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 …

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’ 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Monsoon

Photo: Henderson Skies July is the start of monsoon season in the Southwest USA – Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah. The Mohave Desert is getting giant splattering of rain. Questions When does monsoon season begin and end? For those experienced in such matters, what are the do’s and don’ts? How are monsoons similar and …