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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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  • Dining

    From Shake Shack to Guy Fieri and hangover burgers to jerk turkey burgers, let the battle for the best commence!

  • Music

    From brooding country to sunny psychedelia, dancey R&B to matte-black punk, local artists that will make you sit up and listen.

  • A&E

    In the end, the Las Vegas Wranglers skated full circle. Vanquished from their home ice at the Orleans Arena in December 2013, the team crisscrossed ...

  • As We See It

    Soccer moms in Summerlin? Too easy. Henderson residents watching the DIY Network and eating at Panera? Zip Code Lookup is kinda creepy ...

  • As We See It

    Bar bite buffets, open bars and butler-style service. Where are you watching this Super Sunday?

  • As We See It

    There’s no science here. Just silliness. But tell us we’re wrong about the mantis.

  • Stage

    Troy Heard, theater rebel: The man generates material at a ferocious rate, and seems fearless when it comes to experimenting with old and new. Right ...

  • Stage

    From Super Summer Theatre to Las Vegas Little Theatre, and everything in between.

  • Nightlife

    The brewery features a well-rounded menu for craft-beer lovers, as well as newbie hopheads.

  • As We See It

    Porn stars and pinot noir—because why not, right?

  • Weekly Q&A

    "Flying used to be this fantasy. We’ve realized it. Going to the moon. Going underwater in the deep. But people have yet to get the ...

  • Incidental Tourist

    New noodles at the California are a good start.

  • Chef Talk

    The empire-building chef and restaurateur just opened his new classic French brasserie at Aria.

  • Dining

    We’ll mention these tasty legends even though we don’t have to.

  • Nightlife

    Few changes to four-venue roster, which includes Diplo, Zedd and Avicii.

  • As We See It

    The annual porn convention returned this year with more space to explore and an expanded seminar series for fans.