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Recent Stories (view all stories)
- Tips for a smoother ride at Wet ’n’ Wild
- Saturday, June 1, 2013
- Since Wet ’n’ Wild Las Vegas’ long-awaited opening, visitors have flooded the water park excited to be the first to explore its towering slides and various attractions.
- 8 things you might not know about Lake Mead
- Tuesday, May 28, 2013
- Lake Mead is more than just a body of water leading up to the architectural wonder that is Hoover Dam. A closer look at the lake reveals a region full of hidden gems and activities that go beyond a fun-filled afternoon on the water. There are hiking trails that lead to hot springs, a diversity of wilderness terrains that go from craggy cliffs to flat valleys, and a sunken World War II B-29 bomber among the many areas to explore in the national recreation area.
- New Firefly location welcomes customers, begins task of regaining their trust
- Saturday, May 25, 2013
- A feeling of apprehension consumed Firefly Tapas Kitchen & Bar owners Tabitha and John Simmons moments before it opened the doors to its new location on Paradise Road on Friday. Almost a month prior, the restaurant’s old location was shut down by health inspectors after a major salmonella outbreak sickened 294 patrons. The restaurant may have moved only a couple of blocks to its new location, but they wondered, would the customers follow?
- It's back! New Wet 'n' Wild wins over frolickers thirsty for Las Vegas water park
- Friday, May 24, 2013
- Moments before the Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas water park opened on Friday, investor Roger Bulloch faced the crowd from a podium and realized his time was limited.
- The girl next door? No, maybe PETA's Sexiest Vegan Next Door
- Saturday, May 4, 2013
- Rachelle Ryerson made the switch to a vegan lifestyle two years ago. Now Ryerson, a Las Vegas model, says she’s in the best shape of her life, and the public seems to have noticed.
- Author strips down city to find 'Everyday Las Vegas'
- Saturday, April 27, 2013
- Urban geography professor Rex Rowley knows what it’s like to live in Las Vegas. He was a local. It wasn’t until he attended the University of Kansas that Rowley realized just how unusual it was that residents in a city identify themselves as a "local."
- Wahoo's Fish Taco expanding with two Henderson restaurants
- Saturday, April 6, 2013
- Paul Kraft fell in love with Wahoo’s Fish Taco 11 years ago in Costa Mesa, Calif. Last year, he decided to combine his love with his work. He obtained franchise rights from the chain and brought Wahoo’s Fish Taco to Las Vegas.
- In North Las Vegas, a crown jewel finds itself in need of a white knight
- Maintenance, operating costs may plague city's new Craig Ranch Park
- Tuesday, March 12, 2013
- Although the opening of North Las Vegas’ Craig Ranch Park is just months away, the cash-strapped city is still figuring out how it’s going to pay to maintain the $126 million park.
- Hundreds of thousands ring in 2013 in Las Vegas
- Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013
- With fireworks, fanfare and frivolity, Las Vegas once again showed the world Monday night how to put on a New Year's Eve party as 300,000-plus New Year's Eve revelers on the Las Vegas Strip and Fremont Street braved sub-freezing temperatures to toast the first few ticks of 2013.
- Blog: Celebrating New Year's Eve, Vegas style
- Monday, Dec. 31, 2012
- Despite a nip in the air as temperatures drop into the 30s, Las Vegas is giving its traditional warm New Year's Eve welcome to hundreds of thousands of visitors tonight throughout the Strip and in the downtown's Fremont Street. As the expected gathering of some 314,000 revelers celebrate, Sun reporters and photographers will be capturing the sights and sounds of celebration.
Recent Blog Posts (view all entries)
- Photos: Free Ben & Jerry's ice cream served by L.V. celebs warms the soul
- Wednesday, April 10, 2013
- For one hour, BMX professional Ricardo Laguna and a cast of Revolver dancers scooped ice cream cones in virtual anonymity on Tuesday at ...