Las Vegas News

Journey’s Jonathan Cain On Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Glory And Rocking Las Vegas Again

After a sold-out nine-show run at the Hard Rock Hotel two years ago, arena rock favorite Journey was already signed up for a second series of Las Vegas concerts before it was announced last year the band would be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Call it perfect timing: The ceremony occurred just last month — it was broadcast on HBO Sunday — and Journey opens another nine-show run at the Joint on May 3. Read More

Betting On Red And Black: Roulette Makes A Comeback In Nevada

Roulette, the iconic casino game featured in numerous Hollywood movies, is making a bit of a comeback in Nevada casinos, showing marked increases this year and through most of 2016, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Read More

Checking-In: A Room Review Of Planet Hollywood Ultra Resort Vista Suite

Hey all, BigAZMarty here and now for our 2nd resort for our trip and to our surprise, we got a newly remodeled Ultra Resort Vista room at Planet Hollywood. So while I was not expecting it, I now have to review this new room as well. Read More

Free Parking On Las Vegas Strip Does Exist (Find Out Where!)

Damn son, you’re going to have to pay a load more for parking at MGM as we first reported a few weeks ago. It’s going up substantially, as high as 50% in some places, only a year after first instituting this strange charge. For self parking at MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Delano and New York, New York, instead of getting up to four subsequent hours at $7, only the first two will be charged at that rate. After that, the next two hours jumps to $10. Read More

Four Places To Discover The Other Wild Side Of Las Vegas

When travelers plan a trip to Las Vegas, most probably think of neon lights, glitzy shows, fancy casinos, world-class restaurants and luxurious pools and spas. But there is a wilder side of Sin City — as in the outdoors wild. A surprising number of visitors find their way to nearby places like Red Rock Canyon, the Spring Mountains, Valley of Fire, Hoover Dam and Lake Mead, and even the Grand Canyon. Read More

Raiders License Plates Coming To Las Vegas

Nevada residents who were on pins and needles awaiting their specialty Tule Springs Fossil Bed license plates are about to be extremely disappointed. The state has scrapped the specialty plates in favor of ones featuring the Las Vegas Raiders, according to the Las Vegas Sun. Senate Bill 428 commemorating the Fossil Bed had just been passed in March according to the Sun, but has quickly taken a back seat to the priority of driving excitement for the state’s new NFL team. Read More

Clark County Could Delay Retail Marijuana Sales

The first legal sale of recreational marijuana may come later than many expected in Southern Nevada. The Nevada Department of Taxation plans to issue temporary licenses that would allow medical marijuana dispensaries to sell the recreational product by July 1, and a bill in the Nevada Legislature aims to let those sales happen even sooner. Read More

Janet Jackson Is Back On Tour This Fall, With Las Vegas Stop

Janet Jackson has confirmed a rumored split with her husband and says she plans to resume the world tour she called off more than a year ago during her pregnancy with her son. Jackson says in a video posted on Twitter that she has separated from husband Wissam Al Mana. She says, “We are in court and the rest is in God’s hands.” Read More

Las Vegas New-Home Sales Rise 33.5 Percent In First Quarter Of ‘17

Las Vegas homebuilders have booked a sharp rise in sales this year, and there are “no signs of it slowing,” a new report says. Builders closed 831 new-home sales in Clark County in March, bringing the year’s tally to 2,023. That was up 33.5 percent from the same three-month period last year and the most first-quarter sales since 2008, according to Home Builders Research. Read More

Membership Prices Cut For Downtown Las Vegas Bicycle Sharing

Membership prices are being slashed in half for the bicycle sharing program in downtown Las Vegas, as part of a promotion for National Bike Month, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada said Monday. Read More