Bike Share in Las Vegas

Photo: Gold Bike The BCycle / RTC Bike Share – rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com – is the go-to, slow adventure in one of the world’s most storied cities. Happening now in downtown Las Vegas is the next big thing micromobility via bike share. Hashtag: #RTCBikeShare New in 2019: electric bikes (test phase going on now). Local Las Vegas …

Downtown Las Vegas #DTLV

Photo: Eternity Downtown Las Vegas (commonly abbreviated as DTLV) is the central original gambling district and historic center of Las Vegas. Downtown is the heart of the city and one in the midst of a grand renewal. Quotes “I’ve been working to walk the walk and be down here. You can’t create density without trying …

Byron Bay, New South Wales

Photo: Lighthouse Byron Bay is one of the more storied places in Australia. Location: on the Pacific coast and a shire of its own. With a population of 9,000 Byron Bay is the largest in the Byron Shire (population 32,000). Stray notes The sun’s first rays wash over the lighthouse at Byron Bay, the easternmost …

Tokyo

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Skyline Tokyo … Headlines The underground cathedral protecting Tokyo from floods – BBC Take one last stroll through Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market before it closes – Quartz Reference Current Local Time Elsewhere on the Web Sake Tours @saketours Planeta.com Tokyo Japan Japan Links Cities

Venice

Photo: Roberto Trombetta, 2016 Venice (Venezia) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. It is situated across a group of 117 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by bridges. These are located in the marshy Venetian Lagoon which stretches along the shoreline, between the mouths of …

Las Vegas

Stroller Living Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming and entertaining fit for one of the world’s most storied cities. In terms of this page and links below, as of March 2019,  the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs from Planeta.com merits …

Las Vegas Links

Las Vegas Flag Links about Las Vegas presented in mostly random fashion: Features Vegas Faves Three Square Las Vegas Locally Vital Vegas Master Plan Master-Plan Amazon.com Base Camp Las Vegas Rock Vegas Headlines Las Vegas bets on Elon Musk’s Boring Company for tunnel project Lee’s Liquor May 11 Lee’s Beer and Tequila Experience Join us …

#SmartCities

Hashtags Cities are getting smarter. Hashtag: #smartcities Headlines Las Vegas Gambles on a ‘Smart City’ Technology Makeover – CityLab 2018 Readiness Challenge winners reflect on their smart city journeys – Smart Cities Dive – @SmartCitiesDive @BigSurfDon Google plan for data-driven ‘smart city’ sparks privacy, democracy concerns – @antonyjfunnell Recommended Listening Are Smart Cities Dumb? – …

Cornerstone Park (Henderson, Nevada)

Photo Among our favorite city parks: Cornerstone Park 1600 Wigwam Parkway (block from Stephanie Street) One of Nevada’s premiere city parks, the 31-acre Cornerstone Park has a lake (not for swimming) and is connected to two trails: the Pittman Wash and Union Pacific Railroad trails. Among the amenities: plaza area, large pavilions, restrooms, lighted basketball …

Reno

Photo: Tom, Reno Arch Reno sits in a high desert at the foot of the Sierra Nevada and its downtown area (along with Sparks) occupies a valley informally known as the Truckee Meadows. Hashtag: #BiggestLittleCity Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Reno? Embedded Tweets I love the Holidays so I have lowered the …