Las Vegas News

How Director Raj Kapoor is Making The Backstreet Boys’ Las Vegas Show Larger Than Life

The Warren Beatty-Moonlight debacle was all anyone could talk about after Sunday night’s Academy Awards show, but now that all that hoopla is done and over with, perhaps we can marvel at how magical the Oscars’ musical performances were this year—specifically John Legend’s medley of songs from the not-quite-Best-Picture, La La Land. Read More

Seven Hills luxury Home Represents New Las Vegas Aesthetic — PHOTOS

A Seven Hills luxury home might be representative of a city culture emerging from adolescence. The striking, glass-and-steel structure contains five bedrooms and measures nearly 8,500 square-feet of living space. Read More

Redwood Steakhouse Carries Class to The California Hotel Las Vegas

The latest debut in California Hotel and Casino’s multi-million-dollar redesign is the all-new Redwood Steakhouse, featuring a wide selection of steaks, fresh seafood and chops, served in a contemporary, island-inspired atmosphere. Read More

Station Casinos Outlines Plans For New Slots, Upgrades at Palms

The renovation of a cafe and buffet and the installation of 280 new slot machines are among the improvements Station Casinos have begun or are planning for the Palms, an executive told the state Gaming Control Board on Wednesday. Read More

A Look at Planet Hollywood’s Renovated Floors

I’m in Vegas 3-5 times a year usually, and I usually stay at Planet Hollywood for a number of reasons. Originally, back when it was Aladdin, it was because of the great location at the center of the strip, and the dirt cheap prices at the time. These days, the location is still great, arguably even better than in the past, and as Planet Hollywood, it gained a much nicer casino that is high energy, set a precedent with their “Pleasure Pit” themed gambling areas, and got a whole new look and vibe. Read More

Philly Pretzel Factory, Featured on ‘Undercover Boss’ Coming to The Las Vegas Strip

A franchise owner will bring the first Nevada location of the Philly Pretzel Factory chain to the Strip later this year. This will be the most westward location for the chain, which is concentrated in the Northeast. Its most western location so far is in central Texas, Nevada franchise owner John Gerds said. Read More

A Peek Inside The Downtown Project With Aimee Groth

It was an audacious goal by any measure: to revitalize downtown Las Vegas in a new way, using new principles, all in just five years’ time. Tony Hsieh, CEO of, invested a reported $350 million into the Downtown Project, which sought to revitalize and create a sense of community in downtown Las Vegas. Read More

Las Vegas To Host Second NASCAR Race

Las Vegas Motor Speedway officials will hold a news conference Wednesday where they will announce Las Vegas will host a second NASCAR race. Prior to that announcement, a meeting, scheduled by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board of directors, is set for 2 p.m. at Cashman Center. Read More

Death Valley Is So Otherworldly That It Once Played a Planet in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

The desert landscape and extreme climate of Death Valley National Park seem a little off, otherworldly even. Crooked peaks are capped with black lava, like thick fudge sauce drizzled over vanilla ice cream. Rocks mysteriously move across a dry lakebed. Some of the highest temperatures on earth have baked layers of mineral-stained sediment and volcanic ash into surreal outcroppings. Read More

Affordable Housing in Las Vegas is a Problem

Las Vegas is facing a shortage of affordable housing according to a new study by the National Low Income Housing Coalition. In fact, Las Vegas is the worst city in the nation for people who need an inexpensive place to live. Read More