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Old 03-03-2009, 04:39 PM
 
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Hello,

Am wondering if there are any grocery stores near the Las Vegas Hilton.

Thanks,
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Old 03-03-2009, 04:47 PM
 
Location: Kingman AZ
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Hello,

Am wondering if there are any grocery stores near the Las Vegas Hilton.

Thanks,
Closest [I think] Is Sahara and Maryland [about a mile]
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Old 03-03-2009, 04:57 PM
 
Location: NorCal and Vegas!
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dynimagelv is right, there is a Smith's and Albertsons near that corner.
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Old 03-04-2009, 12:50 PM
 
Location: downtown Las Vegas
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There is also a Korean grocery store in Commercial Center on Sahara, but it's only a couple blocks closer than the Smith's and Albertsons.
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Old 03-04-2009, 07:38 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
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We have some of the best urban planners in the country here. They build all these new high rises (near Las Vegas Hilton) as well as downtown, coaxing people to enjoy a new urban lifestyle, but the thought of putting in a major grocery store nearby eludes them. You still need a car to go to the grocery store. So much for urban living!

There's a 7/11 on DI/Joe Brown.
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Old 03-05-2009, 02:14 AM
 
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
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We have some of the best urban planners in the country here. They build all these new high rises (near Las Vegas Hilton) as well as downtown, coaxing people to enjoy a new urban lifestyle, but the thought of putting in a major grocery store nearby eludes them. You still need a car to go to the grocery store. So much for urban living!

There's a 7/11 on DI/Joe Brown.
I admit I wonder about the planning commission some times, but they don't have anything to do with where somebody like Albertson's wants to put a store.
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Old 03-05-2009, 08:37 AM
 
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We have some of the best urban planners in the country here. They build all these new high rises (near Las Vegas Hilton) as well as downtown, coaxing people to enjoy a new urban lifestyle, but the thought of putting in a major grocery store nearby eludes them. You still need a car to go to the grocery store. So much for urban living!

There's a 7/11 on DI/Joe Brown.
There's a CVS at Sky Tower and a Walgreens at LV Blvd and Convention Center, both of which have at least some food. Otherwise, I usually drive down to Town Square (Whole Foods) or all the way out to Summerlin for grocery shopping. Country Club residents tend to patronize the stores at the ghetto-looking strip malls over on South Maryland...but I don't.

I don't expect to see any major stores appear near Las Vegas Hilton in the immediate future - land is still too expensive for retail and even though there are a lot of new condos nearby and seemingly plenty of convention-goers to sell to, many of the residents are part-time weekenders who never cook, anyway. Sucks for the rest of us, but that's life in the big city.
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Old 03-05-2009, 03:57 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
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I admit I wonder about the planning commission some times, but they don't have anything to do with where somebody like Albertson's wants to put a store.
It's no different elsewhere in the country, building high-rise condo's downtown, advertising the great urban lifestyle. I bought a condo in downtown Minneapolis in the late 80's, and I still had to own a car to drive 2-3 miles to a grocery store. And, from what I've learned since moving, there's still no grocery store dowtown, save convenience stoes. It won't be any different here in Las Vegas.

Right now, in a townhouse @DI/Pecos I have 5 grocery stores within 6 blocks of my house. Now that's urban lifestyle!
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