Hoover Dam

Photo: Hoover Dam 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, close to 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. Take …

Recycling in Las Vegas

This Saturday – Planeta.com will be livestreaming and livetweeting from the event. February 3 8 News NOW Living Green Super Recycling Day, Thomas and Mack Center Parking Lot, 7:30am-230pm The seventh annual event is held at the Thomas and Mack Parking lot off Swenson and Tropicana Avenue. 8 News Now: “Don’t know what to do with your old …

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 …

2018 #StateOfVegas

Among the things that Las Vegas does right is the annual of State of the City presentation made by Mayor Carolyn Goodman. Tonight, thanks to livestreaming video, anyone around the world can access the mayorial assessment of the preceding year in one of the world’s most storied cities. Hashtag: #StateofVegas. This is Goodman’s seventh State of Vegas …

Consumer Electronics Show #CES2018

Buzzwords Las Vegas’ largest convention is the Consumer Electronic Show which takes place this week, January 9-12. Hashtag: #CES2018 Official spin: “CES is the world’s gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years — the global …

Vegas Events

Las Vegas is one of the world’s leading hosts of meetings, trade shows, conferences and other events. Conventions The city is the number one convention destination in the USA. Key Links Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Conventions Convention and Visitors Authority T-Mobile Arena http://www.t-mobilearena.com/events Embedded Tweets #IMEX17 #VegasStrong – thank you for attending our show …

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 (updated 12.2017) Local …

Las Vegas Strong

Las Vegas – October 1, 2017 marked the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. Other outlets have more details of the attack, and we are keeping an eye on developments and the responses to this tragedy. The death toll from an attack on a Las Vegas Strip country music concert has risen to 59 people …