Fremont Street Experience party and 80 martini salute on July 18 to honor former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman’s 80th birthday.
Analysts say the $140 million renovation project at The STRAT, formerly the known as the Stratosphere, could help the hotel-casino compete with the evolving north side of the Las Vegas Strip. (Bailey Schulz/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Las Vegas Stadium Authority Board met on July 18 to discuss construction updates, including the newest partnership with AEG Facilities. AEG will be responsible for the stadium’s operations, as well as scheduling events on the days the Raiders are not playing.
Michael Ross, room chef/pitmaster at Beaumont’s Southern Kitchen at Texas Station in Las Vegas, makes peach cobbler by baking peaches in a cast-iron pan with batter and crumble, then topping with Haagen-Dazs vanilla ice cream and bourbon-caramel sauce. (Heidi Knapp Rinella/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
A funeral service for former Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Captain, who also ran for sheriff, Larry Burns, was held at The Smith Center on Thursday, July 18. Burns was remembered by his family, friends and was given a 21-gun salute by the Las Vegas police honor guard. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Sen. Jacky Rosen is demanding a congressional hearing on why WNBA players don’t earn as
much as players in the NBA.
Former Nevada Senate Majority Leader Kelvin Atkinson, who pleaded guilty to misusing campaign funds, was sentenced to 27 months in prison on Thursday, July 18, 2019. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)