Friday, May 27, 2011

Tropicana Before And After (And During)

 Tropicana two years ago and today.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Newly Remodelled Tropicana

Luckily they left the beautiful stained glass ceiling alone - it's still there - but everything else is spanking new. I love the way they use giant photos as part of the decor - gives it a modern feel. Really well done.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Helldorado Rodeo

Lots of fun and patriotism at the rodeo, but what are they doing to that poor little calf?

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Sahara At The Moment Of Closing

As the last customers leave, a handwritten note goes up "Be back soon!". Oh, really?

Monday, May 16, 2011

Helldorado Parade

Chris Giunchigliani, running for Mayor, leading her troops to victory. Just how old are these saloon girls?

Friday, May 13, 2011

The Final Days Of The Sahara

Been here for almost 60 years, lately run down, well past its heyday of glamor. But it anchored my neighborhood - don't want to think what this will do to the northern part of the Strip.

Monday, May 9, 2011

First Friday In Vegas

First Friday is a street fair downtown with an arts theme... and street performers and lots of food.

Friday, May 6, 2011

Goldfinger Comes To Vegas

Don't know about the wisdom of painting yourself gold from top to toe - look what happened in Goldfinger. Breakdancers entertained while the paint dried on the contestants at the Arts Factory.

Monday, May 2, 2011

Body Painting Contest At Arts Factory

I was going to have my body painted, but someone had to take the photos.