Articles in Downtown News

2020 Best Of Las Vegas Winners Announced


In spite of the pandemic of 2020, Best of Las Vegas has experienced the largest number of businesses competing and the largest number of nominations received. In fact, nearly double compared to the 2019 contest.... Read full article

Woman hits $789K jackpot, then wins another $5K at downtown casino

by Marvin Clemons on

You’ve heard that some people have all the luck, right? That may very well apply to Louise (no last name given), a regular visitor from Hawaii who stopped by the Fremont in downtown Las Vegas... Read full article

Fergusons Downtown to open new Market Shop

by Janna Karel on

Featuring a rotating selection of locally made goods, The Market Shop will celebrate its grand opening at Fergusons Downtown on Sept. 26.... Read full article

Circa hiring more than 100 for Stadium Swim venue

by Mike Shoro on

The soon-to-open Circa hotel-casino is inviting people to take the plunge and apply to work at its pool amphitheater.... Read full article

Mexican restaurant opens in El Sombrero space downtown

by Al Mancini on

Letty’s de Leticia’s Cocina officially opened Tuesday for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at 807 S. Main St., in the same building that housed El Sombrero. Built as a private home in the 1930s, El Sombrero began operating as a restaurant around 1950.... Read full article

Summer Las Vegas Market underway at World Market Center

by Jonathan Ng on

International Market Centers, a home furnishing showroom operator with centers in Las Vegas and Atlanta, decided to hold its Aug. 30-Sept. 3 event in person this year for its summer Las Vegas Market.... Read full article

Downtown Grand announces artists, artwork for new Gallery Tower

by Jason Bracelin on

It’s a striking visual, the lower half of a woman’s face teeming with the titular plant amid a landscape of sailboats and staircases, created by Peru-born multimedia artist Camila Magrane.... Read full article

‘The Downtown Vegas Reality Show’ survives COVID-19

by John Katsilometes on

A Fremont Street Experience TV series has escaped COVID-19. “The Downtown Vegas Reality Show” finished filming in November, pre-COVID shutdown, and is being shopped to suitors.... Read full article

New hotel rooms, convention center to boost Downtown Las Vegas

by Richard N. Velotta on

Things are looking brighter for downtown Las Vegas, and it has nothing to do with the Fremont Street Experience enhancements that will debut New Year’s Eve.... Read full article

Fremont Street Experience sign to show downtown through decades

by Bailey Schulz on

The Fremont Street Experience is planning to add an LED sign that pays tribute to downtown’s rich history.... Read full article