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 …

Nevada

Stamp Nevada (pronounced [ne- vae-da], with a short “a” as in apple) Nevada is a state of bold contrasts: bright cities and rural landscapes, extravagant gaming and a movement toward farmers’ markets, local culture, renewable energy and a green building ethos. For those passionate for parks, wilderness, Indigenous cultures, responsible travel, and great fun, Nevada …

Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo: Photo During 2020 Responsible Travel Week we are strolling and soundwalking our journey to the waterways of Las Vegas. Look for major updates to this page and links mentioned below. One of the most interesting case studies in water use, management, recreation and conservation … presenting headlines and resources for those interested in learning …

Las Vegas Links

Las Vegas Flag Links about Las Vegas presented in mostly random fashion: HeadlinesUnpausing Las Vegas: What might our valley look like after the shutdown lifts? – Las Vegas Sun – @bryanhorwath @LasVegasSunGoodman says she offered using Las Vegas as ‘control group’ for coronavirus – Nevada IndependentThe People of Las VegasA Traveler’s Guide to the Best …

Las Vegas, Nevada

Photo: Skyline Publisher’s note: Viva los 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 of unprecedented and …

Las Vegas’ Fremont Street

Photo A walk down Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas is a stroll through the ephemeral, the 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, Fremont Street is loud. The canopy lights up at …

Consumer Electronics Show

Logo Las Vegas – The city’s largest convention is the Consumer Electronic Show which takes place each January. Due to Coronavirus/COVID19, the 2021 version will be All Digitalhttps://twitter.com/ces/status/1288114783934283778 Official spin: “CES is the world’s gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for …

Life is Beautiful, Las Vegas

Image: Life is Beautiful Postponed until 2021 Life is Beautiful because of you. Thank you for your continued love and support. We’ll dance in the streets again soon. pic.twitter.com/8VQJd4pgTb — LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL (@lifeisbeautiful) April 21, 2020 Key Links lifeisbeautiful.com Facebook @lifeisbeautiful 2020 Message Dear Life is Beautiful Community, Nothing would make us happier than …

Favorite People and Places in Las Vegas

Photo: Wetlands Park Favorite places in Las Vegas? I have some 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 Test Garden …

University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Photo: Library 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. Key Links unlv.edu Map rebelraiser.unlv.edu livestream Google Maps goo.gl/maps/BYq57cSMRB9nZhsU9 Continuing Education continuingeducation.unlv.edu Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Certificate …