Las Vegas Twitter

Photo: Viewing Party Las Vegas – Who to follow on Twitter? For a storied town that receives more than 30 million visitors each year, there are a lot of informative and timely tweets covering everything from road closures to bar openings and sports scores from the local stadiums and arenas. Some faves (updated 12.2017) Local …

Las Vegas Community Healing Garden

Photo The Las Vegas community has come together to build a new community healing garden as a prompt and thoughtful response to the Oct. 1 tragedy, when a lone gunman massacred 59 individuals and injured 526 more who were attending a music festival. Stonerose Landscapes principals Jay Pleggenkuhle and Daniel Perez designed a memorial garden …

Las Vegas Strong

Las Vegas – October 1, 2017 marked the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. Other outlets have more details of the attack, and we are keeping an eye on developments and the responses to this tragedy. The death toll from an attack on a Las Vegas Strip country music concert has risen to 59 people …

Wetlands Park in Las Vegas

Photo: Ron Mader, Clark County Wetlands Park Keep Vegas Weir’d! For fans of quiet and urban ecotourism and conscious travel, one of the must visit places in Las Vegas is Clark County Wetlands Park just beyond the football and rugby stadium. The Clark County Wetlands Park is free to enter at all access points. The park is …

Rugby Sevens in Las Vegas

One of the biggest changes in Las Vegas and southern Nevada is the rise of professional and amateur sportsdom. Once a boxing town, Las Vegas is now a boxing, hockey, football, soccer, baseball and rugby town. March 2-4 are the dates for the 2018 Rugby Sevens Tournament. This is a global sporting event that gets …

Bike Share in Las Vegas #RTCBikeShare

Photo: Ron Mader, Bike Share in Las Vegas The next big thing is happening now in downtown Las Vegas. I’m referring to the growing number of bicycle share programs around the world. Launched October 1, 2016 is the downtown bike share program run by the city — https://rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com — and celebrating its first birthday. Hashtag: #RTCBikeShare …

Las Vegas

Vegas 1921 A personal note. I have the pleasure of living in Las Vegas (Henderson) in 2018 and my objective  is to offer a personal account, tips and insights that help get locals and visitors on the same page. In 2018 Las Vegas recovers from the 1 October Shootings. There’s more to be done to …

Las Vegas’ Pinball Museum

Talk a stroll along the nostalgia curve. Among our favorite places to visit in Las Vegas is the Pinball Museum, 1610 East Tropicana, a 10,000-square warehouse with rows and rows of playable pinball machines. It’s an amazing hands-on museum and one more reason to visit Trop. Just put your quarters into the machines you want …

Nevada

Nevada (pronounced [ne- vae-da], with a short “a” as in apple) Nevada is a state of bold contrasts: rural landscapes and big cities, extravagant gaming and a movement toward farmers’ markets, local culture, renewable energy and a green building ethos. For those passionate for parks, wilderness, Indigenous cultures, responsible travel and great fun – Nevada. Indigenous …