It's impossible to miss, even next to the likes of a fire-spitting praying mantis and a park made of storage containers.
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From Greg Maddux to Andre Agassi, many of the world’s renowned athletes were born in the Las Vegas valley. But while some of Vegas’ best have hung up their uniforms for good, here’s a look at the this year’s top-performing valley-born athletes.
This week an almost morbid Instagram account made the rounds highlighting, well, as the name says, sad topographies. Las Vegas has a few of its own oddly named spots.
Dubbed as one of Nevada's oldest businesses, the first Silver State brothels date back to the early 1800s. How much do you know about brothels in Nevada?
Because there are so many residents who weren't originally from Las Vegas, when restaurants and stores expand into the valley, Las Vegas likes to welcome them with open arms.
While Las Vegas’ historic bars are slowly getting erased in favor of modern, more upscale watering holes, few reminders of the town’s old bar scene still exist.
Southern Nevada legend has it that during the five years of Hoover Dam construction, some workers were killed on the job and accidentally buried in the dam’s cement structure.
Beer, wine or perhaps a spirit? No, UNLV isn't offering you a drink — not really — but a course that specializes in the specific beverages. The three separate courses are only a few of the university's more unique course offerings.
One in every 52 Las Vegas men are "sugar daddies," ranking Nevada’s largest city third on the popular dating website’s list of most sugar daddies per capita in North America.
Fall has finally arrived in Las Vegas — well, a little bit.... okay, not really. It may technically be autumn, but, as locals know, the Las Vegas Valley's a little bit away from truly experiencing it.
Whether you've just moved here, you've always resided in Henderson or you've just never heard of it, the Huntridge was an important staple in Las Vegas for decades.
In all of Clark County’s roughly 40 combined cities and unincorporated communities, only one area is gaming free. Why is gambling illegal in Boulder City?
There's a chance on a family road trip you've stopped at the Four Corners Monument, where you can stand in four states at once — Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah. On the edges of Nevada, there are similar "trip-point" spots.
The first day of fall means it's time to unpack the sweaters, grab a few light scarves and switch back to hot tea or coffee — unless you live in Las Vegas.
When a group of friends became fed up with the representation of the solar system in models and images, they drove to Black Rock Desert in Northern Nevada to create an accurate visual scale of the universe.
The next emoji update won't happen until sometime in November, but it won't add very many location images. Las Vegas, one of the most iconic cities in North America, deserves some of its own.
With more than half of Nevada's population living in and around Reno or Las Vegas, that leaves more than a million people scattered around the seventh largest state. Have you seen it all?
Planning your wedding for Las Vegas isn't anything new, as the city has dozens of stand-alone chapels and many, many more spread out around the valley and inside hotels.
If you're passing through Las Vegas, one thing is true — you're going to want to go home with the best pictures. If you live in Las Vegas, there are more than enough ways to get the best shot of that sunset or storm — but you're going to need a vantage point that isn't your patio.
With so many people switching from cable to streaming, many Las Vegans are losing their precious sports networks. Thankfully, the valley is filled with sports bars and lounges offering anything from game day specials to betting to in-house competitions.
McCarran International Airport, one of two airports in the world to have slot machines, started out serving a few thousand people in the late 1940s, growing to 1 million in 1959 and now serving over 40 million travelers as one of the busiest airports in the U.S.
A quick search of the word "pogonip" on Twitter will pull up a long list of tweets asking what the word even means, in response to a guide to each state's unofficial state word. But according to an interactive map posted by Slate, Nevada's unofficial state word is pogonip, according to linguistics research focused on slang words.
For some, adventurous means not knowing what type of vegetable they're eating, and for others, it's knowing you're eating a duck embryo wrapped in raw pig intestine. Either way, Las Vegas is a great place to leave your culinary comfort zone.