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Viva Las Vegas! Sign at Charlie's

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August 16, 2018

Online auctions are a way to make money, but they’re more than that. These creative fund-raising websites introduce participants to a worldwide marketplace of buyers and collectors. www.lvnmauction.com invites you to sign up and bid for a number of items from its selection of art and other services. Below is a Q&A with Linda Anderle,… Read More ›

Gypsy Spirit open for business

Judy Boles, the creative energy behind Gypsy Spirit, is from Cape Cod, Mass. Although she was born in Boston, she lived mostly on the Cape until she moved to New Mexico in 2010. Judy studied dental hygiene after high school and worked in that field for about eight years. On a whim, she applied for… Read More ›

Viva Las Vegas! Sign at Charlie's

What makes Las Vegas special II

Earlier in February I wrote a post asking, “What makes Las Vegas special?” I posted a similar question on Facebook. I got such great feedback from the Facebook post, I decided to print all the responses here and share them. These responses tell the story of Las Vegas from the heart of the people who… Read More ›

What makes Las Vegas special?

I’ve been giving this a lot of thought, especially since I have accepted an assignment to write an article about that very thing. Face it, if you live here you are in one of two camps: There’s nothing special about Las Vegas! There’s everything special about Las Vegas! What I want to know, is what… Read More ›

Patti Romero

Historical photos gain new life

(NOTE: For an overview of this book’s development, go to Historical photo book arriving soon on this website.) “How can the Friends (of the City of Las Vegas Museum) help to get this important resource more accessible to the public?” That was the question board members considered when they discovered the museum had many archived historical… Read More ›

Range Cafe Las Vegas, NM

The Range Café at the Plaza

Ordinary food done extraordinarily well From the website: The original Range Café was started in 1992 by Tom Fenton and Matt DiGregory in Bernalillo, N.M., in a funky, 56-seat former gas station. In 1995 the original building was destroyed by a devastating fire. In 1996 the Range Café opened in its current location and has… Read More ›

Tim Hagaman

Outlaws at Jan. 27 Saturday @ the Museum

Featuring actor and writer Tim Hagaman Tim Hagaman describes himself as an actor, writer and speaker, cultural economic development promoter, and film historian. He grew up in the mid-west and attributes a lifetime of experiences to his love for history and the great outdoors. “Raised a Midwesterner from Peoria and now 26 years living in… Read More ›

Henrietta Martinez Christmas

Four to be honored at annual banquet

LVCCHP celebrates 41 years of service  Award winning author Henrietta Martinez Christmas will be the guest speaker at the annual Las Vegas Citizens’ Committee for Historic Preservation banquet on Saturday, Jan. 27, at Charlie’s Event Center on Douglas Avenue. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner begins at 6 p.m. Christmas is a respected historical researcher… Read More ›

ORP: An online local magazine

One Roof Publishing Magazine will continue to provide local events and activities news in addition to features like Q&A articles about interesting people, book reviews, arts news and what journalists refer to as “soft news,” which is why ORP is a magazine and not a news site. I have no interest in covering city, county… Read More ›

Las Vegas Book

Historical photo book arriving soon

It has been years in the making, but the book of historical Las Vegas photos, sponsored by the Friends of the City of Las Vegas Museum, is in the final stage of approval for publication. This has been a long process and a costly one, but the Friends had a worthy goal in mind and… Read More ›

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