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It really says something that there’s no single iconic image that sums up Nevada. That speaks volumes about our state’s diversity, complexity, richness, and, yes, strangeness.
In You and You and You, Mikayla Whitmore uses a glass pane to distort her subjects — and reveal their true selves.
Whatever the season, Sedona rewards those who love the great outdoors — and the cozy indoors.
Take a scenic detour off Interstate 17 by exiting onto AZ 89A, toward Sedona.
Where desert meets forest, Prescott is North Central Arizona’s sleeper destination.
This desert metropolis can make you dizzy with options. Here’s our must-do list.
Once a sleepy railroad town, Flagstaff is all grown up.
Built along a jumbled, rocky canyon in the scrubby high desert between Flagstaff and Phoenix, the experimental town of Arcosanti is a place of pilgrimage for people who love architecture and design.
A five-part sensory experience of Las Vegas
Three elements make a great public space. Enclosure. Delight. And a view. While large public spaces are not a Vegas specialty, there are small spots here and there if you know where to look.
Whether they showcase art, light, space, or eclectic finds, these four homes celebrate their owners’ passions and pastimes.
As professional sports take the valley by storm, youth programs are teaching grit and good sportsmanship — and creating tomorrow’s stars.
These coaches, mentors, and role models inspire kids to excel in more than sports.
Parents must be their child-athlete’s staunchest advocates when it comes to recognizing and treating head injuries on Southern Nevada’s fields, courts, and rinks.
What our readers say is the best of the city, not the pretty-goodest of the city, or the premium mediocre of the city.
Find out about the best places to take your family and enjoy the public places in Las Vegas.
Tacos might simply be hand-held tortillas folded on three sides around fillings, but they come in a plethora of styles, and local taqueria Leticia’s seems to have mastered them all. These tacos and more that are considered the best food of the city!
Love is the Cirque du Soleil you could watch with your eyes closed, hearing The Beatles remixed through 7,000 speakers. This and other entertainment is part of our Best in the City compilation.
It's time to jump in to our annual superlative-o-pediatm of the best things in Las Vegas, from hamburgers to hikes - all curated by us, your trusted Desert Companion experts. Let's get besting!
A gambler. A mobster. A muckraker. In 1989, the deaths of three very different Vegas icons closed an era that shaped our modern city.
When the Mirage opened in 1989 — a collage of the best ideas in resort tourism — it transformed the Strip, the gaming business, and Las Vegas.
From politics to entertainment to the environment, events from 1989 still send ripples through Southern Nevada today.
“That was the year we started making Saturday Fright at the Movies on Channel 33! I was the host, Count Cool Rider, a vampire who loved Elvis and everything Las Vegas..."
Sometimes, you just love someone sooo much you wanna get them something unreasonably fancy.
It's map time here at Desert Companion, so we've handcrafted a batch of charts and graphics to help you see Las Vegas in ways that the GPS lady can't. Safe travels!