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You learn it, you make it, you bottle it, you drink it
Sunday, April 13, 2014
People who like craft beer and quality wine will love the Henderson business that teaches customers how to make and bottle their own libations. The owner says it’s fun, it wills save money and it’s a nice hobby or even date night activity.
Inspiration forged in the heat of the moment
Sunday, March 30, 2014
It started with a class at UNLV, and before Craig Reeves knew it, he was addicted to glasswork. He got so good at sculpting, he started a business doing it.
When the school bully is the School District
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Voices4Students is a student advocacy group that provides representation on behalf of parents and students ...
Company’s mission: Keep food fresher to fight hunger
Sunday, March 16, 2014
BerryBreeze is a newly patented technology that uses activated oxygen to sanitize your refrigerator and the food you keep in it. It kills bacteria, mold, fungus and yeasts. BerryBreeze also says its product eliminates ...
Planning a Checkered future
Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014
"Checkers has close to 800 restaurants across the United States. With the tremendous growth in Las Vegas in recent years, it has become a melting pot of persons from other parts of the country, many of whom have fond memories of growing up with Checkers. It seemed a natural fit to bring Checkers to Las Vegas."
Hakkasan Group announces purchase of Las Vegas-based AMG
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014
The group that owns the sprawling Hakkasan nightclub at MGM Grand today announced it is buying the Las Vegas-based group that manages the club. Hakkasan Group announced its acquisition of Angel Management Group.
When a walk isn’t enough for your pet
Monday, Feb. 17, 2014
The company says its treadmills are great for dogs who live in small spaces, those who live in areas affected by cold or severe weather and working dogs, such as police or service dogs.
Learning center insists: ‘The brain can be changed’
Monday, Feb. 10, 2014
Brain Balance Achievement Centers is a nationwide supplemental learning center that helps children ages 4 to 17 struggling with learning and behavioral disorders, including ADD/ADHD, dyslexia and Asperger’s, reach their academic, social and behavioral potential.
Making felines feel at home is job No. 1 at cat hospital
Monday, Feb. 3, 2014
A Cat Hospital in Henderson provides veterinary care for cats, plus boarding and grooming for cats.
After years of brewing, coffee business stays fresh
Monday, Jan. 27, 2014
Sambalatte aims to deliver the best coffee experience possible. It also offers loose tea leaves, breakfast pastries, sandwiches, quiches, desserts and coffee accessories.
VEGAS INC to become part of new publication, The Sunday
Friday, Jan. 24, 2014
VEGAS INC is undergoing a transformation and expansion all in one. On Feb. 9, the award-winning business weekly will become part of The Sunday, an innovative, free news and business publication that will be distributed directly to current VEGAS INC subscribers as well as a broader audience in the Las Vegas Valley.
Introducing people to a flavorful way to get their veggies
Monday, Jan. 20, 2014
When the average person thinks of pickled products, they mostly think about dill pickles. The Pickled Pantry doesn’t make dill pickles but a unique variety of mild, hot, sweet, sweet hot and intensely hot vegetables and mushrooms.
Come recession or high water, it’s best to be prepared
Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 is a high-speed mobile bagging operation servicing the continental United States and Canada.
Erasing the idea that tattoos must come with pain
Monday, Jan. 6, 2014
Numbing King's topical numbing product is used for painless tattoo procedures, painless laser hair removal, laser tattoo removal and bikini waxing.
Milestones and missteps in Southern Nevada business in 2013
Monday, Dec. 23, 2013
For many in the business community, 2013 was a year of hope. The real estate market boomed, companies relocated to Southern Nevada, and the economy appeared to pick up. But the year also posed challenges for some.
South Point culinary staff fears no food allergies
Monday, Dec. 23, 2013
Keith Norman says he has spearheaded South Point’s allergen awareness program and helped the hotel lead the way when it comes to large properties focusing on food allergies.
Year in review: Southern Nevada's top 10 business stories of 2013
Monday, Dec. 16, 2013
A Strip giant struggled with finances, while a long-stalled resort project got new life. A favorite local eatery faced its greatest challenge, while new restaurants downtown broke ground. The real estate market boomed, while high-priced transportation projects stalled. 2013 was nothing if not eventful.
Las Vegas sisterhood of mothers gets together to get fit
Monday, Dec. 16, 2013
Owner Jessica Peralta says Fit4Mom is the nation’s premier fitness program offering classes for every stage of motherhood.
Bike courier powered by perseverance, individuality
Monday, Dec. 9, 2013
SinCity Portage, the first bicycle courier company to operate in downtown Las Vegas, offers delivery of food and goods by bicycle.
Successful entrepreneurs share their secrets for running healthy, resilient businesses
Monday, Dec. 9, 2013
Starting a company is hard. As many as 85 percent of businesses fail during their first year in operation. In the wake of the recession, finding a winning formula has been even more difficult for entrepreneurs. But companies across the valley are making it.
Putting technology in the hands of those who need it
Monday, Dec. 2, 2013
Computers 4 Cause takes donations of working computers and give them to people, families and organizations in the community.
Fitness trainer starts every day shooting for the stars
Monday, Nov. 25, 2013
Colosseum Training Center’s new 3,000-square-foot facility opened Oct. 26 at 3306 St. Rose Parkway, Suite 110, Henderson. The center offers workout programs for all levels, from beginner to competitive athlete.
‘Polite persistence’ helps get Cobalt Data Centers off the ground
Monday, Nov. 18, 2013
Cobalt Data Centers operates secure, specially designed buildings in which its customers can place the computing gear that runs their businesses.
She’s out to make crocheting cool for folks of all ages
Monday, Nov. 11, 2013
Unwind Knitting offers luxury yarns and knitting and crocheting classes. It’s a place to socialize, learn a new talent and unwind.
In jerky and in life, ‘never settle for ... good enough’
Monday, Nov. 4, 2013
JoJo’s Jerky makes premium beef and turkey jerky, spice rubs and marinades using all-natural ingredients, premium cuts of grass-fed beef and all-natural turkey breast.
Speedy rehydration for the sick and hung over
Monday, Oct. 28, 2013
Reviv is a wellness spa that provides IV hydration therapies, wellness injections and more to people who feel ill, dehydrated, hung over or tired. The treatments are administered in a fun and relaxing spa setting by a staff of doctors, nurses and paramedics.
Business openings: Say hello to downtown eateries, Strip art and jewelry shops
Monday, Oct. 21, 2013
What's new on the Las Vegas business scene? Downtown restaurants and a Rolex dealer on the Strip are among the latest new business ventures in the valley. Read the whole article for more.
What’s the buzz about? Art and inspiration
Monday, Oct. 21, 2013
Buzz’N Brushes is an upbeat and entertaining creative art class for both the artistic and not-so-artistic. BeeGuests will learn step-by-step the basics of acrylic painting while enjoying music, alcoholic beverages, entertainment and the company of BeeBuddies.
Opening a fitness business in Las Vegas is a balancing act
Monday, Oct. 14, 2013
Surfset Las Vegas is a fitness studio that offers workout routines and training done on modified surf boards. The surf boards are set on balance balls to simulate instability and cause your body to tighten and engage your core. Not only are you working the areas of the exercise we are doing, but your whole body is engaged to remain balanced on the board.
‘When you do good work in Las Vegas, you get noticed for it’
Monday, Oct. 7, 2013
NetEffect is an information technology support and consultation firm specializing in filling the IT role for organizations throughout the valley.
‘Giving families peace of mind that someone has their back’
Monday, Sept. 30, 2013
Seasons Funeral Planning Services provides funeral preparation and planning that funeral homes don’t offer.
Local attorneys honored as best in the business
Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
Several hundred Southern Nevada attorneys will be recognized tonight as part of VEGAS INC’s annual “Top Lawyers” program. Honorees were chosen in collaboration with Martindale-Hubble, which for 140 years has ranked attorneys based on the opinions of their colleagues.
Internet convention to bring together top minds in technology
Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013
Scores of digital marketing gurus are expected to descend on Las Vegas this month. Impact13, an annual Internet marketing convention, will be held Sept. 25-27 at Aria. It is organized by the Internet Marketing Association of San Clemente, Calif., which counts more than 810,000 members.
Pillow’s promise: Sleep away your wrinkles
Monday, Sept. 16, 2013
JuveRest: The Sleep Wrinkle Pillow is a new multipatented beauty product engineered to help prevent and reduce sleep wrinkles caused by recurring facial compression during sleep.
Design czar’s goal is original and timeless
Monday, Sept. 9, 2013
Roger Thomas works in a close and interactive relationship with Steve Wynn, DeRuyter Butler and the Wynn Design team to imagine, define and craft the aesthetic experience of Wynn Resorts.
Working to create experiences, make a difference
Monday, Sept. 2, 2013
Aurelian Marketing Group is a “brand experience” company that handles marketing, social media and creative development for companies and events.
The shop where customers get cozy with their wine
Monday, Aug. 26, 2013
Tipsy Totes handcrafts unique wine and spirit totes, making designs that are meant to be gifted, regifted or kept as unique pieces of art.
Angel Awards celebrate Southern Nevadans who go above and beyond to help their community
Monday, Aug. 19, 2013
Local residents, companies and groups will be honored Tuesday night for their philanthropic work in Southern Nevada at VEGAS INC’s sixth annual Angel Awards. Recipients are featured in the Giving Guide distributed with this week’s VEGAS INC.
A place to let your inner artist come out and play
Monday, Aug. 19, 2013
Dewey Street is a place for people to come together to make things. It offers classes in various arts and crafts, with the most popular being sewing lessons for kids and teens.
Health Care Quarterly: First-of-its-kind publication gives readers first-hand information from doctors, hospitals, health care professionals
Monday, Aug. 12, 2013
The Greenspun Media Group unveiled a new publication today, a first-of-its-kind magazine about Southern Nevada's health care industry. The model for the publication is a little different than most.
Consigned to make a sale for every season
Monday, Aug. 12, 2013
As They Grow is a seasonal, semi-annual children's consignment event. The business holds four events a year: a spring/summer event and a fall/winter event in Henderson and Summerlin.
Unsung heroes: Seven everyday people making a difference in others’ lives
Monday, Aug. 12, 2013
They use their time off from work to volunteer. They dedicate profits from their businesses to charities and schools. They create programs to better the community. These are some of the Las Vegas Valley’s unsung heroes, the people who work under the radar to improve the lives of others.
Photo page: Making the rounds
Monday, Aug. 12, 2013
Photos of health care events and industry professionals
Looking back: The start of something big
Monday, Aug. 12, 2013
When the Rose de Lima campus opened in 1947, few would've foreseen the growth that has come.
On-demand cootie removal, free of shame
Monday, Aug. 5, 2013
Lice Happens was co-founded by a registered nurse and quality assurance professional in Annapolis, Md. After years of successfully helping hundreds of families get rid of head lice back east, it has grown into a highly sought-after service that answers a need among families with school-aged children.
What can be done to encourage philanthropy in Las Vegas?
Monday, Aug. 5, 2013
Las Vegas is home to a staggering amount of wealth, but residents fall short when it comes to philanthropy. Nevada dropped from the ninth most generous state in 2004 to the 37th in 2009, with contributions falling 34 percent while average incomes fell only 6 percent. That isn’t to say the city lacks generous donors. To be sure, many community members go above and beyond with giving and charity work. But what can be done to increase their ranks? What needs to happen to encourage philanthropy in the valley?
Downtown Container Park taking shape with installation of 40-foot, fire-breathing mantis
Monday, July 29, 2013
Container Park, downtown's multi-spaced retail/restaurant/recreational facility at East Fremont and Seventh streets, is rapidly taking shape. Construction crews on Friday delivered several new features for the half-block park, including a boxcar, caboose and metallic, 40-foot, fire-shooting praying mantis that will be erected near the entrance.
His home-grown business has the I.T. factor
Monday, July 15, 2013
Stimulus Technologies is a full-service IT firm that helps companies streamline their business operations with technology solutions.
In anticipation of merger, US Airways changes locations at McCarran Airport
Monday, July 8, 2013
US Airways will relocate this week from the A Concourse to the D Concourse at McCarran International Airport. Starting Wednesday, US Airways flights will arrive and depart from McCarran’s D gates. Ticketing and baggage will remain in Terminal 1.
Making her bid to be the best in the business
Monday, July 8, 2013
Ultimate Auctioneers liquidates assets on behalf of business owners, banks, lien holders, government agencies and private parties.