What do you do when you’ve spent much of your adult life carrying a gun, keeping secrets and learning the survival skills designed to keep you alive in hostile territory from Kabul to Bogota? You spill all those secrets on a stage in Las Vegas.
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The Linq is debuting its first haunted attraction, The Zombie Escape, this October, and to help bring it to life, local haunted house aficionados and North Las Vegas residents Des and Daniel Slatkin were brought on board.
To an outsider, a book festival with a strong children’s book component might sound like a crazy idea, but the Vegas Valley Book Festival is celebrating its 15th year, and it has proved to be a very successful and anticipated event.
Stepping inside a sportsbook for the first time can be daunting. All five senses are in play. The big-screen TVs and bright LED boards pop, cigar smoke fills the room while slightly tipsy fans cheer for the first touchdown of the day. Meanwhile, you’re trying to keep your breakfast down because the nerves of walking into such an environment doesn’t sit well with you — because you’ve gotten up early on a Sunday morning and have decided to make a trip to the sportsbook to place your first bet.
For a short outing from Las Vegas, a trip to Corn Creek at the Desert National Wildlife Refuge is a great choice. Less than 30 miles from the city, you can stroll the short nature trails, visit a perennial stream and spring-fed ponds, see lush vegetation and also do some birding in a quiet outdoor environment.
Sometimes you just want warm-from-the-stove, filling and flavorful Mexican food, without doing any cooking. True to its Latin appeal, menu items at Paiz Latin & Vegan Food explode with flavor.
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