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 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 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) …

Vegas Golden Knights

Photo Las Vegas – Everything is hyped from the start, but Vegas Golden Knights aka VGK – nhl.com/goldenknights – exceeded everyone’s expectations in its debut year. Now back for season #2. Hashtag: #VegasBorn The team has Home Ice Advantage in the Mojave Desert. Key Links nhl.com/goldenknights @GoldenKnights Also Toshiba Plaza The Park Summerlin City National …

Downtown Las Vegas

Photo: Eternity Downtown Las Vegas (commonly abbreviated as DTLV) is the central original gambling district and historic center of Las Vegas. Downtown is the heart of the city and one in the midst of a grand renewal. Hashtag: #DTLV Quotes “I’ve been working to walk the walk and be down here. You can’t create density …

Ninth Island

Buzzwords New feature. Suggestions welcome Recommended Listening Little Grass Shack Hawaii Connections (The Ninth Island) Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club – https://www.facebook.com/lasvegashcc.org – https://twitter.com/LasVegasHCC http://www.9thiccoflv.org 9th Island http://articles.latimes.com/2002/oct/27/magazine/tm-island43 http://www.vegassolo.com/ninth-island http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/11411583/hawaii-residents-still-taking-trips-to-the-ninth-island-but-not-spending-as-much http://lasvegasweekly.com/news/2012/feb/16/island-desert-how-hawaii-arrived-las-vegas http://lasvegas2016.com/media/hawaiis-ninth-island Where to eat? Las Vegas Locally recommends Aloha Specialties restaurant in @thecalcasino = THE BOMB #NinthIsland Quick. Can you say Papahānaumokuākea? Have a …

Rugby in Las Vegas

Logo Rugby Week in Las Vegas! March 1-3 are the dates for the 2019 Las Vegas Rugby Sevens Tournament. This is a global sporting event that gets better every year. The stadium is one of the oldest in the Valley. The matches are webcast and telecast (thanks ESPN). And best yet, there is a slow-growing …