LAS VEGAS — Developers asserted Wednesday they’re starting construction on a privately-funded $1.4 billion retractable-roof sports arena and resort backed by a former UNLV and National Basketball Association player at a former waterpark site on the Las Vegas Strip. Although they await final approvals from several agencies, businessman and former NBA player Jackie Robinson joined project designers at the 27-acre site to say the planned 22,000-seat All Net Resort & … Read the rest

Veterans Day 2014: Events around the Las Vegas valley

There are numerous events happening around southern Nevada in honor of Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2014. There are moreover many discounts and freebies being offered to the men and women who served in the United States Military. Here’s a compiled list of events and discounts happening around the valley: Claim Jumper RestaurantsClaim Jumper Restaurants is offering a free complimentary meal to veterans.  Reservations are highly encouraged 'cause tables fill up … Read the rest

The Nevada Department of Public Safety has awarded the North Las Vegas Police Department $108,500 in federal grant funds to continue the Joining Forces campaign. The cash will be used to conduct traffic safety enforcement events throughout the City of North Las Vegas. The Joining Forces events agreed to be scheduled for federal fiscal year 2014-2015 will focus officers’ efforts on seat belt and child safety seat laws, pedestrian walker … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –><!– –> LAS VEGAS, NV–(Marketwired – Oct 8, 2014) – Diamond Resorts International® (DRI), an internationally renowned vacation ownership brand, just formally announced its sponsorship of well-known PGA professional golfer John Cook, who in return pledged to make personal appearances at golf clinics organized by Diamond Resorts. In addition, he will make shock visits to selected EVENTS OF A LIFETIME™, and participate in owner golf tournaments. … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — Silvano Alves won the world title and the aggregate crown Sunday in the Professional Bull Riders World Finals.Alves, from Pilar Do Sul, Brazil, was the only cowboy to ride all six of his bulls. He remained on the top of the event leaderboard with an 85.5-point effort on Hokey Pokey in the fifth round and an 87.25 on Asteroid in the sixth.”Las Vegas … Read the rest

OneWorld drops events booking feesStaff reporter Monday, October 27, 2014 ADVERTISEMENT Airline alliance OneWorld, which includes Cathay Pacific (0293) as well as recently-joined members US Airways, TAM Airlines of Brazil, Qatar Airways, and SriLankan Airlines, is offering new discounts and reduced fees for planners of events and conventions. Improvements to the program were formally announced at IMEX America, in Las Vegas last week. Booking fees have been removed for flight … Read the rest

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — A huge money-maker for Las Vegas is in full swing right now. The Life Is Beautiful Festival is bringing tens of thousands of people to downtown Las Vegas. Dozens of bands have been playing at several different stages throughout the weekend.  And while festival goers are in awe of the event, some local residents aren’t too pleased about all the noise. 30,000 people are descending … Read the rest

Las Vegas (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Starpoint Resort Group knows in that November is one of the busiest many months of the year for Las Vegas. From premium musical acts and star-studded shows to some of the best events to be found anywhere else in the world, Sin City is the place to be this November for action, thrills and entertainment. 1. Las Vegas Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Classic … Read the rest