With Holly Madison’s public appearances (hopefully) soon to decline because of her pregnancy, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh is increasingly becoming the face of Las Vegas. Both BusinessInsider.com and The New York Times Magazine recently published articles on Hsieh and his vision for downtown. The Times’ piece, by Henderson resident (and Vegas Seven contributor) Timothy Pratt, focuses on Hsieh’s $350 million Downtown Project, but Business Insider, as part of its “Sexiest CEOs Alive” series, concentrates on Hsieh’s impressive digs and the high-tech culture he has fostered inside the Ogden apartment building. Hsieh, sexy? Even with Madison expecting, we’re not quite ready to place that label on Hsieh.
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Gorillaz are coming to Las Vegas for the first time ever. 2016’s Grammy winner for best new artist, Chance the Rapper, will return. English rockers Muse will bring their dizzying live show to the streets of Downtown. And that’s just the top of an eclectic bill that features more than 70 acts, along with comedy, interactive art installations, a group art exhibit featuring the work of Mark Ryden, Tara McPherson and Shepard Fairey and much more. Last year saw more than 137,000 attendees trod the festival footprint. Who’s ready for more?
Best of the City 2016
Our seventh annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best place to fix your speeding ticket to the best Bloody Mary.