Living in Downtown Las Vegas (2019)

Graphic: Proposed neighborhoods in downtown Las Vegas How to convince more people to live in downtown Las Vegas? The Downtown Vegas Alliance hosted Livin’ in the City, April 4. Former Director of Public Art, Scottsdale, Arizona, Donna Isaac discussed how the arts help to create community and revive urban cores. The panel discussion begins after …

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Photo: Alexis Bonogofsky/USFWS, Camp on the Sheenjek River The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) is a national wildlife refuge in northeastern Alaska, United States. Key Links fws.gov/refuge/arctic Facebook Background Arctic National Wildlife Range was established in 1960 to preserve unique wildlife, wilderness and recreational values. In 1980, the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) …

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Photo: Joseph, Las Cruces Las Cruces is the geographic center of the Mesilla Valley, the agricultural region on the floodplain of the Rio Grande which extends from Hatch to the west side of El Paso, Texas. Las Cruces is the home of New Mexico State University (NMSU), New Mexico’s only land-grant university. The city’s major …

Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library Links related to the borderlands that connect Mexico and the USA presented in a chronological, then somewhat random fashion: Twitter @sandradibble @nogalesnews @borderzine @NADB_BDAN @ScubedStudio @RioGGuardian News fronterasdesk.org – Facebook – @fronterasdesk frontera.info – @fronterainfo 2019 Headlines The border shutdown was a reality show threat, but the border slowdown is real …

Mexico-USA Borderlands

Photo: Votive Quotes The border is more than geography. The border is a mindset. The farther you are, the scarier it seems. Here on the border it’s just home. – Alfredo Corchado @ajcorchado The border is more than geography. The border is a mindset. The farther you are, the scarier it seems. Here on the …

Calexico, California

Photo: Jimmy Emerson, Welcome Calexico is about 122 miles (196 km) east of San Diego and 62 miles (100 km) west of Yuma, Arizona. The name of the city is a portmanteau of California and Mexico, which, like that of its adjacent sister city of Mexicali, emphasizes its identity as a border city. Calexico.ca.gov: Calexico’s …

Henderson Libraries

Photo: Raiders on Location Henderson, Nevada – 2019 is the 75th Anniversary of the Henderson Library system – hendersonlibraries.com. Planeta.com shines a light on literacy and libraries around the globe with a spotlight on the five Henderson Libraries, each with its own personality and origin story: Paseo Verde, Gibson, Green Valley, and Heritage Park. Key …

Dallas/Fort Worth Links

Dallas Flag Links related to Dallas/Fort Worth Texas presented in somewhat random fashion: Elsewhere on the Web dallas.culturemap.com dallasobserver.com Radio http://www.kera.org https://twitter.com/kerathink http://www.theticket.com http://player.listenlive.co/23161 French-American Chamber of Commerce – Dallas/Fort Worth http://www.faccdallas.com https://www.facebook.com/faccdallas Hockey The Dallas Stars are a professional ice hockey team based in Dallas. They are members of the Central Division of the …

Henderson Links

Photo: Kevin Scuiller, Stroll ‘n’ Roll Links related to Henderson, Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: Acacia Demonstration Gardens https://www.cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings/parks-and-trails/acacia-demonstration-gardens Acacia Demonstration Gardens is a collaborative effort among the City of Henderson, Conservation District of Southern Nevada and several other local organizations. The gardens provide a wealth of landscaping examples that are water efficient for …

Austin Links

Austin Flag Links related to Austin, Texas presented in somewhat random fashion: Top Things to do in Austin Live music Eat at El Naranjo, Omlettery Play disc golf Outdoor swimming (Deep Eddy) Visit world-class libraries, including the Benson Latin American Collection El Naranjo http://elnaranjo-restaurant.com https://www.elnaranjorestaurant.com/about/ https://instagram.com/elnaranjoaustin https://www.mindmeister.com/190054976/austin-food-startups El Naranjo @elnaranjoaustin https://www.zagat.com/b/9-things-we-learned-about-oaxacan-cuisine-from-austin-chef-iliana-de-la-veg Mex without the Tex: …