Articles in Business

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Ushering in a New Era for Downtown Las Vegas – Classic Jewel Cocktail Lounge

by Naiomi Pitre on

If their reputation is what first drew you to Classic Jewel, the impressive craft cocktails will be what brings you back. “We work hard with our team to ensure that we maintain the right atmosphere for all involved," owner Jerome Harry explains. ... Read full article

MHS Behavioral Services launches awareness initiative

by Joseph C. Abraham on

For this week, in an effort to bring awareness and support prevention, MHS Behavioral Services, led by its Chief Executive Officer, Dnisha Mingo, launched a Suicide Prevention Awareness Initiative through Community Connections. ... Read full article

MGM Springfield GM Alex Dixon leaving to run Circus Circus in Las Vegas

by Dan Glaun on

MGM Springfield General Manager Alex Dixon, a key member of the executive team that launched the casino last August, is leaving Springfield for the bright lights of Las Vegas.Dixon will become the President of Circus Circus, an MGM hotel, casino.... Read full article

A Continuum of Service

by Joseph C. Abraham on

Mrs. Brown devoted 27 years in law enforcement; she isn’t new to innovating programs that help our Nevada community. As a business owner who started a private security company to provide safety and security to her clients.... Read full article

Family First, Fantastic Food

by Naiomi L. Pitre on

Sharon Harrell has been the owner and operator of TC’s World Famous Rib Crib in Las Vegas, Nevada for fifteen years. It has been a family business from the very beginning.... Read full article

How Covid impacts Black-owned Businesses

by Shaundell Newsome on

We’ve been just as hard hit this time around. The pandemic has highlighted the disparities in access to capital through slow and often dysfunctional relief efforts to small, minority-owned firms.... Read full article

The Game of Sports and Small Business: Las Vegas Teams Commit to Growing Minority Companies

by Shaundell Newsome on

Las Vegas Golden Knights (LVGK), President and COO, Kerry Bubolz, visited the Urban Chamber of Commerce Coffee and Commerce with over 40 small and minority businesses to give insight into the National Hockey League’s (NHL) procurement practices. ... Read full article

Nancy Justice – Modern Renaissance Woman

by Naiomi Pitre on

Nancy's tenacity and confidence would surface many times during her life, and her childhood nickname would serve as inspiration for the name of her fashion company, Nefertiti Fashion, LLC.... Read full article

Doing Justice to Patient Care, One Tooth at a Time – Dr. Owen W. Justice, Jr. DDS

by Naiomi Pitre on

“I like the work.  I love the people.  I sometimes almost feel like I’m cheating.  People are paying me to do what I love to do.  From what I hear, that isn’t what they call work,” Dr. Justice states with a sincere, disarming smile.... Read full article

Dream Chasers Records: A joint venture between Jay-Z & Meek Mill

by Naiomi L. Pitre on

Jay-Z and Meek Mill met recently in New York City at the Roc Nation headquarters to sign their new joint venture into existence, during a press conference where they drank champagne to celebrate the new partnership.... Read full article

COVID and Racism Have Exposed Great Inequalities.

by Shaundell Newsome on

GoFundMe pages, idled workers and “good-bye and thank you” signs popping up on one long-standing storefront after another. America’s Main Street businesses are on the ropes and many of our moms and pops are facing early retirement.... Read full article

This Adaptive Model Turns a Runway of Dreams into Reality

by Jovahn Bergeron on

In spring 2019, Zappos Adaptive teamed up with the Runway of Dreams Foundation, a nonprofit that works toward a future of inclusion, acceptance and opportunity in the fashion industry. Several models were selected to participate — including Mills.... Read full article

Wealth Management for “Un-wealthy”

by Anand Nair, MSFS on

Over a twenty-year career in banking and investments I have heard the phrase, “Unfortunately, I don’t have any wealth to manage right now.” This is sometimes the response they give me when they ask me what I do for a living, and I reply...... Read full article

Understanding Automobile Insurance Coverages: Their Impact on Your Personal Injury Claim(s)

by Jared Clark, Esq. on

What could you have done prior to the accident to ensure you are protected? In developing this article my intent is to further your understanding of automobile insurance and its impact on your personal injury claim resulting from an accident.... Read full article