McDonald's has 77 restaurants in Las Vegas. (Getty Images) Michelin-rated restaurants dot the Las Vegas area. Fast-food restaurants obliterate the Las Vegas landscape. Looking at the major chains, there are more than 350 fast-food joints and that was more than sufficient to place Las Vegas fifth in Apartment Guide’s Top 10 best cities for finding grub on the run. “It isn’t difficult to understand why Las Vegas lands in this top 10 for sheer volume of fast-food locations,” Apartment Guide explained. “The 39 Pizza Huts, 77 McDonald’s, 36 Taco Bells and 122 Subways are all more than any other city in the top 10.” Apartment Guide’s calculations figure there is one fast-food restaurant for every 1,813 Las Vegas residents. The list of “major” fast-food restaurants used in the survey were Burger King, Chick-fil-A, Hardee’s, In-N-Out Burger, KFC, McDonald’s, Pizza Hut, Subway, Taco Bell and Wendy’s. The survey … [Read more...] about Fast-food survey puts Las Vegas in Top 10 best cities
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close Video Elon Musk's Las Vegas high-speed tunnel could launch stalled projects across the country LAS VEGAS – The Boring Company founder Elon Musk and his vision to create high-speed transit tunnels to help solve the nation’s high infrastructure cost for a fraction of the price might finally come to fruition out in the desert. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority voted earlier this week to move forward with contract negotiations with Musk’s Boring Co. to construct a tunnel transportation system connecting the roughly two-mile-long convention center. “What if we could create something that the rest of the industry -- in China, in Denver, in Atlanta -- said 'God I wish we had, I wish we would’ve,'” Chuck Bowling, who serves on the LVCVA board of directors as well as the president of Mandalay Bay, said during a committee meeting Tuesday on whether to continue talks with The Boring Company. The Las Vegas … [Read more...] about Could Elon Musk’s high-speed tunnel in Las Vegas answer nation’s infrastructure problem?
close Video Snow falls in Las Vegas for second time in a week Raw video: People take photos near the iconic 'Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada' sign as snow falls. When I travel, I often tell lawmakers I’m headed to their home state or district. I often suggest we meet for coffee or breakfast sometime. As a reporter, it’s a helpful contrast to see House members and senators in Washington – and also on their home turf. It helps me understand them better, get a sense of the issues which are important to them and determine what makes them tick. TRUMP NEEDS A TRANSFER, MAY HAVE TO ROB PETER TO PAY PAUL Years ago, I casually mentioned to the staff of then Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., I was traveling to the Congressman’s district to attend a wedding. A few weeks passed and I didn’t give it any more thought. Much to my surprise, Frank himself phoned back the day before I left with suggestions for restaurants and dining. He also … [Read more...] about Politicians show their cards in Las Vegas
(Google) Las Vegas police are looking for two men who robbed an auto supply store Monday evening in the northwest valley. Two armed black men approached the manager of Auto Zone who was talking to a customer outside the business at 6770 Sky Pointe Drive, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. David Gordon said. The suspects ordered the two inside the business. The manager complied but the customer fled on foot toward a nearby neighborhood. Once inside, the manager was ordered to open the cash register and hand over the cash, which he did, Gordon said. The two suspects then fled out the front doors and headed east. About 30 minutes earlier, a Subway had been robbed by two armed black men. Gordon could not confirm if the two robberies are related. Robbery detectives are investigating and the suspect remain at-large. … [Read more...] about Police look for armed suspects in Las Vegas Auto Zone robbery
NoMad A guest room is shown at NoMad Las Vegas, which is set for a soft opening on Oct. 12. The property pledges to bring the grandeur of European casino resorts to the Strip. By Shivani Vora, New York Times News Service Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 | 2 a.m. Richard Branson comes to San Francisco, Rosewood raises the luxury stakes in Hong Kong, Nobu makes its long-awaited debut in Cabo San Lucas and the Shinola empire continues its brand extension in Detroit. These are among the more intriguing hotel openings scheduled for the end of 2018 and the first half of 2019. NoMad Las Vegas: A hotel within a hotel, the NoMad Las Vegas, which is scheduled to open Nov. 14, is situated in the recently opened Park MGM and has art deco-inspired interiors designed by Jacques Garcia. The 293 rooms have oak hardwood floors, beds with leather headboards, original vintage artwork and minibars that were constructed from steamer trunks. Nightly rates from $199. Virgin Hotels San Francisco: The second … [Read more...] about NoMad Las Vegas among 9 hotel openings to look out for in coming year