Category: In remembrance

Remembering Howard Thompson, former owner of The Buffalo and Backstreet, who passed away in January

Howard G Thompson, former owner of The Buffalo and Backstreet bars passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16. Thompson, age 83, had been battling cancer. Thompson opened The Buffalo in 1980 on Paradise Rd., south of Tropicana and directly across from the then entrance to McCarran Airport. The Buffalo became the first Levi/leather bar in Nevada. It […]

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