"A diamond is forever." Who hasn't heard that saying before? Ever since the 1947 slogan, "A Diamond is Forever," which was a marketing project of DeBeers. Most people these days associate diamonds and engagement rings as going hand in hand. Thus diamonds have become a symbol of love. However, up until 1939, only 10% of engagement rings had diamonds.  

All You Need is Love

February is our month of love – the love of art, collecting, admiring, and learning. We love art because it gives us a glimpse of someone’s heart, the part of them we don’t see on the surface. We are all drawn to art in different ways. We like to look at and listen to art … Continued

February 2020 Around Town

Lecture Series Part 1 “Hidden History” All lectures in the series are held at Paseo Verde Libray. February 15th, 2pm-4pm Who was John Howell? Nathan Harper, a Springs Preserve Archaeologist/SNWA, will be discussing, John Howell and his contribution as a Pioneer of Las Vegas. Howell came to Southern Nevada from North Carolina sometime before 1870. He worked … Continued

Quail House

What does a former championship ice skater, Blue Man Group Performer, and a long-term care insurance agent have in common? It might seem like they have nothing in common but they do. They all care about the quality of senior care. It turns out, it's how three people are changing the meaning of assisted living. Justin Knorr, the once ice…

Spread the Word Nevada

Delivering over 50,000 books a month to at-risk children is no easy task. Bringing the joy of books to all children in Nevada started with a lot less. Co-founders Laurie Hartig and Lisa Habighorst began Spread the Word Nevada (STWN) with a garage full of books and it grew to fill up a 13,000 square foot warehouse. Driven by its…

A Neighborhood Gem

A true, family-run Italian restaurant is a rare thing to find. But that's precisely what Ventano Italian Grill & Seafood is. The vision of award-winning chefs, Arnauld Briand and Carmine Vento, this restaurant is truly a beautiful venue. Gorgeous views from the outside patio seating take your breath away, perfect views of the sunset for a romantic evening, and the…

Vineyard Henderson

Vineyard communities are built around the idea that the only thing more important than adding years to your life, is adding life to your years. Our mission is simple: To grow purposeful communities that make a positive impact on people and our planet. What does that mean for our residents? A continuum of customized care, programming, and amenities that aim…

Bring on the New Year !

Five, Four, Three, Two, One! As we begin 2020, a new decade, we set goals for what we want our future selves to be like and look like. We take a glance back at where we have been and what we have done, and we try to remember to extend ourselves grace. January is a … Continued

January 2020 Around Town

Capability Health & Human Services Capability Health & Human Services (“Capability”) was founded in 1976 as the Southern Nevada Association for the Handicapped.  Capability has used many names over the years, including the Nevada Association for the Handicapped, Endeavor and, most recently, Easter Seals Nevada.  In September 2019, the organization made the decision to rebrand … Continued

Henderson’s 20th Annual Economic Development & Small Business Awards

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce and the City of Henderson hosted Henderson’s 20th Annual Economic Development & Small Business Awards at M Resort Spa Casino. The Henderson Chamber of Commerce highlighted members who made a difference in the small business community.