The idea of hotel lounges isn’t new. Hotels around the world offer access to their lounge for an additional fee to regular hotel rooms. The access to a relaxing environment to grab a drink and snack or have a meeting is fantastic.
Wynn Las Vegas and the Hakkasan Group recently announced DJ lineups for their respective clubs that cover three casinos in Las Vegas. In addition, there’s a rumor that one of the most popular rappers around will embark on his first ever Las Vegas residence.
The Caesars Entertainment show shuffle continues with The Bronx Wanderers moving their show to the Mat Franco Theaters inside The Linq Hotel and Casino. However, the show shuffle may have ended at Paris Las Vegas where Jeff Civilico just signed an extension to perform through 2020.
I grew up in New York City and moved to Las Vegas just over eight years ago. Much of my time in New York after college and before moving to Las Vegas was spent in downtown Manhattan. This small part of New York was home to a lot of great bars, restaurants, and clubs.
A Las Vegas residency for Christina Aguilera has been in the rumor mill for a few years now. Well, the time is finally here where the rumors can finally be confirmed. The multi-platinum singer-songwriter has announced her first Las Vegas residency show. Christina Aguilera: The Xperience will open at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood on Friday, May 31, 2019.
Over the years Las Vegas has been known for many things…including magicians. Siegfried and Roy and David Copperfield are some of the most famous Las Vegas magic acts. More recently fans of magic have taken to illusionist Criss Angel. As you know his show Mindfreak has moved to Planet Hollywood.
In conjunction with the Downtown Grand’s five-year anniversary, the company recently announced an expansion. The hotel-casino will be adding a new hotel tower. The expansion will increase the footprint of its hospitality space by over 250,000 square feet. Construction on the new tower should be open by mid-2020.
We’re always looking for the best times to visit Las Vegas. The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is a great event to either watch or participate. Poker’s most popular festival is set to run from May 28 to July 16, 2019. Once again, WSOP will take place at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.
It’s been more than three years since Derek and Greg Stevens purchased the Las Vegas Club casino in downtown Las Vegas. In that time, the owners of The D and Golden Gate casino have made some more deals. They have taken their time to reveal plans for the new casino that will be built on the land once occupied by multiple casinos, a strip club and more.
The Stratosphere is currently in the middle of a three-year renovation. Much of the $140 million improvement includes updating 1,100 hotel rooms, new bars and restaurants, and upgrading the casino floor. However, there’s at least one major addition happening outside of the Stratosphere hotel and tower.
Eataly’s sixth U.S. location opened at Park MGM just as 2018 came to an end. The 40,000-square-foot culinary destination is located directly on the Las Vegas Strip and will serve as Park MGM’s main entrance.
Eataly is a vibrant space full of unique food counters, bars, cafés and dining experiences offering traditional, authentic Italian food. This is the venue inside Park MGM that I’ve been most looking forward to. Eataly is more than just a food court with different Italian dining options.
It feels like just yesterday that The Cosmopolitan opened in Las Vegas. Nope, the luxury casino-resort opened in December of 2010. There’s a long history for this relatively young casino on the Vegas Strip. At first, The Cosmopolitan marketed themselves as a unique property. While the right amount of wrong was fun for guests, it didn’t produce the revenue needed to make the property profitable.
One of the best trends to emerge in Las Vegas restaurants in 2018 was special dining opportunities. Tasting and pairing menus for one night only isn’t exactly a new concept. However, it seemed as though more restaurants offered special menus than ever before.
More than ever before Las Vegas is an event town. Long-term nightly artist residencies are a thing of the past. Today, the majority of residencies in Las Vegas are limited engagements or short blasts of shows throughout the year.
Longtime visitors to Las Vegas are probably familiar with Criss Angel. For more than a decade, he has been one of the biggest names in the magic world. Some of you may know Angel from his role as star, creator, executive producer and director of Criss Angel Mindfreak on A&E. Most visitors to Las Vegas know Criss Angel from his extremely popular Cirque Du Soliel shows at Luxor for the past 13 years.
The end of the year gives us a chance to look back at what was new and popular in Las Vegas. Today we’ll look at some of the most visited locations in Las Vegas according to rideshare company Lyft.
Prices at the newest bars and restaurants on the Vegas Strip haven’t been “cheap” in years. However, the inflated prices from the 1990’s haven’t stopped and sticker shock is real. There’s nothing like being hit with a $6 price tag for a large iced coffee before you can open your eyes in the morning. Eesh.
A small group of friends recently stayed at Bellagio for a short vacation. I spent a lot of time at the casino-resort for the first time since it opened. Even though it’s only 20 years old, it feels as if Bellagio has been around forever. It is still one of the most classic (and classy) resorts in Las Vegas.
Escape rooms continue to become more popular around the country. As usual, whatever becomes trendy around the country eventually ends up in Las Vegas. Most of these activities are located off the Vegas Strip. Escape rooms continue to pop up all over town.
The idea of hotel lounges
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The Caesars Entertainment show shuffle
I grew up in New
A Las Vegas residency for