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City Cast Las Vegas
City Cast Las Vegas
City Cast

City Cast Las Vegas is a daily podcast and newsletter created by and for locals (and locals-at-heart) that’ll challenge the easy narratives... more

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What is Social Capital and Why Does NV Have So Little?

We know what capital-capital is (that’s money), but what is social capital? And more importantly, why does Nevada have so... more

26 Feb 2024 · 23 minutes
The “Missing Murderer,” Rising Gas Bills, and Xtina’s Airbnb

The news this week about a “missing murderer” conjured images of a guy with a knife creeping through backyards. But... more

23 Feb 2024 · 31 minutes
Has Tipping in Vegas Gone Too Far?

With nearly a quarter of our jobs in leisure and hospitality, tipping is baked into Vegas culture. But as we’re... more

22 Feb 2024 · 25 minutes
How the Historic Westside Came to Be

“Across the Tracks: A Las Vegas Westside Story” is a new documentary that celebrates the history of Las Vegas’ predominantly... more

21 Feb 2024 · 23 minutes
Why You're Seeing More Coyotes Lately

After recent news that a coyote might have bitten a football player in town for the Super Bowl, and, last... more

20 Feb 2024 · 21 minutes
Who Made Money from the Super Bowl? Plus, Controversial Downtown Housing, and Vegas’s Biggest “Scams”

The numbers are trickling in, and by some estimates, the Super Bowl was an economic victory for our city. But... more

16 Feb 2024 · 35 minutes
Do We Really Need Another Celebrity Chef Restaurant?

The new year always seems to bring on a slew of new celebrity chef restaurant openings in Vegas: This season... more

15 Feb 2024 · 21 minutes
Culinary's Next Big Power Moves

Over the last 20 years, the Culinary Union has become a force in Nevada politics to be reckoned with. Politicians... more

14 Feb 2024 · 24 minutes
The Surprising History of Black Cowboys in Las Vegas

The cowboy is an iconic figure in the history of the Southwest United States. Even when Las Vegas isn’t hosting... more

13 Feb 2024 · 21 minutes
Did Las Vegas Win the Super Bowl?

Super Bowl LVIII is officially in the books — so how did this year’s event, hosted by Las Vegas, measure... more

12 Feb 2024 · 24 minutes
City Cast Las Vegas
What is Social Capital and Why Does NV Have So Little?
City Cast Las Vegas