03 Mar 2017

Fatal Plane Crash Took Life Of Famous Actress

Fatal plane crash takes life of beloved Hollywood star. It was 75 years ago, January 16, 1942, that a tragic and fatal commercial airline crash occurred around Las Vegas’ McCarran Airport. This tragedy took the life of a Hollywood icon. At the time, she and her husband were two of the most

01 Mar 2017

10 Cool Less Known Things About Las Vegas

This is just fun reading for Vegas lovers. This isn’t a quiz. It is just a compilation of 10 not-so-well-known facts about Las Vegas. There is nothing common about our favorite city. Hope you enjoy these tidbits and trivia points. Next time you are in Las Vegas, maybe you will think of

28 Feb 2017

Entrance Fee Was Charged At This Casino

Anyone who has been to Las Vegas knows that you don’t have to pay an entrance fee at casinos. However, there was one casino that at one time did exactly that. This, thankfully, was not an idea that caught on as has parking and resort fees have. There was a

26 Feb 2017

Flooding Caught Vegas Residents Off Guard

Usually, flooding is not on the minds of Vegas residents. In fact, with only 4 inches of rain per year on average, the idea of flooding is far removed from most people’s minds. But, it can happen. It did happen in 1999, and it was bad. Maybe your were there?

25 Feb 2017

Squad Cars Pull Up And End A Golden Era

It was December 2, 1940. A small caravan of squad cars came to a stop on Block 16. Block 16 was the red light district that evolved in the first year, 1905, of Las Vegas as an established town. Here, men and women would mix for drinking, partying, and sexual activity. Block

23 Feb 2017

Martian Like Landscapes Lures Movie Crews To Vegas

Where can you go and find Martian like landscapes and other natural wonders? Actually, just a short distance from the other worldly Las Vegas Strip. You can travel less than an hour north of Las Vegas and you will find a place that might convince you that you have left

19 Feb 2017

Correcting The Bogus Bugsy Siegel Myths

So much that we know, or think we know, about Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel is all wrong. There are things that need correcting. Movies and books about this famous mobster, in many cases, have presented a false narrative. We have been led  to believe certain things that are not even close to

14 Feb 2017

Trivia Tidbits You Haven’t Heard About Las Vegas

There are countless websites, books, videos, and blogs that highlight Las Vegas trivia. Some trivia points are fairly common and appear, at one time or another, on most trivia outlets, including this one. Long time Vegas lovers know these basic tidbits. In this article, we want to offer some Las

13 Feb 2017

Story of the Strip And The Man Who Named It

Many people, because of the movies and television programs think Bugsy Siegel was a visionary and foresaw the future of the Las Vegas Strip. This is not the case. Not even close. So, if he was not that person, who was? What is the true story about the visionary who did see

11 Feb 2017

Celebrities Got Hitched In Las Vegas-Big List

Las Vegas is where numerous celebrities got hitched in Las Vegas over the years. Many have untied the knot there too. It works both ways. Vegas is the place for quickie marriages and divorces. If you drive Las Vegas Boulevard up the Strip all the way to the Fremont Street area, you will