Vegas Faves

Photo: Community Healing Garden Favorite places in Las Vegas? I have some faves, family-friendly and inspired: Clark County Wetlands Park Community Healing Garden Clark County Museum Pinball Hall of Fame Fabulous Las Vegas Sign Vegas Vaquero Seven Magic Mountains Wetlands Park in Las Vegas Las Vegas Community Healing Garden Clark County Museum Las Vegas’ Pinball …

Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo One of the most interesting case studies in water use, management, recreation and conservation … presenting headlines and resources for those interested in learning about water in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. Las Vegas Water Tour Lake Mead National Recreation Area Hoover Dam Wetlands Park in Las Vegas Las Vegas’ Springs Preserve Tule Springs …

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 …

Las Vegas’ Springs Preserve

Photo: Springs Preserve Placque Commonly known as the “birthplace of Las Vegas,” the Springs Preserve is a 180-acre cultural institution designed to commemorate Las Vegas’ dynamic history and to provide a vision for a sustainable future. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1978, the site served as the original source of water …

Nevada

Stamp Nevada (pronounced [ne- vae-da], with a short “a” as in apple) Nevada is a state of bold contrasts: rural landscapes and big cities, 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. …

Bike Share in Las Vegas #RTCBikeShare

Photo: Ron Mader, Bike Share in Las Vegas The next big thing is happening now in downtown Las Vegas. I’m referring to the growing number of bicycle share programs around the world. Launched October 1, 2016 is the downtown bike share program run by the city — https://rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com — and celebrating its first birthday. Hashtag: #RTCBikeShare …

Las Vegas

Vegas 1921 Mural Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, Indigenous, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming and entertaining fit for one of the world’s most storied cities. In terms of this page and links below, as of August 2018,  the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs (Las …

Vegas Links

Las Vegas flag Links about Las Vegas presented in mostly random fashion: Features Vegas Faves Greek Food Festival Greek Food Festival Facebook February Mayor’s Cup Soccer http://lvmayorscup.com/ishowcase Santa Run https://www.raceentry.com/race-reviews/las-vegas-great-santa-run CCSD https://newsroom.ccsd.net https://twitter.com/ClarkCountySch https://newsroom.ccsd.net/statement-from-newly-appointed-ccsd-superintendent-jesus-f-jara-ed-d https://www.ktnv.com/news/study-average-class-sizes-in-nevada-are-largest-in-the-us Sweet Tomato Test Garden http://sweettomatotestgarden.com https://www.facebook.com/leslie.r.doyle.3 https://www.youtube.com/user/LeslierDoyle 2018 Headlines https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-09-04/secrets-of-las-vegas-s-exclusive-high-roller-cosmopolitan-sweet https://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-killers-frontman-brandon-flowers-promises-no-trashed-hotel-rooms http://www.latimes.com/travel/lasvegas/la-tr-las-vegas-fees-may-mean-fewer-visitors-20180501-story.html Listen Lessons from Las Vegas – 99% Invincible …