Where your olive oil comes from doesn’t matter as much as when it was picked (green off the tree) and how it was processed (two to four hours after harvest). So says Mercedes Burkavage, who co-owns Big Horn Olive Oil Company, a retail olive oil and balsamic tasting room that recently opened its first Las Vegas location at 2110 N. Rampart Blvd.
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Farmer Boys is vying to become your favorite casual eatery. The key words for this place are “farm fresh.” Everything is prepared as soon as it’s ordered.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Sporting a sparkling crown, Henderson resident Matilda “Mattie” Kunz is treated as royalty as she celebrates her 100th birthday Aug. 4 at Prestige Assisted Living, 1050 E. Lake Mead Parkway.
Tucked inside Dr. Gomesindo Hendricks’ family-owned optometry office lies one of Henderson’s best-kept secrets. Glasses once owned by celebrities such as Bing Crosby, Walter Cronkite, Col. Harland Sanders and President Ronald Reagan make up the Famous People’s Eyeglasses Museum.
Children of all ages were seen walking aroundin scrubs, surgical caps and masks while carefully examining the health of their stuffed animals this month at Centennial Hills Hospital.
When the thought of cycling comes to mind, it often conjures images of muscular athletes in high-end spandex gear. However, a new mobile application is looking to change that.
Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway, plans to celebrate its 20th anniversary Aug. 23. Much of its valet parking staff was there from the casino’s beginnings.
By providing a welcoming environment, Cheese Boy Comics, 8060 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 125, has established a community and become a second home for comic book lovers and novices.
Centennial Hills resident Oniana Boulware isn’t your typical 8 year old. 8-year-old. Although she keeps her sense of fashion, she also enjoys raising awareness about women’s right to education and the horrors of war.
Star gazing in Las Vegas isn’t limited to seeing celebrities on the Strip prancing around in their finest outfits. The College of Southern Nevada’s Planetarium and Observatory offers patrons a more astronomical experience.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from Aug. 21, 2014, View editions.
Find things to do across the Summerlin area.
WHEELCHAIR-BOUND READER SPEAKS OUT ABOUT ACCESSIBILITY
Henderson residents continue to feel the aftermath of recent budget cuts to the city’s parks and recreation services.
Henderson calendar highlights include a new exhibit at the Clark County Museum, free concerts and art shows.
Bill Friedman tapped 47 years researching organized crime, government and police corruption to write “All Against the Law: The Criminal Activities of the Depression Era Bank Robbers, Mafia, FBI, Politicians, & Cops.”
Neighborhood news highlights include a social security benefits workshop, a blood drive and a new military recognition program.
Grand Canyon National Park is visited by nearly 5 million people a year, and not surprisingly, many complain that it’s crowded. But you don’t have to endure that because the vast majority of those millions gaze upon the canyon from its South Rim. Those who choose the North Rim get much more elbow room.
Literary events coming this week include Ann McGinnis’ presentation to the Las Vegas Writers Group to speak on developing a fan base and poet Bridget Lowe’s visit to UNLV.
Want a book with a chunk of controversy between its pages? Of course you do, which is why you want “A Most Imperfect Union.”
LEGENDS TRYOUTS PLANNED AUG. 26, 27