Hoover Dam

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Light Traffic The Bureau of Reclamation has conducted tours through the Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam, particularly to locals) and power plant since 1937. Today, nearly 1,000,000 visitors a year take the tour, even more visit the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, some 145,000 acres created as a result …

Henderson Pittman Wash

Photo One of our favorite places to visit the natural world near Las Vegas is the Pittman Wash in Henderson. Facebook Project GREEN: Friends of Pittman Wash Project GREEN (Green Valley Ecology, Environment and Nature): Friends of Pittman Wash is a 2.5 mile habitat restoration program located between Arroyo Grande Boulevard and Pecos Road along …

Exploring Las Vegas

City Hall Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming and entertaining fit for one of the world’s most storie/d cities. In terms of this page and links below, as of May 2019,  the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs from Planeta.com merits …

Nevada

Stamp Nevada (pronounced [ne- vae-da], with a short “a” as in apple) Nevada is a state of bold contrasts: bright cities and rural landscapes, extravagant gaming and a movement toward farmers’ markets, local culture, renewable energy and a green building ethos. For those passionate for parks, wilderness, Indigenous cultures, responsible travel, and great fun, Nevada …

Las Vegas Locally

For fans of Las Vegas … Las Vegas Locally Interesting / Strange / Useful stuff in the Vegas Valley: DTLV to Henderson to The Strip. Key Links @LasVegasLocally Facebook Instagram Tumblr Embedded Tweets We all need to just accept the new reality that Vegas is now a cold weather city and we are snow people. …

Las Vegas Links

Las Vegas Flag Links about Las Vegas presented in mostly random fashion: Features Vegas Faves Las Vegas’ City Parks and Nearby Natural Wonders Las Vegas International Vegas Events Three Square Las Vegas Locally Vital Vegas State of Nevada Las Vegas Twitter Las Vegas News Headlines Las Vegas is Having a Food Moment That Couldn’t Happen …

Las Vegas Twitter

Photo: Viewing Party Las Vegas – Who to follow on Twitter? For a storied town that receives more than 30 million visitors each year, there are a lot of informative and timely tweets covering everything from road closures to bar openings and sports scores from the local stadiums and arenas. Some faves Local Voices @LasVegasLocally – …

Las Vegas International

Photo: Café Berlin This page explores the international connections in Las Vegas starting with Mexico, Germany, India, Ireland, Vietnam … Apologies in advance for the randomness of the links. We are starting our long-awaited deep dive and suggestions are welcome as we refresh and update this guide. Questions What first and second-generation nationalities live in …

Vegas Faves

Photo: Bike Share is Golden Favorite places in Las Vegas? I have some faves, mostly family-friendly and inspired: RTC Bikeshare Clark County Wetlands Park Community Healing Garden Nuwu Cannabis Marketplace Neon Museum Clark County Museum Pinball Hall of Fame Fabulous Las Vegas Sign Vegas Vaquero Seven Magic Mountains The BCycle / RTC Bike Share – …

Raiders Football

Logo Raiders Key Links raiders.com Headlines https://www.nbcsports.com/bayarea/raiders/tony-romo-says-raiders-are-tough-decipher-2019-season ‘It’s a real exciting time to be a Raider.’ Three reasons to think the defense is rising https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/can-derek-carr-and-the-raiders-make-the-most-of-antonio-brown https://deadspin.com/why-your-team-sucks-2018-oakland-raiders-1828217248 Elsewhere on the Web Bay Area NBC Sports Sacramento Bee Embedded Tweets #HardKnocks with the Oakland @Raiders ☠️ Coming to @HBO on August 6! pic.twitter.com/DsiOG9LT8s — NFL (@NFL) June …