Keep your eyes on the road and your hands upon the wheel. Good advice in the ’70s, and even better today: The National Safety Council estimates that, nationwide, 24 percent of 1.3 million crashes in 2010 were a result of texting or talking on the phone. Which is why we love the state law that went into effect in January making it illegal to use your cellphone while driving. Now if only drivers would just obey the law … The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported in May that Metro police officers perched at the corner of Tropicana and Rainbow one afternoon pulled over 120 motorists and “90 were cited for talking or texting on their cellphones without a hands-free device.”
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Gorillaz are coming to Las Vegas for the first time ever. 2016’s Grammy winner for best new artist, Chance the Rapper, will return. English rockers Muse will bring their dizzying live show to the streets of Downtown. And that’s just the top of an eclectic bill that features more than 70 acts, along with comedy, interactive art installations, a group art exhibit featuring the work of Mark Ryden, Tara McPherson and Shepard Fairey and much more. Last year saw more than 137,000 attendees trod the festival footprint. Who’s ready for more?
Best of the City 2016
Our seventh annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best place to fix your speeding ticket to the best Bloody Mary.