MGM CEO Jim Murren addressing 784 employees of MGM Grand that have worked since the property opened 25 years ago. Murren spoke Friday morning at the new MGM Grand convention center.
On Rainbow Boulevard at Cheyenne Avenue, a strip mall and the apartment complex next door reflect the state of things in commercial real estate. The strip mall, Cheyenne Commons, was foreclosed on last year and has plenty of tenants but also several vacancies. The neighboring apartment complex, The Grove, has soared in value. It sold for $34.5 million in November, after trading for $19.5 million just two years ago.
Five best bets for NFL Week 16 EAGLES (-1.5) over Texans: Chris Long built locker room shrine to Nick Foles after upset of Rams Vikings (-6) over LIONS: Minnesota has held past two foes to 180 yards passing with 11 sacks Falcons (-3) over PANTHERS: Carolina QB Taylor Heinicke will make first NFL start vs. Matt Ryan and Co. SEAHAWKS (+2.5) over Chiefs: Seattle is 16-2 in prime-time home games under Pete Carroll RAIDERS (+3) over Broncos: Christmas Eve game could be final one Raiders ever play at Oakland Coliseum
American Eagle flagship on the Las Vegas Strip lets you customize your clothing
The NBA launched seven basketball academies worldwide in 2016 in an effort to globalize the game. On Friday, 25 student-athletes scrimmaged at Mandalay Bay Convention Center before the G League Winter Showcase. Among the top players was Timothy Ighoefe, a 6-foot-11 center signed to play college basketball at Georgetown. UNLV freshman forward Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua graduated from an NBA Academy.
Majestic Holiday Magic at the Bellagio Conservatory (Kevin Cannon – Review-Journal)
Bob and Sandy Ellis of Henderson, who donate to several Clark County School District schools, have added Matt Kelly Elementary in Las Vegas to their list of schools where every student gets new shoes, socks and a toy. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The city of Las Vegas is ready to celebrate “America’s Party” with a new and improved fireworks show that will pay tribute to the Golden Knights.
Raiders beat reporter Michael Gehlken reports that back up quarterback AJ McCarron returned to practice on Friday following the birth of his son.
Real Estate Millions: Brett Torino Christmas