Thursday, May 31, 2007

Just a light fixture

Here are some more angles that make this light fixture less dramatic. You can find all sorts of goofy light fixtures at -Erinn ;)

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Thursday, May 24, 2007

In Air........

This picture was not taken in Las Vegas, in fact Adelanto California at a race track there. But the picture is highly relevant to Las Vegans. I couldnt tell you the amount of people that I know in town who love to go out almost every weekend to ride their quads, 4 wheelers, etc... By the way, this is my friend Donna riding in the picture, and she got first overall!! Rock on!! -Erinn ;)

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Red Rocks

Las Vegas and Clark County in general has a lot of Sandstone, either West of the Vegas Valley or over to the Logandale/Overton area you will find beautiful red rocks. They are so completely Ideal for rock climbing, bouldering, repelling and hiking. Just be careful in these summer months, its too hot, drink lots of water!! -Erinn ;)

Monday, May 21, 2007

Tacos Mexico

I met a friend for lunch the other day at one of my favorite mexican places Tacos Mexico, and found someone had driven their car right into the lobby. The amazing thing was while there was a huge hole in the wall, the drive-thru was still open, and the tacos were excellent! Tacos mexico is a small chain out here, and they serve some of the most authentic fast food mexican I've been able to find here in Vegas. The wall has since been repaired, and its now business as usual!

Saturday, May 19, 2007

Its a Desert out there!

Not that any of us locals need to be reminded of the fact that we live in the desert, especially during these summer months ahead of us. I never used to think that the desert was beautiful till I moved her. Its amazing the amound of wildlife that can be sustained in such an atmosphere. -Erinn ;)

Friday, May 18, 2007

Calico Basin

I went repelling not to long ago in Calico Basin, I came back to the trucks early and was sitting on the tailgate when this little girl all dressed in red comes from around the sandy bend, skipping along the path. She almost startled me when I first saw her. She was seemingly alone for quite awhile but then I noticed her family was slowly walking up the path behind her. Calico Basin is not far outside of Vegas, it sits at the base of Red Rock. Calico Basin has always been one of my favorite outdoor locations in Las Vegas, they now actually call the state park: Red Springs Natural Area. -Erinn ;)

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Say Goodbye to Gillies :(

Yesterday on the news it was announced that the Frontier Hotel and Casino was sold. Gillies Dance Hall, Restaurant and Saloon is inside of the Frontier Hotel and Casino. Any reservations made more than 60 days in advance from yesterday will be promptly cancelled. So if you are in Vegas within that time frame I highly recommend you take a visit before it does close.

Gillies restaurant is open from 4pm to 9pm, its a great BBQ place, delicious!

There is bull riding, I have tried a few times, it is an adrenalin rush! This is a picture from the opposite side of the ring and spectators watching the riders. The bull riding is like Dylans, but on Fridays and Saturday nights they have bikini bull riding at midnight. They are open more days of the week than Dylans and offer different activities on different days. I remember hearing something about Mudresseling Mondays, but alas have not seen it for fact.

Thursdays are ladies $1 drink night, then on Fridays and Saturdays they have a beer special served like so... and they occasionally have live bands that are very fun!

Personally I go for the dancin and the dancin is always a grand time!!! They have line dancing lessons at 730 and 830 on Fridays and Saturdays. We will miss you Gillies!!! -Erinn ;)

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Hofbrauhaus Continued...

Welcome To Hofbrauhaus!

Can we get a little more cowbell please?

Spoon Man...

The Chicken Dance...

Sounding the Trumpet...

AND of course Dancing on Tables...

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas

Hofbrauhaus Las Vegas is claimed to be the closest you can get to Germany without having to obtain a passport! Im told that the original Hofbrauhaus is located in Munich Germany, places like this make me want to travel the globe! It is located on the south east corner of Paradise and Harmon, downtown near the Hard Rock Hotel, so keep your eyes peeled ;) Here is the locations website:

It features a live band and plenty of entertainment, I have never been to a restaurant/brewery that involved its customers in everything so completely! From dancing in conga lines, to contests, to sing alongs, to standing on tables!! Not to mention that their food is absolutely delicious!! Its a single story location, but the ceilings reach several stories high, the high ceilings amplify the music and singing!

Of course the Hofbrauhaus is really well known for its speciality brewery items and its pint size beers, you can buy smaller ones if you want, but these are the most common.. as you can see my friend Mark decided to stay seated for one of the moments where everyone was standing on the tables and benches. Its a guaranteed good time! You cant help but succumb to the positive energy atmosphere! -Erinn ;)

Monday, May 14, 2007


Sorry for the total lack of posts! Life gets busy here in Vegas as Im sure it does everywhere else, so we are back in business... for now, haha. No worries.

This is a picture of my friend Robert Gain, one of our great U.S. Army Service men, riding the mighty mechanical bull at Dylans Dance Hall and Saloon.

Dylans is a country western bar here in Las Vegas, besides the bull there is a great dance floor where many Las Vegas locals come to dance the night away on Fridays and Saturday nights! They teach line dancing at 8pm and are open till 5am, or till everyone goes home, which may not be till sunrise. Its a classic Las Vegas landmark located off of Boulder Hwy and Flamingo! More landmark items to come -Erinn ;)