Las Vegas News

Backstreet Boys’ Howie Dorough Shares Details On Vegas Residency

Backstreet’s back, alright! Nick Carter, Brian Littrell, A.J. McLean, Kevin Richardson and Howie Dorough have made a huge impact in pop culture. With a career spanning more than 20 years, they are one of the best-selling boy bands of all time, with more than 130 million albums sold worldwide (record-breaking albums include Backstreet Boys, Backstreet’s Back and Millennium), scored a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, received numerous awards, topped the Billboardcharts overseas and in the U.S., among other accolades.  Read More

9 Places To Get Food For Las Vegas Mardi Gras

Whether you call it Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday or Pancake Day, it’s the day before Lent begins, which means it’ll be this Tuesday. Read More

Bill To Lower Gambling Age Appears To Be DOA In Nevada Legislature

If you’re old enough to fight and die for your country, you should be old enough to play blackjack and drop a few dollars into a slot machine at the local casino. Read More

Resort Fees At 10 Popular Las Vegas Hotel-Casinos Set To Increase

Resort fees are going up at 10 hotel-casinos in Las Vegas, including Caesars, Nobu and the Flamingo. Fees will increase between $1 and $3 a night starting March 1, according to Caesars Entertainment. Read More

Las Vegas Is Truly The Romance Capital Of The World

With Valentine’s Day on Tuesday, our wedding chapels will shift into overdrive for romantic couples wanting to tie the knot or renew their vows. The economic impact from wedding tourism here is $2 billion. That was the 2015 figure computed for me by county clerk Lynn Goya. Read More

Oakland Raiders Have Money To Build New Stadium in Las Vegas: Report

The Oakland Raiders planned relocation to Las Vegas, which looked dead after two major financiers pulled out of the funding for a new stadium, could be alive again. Read More

Mob Museum Celebrates Five Years With Chilling New Artifacts And Free Admission For Locals

The Mob Museum started its fifth anniversary celebration with an appropriate bang, unveiling new artifacts from the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, including bullets removed from the bodies of the victims and the original coroner’s documents. They connect to one of the most significant pieces in the permanent collection: the brick wall against which seven associates of notorious Chicago mobster Bugs Moran were gunned down in 1929. Read More

Las Vegas Becoming Destination For Plastic Surgery Tourism

A nip here, a tuck there — Las Vegas Valley’s medical industry has been evolving for years. And as the region continues to advertise to tourists as a destination for medical services, one sector in particular has blossomed: plastic surgery. Read More

Super Bowl Related Memorabilia Gets Attention At Pawn Shop

It promises to be a busy weekend at the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop on Las Vegas Boulevard. There’s a whole lot of bling in the glass cases and some of it’s Super Bowl related. Depending on which player it once belonged to, it’s worth tens, even hundreds of thousands of dollars. Read More

5 – 7pm Is A Great Time For Good Deals On The Strip

I try to update the Happy Hour page once a quarter. With every update there are restaurants that drop their offerings, but, inevitably, new deals pop up. As I was compiling the list, I realized that many deals are featured during a particular time frame. So, if you’re looking for something to do at 5pm, below are a few compelling specials you may want to consider. Read More