Las Vegas International

Photo: Café Berlin This page explores the international connections in Las Vegas starting with Ethiopia, Germany, India, Ireland, Mexico, Norway, 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 …

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 – …

Las Vegas Strip

Photo: Eataly This page explores Las Vegas Boulevard’s busiest corridor, affectionately known as the Las Vegas Strip. Organization on this page is a bit random and about 20% of what it should be mostly because your host is an infrequent visitor. The Las Vegas Strip continues to be one of the world’s most interesting and …

University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Photo: Library University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) is a public research university located in Paradise, Nevada. The 332-acre (134 hectares) campus is located approximately 1.6-mile (2.6 kilometers) east of the Las Vegas Strip and 4.5 miles (7.25 kilometers) from downtown. Key Links unlv.edu Map rebelraiser.unlv.edu livestream.com/unlvtv Continuing Education continuingeducation.unlv.edu Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Certificate Program Be on …

Henderson, Nevada

Photo: City Hall Arrow Henderson is located in the foothills south and adjacent to Las Vegas. Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada, known for its parks, biking and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. Natural World Among our favorite city parks in the world: Cornerstone, …

Public Art in Las Vegas

Photo: Cosmic Punk Snapshots of Street Art in Las Vegas (part of our modified, off-the-beaten track approach to the Grand Circle of the SouthWest) DTLV Ever-changing street landscape in DTLV. Saturday morning stroll downtown https://t.co/IJ5i6krx8k #DTLV #StreetArt @LasVegasLocally @DTLVfans @CityOfLasVegas pic.twitter.com/j2447th81j — Ron Mader (@ronmader) March 18, 2017 Wheel of Misfortune Behind Lake Mead Boat …

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 …

Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo One of the most interesting case studies in water use, management, recreation and conservation … presenting headlines and resources for those interested in learning about water in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. Las Vegas Water Tour Lake Mead National Recreation Area Hoover Dam Wetlands Park in Las Vegas Las Vegas’ Springs Preserve Tule Springs …

Las Vegas History

Las Vegas History “The City of Las Vegas, the Early Years,” was commissioned by the Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial, and focuses on the founding and first 20 years of the community from 1905-1920. The documentary was funded by the Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial. The commission has established a grant program to …