In the days following his death, Jerry Tarkanian was remembered for his personality, his profound influence on Las Vegas, his incredible impact on UNLV, his unique character, his off-court troubles with the NCAA, his love of pasta and ponies.
From the Moapa Zoo to O.J. Simpson to the Bunkhouse Saloon, here’s a look back at some of the people and places we wrote about this year.
Las Vegas hasn’t seen a major stadium or arena built in more than three decades. The $375 million venue behind New York-New York on the Strip is scheduled to open in April.
History doesn’t last long in Southern Nevada. It’s imploded and rebuilt. A rare exception to that rule will be celebrated Saturday in downtown Henderson when the Gold Mine Tavern marks its 50th anniversary.
The High Roller at the Linq on the Strip is rolling out some high roller prices for New Year’s.
Aside from a short message posted to the venue’s Facebook page, and an equally brief statement issued by Mark Rowland, chief executive officer of Downtown Project Ventures, there was no reason given for the closure.