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December 20th, 2016

Have a question about a Las Vegas park or your city council representative? Just ask Alexa. Amazon Echo, the increasingly popular voice-controlled device that uses an artificial-intelligence system called Alexa, knows a thing or two about Las Vegas ...

  • Joe Downtown

    Despite a few minor arrests and injuries, city and police officials said Life is Beautiful was successful and that they'd like to see some parts ...

  • Joe Downtown

    Built more than 60 years ago, the Ferguson Motel is one of the nicer-looking pieces of Vegas memorabilia still upright on Fremont Street. A fence ...

  • NewsBreaking News

    Parking choices in downtown Las Vegas just got a bit slimmer. The free parking lot at Ogden Avenue and Sixth Street, owned by a doctor ...

  • News

    The Smith Center pedestrian bridge will be christened Wednesday morning by city leaders. Funding for the $4.5 million bridge, which spans the Union Pacific railroad ...

  • Joe Downtown

    By pushing services onto the Internet that used to require a visit to City Hall, Las Vegas – like other cities around the country – ...

  • News

    Though work on the downtown Container Park came to a stop this week, the array of businesses that will make it home is coming into ...

  • News

    Within the next several months, Las Vegas will unveil free wireless Internet access in a limited downtown area. Jace Radke, city spokesman, said free Wi-Fi ...

  • Joe Downtown

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

  • News

    City leaders next week will consider plans to turn a vacant, three-acre lot on Fremont Street into the home of the Life Is Beautiful Festival, ...

  • News

    First, Zappos and its CEO Tony Hsieh pledged $1.5 million to Teach for America, which will bring hundreds of new college graduates to Las Vegas ...

  • 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 ...

  • As We See It

    Weekly raises the question in wake of the Kathleen Vermillion debacle.

  • As We See It

    With a showgirl-flanked entrance and a sip from a martini, our mayor's final State of the City address seemed all too familiar.

  • As We See It

    Dreams of downtown revitalization die hard in this town. While cranes and crews dot the landscape at the center of town, the vibe Downtown gives ...

  • As We See It

    Given Mayor Goodman’s announcement it'll be impossible to build a new city hall, a recent visit to the mostly empty Neonopolis has put the obvious ...

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    Music, food and fun will take over the Fremont Street Experience this weekend, from 11 a.m. to midnight February 25 and 26.

  • Intersection

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

  • Dining

    For a young city still blooming in the desert, Las Vegas has some deep soul-food roots.

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    The California goth-punk veterans are an efficient hard-rock machine, as they proved over the course of 70 minutes.

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    The three-night total: 77 songs, without a repeat. That’s how you take over a venue.

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    SoCal transplant Matt Meyer tosses Asian and Latin flavors into the mix of a massive menu.

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    The celebrated chef’s Japanese restaurant at MGM Grand offers adventure for all.

  • Industry Weekly

    The man behind Casa Fuente and the new Montecristo Cigar Bar at Caesars Palace has a new headquarters off the Strip.

  • Dining

    At $2 or less per, you can get a filling meal for a few bucks.

  • Intersection

    The revitalization of the area has been projected for years. Naturally, we have ideas.

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  • Dining News

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

  • Industry Weekly

    We're ready to start summer early this year. Are you?

  • Industry Weekly

    The Backstreet Boys and Ricky Martin join the big-name production boom.

  • A&E

    Find these retail jewels from Buffalo Exchange to Dinosaurs & Roses.

  • Film

    ‘I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore’ marks a promising directorial debut for Macon Blair.

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    Not only is ax-chucking a thing outside of lumberjack circles, it has spread to Las Vegas, because Las Vegas.

  • A&E

    Also, catch Heat and Soul at Henderson Events Plaza and poet Morgan Parker at UNLV this week.

  • A&E

    The annual charity event, now in its fifth year, raises money for communities in need.