Literary Las Vegas
Not all lying is sin. I get arguments about this from folks, but I hold firmly to the idea that there is such a thing as a morally justifiable lie. I grant you, it’s a slippery slope. But there are occasions when the truth is both cruel and unnecessary. If you always tell the truth because “honesty is the best policy,” then your honesty is corrupt. The point being that the work of honesty is much more rigorous than mere truth telling.
Attempting to bring together residents, citizens, small-business owners and tourists can be a challenge in an economic recession. But members of the newly formed Las Vegas Historic District plan to tackle this challenge and unite those who work, reside and visit some of the city’s oldest neighborhoods in Ward 1.
FOUNTAIN COINS AT PLANET HOLLYWOOD
TO AID CHILDREN’S MIRACLE NETWORK
When looking back at 2011 in the Paradise and downtown areas, the year was characterized by building closures paired with new museum openings, notable changes in the 18b Arts District and more.
Christmas came early for students at Williams Empowerment School, 1030 N. J St., when Las Vegas Review-Journal staff members arrived Dec. 16 with gifts for the 382 children in kindergarten through fifth grade .
In your neighborhood
Want to enjoy New Year’s Eve without the stress of going to the Strip? There are a number of options.
Michael Yi is a known Las Vegas restaurateur, and his Urban Grill is described as “American classics with an Asian twist.”