Downtown Las Vegas

Featured authors will include Joanne Kyger, Katherine Boo and Geoff Dyer.

This year's Vegas Valley Book Festival will feature nighttime readings

September 21st, 2016

Featured authors will include Joanne Kyger, Katherine Boo and Geoff Dyer.

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    Southern Nevada's transit agency has been really, really busy.

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    The funky Downtown dance party lifts the needle for good on October 7 at Velveteen Rabbit.

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    The shopping plaza reinforces its mid-century origins, thanks to J Dapper.

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    "We can do as good a sandwich or taco as anybody, but there has to be a theme to it, a reason to do it.”

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    The three retail/dining destinations have endured more downs than ups, especially when it comes to retaining tenants.

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    There’s too much desperation and failure attached to the Huntridge, and those emotions have supplanted warm, fuzzy feelings from experiences of the past.

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    "Nobody judges you; you don’t have to dress up in a collared shirt. You just come and listen to music and dance."

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    Ghouls and goblins get the green light on Fremont East.

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    “We anticipate the lounge becoming a meeting spot, not just for our target demographic but to the population of Downtown in general.”

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    Converting that pivotal first block into a walkable streetscape could help the rest of the Downtown drag grow.

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    Find new sandwiches, toasts and other tempting dishes at Downtown's hippest restaurants.

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    Songs like “Fight the Power” and “911 Is a Joke” still echo loudly in today’s hot political climate.

  • Intersection

    “We want peace, we want justice, we want community. We can’t fight the police and then expect them to protect us.”

  • Intersection

    Some perspective to keep the Downtown glass half-full after news of The Beat Coffeehouse's impending closure.

  • Intersection

    As the building's owners prepare to swap in an imported eatery, the coffeehouse's impending closure warrants a reminder of its influence.

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    Wondering what's the deal with that big building at 8th and Fremont? There's a bar in there.

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    She's performed with Wayne Newton and Jersey Boys.

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