Category: Business

Article: Cleared for takeoff: A pair of seniors prepare to record their first rap album

Article: Cleared for takeoff: A pair of seniors prepare to record their first rap album

From the Las Vegas Optic Fans of the Robertson High School Cardinals have likely heard “Fly with the Birds,” a hip-hop song written and performed by RHS seniors Andres Garcia and Jake Gamel. It’s been played at several Robertson sporting events, and the duo has even performed the song live for fellow students. Garcia and…

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Article: 71-year-old store gives customers chance to ‘step back in time’

Article: 71-year-old store gives customers chance to ‘step back in time’

From the Las Vegas Optic Walk through the doors of Popular Dry Goods and you’re instantly transported back in time. That’s what customers tell Brenda Manning, one of the managers of the longstanding western wear store on Bridge Street. “You walk in, you smell the leather, and you just step back in time,” she said.…

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Article: LVCS approves creation of electronic sports team, drops STOPit app

Article: LVCS approves creation of electronic sports team, drops STOPit app

From the Las Vegas Optic The Las Vegas City Schools board approved the adoption of a competitive video game team at its regular meeting Thursday night. Recognized by the New Mexico Activities Association, the school-sanctioned activity known as “e-sports” pits a team of video game players from one school against other schools across the state.…

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Article: 5 tips to keep the party going

Article: 5 tips to keep the party going

From the Idaho Business Review Imagine your guests having so much fun they don’t want to leave. The key to reaching this pinnacle of event planning is booking great entertainment. Searching for the right entertainer can seem like an overwhelming task, but it doesn’t have to be a chore. With a little research and planning,…

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Article: More perks coming to El Fidel Hotel

Article: More perks coming to El Fidel Hotel

From the Las Vegas Optic When it opened in the early 1920s, the El Fidel Hotel offered travelers more than just an affordable, comfortable place to sleep. Guests could sit down to eat breakfast or lunch, grab a drink at the bar, or gather with friends in a comfortable setting. Soon, travelers and Las Vegas…

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Affeldt acquires historic establishment in Lamy

Affeldt acquires historic establishment in Lamy

From the Las Vegas Optic Historic Plaza Hotel and Hotel Castañeda restoration entrepreneur Allan Affeldt has added a Lamy restaurant and bar to the growing list of properties he is renovating and restoring. Affeldt acquired the historic Legal Tender restaurant and saloon building in Lamy from the Lamy Railroad & History Museum.

Article: At the Special Olympics’ Northern California Chapter, Volunteers Get Gold in Operations

Article: At the Special Olympics’ Northern California Chapter, Volunteers Get Gold in Operations

From pexcard.com The thrill of competition. It entertains us, it unites us, and since the 1960s, millions of Special Olympics athletes have been given the opportunity to engage in competition all over the globe. Getting thousands of athletes to hundreds of competitions throughout the year can be challenging, but these operational hurdles are cleared with…

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Article: Libbey: Better Days on the Horizon

Article: Libbey: Better Days on the Horizon

From Seeking Alpha Glass manufacturing probably doesn’t seem glamorous or sexy to most people. By association, neither does investing in a glassmaker. However, as one of the largest glass tableware manufacturers in the world, Libbey (LBY) is a powerful player in an often overlooked industry.

Article: 3 Stocks That Could Sweeten Your Portfolio

Article: 3 Stocks That Could Sweeten Your Portfolio

From Seeking Alpha With worldwide consumer demand on the rise and revenues forecasted to reach $117.3 billion by 2018, chocolate is good business. Even with the cost of key ingredients like cocoa, milk, and nuts on the rise, it seems consumers still want chocolate, even if that means paying a little more to get it.…

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Article: Why GoPro, Inc. May Be Worthy of a Spot in Your Portfolio

Article: Why GoPro, Inc. May Be Worthy of a Spot in Your Portfolio

From the Motley Fool Shockproof, waterproof, camera maker GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO) has made a big splash in the market. GoPro cameras can be mounted just about anywhere and their popularity and ubiquity has positioned the company to dominate the field. However, with some raising concerns that GoPro shares are overpriced, does this stock deserve a…

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