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 …

Wellington

Photo: Stuart Baird In the Māori language Wellington is known as Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara (Wikipedia). Another Māori name for Wellington is Pōneke. Located in the center of New Zealand at the southern end of the North Island, Wellington is New Zealand’s ‘Can Do’ capital and the country’s second largest city. Wellington’s downtown is only two kilometers …

Bike Share in Las Vegas #RTCBikeShare

Photo: Gold Bike 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. Downtown Las Vegas joined the bike share club on October 1, 2016. We are big fans of the RTC Bike Share – https://rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com. Hashtag: #RTCBikeShare Bike sharing is …

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 …

Portland Links

Portland Flag Links related to Portland, Oregon presented in somewhat random fashion: Bikes https://bikeportland.org Elsewhere on the Web Portland State University Educational Leadership and Policy http://www.sustainableportland.org Green Guide to Portland – Matador Portland – City Compare Portland Walking Map – Powells (PDF) Travel Portland http://www.pdx.edu/gogreen http://www.pdxgreendrinks.org Last Thursday http://www.wifipdx.com/map http://www.portlandneighborhood.com http://www.atomic-arts.org/ Headlines https://www.tastingtable.com/dine/national/portland-kooks-burritos-cultural-appropriation-restaurant-list Bikes http://bikeportland.org …

Vegas Links

Las Vegas Flag Links about Las Vegas presented in mostly random fashion: 2018 Headlines Hard Rock Rolls Out Painless Drink Voucher System – Vital Vegas https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/las-vegas-design-travel-guide https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2797729-what-happened-in-vegas-shooting-bubba-derby https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-09-04/secrets-of-las-vegas-s-exclusive-high-roller-cosmopolitan-sweet https://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-killers-frontman-brandon-flowers-promises-no-trashed-hotel-rooms http://www.latimes.com/travel/lasvegas/la-tr-las-vegas-fees-may-mean-fewer-visitors-20180501-story.html Features Vegas Faves Three Square Amazon.com Base Camp Las Vegas Rock Vegas Parking https://www.vegas.com/transportation/free-parking-las-vegas/ Robots https://www.npr.org/2018/10/07/652363255/the-robots-are-coming-to-las-vegas Greek Food Festival Greek Food Festival Facebook February Mayor’s …

Las Vegas Monorail

Photo The Las Vegas Monorail – https://www.lvmonorail.com – provides a quick and convenient connection along the Las Vegas Strip, linking riders to world-class restaurants, shows, shops, day/nightclubs, spas, hotels, and casinos. Trains arrive every 4-8 minutes at each of the 7 stations. The Las Vegas Monorail has customer service ticket offices at the following stations: …

Summerlin

Photo: City National Arena Places to visit City National Arena @CityNatlArena 51s Stadium (after 2019) Suncoast Casino REI Boca Park Pancho’s – Beautiful bar Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Summerlin? What are the places to visit in Summerlin? Wikipedia: Summerlin, Nevada is an affluent planned community in the Las Vegas Valley. It …

Pittsburgh Links

Pittsburgh Flag Links related to Pittsburgh presented in somewhat random fashion: News http://www.post-gazette.com Radio Stations http://www.q102.com Elsewhere on the Web http://www.pittsburghgalleries.blogspot.com http://www.pittsburghlive.com http://www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us http://www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/parks/farmers_market.htm http://www.livingpittsburgh.com Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Penn – http://www.urbanparks08.org Pittsburgh’s parks have been an important part of the city’s Green Story, representing over $60 million in restoration dollars and millions in new construction. …