Las Vegas News

Backstreet Boys’ Las Vegas Residency Is A Thrilling Trip Down Memory Lane

When you’ve been a group for 24 years and you’re one of the biggest boy bands in the world, landing a residency in Las Vegas isn’t too surprising. But where the element of surprise does come in is what you do with that Vegas spot — and the Backstreet Boys were clearly aware of that. Read More

NASCAR Approves Second Cup Race In Las Vegas

The Raiders. An NHL expansion team. A NASCAR Cup playoff race. Why not? The desperate and the dreaming have clambered to the desert for more than half a century hoping a change in fortune was just one card, one spin away. Read More

Where To Drink At The Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (By Gate)

The Las Vegas McCarran International Airport is close to the bright lights, diners, bars, and casinos on the Strip. But if you still find yourself stuck in the airport, there are locations that bring the feel of the Strip to you. Most of the locations are chains that you’re likely familiar with, but there are also a few themed bars where you can pick up a drink. Read More

Wheel Of Fortune’ Jackpot Hit For $585K On Las Vegas Strip

An IGT “Wheel Of Fortune” 25-cent progressive jackpot hit on Friday at the Monte Carlo on the Strip for about $585,000. No other information or the identify of the winner was available. Read More

NASCAR Hauler Parade Greeted by Rowdy Fans On Las Vegas Strip

There may be a raging – or at least budding – debate about NASCAR being a little too loud emerging these days. But along a rowdy, packed Las Vegas strip on Thursday night, NASCAR did not hold back during an impressive hauler parade that appeared to please a large throng of fans and other passers-by who enjoyed the pageantry of it all. Read More

Food Lovers, Las Vegas Wants You For America’s Top Culinary Event

I’ve been to most of the biggest and most famous food and wine festivals in this country, and year after year, despite the new things I see, I firmly believe that Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit is the nation’s best. That’s certainly the case for normal food and wine lovers, that is people outside of the restaurant business, since some of the competing famous festivals are clubby insider events built around private VIP parties and red velvet ropes. Read More

These Are the Most Expensive Hotels In Las Vegas

There are some extremely lavish hotel rooms in Las Vegas, some of which regularly host major celebrities and world leaders when they visit the iconic city. The Las Vegas Strip is constantly evolving as more and more resorts open along the 4-mile corridor of neon lights and street performers, which already hosts half of the world’s 10 largest hotels. Read More

U.S. Airport Pat-Downs Are About To Get More Invasive

While few have noticed, U.S. airport security workers long had the option of using five different types of physical pat-downs at the screening line. Now those options have been eliminated and replaced with a single universal approach. This time, you will notice. Read More

McCarran Passenger Counts Up Slightly To Start 2017

McCarran International Airport started the year with a slight increase in passenger traffic, buoyed by upticks in both domestic and international travel, the Clark County Department of Aviation reported Monday. Read More

Average Daily Room Rate In Las Vegas Reaches All-Time High

Southern Nevada’s tourism economy produced a record that delighted resort operators, but may make Las Vegas visitors cringe.The average daily room rate — the average amount resort guests pay for a night in a hotel — rose 3.7 percent to $150.21 in January, the highest monthly average compiled by Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority researchers. Read More