Michael Symon, chef and owner of Mabel’s BBQ, talks about his first Las Vegas restaurant. Bizuayehu Tesfaye @bizutesfaye
Gene Barton discusses the Las Vegas Postal Service mail processing facility’s operations during the holiday season. (Bailey Schulz / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Holiday parade lights up Downtown Summerlin every Friday and Saturday night through Dec. 22.
The Tesla Gigafactory’s economic impact on Nevada has exceeded projections, bringing in more than 7,000 jobs. In 2014, Nevada agreed to give the automotive and energy company $1.3 billion in tax abatements. In return, Tesla promised to meet certain requirements in areas like employment and capital investment. As of June, Tesla has brought in a total of $6.05 billion in capital investment, surpassing the $4.95 billion projection. The original contract gave the company until 2024 to make $3.5 billion in capital investments in Nevada. Derek Armstrong, deputy director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.
On Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, Mystic Falls Park opened with its annual tree lighting ceremony, hosted by Boyd Gaming Executive Chairman Bill Boyd. The attraction features a Winter Wonderland theme and holiday-inspired laser light show, available daily Nov. 23 to Jan. 1. (Mat Luschek / Las Vegas Review-Journal)