the two-hour classes to give youths the chance to create their own cupcakes and recipe books.
The Great Recession hit Las Vegas like a storm, leaving in its wake a surplus of empty houses and financial troubles. With homes around the valley in various stages of the foreclosure process, it can be hard to track ownership paper trails, making them an easy target for squatters.
Q: I appear to have a massive infestation of white, cottony cochineal scale on my prickly pear cactus. I can usually get most of it off by hosing, but much of it is hard to reach. Beyond hosing, what insecticide or other kind of solutions do you recommend? Permanent, if possible!
Squatting has roots that trace back to the founding of the United States. Throughout the country, the practice of squatting — back then known as homesteading — was essential to forming the nation. Yet when most people think about modern-day squatters, they think of criminals or crust punk anarchists who are “giving the middle finger” to a capitalist nation. The reality is, the face of squatters has changed since the Great Recession.
In a mile radius on Flamingo Road between Swenson Street and Koval Lane, there are four payday lenders. Cropping up like Starbucks or McDonald’s, there are many intersections around the Las Vegas Valley that have places for people to take out quick, short-term loans.