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<p>Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers fans react during the Super Bowl in February in the sports book at Red Rock Resort. Sports betting and watching the games in sports books are an event on par with other live sporting events.</p>


Jan 08, 2014 2:18pm
Bedlam. Lunacy. Chaos. Call it what you will. There’s nothing quite like being in one of the major...
<p>There&amp;#8217;s nothing creepy at all about mimes, especially not at the brand new Downtown Container Park!</p>


Updated: Nov 25, 2013 4:51pm
The Downtown Container Park had its soft opening this week, but there wasn’t much “soft”...


Oct 16, 2013 5:46pm
$500 millionis the amount UNLV President Neal Smatresk would like to raise to help fund a...
simple house


Oct 10, 2013 7:14am
60is the estimated number of families with vacation homes inside Lake Mead National...

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<p>Huntridge, Sept. 28, Launce Rake</p>


Updated: Oct 10, 2013 7:35am
The Huntridge Theater got a bright, shining new coat of white paint over the weekend, in large part thanks to hundreds of volunteers who picked up brushes to help out with the effort.Many of those...
<p>Don&amp;#8217;t be a pussy</p>

Short reflections on two signs I’ve seen recently

Mar 28, 2013 12:05pm
Sign No. 1: “DON’T BE A PUSSY…”(Tacked onto streetlight. Eastern Avenue and Sienna Heights Drive, Henderson, October 2012.)My neighbor has a three-car garage. For weeks, he’s parked two of his cars...

From the Black Neon Notepad: A series of occasional riffs by Kris Saknussemm

Mar 20, 2013 4:25pm
The first in an occasional series of riff-style essays.I’M someone with a lot of theories about things. I can’t help it. I’ve been like that ever since I can remember. When I ask people about their...
<p>An effigy burns at Burner Mondays at Bar + Bistro. PHOTO: STEPHANIE GONZALES.</p>

BIY — Burn it yourself

Mar 13, 2013 8:56pm
THERE ARE DRUMS, fire dancers, revelers. A tiny effigy sits at the center of it all. Eight p.m. is showtime. Everyone is gathered ’round, waiting. A rogue firework bursts from its canister and pops....
<p>Skip Martin, left, and Emanuel Schmidt play with the Emanuel Schmidt Quartet at the Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse during a Downtown Cultural Series jazz concert. PHOTO: BILL HUGHES</p>

Courthouse concert

Feb 20, 2013 6:38pm
I HAVE ONLY BEEN in the Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse jury assembly room twice. As you can imagine, neither visit was voluntary. In fact, I wanted to be anywhere but — especially the last time,...
<p>Ismael Aleman, far right, and Adriana Aleman, fourth from right, join supporters.</p>

Among the believers

Updated: Feb 14, 2013 1:21pm
THE LIBERALS PACKED ’EM in for Tuesday’s State of the Union watch party at the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada offices downtown.ProgressNow Nevada, DREAM Big Vegas, Mi Familia Vota, members...

Miki Sudo eats the wings

Updated: Feb 13, 2013 4:36pm
2 minutes, 28 seconds: Miki Sudo has eaten 30 wingsBleach blond and lean, Sudo’s the only woman in the Wing Bowl; the only contestant clocking in under 130 pounds; the only opponent who, between...
<p>The team from Charlie&amp;#8217;s Trojans from Phoenix, in white, congratulate the Los Angeles Killer B&amp;#8217;s after the B&amp;#8217;s win the game. PHOTO: BILL HUGHES</p>

Pitchers and catchers: On the scene at the Sin City Shootout

Updated: Jan 24, 2013 3:01pm
“Squeeze the ball!”“Down it hard!”“Run, gurrrl!”I was waiting to hear gay softball players shout lines like those. At first, when I sat down to watch the competing teams of the sixth annual Sin City...