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Noteworthy – May 2016

Noteworthy – May 2016

5/03/16

Nevada H&C Distilling Company, owned by Jonathan Hensleigh and Aaron Chepenik, who in 2007 co-founded The Griffin, recently won two coveted awards at the 16th annual San Francisco World Spirits Competition ® (SFWSC).   The company’s Smoke Wagon Bourbon, in the “aged up to five years” category, took home gold; its Silver Dollar Vodka won silver. In total, nearly 1,900 other Read More

Symphony Park – May 2016

Symphony Park – May 2016

5/03/16

Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT) concludes its 44th Season with the most famous tale of star-crossed lovers, Romeo & Juliet. NBT will transport audiences to 15th Century Verona through Sergei Prokofiev’s magnificent score, Romeo & Juliet, Op. 64. With its dual story line of comedy and tragedy, this epic tale of innocent love will be told through inventive choreography, sword fighting Read More

New to the Neighborhood – May 2016

New to the Neighborhood – May 2016

5/03/16

The 315 unit apartment complex located at 211 N. 8th Street is the newest addition to Downtown Project’s holdings in the Fremont East area. The 211 offers freshly redesigned micro-units and studio apartments that make efficient use of limited space. Rents start at $650 monthly and include all utilities including wireless internet and cable. Outdoor amenities feature a dog park Read More

Arts District – May 2016

Arts District – May 2016

5/03/16

Derek Stonebarger, DTLV activist and entrepreneur, is opening a new drinking, dining and antiquing spot on Main Street this summer. Stonebarger, along with his wife Dorian will operate and curate ReBAR. Co-owners Charles & Sarah Vlassic, John P. Witucki and Rob Gurdison round out the ownership team of the new tavern and shop. ReBAR features vintage, antique and repurposed items Read More

Urban Enthusiast – May 2016

Urban Enthusiast – May 2016

5/03/16

Manhattan born and raised, Todd Kessler has long played an important role in the redevelopment of downtown Las Vegas. First, as a one-time owner of the Lady Luck and developer of the property that eventually became Downtown Grand, revitalizing Third Street along the way.  And more recently, as the real estate advisor who helped Downtown Project amass significant land holdings Read More

What’s Up Downtown – May 2016

What’s Up Downtown – May 2016

5/03/16

For starters, the organization has a new name – sort of.  In its former life, the nonprofit group dedicated to promoting downtown Las Vegas as a great place to live, work, and play was commonly referenced via its acronym – DLVA.   Now, the growing organization is putting its focus on the collaborative nature of its mission by focusing on the Read More

Your City – May 2016

Your City – May 2016

5/03/16

The city of Las Vegas has as new and fresh online look thanks to a recently launched website at www.lasvegasnevada.gov. In addition to fun and engaging visuals that reflect Las Vegas as an iconic city, the new website offers a more user-friendly experience. This is the first redesign of the site in more than10 years. “We didn’t want this to Read More

Just For Fun – May 2016

Just For Fun – May 2016

5/03/16

DjangoVegas! returns to downtown Las Vegas Saturday, June 18, to celebrate the music of Django Reinhardt and other gypsy jazz musicians past and present. This year’s event will feature the Frank Vignola Trio, The Rhythm Future Quartet, Hot House West, and The Hot Club of Las Vegas. The concert begins at 6 p.m. with cocktail service and pre-concert entertainment starting Read More

Noteworthy – April 2016

Noteworthy – April 2016

4/04/16

April 14th is 18b Day – an event to mark the city of Las Vegas’ official designation of 18b, The Las Vegas Arts District in 2000. The day is celebrated in true arts fashion with live painting and performances, in addition to speakers and updates on what’s happening in the neighborhood. The 18b name originates from the 18 blocks originally Read More

Symphony Park – April 2016

Symphony Park – April 2016

4/04/16

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health is now recruiting participants for its new, multi-center Alzheimer’s disease (AD) treatment trial EMERGE. The main purpose of the study is to determine if the experimental drug B11B037 can slow down the progression of symptoms in early Alzheimer’s. Men and women ages 50 – 85 years of age diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and Read More