Statue of Liberty

Photo: Flowcomm, Statue Spotlight on US national park and World Heritage site, the Statue of Liberty Key Linksnps.gov/[email protected] Recommended ListeningIconic Designs: the Statue of Liberty – A classical emblem of a new society, free from the shackles of the Old World. World Heritagewhc.unesco.org/en/list/307 ToursStatue [email protected] Headlines“That sounds like some national park revisionism”: Watch CNN’s Jim …

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 News

Poster Living in, visiting, or just paying attention to Las Vegas? There are plenty of sources of current happenings, sports, weather, and other news ranging from dead tree newspapers and weekly to blogs, and podcasts, and TV news. This Planeta.com page is a directory of the explicit purveyors of breaking news, press conferences, and the …

Laurel, Mississippi

Photo: Brent Nashville, Locomotive Spotlight on Laurel, Mississippi, Yellow Pine Capital of the World Google Maps Key LInkslaurelms.com – travel and tourismLaurel Main Street – YouTubeJ Parker HeadlinesThe Incredible Comeback of Laurel, Mississippi – Southern Living HGTVHome TownBehind the scenes Loblolly Festivallaurelmainstreet.com Photos Filinglaurelms.comdowntownlaurel.comlaurelmercantile.comThe Incredible Comeback of Laurel, MississippiWikipedia WikipediaLaurel Planeta

Mexico USA Borderlands Links

Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library What would locals like others know about the Mexico/USA Borderlands? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesWhy 15,000 Migrants Ended Up in One Spot on the U.S.-Mexico BorderUS extends travel restrictions at Mexican and Canadian land borders as it makes plans to allow fully vaccinated foreign visitors to fly …

New York City

Photo: New York City Department of Transportation, Brooklyn Bridge Bike Lane 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 WikipediaRoosevelt IslandLong Island City Features Planeta.com

Downtown Las Vegas Links

Photo: Bacardi Art Motel What would locals like others know about Downtown Las Vegas? Presenting relevant links in somewhat random fashion: Downtown Civic Center Building and Plaza https://www.lasvegasnevada.gov/News/Blog/Detail/downtown-civic-center-building-and-plaza Golden Gate 1 [email protected] Bookstores Writer’s Block, 519 South 6th Street, Suite 100Monday–Saturday, 10am–6pm Sundays, 11am–[email protected] The Plazaplazahotelcasino.com – @PlazaLasVegas The Plaza Turns 50 Circacircalasvegas.comDerek Stevens is …

El Paso Links

El Paso Flag What would locals like others know about El Paso, Texas? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesArt Spot: ‘El Cimi’Meet El Paso’s MacArthur genius grant winner, Cristina Ibarra – El Paso MattersPiden que El Chamizal sea parque nacional Elsewhereepcf.org – @ElPasoCFdowntownelpaso.com – @Downtown_EP FoodLa Colonial Tortilla Factory – tripadvisor.com Tourism …

Avi Kwe Ame = Spirit Mountain

Photo: Ken Lund, Grapevine Canyon Petroglyphs First look at Avi Kwe Ame Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/9mcwFkvZawf9e1zn7 Wikipedia: Spirit Mountain, known as Avi Kwa’ Ame in Mojave, is a mountain within the Lake Mead National Recreation Area near Laughlin, Nevada. It is listed on the United States National Register of Historic Places as a sacred place to Indian …

National Fossil Day

National Fossil Day Poster National Fossil Day is an annual celebration held to highlight the scientific and educational value of paleontology and the importance of preserving fossils for future generations. In 2021 National Fossil Day takes place October 13 in the USA. Hashtag: #NationalFossilDay Join paleontologists, educators, and students in fossil-related events and activities across …