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Downtown Las Vegas

After two years of covering the Valley's hottest 'hood, columnist Joe Schoenmann is moving on.

Joe Downtown: A final column of advice, predictions and ponderings

August 27th, 2014

After two years of covering the Valley's hottest 'hood, columnist Joe Schoenmann is moving on.

  • Joe Downtown

    Does manufacturing project Factorli's demise signify a lack of planning on Downtown Project's part?

  • As We See It

    Trifecta Gallery in the Arts District is closing in January. Owner Marty Walsh and her husband Pete plan to move back to Ireland.

  • As We See It

    More than two years after putting the Arts Factory on the market, the longtime owner may have found the right buyers.

  • FeaturedDowntown Las Vegas

    The entrepreneur was one of the earliest supporters of—and investors in—the Downtown dream.

  • Joe Downtown

    Downtown Project's purchase of the land Atomic Liquors sits on has many scratching their heads.

  • Arts & EntertainmentDowntown Las VegasNightlife

    The Container Park watering hole offers an impressive menu of pours and exceptional array of cocktails.

  • Music

    Ronald Corso and Downtown Project have partnered for the multi-faceted new music project.

  • Best of Vegas 2014FeaturedDowntown Las Vegas

    A lot of Downtown coolness has come from or been touched by Michael Cornthwaite. A lot.

  • As We See It

    The Nextdoor app can bridge the gap between online connections and the real world.

  • As We See It

    The new Main Street store will have an updated industrial look—and your used jeans, of course.

  • Downtown Las VegasFeatured

    When a writer finds four Chinese Nationalist medals laid out carefully on a Las Vegas street, he embarks on a search to find their owner.

  • Hot Spots

    Also, the World's Largest Bachelorette Party.

  • Nightlife

    The personal playlists of local nightlife staff.

  • As We See It

    “This is my last time. I’m not Cher. At least no one can say I didn’t try.”

  • FeaturedDowntown Las Vegas

    Fremont in photos: Walk a few blocks past the hub of Downtown development, past Container Park; the new, old Atomic Liquors; and the Bunkhouse, preparing ...

  • Joe Downtown

    In June, President Obama singled out Jen McCabe, saying Las Vegas could become the center for “a revolution … in American manufacturing.”

  • As We See It

    Even if the beloved Downtown hangout's programming changes, other venues are carrying the independent-music torch.

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  • Incidental Tourist

    “We’re not here to build a hotel and move on,” Sam Nazarian said at the pre-opening press conference. “This is who we are. And we’re ...

  • Joe Downtown

    After two years of covering the Valley's hottest 'hood, columnist Joe Schoenmann is moving on.

  • A&E

    From big-name DJs to some awesome live music picks, how to get your party on this LDW.

  • Reviews

    Finding Mexican food in Las Vegas is easy, but just because it’s plentiful doesn’t mean it’s all good.

  • OpinionArts & Entertainment

    Do you remember when Henderson got its own Kwik-E-Mart? We do.

  • Music

    The new shows end before some of the old ones started. Really.

  • Music

    The band, which turns Velvet Underground songs into pizza anthems, hits LVCS on November 16.

  • NightlifeArts & Entertainment

    Didn't get inside? Check out these shots from the opening-night festivities.

  • Music

    If the venue continues to book rising stars, it might just be the best place to see them before they get big.

  • As We See It

    Fashion phenom: You almost forget she’s a teenager when she talks the industry talk. Then she gushes about a selfie with Project Runway’s Christian Siriano, ...

  • A&E

    Dance past and present this season at the Nevada Ballet Theatre.

  • A&E

    The best of the arts in galleries, on stages and even in the old Western Hotel.

  • FeaturedArts & Entertainment

    The Hunger Games returns -- and so does Dumb and Dumber.

  • Music

    From Katy Perry to Kiss, Ty Segall to Phish, fall's concert calendar is packed with notable names.

  • Film

    Here are 10 shows with some amount of promise, plus two old ones to keep watching.

  • Fine Art

    You had us at giant gnomes, Jesse. But, by all means, keep going.

  • As We See It

    Um, what?! You usually need to bust out the binoculars at Lake Mead.

  • As We See It

    The folks who own it gave us some pretty sweet mouse pad maps of the community, if you need some help ...

  • NightlifeArts & Entertainment

    From Big-name DJs to an off-Strip toga party to a rooftop beer festival, how to party it up this LDW in Las Vegas.