Downtown Las Vegas Links

Photo: El Cortez Barber Pole Links related to Downtown Las Vegas presented in somewhat random fashion: Downtown.vegas downtown.vegas – @DTLVAlliance COVID 19 Resources Where to visit Downtown Las Vegas Events Center Container Park Flickr Mormon Fort Writer’s Block, 519 South 6th Street, Suite 100 Mob Museum Speakeasy Quotes “I’ve been working to walk the walk …

Lost City Museum 2020

Photo: Good signage Among our favorite small museums in the world and a place we intend to visit after the pandemic – the Lost City Museum in Overton, a 90-minute drive north of Las Vegas. A recommended itinerary includes the museum, Valley of Fire, and lunch in Overton. Currently closed due to the coronavirus, museum …

National Travel and Tourism Week 2020

Poster: NTTW in San Antonio Join us as we observe this year’s National Travel and Tourism Week May 3-9, highlighting virtual road trips across the USA. We spotlight fave places we hope to visit again. Hashtags: #NTTW20 #SpiritOfTravel Key Links ustravel.org Virtual Road Trip @USTravel @travelcoalition Questions Where can we access timely statistics about tourism …

Sam Boyd Stadium

Photo: Rugby Sevens Welcome to the old Silver Dome, the Sam Boyd Stadium. Key Links samboydstadium.com Google Maps goo.gl/maps/7x8PLGrwAt58rx839 Background Sam Boyd Stadium seats 35,500 people. The venue is named for entrepreneur Sam Boyd, who helped build the hotel and casino industries in the Las Vegas area. With an uncertain long-term future, the venue has …

Major League Baseball (MLB)

Logo Spotlight on Major League Baseball Key Links mlb.com Postseason Facebook Live Games @mlb 2020 When MLB’s Season Finally Starts, These Are The Guys We Can’t Wait To Watch When MLB’s Season Finally Starts, These Are The Guys We Can’t Wait To Watch How the internet helped crack the Astros’ sign-stealing case – ESPN Winter …

NavajoWeb

Logo Elsewhere on the Web: NavajoWeb is back online with the Navajo Dictionary!​ One of our fave apps returns with an invigorated website — dictionary.nihizaad.com. Hashtags: #DinéBizaad Key Links dictionary.nihizaad.com Register Facebook @navajoweb Embedded Tweets It’s official, @NavajoWeb is online and ready!​ Minor hiccups during today's launch but everything is resolved now. #DinéBizaad https://t.co/FYtpvSZTyE pic.twitter.com/LksDwEoefv …

Lost City Museum

Photo: Good signage Among our favorite small museums in the world and a place we intend to visit after the pandemic – the Lost City Museum in Overton, a 90-minute drive north of Las Vegas. A recommended itinerary includes the museum, Valley of Fire, and lunch in Overton. Currently closed due to the coronavirus, museum …

Las Vegas, Nevada

Photo: Skyline Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming and entertaining. Check out personal faves, updated with readers’ and neighbors’ feedback. Las Vegas is one of the most storied cities in the world. A hospitality giant, it boasts a century of unprecedented and …

Chaco Culture Links

Roofdog Links related to Chaco Culture National Historical Park Headlines https://www.wilderness.org/articles/article/slap-new-mexico-communities-blm-derides-holding-public-meetings-because-carbon-emissions https://climatewest.org/2018/05/14/breaking-greater-chaco-region-facing-renewed-oil-and-gas-industry-assault/ https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/01/opinion/chaco-canyon-new-mexico-drilling.html BLM Defers Oil and Gas Lease Sales in New Mexico, Temporarily Protecting Chaco Culture National Historical Park – NPCA http://www.santafenewmexican.com/opinion/my_view/chaco-canyon-deserves-better/article_080e281c-f643-556e-b8f8-807542988418.html https://www.heritagedaily.com/2018/07/ancestral-people-of-chaco-canyon-likely-grew-their-own-food/120594 http://www.riograndesierraclub.org/chaco-canyon-precious-frack Earth Notes: Around Chaco Canyon, a Different Kind of Energy Boom How the Antiquities Act has expanded the national park …

Cinco de Mayo

Favorite Hashtags Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “fifth of May”) is a special holiday in Mexico, primarily celebrated in the state of Puebla, with lesser recognition elsewhere in the country. It’s also a popular celebration in the USA. Hashtags: #CindoDeMayo #5deMayo The date commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France during the French-Mexican War. Festivities …