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Life is Beautiful Festival 2014: Lineup Announced!

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Life is Beautiful Festival 2014: Lineup Announced!

Life Is Beautiful is once again returning to Las Vegas! After the temperatures have come down and made outdoor living in Las Vegas very comfortable, the Life Is Beautiful Festival returns October 24-26. This year promises to be bigger than ever, and will bring some of the most venerated musical artists, culinary masters and artists; […]

BEING VEGAN – Horse Carriages Have No Place in Las Vegas

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BEING VEGAN – Horse Carriages Have No Place in Las Vegas

By Paul Graham Las Vegas Informer While the new mayor of New York has vowed to eliminate horse carriages from their city, the Las Vegas City Council this week gave preliminary approval to a company wanting to provide horse carriage rides in Downtown Las Vegas.  While we have seen in recent years great strides here […]

Keselowski wins NASCAR Nationwide Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

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Keselowski wins NASCAR Nationwide Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Written by Jake Conlee On the eve of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway the NASCAR Nationwide Series Boyd Gaming 300 takes place. That was today. Under the canopy of perfect weather and energized crowd, it was the perfect day to hold the Nationwide Series Boyd Gaming 300 at […]

Leaving Las Vegas: Nelson, Nevada the Ghost Town

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Leaving Las Vegas: Nelson, Nevada the Ghost Town

Written and photography by Jake Conlee It is no surprise that Las Vegas was born of transportation, due in part to it’s idyllic location as a thoroughfare between Salt Lake City, Denver and the West Coast. Las Vegas Valley wasn’t a prosperous mining area including the small towns and  hovels in the mountains and hills […]

CES 2014: Future Tech in Las Vegas

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CES 2014: Future Tech in Las Vegas

Written and photography by Jake Conlee The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) invaded Las Vegas for it’s annual onslaught of technological wonders and products to be made available in the near future. The 2014 edition of CES came with the typical fanfare that you would expect of “The Largest Expo in Las Vegas.” But why all […]

The NFR is Galloping Out of Las Vegas: The End of a Legacy

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The NFR is Galloping Out of Las Vegas: The End of a Legacy

By Jake Conlee Informer Media Group I have seen the headline in every media outlet here in the Las Vegas Valley, and it is a bit of news that is truly evocative to me. I must state that first and foremost, this is just my opinion and insight as to how I view the National […]

The Fastest Street Cars in America Invade Las Vegas: Street Car Super Nats IX

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The Fastest Street Cars in America Invade Las Vegas: Street Car Super Nats IX

Written and Photography by Jake Conlee A cold wind blows across the pit area, kicking up silt; blanketing the track in the sweet aromas of racing fuel, barbecue and burnt rubber. In the distance, you can hear fighter planes buzzing into Nellis, and a lone rumble of a race car comes to a sudden halt. “Quiet […]

Heaven on Earth? The SEMA Show 2013 Comes to Las Vegas

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Heaven on Earth? The SEMA Show 2013 Comes to Las Vegas

Written and photography by Jake Conlee Every year, the nation comes together, dresses up, adorns masks and takes our kids trick-or-treating… And this means one thing: SEMA is here. As you already know my love of all things automotive; this time of year is a glorious, magical time for celebration and revelry. What a relief, […]

2013 Barrett Jackson Automotive Auction: An Introduction, Charity Cars and the “Deals”

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2013 Barrett Jackson Automotive Auction: An Introduction, Charity Cars and the “Deals”

Written and Photography By Jake Conlee I think the first thing I should state, is that I’m just a normal guy. The stories that I write are from the perspective of a fan, traveler and just an observer. I do, however, love to share what I see and do with others, and that is where […]

Hidden Las Vegas: The 6th (!) Annual Barrett Jackson Road Rally

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Hidden Las Vegas: The 6th (!) Annual Barrett Jackson Road Rally

Written and photos by Jake Conlee The sixth (!) annual Barrett Jackson Road Rally is another Las Vegas Gem that happens right under our noses, and it is not only FREE, but very cool. It is also the beginning of a huge weekend here in town. Since it’s inception at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in […]

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