Town Square Las Vegas Newsletter
Fall fashions are hitting the shelves and the looks for the season combine fun and elegance. From printed denim to soft lace looks, there's a key piece tailor made for every closet. Freshen up your staple pieces with a bold belt or colorful scarf or add a pair of printed pants to your wardrobe for a current look that's on trend.
Wrap it Up
Pops of color play a pivotal role in Michael Stars (702.851.0511) Warm Nights Wrap scarf ($48). Dress up any solid tee or sweater with this wrap and add an air of elegance and a dash of dynamic style. Pair it with skinny jeans and heels for a hip, luxuriously casual look.
Dress to Impress
Banana Republic (702.260.0551) brings sleek silhouettes combined with inviting textures and luxurious details to its fall collection. Crimson makes a bold color statement with this classic trench coat ($175) and a printed pleat dress ($140). Add a black leather hobo bag ($130) and black tall leather boots ($225) and your look is polished and complete.
The Eyes Have It
Fall colors take center stage at M•A•C Cosmetics (702.492.1173). Its Styleseeker collection features color tones influenced by the spirit and style of a global wanderer. The translucent, buildable, Powder Blush adds glow; classic Mattene Lipstick is revived for dramatic, dense color that lasts for hours and Lipglass gets fresh flair in new shades. Give your eyes a dash of sexy with the new duos that create brilliant, sultry effects. We love the On The Hunt Raving Mad Bronzed red (frost) and Star Myth Bronzed violet (veluxe pearl) $27.50.
Walk on the Wild Side
Take a walk on the wild side and step out this fall in Baker's (702.914.3590) Spike ($99) platform heels. This provocative pump features back spike detail, stone accents, a slender adjustable ankle strap and a sky high heel. Match them up with some broken in denim or a simple black dress and these shoes will take center stage.
Lace it Up
Printed denim and lace looks are everywhere this season, and bebe's (702.260.6274) classic five pocket floral lace skinny jeans will add a pop of perfection to your wardrobe. With a soft and comfortable stretch, these jeans will take you on the town and back. Pair them with a silk button up and neutral pump to round out the look.
Meatball Spot will bring its innovative take on delicious, New York-style cuisine to Town Square with its grand opening this month. With savory meatball dishes, pizzas, salads and sides, the new eatery will offer tasty fare for the whole family. Executive Chef Vincent Chiyuto has created a menu that features mouthwatering meatballs in variations including Classic, Pork, Turkey, Chicken, Beef and Veggie. The meatballs will be available in three different options: The Slider, with one meatball on a brioche bun; The Smash, with two meatballs on a brioche bun; and The Hero, made with three meatballs on a French baguette. The restaurant will also offer a daily, specialty meatball selection created by Chiyuto. Provolone and Mozzarella cheeses will also be available for guests to add to the delectable dishes. Patrons will spice up their meals with an array of sauces, including Pesto, Garlic Parmesan, Spicy Meat Sauce, Mushroom Gravy, Classic Tomato and a specialty sauce. Meatball Spot will also offer an array of small and large 'Roman Style' thin crust pizzas, served in large sheet pans and a variety of salads. Hearty sides and shakes will round out the offerings while classic desserts will polish off the meal. Meatball Spot will feature a rustic, New York-style ambiance with a modern social lounge and an approachable alternative to fine dining. Adorned with authentic brick walls in the back, red chairs and dark woods, the 6,500-square-foot restaurant will greet customers with a white picket fence framing the 1,400-square-foot patio, which evokes the feeling of a country garden. Guests will be able to watch the chefs prepare their decadent, East Coast-style pies from the exhibition kitchen as they enjoy the dynamic atmosphere.
A new gourmet popcorn spot is open, and its unique flavors and specialties are making Popped the hottest treat in Town. Popped merges the science of molecular gastronomy with high quality ingredients to create frozen popcorn. Traditional popcorn is also on the menu, and flavors include Dilly Pickle, Salt and Vinegar, Buffalo Hot, Ranch, Salt and Pepper, Caramel, Caramel Almond, Cinnamon and Sugar, Cookies and Cream, White Chocolate and Coconut, S'mores, Caramel with Chocolate and Sea Salt and more. Pick up a small bag for $3 or go big and get a large for $7. Popped was founded in 2011 by three partners who are dedicated to using their experience in the culinary industry to modernizing the world of popcorn. Popped is located in a kiosk on the West side of BRIO Tuscan Grille. For more information call 702.207.0985.
Love Walk Las Vegas
The Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation (DSLRF), a 501 (c) 3 non-profit breast cancer research foundation, is bringing its Love Walk to Town Square on September 8, 2012. With five years of success in the Los Angeles area, this 5k walk is an opportunity to learn more about the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation and its signature program the Army of Women and how it is mobilizing the Las Vegas community to turn awareness into action by contributing to breast cancer research. One hundred percent of the proceeds raised from this event are used to fund research that is moving breast cancer beyond a cure, by focusing on breast cancer prevention and eradication. The Love Walk welcomes community members and Foundation supporters throughout the area to participate in the 5K walk. Registration will open at 7 a.m., and the walk starts at 8:30 a.m. For more information and to register click here.
Nevada Strollathon for Rett Syndrome
A Strollathon to benefit the International Rett Syndrome Foundation will take place at Town Square on September 15. The mission of the International Rett Syndrome Foundation is to support those with Rett syndrome (RTT) and their families, fund promising research, and increase vital awareness. Rett syndrome is a unique developmental disorder that is first recognized in infancy and seen almost always in girls, but can be rarely seen in boys. It causes problems in brain function that are responsible for cognitive, sensory, emotional, motor and autonomic function. These can include learning, speech, sensory sensations, mood, movement, breathing, cardiac function, and even chewing, swallowing and digestion. Registration for the walk begins at 8 a.m., and the walk starts at 9 a.m. at Town Square Park. For more information and to register click here.
New Vista Community Wine Walk
The 2012 Wine Walk season picks back up on September 15 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Advanced tickets are $25 per person, or $30 in person. All proceeds benefit New Vista Community; a local charity committed to providing equal opportunities and support to intellectually challenged people of all ages so that they may experience life to the fullest. Visit www.winewalklv.com for more information or to purchase tickets. You must be 21 or older to participate.
RTC VIVA Bike Vegas
The fifth annual RTC 2012 Viva Bike Vegas Gran Fondo Pinarello presented by Vector Media cycling event starts and finishes at Town Square on September 22 at 5 a.m. with four routes: a 122-mile (includes Hoover Dam), a 102-mile(includes Hoover Dam), 75-mile(includes Hoover Dam), and a 17-mile ride that all include the Las Vegas Strip. The ride starts at Town Square Blvd. next to The Container Store and ends in the Northwest Parking Lot next to the Sunset Road Bridge. Riders can enjoy an end of the route beer garden, food and live entertainment. Proceeds will benefit UC San Diego Nevada Cancer Institute, After-School All-Stars Las Vegas and Communities in Schools of Nevada. For more information or to register visit: vivabikevegas.com.
WHAT TO DO
Support Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Several Town Square restaurants and shops are stepping up their philanthropic efforts this month by partnering with Cure 4 the Kids Foundation and offeringa way for the community to support Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. A portion of sales from various items on the menus will go to Cure 4 the Kids, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit foundation, that funds The Children's Specialty Center of Nevada. It is the only nonprofit pediatric cancer outpatient treatment center in the state of Nevada.Cancer is a life changing event. Families throughout Southern Nevada learn this every day. Unfortunately, many will also learn the health insurance they thought would cover their children's diagnosis doesn't begin to address all of their needs. Those without any health insurance will see their options for treatment severely limited. Getting proper and timely treatment is essential for these children to improve their chances of surviving, and with the least amount of long term effects. This is what Cure 4 The Kids Foundation strives to do. The following restaurants and shops have come to the table with special donation plans and will be participating over a designated weekend in September. Fracos & Fröccs will be donating 50% of its Mandarin/Pomegranate Fröcc all month; Blue Martini will be donating 2% from its Signature Blue Martini September 1 – 3; Texas de Brazil will be donating $2 per dessert September 7 -9; Patty's Closet will be donating 15% of proceeds September 8-9; BRIO Tuscan Grille will be donating all proceeds from sales of its Torta Di Cioccolata cake September 14 – 16; Ranch House Kitchen will be donating 15% of weekend proceeds September 14- 16; english's will sell $30 gift certificates for $20 September 21-23, $10 of which goes to Cure 4 The Kids; and The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf will be selling charitable danglers for $1 on September 28-30 and donating the proceeds to Cure 4 The Kids.
Visit Sweet Bubble Café at New Location
Sweet Bubble Café fans are in for a treat. The European themed bakery of soap confections has moved to a new location in between bebe and GUESS by Marciano. The soap superstore has a few new fragrances debuting for fall including Dreamberry, which features a delicate aromatic Raspberry, Plump Mountain Blackberry, Sweet Wild Strawberry, a sigh of Vanilla Sugar and a ruffle of Creamy Banana. Orange Frost will remind you of the smell of fresh cut fruit. It's glittered with Sweet Clementine, Honey Tangerine, Cara Cara Orange and Crisp Sweet Satsuma. Finally, Gold Rush offers something for men who want to start the day smelling their best. It boasts soft notes of Spice, Sandalwood and Agave Nectar with a kick of Neroli and Key Lime Juice.
Spend Monday Nights at Kabuki
Kabuki Japanese Restaurant kicks off September with Monday night football happy hour all night long at the bar. Enjoy food and drink specials starting at 3 p.m. that include delicious sushi and rolls for $2.95 and $3.50; appetizers for $4.95 and $5.95 and specialty rolls for $5.95 and $6.95. Reverse happy hour kicks in at 9 p.m. until close and features a variety of food and drink specials.
Storytime in the Square
Bring your child to Town Square Park for an interactive story time every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon and enjoy a reading of classic children's tales and new favorites. You never know who may show up to join the storytelling team so visit www.mytownsquarelasvegas.com for upcoming guest appearances and promotions just for kids.
Enjoy a Fruity Beverage
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf has some fruity beverages waiting for you. The Pineapple Fru-Tea® has a sweet and delicious taste of juicy pineapple and tea blended for an icy cold treat to beat the heat. Starting at $4.60.
english's kicks off fall with a menu that offers 12 new English favorites. The gastropub is also offering happy hour daily from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with 50% off all beers, wines, cocktails and liquors as well as a new happy hour food selection. Late night foodies can enjoy a new menu from 9 p.m. to close with all drinks $5. Children can snack on their English favorites too and order anything on the menu in a children's size portion for $5. english's is located on the second level across from Johnny McGuire's Deli. The family orientated gastropub serves lunch and dinner as well as daily brunch and high teas. For more information visit http://www.EnglishsTownSquare.com.
Finding Nemo 3D
"Finding Nemo" follows the comedic and momentous journey of an overly protective clownfish named Marlin and his son Nemo -- who become separated in the Great Barrier Reef when Nemo is unexpectedly taken far from his ocean home and dumped into a fish tank in a dentist's office. Buoyed by the companionship of Dory, a friendly-but-forgetful Pacific regal blue tang, Marlin embarks on a dangerous trek and finds himself the unlikely hero of an epic effort to rescue his son -- who hatches a few daring plans of his own to return safely home. Finding Nemo debuts on September 14. For more information and show times call Rave Motion Pictures at 702.362.7283