Who was Helen J. Stewart? What was it like to survive the PEPCON explosion? Read about our first (and worst) treasurer ever, the loneliest governor, and tales of impeachment, murder and more! Enjoy all the great (and not so great) moments in the history of the Silver State by reading about them in Issuu.
Whether you're shopping for co-workers, tykes, tweens or the love of your life, this season's gifts will please with a blend of function and style. The office coffee may not taste the best, but your co-worker will look fabulous drinking it in a Henri Bendel I Heart HB coffee cup.
During its peak as a silver-rich boomtown in the 1870s, Pioche was a rough place marked by frequent gunfights, fistfights, you-name-it-fights. Its infamous Boot Hill cemetery is a testament to its trigger-happy ways.
Whether it’s clothing, knickknacks, furniture or toys, the post-recession abundance of thrift stores means you can find sweet vintage stuff in some unlikely spots — and for some unlikely prices. Tip: Visit in the mornings for first crack at each day’s new merch.
Weeer weeer weeer! Wuuurrrgg wuurrg wuuurg! The sounds coming from Joel Ferguson’s pedal steel guitar are banshee moans and wolf growls, flaming jets of sex, venom and blood. And that’s just him noodling around on a recent afternoon in his home studio.
Though it’s dominated by McCarran International Airport at one end, the walled-off mystery of Wayne Newton’s estate at the other, and the vast acreage of Sunset Park in between, this stretch of Sunset Road still harbors a few surprises — fine coffee, boutique foodstuffs, offbeat shopping and, thankfully, Batman suits.
The history of Nevada is a history of extraction. Whether it’s coaxing crops from difficult soil, cracking open mountains for gold, even skimming casino money or milking tourists, the impulse to squeeze a profit from unlikely places seems embedded in Nevadan DNA.
The remote Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park in central Nevada is filled with slumbering fossils from hundreds of millions of years ago. But in recent years, this sleepy paleo-park has become a flashpoint of scientific controversy — and now it may just be ground zero for a new understanding of aquatic life in the ancient sea that once covered Nevada.
Need a good cry? Well, gird up your tear ducts for this high-intensity workout: Musical artist Mariza is a renowned performer and interpreter of fado, Portugal’s notoriously sad folk music that’ll turn your heart into a wailing smoothie of inconsolable lament. Enjoy! Mariza performs 7:30p Nov.