Main Street, Downtown Las Vegas

Photo: Able Baker (Some rights reserved) There’s a new look to Main Street in downtown Las Vegas. New buildings are under construction. New businesses and lots of restaurants and bars are opening. Plus, the sidewalks are simply spectacular. What we particularly like are the bike share stations. What’s new? Brewery District on Main Street includes …

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 …

Vital Vegas

Venn Diagram Las Vegas, Nevada – For locals and visitors, Vital Vegas – casino.org/vitalvegas – is a hoot, whether following the Twitter feed, podcast, or its own YouTube channel. Paywall? There’s no stinking paywall. Vital Vegascasino.org/[email protected] HeadlinesAll Your Awkward “Best of Las Vegas” Awards Questions Answered – Vital Vegas 2020 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/vital-vegas-podcast/id1082258073?i=1000465814969 Fundamental rule of Las …

Las Vegas, Nevada

Photo: Ron Mader, Fremont East (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 entertainment values. Check out personal faves, updated with readers’ and neighbors’ feedback. Visiting Las Vegas? Keep an eye on this space. = ¿Visitas Las 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 …

NFL Raiders

Logo NFL Pro Football teams Raiders – raiders.com – moved from Oakland, California to Las Vegas, Nevada in 2020. The 2022-2023 season will be the third in Las Vegas and the second played with fans at Allegiant Stadium. For fans of sports tourism, watching the growth of Las Vegas as a veritable sports town brings …

Las Vegas’ Pinball Hall of Fame

Photo: Ron Mader, Las Vegas Strip (Some rights reserved) Las Vegas – Talk a stroll along the nostalgia curve. Among our favorite places to visit is the Pinball Hall of Fame, a ginormous warehouse with rows and rows of playable pinball machines. It’s an amazing hands-on vintage game museum of sorts. Just put your quarters …

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 …

Allegiant Stadium

Photo: 2019 Construction (Some rights reserved) Key Linkslinktr.ee/[email protected] 2022Allegiant Stadium ranked first in game day satisfaction 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

Las Vegas Airports

Photo: Ron Mader, December (Some rights reserved) Harry Reid (formerly McCarran) International Airport consists of 110 aircraft gates at two separate terminal buildings T1 – Terminal 1 and T3 – Terminal 3, each with its own parking garage, ticketing/check-in area, baggage claim, and shopping and dining options. Tip – One of our fave places to see the planes …