Tag Archives: Mojave

Flamingo Casino

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Vegas' nightclubs market revealing names

Blush. Surrender. Presumably, in a Haze. The roll call of Vegas nightclubs slips from the tongue like figs from the tree—heavy with innuendo, oozing with the promise of pleasure. In the primeval Paradise, God caused a knowing Adam to name all the things in our world. Here, too, in Sin …more Rumor: Spread It

Vegas Christmas Cactus

Vegas Does Christmas

The Ethel M Holiday Cactus Lighting rings in the season

Christmas, the theatrical season of excess, syncs perfectly with Las Vegas, the theatrical city of extremes. Cue the cocktail waitresses in saucy fur-trimmed minis, monumental snowflakes flaunting their fractals, roasted pheasant stuffed with white truffles, carolers belting out holiday show tunes. Even the Santa sitting in an elegant, out-sized throne …more Vegas Does Christmas

The Las Vegas Springs Preserve

Viewing The Mojave In A Petri Dish

The Las Vegas Springs Preserve blooms in the heart of the city

Lift your eyes from the Vegas Strip and behold the Mojave Desert: it wraps Sin City in a cowl of austerity, emanates from empty lots downtown, etches the edge of the suburbs with Zen-like clarity. It thrums beneath our feet. But most visitors to Las Vegas never venture into the …more Viewing The Mojave In A Petri Dish