Las Vegas’ Fremont Street

Photo A walk down Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas is a stroll through the ephemeral, the immediate now with buskers at established performing circles demand attention and offer varying qualities of music and photo opportunities. Contrasted to the rest of the southwest and rural Nevada, Fremont Street is loud. The canopy lights up at …

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 …

KUNV

Logos Radio stations in Las Vegas: KUNV 91.5 – kunv.org/ – has been broadcasting for more than 35 years as the Public Radio station at UNLV. More than 100 students per semester work with the listener and donor-supported radio stations, which include student-run HD2 station, The Rebel HD2 – voted Las Vegas’s Best New Radio …

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 2017’s Oct. 1 tragedy, when a lone gunman massacred 58 individuals and injured 526 more who were attending a music festival. Key Links Facebook Foursquare Origin document Google Maps Stonerose Landscapes principals Jay …

Little Grass Shack

Poster Among our favorite radio programs: Little Grass Shack, a Saturday staple on KUNV, Broadcasting from Greenspun Hall, UNLV. (Las Vegas). 2020 Schedule: Sundays, 12-4pm. Share the aloha and listen. Key Links LGSVegas.com Calendar On-air personalities Facebook Listen live on LGSVegas.com and KUNV kunv.org – @KUNVradio ‏ Questions What’s the history of this program? Are …

Favorite People and Places in Las Vegas

Photo: Wetlands Park 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 Old Fort Museum Clark County Museum Pinball Hall of Fame Fabulous Las Vegas Sign Vegas Vaquero Seven Magic Mountains Great Buns Bakery Tomato Test Garden …

Las Vegas’ City Parks and Nearby Natural Wonders

Photo Welcome to the Mojave Desert. Las Vegas has both oasis-like escapes and more natural desert lands. There’s something for everyone if you know where and when to look. Among our favorites: Clark County Wetlands Red Rock Canyon Clark County Sunset Park Pittman Wash We still have to visit Sloan Canyon and Tule Springs. Further …

Las Vegas Twitter

Photo: 7 Magic Mountains Las Vegas – Who to follow on Twitter? For a storied town that receives more than 30 million visitors / 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 and recommended …

Vegas Vaquero

Photo Las Vegas – For those keen on public art – the sculptures, land art and ephemeral street art, one object deserving attention is located on the grounds of the McCarran Airport. Find the Vaquero (Cowboy) Statue by sculptor Luis Alfonso Jiménez, Jr on the xeriscaped hill close to the old airport. The brilliant Vaquero …

Las Vegas News

Poster Living in, visiting, or just paying attention to Las Vegas? There are plenty of sources of current happenings, sports, weather, and other news ranging from dead tree newspapers and weekly to blogs, and podcasts, and TV news. This Planeta.com page is a directory of the explicit purveyors of breaking news, press conferences, and the …