Public Art in Las Vegas

Photo: Paiutes in Henderson The following are snapshots of public art and street art in greater Las Vegas, part of our modified, off-the-beaten track approach to the Grand Circle of the Southwest. Seven Magic Mountains Ugo Rondinone’s Seven Magic Mountains is a large-scale site-specific public art installation within the Ivanpah Valley adjacent to Sheep Mountain …

Ricardo Lopez Pinacho

Poster: 2012 World Environment Day Photo Safari Kudos to Oaxacan artist and tree sculptor Ricardo Lopez Pinacho who carved a menagerie of animals and human figures from tree stumps in Oaxaca City, Mexico. Our challenge. Take a photo Embedded Tweets Hey @ronmader… on my way to see the new @Insitumezcal in #Reforma, I saw an …

La Cosecha Market

Logo One of my favorite world markets is in Oaxaca City, Mexico. Much love to our friends, vendors, and clients at La Cosecha, Macedonio Alcalá #806 = Mucho amor para nuestros amigos, vendedores y clientes en La Cosecha, Macedonio Alcalá # 806< Key Links facebook.com/LaCosechaOaxaca goo.gl/maps/y4GmaR7aAg32 Facebook YouTube Embedded Tweets El Gobernador @alejandromurat y el ...

Bike Share in Las Vegas

Photo: Gold Bike The BCycle / RTC Bike Share – rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com – is our 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 Key Links rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com Account Pricing Bike Share @RTCSNV Questions What is your …

Henderson Libraries

Photo: Raiders on Location Henderson, Nevada – 2019 is the 75th Anniversary of the Henderson Library system – hendersonlibraries.com. Each of the five Henderson Libraries has ts own personality and origin story: Paseo Verde, Gibson, Green Valley, and Heritage Park. Key Links hendersonlibraries.com Make a request News Facebook @hendersonlibs Friends of Henderson Libraries hdplfriends.org Book …

Local Travel

Buzzwords Local Travel = Travel within one’s own neighborhood or region; Travel with someone in their own neighborhood or region Also see: local, travel Travel and tourism impact local communities, sometimes been officially, sometimes in a negative fashion. The concept of local travel is interpreted differently by various age groups and nationalities so we need …

The Value of Place

Photo: Irene’s atole (Oaxaca, Mexico) Place = A space, area, or spot Essay What makes a place special are the people who share the space. What makes trips so grand is the journey itself and connecting with locals on their turf. Travelers are seeking place-based information. This is not to say that those seeking travel tips are …

Las Vegas’ Pinball Hall of Fame

Photo Breaking News (July 2018) – The Hall of Fame has announced its plan to move to a new location. Details on Vital Vegas and Pinside. Las Vegas – Talk a stroll along the nostalgia curve. Among our favorite places to visit is the Pinball Hall of Fame, 1610 East Tropicana, a 10,000-square warehouse with …