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Visiting Vegas Now

The iconic marquees of the Las Vegas Strip and throughout the Las Vegas Valley are displaying a message of strength, unity, and gratitude in support of the destination. The digital signs on hotels and attractions included an image of the Las Vegas Strip and the words, “We’ve been there for you during the good times. Thank you for being there for us now. #VegasStrong.” The tribute started Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 6:30 p.m. and was scheduled to run for the next 24 hours. Photo credit: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau

Helping a City Overcome a Tragedy with Tourist Dollars I love Las Vegas for a thousand campy reasons—the lights, the glitz, the music of the Sex and the City slot machine. I love the show girls posing for photos on…

Recreational Learning: Las Vegas

A siren at Treasure Island in Las Vegas Photo credit: M. Ciavardini

Las Vegas mystifies me with its round-the-clock gambling venues (breakfast and a roll of the dice?), pedestrian routes geared toward moving more walkers through casinos, and homeless people sleeping on walkways. Even in the spare-no-wattage glare of Sin City, real-world…

To Vegas for the Culture?

Shows, Museum Exhibits, Art, and More! I head to Las Vegas because it’s not New York, in winter. I head to Las Vegas because I can, because it’s there, because on my last visit I had to stay in a…