Henderson Heritage Park

Photo: Entrance The city of Henderson, Nevada has some beautiful city parks and dog parks. One of our favorites is Heritage Park, 350 South Racetrack Road, (Bark Park off of Burkholder Boulevard). Hours: 6am-10pm. Google Map. Bark Park at Heritage Park: The Bark Park is the City of HendersonÔÇÖs largest and most unique dog park. …

Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign

Photo: Welcome Sign On our list of fave places to visit in Las Vegas: Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign, located on the median of Las Vegas Boulevard in unincorporated Clark County, just south of the Russell Road exit on Interstate 15. Always open, free access, free parking. The sign reads “Welcome to Fabulous Las …

Happy Birthday, Las Vegas

Photo: Old Fort Las Vegas celebrates its birthday on May 15 Hashtag: https://twitter.com/hashtag/HappyBirthdayVegas Embedded Tweets We're 114 today ­čśÄ #HappyBirthdayVegas (credit: Julie Bergonz) We're taking a walk through history (and going to #lvcouncil) to celebrate so stay tuned ­čśë pic.twitter.com/4qnCHQNW7t — City of Las Vegas (@CityOfLasVegas) May 15, 2019 To celebrate our birthday, a documentary …

Public Art in Las Vegas

Photo: Cosmic Punk Snapshots of Street Art in Las Vegas (part of our modified, off-the-beaten track approach to the Grand Circle of the SouthWest) DTLV Ever-changing street landscape in DTLV. Saturday morning stroll downtown https://t.co/IJ5i6krx8k #DTLV #StreetArt @LasVegasLocally @DTLVfans @CityOfLasVegas pic.twitter.com/j2447th81j — Ron Mader (@ronmader) March 18, 2017 Wheel of Misfortune Behind Lake Mead Boat …

2019 Heart of the City

Poster Montreal – Park People’s Heart of the City Conference takes place June 12-14. Heart of the City is hosted by┬áPark People┬á(@Park_People ) an independent charity that supports and mobilizes people to help them activate the power of parks to improve quality of life in cities across Canada. Keynote speaker Jerome Dupras is both bassist …

Cities Links

Photo: Vegas/Paris Links about cities presented in somewhat random fashion: Fearless Cities http://fearlesscities.com https://www.opendemocracy.net/fearlesscities Quiz https://www.theguardian.com/cities/ng-interactive/2017/dec/19/quiz-city-historic-map Headlines The art of noticing: five ways to experience a city differently Four principles for the future of city streets – Medium https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/postlive/transformers-cities-connecting-local-governments-with-citizens-and-their-cities/2017/11/14/596ef9ee-c956-11e7-b506-8a10ed11ecf5_video.html https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/jul/03/which-worlds-most-biodiverse-city-extreme-cities https://theconversation.com/go-native-why-we-need-wildlife-allotments-to-bring-species-back-to-the-burbs-69631 http://www.thenatureofcities.com/2015/06/14/how-can-we-engage-residents-to-conserve-urban-biodiversity-talk-to-them http://www.accorhotels-group.com/en/news/urban-ecotourism-greening-cities.html http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2016/04/nature-urban-national-parks http://news.wtmlondon.com/blog/responsible-tourism/how-can-cities-meet-the-needs-of-locals-and-tourists http://safecities.economist.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/EIU_Safe_Cities_Index_2015_white_paper-1.pdf (PDF) The 10 worst city tourism videos The Rise …

Exploring Las Vegas

City Hall 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 May 2019,┬á 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 State of Nevada Las Vegas Twitter Las Vegas News Las Vegas’ City Parks and Nearby Natural Wonders Headlines Las Vegas is Having a Food Moment That Couldn’t Happen Anywhere Else After 30 years, …

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 …

Cape Town

Bus Station Cape Town (Afrikaans: Stad Kaapstad; Xhosa: IsiXeko saseKapa) is the metropolitan municipality which governs the city and its suburbs. We’d like to explore this further:┬áCape Town is located on an underground river called┬áCamissa, meaning ‘place of sweet waters.’ Natural World Cape Town is famous for its harbor as well as landmarks Table Mountain …