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 …

Gardening in Las Vegas

Photo: Sweet Tomato Test Garden Gardening in Las Vegas. Sweet Tomato Test Garden http://sweettomatotestgarden.com http://sweettomatotestgarden.com/newsletter/ https://www.facebook.com/leslie.r.doyle.3 https://www.youtube.com/user/LeslierDoyle Horticulture Xtremehorticulture of the Desert Planeta.com Vegas Faves Gardens Mojave Desert Tomatoes Permaculture

Las Vegas’ Old Mormon Fort State Historic Park

Photo: Old fort state park Among our Las Vegas faves, the place where Las Vegas began, the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park, 500 East Washington Avenue in downtown. Entrance fee is $3 and those under 12 years of age are free. Tue-Sat 8am-430pm. Recommended for history fans. The site of the first …

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 …

Las Vegas Aviators Baseball

Logo Las Vegas Aviators 2019 is the transition year as the Las Vegas Aviators begin playing baseball after the Las Vegas 51s wrapped up their games. The brand new Las Vegas Baseball Park is in Summerlin. The Aviators’ name pays homage to aviation pioneer Howard Hughes and Southern Nevada’s rich history as a hub for …

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 …

Summerlin

Photo: City National Arena Places to visit City National Arena @CityNatlArena 51s Stadium (after 2019) The new Triple-A baseball stadium is set to open April 9, 2019. Suncoast Casino REI Boca Park Pancho’s – Beautiful bar Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Summerlin? What are the places to visit in Summerlin? Wikipedia: …

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 …

Las Vegas News

Poster Paying attention to Las Vegas? There are plenty of sources of news ranging from dead tree newspapers to blogs and podcasts and TV news. How well local, national and international media cover the city for locals and visitors is a topic to be explored. This is one of the world’s most storied cities, yet …

Vegas Golden Knights 2018-2019

Photo Las Vegas – Everything is hyped from the start, but Vegas Golden Knights exceeded everyone’s expectations. Now back for season #2. Hashtag: #VegasBorn The team has Home Ice Advantage in the Mojave Desert. Key Links nhl.com/goldenknights @GoldenKnights Tweets by GoldenKnights Schedule Print Your Brackets Also Toshiba Plaza The Park Summerlin City National Arena (Summerlin) …