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California-based Get a Haircut, a men’s barber shop that combines classic haircuts with classic rock n’ roll, is now open at The Promenade at Juhl, the 20,000-square-foot ground-level retail component at Juhl, a 344-residence, multibuilding community that spans an entire city block in downtown Las Vegas. The Promenade at Juhl opened in November.

L.T. Salinas, owner of specialty apparel stores Nora Blue and Elton’s

In 1966, there was a famous men’s store that opened when Caesars Palace was new, called Cuzzens. I lived in Houston and had the reputation of being a creative guy. They were looking for someone to run their Houston operation. So I joined them in 1969 and I stayed with them for 26 years. We were the only store of its kind. We did ensembles for Elvis, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr. Also Mr. (Kirk) Kerkorian, I made his Brioni clothing for 10 years.

Company’s goal is to become Silicon Valley of water technology

WaterStart, a Las Vegas-based nonprofit partnership of public- and private-sector organizations, is diligently working to diversify the Las Vegas economy, create job growth and provide answers to drought and water quality issues in Nevada. Its goal is for Las Vegas to become the Silicon Valley of water technology.

Faraday to be CES highlight

The latest technological product advances will be on display for more than 170,000 trade representatives and industry reporters during the four-day Consumer Electronics Show, which opens Jan. 5 at multiple locations in Las Vegas.