UNLV's new School of Medicine to kickstart a Downtown district

February 20th, 2017

Among the additions to the area: More buildings and facilities, more retail and housing—and more doctors.

  • Intersection

    The local historian discusses his exhaustively researched account of the queer experience in Las Vegas and elsewhere in the state.

  • Industry Weekly

    The Canadian dubstep DJ and producer has special things in store.

  • Reviews

    Chabuya’s seafood-forward menu rewards adventurous and risk-averse diners.

  • Industry Weekly

    Mandarin Oriental and the Cosmopolitan offer traditional relaxation retreats.

  • FeaturedAndre AgassiEducation

    Even before a surge in the later part of his tennis career, Agassi had set his course. He created a charitable foundation to improve the ...

  • Intersection

    The effort to replace the Las Vegas Club and surrounding spaces will keep neon legends like Vegas Vickie.

  • Dining News

    Get ready for a Wagyu feast at Andiron, a top wines reception at Aureole and local brews with barbecue in Henderson.

  • Stage

    Penn Jillette—Strip headliner, TV personality and podcaster extraordinaire—effortlessly engaged the audience.

  • Fine Art

    Vanessa and Elena Skye’s gallery, nestled within the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, has distinguished itself from its neighbors with its local roots.

  • Industry Weekly

    It started as the perfect place to snack before a concert, but it’s become a destination.

  • Print

    The frontman for indie band The Mountain Goats returns with an eerie tale that evokes 1990s nostalgia.

  • A&E

    The Strip is just the beginning of fantastic local photo ops.

  • Drai's

    Atlanta trio Quavo, Takeoff and Offset have exploded behind “Bad and Boujee” and a Donald Glover shoutout at the Golden Globes. Migos plays Drai’s to ...

  • Double Down Saloon

    Every Tuesday night at midnight, Unique Massive puts on a performance filled with creative freestyle music formations that come from both heart and soul.

  • The Artisan Hotel

    The Artisan Amplified series is a daily event, Monday though Friday, that features different artists performing live nightly.

  • The Beauty Bar

    Downtown Vegas' weekly party gets the party started every Tuesday with beers for a nickel (served two at a time). DJ and band schedule changes ...

  • Left of Center Art Gallery

    This all-female exhibit draws inspiration from Virginia Woolf’s 1929 feminist essay of the same name, with its central theme that women need space to create ...

  • Intersection

    The effort to replace the Las Vegas Club and surrounding spaces will keep neon legends like Vegas Vickie.

  • Intersection

    The $600 package includes a Taco Bell garter, sauce packet bouquet and, yes, 12 tacos.

  • Industry Weekly

    Pair chilaquiles with an icy Dos Equis or blood orange margarita.

  • FeaturedAndre AgassiEducation

    Even before a surge in the later part of his tennis career, Agassi had set his course. He created a charitable foundation to improve the ...

  • Industry Weekly

    Jennifer Lopez is back on the Strip for her resident show at Axis this month.

  • A&E

    The busy Chicago-born comedian returns to the Aces of Comedy series at the Mirage this week.

  • Industry Weekly

    “Are you overcome with my talent, or just astonished that I’m here?” Chef joked after arriving onstage in typical grand fashion.

  • Fine Art

    Vanessa and Elena Skye’s gallery, nestled within the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, has distinguished itself from its neighbors with its local roots.

  • A&E

    The Strip is just the beginning of fantastic local photo ops.

  • Dining

    The man behind Soyo, Oyshi and other southwest favorites is bringing Korean-Chinese food to the neighborhood.

  • Reviews

    Chabuya’s seafood-forward menu rewards adventurous and risk-averse diners.

  • Dining

    Chef de cuisine James Richards pulled out all the stops for students and teachers visiting from his alma mater.

  • A&E

    The comic actor re-channels David Brent for Life on the Road.

  • Intersection

    The local historian discusses his exhaustively researched account of the queer experience in Las Vegas and elsewhere in the state.

  • Industry Weekly

    "You have to believe in something more than product or money. There’s got to be a deeper meaning."

  • Industry Weekly

    The new bar and lounge feels like a hybrid of Mad Men and The Jetsons.

  • Intersection

    Among the additions to the area: More buildings and facilities, more retail and housing—and more doctors.

  • Industry Weekly

    Also, R. Kelly performs at the Joint, Southside visits Light and Twenty One Pilots play at Mandalay Bay.

  • Music

    The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer plays the Pearl at the Palms on February 17.

  • FeaturedAndre AgassiEducation

    Published Thu, Feb 16, 2017 (12:01 a.m.)

    Even before a surge in the later part of his tennis career, Agassi had set his course. He created a charitable foundation to improve the ...

  • Industry Weekly

    Published Thu, Feb 16, 2017 (midnight)

    "You have to believe in something more than product or money. There’s got to be a deeper meaning."

  • Fine Art

    Published Thu, Feb 16, 2017 (midnight)

    Vanessa and Elena Skye’s gallery, nestled within the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, has distinguished itself from its neighbors with its local roots.

  • FeaturedLove & Sex 2017

    Published Thu, Feb 9, 2017 (midnight)

    When the big day evolves from pining for cheap jewelry to hiking with your love.

  • FeaturedLifestyle Love & Sex 2017

    Published Thu, Feb 9, 2017 (midnight)

    If I don't like online dating, why am I still doing it?

  • FeaturedLove & Sex 2017

    Published Thu, Feb 9, 2017 (midnight)

    The dating app has its perks and its problems.

  • CultureFeaturedLove & Sex 2017

    Published Thu, Feb 9, 2017 (midnight)

    Example: We matched on Grindr two days ago, and he won’t stop messaging me. He’s being so extra.

  • FeaturedShoppingLove & Sex 2017

    Published Thu, Feb 9, 2017 (midnight)

    From a Sexy Truth or Dare game to the Love Is Art painting kit.

  • FeaturedLove & Sex 2017

    Published Thu, Feb 9, 2017 (midnight)

    There are no union spokespersons for the city's escorts. But we've heard stories.

  • CultureFeaturedLove & Sex 2017

    Published Thu, Feb 9, 2017 (midnight)

    Constant contact makes us think we’re better communicators than we are, but there’s little meaning in a steady stream of emoticons.

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Published Wed, Feb 8, 2017 (2 a.m.)

    The Las Vegas Sun has resolved a technical problem that caused a disruption in the reader commenting function at lasvegassun.com and its sister websites lasvegasweekly.com ...

  • Dining News

    Published Tue, Feb 7, 2017 (4:14 p.m.)

    Du-Par’s restaurant at the Golden Gate in downtown Las Vegas abruptly closed its doors Tuesday evening, hours before it was expected to. By 6:30 p.m., ...

  • NewsAllSports Betting

    Published Sun, Feb 5, 2017 (11:15 p.m.)

    Through the first half of Super Bowl LI in Houston, the Atlanta Falcons were in prime position to win their first title in franchise history. ...

  • A&E

    Published Sun, Feb 5, 2017 (2 a.m.)

    We’re not content with stadium seats and a massive screen anymore. The cinema experience is all about the extra dimensions and sensations.

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Published Fri, Feb 3, 2017 (2 a.m.)

    In Las Vegas you can watch Sunday’s Super Bowl from a rooftop on the Strip or a nightclub dance floor. The most challenging part: Deciding ...

  • SportsSports BettingFeatured

    Published Thu, Feb 2, 2017 (12:01 a.m.)

    A Falcons’ victory on Sunday would make Atlanta the longest-shot champion in at least 20 years.

  • MusicFeaturedSuper Bowl

    Published Thu, Feb 2, 2017 (midnight)

    Gaga's got her work cut out if she's gonna catch up with Left Shark.

  • NewsFeaturedHealth

    Published Thu, Feb 2, 2017 (midnight)

    Trans health care in Nevada is slowly improving, but it has a long way to go.

  • FeaturedSuper BowlNFL

    Published Thu, Feb 2, 2017 (midnight)

    Case Keefer fights through a sea of reporters to get some Patriots' and Falcons' thoughts on Las Vegas and the NFL.

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Published Wed, Feb 1, 2017 (2 a.m.)

    With burning joints raised high, about 200 marijuana industry employees and representatives celebrated the arrival of country music legend and marijuana advocate Willie Nelson on ...