Henderson, Nevada

Photo: City Hall Arrow 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, biking and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. Natural World Among our favorite city parks in the world: Cornerstone, …

Las Vegas Links

Las Vegas Flag Links about Las Vegas presented in mostly random fashion: Features Vegas Faves 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 Radio https://knpr.org/knpr/2019-09/important-update-nvpr-board-directors https://amp.rgj.com/amp/2266636001 https://thisisreno.com/2019/09/vegas-npr-station-shuts-down-reno-music-programming Headlines The hellish future of Las Vegas …

Las Vegas Strip

Photo: Eataly This page explores Las Vegas Boulevard’s busiest corridor, affectionately known as the Las Vegas Strip. Organization on this page is a bit random and about 22% of what it should be mostly because your host is an infrequent visitor. The Las Vegas Strip continues to be one of the world’s most interesting and …

Public Art in Las Vegas

Photo: Paiutes in Henderson The following are snapshots of public art and street art in greater Las Vegas, part of our modified, off-the-beaten track approach to the Grand Circle of the Southwest. Seven Magic Mountains Ugo Rondinone’s Seven Magic Mountains is a large-scale site-specific public art installation within the Ivanpah Valley adjacent to Sheep Mountain …

Seven Magic Mountains

Photo: Paint Restoration in Process (2019) Quotes Most people don’t know how beautiful the land is around Las Vegas, so I hope this inspires them to explore the city’s nature. – Ugo Rondinone, quoted in the Hollywood Reporter Essay Can stacked, day-glo boulders be an inspired roadside attraction? Yes, with free admission. For those visiting …

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 and memorable signage. Starting in October 2019, a new installation by Tim Burton. Key Links neonmuseum.org Facebook @NeonMuseum Questions Who is writing and tweeting about the Neon Museum? 2019 Filmmaker …

Little Grass Shack

Poster Among our favorite radio programs: Little Grass Shack, a Saturday staple on KUNV, Broadcasting from Greenspun Hall, UNLV. (Las Vegas). New hours starting in November 2019: Sundays, 12-4pm. Share the aloha and listen. Pluses Fun hosts, engaging chatter Chance to learn about the 9th island and the connections among islands Hawaiian word of the …

Bike Share in Las Vegas

Photo: Gold Bike The BCycle / RTC Bike Share – rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com – is our go-to, slow adventure in one of the world’s most storied cities. Happening now in downtown Las Vegas is the next big thing – micromobility via bike share. Hashtag: #RTCBikeShare Key Links rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com Account Pricing Bike Share @RTCSNV Questions What is your …

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Ron Mader, Visitors Center Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of Las Vegas. History: In 1990 Congress designated Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area as Nevada’s first National Conservation Area (the seventh to be designated nationally). Today the nearly 200,000 acre Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area …