Las Vegas International

Photo: Café Berlin This page explores the international connections in Las Vegas starting with Ethiopia, Germany, India, Ireland, Mexico, Norway, 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 …

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 …

Raiders Football

Logo Raiders Key Links raiders.com Headlines https://deadspin.com/why-your-team-sucks-2019-oakland-raiders-1836667319 https://www.nbcsports.com/bayarea/raiders/tony-romo-says-raiders-are-tough-decipher-2019-season ‘It’s a real exciting time to be a Raider.’ Three reasons to think the defense is rising https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/can-derek-carr-and-the-raiders-make-the-most-of-antonio-brown https://deadspin.com/why-your-team-sucks-2018-oakland-raiders-1828217248 Elsewhere on the Web Bay Area NBC Sports Sacramento Bee Embedded Tweets #HardKnocks with the Oakland @Raiders ☠️ Coming to @HBO on August 6! pic.twitter.com/DsiOG9LT8s — NFL (@NFL) …

Hoover Dam

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Light Traffic 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, even more visit the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, some 145,000 acres created as a result …

Vegas Casinos

Photo Casinos in Las Vegas (downtown, strip, off-strip) and surrounding communities (Henderson, Summerlin) Headlines https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/las-vegas-best-casinos/index.html Twitter @MGMResortsIntl @stratvegas @VenetianVegas @PalazzoVegas @PalmsLasVegas @PlazaLasVegas @ElCortezLV @DowntownGrandLV @goldengate @GoldenNuggetLV @CaesarsEnt @SAHARALasVegas Downtown The D El Cortez The Strip Sahara After an 8 year absence – the Sahara Las #Vegas returns to the Las Vegas Strip tomorrow! The owners …

Henderson Pittman Wash

Photo One of our favorite places to visit the natural world near Las Vegas is the Pittman Wash in Henderson. Facebook Project GREEN: Friends of Pittman Wash Project GREEN (Green Valley Ecology, Environment and Nature): Friends of Pittman Wash is a 2.5 mile habitat restoration program located between Arroyo Grande Boulevard and Pecos Road along …

Nevada

Stamp Nevada (pronounced [ne- vae-da], with a short “a” as in apple) Nevada is a state of bold contrasts: bright cities and rural landscapes, extravagant gaming and a movement toward farmers’ markets, local culture, renewable energy and a green building ethos. For those passionate for parks, wilderness, Indigenous cultures, responsible travel, and great fun, Nevada …

Las Vegas Locally

For fans of Las Vegas … Las Vegas Locally Interesting / Strange / Useful stuff in the Vegas Valley: DTLV to Henderson to The Strip. Key Links @LasVegasLocally Facebook Instagram Tumblr Embedded Tweets We all need to just accept the new reality that Vegas is now a cold weather city and we are snow people. …

Las Vegas Twitter

Photo: Viewing Party Las Vegas – Who to follow on Twitter? For a storied town that receives more than 30 million visitors each year, there are a lot of informative and timely tweets covering everything from road closures to bar openings and sports scores from the local stadiums and arenas. Some faves Local Voices @LasVegasLocally – …

Vegas Faves

Photo: Bike Share is Golden Favorite places in Las Vegas? I have some faves, mostly family-friendly and inspired: RTC Bikeshare Clark County Wetlands Park Community Healing Garden Nuwu Cannabis Marketplace Neon Museum Old Fort Museum Clark County Museum Pinball Hall of Fame Fabulous Las Vegas Sign Vegas Vaquero Seven Magic Mountains The BCycle / RTC …