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The inside of Nacho Daddy’s Henderson location is spacious, with oversized tequila labels painted on planks that hang by chains. Patrons can sit in booths or at wooden tables to watch the wall-to-wall flat-screen TVs. There is also a long bar, although the place still maintains a family-friendly feeling.
Anyone searching for kosher dairy food that is delicious and well portioned will find it at Nina’s Cafe (along with sushi).
After being in the Italian food business for 30 years, the Scrizzi family opened a new restaurant in Las Vegas called Don Michael’s Italian Restaurant. Although the restaurant is small with a cozy environment, the family is no stranger to cooking, as they have been serving Italian food since 1973.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
North Las Vegas resident Michelle Curran, also known as Chef Mitchie, has created custom cakes for disc jockeys, police officers and even high-profile celebrities. She also has been featured on the Food Network’s “Sugar Dome.” Despite her success, the chef uses her talents to give back to her community.
When Sue Kam was born on Sept. 9, 1936, her parents, Jacob and Edith Denkers, didn’t even know they were expecting their fourth child.
Most mornings, Marcus Stewart is up well before dawn doing the same job he began while in college. The work is physical, messy and precise, but he loves it, and he loves helping people pursue a healthier life.
Nine schools and 234 students started out in the Fashion Forward Challenge, but it was narrowed to 50 students who each modeled their piece on the runway March 22 at the Fashion Show mall.
Henderson 9-year-old triplets Dominic, Phoenix and Lyric Evans, known as Dom the Bom’s Triple Threat, performed this season on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” for a chance to win $1 million. Although the triplets were eliminated during the quarterfinals, the Ohio transplants soon realized that “when one door shuts, another opens.” “We weren’t even out of New York City yet, and I was getting emails from companies who wanted to support us,” Krissi said. “We were on the ‘Today’ show. Upper Deck has contacted us. The New York Knicks want us to perform at their halftime.
They say that “if you love what you do, you never have to work a day in your life.” Such is the life of Henderson resident Christina Jones. Through her love for swimming, her career in broadcast journalism blossomed.
This was a great year for Centennial Hills’ Mountain Ridge Little League.
Every day, hotels in Las Vegas throw away tons of partially used bars of soap despite the large need for hygiene-related products around the world. In order to improve the health of vulnerable populations, a nonprofit moved to North Las Vegas to recycle soap from Sin City’s most popular hotels.
Members of the Green Valley Kiwanis Club gathered Aug. 27 at the Anthem Country Club, 1 Club Side Drive, to celebrate thegroup’s 25th anniversary.
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Protagonist Ruby Rose faces many of the same challenges of any teen in Las Vegas author Jessie Humphries’ young adult contemporary thriller “Killing Ruby Rose.”
Robert Ripley was one of those people with “true star quality.” Everybody, it seemed, knew who he was, and they all loved him — maybe because he had a “multitude of dazzling achievements” that he enjoyed sharing with the world. Readers can see some of the items he might have gathered in the book “Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Reality Shock!”
Literary events this week include a signing by ‘Gangsterland’ author Tod Goldberg.
The Henderson Symphony Orchestra is set to kick off its 2014-15 season with a diverse collection of performances.
Henderson calendar highlights include the High Roller Reining Classic and a performance by Tony Orlando.