Project Enchilada (Las Vegas)

For fans of downtown Las Vegas July 2018 announcement of the City of Las Vegas’ Project Enchilada which seeks public-private collaboration to enhance the area from Las Vegas Boulevard to 14th Street. The project aims to bring more energy, redevelopment and new commerce. Included are many of the recommendations set forth in the 2016 Downtown …

Biking in Las Vegas 2018

Hashtags: #BikeWeekLV May is Bike Month. May 14-18 is League of American Bicyclists National Bike to Work Week. In Las Vegas, the week is … Bike Week Las Vegas. Hashtag: #BikeWeekLV We will be featuring biking stories, tweets and videos throughout 2018 on this page. Suggestions are welcome. Key Links https://www.bikeleague.org/content/bike-month-dates-events-0 https://www.facebook.com/leagueamericanbicyclists https://twitter.com/BikeLeague https://twitter.com/BikeLeague Questions …

Henderson, Nevada

Photo: Ron Mader, Paiute Mural 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, cycling and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. We are fans of Chef Flemmings bakery, the Thursday Farmers …

Las Vegas Strip

Photo: Statue of Liberty (2018), New York, New York The strip is part of and not part of Las Vegas. It’s plunked in the middle of Clark County and is considered a separate entity from Downtown Las Vegas. Treasure Hunt Oldest building on The Strip Recommended Listening Lessons from Las Vegas – 99% Invicible Headlines …

Summerlin

Summerlin, Nevada is an affluent planned community in the Las Vegas Valley. It lies at the edge of the Spring Mountains and Red Rock Canyon, on the western periphery of Las Vegas in unincorporated Clark County. The community occupies 22,500 acres and includes a variety of land uses, including: residential, commercial, recreational, educational, medical, open space, …

Tropicana Avenue

Photo Streets in Vegasland boast the names of classic casinos, some still in operation like the “Tiffany of the Strip” Trop. Join us as we take the slow adventure road trip along the world-famous Tropicana Avenue. There are fresh-baked goods, a wetlands park, a pinball hall of fame and the casino itself. Tropicana Avenue is …

Vegas Golden Knights

Photo When did we know the Vegas Golden Knights were for real? Everything is Vegas is hyped from the start, but this team outlasted its soft opening and exceeded everyone’s expectations. Bellmare: “We know we are good.” The team has Home Ice Advantage in the Mojave Desert. Hashtags: #VegasBorn Facebook Viewing parties? https://dlvec.com http://cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings/henderson-pavilion/henderson-pavilion—open-air-theater Hey …

Las Vegas’ Pinball Hall of Fame

Las Vegas – Talk a stroll along the nostalgia curve. Among our favorite places to visit is the Pinball Hall of Fame, 1610 East Tropicana, a 10,000-square warehouse with rows and rows of playable pinball machines. It’s an amazing hands-on museum and one more reason to visit Trop. Just put your quarters into the machines …

Las Vegas Airports

Photo: El Vaquero McCarran International Airport consists of 110 aircraft gates at two separate terminal buildings T1 – Terminal 1 & T3 – Terminal 3, each with its own parking garage, ticketing/check-in area, baggage claim, and shopping and dining options. Key Links https://www.mccarran.com https://www.mccarran.com/Airlines https://www.mccarran.com/Terminals https://www.mccarran.com/News Planeta.com Airports Aviation Las Vegas

Next 100 Coalition’s National Summit

Advancing a diverse and inclusive public lands system, this week (May 4-5) the Next 100 Coalition – http://next100coalition.org – hosts a National Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hashtag: #Next100Summit The two-day event convenes grassroots and national leaders to construct a strategic policy agenda that addresses attacks on access and protections of public lands, while growing …