They’ve become a common part of the Southern Nevada desert: utility terrain vehicles zipping around the Nellis Dunes recreation area north of Las Vegas or Jeep Jamborees negotiating bumpy Rocky Gap Road from the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area to Pahrump.
Las Vegas’ craft beer movement has tapped downtown in a big way, with the recent openings of a new microbrewery and a beer garden on both ends of the Fremont Street Experience.
If he could have one super power, Bob Elkins would pick time travel. “I would like to go back to in the time before 1980,” he said, “when there wasn’t anything like AIDS, and I hadn’t lost my friends.”
It’s hard to single out the most noteworthy part of the recent sale of a local CVS drugstore. Maybe it’s the deal’s price tag, certainly the most expensive CVS ever sold locally. Perhaps it’s the shop’s location on the Strip just south of Sahara Avenue, which positions it as a harbinger of development to come.
The ink was hardly dry on lottery giant Scientific Games Corp.’s $1.5 billion buyout of slot machine manufacturer WMS Industries when the corporate management team was shaken up with a new CEO and chairman in November. An even larger transition could come later this year.