It’s been speculated that payday loan stores have a specific business target: low-income, minority neighborhoods and other at-risk groups. The cycle of debt often created by payday loans for those who already struggle financially has been a concern, but until now no one has mapped out what that looks like in Clark County. Justin Gardner, founder and CEO of Innovative Research and Analysis LLC, decided to take a closer look.
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They are the questions that every parent ponders: What to make for dinner? What can be made that will satisfy every family member and add enough variety and nutrition?
While different groups debate the impact of payday lenders, Nevada is looking at ways to regulate the industry in the Silver State.
Most people imagine the life of a stand-up comic as a long series of anonymous hotel rooms and performing endless one-night gigs in dingy clubs with brick walls. Vinnie Favorito has been performing almost exclusively in Las Vegas since 2003. “It’s awesome,” Favorito said. “I have a great family and a great support system. Now I have a new family, (Red Mercury Entertainment). I’ve never been with such a professional crew as I am now. I’ve never been with a group that really cares the way this one does.”
On Sept. 30, United Way of Southern Nevada hopes to bring together more than 1,200 volunteers its largest, one-day, community-wide volunteer event celebrating the spirit and value of volunteering. The inaugural event is hailed as the Day of Caring.
Earthquakes. Floods. Wildfires. Electric grid system collapse. No matter the disaster, it’s wise to be prepared at all times. A free class is planned to give Las Vegas residents a hand in emergency preparedness at 2 p.m. Oct. 7 at Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive.
The first Las Vegas International Juried Art Competition drew 207 artists entering more than 350 individual pieces of art.
Standard & Pour is perched high above Eastern Avenue near the entrance to Anthem, and for those who make the two-flight stair climb (or taking the elevator), they will be rewarded with innovative tapas in an atmosphere surrounded by views of the Las Vegas Valley.
View rounds up dining events and news from across the Las Vegas Valley, from restaurant openings to special dinners and promotions.
Find events happening in the east valley area and across the Las Vegas Valley.