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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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    With almost 30,000 attendees from 35 countries and a record 800 industry stars set to participate, the annual AVN Adult Entertainment Expo arrives this week. ...

  • Dining

    With four restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip and a new TV production company, one of the world's biggest food media moguls just keeps getting ...

  • NewsSportsAggregate

    The Oakland Raiders have filed paperwork with the NFL to relocate to Las Vegas, the league confirmed this morning. "Today, the Oakland Raiders submitted an ...

  • NewsAllCulture

    You might think virtual reality is overhyped, poised to fade out and never penetrate the mainstream, but it’s gaining traction in commercial markets. Casino operators ...

  • A&E

    In the past three seasons, the top-seeded teams have reached the big game, a streak that will run to four if the New England Patriots ...

  • Weekly Q&A

    "When someone who’s not used to looking at art is in a tour here at the Barrick and you see that light bulb go off, ...

  • Intersection

    Another piece of Vegas history now sleeps with the fishes.

  • Industry Weekly

    The R&B legend begins a special engagement at the Flamingo on January 17.

  • Dining News

    Plus, the Palm—not the Palms—starts Sunday Suppers, Crafthaus launches new flavors and the Westgate team is going to NYC.

  • Dining

    The Vegas beer scene is just getting better.

  • Industry Weekly

    "I started off as a busboy at Rao’s New York at the age of 12—never thinking I was going to stay in the family business—and ...

  • A&E

    A few years ago, smart TVs were the hot ticket. This year there were virtual reality headsets everywhere.

  • Music

    The singer-songwriter performs at Caesars' Colosseum January 13 and 14.

  • Dining

    Chef Hemant Kishore is dishing up unique Indian flavors and more.

  • Dining

    Nevada represents the 33rd state to gain distribution of the acclaimed Boulder, Colorado brews.

  • Industry Weekly

    From Kendrick Lamar to DJ Snake and Richie Hawtin, there's something for everyone.

  • Music

    The local bands and artists will get you going in the new year.

  • Industry Weekly

    The braised beef shortrib is always in style.

  • Fine Art

    The former Las Vegan's second show in a month stimulates in unexpected ways.