Posts tagged as: Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday: A Hell-Raising Parade

Flashback Friday: A Hell-Raising Parade

In honor of the 75th Annual Helldorado Days we take a look back at the 1953 celebration with this picture of the Clark County Sheriff’s posse riding down Fremont Street under the watchful eye of Vegas Vic. The procession was part of the annual Helldorado parade. This year’s Helldorado parade is Saturday from 7 p.m. to 9 [...]

Flashback Friday: Spit and a shine

Flashback Friday: Spit and a shine

Vegas Vicki gets her boots shined by Rodney Patrick of Ad-Art Sign Company in November, 1980. At the time this photo was taken the casino Vicki adorned, Glitter Gulch, was owned by Bob Stupak. Stupak is perhaps best known for building the Stratosphere Hotel Casino which opened in 1996. Vegas Vicki is also known as Sassy [...]

Flashback Friday: Boo Boo, Where’s Yogi?

Flashback Friday: Boo Boo, Where’s Yogi?

Trying to break the bank in Vegas proves to be extra challenging when Boo Boo, an 850-pound performing bear, is at the blackjack tables. Boo Boo thought Joyce Hutchings (left), really should have taken an extra card. This photo was taken in 1969, when Boo Boo and five other bears, performed at Circus Circus. Circus [...]

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