Category Archives: Vegas

Riding the Vegas Monorail

Every year around this time, I get to sample one of the more unique public transportation vessels around the world—the Las Vegas monorail.   Traffic in Vegas has gotten awful as the city continues to grow; apparently all those murders … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

OK, back from that well-lit Loopyland that is Las Vegas. One thing about endless American Airlines flights where you’re trapped in the middle seat for five years (that’s an actual Freudian slip of sorts–I typed ‘years’ instead of ‘hours’ and … Continue reading

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Planejotting: Vegas, Baby

Touched down in Vegas for the annual Work Trip last night. Normally I’d fly Jet Blue — the legroom, the TVs, the chipper crew — but opted for American to save my ailing company a few shekels. American whacked me … Continue reading

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Monorail One Way, “Deuce” the Other

That 40-plus hour per week diversion that calls  itself “work” sees us in Vegas, which means a chance to revist our previous fling with Sin City’s monorail. Indeed, it was a year ago that I first tried the Strip’s  tram–when God … Continue reading

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Just got back from Vegas, and what a time to miss commuting on Metro-North: tales of submerged stations, hour delays, and people hitching rides to the city with Noah and his furry friends, as the bearded one’s ark made its … Continue reading

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