Downtown Las Vegas #DTLV

Photo: Historic Fifth Street School 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. The Downtown Project is now DTP. Where to visit Downtown Las Vegas Events Center Downtown …

Vegas Links

Las Vegas flag Links about Las Vegas presented in mostly random fashion: 2018 Headlines 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 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 Cup Soccer http://lvmayorscup.com/ishowcase Santa Run https://www.raceentry.com/race-reviews/las-vegas-great-santa-run CCSD https://newsroom.ccsd.net https://twitter.com/ClarkCountySch https://newsroom.ccsd.net/statement-from-newly-appointed-ccsd-superintendent-jesus-f-jara-ed-d https://www.ktnv.com/news/study-average-class-sizes-in-nevada-are-largest-in-the-us Sweet Tomato …

#SmartCities

Cities are getting smarter. Hashtag: #smartcities Headlines 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 CES 2018 Las Vegas – CES Smart Cities represents the entire connected ecosystem that brings together the technologies, solutions, …

New York City Links

New York City Flag Links related to New York City presented in somewhat random fashion: Forecast Headlines https://youtu.be/RQCArJGIKpc https://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/lets-not-destroy-new-york-city-brutalist-masterpieces http://www.salon.com/2017/08/02/that-sounds-like-some-national-park-revisionism-watch-cnns-jim-acosta-confront-stephen-millers-whitewashing-of-the-statue-of-liberty https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/news/the-fix/wp/2014/11/21/how-americas-immigrants-came-to-be-huddled-masses-yearning-to-breathe-free forty-percent-of-manhattans-buildings-could-not-be-built-today Before and After: The New York State Pavilion Gets a Paint Job World’s first underground park to open in New York by 2018 Clusterf*ck on Varick Street – Brooklyn Spoke – @BrooklynSpoke Fun …

Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas City was …

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 …

Ogallala, Nebraska

Photo: Urban Farmer One of our new favorite places: Ogallala, Nebraska. Why we like this place: Cool name, Urban Farmer. More Nebraska please. Ogallala Government: Ogallala received its name from the Ogala Sioux Indian tribe. The Indians spelled the name Ogala and they pronounced it Oklada. The word means “scatter,” or “to scatter one’s own.” …

Hobart

Photo: Mdavidford Hobart is the capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania. Founded in 1804 as a penal colony, Hobart is Australia’s second oldest capital city after Sydney, New South Wales. Photos Planeta.com Tasmania Tasmania Links Australia

New York City

Photo: New York City Department of Transportation, Wayfinding Launch New York is the most populous city in the United States. Some history. The word “Manhattan” has been translated as “island of many hills” from the Lenape language City Parks http://peoplemakeparks.org Photos Embedded Tweets Beginning today, New York City’s museums and attractions are yours to explore …