Las Vegas Monorail

Photo: Sahara Station The Las Vegas Monorail – lvmonorail.com – provides a quick and convenient connection along the Las Vegas Strip, linking riders to world-class restaurants, shows, shops, day/nightclubs, spas, hotels, and casinos. Trains arrive every 4-8 minutes at each of the 7 stations. Key [email protected] HeadlinesLas Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Acquires Assets of …

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 …

Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo: Cornerstone Look for regular updates. Mojave Desert – Explore the waterways of southern Nevada and the self-defined fabulous city of Las Vegas, aka The Meadows, translated from Spanish. Additional headlines and resources are indexed on the Vegas Water Links and Water pages. One of the most interesting case studies in water conservation, recreation, and …

Vegas Sports

Photo: Dinur Spotlight on sports in Las Vegas Las Vegas is cashing in on sports tourism. Las Vegas Sports Network is home to the area’s largest sports radio group featuring ESPN 1100AM / 100.9FM, 920AM The Game, FOX Sports 98.9FM / 1340AM and ESPN Deportes 1460AM. Official radio broadcast partner for the Vegas Golden Knights, …

Las Vegas Links

Las Vegas Flag What would locals like visitors to know about Las Vegas? Presenting some relevant links in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesLas Vegas is set to come out of Covid-19 better than ever – CNNLas Vegas pushes to become first to ban ornamental grassRadar study shows 46 million grasshoppers descended on Las Vegas – Phys.orgVegas …

Vegas Vaquero

Photo Las Vegas – For those keen on public art – the sculptures, land art and ephemeral street art, one object deserving attention is located on the grounds of the McCarran Airport. Find the Vaquero (Cowboy) Statue by sculptor Luis Alfonso Jiménez, Jr on the xeriscaped hill close to the old airport. The brilliant Vaquero …

Las Vegas International

Photo: Café Berlin This page explores the international connections in Las Vegas starting with Ethiopia, Germany, India, Ireland, Mexico, Norway, Vietnam… Apologies in advance for the randomness of the links. We are starting our long-awaited deep dive and suggestions are welcome as we refresh and update this guide. Questions What first and second-generation nationalities live …

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 …

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

Las Vegas’ Fremont Street

Photo: Walking Zoe in the morning A walk down Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas is actually several simultaneous strolls through the ephemeral, the historic, and immediate now with buskers at established performing circles demand attention and offer varying qualities of music and photo opportunities. Contrasted to the rest of the southwest and rural Nevada, …