As an inhabitant of the Sun Belt, I’ve always felt excluded from the stuff of Christmas carols. All that dashing through the snow just doesn’t describe my Nevada holiday. But at last comes a book that does. Christmas in Nevada (University of Nevada Press, $27), by former Nevada Treasurer Patricia D. Cafferata, compiles photos and stories about how the Silver State celebrates. Highlights include tales of late-1800s “Christmas on the Comstock”; photos of snow-covered casinos (El Rancho Vegas, Sahara, Stardust and Sands); and nods to contemporary traditions such as Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest.
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Get to know the Life Is Beautiful acts. Learn about Downtown's new kaleidoscopic murals. Find tips on how to navigate schedule conflicts. And see what's on the mouthwatering menu. Here is Vegas Seven's guide to tasting, seeing and hearing all the festival has to offer, from the first afternoon set to the final headliner.
Best of the City 2017
Our eighth annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best casino comebacks to irresistible pot products