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Taking the lead from his legendary father, Bill Boyd, the founder and executive chairman of Boyd Gaming, continues to enrich the community with his vision and generosity. On Saturday night, he was honored at the ...

Bill Boyd’s passion for hometown burns bright as ever

May 22nd, 2016

Taking the lead from his legendary father, Bill Boyd, the founder and executive chairman of Boyd Gaming, continues to enrich the community with his vision and generosity. On Saturday night, he was honored at the ...

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    It was a conversation about a new show, to be called “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers.” But as is the case with so many conversations with Wynn, ...

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    At the Plaza, movement is afoot, and that foot is wearing a flip-flop. The hotel is finishing plans to renovate its “rooftop pool experience,” or ...

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    As the final few seats are installed in advance of the April 6 opening (a night of music by the Killers and Wayne Newton), John ...

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    Bellagio’s fountain’s, Mirage’s volcano and even the new Bliss Dance sculpture at T-Mobile Arena: They all cost nothing for a visitor to see and photograph, ...

  • Recipes

    Rí Rá Irish Pub shares its recipe for a St. Patrick's Day favorite.

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    John Katsilometes attends a lot of events around Las Vegas, so he’s become a bit of an expert on getting in and out of parking ...

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    If the King is going to remain relevant for future generations, the people who want to preserve his legacy need to figure out more engaging ...

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    It seems so simple to rename a street for a famous person. Unfortunately, it's not.

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    John Katsilometes checks in with Wayne Newton, a longtime supporter of the USO who recently celebrated the organization’s 75th anniversary.

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    To the millions who have seen “Jubilee” over its 34-year history, the costumes have been as much a part of the show as the performers. ...

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

  • The Sunday

    Las Vegas doesn’t have its own NFL team, but the city is passionate about pro football. Between the bettors and the transplants from states that ...

  • The Sunday

    The Riviera has closed, but it will not be forgotten. Parts of it will remain on display elsewhere, and for now the building is still ...

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    A famous rapper shakes things up downtown, big names prepare for EDM conference and more details announced about the nation's biggest Hooters ...

  • The Sunday

    Leading up to Memorial Day and Veterans Day, Marianne Schwartz and George Barnett station themselves at local grocery stores to hand out poppies in honor ...

  • As We See It

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  • Kats Report

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    Nothing short of a spectacle was expected. The 40-minute left-turn wait on Durango Drive was understandable.

  • Music

    Singer Klaus Meine doesn’t just hit the high notes, he knocks ’em over the fence into the bleacher seats.

  • Reviews

    Niu-Gu is far from formal, but the food achieves a level of Chinese-restaurant sophistication usually found only within Strip casinos.

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    The man who sings “Fire Woman” can be a flame-thrower onstage. But in conversation, Ian Astbury feels more like a candle, warm and calm. “I’m ...

  • Industry Weekly

    Knowing how crucial Aria’s club component would be, Hakkasan Group set out to blow minds, just as they did in creating Omnia at Caesars Palace.

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    Larry Ruvo's examined life, from busboy to great benefactor of Las Vegas.

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    Celebrity chef Rick Moonen experiences the South Point restaurant's classic perfection.