Favorite People and Places in Las Vegas

Photo: Ron Mader, Clark County Museum (some rights reserved) Favorite places in Las Vegas? I have a few faves, mostly family-friendly and inspired: RTC Bikeshare Sunset Viewing Area Clark County Wetlands Park Community Healing Garden Nuwu Cannabis Marketplace Neon Museum Old Fort Museum Clark County Museum Pinball Hall of Fame Fabulous Las Vegas Sign Vegas …

Vegas Water Links

Photo: Ron Mader, I-11 and Lake Mead (Some rights reserved) What would insiders like others to know about water in Las Vegar? From estuaries to restrictions to weirs, here are relevant links presented in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesHow monsoons affect Lake Mead’s water levelThe Southwest is bone dry. Now, a key water source is …

University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV)

Photo: Ron Mader, Mural in the Making, Surplus Center (some rights reserved) University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) is a public research university located in Paradise, Nevada. The 332-acre (134 hectares) campus is located approximately 1.6-mile (2.6 kilometers) east of the Las Vegas Strip and 4.5 miles (7.25 kilometers) from downtown Las Vegas. Key Linksunlv.eduMaprebelraiser.unlv.edulivestream Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/BYq57cSMRB9nZhsU9 Deep …

Allegiant Stadium

Photo: 2019 Construction (Some rights reserved) Key Linkslinktr.ee/[email protected] 2022 Embedded Tweets 2016 The odds the Raiders will relocate to Las Vegas have dramatically increased this week. A stadium upgrade is in the works. Mark Davis says Las Vegas will be Raiders’ new home Planeta.com

Public Art in Las Vegas

Artwork: Nicolas Barrome Forgues, DTLV (Some rights reserved) Public Art in Las Vegas. Arte público en Las Vegas. The following are snapshots of public art and street art in greater Las Vegas, part of our off-the-beaten track DIY tours = Las siguientes son instantáneas de arte público y arte callejero en el gran Las Vegas, …

Las Vegas, Nevada

Photo: Ron Mader, City Hall (Some rights reserved) Publisher’s note: Viva las aventuras lentas (slow adventures) and responsible, conscious, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming, and entertaining. Check out personal faves, updated with readers’ and neighbors’ feedback. Las Vegas is one of the most storied cities in the world. A hospitality …

KUNV

Logo Among the fave radio stations in Las Vegas is KUNV 91.5 – kunv.org – broadcasting and streaming from University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV). KUNV includes two stations – easy listening and student-run Rebel HD2. Recommended Sunday programming includes blues, Hawaiian, and reggae music. Students work with the stations each semester. Key Linkskunv.orgtherebelhd2.com – …

Las Vegas Arts District 18B

Photo: Ron Mader, 18B (Some rights reserved) Las Vegas Arts District, or 18b, is a vibrant cultural hub packed with indie art galleries and performance spaces in converted warehouses. Jeff Hwang: “In Las Vegas, there’s the Strip, there’s Downtown Fremont Street and now you have the Arts District, which is kind of a third theme …

Tropicana Avenue (Las Vegas)

Photo: Ron Mader, Blue Skies (Some rights reserved) Streets in Vegasland boast the names of classic casinos, some still in operation like the “Tiffany of the Strip” the Trop, aka the world-famous Tropicana Avenue. Join us as we take the slow adventure road trip along the avenue. There are fresh-baked, gluten-full staples and deserts, a …

Gardening in Las Vegas

Photo: Sweet Tomato Test Garden (Some rights reserved) Gardening in Las Vegas HeadlinesLandscape architect Melissa Gonzalez turns Las Vegas Valley yards into ‘sacred spaces’Tips for small-space gardening – Review Journal Recommended ListeningSummer gardening: Your questions answered and more for a lush desert garden Gardening A Relief From The World’s Madness – Guests: Norm Schilling, owner, Schilling Horticulture; Angela …