Convention Center Scorecard: San Diego Stumbles, Las Vegas Dreams Bigger

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Via Mark Evanier’s blog, I discovered two tidbits of interesting news: The Riviera Hotel and Casino, one of the oldest on the Vegas Strip, was sold to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority for $182.5 Million. The  San Diego Convention Center Corporation decided to default on a final payment due of nearly $13.8 million […]

Library Con!: All the Comics Programming at ALA-Vegas! Now With Stan Lee!


Every Winter, the American Library Association holds a conference in an arctic clime (Philadelphia, Boston) where awards are announced and some networking and training is held.   In the Summer, it’s usually someplace sweltering (although DC in June is not that bad).  Last year, it was held in Chicago.  This year, Vegas. [1]