For its 16th location, Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar broke free of its California leash and came to Las Vegas.
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“Are you familiar with Indian food?” asked our server at Urban Turban. Sure, it’s one of our favorite cuisines. But then again, it didn’t really matter, since Urban Turban isn’t your average Indian restaurant.
I love finding out about new spots that have slipped under my radar. I first noticed Strip-n-Dip as the readers’ choice in the Cheap Eats and Family Restaurant categories in this year’s Best of Las Vegas voting. Then one of my editors, who lives in the neighborhood, told me how much she likes it. Time for a visit, and now I concur.
Tony Gemignani began his cooking career in 1991, working in his brother’s pizza parlor. These days, he counts among his accomplishments being president of World Pizza Champions and the world’s top pizza thrower, as well as holding the Triple Crown title for baking at the International Pizza Championship in Italy.
Las Vegas has plenty of Chinese restaurants to choose from, but when it comes to infusing Chinese and Thai cuisine, one stands out above the rest. Asian Wok recently opened in Centennial Hills and offers a variety of international dishes and drinks.
Golden Gate is under new management, and although the name remains the same and the location hasn’t changed much, inside there is fresh paint and renewed passion for the menu.
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Las Vegas literary happenings this week include a presentation by Easy Rawlins mystery series author Walter Mosley.
What happens when a celebration occurs and a child is absent the “right” parent to laud? Miriam B. Schiffer gives her main characters a nice fix for what could be an upsetting day in “Stella Brings the Family.”
Las Vegas native Cynthia Vespia spins a tale about an ex-Navy Seal searching for clues to mysterious deaths as a head of casino security in the thriller “Lucky Sevens.”
After constructing its newest BMX track, the city of Henderson hopes to catch residents riding dirty.
An equal mix of intensity and hope fills the bingo room inside the Fiesta Rancho, 4200 N. Rancho Drive, as each number is called for a chance to win cash prizes. Though typically a normal scenario, the past two months have brought a different oomph into the competitiveness of the game.
In part three of a four-part series, Henderson View explores various city departments and resources that contribute to the community’s overall safety and Henderson’s listing as one of the safest cities.
His home is a one-minute walk to Summerlin’s premier resort, and his view of Red Rock Canyon is interrupted by only rooftops that command near-million-dollar prices. But this man — let’s call him Doug — does not dine at fine restaurants or shop at high-end stores. He does not live in an extravagant home.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from May 14, 2015, View editions.
Aaron Chisolm , a junior at Palo Verde High School, has received an invitation from Down Under Sports to participate in a conference on Australia’s Gold Coast. He is the only football player from Nevada chosen to go. Sponsors support the cost of the trip, and those sponsoring Chisolm will be entered to win tickets for two to Australia. Entry deadline is June 1. All donations go directly to Down Under Sports at 435-753-4732 or downundersports.com/make-payment. He is the son of Linda and David Chisolm of Las Vegas.
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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.
They pack heat, and they know how to use it. Nationwide, more women are said to be purchasing firearms. According to a study released this year by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, 74 percent of U.S. gun retailers saw an increase in female patrons from 2011 to 2012, with women making up 20 percent of total gun sales.
All the third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students at Rainbow Dreams Academy, 950 W. Lake Mead Blvd., are learning to play violin, but only a handful have instruments to bring home for practice. This left instructor Patrick Clark with a challenge as he created the new program at the charter school.
The Sci Fi Center 5077 Arville St. has planned a Typical Saturday Night In Space featuring a burlesque variety show starting at 10 p.m. May 16, $10 pre-sale, $12 at the door and $20 for VIP call 855-501-4335 or visit thescificenter.com.
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