Best Unheralded Green Effort

If you love Las Vegas’ nearby nature, Get Outdoors Nevada offers opportunities throughout the year to take care of it. Volunteers plant native flora, restore trails, clean up graffiti, haul away litter and improve habitat. It’s a great way to spend a day at Red Rock, Mount Charleston, Lake Mead or the Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex. On July 30, Get Outdoors Nevada holds its Spring Mountains Sweep the Peak event at Mount Charleston.

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The Light Savers

The Light Savers

Once upon a time, in the 1970s to be more precise, a man and woman traveled from Argentina to Las Vegas to get married. They stayed at the Stardust. The atomic-age mushroom-cloud marquee sign captivated their imagination, and they had several photographs taken with it gleaming in the background.