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Las Vegas-to-Monterrey flights launching in December
Aug. 19, 2014
A discount air carrier says it will start offering nonstop service again between Las Vegas and the Mexican city of Monterrey. Mexican company VivaAerobus is launching four...
Technicians trim a piece of fabric on a seam welder at Creative Tent International July 30, 2014.
Preferring Southern Nevada’s workforce over Arizona’s, tent maker plants stakes in Henderson
Aug. 19, 2014
They’ve backed off from building a tent-covered tent manufacturing plant, but owners of Creative Tent International are up and running in Henderson after ditching Arizona. The company — which sells commercial tents in more than 60 countries for banquets, tennis court coverings, helicopter hangars and other uses — has hired ...
This Wednesday July 23, 2014, photograph shows casinos along the Atlantic City, N.J. boardwalk, from left, the Trump Taj Mahal Casino, with its Chairman Tower, the Showboat Casino Hotel, and the Revel Casino Hotel.
Atlantic City fears closing casinos may be eyesore
Aug. 18, 2014
Before summer ends, Revel, Trump Plaza, the Showboat and the Atlantic Club will be shuttered ex-casinos, leaving Atlantic City officials looking for a way to avoid having dark, empty shells on its signature Boardwalk. Analysts and entrepreneurs ...
Maine woman sues GM after suffering burn from heated seat
Aug. 18, 2014
A Maine woman who says she suffered a third-degree burn from a heated seat in Chevrolet Suburban has sued General Motors. Emma Verrill says in her suit filed in U.S. District Court in Portland, Maine, that GM failed to...
Dole Whip Float at Pineapple Park in the Boulevard Mall.
Shop whipping up frozen treats; Flame burns out at El Cortez as new spot planned
Aug. 18, 2014
Dole Whips take over former McDonald's location at mall as El Cortez prepares to say goodbye to longtime downtown steakhouse.
Montreal Impact goalkeeper Evan Bush keeps his eyes on the ball as Chicago Fire's Mike Magee (9) moves in during the first half of a Major League Soccer game Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Montreal. Findlay Sports and Entertainment is proposing building a stadium and bringing an MLS franchise to Symphony Park in downtown Las Vegas.
Is it finally Las Vegas’ time to get a major pro sports team?
Aug. 17, 2014
We’ve heard the pitches for years. One year it’s basketball, the next year it’s hockey, or baseball. So you can hardly blame Las Vegans for being skeptical about our ...
The Notes: Aug. 17-23
Aug. 17, 2014
In the Notes: Mulberry, AllSaints, CenturyLink, Berger & Son Fine Jewelers, Preferred Public Relations, Aliante Integrated Physical Medicine, Digital Lizard, Harrah's, Shift Hospitality and more ...
Jessica Rosman and Arturo Palencia of Skere Spirits are seen with the three different mezcals their company produces Friday, Aug. 8, 2014.
Spreading the word about mezcal
Aug. 17, 2014
Mezcal, the distilled liquor made from the maguey plant, is the essence of Mexican culture, say the owners of a business dedicated to promoting the drink in the United States ...
The Data: Aug. 17-23
Aug. 17, 2014
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]
Small businesses rise with perseverance, passion
Aug. 17, 2014
Challenges of working for yourself can come from any direction, so those who succeed need the right personality, idea and education. It's not for everyone, but when it works, it's worth all the trouble ...
People on the Move: Aug. 17-23
Aug. 17, 2014
In the People: Jason Barron, Jen Wenk, Donnell Bayot, Cecilia Darr, Timothy Henderson, Veronica Kawka, Allie Mandel, Heidi Newhouse, David Bowers, Andrew Youkana and more ...
Executive Chef Jeremy Bringardner, a winner on "Chopped," will train the crew in the new Henderson restaurant Lyfe Kitchen at The District on Tuesday, July 8, 2014.
New quick-service restaurant not just good for you; it’s good
Aug. 17, 2014
LYFE Kitchen, run by an accomplished chef with an enthusiasm for nutrition, aims to dispel the belief that food can't be fast, tasty and healthy ...
Jury awards couple $2.4 million in suit against Meridian developer
Aug. 15, 2014
A jury today awarded $2.4 million to a couple who sued the developers of an upscale condominium complex near the Las Vegas Strip.
The Revel casino is seen Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Atlantic City.
Revel casino to close 8 days earlier than planned
Aug. 15, 2014
The $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel that opened just over two years ago as a hoped-for savior for Atlantic City's flagging casino industry will close a week earlier than ...
Hauntrepreneur Jason Egan stands inside Fright Dome that he designed at Circus Circus in Las Vegas on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013.
Fright Dome fires up ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’
Aug. 15, 2014
In the horror-film genre, the most exciting form of massacre is, of course, a chainsaw massacre. Preferably achieved in the great state of Texas. Fright Dome is teaming with the great ...

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