Cleveland, Ohio

Photo: Parker B Lewis Building Wikipedia: Cleveland is located in northeastern Ohio on the southern shore of Lake Erie, approximately 60 miles (100 kilometers) west of the Pennsylvania border. It was founded in 1796 near the mouth of the Cuyahoga River, and became a manufacturing center owing to its location on the lake shore, as …

Texas’ Great Springs Trail

Report Cover News from Texas-based Great Springs Project: With the expert guidance of Alta Planning + Design and National Park Service, Great Springs Project is proud to present the Economic Benefits Report for the trail from the Alamo to the Capitol to quantify the financial return from the 100+-mile trail network and 50,000 conserved acres of land in …

Videos from Grand Canyon National Park (2021)

Photo: Bristlecone Media/Grand Canyon NPS, Night Sky Videos from Grand Canyon in 2021 featuring a virtual star parties with explanations on local Indigenous histories of astronomy, stargazing, and world building. Next Grand Canyon Star Party: June 18-25, 2022 Key Linksnps.gov/grcaplan your visit: start [email protected] June 2021 Seeing the Skies Through Navajo Eyes Ancient Astronomers of …

Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness

Photo: Sherman Hogue, BLM, Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness Spotlight on the Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness in northwestern New Mexico. BLM: The Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness is a rolling landscape of badlands which offers some of the most unusual scenery found in the Four Corners Region. Time and natural elements have etched a fantasy world of strange rock formations made of interbedded …

Ethel M Chocolates’ Cactus Garden

Signage: No Climbing Among our Las Vegas faves: Ethel M Chocolates, 2 Cactus Garden Drive, Henderson, features a self-guided factory viewing aisle, three-acre cactus garden, and gourmet gift shop. Key [email protected] Headlineshttp://www.lasvegassun.com/blogs/kats-report/2013/nov/08/twenty-fun-facts-ethel-ms-holiday-cactus-garden-ithttp://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2011/nov/13/cactus-garden-display-beacon-holiday-cheer Elsewherehttps://foursquare.com/v/ethel-m-chocolate-factory–cactus-garden/4bc90200b6c49c74f5ac8d91 Planeta

Vegas Water Links

Photo: I-11 and Lake Mead What would insiders like others to know about water in Las Vegar? From estuaries to restrictions to weirs, here are some relevant links presented in a somewhat random fashion: Headlines‘We live in a desert. We have to act like it’: Las Vegas faces reality of drought – Oliver Milman/Guardian @olliemilman‘The …

New York City

Photo: New York City Department of Transportation, Asphalt Art Activations (2021) “Rice Terraces” by Dasic Fernandez New York is the most populous city in the United States. Some history. The word “Manhattan” has been translated as “island of many hills” from the Lenape language Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/JoAWwgUHGKoELMsH8 City Parkspeoplemakeparks.org Photos Embedded Tweets WikipediaRoosevelt IslandLong Island City …

Three Rivers Festival

Poster Fort Wayne, Indiana – Three Rivers Festival – threeriversfestival.org – is the city’s biggest summer party since 1969. Highlights include a parade, a bed race, a running race, heaps of junk food, and sometimes bike valet service, though much of this has been postponed in 2021 due to COVID19. The festival is an annual …

Silver City, New Mexico

Image: Steve Shook, Postcard Gateway to the Gila National Forest, Silver City, New Mexico Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/KrA2jaBpHTaTbRwa9 Features25 Reasons to Love Silver City Key Linkstownofsilvercity.org – Facebooksilvercity.org – Facebooksilvercitymainstreet.com – Facebook Tourism Portalsvisitsilvercity.org – Facebook Universitieswnmu.edu – @WNMU Gila National Forestfs.usda.gov/gila Embedded Tweets WikipediaSilver City Planeta

Indianapolis

Photo: Eric Fischer Spotlight on Indianapolis, Indiana, the circle city Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/EgV2rUX3Cqd8RePr7 HeadlinesStaff Best Things: Best tree to sit under and contemplate your dharmaIndianapolis church places Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus inside cage to protest Trump immigration policies – The Hill MuseumsRay Bradbury’s OfficeChildren’s Museum Elsewhere on the Webhuniindy.orgIndianapolisCurrent time in Indianapolisvisitindy.com – @VisitIndyhttp://www.1070thefan.com/listenhttp://skift.com/2013/07/05/indianapolis-spends-6m-to-become-a-cricket-centerfreewheelinbikes.orgHoosier Mountain Bike …