Today, many hope China will help the Las Vegas economy pull out of a recession. Economists say without changes the state could suffer for the next 20 years. Brief History of Chinese Influence and Nevada One hundred and fifty years ago in Nevada, those in the area did not know how to get the gold … [Read more...] about Will Chinese Development Help the Economy in Las Vegas Recover?
Las Vegas weddings are still one of the best great venues for couples to say "I Do" despite the Las Vegas economy. I recently attended a wedding at the luxurious Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino. They did a beautiful job making a meaningful and special wedding for my nephew and his … [Read more...] about Stop Waiting for the Las Vegas Economy to Recover
Have you tried to find parking in Las Vegas lately? The City of Las Vegas has made it a little confusing to put it mildly. It's one reason that I make it a point to park in a Casino garage rather than on the street when I venture downtown. It is probably even more of a problem for Las Vegas … [Read more...] about Parking in Las Vegas—Keeping it Simple
The reports are still rolling in that Trey Pennington committed suicide. Trey was a well-known social media expert. He was a keynote speaker and social media trainer. His career seemed to be exploding. Trey’s Twitter account shows he was following 109,958 people and had 111,175 followers. At the … [Read more...] about Trey Pennington Committed Suicide–Inner Demons
The Strip does more for the locals here than just provide a fantastic view and place to go when you are up for a five-star restaurant or night on the town. It is the dividing point of East vs. West. Most of us have a definite preference over what side of the city we consider the best. Las Vegas … [Read more...] about East vs. West—the Las Vegas Great Divide
Las Vegas Memories A couple days ago I spoke with my "Vegas Mom" on the phone. The reason I call her that is a long story that I might divulge here at a later time. For now we'll just call her Mom. She moved to Las Vegas around 1974 and worked as a Keno Runner at the Stardust. She was there for … [Read more...] about Las Vegas Memories