Weekend best bets: Life Is Beautiful, Jimmy Buffett and ALS Walk and Roll

Fred Morledge By Andrea Domanick (contact) Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 | 6 p.m. Life is beautiful, indeed. Downtown Las Vegas’ astutely named festival hits town for a 2nd year this weekend, with the - stars & up-and-comers of music, food & learning convening for three days of festivities. But if you don’t have a ticket, there is still plenty else to enjoy in town this weekend. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets: Corlene … Read the rest

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — The Life Is Beautiful Festival returns to downtown Las Vegas on Friday & planners are busy with last minute preparations to get ready for an influx of people. About 30,000 people are expected each day of the - festival. It’s projected to donate the - city about a $20 million boost or more. The three-day experience of music performances, art & food is taking over downtown Las Vegas & it … Read the rest

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — Before you have your next party catered. Before you fill in that craving for wings. Before you sip in that noodle soup. You’ll want to check out this week’s Dirty Dining report. It’s a tie for the - dirtiest dining as two restaurants hit the - top spot with 38 demerit C grades. At Pho Bosa on Spring Mountain & Polaris, inspectors found food improperly cooled, tofu, meat & greens … Read the rest

Bobby Flay talks 10th anniversary of Mesa Grill, Las Vegas dining scene

Denise Truscello / WireImage / Bobby Flay celebrates 10 years of time of his Mesa Grill on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in Caesars Palace. By Robin Leach (contact) Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 | 2 a.m. Bobby Flay Visits Three Square Food Bank Launch slideshow » Bobby Flay Toasts 10 Years of Mesa Grill Launch slideshow » 2014 VUBBA: Bobby Flay, Giada at Mesa Grill Launch slideshow » Celebrated chef, restaurateur, bestselling author & Emmy … Read the rest

Updated: 10/20/2014 5:56 PMCreated: 10/20/2014 5:19 PM WNYT.comBy: Kumi Tucker Cobleskill – Grapevine Farms in Cobleskill is a 12-year-old family-owned restaurant on Route 7 in that began as four tables with a menu of just two sandwiches, chicken salad or BLT. Now this lunch place is heading to Las Vegas to compete with some of the - best in the - culinary world.”We were super excited,” asserted owner Tim Purcell.  “For someone from Cobleskill NY … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS NV [AP] -- Reports — — Vice President Joe Biden used a lunch stop at a Mexican restaurant in downtown Las Vegas on Monday to make a pitch for raising the - minimum wage nationally to $10.10 per hour. Biden had facts at his fingertips when he met with three Hispanic business owners, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman & local Democratic Congressman Steven Horsford. The vice president asserted boosting the - minimum wage … Read the rest

Food 4 Less/Foods Co Kicks Off Annual #SharingCourage Campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness

<!– google_ad_section_start –>LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Food 4 Less stores in Southern California, Las Vegas & the - greater Chicagoland area, Foods Co stores in Central & Northern California & their parent company, The Kroger Co., have kicked off their annual yearly #SharingCourage campaign, asking customers to join in the - fight against breast cancer by taking action online & in local communities. Customers are invited to visit where they can … Read the rest

Photos: Five days of Las Vegas Foodie Fest at Linq Promenade

Steve Marcus People check out food trucks, like Truck U Barbeque, during the - Las Vegas Foodie Fest in the - Linq Promenade parking lot Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. Truck U Barbeque is operated by celebrity chef Mike Minor. By Don Chareunsy (contact) Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 | 2 a.m. 2014 Las Vegas Foodie Fest Launch slideshow » The lines of people snake through the - gates, even though there are multiple order areas depending … Read the rest

Las Vegas Harley-Davidson® Now Open On The Las Vegas Strip

<!– google_ad_section_start –>LAS VEGAS, Oct. 15 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Las Vegas Harley-Davidson® (5191 S. Las Vegas NV Boulevard) has opened on the - famed Las Vegas NV Strip, steps away from the - Welcome to Las Vegas NV sign. The new store will commemorate its grand opening with an all day celebration & custom motorcycle raffle on Saturday, Nov. 1. The spacious 65,000-square-foot place features a dealership, rental services, retail shop, service center & riding … Read the rest

Britney Spears: I Think About Retiring

AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana Just 'cause Britney Spears is about to launch a two-year residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas NV in that doesn’t mean the - 32-year-old pop princess doesn’t think about retiring. “I have thought about it, yet I think right now is my time to perform & doing what I’m doing,” Spears told me yesterday while promoting her new E! special, I Am Britney Jean. “If I happen … Read the rest