First Friday, Las Vegas

Logo Las Vegas hosts First Friday … the first Friday every month. Hashtag: #FirstFridayLV History: The event debuted in October 2002 and has more than its fair share of ups and downs. Sometimes a gathering is large and rambunctious. Sometimes it’s just a quiet night where people are unsure of where the party is. There are more food …

Downtown Las Vegas Links

Photo: Ron Mader View from the Smith Center (2014) (Some rights reserved) What would locals like others know about Downtown Las Vegas. Presenting relevant links in somewhat random fashion = ¿Qué sabría la gente local como los demás sobre el centro histórico de Las Vegas? Presentar enlaces relevantes de una manera algo aleatoria: Conversation Starters …

Downtown Las Vegas

Photo: Ron Mader, Shaded Streets, November 2021 (Some rights reserved) Downtown Las Vegas is the historic district of Las Vegas. Hashtag: #DTLV Faves include Container Park, Nuwu, the Healing Garden, the old fort, and the Neon Museum. Best way to get around? We recommend RTC Bike Share for part of the journey. Spurred into being …

Living in Downtown Las Vegas (2019)

Graphic: Proposed neighborhoods in downtown Las Vegas How to convince more people to live in downtown Las Vegas? The Downtown Vegas Alliance hosted Livin’ in the City, April 4. Former Director of Public Art, Scottsdale, Arizona, Donna Isaac discussed how the arts help to create community and revive urban cores. The panel discussion begins after …

Turning the Tide: Water in the Desert

Photo: Ron Mader, Historic Fifth Street School Announcing the September panel discussions, part of Building Las Vegas an initiative launched by UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives. Panel discussions take place at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 South 4th Street in Downtown Las Vegas. These events are free and open to the public. RSVP to attend. Hashtag: #BuildingLasVegas On Thursday, …

Reimagining Downtown Las Vegas (2017)

Photo: Ron Mader, Historic Fifth Street School Announcing a series of panel discussions, part of Building Las Vegas an initiative launched by UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives. Panel discussions take place at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 South 4th Street in Downtown Las Vegas. These events are free and open to the public. RSVP to attend. Reimagining DowntownThursday, …