Las Vegas, Nevada

Photo: Skyline Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming and entertaining. Check out personal faves, updated with readers’ and neighbors’ feedback. Las Vegas is one of the most storied cities in the world. A hospitality giant, it boasts a century of unprecedented and …

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 …

Las Vegas Strip

Photo: June 2020 Publisher’s note: Organization on this page is a bit random and suggestions are most welcome as we make needed updates. This page explores what is usually Las Vegas Boulevard’s busiest corridor, the recently-reopened (June 3, 2020) Las Vegas Strip. We are taking a new look at the recently-reopened iconic destination. COVID19 continues. …

Neon Museum

Photo: 2008 Boneyard Las Vegas – The Neon Museum is one of our local faves downtown and one of the world’s best displays of beautiful, memorable and often illuminated signage. Key Links neonmuseum.org Buy Tickets FAQ Facebook @NeonMuseum Questions Who is writing and tweeting about the Neon Museum? Google Maps g.page/NeonMuseum About the museum Neonmuseum.org …

Las Vegas Links

Las Vegas Flag Links about Las Vegas presented in mostly random fashion: Features Favorite People and Places in Las Vegas Las Vegas’ City Parks and Nearby Natural Wonders Las Vegas International Vegas Events Three Square Las Vegas Locally Vital Vegas State of Nevada Las Vegas Twitter Las Vegas News Headlines Unpausing Las Vegas: What might …

Las Vegas’ Fremont Street

Photo A walk down Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas is a stroll through the ephemeral, the immediate now with buskers at established performing circles demand attention and offer varying qualities of music and photo opportunities. Contrasted to the rest of the southwest and rural Nevada, Fremont Street is loud. The canopy lights up at …

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 Community Healing Garden

Photo The Las Vegas community has come together to build a new community healing garden as a prompt and thoughtful response to 2017’s Oct. 1 tragedy, when a lone gunman massacred 58 individuals and injured 526 more who were attending a music festival. Key Links Facebook Foursquare Origin document Google Maps Stonerose Landscapes principals Jay …

Little Grass Shack

Poster Among our favorite radio programs: Little Grass Shack, a Saturday staple on KUNV, Broadcasting from Greenspun Hall, UNLV. (Las Vegas). 2020 Schedule: Sundays, 12-4pm. Share the aloha and listen. Key Links LGSVegas.com Calendar On-air personalities Facebook Listen live on LGSVegas.com and KUNV kunv.org – @KUNVradio ‏ Questions What’s the history of this program? Are …

Happy Birthday, Las Vegas

Photo: Old Fort Happy #115 in 2020. Las Vegas celebrates its birthday on May 15. Hashtag: #HappyBirthdayVegas As a city Las Vegas was founded on May 15, 1905 when 110 acres near Stewart/Garces/Main/Fifth (Las Vegas Boulevard) were auctioned. For history buffs, Clark County Museum is a must. We are also partial to the Old Fort, …