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April 27, 2018


Travelers who use short-term residential rentals as an alternative to traditional hotels enjoy cost savings and “living like a local.” Property owners, or “hosts,” enjoy extra income generated by renting out a spare bedroom they’re […]
March 10, 2009

Don’t Tell Mama Grand Opening In Fremont Street Entertainment District Of Downtown Las Vegas

Last night was the grand opening party. Mayor Goodman and Councilman Ricky Barlow were on hand to do the ribbon cutting honors. The Owner, Ming, in the center,  operated the original (and still going strong) […]
March 6, 2008

The Skinny On First Friday’s 944 Hosted Bar/Fashion Show

Where: Brass Lounge, Fremont & Las Vegas Blvd. Upstairs at Hennessey’s Tavern to the left of the escalators. When: 6–9pm, Friday March 7th. Who: Tru Talent Management, some amazing local designers & models.  Music by […]
November 21, 2007

Learning from Las Vegas and About Las Vegas…

By Brian Paco Alvarez   As a curator and urban historian I am constantly looking up new sources of information about my native home. As Steve and Jack can tell you Paco has books. I […]
November 9, 2007

Space Age Architecture Survives In The Vintage Urban Core Of Las Vegas

Moonlight Bus Tour Of Mid Mod Las Vegas – Part 6 After a surprise midnite cocktail party at the “Caddy Shack”, MaryMargaret’s fantastic Paradise Palms time capsule of mid century modernism, we headed over to […]
October 21, 2007

Creating An Urban Core and Downtown That We Can Call Home

Saturday Morning was the last field trip of the Citizens Leadership Academy. We were led by Scott Adams, the Director of the Las Vegas Redevelopment Agency. The RDA is charged with recruiting new business and […]
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 […]
September 30, 2007

Las Vegas’ Last Mid-Century Drag – Lower Fremont & The Boulder Strip

If you drive along Fremont Street, East of Las Vegas Boulevard you will observe a collection of vintage motels and businesses that time forgot. These endangered properties are some of the last vestiges of mid-century […]