From Strip Clubs to Startups: Old Las Vegas’ New Gamble

Huffington Post (blog)
But how will Las Vegas, a city best known for its desert-laden landscape and tawdry, tourist attractions overcome the perceptions and be taken seriously for emerging startups, their founders and teams? Will they be able to attract enough talent to

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Shopping small: Specialty shops for meats, fish and baked goods are fresher …

Las Vegas CityLife
And it’s nice to support a local mom-and-pop business rather than a faceless national chain. I doubt I’ll be walking to a Las Vegas specialty store soon, but there are some great shops out there if you know where to look. John Mull’s Meats (3730 Thom

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Las Vegas Market introduces Global Goodness initiative

Home Accents Today
Five companies will be honored with the inaugural Global Goodness awards during the summer 2013 Las Vegas Market, running July 29-Aug.2. “Many suppliers today understand that good deeds and good business go hand-in-hand,” said Dorothy Belshaw,

 

English: World Market Center Las Vegas Building B

English: World Market Center Las Vegas Building B (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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Experts say new-business startups turning around despite obstacles, deceiving …

Las Vegas Review-Journal
With the Las Vegas economy slowly climbing out of its deepest economic pit since the Great Depression, thousands of other entrepreneurs also will try their hands this year at being their own bosses. But the business license counts of various

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Malls, retailers thrive as industry trade show prepares to descend on Las Vegas

Las Vegas Review-Journal
As their positive sales growth continues, local shopping centers on the Strip are getting ready to welcome the rest of their industry. Next week, the International Council of Shopping Centers’ annual convention, RECon, comes to Las Vegas, bringing with

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Positively Las Vegas Students donate water bottles, teachers get pie in their face

KTNV Las Vegas
Students got the chance to throw pies in the face of administrators, after donating more than 45,000 water bottles to the Las Vegas Rescue Mission. “It’s awesome seeing the camaraderie of the city and the students, getting excited about doing something

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What a long, strange Strip

Toledo Blade
As I zipped through the curvy Hoover Dam highway for perhaps the final time almost five years ago, I didn’t think I’d miss what I was leaving behind: a nearly nine-year investment in Las Vegas. So I was surprised when I found myself fondly recalling my …  CityCenter-Night2-300x181

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Joe Downtown: Is Downtown too insular for its own good?

Las Vegas Weekly
Joe Downtown: 36 Downtown developments you should know about; 4. Bill Maher talks about his residency, pot and his dream ‘Real Time’ guest; 5. Welcome to the best barbecue in Las Vegas; 6. Slots with a butler: Venetian’s new high-limit parlor allows   

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Flight delayed? McCarran Airport is a good place to ‘hook up,’ online survey says

Las Vegas Sun
Las Vegas has long been known as the marriage capital of the world. Now, the city’s airport was named one of the best to hook up in. McCarran International Airport was ranked No. 2 in a list of the country’s best airports for hookups, compiled by the …  

 

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SLS, Resorts World projects bring new energy to Strip’s north end

English: View of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA from t...

English: View of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA from the top of the “The Stratosphere Las Vegas” an iconic tower, hotel, and casino located on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Casino City Times
“Penta brought a lot of local [sub-contractors] into the project that have worked on every major casino over the history of building Las Vegas,” said SLS Las Vegas President Rob Oseland. “These guys came in and did a good job prescreening the site.”

 

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