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Vegas Dove Thumb

In The Constant Gaze Of The Mourning Dove

Nature thrives in Las Vegas

There is a palpable demand in my Las Vegas backyard. A flock of doves, vigilant, awaits fresh seed in the feeder. Perched in the hundred-year-old olive tree, they look like creamy puffballs, an occasional beak preening a wing feather or rubbing a cushiony breast. Nine today. I count them from …more In The Constant Gaze Of The Mourning Dove

Vegas Shoe Feature

Get A Load Of Those Feet!

Naughty feet star at Las Vegas nightclubs

Ranked first for nightlife among the cities of the world—surpassing Rio, Ibiza, New York and all the rest—Las Vegas is also first in club fashion. Which is where the shoes come in. Not just any shoes. These are shoes that could stop a semi on the L.A.-Salt Lake City run …more Get A Load Of Those Feet!

Peppermill Restaurant, Las Vegas

Meet Me At The Fern Bar

Las Vegas Peppermill conceals a secret garden

I’m adding The Peppermill in Las Vegas to my Favorite Restaurants in the World list—right alongside the Gare de Bonnieux in Provence, Les Delices in Alexandria, Egypt, and the Dioforo in Athens. It takes its place not as purveyor of extraordinary food—braised veal cheeks daubed with wild rosemary is an …more Meet Me At The Fern Bar

Las Vegas Wetlands Park Nature Preserve

Grunting My Way To Realization

The Las Vegas Wetlands Park Nature Preserve really exists

It was the grunt of the Great Blue Heron that did it. Taking small, gawky steps, it surveyed the edge of the island, its Pompadour headdress elegant but slightly deflated, like a second-hand evening gown. Through the binoculars, it looked back at me—”glare” would not be too strong a word—and …more Grunting My Way To Realization