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: …

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) …

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 https://knpr.org/knpr/2018-09/las-vegas-hawaiis-ninth-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 …

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 …

Las Vegas Arts District 18B

Photo: 18B Las Vegas Arts District, or 18b, is a vibrant cultural hub packed with indie art galleries and performance spaces in converted warehouses. Major venues include the Arts Factory, with galleries, shops and a bistro, and sprawling Art Square. The district is loosely bounded by Hoover Avenue, Wyoming Avenue, Las Vegas Boulevard, and Commerce …

Vegas Chat

Hashtags The Las Vegas-focused #VegasChat returns in 2019 after a three year absence. The Twitter chat takes place on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 11am Pacific. How this works The @CityOfLasVegas account poses questions. People reply. Don Jacobson: Las Vegas is at the forefront of local government, smart cities, civic technology and community …

Living Green Super Recycling Day 2019

Photo Saturday, January 26 join us as we support 8 News NOW‘s Living Green Super Recycling Day 8am-2pm. Think of this as an annual pop-up, an amazing, environment-friendly, drive-through, community meetup. Accepted for free recycling is anything that takes batteries or that can be plugged in.  Kudos to the organizers for making happen year after …

The Killers

Logo The Killers are a Las Vegas-based four-piece who formed in 2003, featuring the talents of singer/keyboardist Brandon Flowers, drummer Ronnie Vanucci, guitarist Dave Keuning and bassist Mark Stoermer. The band has received countless accolades for their artistic achievement, including multiple Grammy nominations, American Music Award nominations, MTV Video Music Awards, NME Awards and more. …