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JW Marriott gets fresh appearance; Michelin chef brings Riviera-inspired cuisine to the Delano

A new location of a popular chicken wings joint debuts on the Strip today as a health care clinic opens in Henderson.

A Summerlin hotel goes through a series of renovations, and new stores are turning up at an outlet shopping center.

On the other hand, a prize-winning chef serves up Riviera-inspired food.

Food shown at Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings

Sports bar and dining establishment Buffalo Wild Wings opens its first Strip area today.

The 7,200-square-foot area in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood is open 24 hours daily.

Spectators can capture a variety of games on the area’s 63 high-definition Televisions, and the dining spot also includes a retail section.

The Minneapolis-based company has more than 1,125 locations worldwide.

Health care Partners Medical Group

HealthCare Partners Nevada has actually revealed two brand-new medical care practices in partnership with insurance service provider Humana.

The clinics were “specifically designed with Humana’s Medicare Advantage clients in mind,” according to a press release.

The 6,000-square-foot Sun Ridge Heights clinic opened today in Henderson at 745 S. Environment-friendly Valley Parkway, Suite 160, near West Horizon Ridge Parkway.

On Oct. 12, the 10,000-square-foot Durango Hills center opened at 6210 N. Durango Drive, Structure 11, near West Centennial Parkway.

Both centers are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The JW Marriott recently completed renovation of its 469-room property.

JW Marriott Las Vegas

A transformation of the JW Marriott’s rooms and gaming areas has been finished, while remodellings continue at the home’s convention center.

Deal with the lobby, spaces and hotel passages was completed last month at the hotel and casino, located at 221 N. Rampart Blvd., near Summerlin Parkway.

Convention center restorations should be full in January.

Home improvements at the 469-room property also consisted of a revitalizing of the VIP player lounge, the opening of a 300-seat bingo room and updated gambling establishment floor carpeting.

The 3,000-square-foot A|X Armani Exchange clothing store debuted at the Las Vegas South Premium Outlets on Oct. 2, 2015.

Las Vegas South Premium Outlets

Two brand-new companies made their method into the Las Vegas South Premium Outlets this month.

Citizen, a 1,000-square-foot watch shop, opened Oct. 1, and 3,000-square-foot clothing shop|X Armani Exchange debuted a day later on at the outlets, situated at 7400 Las Vegas Blvd. South, near East Warm Springs Road.

Both stores are open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.

Rivea, located on the 64th floor of Delano Las Vegas, opened Oct. 1, 2015.

Rivea and Skyfall Lounge

Rivea and Skyfall Lounge by Michelin-decorated chef Alain Ducasse opened Oct. 1 on the 64th floor of the Delano.

Rivea, the dining establishment, provides food motivated by French and Italian food as well as a “special list of choose Riviera wines,” according to a news release.

Night life experience Skyfall Lounge offers 180-degree views and an outdoor patio area.

Rivea is open 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 6 to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Skyfall Lounge is open 5 p.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday and 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

Tourism board approves $42 million Riviera demolition strategy

The Riviera will certainly be destroyed under a $42 million strategy approved today by Las Vegas tourism officials.

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s board of directors unanimously authorized the Riviera strategy, paving the way for the shuttered hotel-casino’s ultimate demolition or implosion as the authority prepares to change it with more convention area.

It’s still unclear exactly when the hotel will be taken down, however authority personnel have said it won’t occur any earlier than six months from now.

Next, the authority will certainly choose service providers who will be in charge of the demolition. Terry Miller of Cordell Corp. informed the board that while the precise approach of demolition still needs to be figured out, he expects the hotel towers will be imploded, while other parts of the property will certainly be taken down.

An authority committee previously approved the Riviera plan last month, deciding to take the hotel down sooner instead of maintain the existing structures for a while. By getting rid of the structure in the near future, the authority will be able to momentarily rent the empty land.

Board member Chuck Bowling, who chairs the committee that initially authorized the demolition strategy, said the faster timeline will permit the authority to instantly gain from bringing in more visitors. He said it will also send a clear public message that plans for the Riviera site, which the authority bought for $182.5 million in February, are moving forward. The home has actually been closed because May 4.

Local resident Kelden Engel, who’s about to begin classes at UNLV, desired the board to go a various route.

Donning a “Save the Riviera” T-shirt, he advocated for the preservation of exactly what he said is a crucial piece of Las Vegas history.

“The Riviera was among the last down-home, customer-service-oriented properties,” he stated after the board conference.

However the Riviera site is a key component of the authority’s vision to preserve Southern Nevada’s status as a premier convention market. With other cities vying for a piece of Las Vegas’ convention business, authority personnel state expanding the Convention Center to the Strip will certainly permit it to stay competitive.

Moving forward, the specific prepare for the Riviera website must also be formed by the work of a brand-new tourist committee just recently convened by Gov. Brian Sandoval.

Among that committee’s objectives is to examine Southern Nevada convention centers and make recommendations regarding brand-new area. That group is expected to send out a report to the governor in about a year.

La Jolla is the ‘Riviera of the West’ in Southern California

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The coastline in La Jolla, Calif.

undersea pinhole camera. Lisa Field/ SanDiego.org A sundown in La Jolla, Calif. La Jolla, Calif., along the Pacific shoreline of northern San Diego is nicknamed”The Riviera of the West”and”The Gem of San Diego”for a factor: With its ocean views and beaches, great dining, outdoor activities aplenty, moderate climate and well-heeled residents, the ocean-side hamlet is an escape into the good life. And it’s an escape from the desert heat through five-hour drive or quick aircraft trip– no pricy travel cost here. I resided in San Diego from 2002-2008 prior to moving to Las Vegas, andClick to enlarge photo

occasional day trip as a resident.

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it’s a yearly August journey for brunch and to overtake friends and family. In the previous year, I’ve stayed in La Jolla at 2 lodgings that were at the time the No. 1 -and No. 2-rated on Journey Advisor: The Lodge at Torrey Pines and the Pantai Inn, respectively. The Pantai Inn, 1003 Coast Blvd., is Bali-inspired and beyond lovely. Throughout the street from where the sea lions sun bathe and swim and La Jolla Village for shopping and dining, the Pantai Inn is bungalow-style with complete household kitchens and accommodations. Each system is

Day or night, the ocean waves and the sea lions can be heard at the Pantai( obvious” pawn-tai “and indicating” beach “in Malay ). My very first weekend trip in La Jolla was practically a fine-dining trip, and it was a wonderful feast: lunch at A.R. Valentien at the Lodge at Torrey Pines(with unbelievable views of

the Torrey Pines Greens and the Pacific) and dinner at Nine-Ten at the Grand Colonial Hotel on Prospect Street in La Jolla Village(an unique his-and-her tasting menu, titled “Grace of the Chef, “that’s terrific for sharing). The next day, brunch was at the Medication in the historical La Valencia, also on Possibility Street (Old Hollywood glamour in a Mediterranean villa-inspired dining establishment, stunning Pacific views and a menu prepared from local natural and sustainable fisheries, cattle ranches and farms )and dinner at the 70-year-old Marine Space in the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club on

Spindrift Drive( straight on the beach, the stylish Marine Room includes sensational browse, web surfer and sundown views, plus award-winning worldwide food). For a more casual setting, and among my favorites as a citizen, Richard Walker’s Pancake Residence on Possibility Street for a great, no-fuss dish to start the day. I did venture from La Jolla to check one item off the container list that escaped me as a six-year local of San Diego: brunch at Hotel Del Coronado.

It was incredible and might compete together with Las Vegas’ fancy breakfasts, except that it’s on an isthmus in a historical hotel on San Diego Bay. An absolute treat worth the cost for an unique celebration. Driving back to La Jolla, there was no leaving Las Vegas, as this trip’s final supper was at “Top Chef “star chef Brian Malarkey’s Herringbone in La Jolla (considering that this weekend trip, Malarkey has actually opened Searsucker in Caesars Palace).

The indoor-outdoor design is lovely– the restaurant is built around huge trees– and the fish fry special was, well, special. I returned to La Jolla last September for the San Diego Chargers game versus the then-Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks (the Bolts beat Seattle, 30-21) and stayed at the Lodge at Torrey Pines, 11480 N. Torrey Pines Road. & The lodging was what one would get out of a place called the Lodge– woodsy and quaint. However, since we’re in La Jolla, it also is glamorous with ocean views and world-class golf, the house of among the most scenic stops on the PGA Tour. This journey was my introduction to Searsucker, the vibrant location in the Gaslamp Quarter and Malarkey’s

innovative and mouthwatering small-plates menu and mixed drink program. La Jolla is an outdoor fan’s location with surfing, tracks for treking, the household friendly Birch Fish tank at Scripps, museums(La Jolla was the home of Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, and there is a little exhibition on Possibility at Legends Gallery), shopping(shops galore), kayak tour of caves, paddle

boarding and more. La Jolla is genuinely a gem in Southern California that is to be treasured, and I’ll be back in August and October, the latter for a wedding at the La Valencia. Brunch, anybody? Don Chareunsy is the Las Vegas Sun’s entertainment and luxury senior editor and has been a journalist for nearly two decades. Robin Leach of “Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous fame” has been a reporter for more than

50 years and has actually spent the previous 15 years giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground. Follow Sun Home entertainment+Luxury Senior citizen Editor Don Chareunsy on Twitter at Twitter.com/ VDLXEditorDon. Follow Robin Leach on Twitter at Twitter.com/ Robin_Leach.

FBI to carry out counterterrorism training workout at the Riviera

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12:13 a.m. – A view of the sidewalk in front of the Riviera Monday, May 4, 2015.

Friday, June 5, 2015|6:15 p.m.

. The FBI is pertaining to the shuttered Riviera resort soon, but not to go after any criminal activity.

FBI spokeswoman Bridget Pappas said in an email today that the bureau’s Captive Rescue Group will certainly perform a “routine training workout” in the location surrounding the Riviera. She couldn’t be reached instantly for more remark and didn’t offer other details, rather directing questions to an article on the bureau’s site with background details about the captive group.

According to that short article, the hostage group is the only full-time counterterrorism unit at the bureau, and it can respond within four hours to circumstances like terrorist attacks throughout the nation.

“Operators have the ability to fast-rope from helicopters, parachute with full objective equipment, and conduct sophisticated SCUBA strategies. They are trained to be remarkable marksmen, proficient in a range of breaching techniques– including explosives– and experts in close-quarter methods. Each operator’s skill and training guarantees that the HRT can launch assaults with speed, accuracy, and, if necessary, lethal force,” the FBI says of the hostage team.

So, if you see helicopters or any other indications of FBI activity around the Riviera in the coming days, do not worry. The 60-year-old equipment that closed last month is still safe– a minimum of until the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority gets rid of it to construct more convention space.

Female dies after jumping off tower at Riviera

A woman passed away when she jumped from the 20th floor of a Riviera hotel-casino tower Sunday morning, Las Vegas police stated.

First responders were called about 11:30 a.m. to the building, 2901 Las Vegas Boulevard South, according to Metro records. The female passed away near a swimming pool area where she landed, Metro Lt. Bruce Miyama stated. Her death was categorized a suicide.

The Riviera closed its doors after 60 years on May 4. A liquidation sale has actually been going on since May 14 and will certainly continue to until everything is sold.

Multiple individuals connected to the Review-Journal on social media and stated the suicide took place during a liquidation sale and that some areas were blocked when it happened.

If you or somebody you know requirements assist dealing with depression, you can call 1-800-273-8255 anytime to be connected to an experienced therapist at a crisis center in your location.

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‘It’s like a big scavenger hunt’: Purchasers find bargains, collectibles at Riviera

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An indicator promotes the liquidation sale Thursday, May 14, 2015, at the Riviera.

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Price are affixed all over the Riviera now, and crowds poured in to inspect them today as the resort’s liquidation sale opened to the public.

The sale started today after the building let in some people, specifically previous Riviera staffers, for very first dibs yesterday. Throughout the initial four days of the sale, possible purchasers need to pay $10 for a chance to snag memorabilia, gambling establishment equipment, room components and more from the 60-year old property that closed May 4.

After the very first four-day period, admission is free. The sale will range from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays.

As the sale began around 9 a.m. today, a prolonged line stretched all the method around the Riviera convention space. Clients reported waiting hours just to obtain in.

Riviera Liquidation Sale
Magician Murray Sawchuck waits to pay for chandeliers from the Frank Sinatra Suite during the first day of a liquidation sale Thursday, May 14, 2015, at the Riviera. Sawchuck performs at Planet Hollywood.Introduce slideshow “

Larry Fettis showed up around 6:30 a.m. to line up, and he said he was among the first couple of dozen inside. He’s a retired policeman who resides in Southern California, however he said he also has a place in Las Vegas, so he was looking for decorations for his local home.

“It resembles a huge scavenger hunt,” he said of the liquidation sale. “But it is exactly what it is– you have actually got to prioritize.”

Local resident Rhenita Quimby also appeared early and gladly safeguarded a hotel phone, which she wanted for her house office. She stated she suched as the concept of holding onto a piece of the hotel’s history.

“I’m tickled pink,” she said while sitting near her purchases by the hotel registration desk.

Those who swarmed to the Riviera today still had “a lot left” to choose from after the ex-employees swung by Wednesday, said Greg Hall, operations manager of National Material Liquidators, which is managing the sale.

The following 15 items offer a glance of the variety that was still readily available Thursday early morning.

Riviera neon: $395

Buyers can’t take the hotel’s entire neon signs with them, however they could get a smaller version of the brand. This traditional sign was located toward the casino’s southern end, near a box office.

A Riviera neon sign ($395.00) is shown during the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

A Riviera neon sign ($395.00) is shown throughout the very first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Chandelier: $3,500

Hanging over the gambling establishment floor, this chandelier had not been the only huge chandelier up for grabs– the multilayered one in the lobby likewise had price on it. However this one resembles a more workable acquisition.

A chandelier ($3,500.00) is shown over the casino floor during the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

A chandelier ($3,500.00) is shown over the gambling establishment floor during the very first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, Might 14, 2015.

‘Crazy Girls’ sign: $475

Although the much-photographed statuary that stood outside the Riviera was eliminated when the hotel closed last week, other images with the very same iconography remained within.

An illuminated Crazy Girls sign ($475.00) is shown during the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

A brightened Crazy Girls indication ($475.00) is revealed during the very first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, Might 14, 2015.

Gold drape: $4,000

It’s most likely not the most useful purchase for the casual buyer, but this 48-foot gold drape hung above a phase behind the casino bar.

A 48-foot gold drape ($4,000.00) is shown in Le Bistro Theater during the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

A 48-foot gold drape ($4,000.00) is revealed in Le Bistro Theater during the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Craps table: $3,850

The fruit machine are all gone, however on Thursday morning there were some good tables to select from. People were eyeing them closely.

Lamar Hutch of Conyers, Ga. looks over a craps table ($3,850.00) during the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Lamar Hutch of Conyers, Ga. looks over a craps table ($3,850.00) throughout the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Space: varying

Samples by the registration desk indicated that king-size beds cost $99 and armchairs with ottomans cost $55. Art prints, on the other hand, cost simply $8, according to the sample listing.

A hotel room is shown during the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

A hotel room is shown throughout the very first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Tvs: $89

These 32-inch, flat-screen televisions were in such abundance that a whole room was devoted to offering them.

Flat panel televisions ($89.00) are shown during the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Flat panel televisions ($89.00) are revealed throughout the very first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Vacuums: $75

Not the most renowned product from the Riviera, to be sure. Practical, though, and widely readily available.

Vacuum cleaners ($75.00 each) are displayed in a convention center ballroom during the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Vacuum cleaners ($75.00 each) are shown in a convention center ballroom during the very first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Armchair: $110

These comfy chairs were clustered by what utilized to be the sports book.

Arm chairs ($110.00) from the sports book are shown during the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Arm chairs ($110.00) from the sports book are revealed during the very first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Ticket redemption machine: $500

This would be one of the quirkier (or cooler?) purchases for the average Joe, considering that it doesn’t have an entire casino of fruit machine to accompany it.

A ticket cashing/bill breaking machine s shown during the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

A ticket cashing/bill breaking machine s revealed throughout the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Slot chair: $75

Another widely offered option since Thursday morning.

Slot chairs ($75.00 each) are shown during the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Slot chairs ($75.00 each) are shown throughout the very first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Portable bar: $345

Below the Riviera logo design, the indication on the front states “The Entertainment Center of Las Vegas” and “The Option for Grown-Ups.”

Portable bar fronts ($345.00 each) are shown during the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Portable bar fronts ($345.00 each) are revealed during the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Starlite chandelier: $1,750

One of numerous artistic elements for sale by the Starlite Theater.

A chandelier ($1,750.00) is shown by the Starlite Theater during the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

A chandelier ($1,750.00) is shown by the Starlite Theater during the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Theater seats: $675

Purchasers had the ability to get their hands on the Versailles Theater’s red seats.

A row of seats ($675.00) is shown in the Versailles Theater during the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

A row of seats ($675.00) is shown in the Versailles Theater throughout the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Piano: $5,500

It’s not every day you find for sale a musical instrument that was once housed in a 60-year-old traditional Las Vegas gambling establishment well-known for the numerous performers who carried out there over the years.

A piano ($5,500.00) is displayed during the first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.

A piano ($5,500.00) is shown throughout the very first day of a liquidation sale at the Riviera Thursday, May 14, 2015.