Vegas Parks

Welcome to the Mojave Desert! Las Vegas has both oasis-like escapes and more natural desert lands. There’s something for everyone if you know where to look. Among our favorites: Clark County Wetlands Red Rock Canyon Clark County Sunset Park Pittman Wash We still have to visit Sloan Canyon. Further out there is Lake Mead NRA, …

Vegas Vaquero

Photo Las Vegas – For those keen on public art – the sculptures, land art and ephemeral street art, one object deserving attention is located on the grounds of the McCarran Airport. Find the Vaquero (Cowboy) Statue by sculptor Luis Alfonso Jiménez, Jr on the xeriscaped hill close to where the old airport used to …

Turning the Tide: Water in the Desert

Photo: Ron Mader, Historic Fifth Street School Announcing the September panel discussions, part of Building Las Vegas an initiative launched by UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives. Panel discussions take place at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 South 4th Street in Downtown Las Vegas. These events are free and open to the public. RSVP to attend. Hashtag: #BuildingLasVegas On Thursday, …

Future transit in southern Nevada

Livestreaming, On Board – Your Future Transportation Plan hosted by Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada. RTC will provide a new date and time. Hashtag: #RTCSNV The conversation will explore southern Nevada’s plan for future transit and introduce the website OnBoardSNV.com This visionary plan will identify how enhancements to the current bus system, new high capacity transit services …

First Friday, Las Vegas

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 trucks …

Building Las Vegas: A Woman’s Place Is …

Photo: Ron Mader, Historic Fifth Street School Announcing a series of panel discussions, part of Building Las Vegas an initiative launched by UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives. Panel discussions take place at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 South 4th Street in Downtown Las Vegas. These events are free and open to the public. RSVP to attend. Thursday, August …

#DTLV

Photo: Ron Mader, Blue Skies 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 recovering from years of neglect. We are looking for suggestions of places to go and people to meet. Also see: Bike Share in …

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 …