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February 6, 2016

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  • The Data: Jan. 31-Feb. 6

    February 1, 2016

    All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at research@vegasinc.com.

  • Take a run at a revered Las Vegas golf course, while you can

    February 1, 2016

    If you sampled tourists, it would be no surprise if a plurality said the “Desperado,” “Diablo” and “Outlaw” nines at Badlands Golf Club epitomize the experience of playing here.

  • Mehdi Zarhloul, president and CEO of Crazy Pita Rotisserie & Grill, poses at the original Crazy Pita at the The District in Henderson Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015. Zarhloul also has locations at Town Square and Downtown Summerlin.

    ‘If you want the silver platter, you have to go get it; it will never come to you’

    February 1, 2016

    The owner of Crazy Pita Restaurant Group talks about the importance of consistency in the food service industry, what the American dream means to him and the value of simplicity in management.

  • Island Company retail outlets sell men’s and women’s apparel, accessories, candles, beach memorabilia and more.

    In retail and on camera, it’s always showtime

    February 1, 2016

    The fashion company that evolved from a simple business philosophy — escape, travel, live — recently added two Las Vegas locations to its roster of outlets in Florida, Massachusetts and the Cayman Islands ...

  • Local business professionals share expectations, plans for improvement in new year

    Local business professionals share expectations, plans for improvement in new year

    February 1, 2016

    Set goals. Give back. Hire right. Level up. Put customers first. These are the expectations and plans for improvement shared with us by professionals who aim to take their businesses to the next level.

  • Editorial: Let’s act responsibly when the caucuses come to town

    February 1, 2016

    When it’s time to gather and discuss their preferences on presidential hopefuls, Nevadans would be best served to engage in civil discourse about issues important to them, rather than relying on mean-spirited and counterproductive rhetoric as too many candidates do.

  • Marine veteran Jamie Lane stands in his backyard Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in Las Vegas. Lane served with the U.S. Marines in Iraq, then later returned on his own to join Kurdish groups fighting ISIS in Syria.

    Las Vegas Marine veteran can’t get war out of his head

    February 1, 2016

    Given the choice between fighting ISIS in Syria as a volunteer — sleeping fitfully, subsisting on rations and fearing for your life — or playing slots in Las Vegas, most people would choose the latter. Marine Corps veteran Jamie Lane isn’t most people. He already has traveled to Syria once to fight with Kurdish forces, and he might do it again. “It’s tougher for me to ...

  • People on the Move: Jan. 31-Feb. 6

    February 1, 2016

    In the People: Dr. Suchada Chaiwechakarn, Bart Patterson, Bonnie Grant, Angela Go, Jeff Ferrari, Amy Lui, Michelle Beck, Melissa Zimbelman, Jeff Youngs, Matt Engle and more ...

  • An old mining shaft is shown on a hill in Searchlight, Nev. Monday Jan. 20, 2014.

    Mining 101: A brief history of the industry in Nevada

    February 1, 2016

    Nevada’s statehood came about largely as a result mining. The industry has evolved through the years into a heavily regulated, technologically advanced operation that continues to be a major economic driver for the state. In five minutes, we’ll make you an expert on what is mined, how it’s mined and where it’s mined ...

  • This story could save your life: How to escape dangerous situations

    This story could save your life: How to escape dangerous situations

    February 1, 2016

    Terrorism, sexual assault, abductions, home invasions, mass shootings and other heinous crimes have become commonplace. It’s impossible to guarantee that you’ll ...

  • The List: Businesses owned by minorities and/or women

    February 1, 2016

    Find out about businesses owned by minorities and/or women. This week, we rank them by number of employees as of Dec. 11, 2015.

  • Cemetery, like an HOA, has limits for decor

    February 1, 2016

    Workers at Las Vegas’ oldest cemetery have seen some strange things placed on grave sites. Some can remain, but many items are removed before long.

  • Health food tips for your game-day feast

    Health food tips for your game-day feast

    January 31, 2016

    Super Bowl Sunday is fast approaching, and with it comes a seemingly mandatory menu of unhealthy, tailgating-inspired foods. The good news is that practicing mindful eating during a day of indulgence doesn’t have to be a sacrifice. There are plenty of healthy swaps you can make to a game-day menu that won’t disappoint your scale or your taste buds.

  • Cocktail of the Week: La Guardia Cocktail

    Cocktail of the Week: La Guardia Cocktail

    January 31, 2016

    A strong rye whiskey tends to evoke mixed responses: There are passionate rye devotees, and there are people less enthused by the strong spirit. This cocktail can satisfy both.