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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 […]

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 […]

Green Initiatives Blossom at Bellagio’s Conservatory & Botanical Gardens

Expert Horticulture Staff Implements Thriving Recycling Program Bellagio is world-renowned for the spectacular floral exhibitions found within its sunlit Conservatory& Botanical Gardens. Each display memorably showcases tens of thousands offlowers, plants and organic materials in artful vignettes. When an exhibitends, however, the journey just begins for each planting – all find a newbeginning through a […]

Nevada Commission on Economic Development Announces Search for International Representatives

CARSON CITY, Nev. – August 3, 2010 — Nevada Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki, who chairs the Nevada Commission on Economic Development, announced today that the commission is seeking proposals for professional services contractors to represent Nevada in Hong Kong and Beijing, China as a part of the commission’s award-winning International Trade Representative Program. “The Nevada International […]

Boyd Gaming Will Not Purchase Station Casinos Opco Assets

Boyd Gaming Corporation announced today it will not further pursue the acquisition of certain Station Casinos assets. Boyd gaming has been developing strategic acquisition plans to aquire the Opco assets held by Station Casinos for the last year and a half. Keith Smith, President and CEO of Boyd Gaming stated that ‘this opportunity no longer […]

Nevada’s Promise Lays Out Vision for Education Reform

LAS VEGAS, July 22 /PRNewswire/ — Today copies of Nevada’s Promise:Excellence, Rigor, and Equity–the state’s application for the federal Raceto the Top education grant program–were sent to more than 600representatives from the public, private and nonprofit sectors of Nevada. “The initial goal was to create a plan–within a deadline–to submitfor $175 million in federal funds,” […]

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Green Entrepreneur Finds Success in Little Known Home Based Business.

Local entrepreneur TJ Beatty has found the business opportunity he’s been searching for. A software engineer by trade and having worked for someone else his entire career, TJ was looking for the opportunity to be his own boss. “I was burned out by Corporate America,” he says. “It wasn’t providing me the freedom, opportunity, or […]

CVS Caremark Earns Best Customer Service Award

WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 9 /PRNewswire/ — CVS Caremark’s (NYSE: CVS)Pharmacy Benefit Management Customer Care team was awarded a gold medal forBest Customer Service (America’s region) and a silver medal for BestCommunity Spirit by ContactCenterWorld.com at the organization’s TopRanking Performers Awards Conference in Orlando. The awards recognize thebest in the contact center industry. “We are honored […]

Free Lasagna at Buca di Beppo on July 29th

LAS VEGAS, July 7 /PRNewswire/ — Thursday, July 29 is officiallyNational Lasagna Day and Buca di Beppo will celebrate by offering FREElasagna. Valid at all Buca di Beppo locations throughout the country, guests whopurchase any Buca Small or Buca Large sized pasta or entree will receive afree lunch-sized portion of lasagna. During its celebration last […]

Nevada Cancer Institute Hires New Faculty Members

Las Vegas – June 22, 2010 – Nevada Cancer Institute is pleased to announce that five new cancer experts have joined its interdisciplinary faculty to help treat and discover a cure for cancer. “Nevada Cancer Institute continues to build its team of experts in order to fully meet the needs of Nevada’s cancer patients and […]

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