2017 #StateofVegas

Hashtags Las Vegas – State of Las Vegas presentation made by Mayor Carolyn Goodman. Hashtag:#StateofVegas. The video was streamed live Thursday, January 12, 5pm PST: https://livestream.com/accounts/11449855/events/6840049, YouTube: https://youtu.be/xNQoL47tmWQ and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CityOfLasVegas Twitter shoutout: @cityoflasvegas, @mayoroflasvegas Technical Questions Is anyone periscoping corridor moments or any of the happenings before or after the address? Is there a transcript of the …

Puebla City

Photo: Russ Bowling, Puebla The city of Puebla (elevation: 2,160 meters or 7,085 feet) is the capital of the state of Puebla and the fourth largest city in Mexico. Puebla is a modern city with rich history and beauty. The city is justly famous for its colonial architecture, gastronomy and crafts. HISTORY Founded in 1531 …

Tlaxcala City

Photo: Dinesh Rao, Meeting Located at the foot of La Malinche volcano, Tlaxcala City is the capital of the state of Tlaxcala. Tlaxcala City is a colonial gem. The Plaza de la Constitución, also known as the Zócalo, boasts several impressive colonial buildings, including the sixteenth-century Government Palace which features colorful twentieth-century murals and the …

Rio de Janeiro

Welcome to Rio (pronounced ‘Heeoo’ by locals). Located on Brazil’s Atlantic coast, Rio de Janeiro was the country’s capital between 1763 and 1960 and is the country’s second largest city. Natural World The world’s only urban forest is located in Rio. Its area of 3,300 hectares encompasses trees, belvederes, caves and waterfalls in Tijuca National …

What are your favorite places to take photos of authentic and beloved Vegas locales?

Photo: Ron Mader, Flickr What would locals like visitors to know about Las Vegas? We’re making a new game called the Las Vegas Treasure Hunt and need your help in creating a checklist: what are your favorite places to take photos of authentic and beloved Vegas locales? Questions What are your favorite places to take …

Habitat3

Habitat III is the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development taking place this week in Quito, Ecuador, October 17 – 20. The meeting takes place every 20 years, and its action-oriented outcome, known as the New Urban Agenda, will be finalized this week. It has 175 items that center around two core objectives: inclusive …

Stadium News: Las Vegas

The odds the Raiders will relocate to Las Vegas have dramatically increased this week. A stadium upgrade is in the works. .@mayoroflasvegas watched as @GovSandoval signed bills for more cops, a @LVCVA convention center expansion and #LasVegasRaiders stadium 🏈 pic.twitter.com/mx07zU9rXD — City of Las Vegas (@CityOfLasVegas) October 17, 2016 Mark Davis says #LasVegas will be …