Posts tagged as: Neon Museum

Neon Museum’s La Concha Visitor’s Center one for the history books

Neon Museum’s La Concha Visitor’s Center one for the history books

Something old gets a new title. The retro La Concha visitor’s center at the Neon Museum has just been added to the Nevada State Register of Historic Places. No offense to those born before the ’60s but in Vegas years, this building is downright antique. Built in 1961, this former motel lobby was disassembled and […]

20 Things to do in Vegas for under 20 bucks

20 Things to do in Vegas for under 20 bucks

With a flood of flashy Vegas pics on newsfeeds everywhere, lots of people think you have to be a high roller to get the full experience. But there’s plenty of stuff to do in Vegas that doesn’t require an Amex Black Card. Here’s how to ball on a budget with our list of 20 things […]

Free lecture showcases architect behind famous Las Vegas lobby

Free lecture showcases architect behind famous Las Vegas lobby

If you’ve ever pondered the curious shell-shaped building that serves as the Neon Museum’s visitor center, now’s your chance to learn more. Museum Scholar in Residence Dr. Leslie Luebbers will talk in depth about the La Concha Motel lobby’s architect, the late Paul Revere Williams, during a free lecture in honor of African-American History month at 7 […]

Neon Museum celebrates Stardust signs and showgirls

Neon Museum celebrates Stardust signs and showgirls

Once upon a sign … I mean, a time … showgirls ruled the Las Vegas stage. “We were like the Cirque shows,” said former “Lido de Paris” showgirl Lou Anne Harrison Chessik during a panel discussion on Stardust Showgirls last week at the Neon Museum. “We were in every hotel on the Strip.” Part of […]

The 10 best places to snap photos in Vegas

The 10 best places to snap photos in Vegas

Do you want to impress your family and friends with unforgettable pictures from your trip to Las Vegas? You know they’re going to ask to see them! So here’s a list of 10 of the most iconic spots in and around the city. These are must-visit places that should be prominently featured in your photo […]

Picture yourself here

Picture yourself here

Whether you’re an avid planker, or you want to get the perfect Facebook profile picture or just want to impress your friends and prove that “Yes, I was there,” there are many spots in Vegas for breathtaking, silly or otherwise unique portrait opportunities. Here is but a sampling of locations: Very Big Views: Voodoo Lounge […]

Vegas gambles on public art

Vegas gambles on public art

By Jorge Labrador VEGAS.com There is a new wave of headliners in Las Vegas. You won’t see their names on the Las Vegas Strip’s big marquees, even though some of them are known around the world. You won’t find them in the city’s showrooms, theaters or lounges. Instead, you can find their craft on the […]

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