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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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    The famed founder of Cirque du Soleil has sold controlling interest in the company, and the new majority ownership company is familiar around the world ...

  • Film

    The sequel suffers from indifferent plotting and apathetic jokes that often don’t appear to have punchlines.

  • Dining

    Chef Rick Moonen kicks off his new gig as Weekly columnist with a trip back in time, Italian-style.

  • Nightlife

    With their training regimens, discipline, drive and competition circuits, flair bartenders aren't just entertaining with alcohol acrobatics, they're competing in a strategic sport.

  • Weekly Q&A

    The former executive for MGM Resorts and Station Casinos shares how experience has shaped his approach to building something different at SLS.

  • Reviews

    Elizabeth Blau and company move closer to fine dining while showing once again they know their audience better than anyone.

  • Kats Report

    Priscilla is ready to unveil the only authorized Graceland exhibit to open outside of the Memphis estate.

  • Music

    “I love records. Everything about them: the sound, the artwork, the smell … I’ve been fascinated with how they are made since I realized that ...

  • Music

    Scan the spines, choose an album. Slide it from its sleeve, place it on the platter. Tonearm up, needle down. Side one.

  • Film

    A bank-robbing Zach Galifianakis, superheroes galore and the return of that swearing teddy bear.

  • As We See It

    Swedish flags were waving, local Swedes dressed in yellow and blue and Governor Brian Sandoval sported the colors of the Norse country's flag. Ikea is ...

  • Music

    I caught some Grade A sets, but the festival lacked its former spark, that intangible feeling of yes.

  • Music

    Where to score wax in the Valley.

  • Dining News

    Also, Carmine's has you covered for National Garlic Day.

  • As We See It

    The 15,200-square-foot restaurant will include a massive poolside space.

  • Weekly Q&A

    The dressage champion talks Olympic memories, his love for Vegas crowds and the power of David Bowie.

  • As We See It

    As PokerNews.com described Jacobson's situation heading into last year's World Series of Poker Main Event final table: "He's never won a major live poker tournament. ...

  • A&E

    The Strip-side gallery space is currently exhibiting work by photographer Terry O'Neill.

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