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    Inside the Mind of a Bicycle Thief

    By Matthew O'Brien

    A one-on-one interview with a veteran bike booster.

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    WestCare Triage Center Offers a Lifeline

    By Amber Sampson

    WestCare opened its second community triage center Downtown in December. It's been a lifeline for those struggling with addiction and mental disorders ever since.

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    Haven Craft Goes Beyond Magic

    By Amanda Llewellyn

    The pagan center seeks to educate a modern world with ways of the old.

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    T-Mobile Banking on Big Entertainment With WWE

    By David G. Schwartz

    Wrestling pay-per-view Money in the Bank takes the squared circle.

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    Goodie Two Shoes Has a Whole Lotta Sole

    By Amber Sampson

    Since the Bertis created the Goodie Two Shoes Foundation in 2003, more than 70,000 children of low-income parents have benefited from the organization.

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    The Buzz About Drones

    By Thomas Moore

    The unmanned aircrafts are hitting the mainstream, but is it a profitable business?

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    First Friday Returns to Its Nonprofit Roots

    By Geoff Carter

    Back in summer 2002, I heard the phrase “First Friday” for the first time. My friend Julie Brewer, former proprietor of groundbreaking Downtown café Enigma, told me that her friends Cindy Funkhouser and Naomi Arin were starting up a limited liability company, Whirligig, to stage a monthly gallery crawl between the gallery at Funkhouser’s Funk House antiques shop and Wes Isbutt’s Arts Factory complex.

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    Behind the Scenes at the Blue Man Group’s Open Casting Call

    By Camille Cannon

    “Forget about what you think a Blue Man does,” says casting director Tim Aumiller. “Try to be as authentic as you can.”

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    A Tale of Three Cities

    By Lissa Townsend Rodgers

    The new year is a time to contemplate the past and draw up plans for the future. If you’re in politics, this means delivering speeches that maximize achievements, minimize problems and make the future seem neon bright—without overpromising.

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    Bitcoin Capital of the World?

    By Nicole Ely

    One of Las Vegas’ first bitcoin enthusiasts was only 9 years old when she obtained her first unit of the cyber currency. In 2010, the daughter of Julian Tosh, a self-proclaimed computer and cybersecurity nerd, began “mining,” the process for discovering new bitcoins. At the time the new currency was worth less than a dollar.

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    Miss Asian Las Vegas Contestants Strut to Pageant Night

    By Camille Cannon

    “Walk like your biggest crush is waiting for you on the other side of the floor.” Upon receiving this advice, about a dozen hopefuls in the second annual Miss Asian Las Vegas pageant strut across a studio in City Athletic Club on West Sahara Avenue.

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    A Virgin Voyage Aboard the Las Vegas Monorail

    By Geoff Carter

    One passenger is impressed with his first ride on the monorail—and wonders about its potential to offer more.

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    Best of the City … 2024

    By Geoff Carter

    You’re reading that headline correctly: I’m revealing a few of Vegas Seven’s Best of the City winners for 2024, specifically on the topics I was entrusted to research and write.

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    New Program Studies the Architecture of the Night

    By Nora Burba Trulsson

    If you happen to see a cluster of earnest people armed with cameras, iPads and notepads on the Stratosphere’s observation deck later this spring, they may not be your typical Strip tour group. Ditto for the campers out in the desert, peering at Ursa Major and Orion in the middle of the night.

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    Kacy Qua Wants You to Get to Work


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    Kacy Qua has a problem With “The SYSTEM.” Most systems, really. She’s long been that way: Qua, now 33, got fed up with her daily school schedule in the eighth grade and finished high school through correspondence.