Neon Eden

A last installment of Sun columnist J. Patrick Coolican's Neon Eden column.

Our Downtown columnist offers friendly advice for the area as he prepares to move on

November 28th, 2012

A last installment of Sun columnist J. Patrick Coolican's Neon Eden column.

  • Joe Downtown

    Will the wrecking ball arrive after all is said and done?

  • Joe Downtown

    Chicago's turnaround mayor is in Las Vegas this week for a Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

  • Joe Downtown

    Some poor soul bought a two-bedroom, two-bath unit at the Juhl tower Downtown in 2009 for $465,804. The same unit sold earlier this year for ...

  • Joe Downtown

    The retro homes were designed smarter than the track homes lining suburban streets.

  • Joe Downtown

    The possibilities seem endless for the seven acre space.

  • Joe Downtown

    Will wealthy yuppies and retail outlets like J. Crew soon dominate the area?

  • Joe Downtown

    There's no shortage of great projects going on Downtown. Check out our list.

  • Joe Downtown

    It was time to come out of a six-month retirement from Downtown carousing and check in on the scene.

  • Joe Downtown

    A prominent business person suggested to me that to solve the homeless problem Downtown, we should buy an empty subdivision in the suburbs and move ...

  • Joe Downtown

    Neonopolis, the behemoth mall-ish structure at Las Vegas Boulevard and Fremont, has collected a number of inventive descriptions and nicknames. Its own developer, Rohit Joshi, ...

  • Joe Downtown

    There's a long-range plan for trails downtown, but where's the money going to come from?

  • Joe Downtown

    It's hard to imagine a great city without great parks.

  • Joe Downtown

    The Downtown Project’s plan to open dozens of small businesses in the next few years after picking from hundreds of at-times highly creative submissions can ...

  • Joe Downtown

    How bail bonds work, what the bondsmen do and more.

  • 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 ...

  • Joe Downtown

    For years, Fremont East was a fun place to drink, especially if you were so committed to drinking (you know who you are) that you ...

  • Joe Downtown

    Las Vegas could learn something from the City of Angels.

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  • Nightlife

    "The business is now primed for continued success and ready to move into its next exciting phase of development."

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Las Vegas has taken a beating from the architecture establishment over the years, with critics characterizing the city’s resorts and casinos as a carnival of ...

  • NewsAllSports

    While Craven, who is supervising the project, isn’t as bold as Gillett in claiming construction is ahead of schedule, he is confident the Golden Knights ...

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    The rowdy, sign-toting crowd at the Arts District Saturday morning for the March for Science stayed true to its protest cry: “Science not silence!” ...

  • Music

    With its ample dancefloor pit and varied perspectives, the Chelsea may be the right venue for a festival-suited act like Empire of the Sun.

  • A&E

    The annual observance rewards Clark County School District teachers with lavish gifts, prize money and an elegant ceremony for their hard work positively affecting students’ ...

  • Industry Weekly

    The fashion and lifestyle blog launched by Kelley and Victoria Fertitta is bright, fresh and full of energy, not unlike the sisters themselves.

  • Music

    The Oscar-winning film composer talks stage fright and the "BRUMMMMM" sound from "Inception."

  • Industry Weekly

    He’s honored as Worldwide Record Store Day Legend while he returns to his residency production at the Colosseum.

  • Music

    So much metal, so little un-punctured eardrum.

  • Dining

    Chef Vic “Vegas” Moea’s latest offering is perfect for hungry students

  • Reviews

    Momofuku stole the spotlight, but the new Japanese offering at Cosmopolitan is worth your time.

  • Industry Weekly

    Snoop headlines the Mount Kushmore Wellness Retreat Tour at Mandalay Bay Beach.

  • Stage

    White Rabbit, Red Rabbit will be performed on consecutive Thursdays at five local theaters.

  • Music

    Goldenvoice has grown the festival map out to accommodate another 25,000 people, which puts estimated attendance at 125,000.

  • Music

    From the downtuned metalcore of A Friend, A Foe to the melodic edge of We Gave It Hell, these locals are ready to represent at ...

  • A&E

    The Strip isn’t the only place to cruise … but it made the list, too.

  • Music

    “Skinny Love” featured Justin Vernon on acoustic guitar with his two drummers backing him—along with 2,000 or so background singers in the crowd.

  • Music

    It was hardly a classic Gaga performance, it was forceful and entertaining—and retained its jawdroppingly enormous audience.

  • Intersection

    There’s just one catch: NV89 isn’t on Las Vegas’ broadcast dial.