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May 16, 2011

Sahara Hotel – The Last Of The Original Las Vegas Strip Hotels

There’s been plenty of coverage, and not much left to say about the Sahara Hotel. Our old friend Lynn at the Classic Las Vegas Blog has lots of fun pictures, and some great memories of […]
April 29, 2009

Trent Carlini Opens New Show – Elvolution

Our favorite Elvis Tribute Artist is Trent Carlini. He’s been around for 20 years, and won ABC’s  “The Next Best Thing” contest show last year. Friday night was the grand opening press party and show at the Steve […]
July 1, 2008

Untold Stories: The Las Vegas Strip: The Early Years

Everyone thinks they know the real history of the Las Vegas Strip.  But did you know that Bugsy Siegel didn’t build the Flamingo Hotel from scratch?  Do you know who the first nude showgirl was?  […]
May 29, 2008

Mid Century Modern Will Never Die – It Just Reinvents Itself In Las Vegas

Thanks to Brian Paco Alvarez for reminding me that I need to check in at Vegas Today and Tommorow more often. The Fountainbleau hotel which is under construction just north of the Riviera seems to […]
January 11, 2008

Urban Development Update

Via Urban Historian – Brian Paco Alvarez Hello Everyone,   Las Vegas’ first Travel Lodge on Las Vegas Boulevard and Circus Circus is being demolished as we speak. The motel rooms are still standing for […]
November 16, 2007

Friends Of Classic Las Vegas Fundraiser Tomorrow

This is the final reminder regarding the Friends of Classic Las Vegas Fundraiser this Saturday, Nov. 17th. This is an Open House/Soiree in a restored mid-century historic home in fabulous Downtown Las Vegas.  The Open […]
November 16, 2007

Street Spam Is Just As Ugly As Graffiti –

There’s another pervasive form of SPAM that I had never thought of as Spam. But it’s just as annoying, distracting, ugly and illegal. So I guess the word Spam is appropriate. I got a call […]
November 13, 2007

Frontier Hotel Implosion Saddens The Las Vegas Historic Preservation Community

The Frontier Hotel is a pile of rubble now, but it was a true icon of “Vintage Las Vegas”. In case you don’t have a tv, here’s a link to the KLAS-TV Channel 8 videos of […]
November 6, 2007

The Rat Pack In Front Of The Sands Hotel Is The Iconic Las Vegas Photo Of All Time

The Moonlight Mid Mod Bus Tour – Part 4 It took something REALLY exciting like a moonlight bus tour of Modernist Las Vegas to get me onto the strip on a Friday Night. But there […]
November 3, 2007

Moonlight Tour of The Mid Century Modern Heritage of Las Vegas

Chris Nichols author of  “The Leisure Architecture of Wayne McAllister” was a featured speaker yesterday at the Vegas Valley Book Festival. He also graciously conducted the tour along with MaryMargaret from the Atomic Age Alliance. The Wiki […]