Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo: Cornerstone Look for regular updates. Mojave Desert – Explore the waterways of southern Nevada and the self-defined fabulous city of Las Vegas, aka The Meadows, translated from Spanish. Additional headlines and resources are indexed on the Vegas Water Links and Water pages. One of the most interesting case studies in water conservation, recreation, and …

Vegas Water Links

Photo: I-11 and Lake Mead What would insiders like others to know about water in Las Vegar? From estuaries to restrictions to weirs, here are some relevant links presented in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesLas Vegas, we have a problem – Nevada Independent‘We live in a desert. We have to act like it’: Las Vegas …

Las Vegas Strip

Photo: Resorts World (May 2021) Publisher’s note: This page explores what is usually Las Vegas Boulevard’s busiest corridor, the Las Vegas Strip. We are taking a new look at the recently-reopened iconic destination. COVID19 continues. Looking for masked visitors. New in 2021: Resorts World. Also, re-opening: Pinball Hall of Fame. EssayThe Las Vegas Strip continues …

Las Vegas Raiders

Photo: Henderson Training Facility Making their hometown Las Vegas … the NFL team Raiders This page curates some of the nerdier aspects of the game day experience for visitors HeadlinesGruden resigns after the Raider coach’s vulgar emails leakJon Gruden out as Las Vegas Raiders head coachRaiders Executives Walk The Plank, And John L. Smith Wonders …

Public Art in Las Vegas

Photo: Shadows 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. Life is BeautifulSkateboarding fish, spellbound lemurs: The murals of Life is BeautifulMurals of Life is Beautiful remain after music ends Downtown Muralsplaycation.vegastayloredphotomemories.comfindmasa.com Embedded Tweets Videos …

Gardening in Las Vegas

Photo: Sweet Tomato Test Garden Gardening in Las Vegas Recommended Listening Gardening A Relief From The World’s Madness – Guests: Norm Schilling, owner, Schilling Horticulture; Angela O’Callaghan, social horticulturist, Nevada Cooperative Extension  From Nevada Public Radio: Desert Bloom Nurseries Star Nursery – @StarNursery Cactus Joe’s Las Vegas Nursery, 12740 Blue Diamond Road – Facebook – @CactusJoesOwner of beloved Cactus Joe’s …

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 Community Healing Garden

Photo The Las Vegas community has come together to build a new community healing garden as a prompt and thoughtful response to 2017’s Oct. 1 tragedy, when a lone gunman massacred 58 individuals and injured 526 more who were attending a music festival. Key LinksFacebookFoursquareOrigin document Google Maps Stonerose Landscapes principals Jay Pleggenkuhle and Daniel …

Bike Share in Las Vegas

Photo: Gold Bike One of our Vegas Faves, the BCycle / RTC Bike Share – rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com – is our go-to, slow adventure in one of the world’s most storied cities. Happening now in downtown Las Vegas is the next big thing – micromobility via bike share. Hashtag: #RTCBikeShare Key Linksrtcbikeshare.bcycle.comAccountMapPricingBike [email protected] Questions What would locals …

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 …