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Westside Story: The legacy and heart of a historic neighborhood

February 4th, 2016

West Las Vegas' history, culture, preservation and revitalization.

  • A&E

    Also, Crafthaus taps six versions of its Comrade Russian Imperial Stout and Fareed Zakaria speaks at UNLV.

  • Dining

    After eating at Chengdu, you might want to stroll over to the Golden Tiki and cool off with some Dole Whip.

  • Film

    In attempting to please both sides, it dissatisfies all.

  • As We See It

    The 17-member First Friday Foundation is now tasked with making the operation solvent and spurring engagement.

  • As We See It

    Soon, you won’t have to “like” your friends’ bad news on Facebook.

  • Kats Report

    No one is spared in Spoofical. Magicians. Dance troupes. Casino moguls. Superstar headliners. Smut-pamphlet passers on the Strip.

  • Film

    The creative duo's latest doesn't live up to their other masterpieces.

  • Industry Weekly

    Miguel won’t be confined to any musical genre.

  • As We See It

    We look at the Strip's forthcoming pedestrian retail development by comparing it to the one open across the Boulevard.

  • Industry Weekly

    His stylish success makes his new performing residency at Light Nightclub one of the most interesting Vegas bookings of the new year.

  • Kats Report

    Chris Phillips told me, “I am tired of doing the high-leg kicks and having a job that is all about making people dance and buy ...

  • Kats Report

    John Katsilometes relays a message from CEO Jim Murren about why SpongeBob SquarePants will not be welcome at the new entertainment …

  • As We See It

    SeekingArrangement's Sugar Baby University pairs "wealthy benefactors" with college students.

  • Kats Report

    We’ve been down this road before: A professional sports franchise on unsteady footing in its home facility starts poking around Las Vegas. When Oscar Goodman ...

  • Kats Report

    Jerry Lewis is back as a spokesman on behalf of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, having recorded a video in support of the MDA’s new logo ...

  • Kats Report

    With Carlos Santana, “spirit” is always the operative term. He feels the spirit, he exudes spirituality, and his life is always swirling, wafting around like ...

  • Kats Report

    The Kats Report Bureau at this writing is Mizuya lounge at Mandalay Bay, where the band of the moment is The Limit, fronted by John ...

  • Kats Report

    Sometimes you don’t see the busy weeks coming. The week just passed was one of those in VegasVille, a weeklong rollout of parties, performances and ...

  • Dining News

    Plus, Burger Lounge is coming to Aria, February is super-sweet at Hexx, and Via Brasil is doing Carnival.

  • Kats Report

    It is not a surprise that rock legend John Fogerty has added more dates to the eight he banked in his first spree covering this ...

  • Kats Report

    This week, Monday By the Numbers delves (or, dives) into “O” at Bellagio. This show remains one of Cirque’s bestselling and most-appreciated productions, (water) logging ...

  • Dining

    The pan roast has reached local icon status, a true must-eat. Now there’s another place to get it.

  • Dining News

    Chef Justin Kingsley Hall is set to bring his SLO-Boy concept to the popular shack in Dino's parking lot.

  • Nightlife

    With more than 100 beers to choose from, giant versions of Jenga and Connect Four and a menu of tasty bar bites, Beer Park is ...

  • Kats Report

    One performer who will not rock in Rio for long is Mark Shunock, the magnanimous actor who portrays Lonny who has announced on his Facebook ...

  • As We See It

    Clark County granted 440 filming permits in 2015, breaking its own record for the third year in a row. Will 2016 compare?

  • Featured

    Two words. Throw. Pillows.

  • As We See It

    "Perhaps the most fitting celebration of her life is to embrace the history of the amazing place she helped to memorialize."

  • Industry Weekly

    It’s the perfect blend of rich, flirtatious fun.

  • Features

    Published Thu, Feb 4, 2016 (10:16 a.m.)

    "People forget how important the area is to our collective history."

  • Featured

    Published Thu, Feb 4, 2016 (midnight)

    Is Black History Month still relevant?

  • As We See It

    Published Thu, Feb 4, 2016 (midnight)

    We look at the Strip's forthcoming pedestrian retail development by comparing it to the one open across the Boulevard.

  • As We See It

    Published Thu, Feb 4, 2016 (midnight)

    The accompanying festival also returns to Sunset Park

  • As We See It

    Published Wed, Feb 3, 2016 (3:30 p.m.)

    The 17-member First Friday Foundation is now tasked with making the operation solvent and spurring engagement.

  • As We See It

    Published Wed, Feb 3, 2016 (3:30 p.m.)

    Soon, you won’t have to “like” your friends’ bad news on Facebook.

  • Kats Report

    Published Tue, Feb 2, 2016 (10:30 p.m.)

    One performer who will not rock in Rio for long is Mark Shunock, the magnanimous actor who portrays Lonny who has announced on his Facebook ...

  • As We See It

    Published Tue, Feb 2, 2016 (2:30 p.m.)

    Newly single this Valentine’s Day? You probably don’t want your ex’s stuff anymore, but Goodwill does.

  • As We See It

    Published Mon, Feb 1, 2016 (8 p.m.)

    The app won first place at the Google Startup Weekend last April.

  • As We See It

    Published Mon, Feb 1, 2016 (1:53 p.m.)

    Did your sweetie get you socks last year? Did your beau go big with a Bugatti? Let us know!

  • Kats Report

    Published Sun, Jan 31, 2016 (2 a.m.)

    John Katsilometes relays a message from CEO Jim Murren about why SpongeBob SquarePants will not be welcome at the new entertainment …

  • As We See It

    Published Sat, Jan 30, 2016 (8 p.m.)

    "It’s so beautiful to be able to stress the body in a certain way and watch it adapt, down to a cellular level."

  • Kats Report

    Published Fri, Jan 29, 2016 (1:01 p.m.)

    We’ve been down this road before: A professional sports franchise on unsteady footing in its home facility starts poking around Las Vegas. When Oscar Goodman ...

  • As We See It

    Published Fri, Jan 29, 2016 (1 p.m.)

    "I thought how much better this would be if a T. rex were eating an ice cream sundae."

  • As We See It

    Published Thu, Jan 28, 2016 (2 p.m.)

    First Friday

  • As We See It

    Published Thu, Jan 28, 2016 (1:45 p.m.)

    After three months without a First Friday festival, Las Vegas will see the return of the monthly arts and culture celebration in February.

  • Featured

    Published Thu, Jan 28, 2016 (midnight)

    When words fail to express the most important of activities—like breaking up—these emoticons should do.

  • Featured

    Published Thu, Jan 28, 2016 (midnight)

    Two words. Throw. Pillows.

  • MusicFeatured

    Published Thu, Jan 28, 2016 (midnight)

    "if you can connect with the artist, you just moved the ball way down the field."

  • FeaturedFood

    Published Thu, Jan 28, 2016 (midnight)

    Refrigerate for about a week, “depending how fast you want to eat this and how crunchy you like it.”