Las Vegas Weather

Photo: Disc Golf Spotlight on weather and air quality in Las Vegas and southern Nevada. Key LinksNational Weather Service – @NWSVegasNational Weather Service: Extended Forecast Hashtag: #nvwx Elsewhere on the WebWeather Channel: Today’s ForecastWeather Channel 10 Day ForecastWeather Undergroundlasvegasnow.com/interactive-radarlasvegassun.com/weatherVisibility Camera – M Resort FYI – The official rainfall record is kept at McCarran International Airport …

Public Art in Las Vegas

Photo: Art Motel The following are snapshots of public art and street art in greater Las Vegas, part of our modified, off-the-beaten track approach to the Grand Circle of the Southwest. Embedded Tweets Videos [email protected]@[email protected] DowntownEver-changing street landscape in DTLV.https://twitter.com/ronmader/status/843174228564234240 Downtown Murals / Street Arthttps://www.neighborhoods.com/blog/your-guide-to-the-murals-of-downtown-las-vegashttps://www.tayloredphotomemories.com/las-vegas-murals-guidehttp://www.plazahotelcasino.com/blog/dface-unveils-latest-las-vegas-downtown-arthttp://dtlv.com/2017/06/02/erogenous-zone-cultural-corridor – 705 N. Las Vegas Blvdhttps://twitter.com/ronmader/status/843174228564234240http://www.latimes.com/travel/deals/la-tr-las-vegas-murals-20170221-story.html Wheel of MisfortuneBehind Lake …

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Ron Mader, Visitors Center Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of Las Vegas. History: In 1990 Congress designated Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area as Nevada’s first National Conservation Area (the seventh to be designated nationally). The nearly 200,000 acre park is managed by the Bureau of …

Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo: Photo During 2021 Responsible Travel Week we are strolling and soundwalking journeys to the waterways of southern Nevada and the fabulous city of Las Vegas. Look for regular updates to this page and other guides mentioned below. Additional headlines and resources are indexed on the Vegas Water Links page. One of the most interesting …

Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument

Buzzwords This gem of the Ice Age is brighter than ever in the Mojave Desert on the northern fringe of Las Vegas. Officially on my Places to Visit. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Qtv7bqvnQsh8B26AA Key FactsThe monument is 35 square miles and stretches along US Highway 95 north of Aliante and Centennial Hills to Creech Air Force Base. Created December …

Little Grass Shack

Poster Among our favorite radio programs: Little Grass Shack, a Saturday staple on KUNV, Broadcasting from Greenspun Hall, UNLV. (Las Vegas). 2020 Schedule: Sundays, 12-4pm. Share the aloha and listen. Key LinksLGSVegas.comCalendarOn-air personalitiesFacebook Listen live on LGSVegas.com and kunv.org – @KUNVradio ‏ Questions What’s the history of this program? Are programs available on demand? Are …

Seven Magic Mountains

Photo: Morning Light (2020) Can stacked, day-glo boulders be an inspired roadside attraction? Yes, with free admission. For those visiting (or living in Las Vegas) Seven Magic Mountains has been a go-to, whimsical delight since May 11, 2016. Blue Highway travel meets a kaleidoscope of colors. Hashtags: #7magicmountains #UgoRondinone #JeanDryLake Key [email protected] Questions What should …

Las Vegas Links

Las Vegas Flag Links about Las Vegas presented in mostly random fashion: HeadlinesNAB Show Rescheduled; Will Return to Las Vegas in October 2021Unpausing 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 …

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 …