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WHAT’S UP DOWNTOWN – OCTOBER 2014

WHAT’S UP DOWNTOWN – OCTOBER 2014

10/06/14

Vegas Valley Book Festival The 13th annual Vegas Valley Book Festival returns October 16 through 18 in downtown Las Vegas and the Clark County Library.  It brings together a wide variety of literary genres and cultural program, with most events taking place at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. The festival features more than 165 authors and Read More

SYMPHONY PARK – OCTOBER 2014

SYMPHONY PARK – OCTOBER 2014

10/06/14

Storyland at DISCOVERY Children’s Museum As children head into another school year, DISCOVERY Children’s Museum presents its own special learning environment aimed to build literacy skills in Nevada’s youngest learners. Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites, is a traveling exhibit that continues through January 4, 2015. The new exhibit is literacy-based and provides children with essential book-based experiences while equipping Read More

NEW TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD – OCTOBER 2014

NEW TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD – OCTOBER 2014

10/06/14

The Market Downtown The Market, located in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas on Fremont Street between 6th and 7th Streets at 611 Fremont Street, opens October 8. The space, an airy and modern take on the neighborhood bodega, combines a full-scale urban grocery shopping experience with an intimate café setting. The Market features traditional groceries, fresh produce, exceptional coffee Read More

NOTEWORTHY – OCTOBER 2014

NOTEWORTHY – OCTOBER 2014

10/06/14

Life is Beautiful Downtown Las Vegas welcomes the Life is Beautiful Festival, now in its second year, October 24 – 26. The giant downtown festival focuses on music, food, art and learning and is headlined by The Foo Fighters and Kanye West. Weekend passes and single day tickets, as well as the complete line up, are available at lifeisbeautiful.com Photo: Read More

ARTS DISTRICT – OCTOBER 2014

ARTS DISTRICT – OCTOBER 2014

10/06/14

Reclaimed Art Suppliez Reclaimed Art Suppliez is more than the first creative reuse store in Las Vegas. It is the embodiment of its two owners’ activist missions: give back to the community and promote re-purposing and sharing. Both Jen Harney and her business partner, Quency Hilton, say their store is part of the “circulatory system of giving” as Jen states. Read More

URBAN ENTHUSIAST – OCTOBER 2014

URBAN ENTHUSIAST – OCTOBER 2014

10/06/14

Joe Vergara, along with his sister, founded, after moving to Las Vegas from Chicago, SasaSweets, an award winning dessert manufacturer. Last December they opened the store front operation, Chillspot, in Downtown Container Park to sell their custom frozen treats. What made you want to open up shop in DTLV and more specifically Container Park? I believe in the power of Read More

DOWN TO BUSINESS – OCTOBER 2014

DOWN TO BUSINESS – OCTOBER 2014

10/06/14

Down to Business: Co-Working in DTLV Downtown Las Vegas is a place defined by new and exciting ideas. Many a tech start-up has found its way to the area, and more and more writers, artists and entrepreneurs are relocating to this creative hot spot. The eternal plight of freelancers and small business owners everywhere is how to maintain motivation without Read More

JUST FOR FUN – OCTOBER 2014

JUST FOR FUN – OCTOBER 2014

10/06/14

Between the bartenders in bow ties and the best patio view of the stage in Container Park, Oak and Ivy might be the best kept secret on Fremont Street. Its impressive selection of American whiskey and collection of craft cocktails doesn’t hurt either. Check it out online at oakandivy.com for hours and a complete drink menu. Photo: Courtesy Oak and Read More

USA TODAY

9/12/14

Five myths about Las Vegas: Everett Potter, Special for USA TODAY Read More