Seven Magic Mountains

Photo: Ron Mader, Rock Stacking, August 2022 (Some rights reserved) Seven Magic Mountains has been a go-to, whimsical delight since May 2016 on the northbound side of Interstate 15 near the southern, southern end of Las Vegas Boulevard, about 30 miles from the Vegas Strip. One of our Las Vegas faves, this installation of 30-feet …

Favorite People and Places in Las Vegas

Photo: Ron Mader, Clark County Museum (some rights reserved) Favorite places in Las Vegas? I have a few faves, mostly family-friendly and inspired: RTC Bikeshare Sunset Viewing Area 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 …

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 …

Vegas Radio

Photo: Ron Mader, Downtown Tower (some rights reserved) We spotlight radio in Las Vegas. Here are links to the local AM and FM broadcasters. Makeovers are frequent, so this page changes on a regular basis. Tune-In stations include 920AM, 100.9 FM, Rebel HD2 Essay 2022’s World Listening Day (July 18) asked us to “listen across …

Allegiant Stadium

Photo: 2019 Construction (Some rights reserved) Key Linkslinktr.ee/[email protected] 2022 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

Public Art in Las Vegas

Artwork: Nicolas Barrome Forgues, DTLV (Some rights reserved) Public Art in Las Vegas. Arte público en Las Vegas. The following are snapshots of public art and street art in greater Las Vegas, part of our off-the-beaten track DIY tours = Las siguientes son instantáneas de arte público y arte callejero en el gran Las Vegas, …

Las Vegas, Nevada

Photo: Ron Mader, City Hall (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 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 …

Tropicana Avenue (Las Vegas)

Photo: Ron Mader, Blue Skies (Some rights reserved) Streets in Vegasland boast the names of classic casinos, some still in operation like the “Tiffany of the Strip” the Trop, aka the world-famous Tropicana Avenue. Join us as we take the slow adventure road trip along the avenue. There are fresh-baked, gluten-full staples and deserts, a …

Gardening in Las Vegas

Photo: Sweet Tomato Test Garden (Some rights reserved) Gardening in Las Vegas HeadlinesLandscape architect Melissa Gonzalez turns Las Vegas Valley yards into ‘sacred spaces’Tips for small-space gardening – Review Journal Recommended ListeningSummer gardening: Your questions answered and more for a lush desert garden Gardening A Relief From The World’s Madness – Guests: Norm Schilling, owner, Schilling Horticulture; Angela …

Las Vegas Raiders

Photo: Ron Mader, Henderson Training Facility (some rights reserved) Making their hometown Las Vegas … the NFL team Raiders This page curates some of the nerdier aspects of the game day experience for visitors HeadlinesLongtime Raiders fans frustrated by passive Las Vegas fansGruden resigns after the Raider coach’s vulgar emails leakJon Gruden out as Las …