Places That Aren't Here Anymore Presentation This Thursday

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This Thursday, June 7th,  Historian Dennis McBride and I will be presenting "Places That Aren't Here Anymore", 

Join us for a trip down memory lane we share stories and images of iconic and beloved places that were once part of the Las Vegas landscape. From the Alpine Village to the Cinerama Dome with an emphasis on a variety of restaurants, movie theaters, bars and everyday places will be highlighted.

Clark County Library 

7:00 pm

1401 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119

Admission is free

We hope to see you there!

Happy Easter from Classic Las Vegas!

We are wishing everyone a Happy Easter.

Here's a look back at some Easter celebrations in various Las Vegas neighborhoods (feel free to share yours!):

 Easter in Charleston Heights

Easter in Charleston Heights

 Easter in the Huntridge District-The Kingham sisters

Easter in the Huntridge District-The Kingham sisters

 The Kingham sisters and mom

The Kingham sisters and mom

 Still looking happy at another Easter celebration in Charleston Heights

Still looking happy at another Easter celebration in Charleston Heights

Neon-Gone But Not Forgotten

Up until about ten years ago, neon was king in Las Vegas. But with technology changing so quickly, LED and video screens soon became the dominant signage. To my mind, the LED and video screens lack the warmth and whimsy of the neon signs that used to dot the Las Vegas landscape from downtown to the Strip to the surburbs, neon was everywhere.

Here's a look back at some the ones that we used to have: