Downtown Denizen – Mark Rowland

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Mark Rowland Chief Roceteer, Roceteer roceteer.com What is the last book you read? The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins. The last concert you attended? Radiohead. What is your favorite virtue? Empathy. If you could give one piece of advice to your 10-year-old self, what would it be? Definitely don’t try to kiss Louise Patient because […]

Helldorado Days: A Helldorado of a Good Time

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The longest-running civic event in Las Vegas history is back with a new location, an extra day of rodeo, and a new rodeo event. This year’s Helldorado Days will take place this Wednesday through Sunday at Symphony Park, 100 S. Grand Central Parkway, at the northeast corner of Symphony Park Avenue and Grand Central Parkway. […]

Wild’s New Menu Is a Fresh Take on Comfort Food

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Good to great. That’s how WILD general manager Elyse Martin describes her restaurant’s recently debuted new menu, which marries the idea of healthy, fresh dining with delicious comfort food. “We really wanted to streamline the menu and focus on the food,” said Martin. “We’re excited to serve the type of comfort food that everyone wants […]

May Behind the Seams

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Welcome to Stitch Factory’s Behind the Seams Speaker Series. This month, Stitch Factory is excited to have the first Vegas Brand Hack, a two-day summit bringing together industry leading fashion-technology companies for a series of discussions and talks on industry challenges, acquisition, customer experience, and the question: “how do we hack brand building together?” On Friday, May 16th we […]

Downtown Denizen – Stacey Dougan

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Stacey Dougan Owner, Simply Pure by Chef Stacey Dougan chefstaceydougan.com What is the last book you read? Beg 4 Mercy: The Sin City Chronicles: Book 1, The Reason by Miles Felony. The last concert you attended? John Legend at the Smith Center. The show was sold out, but I was front row center and got […]

Downtown Denizen – Nichole Hester

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Nichole Hester Owner, Grass Roots grassrootslv.com What is the last book you read? Eating On the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health by Jo Robinson. The last concert you attended? Galactic with Maggie Koerner at Brooklyn Bowl. What is your favorite virtue? Right now, perseverance. If you could give one piece of advice […]

Downtown Denizen – Sara Vainer Hill

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Sara Vainer Hill Director of Entrepreneurship, Work In Progress workinprogress.lv What is the last book you read? Running Lean: Iterate from Plan A to a Plan That Works by Ash Maurya. The last concert you attended? Lorde. What is your favorite virtue? Respect. Everyone deserves equal respect. We’re all in this together. If you could […]

Downtown Denizen – Dan Adams

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Dan Adams Food and Beverage Director, Downtown Project downtownproject.com What is the last book you read? Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. The last concert you attended? Sheryl Crow at Container Park, and the Rolling Stones before that. What is your favorite virtue? Integrity. If you could give one piece of advice to your 10-year-old self, […]

The Neon Museum: Bringing Las Vegas History Into the Future

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One of the coolest, most authentic experiences in Downtown Las Vegas just keeps getting better. The Neon Museum, officially opened in October 2012, is the historic soul of this unique city, and it’s making room for new events and programming this month. The Neon Museum Boneyard is home to signs from legendary Las Vegas casinos […]

May Tech Cocktail Week

Welcome to Tech Cocktail Week. It’s just about summer, and Tech Cocktail is thrilled to kick off the warm weather with another week of introducing our guests to the Downtown neighborhood. At each of these weeks, Tech Cocktail, a news and events organization focused on technology, startups, and entrepreneurs, creates a retreat to bring together […]