Las Vegas News

Springs Preserve’s New Boomtown Exhibit Explores Las Vegas’ History

Las Vegas’ past is present at the Springs Preserve’s new Boomtown 1905 exhibit. Open to the public Saturday, the new themed area transports visitors back in time to the city of Las Vegas’ earliest days as a dusty railroad watering stop. Read More

Paintball Plus MMA? Las Vegas Gunfights Brings Those Together

Las Vegas may already have a more violent sport than football. A new attraction called Las Vegas Gunfights features fake firearms and fisticuffs in a combination of Mixed Martial Arts and paintball. Read More

Lance Burton Leaving Las Vegas?

Former Monte Carlo headliner magician Lance Burton will be inducted into The UNLV Hall of Fame for entertainers March 7, and I’ve learned that his best friend and fellow Kentucky farm neighbor Harrah’s headliner magician Mac King will MC the induction ceremony. Read More

Free Las Vegas Attractions? Not When You Factor In Parking

We’d laugh it weren’t so sad to see articles in some of the national travel publications touting “30 things you can do for free in Vegas.” Unless you plan to walk a ways to some of these attractions, they’re technically no longer free because you will have to pay to park near them. Read More

Looking Back: 2017 “Big Game” Party At South Point

Back in 2006, one of my best friends invited me and another to watch the Super Bowl with him, as he had scored tickets to the VIP viewing party at the Stardust. They had the party in the large ballroom with five sections; the large aisle down the center with the buffet of stadium food, then four separate rooms for viewing the game. Read More

Las Vegas Still Leads The Pack In Pursuit Of Raiders

This being a town of odds, and knowing how much NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell loves talking Las Vegas and gambling, I thought it important to update those chances the Raiders will either remain in Oakland or relocate the franchise. Read More

Discarding Lingering Smoke Smell A Challenge For Casinos

It’s an indoor smell that’s now foreign in most large U.S. cities: lingering cigarette smoke. Because of laws passed elsewhere in the past dozen years or so, Las Vegas is one of the nation’s largest cities that still allow smoking in bars and casinos. Read More