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October 3, 2007

First Friday In The Las Vegas Arts District Celebrates Its Fifth Anniversary

There’s lots to see and do and hear as usual, and the fall weather will certainly help bring out a huge crowd this month. The MUST SEE EVENT this month include TWO photo exhibits from […]
October 3, 2007

Worst MLS Photo Of The Day – Vacant Homes Provide Little Opportunity For Good MLS Photos

Look honey, there’s doors on the closet. Let’s make an appointment to see this one. Surely there was some other part of the home that could have provided more information to internet shoppers and other […]
October 3, 2007

Speaking Of Atomic Las Vegas

Check out this up-coming event on Wednesday @ Atomic Todd:                             Thank you to the great folks at VURB Magazine for the […]
October 2, 2007

Constructive Criticism Makes Us Better

“I really does try to write good. I’s a good speler, (Thanks Mrs. Willson, 3rd Grade). I reed and re-reed and edit everything I’s writen.” And “IT’S” still possible to miss something. Since I’m so […]
October 2, 2007

Las Vegas National Golf Course Meeting Provides Mixed Signals and More Confusion

Well over 100 Paradise Palms residents and many others such as myself, who are concerned for keeping the Las Vegas National Golf Course as a golf course attended a meeting last night with the new […]
October 2, 2007

Las Vegas during the Atomic Era & Beyond – Bomb Shells, Atom Bombs and fabulous PR Stunts

  Pioneer Club Postcard circa 1955 – (Courtesy of the Brian Paco Alvarez Postcard Collection)   By the end of World War II Las Vegas embarked on a nationwide public relations campaign that launched Las […]
October 2, 2007

Worst MLS Photo Of The Day – Photos Should Answer Questions, Not Raise Them

From the “sideways” folder, I bring you these 2 that are from the SAME home. Don’t the sellers see how their home is being marketed? Don’t the agents take pride in their work? Don’t they […]
October 1, 2007

Good News And Wall Street Confidence Sends Dow To Record High

Wall Street began the fourth quarter with a huge rally Monday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average to a record close. Stocks were buoyed by a growing belief that the worst of the credit crisis […]
October 1, 2007

Today’s Re-Run – Architectural Styles You Won’t See In Vintage Las Vegas

From July 31 of the Archive from the old blog   The Very idea of using the word VERY in our title is really a joke of sorts. Since Las Vegas is the “newest” city […]
October 1, 2007

History Project Digs For For The Real Story Of The Boulder Dam

Thursday, Oct. 4th Another Edition of Untold Stories at the Las Vegas Springs Preserve: In 1931, work began on the engineering marvel of its day, Boulder Dam. Engineers had never built a dam of this […]