Who would have ever thought that a little town built in 1931, in the middle of the Mohave desert, far from anything resembling existence, a town built to house the dam workers for what would become Hoover Dam; would one day become home to one of the top film festivals in the world?? Surpise!! It Has!! Boulder City? When I first started to do tours and I learned of … [Read more...] about What is The Dam Short Film Festival?
It's the first week in January and that can only mean one thing. The annual geekfest known as CES has rolled into town and Las Vegas is filled with people and technology! I mean a lot of people. Like 160,000 people from all around the world. They pretty much fill up all the hotel rooms in town. So if you went room shopping for this week and noticed a spike in room rates, … [Read more...] about CES 2019 Day One
The one thing Las Vegas is really good at is blowing things up. We love to have a reason to light up some dynamite and New Year's Eve seems like the best time to do it lately! America's Party! It is called "America's Party" for good reason. Even with near freezing weather, approximately 375,000 people filled the Las Vegas Strip to ring in the New Year with about … [Read more...] about 2019 New Years Eve. Vegas Style!
With the Federal Government shutdown, some of you are asking about what National Parks around Las Vegas are open? Well, I have good news for you, pretty much all of them are. The gates are open at least. But not much more. Call it a National Park Free Day/week. The Christmas Government Shutdown of 2018. What's Open? Grand Canyon National Park The North Rim closed … [Read more...] about National Parks, What’s Open?
When you call Las Vegas home, you gotta get out and play tourist once in a while. And that's what Miss Debbie and I did last week. We went off to see Terry Fator's "A Very Terry Christmas" show at the Mirage. This makes the third time I got to see the 2007 America's Got Talent winner perform in the theater named after him. Well, him, his seven-piece orchestra, his (new) … [Read more...] about Date Night: A Very Terry Christmas