Public Art in Las Vegas

Photo: Shadows 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. Life is BeautifulSkateboarding fish, spellbound lemurs: The murals of Life is BeautifulMurals of Life is Beautiful remain after music ends Downtown Muralsplaycation.vegastayloredphotomemories.comfindmasa.com Embedded Tweets Videos …

Downtown Las Vegas

Photo: Shaded Streets Downtown Las Vegas (commonly abbreviated as DTLV) is the central original gambling district and historic center of Las Vegas. Downtown is the heart of the city and one in the midst of a long-haul renewal. Hashtag: #DTLV Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/eKRrkVUvZ15skZ26A Faves Features Older Features Planeta.com

Favorite People and Places in Las Vegas

Photo: Clark County Museum Favorite places in Las Vegas? I have a few faves, mostly family-friendly and inspired: RTC Bikeshare 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 Vaquero Seven Magic Mountains Great Buns Bakery Tomato …

Las Vegas Links

Las Vegas Flag What would locals like others know about Las Vegas? Presenting some relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Headlines‘We live in a desert. We have to act like it’: Las Vegas faces reality of drought – Oliver Milman/Guardian @olliemilmanLas Vegas is set to come out of Covid-19 better than ever – CNNLas …

Las Vegas Strip

Photo: Resorts World (May 2021) Publisher’s note: This page explores what is usually Las Vegas Boulevard’s busiest corridor, the Las Vegas Strip. We are taking a new look at the recently-reopened iconic destination. COVID19 continues. Looking for masked visitors. New in 2021: Resorts World. Also, re-opening: Pinball Hall of Fame. EssayThe Las Vegas Strip continues …

Las Vegas, Nevada

Photo: Freemont East 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 giant, it boasts a century …

Hoover Dam

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Light Traffic The Bureau of Reclamation conducts tours through the Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam to locals) and power plant since 1937. Today, nearly 1,000,000 visitors a year take the tour, even more visit the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, some 145,000 acres created as a result of the …