Las Vegas

New Spin: Concept Restaurant Crown Block Set for Spring Opening Atop Reunion Tower

by | Oct 22, 2022
The James Beard Award-nominated hospitality industry veterans behind the concept are aiming for a restaurant as iconic as The Ball itself. Crown Block will serve steak, seafood, and plant-based cuisine —along with spectacular Dallas skyline views and curated cocktails. Hunt Realty Investments says it fills the void left when celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck shuttered his Five Sixty restaurant in the pandemic.

Unlike its predecessors, the 18th-floor restaurant won't spin. That makes the 17th-floor private event space even more special—party planners can request rotation when booking.
Meow Wolf and Its Surreal, Immersive Art Experiences Are Heading to Grapevine
by | May 13, 2022
Founded in 2008, Meow Wolf began as a collective of Santa Fe artists, writers, performers, and architects. Today, at permanent installations in Santa Fe, Las Vegas, and Denver, Meow Wolf creates immersive and interactive experiences "that transport audiences of all ages into fantastic realms of story and exploration."

In 2023, Meow Wolf plans to do just that in a new location at Grapevine Mills mall, followed in 2024 by another permanent installation in Houston's Fifth Ward.
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Bell Unveils its Full-Scale ‘Nexus’ Air Taxi Design at CES 2019
by | Jan 9, 2019
Called Bell Nexus, the air taxi, is powered by a hybrid-electric propulsion system developed by Safran.
Summit: Experts Talk Balancing Realities With ‘Gee-Whiz Tech’ for Smarter Cities
by | Sep 22, 2018
At the North Texas Smart Cities Summit, IT specialists, engineers, public officials, and civil servants pondered the possibilities and perils of smart city technology that's ever closer to becoming commonplace. Dave Moore has the takeaway.

GivePay Readies Gift Card Mall Solution for ATMs

by | Feb 8, 2018
The Gift Card Mall provides kiosk-style functionality in an ATM to buy digital gift cards, or make digital payments.
UTA ‘Heroes of the Dorm’ Video Game Team Wins Tuition
by | Apr 18, 2017
The six-member team from UTA overcame a 64-team field in winning the three-week video gaming competition.
UTD Students’ Safety App Wins Smart Cities Hackathon
by | Mar 6, 2017
The pair had 30 hours to decide on the project, assess the skills of the team members, and then build it at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.