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Storm Recap: High Winds Caused Close Calls and Cancelled Flights At McCarran Airport

Travelers flying in and out of McCarran International Airport Thursday dealt with weather-related travel delays. High winds and poor visibility due to blown dust are causing flight delays at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. Read More

The Who’s Residency At Caesars In Vegas Starts With Six Concerts

They just can’t stay away. The Who, the British rock band that announced its first farewell tour in 1982, is back again. Original rockers Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey will bring the band to Caesars Palace in Las Vegas for a residency starting with six shows this summer. Read More

Downtown Las Vegas Visitors – Forget the mess and enjoy the flavors at Flippin’ Good Burgers

Flippin’ Good Burgers isn’t the place to take anyone you’re trying to impress. It’s not that the food isn’t good, or the atmosphere pleasant; in fact, this big, light and airy spot is a nice break from its proudly secondhand-rose Fremont East neighbors. Read More

Trump Casino In Las Vegas Could Happen Someday

A new casino just off the Las Vegas Strip could be in the works someday, built by the Trump organization and his business partner Phil Ruffin. According to a Forbes interview with Ruffin, the businessman says he mentioned the project to Donald Trump after he became president. Read More

Retired Las Vegas Magician Lance Burton To Be Honored At UNLV Hall Of Fame

Master magician Lance Burton, who retired after 30 years of wowing audiences with his incredible wizardry, will be honored Tuesday evening at the 14th Annual College of Fine Arts Hall of Fame celebration at UNLV. Also being recognized with The Koep Deans Medal are entertainers Carol Channing, the late Debbie Reynolds, actor-director Matthew Gray Gubler and legendary stuntman Willie Harris. George Grove of The Kingston Trio will be recognized as Alumnus of the Year. Read More

Nightspot From The ’70s, Cleopatra’s Barge Is Last Icon Of Vegas Strip Architecture — PHOTOS

It’s not just any boat with oars extended into a few inches of questionable water, dry-docked in the middle of a bar, surrounded by acres of Caesars Palace. “She’s a time machine to our past,” says Branden Powers. As the managing partner of two time-traveling bars beyond the Strip — the Golden Tiki and Evel Pie — Powers is an understandably vocal fan of Cleopatra’s Barge. Read More

El Cortez Expands Full Pay, Single Deck $5 Blackjack Plus More Drink Comps

While casinos across America are seeking the formula for attracting millennial players through their doors, the historic El Cortez in downtown Las Vegas is using a tried-and-true formula — reducing minimums on table games and cranking up the drink specials. Read More

Downtown Las Vegas Therapy Offers Own Brand Of Signature Whiskey, IPA

If you think Fremont Street’s only signature beverages are booze-infused Technicolor slushies, think again. Downtown bar crawlers have plenty of options for unique Las Vegas drinks that don’t come with a sugar rush or a three-foot plastic cup. Read More

Developer Plans Apartment Tower Near Downtown Las Vegas

Motel owner Ilan Gorodezki serves a stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard that, some might say, ranges from seedy to tacky. A strip club is across the street, abandoned buildings and vacant lots are short walks away, and a drive-thru wedding chapel is right nearby. But neighborhoods can change, and Gorodezki is gearing up for a towering overhaul to his part of the street. Read More

Storm Recap: Cleanup Begins As Winds Continue To Whip Southern Nevada

Winds that lashed Southern Nevada diminished on Friday, but continued to make life difficult for crews trying to restore power and repair damage from a day earlier. NV Energy reported that 3,182 customers in Southern Nevada — 3,086 of them in Clark County — remained without power as of 4:30 p.m., a day after gusts clocked as high as 84 mph grounded airline flights, flipped semi-trucks, ripped away signs and downed trees and utility poles. Read More