For those of you who know me or have been on a tour with me, you know how obsessed I get with Las Vegas history and the fun of learning something new and interesting. Like the fact that when aviation first began, they used concrete arrows painted yellow to help the early mail carrier pilots find their way to the next airport. These giant concrete arrows were called Beacon … [Read more...] about Finding My Concrete Arrow in Las Vegas
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Welcome to Podcast #246 - Mark and Debbie return! We have had a busy couple of weeks and come to you with lots of good stuff. First, we talk about our Sundance Las Vegas City Lights Helicopter night flight over Las Vegas (awesome). Did we mention that on Easter Sunday, we hiked up a mountain to look at some concrete arrows? Don't worry, she survived this hike without breaking … [Read more...] about 246 Talking About Tape Face and Other Tourist Tidbits!
Last night, my wife Debbie and I decided to play tourist and do the Sundance Helicopters Citylights tour. A great way to see the city and all its lights without all the traffic and crowds! The reservation was quick and easy. The operator was friendly and engaging even after learning we were locals. The tour comes with free limousine pickup at the hotel. Again, being … [Read more...] about Review: Sundance Helicopter Citylights
New construction coming! As we like to say, Las Vegas is always reinventing itself. As Caesars comes out of their bankruptcy with money and land to spare, they decided to take that large parking lot behind the Linq Promenade / High Roller Observation Wheel for what is to be called Caesars Forum. A new 500,000 square foot convention space and meeting center. They plan to … [Read more...] about Ask: Whats being Built behind The Linq?
The team that nobody said could do it, and they said it couldn't do a lot! Did and still does. And on occasion, this fairytale team in the desert city not known for winning franchises falters. Afterall, it is the inaugural year and they have been busy breaking records in the NHL at home as well as away, so we do need to give them a little bit of slack! This past week, my … [Read more...] about The Knights Fall to the Wild