Site not look beautiful? Click here

Opinion

Life is a balancing act, even in downtown Las Vegas.

Joe Downtown: In downtown Las Vegas, every day is a balancing act

July 5th, 2013

Life is a balancing act, even in downtown Las Vegas.

  • Joe Downtown

    Turning casinos into community? The guy must hate Las Vegas.

  • As We See It

    The unfortunate truth is that story of expelled Assemblyman Steven Brooks, sad as it is, could have been even more tragic.

  • Joe Downtown

    It was stunning to watch a local creative look over both shoulders before talking to me about what’s going on Downtown. “I don’t think they ...

  • Joe Downtown

    It’s been just over two years since Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh announced the movement of his headquarters from Henderson to Downtown. In that time, Downtown ...

  • Joe Downtown

    "Thursday is the new Friday," according to one Downtown businesswoman.

  • Joe Downtown

    Most Las Vegans came from somewhere else, but feeling ownership of Las Vegas is on the rise.

  • Joe Downtown

    Get to know the person who steered the Zappos CEO to Downtown Vegas.

  • Joe Downtown

    Joe meets the man who's been leaving him odd messages at the Beat.

  • Joe Downtown

    Later this year, 1,500 Zappos employees move into their new headquarters, boosting the number of people living Downtown. Trouble is, affordable living in relatively crime-free ...

  • Joe Downtown

    In nine months, 1,400 Zappos employees will start working Downtown. That's just the beginning. Hsieh has talked openly about all the plans he’s been working ...

  • Sports

    On Friday, we posted a long piece that I wrote tracking Canyon Springs High School’s football season. Now comes this addendum, because I must share ...

  • Joe Downtown

    In his debut, Joe Schoenmann recalls highlights from living Downtown.

  • Joe Downtown

    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?

  • Politics

    Mike Smith has been the Sun’s editorial cartoonist since 1983, and after Tuesday he will have weathered eight presidential elections during his tenure. He took ...

  • 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?

  • Get More Opinion Stories
  • BusinessFeatured

    Like why your favorite place may be the parking garage.

  • As We See It

    MGM's Gold Strike casino in Tunica, Miss., recently opened a nonsmoking area.

  • FeaturedArts & EntertainmentCulture

    Sam Nazarian has created just what he thinks Las Vegas deserves with SLS: A shiny new playground (that locals might be able to afford!).

  • Arts & EntertainmentNightlife

    The new SBE club opens at the freshly minted resort this weekend.

  • A&E

    It all started with a list of notes on the Director’s desk ...

  • Incidental Tourist

    “We’re not here to build a hotel and move on,” Sam Nazarian said at the pre-opening press conference. “This is who we are. And we’re ...

  • Dining News

    The Honey Salt team doubles down in the Summerlin area with its new Tivoli Village tavern.

  • Dining

    The Turkeygiving Burger should be crowned Vegas’ quintessential Thanksgiving-inspired dish.

  • SportsPolitics

    Changing the name of the Washington Redskins is going to happen, Reid says.

  • Music

    Outdoor concert should be the first of many at the new Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.

  • A&E

    Who knew a dog trainer could twerk so well?

  • Featured

    Artificial intelligence? Virtual worlds? Sign us up!

  • Dining News

    Also, Showboy Bakeshop plans the Broadway Bake Sale and Sammy's hosts another Social Club dinner.

  • OpinionDining

    Cappuccino, Wasabi Ginger, Mango Salsa or Cheddar Bacon Mac & Cheese? See which flavor rules with the Weekly foodie crew.

  • FeaturedMusic

    "I approach live music as a party, not a concert," says Jason Scoppa, the man behind the venue's design and concept.

  • Music

    All the details on this week's concert announcements.

  • Reviews

    From bacon jam to a mysteriously succulent turkey burger, Carson Kitchen is full of surprises.

  • Film

    If, however, you're looking for the same-old same-old, you'll probably have a great time.

  • As We See It

    What does the tragic controversy say about officer-involved shootings and our community?

  • NightlifeFeatured

    Every new casino needs a new secret signature drink—an off-menu cocktail for those in the know.