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From the Chef: Shepard’s Pie

Written by Mark Marques Shepard’s Pie is a great dish to make for both the home and those office pot luck lunches.  While some people use instant mashed potatoes to create a Shepard’s Pie, nothing beats the flavor of the real thing.  The recipe below contains both the filling and the mashed potatoes.   Using this […]

Nevada Virtual Academy Students Head Back to School

  Written by PRNewswire-USNewswire On Monday, August 30, Nevada Virtual Academy (NVVA) students will head back to school.  But you won’t see the traditional buses or backpacks, instead these students will power up their computers and log on back to school from their own homes for the official start of the 2010-2011 school year.  Nevada Virtual […]

Gaia Flowers: Creating a Downtown Community

Written by Kristan Obeng Gaia Flowers owner Peter Frigeri is using his shop to create a closely tied community in downtown Las Vegas’ center of creativity, the 18b Arts District. He opened Gaia in June 2009 because he admired and lived near the Arts District for 20 years.  He said, “I want customers to have a […]

What Can We Do To Become A “Pro Sports” City

Editorial written by Joe Buda As I mentioned in last week’s Editorial, I am beginning to feel like Charlie Brown trying to kick a football every time a new stadium proposal is announced.  I want to believe it is true, but at the last minute the ball is pulled away and I end up falling […]

Locos hosting Tailgate Training Camp 2010

Written by Joe Buda The Las Vegas Locos are holding a free Tailgate Training Camp 2010 this Saturday, August 28, starting at 6pm at Sam Boyd Stadium.    This fan event includes a scrimmage, as well as entertainment and activities.  The event will serve to give fans a taste of what the new game day experience […]

87 Plays: Dedicated to Helping Youth Athletics

Adam Bergen, Las Vegas Locos tight end, has quickly become a community fixture in Las Vegas.  In the past six weeks, he has visited Las Vegas four times for various Las Vegas Locos events, as well as discussing his new charity 87 Plays, which will benefit the athletic departments of schools that have been hit […]

Vegas Kings Shutout Titans

The Vegas Kings hosted the Tri County Titans on Saturday August 21, 2010 at the Kingdom.  The only time the game was close was before it began.  After the game started, it quickly turned ugly for the Titans. The Kings dominated the Titans throughout the game. The first score came early, as Kings running back […]

Yoga Sanctuary Offers a Safe, Nurturing Retreat

Written by Kristan Obeng Yoga Sanctuary’s healing and soothing influence, at its east and west side Las Vegas locations, have benefited people worldwide, according to its owner Sherry Goldstein. She explained, “It’s a sanctuary for them- a retreat,” adding this is why thousands of attendees come to her two studios from across the globe. ”The […]

Mitchell Todd

Just J Art Gallery (107 E Charleston Blvd, #235), inside the “The Arts Factory” is currently displaying “The Art of Mitchell Todd”.  The artist dares to go where others may not.  In his collection “Breaking the Illusion”, the artist depicts his life and experiences as an African-American.  The world can sometimes be cruel as shown […]

A Charlie Brown Stadium

I am beginning to feel like Charlie Brown trying to kick the football that Lucy is holding for me.  I really want to do it and I really believe that this time will be different.  That is how I felt this week when Mayor Oscar Goodman reported that preliminary talks were taking place to build […]

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