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We've grown accustomed to celebrating holidays in unusual ways this year — New Year's Eve is no exception. With the COVID-19 pandemic still running its course, Las Vegas has scaled back from its usual beloved New Year's Eve festivities. With no fireworks on The Strip, no hotel parties, no...
It’s a tale as old as time: some rivalries can’t be compromised. You’re either an Android user or an iPhone enthusiast. You’re either team Tupac or team Biggie. Netflix vs. Hulu. Nike vs. Adidas. Lakers vs. Celtics. Xbox vs. Playstation. Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones. And when you’re a Las Vegan, you’re...
The holidays are always a special time. We put our hectic schedules on pause, spend time with our families, show appreciation to our loved ones, reflect on the past year, and set goals for the upcoming year. But this year is different.  Due to the ongoing...
Last summer, Sherlock the pigeon spent his days aimlessly wandering around a corporate office center in Green Valley. The people who worked at that office took a liking to the lone pigeon, feeding and giving him water daily. One Saturday afternoon, John Wood stopped by the office. He became...
 There’s no doubt that the award-winning tagline “What Happens Here, Stays Here” is nothing short of a cultural phenomenon. The slogan rebranded Las Vegas as more than just a gambling destination, but put us on the map as a place for adult freedom and empowerment.  The catchphrase left a...
To your average person, it was just another unsuspecting Sunday morning in Las Vegas. But, if you’re a Raiders fan, it was a day that will forever go down in history. September 13 marked the first official NFL game for the Raiders since moving to Las Vegas. They were set to play against the...
It's September 7, 1996. Rapper Tupac Shakur and his entourage attended the Mike Tyson vs. Bruce Seldon boxing match at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas earlier that night.  While on his way to an afterparty, Tupac was gunned down in a drive-by shooting in Suge Knight's BMW while stopped at a red light...
Las Vegas is the entertainment capital of the world and there’s no doubt about it. On a nightly basis we are spoiled with an infinite plethora of activities to keep us entertained. From the remarkably produced stand-up comedy, magic, acrobatic, and dance shows on the strip, to the localized...
There’s a German proverb which states the phrases ‘Take-It-Easy’ and ‘Live-Long’ are brothers. This motto makes a lot of sense - one must be able to relax and practice self care to ensure a life of leisure and hopeful longevity.  Chinatowns newest coffee shop, Take It Easy Coffee Roasters...
‘I don’t care to feel like I belong / but you always did,’ professes Shamir in the outro of his dreamy introvert anthem “On My Own” from his upcoming “accidental quarantine album,” Shamir, which is set to release on October 2.  That’s the conundrum about Vegas - even if...




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