Henderson, Nevada

Photo: 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 Flemming’s bake shop, the Thursday Farmers Market …

Little Grass Shack

Poster Among our favorite radio programs in 2018: Little Grass Shack, a Saturday staple on KUNV, Broadcasting from Greenspun Hall, UNLV. (Las Vegas). New hours: Saturdays, 12-3pm. Share the aloha and listen. Phone: 702-895-7078 and 702-895-5868 Pluses Fun hosts, engaging chatter Chance to learn about the 9th island and the connections among islands Hawaiian word …

Just Add Water Street #JAWSNV

Poster Henderson, Nevada – This is clever — a community event on the last Friday of the month (a week before First Friday in downtown Las Vegas) — tiled JAWS, short for Just Add Water Street, aka the locale in downtown Henderson. Hashtag: #JAWSNV. The festival runs from 7pm-10pm and entrance to the event is free. …

Hoover Dam

Photo: Lake Mead NRA, Dedication 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 and millions more drive across the dam. The dam is located 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas. …

Las Vegas Trends

Photo: DTLV (Changing frequently) Las Vegas Trends (July 20, 2017) #lvcouncil @tsegerblom and @CityOfLasVegas are Tweeting about this #OJSimpson 9,403 Tweets #ThursdayThoughts 3,915 Tweets #Apollo11 @RogueNASA is Tweeting about this #WhenFlyingWithAnnCoulter American Idol Ryan Seacrest is returning to host American Idol on ABC AlphaBay Burundi 3,842 Tweets Alex Bowman 1,433 Tweets Frequently Popular Hashtags #lvcouncil …

Las Vegas’ Pinball Hall of Fame

Breaking News (July 2018) – The Hall of Fame has announced its plan to move to a new location. Details on Vital Vegas and Pinside. 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 …

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. This page explores Las Vegas Boulevard’s busiest corridor. Treasure Hunt Oldest building on The Strip Recommended Listening …

1 October

Poster Las Vegas – We’re living too close to this tragedy to be terribly eloquent right now. That said, we’d like to figure out what to say in a way that articulates the profound change in community Las Vegas experienced on October 1, 2017. The local news media started to use ‘1 October’ as shorthand. …

Monsoon

Photo: Henderson 2018 / Bingo: Monsoon Early July and we are at the start of monsoon season in the Southwest USA – Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah. The Mohave Desert is getting giant splattering of rain. Questions When does monsoon season begin and end? For those experienced in such matters, what are the do’s …