First Friday, Las Vegas

Logo Las Vegas hosts First Friday … the first Friday every month. Hashtag: #FirstFridayLV History: The event debuted in October 2002 and has more than its fair share of ups and downs. Sometimes a gathering is large and rambunctious. Sometimes it’s just a quiet night where people are unsure of where the party is. There are more food …

Living in Downtown Las Vegas (2019)

Graphic: Proposed neighborhoods in downtown Las Vegas How to convince more people to live in downtown Las Vegas? The Downtown Vegas Alliance hosted Livin’ in the City, April 4. Former Director of Public Art, Scottsdale, Arizona, Donna Isaac discussed how the arts help to create community and revive urban cores. The panel discussion begins after …

Downtown Las Vegas Links

Photo: El Cortez Barber Pole Links related to Downtown Las Vegas presented in somewhat random fashion: Bikes The next big thing is happening now in downtown Las Vegas. Bike Share in Las Vegas Natural History Museum 900 Las Vegas Blvd North https://www.lvnhm.org Facebook @LVNHMuseum https://fox17.com/news/nation-world/jeopardy-champ-donates-10k-to-las-vegas-natural-history-museum Murals / Street Art https://www.neighborhoods.com/blog/your-guide-to-the-murals-of-downtown-las-vegas https://www.tayloredphotomemories.com/las-vegas-murals-guide http://www.plazahotelcasino.com/blog/dface-unveils-latest-las-vegas-downtown-art http://dtlv.com/2017/06/02/erogenous-zone-cultural-corridor – 705 …

Downtown Las Vegas

Photo: Eternity 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. Hashtag: #DTLV Quotes “I’ve been working to walk the walk and be down here. You can’t create density …

Turning the Tide: Water in the Desert

Photo: Ron Mader, Historic Fifth Street School Announcing the September panel discussions, part of Building Las Vegas an initiative launched by UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives. Panel discussions take place at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 South 4th Street in Downtown Las Vegas. These events are free and open to the public. RSVP to attend. Hashtag: #BuildingLasVegas On Thursday, …

Reimagining Downtown Las Vegas

Photo: Ron Mader, Historic Fifth Street School Announcing a series of panel discussions, part of Building Las Vegas an initiative launched by UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives. Panel discussions take place at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 South 4th Street in Downtown Las Vegas. These events are free and open to the public. RSVP to attend. Reimagining Downtown …