Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign

Photo: Welcome Sign On our list of fave places to visit in Las Vegas: Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign, located on the median of Las Vegas Boulevard in unincorporated Clark County, just south of the Russell Road exit on Interstate 15. Always open, free access, free parking. The sign reads “Welcome to Fabulous Las …

Happy Birthday, Las Vegas

Photo: Old Fort Las Vegas celebrates its birthday on May 15 Hashtag: https://twitter.com/hashtag/HappyBirthdayVegas Embedded Tweets We're 114 today 😎 #HappyBirthdayVegas (credit: Julie Bergonz) We're taking a walk through history (and going to #lvcouncil) to celebrate so stay tuned 😉 pic.twitter.com/4qnCHQNW7t — City of Las Vegas (@CityOfLasVegas) May 15, 2019 To celebrate our birthday, a documentary …

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. Key Links neonmuseum.org Facebook @NeonMuseum Questions Who is writing and tweeting about the Neon Museum? 2019 Filmmaker Tim Burton will bring a giant show of his art …

Public Art in Las Vegas

Photo: Cosmic Punk Snapshots of Street Art in Las Vegas (part of our modified, off-the-beaten track approach to the Grand Circle of the SouthWest) DTLV Ever-changing street landscape in DTLV. Saturday morning stroll downtown https://t.co/IJ5i6krx8k #DTLV #StreetArt @LasVegasLocally @DTLVfans @CityOfLasVegas pic.twitter.com/j2447th81j — Ron Mader (@ronmader) March 18, 2017 Wheel of Misfortune Behind Lake Mead Boat …

Seven Magic Mountains

Photo: February Sky 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 Essay Can stacked, day-glo boulders be an inspired roadside attraction? Yes, with free admission. For those visiting (or living in Las Vegas) Seven Magic Mountains …

Exploring Las Vegas

City Hall Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, 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 May 2019,  the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs from Planeta.com merits …

Las Vegas Links

Las Vegas Flag Links about Las Vegas presented in mostly random fashion: Features Vegas Faves Three Square Las Vegas Locally Vital Vegas State of Nevada Las Vegas Twitter Las Vegas News https://planeta.com/vital-parks Headlines After 30 years, Rio in Las Vegas is losing its status and shine Viva Las Vegas, here’s the fastest growing cities in …

Bike Share in Las Vegas

Photo: Gold Bike The BCycle / RTC Bike Share – rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com – is the 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 Cycle de Mayo Let's 'taco-bout' tonight! There's still time to register for the …

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 embeSouthern Nevada. Las Vegas Water Tour Lake Mead National Recreation Area Hoover Dam Wetlands Park in Las Vegas Las Vegas’ Springs Preserve Tule Springs …

Las Vegas History

Las Vegas History “The City of Las Vegas, the Early Years,” was commissioned by the Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial, and focuses on the founding and first 20 years of the community from 1905-1920. The documentary was funded by the Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial. The commission has established a grant program to …