“Mermaids Don’t Wear Skirts,” a collaboration between street artists Aware and Bandit, has transformed a wall at Ninth and Fremont streets into a whimsical underwater seascape.
Today, Vegas visitors, workers, and residents enjoy new (and newly supported) businesses along the established street grid – from restaurants and bars, to arts spaces and boutiques, all complemented by award-winning urban design and public art.
Then and Now: A Look at the Transformation of Downtown Las Vegas Before the flashing neon and mega-resorts lined the Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas was where it all started.
We’ve been spending a lot of time drinking in the last six months.
When Peter Moruzzi drove back home after his first visit to Las Vegas, it was with a suitcase full of postcards, matchbooks and ashtrays.
Occupying prime real estate in buzzy Fremont East, The Smashed Pig is a cozy Downtown Las Vegas gastropub known for its PBR-battered fish and chips served with homemade tartar sauce.