Turning the Tide: Water in the Desert

Photo: Ron Mader, Historic Fifth Street School Announcing the September panel discussions, part of Building Las Vegas an initiative launched by UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives. Panel discussions take place at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 South 4th Street in Downtown Las Vegas. These events are free and open to the public. RSVP to attend. Hashtag: #BuildingLasVegas On Thursday, …

Future transit in southern Nevada

Livestreaming, On Board – Your Future Transportation Plan hosted by Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada. RTC will provide a new date and time. Hashtag: #RTCSNV The conversation will explore southern Nevada’s plan for future transit and introduce the website OnBoardSNV.com This visionary plan will identify how enhancements to the current bus system, new high capacity transit services …

First Friday, Las Vegas

Las Vegas hosts First Friday … the first Friday every month. Hashtag: #FirstFridayLV  History: The event debuted in October 2002 and has more than its fair share of ups and downs. Sometimes a gathering is large and rambunctious. Sometimes it’s just a quiet night where people are unsure of where the party is. There are more food trucks …

Building Las Vegas: A Woman’s Place Is …

Photo: Ron Mader, Historic Fifth Street School Announcing a series of panel discussions, part of Building Las Vegas an initiative launched by UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives. Panel discussions take place at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 South 4th Street in Downtown Las Vegas. These events are free and open to the public. RSVP to attend. Thursday, August …

#DTLV

Photo: Ron Mader, Blue Skies Downtown Las Vegas (commonly abbreviated as DTLV) is the central original gambling district and historic center of Las Vegas. Downtown is the heart of the city and one recovering from years of neglect. We are looking for suggestions of places to go and people to meet. Also see: Bike Share in …

Hoover Dam

Photo: Ron Mader, Hoover Dam The Bureau of Reclamation has conducted tours through the Hoover Dam and powerplant since 1937. Today, close to 1,000,000 visitors a year take the tour and millions more drive across the dam. The dam is located 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas. Take US Highway 93 to Nevada State Route …

Las Vegas Trends

Photo: DTLV (Changing frequently) Las Vegas Trends (July 20, 2017) #lvcouncil @tsegerblom and @CityOfLasVegas are Tweeting about this #OJSimpson 9,403 Tweets #ThursdayThoughts 3,915 Tweets #Apollo11 @RogueNASA is Tweeting about this #WhenFlyingWithAnnCoulter American Idol Ryan Seacrest is returning to host American Idol on ABC AlphaBay Burundi 3,842 Tweets Alex Bowman 1,433 Tweets Frequently Popular Hashtags #lvcouncil …

Monsoon season has begun

Bingo: Monsoon Late July and it’s well into monsoon season in the SW – Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah. The Mohave Desert is getting giant splattering of rain. Questions When does monsoon season begin and end? For those experienced in such matters, what are the do’s and don’ts? How are monsoons similar and different …