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  • Business

    Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013

    At a sprawling home for sale near Flamingo Road, you can golf, barbecue, swim, relax in a hot tub, dance under a starry sky and make breakfast while gazing at the mountains. All while 26 feet underground. The two-bedroom, three-bathroom house at 3970 Spencer St. might be the most peculiar in Las Vegas. It is buried 26 feet underground, underneath a typical suburban two-story house. A few miles east of the Strip, it was built in the 1970s to give people a place to safely retreat if the Soviets wiped out humanity with a nuclear missile strike.

  • Breaking News

    Tuesday, July 30, 2013

    This is one expensive shoe box. A condo — all of 599 square feet — on the 56th floor of the Cosmopolitan’s east tower recently sold for $675,000, or $1,126.88 per square foot.

  • Business

    Monday, July 22, 2013

    Welcome to Nevada, a great place for business. A state overflowing with shell corporations. A place where corporate taxes practically are unheard of. A land where executives aren’t bothered by certain kinds of lawsuits. A safe haven from nosy outsiders and stockholders who want to know more about your company.

  • Las Vegas

    Monday, July 8, 2013

    The Shops at Crystals, the luxury Las Vegas mall that opened during the recession and still struggles for shoppers, will get a handful of new tenants this year. Three stores are expected to open in August at the Strip property.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, June 25, 2013

    The housing bust toppled tons of houses in Las Vegas, even flamboyant pianist Liberace's mansion. The late musician’s former house at 4982 Shirley St. went up for sale last week for $529,900, more than $3 million less than what it sold for during Las Vegas' housing boom.

  • Business

    Monday, June 17, 2013

    Now 85 and still working part-time at Meadows Bank, the self-described “old-fashioned banker” built her career at a time when many women were confined to secretarial jobs. She transcended traditional gender roles to become one of the most well-known bankers in the valley – a local celebrity of sorts.

  • Food

    Tuesday, April 30, 2013

    A popular Las Vegas tapas restaurant that closed last week after a supposed salmonella outbreak had received fluctuating health-inspection grades over the years.

  • Business

    Sunday, March 31, 2013

    Sports super fans often shell out big money to support their favorite teams. They buy season tickets for home games, fly to away games and stock up on piles of merchandise. Sometimes, they get team tattoos. Their loyalty — and spending — knows no boundaries. A Las Vegas startup is trying to capitalize on those obsessions by putting hardcore fans even closer to the action.

  • Las Vegas

    Tuesday, March 26, 2013

    Some real estate investors want to bring back the style and charm of an aging Las Vegas apartment complex where members of the famed Rat Pack once lived.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013

    Las Vegas Valley moviegoers will get a dash of luxury — and alcohol — next month when a new high-end movie theater opens in Henderson. The eight-screen Galaxy Green Valley Luxury+ Theatre is scheduled to open March 8 in Green Valley Town Center on East Sunset Road. The multiplex will serve wine and draft beer, and all of its seats will be reclining with powered footrests. “It's a different experience,” said Rafe Cohen, Galaxy Theatres co-owner and president.

  • Business

    Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013

    Guns and ammunition are flying off the shelves in Las Vegas. The fear of heightened regulation has sent people streaming into valley gun stores for gear and training. But the rush on guns, while good for the local economy, could hurt the valley's image.

  • Business

    Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013

    The Las Vegas housing market had a strong year in 2012 with increased sales and rising prices. Here are some of the most expensive homes sold.

  • Breaking News

    Monday, Dec. 3, 2012

    Developers of the Shops at Summerlin have signed their second anchor store, giving another boost to the long-delayed project. Howard Hughes Corp. said Monday that Dillard’s will operate a two-level, 200,000-square-foot department store scheduled to open in fall 2014.

  • Business

    Monday, Oct. 15, 2012

    It's not cheap to live like a Las Vegas king. Suites and villas on the Strip can cost a few grand — or even a few dozen grand — a night.

  • Business

    Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012

    The cab line on a recent afternoon at the Las Vegas Premium Outlets downtown snaked but moved quickly as tourists carrying bags of merchandise piled into cars. Hundreds of shoppers roamed the open-air center, shuttling from one store to the next, looking for bargains.