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Mark your calendar now to bring your family to a city of Las Vegas park near you for free pop-up fun. There will be arts, crafts, s...
While the holiday is an opportunity to bring together families and good food, those who celebrate Thanksgiving should take a few precauti...
Las Vegas City Council met on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Below are some agenda items that may be of interest...
The City Council has approved a new ordinance that will prohibit the use or possession of certain types of weapons downtown. T...
This soccer-themed park is located near St. Louis and Maryland Parkway. With a budget of $8.8 million, it will feature turf socc...
Persons with a disability may request accommodations or assistance to participate in the solicitation process by contacting Purchasing &a...
In this episode, we talk about the future of our parks and recreation program. Communications Director David Riggleman introduces listene...
Las Vegas City Council met on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 9 a.m. Below are some agenda items that may be of interest....
A new ordinance aimed at getting the city’s homeless population off the streets and connected with services has been approved by the City...
Symphony Park is seeing an exciting period of growth. This means vacant parcels once available for parking are now going to be home to wo...
On your Republic Services Bill, you have likely noticed an environmental surcharge added by the city of Las Vegas.LVMC 9.08.245(A) allo...
Who doesn’t like things stuffed in between two pieces of bread? (If you answered “me,” you should stop reading this now, even th...
The Las Vegas Days Parade (formerly known as Helldorado Parade), an annual cowboy-themed event celebrating Las Vegas’ tribute to the Wild...
The city is continually working to improve the well-being of all people living in our community. Our planning team is constantly looking ...
Las Vegas Planning Commission will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m. Below are some agenda items that may be of interest.&...
Members of Las Vegas Fire and Rescue and other community partners were recently awarded for excellence. Here are some of the awards:D...
Looking for fun Halloween events for your kids in Las Vegas? We've got something fun for all ages to do below! Some activiti...
Las Vegas City Council met on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 9 a.m. Below are some agenda items that may be of interes...
Studying to become a US Citizen in Las Vegas? We offer monthly classes at the Derfelt Senior Center to help you prepare. You'll learn...
We’ve received some questions about a proposed new ordinance that deals with domestic violence charges. Here is some background on the &a...
The Las Vegas City Council unanimously voted in favor of allowing parking tickets issued between Oct. 16 and Nov. 16, 2019&n...
Nevada is the selfiest state in America, and most of those selfies happen in Las Vegas. There are more selfies taken per capita here than...
Tim Burton art comes to Las Vegas in a way it’s never been experienced before! From Oct. 15, 2019 to Feb. 15, 2020, The Neon Museum hosts...
Want to get your kids moving this fall? Or want to help them develop their basketball skills? We offer basketball skills classes at rec c...
Spaghetti, rotini, ravioli, fusilli, penne, lasagna and more, there is no shortage of pasta types, and in Las Vegas, we have just as many...
A house fire can happen to you. Last year, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue responded to 107,182 incidents. Do you know what to do du...
Las Vegas has become a foodie hotspot, and any great foodie tour ends with dessert. For some of us, foodie tours also begin with dessert....
Would you know what to do to save a life?Recent events have made us painfully aware how lethal gunshot wounds can be.Even beyond gunsho...
The Planning Commission will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 6 p.m.. Below are some agenda items that may be of interest. G...
Are you doing enough to ensure you are safe and secure online? October is National Cybersecurity Month, which aims to raise awareness abo...
There is no shortage of great tacos in the city of Las Vegas. Whether you’re looking for a Las Vegas taco Tuesday or a late-night taco ca...
All activities are subject to change. For links to facilities, programs, classes and activities, visit https://www.lasv...
We’ve all heard it, “If you see something, say something.” But what should you report and how do you report it? We sat down with...
The Las Vegas community came together to build a new community healing garden in response to the Oct. 1 tragedy, when a lone gunman kille...
The city of Las Vegas continues to be a hub for innovation and technology with the opening of the new International Innovation Cent...
We offer a special adaptive recreation program called Stepping Stone; it gives teens with developmental disabilities (ages 7-22) the chan...
Las Vegas City Council met on Wednesday, Sept. 18, Get the agenda. Agenda Item 13 – Life...
The Planning Commission will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Below are some agenda items that may be of interest. Get the ag...
Las Vegas is an iconic city that is known around the world. We have more than 42 million visitors a year choosing our city as their vacat...
We have a multitude of cultural offerings in our city. Check out this list of Las Vegas museums:The Neon MuseumThe Neon Mus...
The City Council reviewed research about the cost of homelessness in Nevada. Learn more about how our team continues their work to break ...
A rescue dog that will serve as a therapy animal has officially joined Las Vegas Fire & Rescue. Blaze, a labrador golden ret...
Calling all Las Vegas seniors. Are you looking for fun day trips to take this fall? We’ve got something for everyone. Here are some event...
Heading to downtown Las Vegas? Take advantage of the SpotAngels app.Parking Options in Downtown Las VegasNeonopolis Garage (...
Las Vegas City Council met on Wednesday, Sept. 4. Below are some agenda items that may be of...
Five new or recently upgraded park facilities will be available for our residents by the end of 2019. Find out more and #DiscoverTheFun a...
Cool down this summer at the splash pads located in city parks; most are open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. through September ...
The city of Las Vegas joins Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation for its second annual 21 Days to Be Kind Challenge to encour...
UPDATE ON AUGUST 31: “There are a few lingering grasshoppers in the Las Vegasarea that may be around for the next few weeks. ...
Let’s get real. During the summer months it can seem like we are living on the face of the sun here in Las Vegas. Keeping cool in Vegas i...
What is the program?After noticing an uptick in 911 fire calls in the Sun City Summerlin area for smoke alarms going off without a caus...
The Planning Commission met on Tuesday, Aug. 27. Below are some agenda items that may be of interest. Get the agenda.&a...
The Upper Las Vegas Wash Development has been approved for land in the northwest. The developers who created Southern Highlands and Skye ...
If you really think about it, the waffle was a great invention. The crevices are the perfect size for butter and syrup to melt into and t...
City Council previously identified their priorities for the next five years: public safety, iconic spaces, workforce development, smart c...
Las Vegas City Council met on Wednesday, Aug.  21. Agenda Item 12 – Republic Ra...
Do you find yourself searching for any of the following? pools open in Vegas pools in Las Vegas for locals pools near meIf so, we ...
Only got $20 in your pocket? Don’t worry, shopping these thrift stores Las Vegas will help you get a bang for your buck. Start singing th...
Las Vegas City Council will met on Wednesday, Aug.  7. Below are some agenda items ...
You can register for fall sports online at recreation.lasvegasnevada.gov or head into a community center near you.  If you have ...
It is important to prepare for active shooter events to increase your chance of survival.One step you can take is to enroll in active s...
Did you know that beer is one of the third most popular drink after water and tea? Whether you love or simply tolerate the beverage, here...
10 of the best pizza places in Las Vegas“<3 is shaped like pizza for a reason.” Amen, Rachel Wolchin.Pizza is a beloved food g...
As part of the city's public art project, Snowball has called the Arts District home since 2014. He recently underwent refurbishment....
All activities are subject to change. For links to facilities, programs, classes and activities, visit lasvegasnevada.gov.Stor...
The Planning Commission will meet on Tuesday, July 23. Below are some agenda items that may be of interest.&am...
Las Vegas City Council met on Wednesday, July 17, at 9 a.m. at City Hall, 495 S. Main St. Be...
Major League Soccer (MLS) and Liga MX today announced that the city of Las Vegas will host the first-ever final of the new annual competi...
The Planning Commission will met on Tuesday, July 9. Below are some agenda items that may be of interest. Get ...
WHAT IS MONSOON SEASON?Monsoon season arrives in the southwestern United States in the late summer. As the land heats up, it causes hum...
While earthquakes aren’t extremely common here, they aren’t exactly rare either. Nearly 25 earthquakes of magnitude 6 or greater have str...
Two large earthquakes struck California this week, leaving residents of both California and southern Nevada rattled. Being prepa...
Las Vegas City Council will met on Wednesday, July 3. Below are some agenda items that may be of inte...
All activities are subject to change. Blood Drive (ages 17+)      Tues...
What is a Twitter chat?A Twitter chat is a Twitter conversation that you can participate in and follow by having a Twitter account and ...
Las Vegas City Council will met on Wednesday, June 19. Below are some agenda items that may be of interest. Watch the recap.RD...
“Inside Vegas,” a unique new behind the scenes look at tough local issues and how they are navigated in the city of Las Vegas, is schedul...
In this episode, we talk about the growing presence and future of professional sports teams in Las Vegas. Communications Director David R...
Las Vegas CityCouncil met on Wednesday, June 5 , at 9 a.m. Below are some agenda items that may be of interest.&nbs...
On June 5, City Council approved an exclusive negotiating agreement (ENA) with The Renaissance Companies Inc. to explore buildin...
Being prepared is essential to surviving any disaster, but does your emergency plan include your fur babies?For many, pets are part of ...
Everyone loves to the indulge in the the wide range of cheeses the world has to offer every once in a while….. or maybe every day. There ...
Want to get out and explore? We have 104 miles of trails and trail connecting sidewalks for walking and biking. There a...
All activities are subject to change. For links to facilities, programs, classes and activities, visit lasvegasnevada.gov.Summ...
The Planning Commission met on Tuesday, May 28. Below are some agenda items that may be of interest. Agenda ...
City Council is scheduled to consider an exclusive negotiating agreement (ENA) with The Renaissance Companies Inc. to explore a mixed-use...
Although pool hours don't go into effect until June 3, some of our pools are open this weekend.Carlos L. Martinez and Darrio J. Hal...
A new documentary chronicling the formative years of the city ofLas Vegas is now playing.  You can watch via the GoVegas a...
All activities are subject to change. For links to facilities, programs, classes and activities, visit lasvegasnevada.gov...
Las Vegas City Council met on Wednesday, May 15. Below are some agenda items that may be of interest....
Cheat Day? We've got you covered. If you're looking for some Las Vegas diet busters, the below list is a great place to start. ...
Want to get out and see downtown Las Vegas? Take advantage of their bike share program! Here are some stops you might want to try. Here...
Marijuana consumption lounges, otherwise known as social use venues, were approved today by the City Council. While marijuana is legal in...
Las Vegas Days (formerly known as Helldorado Days), an annualcowboy-themed event celebrating Las Vegas’ tribute to the Wild West, will o...
Disasters don’t plan ahead, but you can. Floods, fires and earthquakes are all potential threats to the Las Vegas valley and here are som...
In honor of Building Safety Month, our Director of Building and Safety, Kevin McOsker, shares why he believes building safety professiona...
Las Vegas City Council met on Wednesday, May 1. Below are some agenda items that may be of interest. ...
10 years ago, we set out on a journey to transition to renewable energy. Today, we proudly power our city facilities with 100 ...
We offer a variety of party packages for all of our pool facilities. Whether you’re hosting a group of 30 or 200, we have options for ...
The Planning Commission will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23. Below are some agenda items that may be of interest.&...
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A new ordinance aimed at getting the city’s homeless population off the streets and connected with services was approved at the November 6 City Council meeting.
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