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Goodman legacy to continue in Carolyn’s hands

Fare thee well, martini days. After a 12-year reign, the Mob Lawyer has left the building. As Carolyn Goodman prepares to take over Mayor Oscar Goodman’s golden gavel July 6, transforming the face of the City Council, so too will change the image of Las Vegas. This change in leadership, which includes Ward 3’s newly elected Bob Coffin, will hurdle economic challenges along the way — including filling an estimated $4.1 million budget gap.

Lucky Lady Lucy to represent Las Vegas at Burning Man

Local artists are at work on a 20-foot-tall Las Vegas showgirl sculpture dubbed Lucky Lady Lucy at Boulder Plaza in the Arts District. Once completed, the figure will be transported to the Burning Man festival in the Black Rock Desert, 120 miles north of Reno.

Three Square cooks up plan to feed at-risk kids over summer

Nonprofit food bank Three Square is working with the Clark County School District, the Nevada Department of Education and the Culinary Training Academy to try to provide meals to every kid in need while they’re out of school. With the district’s elimination of year-round schedules, about 65,000 additional kids will be out of school this summer, making it more difficult to get food to kids in every corner of the Las Vegas Valley.

Recreation briefs

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, 4915 Steptoe St., Suite 400, has several weeklong sky camps scheduled this summer for kids 6 to 12. The next camp is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to noon beginning Monday. The cost is $100 per person, and a sibling can sign up for half price. Additional Sky Camps are scheduled July 11-15, July 25-29, Aug. 8-12 and Aug. 15-19. For more information, visit skyzonesports.com or call 436-6887.

Pick of the Week: Happy’s Pizza

Happy’s is a perfect name for a restaurant since pizza is such a happy food. You would think every pizza restaurant would be called Happy’s. What will make you even happier is everything else on the menu.

When show curtains fall, dads switch into family role

They dazzle crowds nightly and dabble as local celebrities, but when some Strip leading men go home, roles switch, and they are the captivated audience — to their children.

Iris corms tend to be late bloomers

In many cases, an iris needs a year or sometims more to get established before it will bloom. Much depends on the size of the rhizome that was planted and how it was planted.

Things to do

‘Seussical The Musical’ is coming
to Summerlin performing arts center