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39th Annual UNLVino (photo gallery)

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39th Annual UNLVino (photo gallery)

The 39th annual UNLVino brought out wine, spirit and beer enthusiasts to help raise money for scholarships for UNLV’s hospitality students.  The festival was broken down into four food and beverage tasting events from April 18 – 21: Bubble Licious, Sake Fever, Grand Tasting and the new Bar-b-q. Bubble Licious took place on April 18 […]

Clark County Fair 2013 (photo gallery)

Clark County Fair 2013 (photo gallery)

Photos by Tom Jones IV Logandale, Nevada is the annual site for the Clark County Fair. This year’s event is witnessed here by a few images of fun and frolic, pigs, bears, scares and dares. The April 11-14 fair featured the ever popular pee wee rodeo, featuring the “mutton bustin“ competition, including an age appropriate […]

Anthony Alegrete is the Rabbit that Escaped the Jungle

Anthony Alegrete is the Rabbit that Escaped the Jungle

By Shella Sebay Las Vegas Informer Photos by Eric Ita Being a proud father, husband, businessman and student comes naturally to Anthony Alegrete.  There are no surprises there: anyone would be proud to wear those titles.  But there is something else Anthony is proud of, and not everyone shares his same view.  Anthony is proud […]

This Saturday, Judith August Signs ‘Gotcha Covered’ and Dr. Julio Garcia Talks About Foundation of Beauty at ECCOCI Boca Park

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This Saturday, Judith August Signs ‘Gotcha Covered’ and Dr. Julio Garcia Talks About Foundation of Beauty at ECCOCI Boca Park

by Debbie Hall, Editor Informer Media Group ECCOCI Boca Park will focus on beauty on Saturday with a book signing with “Gotcha Covered, The Compact Guide to Camouflage Makeup” author Judith August and free lecture by world renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Julio Garcia. Attendees will also be able to enter to win a $250 gift […]

The 2013 Municipal Election Results Are In

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The 2013 Municipal Election Results Are In

By Andre’ Haynes Las Vegas Informer The 2013 Municipal Election results are in. Congratulations to all the winners. A total of 17,638 people, or 12.35 percent of active registered voters, cast primary ballots, down from 12.79 percent in 2009. The final results are as follows: Las Vegas City Council, Ward 2  Winner is incumbent, COUNCILMAN […]

The Fall of Expelled Lawmaker Steven Brooks

The Fall of Expelled Lawmaker Steven Brooks

By Andre’ Haynes Las Vegas Informer 2013 has been unfavorable so far to expelled lawmaker Steven Brooks. Since January he has been the brunt of jokes and also reinforced negative stereotypes of black men and Democrats alike. Who would have thought that a once respected and promising politician would end up self-sabotaging his career? When […]

Shuttered Key Largo Casino Severely Damaged in Blaze

Shuttered Key Largo Casino Severely Damaged in Blaze

By Joe Buda Las Vegas Informer Las Vegas – The shuttered Key Largo Casino suffered a severe fire today (March 28).  Over 100 firefighters and 40 units responded to the four-alarm blaze, which caused $4.5 million in damage. Two firefighters were injured in the blaze with non-life threatening injuries. The fire caused extensive damage throughout […]

The Men of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Speak Out Against Sex Trafficking in the Black Community

The Men of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Speak Out Against Sex Trafficking in the Black Community

By Vanessa McConnell  Las Vegas Informer Las Vegas is gearing up for an Important and Explosive event targeting “Human trafficking” with the “Gentlemen Don’t John” campaign.   This community forum event will bring the reality of the sex trafficking problem to a new awareness reaching out to community leaders, members and organizations to stand up and speak […]

A Better Than Average Bullying Program

A Better Than Average Bullying Program

By Andre’ Haynes Las Vegas Informer Standing 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing in less than 175 lbs., Lance Parvin does not look like a stereotypical martial arts instructor. As a matter of fact some would say that he looks like a stereotypical bully victim. The latter cannot be farther from the truth because […]

Sons of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade Entertains in Henderson

Sons of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade Entertains in Henderson

By Dougie Sinclair, Contributing Writer Las Vegas Informer The downtown Henderson Water Street District was alive this St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Thousands of families from across the Valley came to celebrate the luck of the Irish in the 47th annual Sons of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival. Organizers chose “The Harp & the […]

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