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  • The Shaded Canyon Trail in Henderson
    The Shaded Canyon Trail in Henderson
    The Shaded Canyon Trail, located off of Horizon Ridge Parkway, is a challenging but rewarding trail. Wrapping around the base of Black Mountain, The trail offers some spectacular views of Las Vegas and Henderson, especially around sunset. The...
  • Presto Café: Serving healthy fare with flavor without the guilt
    Presto Café: Serving healthy fare with flavor without the guilt
    Healthy and favorable are sometimes considered a dichotomy but Presto Café offers a menu combining the properties of good health with depth of taste. Items are specifically selected by the owners for their properties to aid in digestion and the...
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    Las Vegas Pirate Fest 2014: a pirate, steampunk, and faerie festival
    The Pirate Fest returns to Las Vegas the weekend of April 25-27, 2014. It will be held at Lorenzi Park, near the Springs Preserve, and will feature a Cardboard Regatta in the park’s “Twin Lakes”. It’s not just for pirates...
  • The Acacia Demonstration Gardens and the Union Pacific Railroad Trail
    The Acacia Demonstration Gardens and the Union Pacific Railroad Trail
    The Acacia Demonstration Gardens in Henderson, just off the 215 Freeway and Gibson Road, is a wonderful botanical garden hidden away among track houses and the Henderson Spaghetti Bowl. The gardens offer a number of different landscaping motifs,...
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    A deal in Las Vegas, adventure in Morocco and great last-minute cruise deals
    This week’s deals include cheap room rates in Las Vegas, adventure in Morocco, and some great Caribbean cruise deals for those who can get away quickly.For those of us here on the chilly Front Range, Las Vegas is a quick and easy getaway....
  • The haunting of Fox Ridge Park
    The haunting of Fox Ridge Park
    Legend has it that a demonic child haunts Fox Ridge Park who is particularly fond of the swings. Late at night, passersby will see him (it’s always a little boy) swinging, but if they get too close to him, he turns into a demon. The child...
  • Walking Dead Party
    'The Walking Dead' Season 4 Premiere Viewing Party at Hi-Scores
    Fans of the AMC hit series 'The Walking Dead' who are 21 and over and living in Henderson or Las Vegas this Sunday should make their way to the local video game themed bar Hi-Scores for the season premiere viewing party. The party starts...
  • Grand opening of Sammy’s Restaurant, Bar & Grill's new restaurant in Henderson
    Grand opening of Sammy’s Restaurant, Bar & Grill's new restaurant in Henderson
    In celebration of its new restaurant in Henderson, Sammy’s Restaurant, Bar & Grill held a variety of festivities last week that included a VIP party and fundraising event that supported six local charities. On hand for the Grand Opening...
  • Thomas Hollywood Henderson
    Thomas 'Hollywood' Henderson speaks from the heart
    While another former NFL linebacker, Lawrence Taylor, is in the news for all the wrong reasons, a former Dallas Cowboy is educating people about his past mistakes. The Power of Prevention Breakfast benefiting The Council on Alcohol & Drug...
  • Key West Sunset
    Farewell to a Friend
    So it has been quite a while since my last article, much has changed and yet, so much has stayed the same. I went back to work, and now I am thoroughly enjoying the dissolution of my former unemployed status. I attended my brother’s wedding,...
  • Hidden Falls Park, Henderson NV
    Hidden Falls Park in Henderson is a haven for hikers, playground lovers
    Families seeking hiking trails and outdoor fun in Las Vegas area will enjoy the new Hidden Falls Park in Henderson, NV. The park is located on an expansive 60-acre site, 18 acres of which has been developed with neighborhood and community park...
  • Are you inspired yet?
    Finding inspiration
    What do you do when you lose the inspiration to do something you used to love? One person advised “FAKE IT!!! Fake it until you believe you are inspired again!” The problem is, our writer loves writing and cannot just fake something as...
  • Pettis
    Does Anthony Pettis deserve the next title shot at 155?
    At UFC 144, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis lived up to his moniker by knocking out Joe Lauzon with a perfectly placed head kick early in the first round. Before that he took a split decision over Jeremy Stephens at UFC 136. Prior to that he...
  • Party in Vegas
    Friendship - Vegas Style Part 2
    So now you and your cohorts are at your hotel. After relaxing from the long drive/flight to town, it is time to get ready for the night ahead. The guys get all man-ified, the girls get all dolled up, and others do their own thing. LOL.Some guys...
  • The world of social networking
    Networked Friends
    When someone asks you a question about your friends, what is the first thing that comes to mind? For most people the quick answer is: Facebook. In this day and age everyone immediately thinks of whatever social network they are a part of before...