Recycling in Las Vegas

Upcoming event February 3 8 News NOW Living Green Super Recycling Day, Thomas and Mack Center Parking Lot, 7:30am-230pm The seventh annual event is held at the Thomas and Mack Parking lot off of Swenson and Tropicana Avenue. 8 News Now: “Don’t know what to do with your old electronics like TVs or computers? Do you have car …

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 …

MLK Day

Martin Luther King Day – a federal holiday – falls on the third Monday of January. Hashtags: #MLKDay, #MLKDay2018, #MartinLutherKing Embedded Tweets A universal message of justice.A symbol of tolerance.A dream of peace. Martin Luther King Jr. was born #OnThisDay in 1929. There's no better time than now to do what is right. 📰 https://t.co/ZeSYQNk1Tc #MLKDay pic.twitter.com/zdXRk1e1aB — …

Hawai’i Tourism Boom 2018

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Waikiki Beach Recommended Viewing: Tourism Boom – Do We Know When to Say When? PBS Hawai’i Insights program explored the environmental and economic impacts of Hawai’i’s ongoing tourism boom. In 2017 Hawai’i made its eighth straight record-breaking year for tourism, topping 9 million visitor arrivals. The program asked its panelists to review …

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Ron Mader, Visitors Center Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of Las Vegas and is easily seen from the Las Vegas Strip. History: In 1990 Congress designated Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area as Nevada’s first National Conservation Area (the seventh to be designated nationally). Today the …

Grand Circle

Photo: DTLV The Grand Circle is a 1,400-mile loop encompassing parts of the southwestern USA — Arizona, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico and Colorado. The route connects eight national parks – Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Zion, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Arches and Mesa Verde – and national monuments, recreation areas, state parks, historic sites and attractions. …

Las Vegas’ Pinball Hall of Fame

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 rows and rows of playable pinball machines. It’s an amazing hands-on museum and one more reason to visit Trop. Just put your quarters into the machines …

Las Vegas

Vegas 1921 A personal note. I have the pleasure of living in Las Vegas (Henderson) in 2018 and my objective  is to offer a personal account, tips and insights that help get locals and visitors on the same page. In 2018 Las Vegas recovers from the 1 October Shootings. There’s more to be done to …

Diné = Navajo

Photo: Navajo Weaving, Luchia’s Restaurant Planeta.com guide to Diné (Navajo) culture, language and travel tips for visitors. The Navajo Nation extends across Arizona, New Mexico and Utah, covering more than 27,000 square miles. Slideshare DineBizaad from ron mader Wiki Diné Planeta.com Flagstaff Indigenous Peoples #NavajoCodeTalkersDay