The popularity that is growing of Vegas’ downtown Fremont Street area has required more police presence too. (Image: lasvegastours.onboardtours.com)
As Las Vegas continues to bounce right back through the downturn that is economic with the Strip posting its fifth annual revenue upsurge in a row, Sin City’s Fremont Street area downtown is experiencing a renaissance aswell. In fact, the current regeneration of Fremont Street and its environs is attracting a lot of visitors, Metro Police are being forced to rethink the way they police the complete city of Las Vegas.
‘ We had been really concentrated on nevada Boulevard [the Strip] for several years because that’s where we were seeing the infusion of people,’ Sheriff Doug Gillespie told Metro’s Fiscal Affairs Committee this week. ‘ nevertheless the dynamics have actually changed downtown. Now a great deal more people are wanting to come downtown on a more regular basis.’
It isn’t simply that the people are coming there in droves; the nature that is very of tourism has changed, too. Even though the area surrounding ‘Glitter Gulch,’ as it had previously been known straight back in Elvis’s day, was once a small rough round the edges, it’s now becoming a hub of art and culture. Bail bondsmen and pawnbrokers happen at the very least somewhat replaced with galleries and vintage clothing shops, since well pubs, clubs and restaurants.
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