Las Vegas News

Bye-Bye, Britney: Spears Announces Final Dates Of Las Vegas Residency

An aerial view of the Strip on Thursday, April 21, 2016. Britney Spears is leaving Las Vegas. The pop superstar has set the final dates for her “Britney: Piece of Me” show, closing the curtain on her four-year residency as her contract with Caesars Entertainment has come to an end. Read More

Impossible Burger At Andrea’s Is A Good Burger, But A Spectacular Veggie Burger

There’s been a good amount of buzz about a new menu item at Andrea’s inside Encore, the Impossible Burger, so we wasted no time trying the burger that uses “zero percent cow.” The Impossible Burger is served three ways. We chose the sliders. Read More

San Diego Man Wins $1 Million At The Flamingo

A San Diego man won $1 million at the Flamingo Las Vegas recently, hitting a diamond six-card royal flush jackpot at the Crazy 4 Poker table. Veera Devabhaktineni came away with the big score April 15 after playing for only an hour, according to a news release from the casino. Read More

SNL Alums Jon Lovitz, Dana Carvey Stand-Up At SLS Las Vegas Has Potential

Equal billing doesn’t always mean equal on stage. Dana Carvey seems as relaxed doing stand-up as Garth in Wayne’s basement, with his great character voices from the Church Lady to Donald Trump. Jon Lovitz has only one: an amplified “wise guy” persona we know him for, but not the authentic stand-up voice he is trying to create. Read more

Smith & Wollensky Announces May 27 Closure On Las Vegas Strip

Fans of the Smith & Wollensky on Las Vegas Boulevard are going to have to act quickly if they want a final meal at the current location. The owners have set May 27 as the last day of service for the space, which is located just north of MGM Grand on the Strip. This is a bit earlier than the June closing that was expected. Read More

Clark County Social Lounges Dominate Marijuana Discussion

Despite passing a major hurdle at the state level, marijuana social lounges might stall in Clark County. Clark County commissioners Mary Beth Scow and Susan Brager expressed doubt about social marijuana clubs, saying the county is moving too quickly in its implementation of recreational marijuana. Read More

5 Best Recently Revamped Las Vegas Hotel Pools You Should Check Out

Maybe it just comes with having to live in a desert, but we Southern Nevadans know how to summer in style. Let the rest of the country whine about high temps and humidity. We celebrate incredible sunsets, sweeping vistas and swimming pools everywhere we can see, and we survive just fine, thank you. Read More

‘Seven Magic Mountains’ Gaining International Attention On Social Media

Technically, artist Ugo Rondinone’s “Seven Magic Mountains” doesn’t celebrate its first anniversary until May 7. But “it’s always a celebration” at the towering, neon-hued land art project south of Las Vegas, according to Casey Fremont, executive director of the Art Production Fund, which produced “Seven Magic Mountains” with Reno’s Nevada Museum of Art. “From day one, it has exceeded our expectations.” Read More

White Castle Sliding Into Downtown Las Vegas

After serving up sliders on the Strip for more than two years, White Castle is gearing up to take its tiny burgers downtown. Rob Richardson, whose group owns the White Castle location on Las Vegas Boulevard, confirmed on Thursday that he’s opening another outpost at the northwest corner of Fourth and Fremont streets. Read More

Know Your Rights As A Passenger – And Brace Yourself For Overbooked Flights This Summer

When United Airlines dragged a screaming man from his seat last weekend, bloodying him in the process, it caused a justifiable uproar. The resulting outrage could spur a cry for additional fliers’ protections. When passengers aboard a small plane in Rochester, Minn., were held hostage for five-plus hours overnight in 2009, the incident and similar tarmac delays fueled congressional support for the Airline Passenger Bill of Rights. Read More