Las Vegas

Vegas 1921 Las Vegas is the most populous city in the state of Nevada and hosted more than 41 million visitors in 2016. Nearly 2.1 million of Nevada’s 2.8 million residents live in Clark County, which covers the Las Vegas metro area. And we mention these people – locals and visitors – because they (we) …

Recycling in Las Vegas

This Saturday – Planeta.com will be livestreaming and livetweeting from the event. February 3 8 News NOW Living Green Super Recycling Day, Thomas and Mack Center Parking Lot, 7:30am-230pm The seventh annual event is held at the Thomas and Mack Parking lot off Swenson and Tropicana Avenue. 8 News Now: “Don’t know what to do with your old …

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 …

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 58 individuals and injured 526 more who were attending a music festival. Stonerose Landscapes principals Jay Pleggenkuhle and Daniel Perez designed a memorial garden …

Henderson, Nevada

Photo: Ron Mader, Paiute Mural Henderson is located in the foothills south and adjacent to Las Vegas. Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada, known for its parks, cycling and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. Downtown Henderson hosts the brand-new celebration of the Last Friday …

2018 #StateOfVegas

Among the things that Las Vegas does right is the annual of State of the City presentation made by Mayor Carolyn Goodman. Tonight, thanks to livestreaming video, anyone around the world can access the mayorial assessment of the preceding year in one of the world’s most storied cities. Hashtag: #StateofVegas. This is Goodman’s seventh State of Vegas …

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Ron Mader, Visitors Center Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of Las Vegas and is easily seen from the Las Vegas Strip. History: In 1990 Congress designated Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area as Nevada’s first National Conservation Area (the seventh to be designated nationally). Today the …

Las Vegas’ Pinball Hall of Fame

Las Vegas – Talk a stroll along the nostalgia curve. Among our favorite places to visit is the Pinball Hall of Fame, 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 …