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The Notes: Legal, Aug. 12, 2019
Aug. 12, 2019
In the Notes: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Maria Gall, John Krieger, Scott Scherer, McDonald Carano, Chambers USA, Mountain States Super Lawyers and more ...
Don Fritsch is president of First Legal.
For legal support executive, teamwork is central to success
Aug. 12, 2019
Private investigator Don Fritsch stresses the importance of communication and shares a high-profile story about an assignment his company took for a legal defense team.
An artist's rendering of Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas..
Allegiant expects to ‘grow into’ newfound spotlight with Las Vegas stadium deal
Aug. 12, 2019
A year ago, Allegiant Air executives weren’t thinking about acquiring naming rights to a National Football League stadium in Las Vegas. But the chance to bring unprecedented awareness to ...
Public records: Aug. 12, 2019
Aug. 12, 2019
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Brand ambassador Rachel Segovia, pushes Addison Segovia, 7, in a stroller from Main Street Strollers, a stroller rental company, Tuesday, July 30, 2019.
Main Street Strollers rolls into Las Vegas
Aug. 12, 2019
After starting a successful stroller-rental business in Orlando this past year, Mark Ortenzo figured Las Vegas would be a good city for expansion. His business, Main Street Strollers, opened on the Strip in June and is the brainchild of Ortenzo and his wife, Catalina. “Las Vegas seemed like a natural fit for us,” Ortenzo said. “I travel to Vegas for my other business quite a bit, and I kept noticing more and more ...
A look inside the Macayo’s on West Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas on the popular eatery's last day of business on March 10, 2019. It closed after nearly 60 years of operation.
Last Macayo’s restaurant in Las Vegas closing this month
Aug. 7, 2019
The last Macayo’s restaurant in Las Vegas is scheduled to close later this month, according to a social media post. Macayo’s, which opened in Las Vegas in 1959, posted on its Facebook page Monday that ...
This July 16, 2019, photo shows the Barneys department store in New York.
Las Vegas store closing as Barneys seeks bankruptcy protection
Aug. 6, 2019
Barneys New York is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the latest retailer to buckle as shoppers move online. The iconic clothier founded almost a century ago will keep the doors open at its 10-story Madison Avenue store, but it has secured $75 million in financing to pay employees and vendors as ...
Glenn Alai is manager/producer for Penn & Teller, as well as president of the board of trustees for Aid for AIDS of Nevada.
For Penn & Teller's manager, growth occurs outside of the comfort zone
Aug. 5, 2019
The Penn & Teller magic show and Aid for AIDS of Nevada have a lot in common. Both are mainstays in Las Vegas, constantly tinkering with the formula that keeps them fresh and relevant to an audience that has known them for decades. The entertainers are longtime supporters of the AIDS Walk, which benefits AFAN, and their manager/producer, Glenn Alai, is president of the board of trustees for the nonprofit organization.
Public records: Aug. 5, 2019
Aug. 5, 2019
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The Notes: Aug. 5, 2019
Aug. 5, 2019
In the Notes: America First Credit Union, Michael Patane, Henderson Hospital, Brian Douglas, Justin Veilleux, Panattoni Development, CAI Investments and more ...
The model and actress Alicia Arden on July 21, 2019.
How Jeffrey Epstein used the billionaire behind Victoria’s Secret
July 30, 2019
In the mid-1990s, Jeffrey Epstein, the New York financier now facing federal sex trafficking charges, had developed an unusually strong hold on Leslie Wexner, one of the country’s most influential …
Rep. Susie Lee speaks during a roundtable discussion to highlight the importance of protecting Southern Nevada senior citizens from fraud and abuse, at the Henderson Multigenerational Center on Monday, July 29, 2019.
Rep. Susie Lee, senior citizen advocates discuss tackling phone scams
July 29, 2019
The robocall epidemic in America has hit almost everybody, but one demographic is highly targeted — senior citizens. U.S. Rep. Susie Lee, D-Las Vegas, held an event today to discuss the issue with senior advocates, days after she voted to ...
The Notes: Philanthropy, July 29, 2019
July 29, 2019
In the Notes: Revel Nevada, AT&T, Cox Charities, NRC Health, Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada, Nevada HAND and more ...
Dr. Marwan Sabbagh is director of the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.
A decade in, Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health has exceeded expectations
July 29, 2019
When it opened in 2009, the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health had about three dozen employees. As it celebrates its 10-year anniversary this month ...
A remodeled room is shown at Binion's Gambling Hall in downtown Las Vegas Wednesday, July 24, 2019. On Monday, July 29, TLC Casino Enterprises will open 81 historically-themed rooms as Hotel Apache, the original name of the hotel when it was built in 1932.
Refurbished Hotel Apache opens today in downtown Las Vegas
July 29, 2019
When the renovated Hotel Apache at Binion’s opens today, one of its first guests will be the granddaughter of the man who built it. Gina Silvagni Perry — who was 4-years-old when her ...