Independence Day Roundup: See you on July 4th! Or the 7th! Whenever?
June 28th, 2012
If you're completely thrown off by the Fourth falling on a Wednesday this year, we don't blame you. This year, the celebration starts early and ends late. Read more »
The Latest Thought
The Two-Year Turnaround
How long does it take for a newcomer to fall for this town?
March 1st, 2012
I got a lot of advice before moving to Las Vegas in April 2010, most of which fell into two categories: 1) “Don’t,” and 2) “I got really drunk at Caesars Palace in ’06 and puked on a slot machine. You’ll love it!” Which is to say that the advice, sourced exclusively from people who had never lived here, was worthless. Many such opinions are, because in the final analysis any place is what you make of it. Some people are happy living in Nebraska, apparently. Read more »
A Click Down Memory Lane
August 25th, 2011
In our famously transient city, someone who remembers what the Strip looked like before Bellagio opened—or when the most famous Hilton in town was the hotel-casino instead of the spoiled heiress—is practically regarded as an old-timer. But leave it to Facebook to help separate the true Vegas veterans from the relative newcomers. Read more »