Since the 18b Las Vegas Arts District was founded in 1998, the only constant has been change, interrupted by occasional periods of relative stability. The last year has been a particularly tumultuous one, and the district is poised for more changes.
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When school lets out for the summer, many parents opt for summer camps to help keep their children occupied and their minds challenged.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
The decor of Mingo Kitchen & Lounge is very simple. It’s in an older building in the downtown Arts District, and the owners took a sort of minimalist approach, cloaking what I assume are old walls, pipes and ventilation shafts with black fabric and paint.
Twenty years in Florida, dining at some of the best Cuban restaurants in the state, and never did I have a tostone as good as the ones I had at Viva Las Arepas.
Equipped with four types of ovens, Pizza Rock Green Valley has a specific cooking format for every pizza. With its punk rock decor and streaming music videos, the restaurant combines a laid-back American atmosphere with traditional Italian cuisine.
Infused with a ’50s flare and the at-home dining experience of an old-fashioned ice cream parlor, Dillen’s Family Ice Cream brings families together to indulge in the classic cold treat.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Korin Wach of Cadette Girl Scout Troop 355 earned her Silver Award, the highest a Cadette Girl Scout can earn. With the help of her mentor, Troy Stratton, she built a pamphlet holder kiosk for the Clark County Wetlands Park. The kiosk took approximately six months and more than 50 hours and was finished in late January and installed at the park Feb. 7. The kiosk has three slots for pamphlets and a feature for the park to display maps, fliers and announcements. Korin is the daughter of Kayla Wach and granddaughter of Laurel Wach of Henderson. Her mother and grandmother are her Girl Scout leaders.
Battling cancer is bad enough without having it also ravage your skin. Chemicals such as chemotherapy affect those cells as well as cancer cells, so certified aesthetician and Summerlin-area resident Lia Yulianti volunteers her time to teach cancer patients how to care for their skin.
Charlie Vecchi said he’s semi-retired, but most weeks, you’ll find him driving back and forth to the edge of Nevada to deliver mail, bicycling, growing vegetables, reading Scripture at his church, tap dancing with a senior group and rehearsing with a group that performs old-time radio shows for residents at assisted living facilities.
Las Vegas author, public speaker and radio personality Marie Rose guides readers on a journey of empowerment and encourages them to break through self-imposed bonds in her book, “Change Your Layers … Change Your Life!”
The aquarium withstood the winds and water of Hurricane Katrina but it was dark in there, and there was no electricity to cool things down. All the penguins complained but Patience, the oldest penguin there, kept them all “in line.” It was important to be patient, but where was Tom the Keeper?
Brayden Robert Lewis of North Las Vegas assembled 53 emergency backpacks and water buckets for the classrooms at Somerset Aliante Campus. He is a part of Troop 128, and his parents are Cory and Debbie Lewis.
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include a presentation by local historian Michael Green at the Clark County Library.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from April 9, 2015, View editions.
You would have done the same thing, I know you would have. Maybe I’ll end up in hot water; if I do, it would have been worth it.
Kelly Thomas Boyers, founder and acting director of Adam’s Place, said her son’s fatal rollover accident led to establishing the nonprofit, which offers driver’s safety classes.
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The effort is called Be the Match, but it may as well be called Be the Hero. It asks regular residents to see if their DNA might save the life of another by signing up for the marrow registry. People can sign up at the inaugural Las Vegas Marrowthon, planned April 11 at Bruce Trent Park.
View Neighborhood News readers send photos of their pets and everyday lives, and View features photos of pets ready for adoption each week. To submit a photo, email View copy editor Anne King at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to View, C/O Anne King, 1111 W. Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Photos cannot be returned, and due to the high volume, they are often scheduled a month or two in advance.