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 […]

Downtown Denizen – Erica Ramos


Erica Ramos Dream Facilitator, World View What is the last book you read? Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business by John Mackey. The last concert you attended? A super fun, dancey night with He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister at SOhO in Santa Barbara. What is your favorite virtue? Patience. Things are […]

Downtown Denizen – Jeremy Merritt


Jeremy Merritt Director of Beverage and Training / Future Restaurant Group What is the last book you read? Re-read Lessons in Wine Service from Charlie Trotter by Edmund O. Lawler. I’m also in the middle of re-reading all my wine and cheese books. The last concert you attended? Jurassic 5. What is your favorite […]

The Best Doughnuts in Downtown Las Vegas


O Face Doughnuts is officially open inside of John E. Carson, located at 124 South 6th Street, #140, offering approximately 18 varieties of doughnuts, including standard, specialty, filled, and savory. All doughnut fillings, including preserves, creams, and curds are made fresh in-house, and will be featured seasonally in some cases. O Face Doughnuts will also […]

Welcome to May Creativ Week: Entertainment & Entrepreneurship

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Welcome to Creativ Week, an experience that will take place the first Thursday-Saturday of each month. CatalystCreativ is excited to invite the people of Downtown Las Vegas to share and participate in this new week focused on finding the “Creativ” in each and every one of us and exploring how creativity can impact a community. […]

Downtown Denizen – Katie Wilton


Katie Wilton Assistant manager, WILD What is the last book you read? Downtown Owl by Chuck Klosterman. The last concert you attended? Hahaha, Backstreet Boys with my mom. She got free tickets. What is your favorite virtue? Enjoy life, have fun, and don’t hurt anyone. If you could give one piece of advice to your […]

Brews With a View: Bier Garten Puts a Downtown Twist on a European Tradition


There’s something unexpected about Bier Garten, a German-style oasis of “beercraft and foodery” set adjacent to the glittering lights of the Plaza Hotel & Casino’s illustrious porte-cochere. Maybe it’s that the refreshingly colorful outdoor spot is so perfectly unique to Downtown. The beer garden features real grass on the ground, wood trellises climbing with vines, […]

Sheryl Crow and Downtown Container Park


On Friday, April 4th, the Container Park welcomed Sheryl Crow for a sold-out show.

April Catalyst Week: Leadership Tools in Work and Life


Welcome to April Catalyst Week. This month, CatalystCreativ has partnered with AIM Leadership and IdealWave Solutions to create a week focused on leadership, human capital, and effectiveness. The CatalystCreativ speaker series will feature talks by individuals who are experts in organizational management, leadership, and team building. We invite you to come and hear about their […]

Giving Big, Locally


Give where you live. It’s a seemingly easy concept, until the business of everyday life gets in the way of good intentions. Enter Nevada’s Big Give, 24 hours of online giving to nearly all of Nevada’s nonprofits, from one central hub. From 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. this Friday, April 25, anyone can make secure […]