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The house sits on a 13,068-square-foot lot and has what the client brochure describes as “one of the largest pools in the neighborhood.” The mid-century modern interior is bright and ...

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January 18th, 2019

The house sits on a 13,068-square-foot lot and has what the client brochure describes as “one of the largest pools in the neighborhood.” The mid-century modern interior is bright and ...

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    From Siegfried & Roy to Lady Gaga, and Star Trek: The Experience to the High Roller

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    The Little Church of the West, the Old Mormon Fort and more.

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

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    By financing casinos at a time when other banks refused to consider making loans to them, visionary banker E. Parry Thomas helped build the foundation ...

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    It’s hard to comprehend now what Caesars palace meant to Las Vegas when it first opened in 1966. It had just 680 rooms (today: 4,610) ...

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    More than 1,700 CCSD students have participated in the museum's Investigating History program.

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    The Historic Westside destination was a boarding house that became a safe haven for black Boulder Dam (now Hoover Dam) construction workers.

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    “I will miss it very much,” says Cindy Slight, who’d been the owner of the local pub since 2010. “But I look forward to the ...

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    "Perhaps the most fitting celebration of her life is to embrace the history of the amazing place she helped to memorialize."

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    They are performers, ambassadors, archetypes. The Las Vegas Showgirls are Vegas' favorite mascots: elegant and alluring, strong and sophisticated.

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    Happy birthday, Ol' Blue Eyes, from famous friends whose memories make us miss you even more.

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    Raise a glass to the local institution at its birthday bash this weekend.

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    KNPR reported last week that the efforts of Huntridge Revival LLC to buy and restore the theater have officially ceased.

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    Thanks to materials from UNLV’s Special Collections and costumes from the Nevada State Museum, the exhibit celebrates the era appropriately.

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    The museum just received two costume sketch books from the vintage Vegas show's 1981 launch.

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    To the Western Shoshone, most of Nevada isn’t Nevada. At least not in the current sense. More than 150 years after the first treaty between ...

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    There was little doubt Def Leppard’s new engagement at Planet Hollywood’s Zappos Theater would be successful. The British band, newly inducted into the Rock and ...

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    Since opening in April, the 10,000-seat, $150 million Downtown Summerlin ballpark has become one of the places to be—and to be seen—in the Vegas Valley. ...

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    Almost all water used indoors in Southern Nevada is recycled, making outdoor water conservation a primary concern year-round. According to the Southern Nevada Water Authority, ...

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    After three years at the Hard Rock Hotel, the event—built loosely around heavy, psychedelic and metallic music—makes the move to Las Vegas Boulevard, becoming the ...

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    ‘Golden Hour’ translates extremely well live, plus she brings levity to the stage.

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    Ben Ruttner and James Patterson have been bringing delicious big-city vibes to the NoMad Pool this summer, and they’re back for another round on August ...

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    The restaurant takes after the Chipotle model, in which your meal is prepared to order along an assembly line of fresh ingredients.

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    The newest single is the infectious “Loco Contigo,” which opens with a megahook by J Balvin before an extra-elastic verse from Tyga.

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    Opened by restaurateurs Chris Connors and Li Sun—who own Me Gusta Tacos, also at the District at Green Valley the new spot is a sunshine-filled ...

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    “We’ll have weekends with a lineup of touring comedians, but for the most part, it will be bigger names that have played the Strip that ...

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    Most food and beverage items are offered as a trio—flights of shrimp, ceviche, mac ’n’ cheese, dips and pita, and even salad.

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    “We’re working on a soundtrack for a show. It’s quite heavy, a lot of it. The thing we were working on today was more plaintive ...

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    Frontman Kevin Starrs says he’s looking forward to catching The Original Misfits and proggy Portland band Danava. “I think they’re the best hard rock band ...

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    Young the Giant and Fitz and the Tantrums team up Downtown.

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    The real subjects of the exhibition are Las Vegas and the artist’s poignant experiences living here. By building and deconstructing imagery, he echoes our history ...

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    Director Darko Tresnjak remembers reading a biography of the last Russian tsar while suffering through pneumonia as a child in Yugoslavia, and becoming fascinated by ...

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    Experiment with creating your own personal Yowl of Power in the coming weeks, Aries.

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    William Carrier is a bruising power forward who stumbled his way into some goals last season, but his league-leading hits-per-game and physical presence is the ...