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 …

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, …

Vegas Golden Knights

Photo Las Vegas – Everything is hyped from the start, but Vegas Golden Knights aka VGK – nhl.com/goldenknights – exceeded everyone’s expectations in its debut year. Now back for season #3. Hashtag: #VegasBorn The team has Home Ice Advantage in the Mojave Desert. Key Linksnhl.com/[email protected] AlsoToshiba PlazaThe Park Golden Pipes / Carnell [email protected] Elsewhere on …

Las Vegas History

Photo: Barber Shop Pole Spotlight on Las Vegas History Videos The Thirties Funded by the Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial, “The City of Las Vegas: The Thirties” focuses on life in Las Vegas in the 1930’s. The episode will feature how the Hoover Dam, gambling, weddings, divorces and more helped shape the city. All …

Baseball in Las Vegas

Logos Baseball fans have two great options in Las Vegas – the university’s UNLV Rebels and the minor league Las Vegas Aviators. There may even soon be a third independent option via a newly created league. [email protected]l Hashtag: #UNLVbaseball Earl Wilson StadiumThe original Roger Barnson Baseball Field has been enhanced by the addition of the …

Las Vegas Off-Strip

Photo: Westgate Sportsbook Spotlight on the casinos and resorts off the strip in Las Vegas, but not in Henderson or Summerlin Area 15area15.comVan Gogh: The Immersive Experience Meow WolfA Pulsating Light Room of Multi-Layered Glass by Claudia Bueno to Premiere at Meow Wolf Las Vegas @[email protected] Meow Wolf’s immersive Omega Mart art installation in Las …

Vegas Food

Photo: Skyline Food and dining in Las Vegas HeadlinesLas Vegas is Having a Food Moment That Couldn’t Happen Anywhere ElseIn Vegas, Pigs eat for freeLas Vegas Off the Eaten Path – NYT50 must-eat Las Vegas meals Elsewhere on the Webvegas.eater.com Restaurantsblacksheepvegas.comFacebook SteakThe Steak House – Circus Circus Tiki Barsfive-tiki-bars-to-visit-to-beat-the-heat – Las Vegas Sun Craft BeerDowntown …

Ninth Island

Buzzwords Ninth Island Hashtag: #NinthIsland Recommended Listening Welcome to Hawaii’s ‘Ninth Island’ – Plate lunch. Lomi lomi. Ukulele. North Shore. If those words sound familiar, you might have Hawaiian in your blood. Las Vegas has one of the largest local populations outside Hawaii itself – that’s why it’s nicknamed the “Ninth Island.” We celebrate with …

Las Vegas News

Poster Living in, visiting, or just paying attention to Las Vegas? There are plenty of sources of current happenings, sports, weather, and other news ranging from dead tree newspapers and weekly to blogs, and podcasts, and TV news. This Planeta.com page is a directory of the explicit purveyors of breaking news, press conferences, and the …