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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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  • Chef Talk

    Gordon Ramsay is too famous to do anything quietly, but he gave it a shot by soft-opening his fifth restaurant in Las Vegas on Jan. ...

  • Incidental Tourist

    I am best-suited to determine the exact geographic delineation of one of the most famous destinations in the world. (Okay, maybe not.)

  • Music

    "There’s no way we could cover everything we have. It would have to be a three-and-a-half-hour show."

  • A&E

    The enhancement will send riders chasing after an escaped alien. But don't fret, traditionalists—you can still ride headset-free.

  • Dining

    Corned beef bread pudding Benedict? Yes, please.

  • Music

    He’s done acid in Las Vegas, which he calls “a bad life decision.”

  • Arts & EntertainmentNightlifeMusic

    The incoming artists are better known in Ibiza, where dance music remains house-centric.

  • A&E

    Cole is expanding on his role as Charlie in "Black-ish" with the award-winning show's spin-off, "Grown-ish."

  • Nightlife

    The former Wynn executive has been appointed president of events and nightlife for MGM Resorts International.

  • Intersection

    Led Zeppelin, the Grateful Dead and Bob Marley all played concerts there.

  • Industry Weekly

    The in-demand hip-hop and R&B singer, writer and producer takes his talents to the Cromwell this weekend.

  • Industry Weekly

    The hip resort hosts a pool hiring party on January 18.

  • Industry Weekly

    Using elements of dance, contortion and gymnastics, this trio fits right in.

  • Weekly Q&A

    “Compared to my Ohio life, people are more positive here, more responsive to literary things.”

  • Dining

    Last year, four location added growler fill stations, rotating in kegs of Pizza Port’s Bacon & Eggs coffee porter, Lovelady’s peanut butter-laced Paleo Porter and ...

  • A&E

    Potato pancakes, tortas, loco moco and more.

  • Industry Weekly

    It could be a major spark for a new firestorm of entertainment in Las Vegas.

  • Film

    Tom Hanks plays Ben Bradlee, a born newspaperman whose only instinct is to publish the Pentagon Papers.

  • Intersection

    It could have been a scene straight out of a science fiction thriller.

  • A&E

    “I’m not competitive, but I do think I was the greatest strip-club DJ who ever lived.”