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. 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 Littlejohnhttp://www.littlejohnstudio.com/atomic-tumbleweedhttp://wayne-littlejohn.squarespace.comArtist goes nuclear …

Net Zero City

Buzzwords Net Zero City = Headlines What ‘net-zero carbon’ really means for cities Net Zero in Las Vegashttp://www.reviewjournal.com/business/energy/las-vegas-cyclerys-design-systems-make-it-net-zero-sitehttp://www.reviewjournal.com/real-estate-millions/modern-livinghttp://www.reviewjournal.com/real-estate-millions/luxury-homes-don-t-have-be-energy-hogs Net Zero Emissionshttps://www.linkedin.com/pulse/reaching-net-zero-emissions-david-hone WikipediaZero-energy building Embedded Tweets Planeta.com

Cities Links

Photo: Vegas/Paris Links about cities presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines“Megacities” on the rise – AxiosThe art of noticing: five ways to experience a city differentlyFour principles for the future of city streets – Mediumhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/video/postlive/transformers-cities-connecting-local-governments-with-citizens-and-their-cities/2017/11/14/596ef9ee-c956-11e7-b506-8a10ed11ecf5_video.htmlhttps://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/jul/03/which-worlds-most-biodiverse-city-extreme-citieshttps://theconversation.com/go-native-why-we-need-wildlife-allotments-to-bring-species-back-to-the-burbs-69631http://www.thenatureofcities.com/2015/06/14/how-can-we-engage-residents-to-conserve-urban-biodiversity-talk-to-themhttp://www.accorhotels-group.com/en/news/urban-ecotourism-greening-cities.htmlhttp://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2016/04/nature-urban-national-parkshttp://news.wtmlondon.com/blog/responsible-tourism/how-can-cities-meet-the-needs-of-locals-and-touristshttp://safecities.economist.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/EIU_Safe_Cities_Index_2015_white_paper-1.pdf (PDF)The 10 worst city tourism videosThe Rise of the ‘Free’ City Tour – @vickybakerThe secrets of the world’s happiest citiesHow …

Cities

Photo: Mexico City’s Templo Mayor Cities need human voices to articulate stories about regenerative practices and responsible travel. There are countless good actions taking place around the globe and we would like to hear what’s taking place. Planeta.com spotlights cities around the globe. Our guides are far from perfect, so suggestions are always welcome. We …

Houston

Photo: Pinke, Skyline Houston is the most populous city in Texas, and the fourth most populous city in the United States. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Caxgh2VoaDXsYvXy7 Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Houston? HistoryHouston was founded in 1836 on land near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen’s Landing) and incorporated as a …

Guadalajara

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Sunset Guadalajara is the capital of Jalisco, and is Mexico’s second-largest city with a population of 3.5 million and is one of wealthiest urban centers in Latin America. Those who love Guadalajara say it embodies nothing less than the soul of the nation. Guadalajara is home to mariachis and the charro tradition, …

Christchurch

Photo: Ron Mader, Penguins The largest city on the South Island and the second largest city in New Zealand (Aotearoa), Christchurch has a population of about 367,000. It is located in Canterbury. Tautahi means “the place of Tautahi” and was adopted as the general Māori name for Christchurch City in the 1930s. The name is derived from the Ngāi …

Tijuana

Photo: Omar Bárcena, Centro Cultural Just south of San Diego, Tijuana … Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/sYTVnQqz9iuUCM1V8 HistoryDuring the early 1900s the Baja California city grew into a center of nightclubs and cabarets, when U.S. prohibition laws drove Usians in search of nightlife across the border. Cultural WorldOne of the popular places in the city to visit is …