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Downtown Las Vegas

Keep your eyes peeled for 1,000 brown-paper boxes meant to "spread a little cheer and #LocalLove around town."

Local tech companies play Santa, stashing gifts across Las Vegas

December 23rd, 2014

Keep your eyes peeled for 1,000 brown-paper boxes meant to "spread a little cheer and #LocalLove around town."

  • Hot Spots

    Plus, an Ugly Sweater Party at Ghostbar and a toy drive at a hookah lounge.

  • Hot Spots

    Plus, an adult toy drive (?!) and a new promo series at Insert Coin(s).

  • Stage

    Local child actors give deft performances in the satiric musical recounting the life and teachings of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard.

  • Music

    Watch the Scarecrow dance down the yellow-brick road to a live rendition of "Brain Damage" this week.

  • Music

    Downtown went country this weekend during NFR with the country-pop trio and openers David Nail and Maddie & Tae.

  • A&E

    And a mashup of a traditional nativity play and L. Ron Hubbard.

  • Hot Spots

    Plus, the DJ who turned Nashville to mashville is here to spin during the National Finals Rodeo.

  • Music

    Festival's 2015 edition set for May 23-25 in Downtown Las Vegas.

  • A&E

    Fascinated with the speed of the changing landscape Downtown, photographer Richard Brian captured his neighborhood.

  • Music

    These were trumpets culled from the deep, fracking the catalog for all things terrible and colossal.

  • Fine Art

    "It's time to refresh the project, look at options of location and ensure that our communication about the project is more clear than it has ...

  • As We See It

    And the chicken fried steak tastes just as good.

  • Incidental Tourist

    Annual checkup: The Downtown hotel and casino celebrated its one-year anniversary late last month.

  • As We See It

    Catch the flick (and a Q&A with the filmmakers) at Inspire Theater this week. Find all the details here.

  • Music

    It would mark a significant course reversal for Downtown Project, which purchased the Bunkhouse for $1.4 million last year, then spent months razing most of ...

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  • Breaking News

    Sam Nazarian has been the driving force behind SLS Las Vegas, but he encountered serious difficulty two weeks ago when ...

  • The Kats Report BlogAggregate

    Half of the long-running and market-topping KXMB 94.1 “The Mix” morning radio team has announced a departure. Mark DiCiero, who teamed with Mercedes Martinez for ...

  • Nightlife

    Hakkasan Group initiated a major shakeup of the Strip’s nightlife business today with plans to acquire another prominent nightlife company, The Light Group, for $36 ...

  • Dining

    What’s a girl to do when she knows her Las Vegas days are coming to an end? Eat up!

  • Film

    No movie could live up to the amount of controversy that Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s dopey comedy has been subject to recently.

  • Dining

    With all of that decorating and shopping, who has time to make dinner? Make a reservation instead.

  • Reviews

    There's a lot going on at the Light Group's first off-Strip restaurant ... almost too much.

  • Dining

    We have some surprises—only five of our 14 choices are on the Strip this year.

  • Dining

    This new Henderson deli is serving some of the most interesting and delectable food around.

  • As We See It

    A public nod to Las Vegas history like none other in this town.

  • Fine Art

    Reflecting and Projecting is as much about the process as it is about the end result.

  • Dining

    At this new Chinatown-area spot, you cook most of the food at your table's hibachi grill.

  • FeaturedBusiness

    The business a growing set of services that helps prisoners and their friends and family keep in touch through photos and phone calls.

  • As We See It

    So many venues involved in Hakkasan Group’s $36 million buyout of Light Group, so many questions to ask.

  • News & Notes

    Plus, a strong lineup coming for New Year's Eve and beyond.

  • Nightlife

    From big-name beatmeisters (Zedd! Calvin Harris!) to celeb-studded soirees (Iggy! Miguel!), where to get your party on this New Year's Eve.

  • Dining

    The Christmas Eve tradition is available two nights at the celeb chef's eponymous Cromwell restaurant.

  • As We See It

    The last time the Rebel football program made a move this bold was the 1998 hiring of John Robinson.

  • Christmas

    A longtime volunteer firefighter has come up with a new use for his family-owned goat herding business – eating old Christmas trees.