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Neon Eden

A last installment of Sun columnist J. Patrick Coolican's Neon Eden column.

Our Downtown columnist offers friendly advice for the area as he prepares to move on

November 28th, 2012

A last installment of Sun columnist J. Patrick Coolican's Neon Eden column.

  • Joe Downtown

    Will the wrecking ball arrive after all is said and done?

  • Joe Downtown

    Chicago's turnaround mayor is in Las Vegas this week for a Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

  • Joe Downtown

    Some poor soul bought a two-bedroom, two-bath unit at the Juhl tower Downtown in 2009 for $465,804. The same unit sold earlier this year for ...

  • Joe Downtown

    The retro homes were designed smarter than the track homes lining suburban streets.

  • Joe Downtown

    The possibilities seem endless for the seven acre space.

  • Joe Downtown

    Will wealthy yuppies and retail outlets like J. Crew soon dominate the area?

  • Joe Downtown

    There's no shortage of great projects going on Downtown. Check out our list.

  • Joe Downtown

    It was time to come out of a six-month retirement from Downtown carousing and check in on the scene.

  • Joe Downtown

    A prominent business person suggested to me that to solve the homeless problem Downtown, we should buy an empty subdivision in the suburbs and move ...

  • Joe Downtown

    Neonopolis, the behemoth mall-ish structure at Las Vegas Boulevard and Fremont, has collected a number of inventive descriptions and nicknames. Its own developer, Rohit Joshi, ...

  • Joe Downtown

    There's a long-range plan for trails downtown, but where's the money going to come from?

  • Joe Downtown

    It's hard to imagine a great city without great parks.

  • Joe Downtown

    The Downtown Project’s plan to open dozens of small businesses in the next few years after picking from hundreds of at-times highly creative submissions can ...

  • Joe Downtown

    How bail bonds work, what the bondsmen do and more.

  • Joe Downtown

    We often hear that businesses wish government would merely get out of the way. Just as often, however, I see businesses lobbying government to kill ...

  • Joe Downtown

    For years, Fremont East was a fun place to drink, especially if you were so committed to drinking (you know who you are) that you ...

  • Joe Downtown

    Las Vegas could learn something from the City of Angels.

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  • News & Notes

    New Las Vegas mega-club hotspot Omnia at Caesars Palace announced this morning the addition of Grammy Award-nominated and multiplatinum-selling artist Steve Angello to its list ...

  • As We See It

    The space-themed party crew’s art car has traveled to the festival six times.

  • Featured

    Getting lost in the Mojave: Lava beds, ghost towns and roadside ruins.

  • News & Notes

    Change continues at the 20-year-old off-Strip casino resort.

  • Las Vegas

    As one of the world’s top destinations for weddings, Las Vegas sent an open-arms invitation to millions of same-sex couples now able to elope without ...

  • Dining

    How the celebrity chef and first-time restaurateur makes it look easy when it's anything but.

  • As We See It

    As Electric Daisy Carnival's final sets ended in June, so did its five-year contract with the Las Vegas Motor Speedway (no word on whether an ...

  • Nightlife

    "We kicked it and it was dope ... I don’t give away my TRAP QUEEN kandi to just anybody."

  • FeaturedWeddings

    Love at first tweet? A local couple who met on Twitter just tied the knot (on Periscope no less).

  • Dining

    The restaurateur/chef and Chopped judge debuts long-in-the-making afternoon fare.

  • A&E

    Plus: Tuxedo at the Bunkhouse and a Tenaya Creek/Tapas by Alex Stratta pairing.

  • FeaturedWeddings

    “You want it to be magical. It’s a production ... we’re used to making everything bigger and grand."

  • Film

    XXL has about as much dramatic complexity as Thunder From Down Under, turning Magic Mike into a franchise that shamelessly caters to fans who crave ...

  • Arts & EntertainmentFeatured

    A look at the Valley's car-club culture: "Ask a member of the scene, no matter the faction, and all car people will tell you these ...

  • FeaturedWeddings

    Do you know how many wedding guests can fit in a pink super-stretch Hummer?

  • Nightlife

    Suddenly, Vegas is right on the money, musically speaking.

  • As We See It

    CEO Zach Ware: “I’m very proud of what we built and how we wound it down.”

  • Nightlife

    The Grammy winner just dropped new album Wildheart and will perform at Drai's before launching his tour.

  • A&E

    Haven't stocked up on your own firecrackers for a spectacular in your suburban streets? No problem!

  • Reviews

    Carne asada, pork al pastor and chicken tinga ... is your mouth watering yet?