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"Community Feeling, Down to the Bones," Las Vegas Seven, June 4, 2013

Posted: June 5, 2013

"Community Feeling, Down to the Bones," Tony Roma's illustrates how there's public good to be gained in having a place to come together (sometimes for ribs). Not long after UNLV held a program called Game Change about “how Brookings Mountain West and the Lincy Institute are Reframing Policy in Southern Nevada,” I learned that the Tony Roma’s on East Sahara Avenue had closed. The confluence of these events got me thinking of how a think tank is like a rib joint. Stay with me, now …Brookings and Lincy are research centers designed, as Brookings says, to “serve as a platform to bring ideas and expertise together and facilitate … discussions about the West’s future.” Lincy “conducts and supports research that focuses on improving Nevada’s health, education and social services.” Full Text: