For three days only, discovering Greece won’t require a costly trip around the globe. The annual Las Vegas Greek Festival is scheduled Friday through Sunday at the St. John Greek Orthodox Church, 5300 S. El Camino Road.
Over the decades, fields of grass at Buena Vista Springs became fields of glass. Broken bottles now litter the grounds of the once parklike apartment complex, where mothers are hesitant to let their children play.
For the second time in recent decades Las Vegas pawn shop owners Howard and Caryl Bock find themselves in the path of a major downtown casino expansion. Only this time they might not be able to get out of the way.
Even the new owners of First Friday Las Vegas aren’t sure what the future holds for the downtown arts district. But at least the organization behind the monthly street festivals has a future after investors plunked down $50,000 to buy the name, mailing lists and web addresses associated with the event.