Henderson Libraries

Photo: Help Desk Henderson, Nevada – Some of our fave community spaces / third places are the Henderson Library system – hendersonlibraries.com. Each has its own special attributes: Paseo Verde (702) 492-7252, Gibson (702) 565-8402, Green Valley (702) 207-4260, and Heritage Park (702) 207-4258. Libraries are more than books and this system offers community meeting …

Public Art in Las Vegas

Photo: Art Motel 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. Downtown Mural Mapplaycation.vegas/mural-map Embedded Tweets Videos [email protected]@[email protected] DowntownEver-changing street landscape in DTLV. Downtown Murals / Street Arthttps://www.neighborhoods.com/blog/your-guide-to-the-murals-of-downtown-las-vegashttps://www.tayloredphotomemories.com/las-vegas-murals-guidehttp://www.plazahotelcasino.com/blog/dface-unveils-latest-las-vegas-downtown-arthttp://dtlv.com/2017/06/02/erogenous-zone-cultural-corridor – 705 N. Las Vegas Blvdhttps://twitter.com/ronmader/status/843174228564234240http://www.latimes.com/travel/deals/la-tr-las-vegas-murals-20170221-story.html Wayne …

Las Vegas’ Pinball Hall of Fame

Photo The Pinball Hall of Fame, 1610 E Tropicana Avenue, has announced its plan to move to a new location in 2021. Details on Vital Vegas and Pinside. Google Maps Las Vegas – Talk a stroll along the nostalgia curve. Among our favorite places to visit is the Pinball Hall of Fame, 1610 East Tropicana, …

La Cosecha Market

Logo One of our favorite world markets is in Oaxaca City, Mexico. Much love to our friends, vendors, and clients at La Cosecha, Macedonio Alcalá #806 = Mucho amor para nuestros amigos, vendedores, y clientes en La Cosecha, Macedonio Alcalá #806 Key Linksfacebook.com/LaCosechaOaxacafacebook.com/DeliOax-102619411816015 Coronavirus 2020donadora.org/campanas/la-cosecha-oaxaca Punto de Abastecomiento = Supply Area: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9am-12pm …

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 Linksrtcbikeshare.bcycle.comAccountMapPricingBike [email protected] Questions What would locals like visitors to know about …

The Value of Place

Photo: Irene’s atole (Oaxaca, Mexico) Place = A space, area, or spot EssayWhat makes a place special are the people who share the space. What makes trips so grand is the journey itself and connecting with locals on their turf. The way these first-person adventures treat the places and people beyond the horizon is a narrative balanced …

Local News

Lingo Cards Local News = Questions How do you watch the local TV news? How do you watch local news on Roku? Do you read a local newspaper? Do you listen to news on the radio? What local Twitterers do you follow? Examples that mostly workyoutube.com/user/NewsOnABC Examples that don’t work without subscription and locationnbclosangeles.com/live Pet …

Ricardo López Pinacho

Poster: 2012 World Environment Day Photo Safari Kudos to Oaxacan artist and tree sculptor Ricardo López Pinacho who carved a menagerie of animals and human figures from tree stumps in Oaxaca City, Mexico. Our challenge. Take a photo Embedded Tweets Photos Video Foursquarehttps://foursquare.com/v/escultura-del-jaguar/5256f33011d27a855247a24fhttps://foursquare.com/v/escultura-del-danzante-dancer-carving/513a4576e4b0a69f6cbb147ehttps://foursquare.com/v/escultura-de-carnero-ram-carving/4fbed656e4b082ac65d8715f FlickrSculptures by Ricardo Lopez Pinacho Elsewhere on the WebFiguras de troncos de …

Local Travel

Buzzwords Local Travel = Travel within one’s own neighborhood or region; Travel with someone in their own neighborhood or region Also see: local, travel Travel and tourism impact local communities, sometimes been officially, sometimes in a negative fashion. The concept of local travel is interpreted differently by various age groups and nationalities so we need …