The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health was established by Las Vegas businessman Larry Ruvo to honor his late father, Louie, who died of Alzheimer’s disease.
Attaching a hotel-casino to a convention center was a money loser. That was the conventional wisdom before The Venetian opened on the Strip 20 years ago this week.
The area around the Raiders stadium may not be the best or easiest place to build a big project or open a retail business.
The $1.84 billion stadium project about a mile west of Las Vegas Boulevard, was dumb luck for nearby landlords. A few bought property right across from the stadium site as recently as 2015 — two years before the football team purchased its land — and others have owned parcels much longer.
To most, the man in the photos is among the greatest to ever play baseball. She calls him “Daddy.”
The Las Vegas Valley has been infatuated with the Vegas Golden Knights since the team established itself as the area’s first professional franchise in October 2017. But in 2018 the Golden Knights captured hearts with a remarkable run to the Stanley Cup Final, and continuous community outreach that endeared the players and coaches to adoring fans.
Automatic fire sprinklers, interconnected smoke alarms and more frequent inspections top the wish list of officials looking to make homes in the Las Vegas Valley safer from fire.
A team of Las Vegas fire inspectors is scrutinizing apartments in the city’s oldest and most urban neighborhoods — places with the highest loss of life, the highest need and the highest call volume.
The Westlake Apartments blaze from nearly two years ago reflects the higher fire risk in Las Vegas’ older, urban areas.
While hotels on the Strip have become fireproof fortresses and commercial buildings soak up most of the attention from understaffed inspection agencies, fire safety in the valley’s urban core has been left behind, sometimes with deadly consequences.