China Lights at Craig Ranch Park, Clint Holmes and Earl Turner at Westgate, Plus This & That

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Drove out to North Las Vegas the other evening, with my good friend Brenda, to catch a preview of a fantastic light show inside the Craig Ranch Park (628 W. Craig Rd,), presented by Boyd Gaming titled, “China Lights.” It’s beautiful! There are more than 40 gigantic lantern displays and each is different, unique, and […]

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Boyd Gaming Celebrates the “China Lights Lantern Festival”

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This morning, the Sichuan Tianyu Culture Communication Co., Ltd., and Boyd Gaming unveiled a spectacular, handcrafted, larger-than-life, purple Kylin Lantern at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino to preview the upcoming China Lights lantern festival coming to Craig Ranch Regional Park in North Las Vegas from Jan. 19 through Feb. 25. Created by Chinese artisans, […]

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Mint 400 Wrap-up and Race Weekend with the Kobalt 400 and Boyd Gaming 300

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The Mint 400 off-road race, held just outside Las Vegas, concluded last Saturday evening with a tremendous last minute pass by Las Vegas resident, and second generation off-roader, Rob MacCachren taking home the overall victory, after 15 attempts at the coveted checkered flag. Rob had won everything else there was to win, but the Mint […]

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Legends in Concert 34th Anniversary Show, plus 2017 Mint 400 Kick Off

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I saw a hell-of-a-show the other night.  That’s right, gang, you have never heard me say that of any other show in a very, very long time.   On Thursday, May 5, 1983 I sat in the showroom at the Imperial Palace Hotel (now gone but not forgotten) to watch a new concept show make […]

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In Remembrance of “Best in the Desert” founder Casey Folks and Entertainer Buddy Greco

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The following item was posted on the website operated by the family of my friend of more than 50 years, Casey Folks.  Don’t get me wrong, we were not drinking buddies. Our friendship began when I was creating and promoting the Mint 400 back in the ‘60s. He was still deep into racing motorcycles and […]

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