Las Vegas News

Over 40 Artists And 16 Shows Added To EDC Week 2017 Lineup, Taking Place June 12 – 19

Insomniac, the production company behind North America’s largest and most innovative dance music festival, has revealed the final phase of amazing parties taking over the Las Vegas Strip during EDC Week 2017, June 12 – 19. Leading up to EDC Las Vegas, over 100 eclectic DJs and producers will perform across more than 60 events at the best day clubs, pool parties and nightclubs Las Vegas has to offer. EDC Week phase three events include: Read More

Gordon Ramsay To Open Hell’s Kitchen Restaurant At Caesars Palace

Gordon Ramsay’s Las Vegas dining dynasty just got a fiery expansion. “We will be turning up the heat at Caesars Palace,” Ramsay said. Backed by a 17-foot tall Hell’s Kitchen logo lit on fire, Ramsay confirmed that he will open the first ever Hell’s Kitchen restaurant at Caesars Palace in winter 2017. The celebrity chef’s press conference was part of the premiere culinary weekend in Las Vegas — Vegas Uncork’d. Read More

New Bingo Room To Debut Friday Night At Palace Station

Champagne and bingo, not the likeliest of combinations in the average casino, come together Friday night as Station Casinos unveils the first of its multimillion-dollar Palace Station renovations — a new 362-seat bingo room. Read More

Mirage Las Vegas: Review

I had been wanting to stay at Mirage since my Vegas obsession started. Mirage was the catalyst and now, to me, representation of the Vegas I fell in love with. My wife and I had three nights booked. I was fortunate enough to snag a two-night comp reward through MyVegas and we purchased a third night later. Read More

Nevada Implementing 80 Mph Speed Limit On I-80

Nevada transportation officials are raising the speed limit from 75 mph to 80 mph on a rural stretch of Interstate 80. Department of Transportation spokeswoman Meg Ragonese says the state’s new top legal speed will take effect as soon as signs are posted. That could be as early as mid-May. Read More

A Peek Inside BLVD Pool At The Cosmopolitan

As I’ve stated in the past and will further detail in the next episode of the podcast, upgrading your pool day with a cabana is not only a fun way to spend an afternoon, but can be economical as well. Much of the cabana experience hinges on the location relative to the pool and the service of your host. I found that the service at Cosmopolitan’s BLVD Pool was great, but some of their cabana locations are underwhelming. Read More

Deborah Wall: Guided Tour The Best Way To See Stunning Monument Valley

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, on the Utah-Arizona border, boasts some of the most striking buttes, mesas, arches and panoramic views in the world. You have no doubt seen images of these formations, for they have been prominently featured in hundreds of advertisements and films, but seeing the place firsthand is awe-inspiring. It’s one of those places that everyone should see at least once. Read More

Paradise Palms Is Part Sinatra, Part Jetson And All Las Vegas

When we think of classic, retro Rat Pack Las Vegas, we think of a life lived on gaming floors and showroom stages. Yet some of the most swingin’-est events held in the most sensational settings happened at home. And many of those homes were located in Paradise Palms, a neighborhood of mid-century residences near Downtown that has become increasingly celebrated as both a historical site and a primer on mid-mod style. Read More

9 Ways To Go Behind The Scenes In Vegas

Like an elaborate production show, the Las Vegas Strip is theater in its own right, a 24-hour tourism marvel that relies on the cooks, crews and aquarists working backstage. Most visitors never pull back the curtain, but there are plenty of ways to glimpse the inner workings of Las Vegas, if you know where to look. Read More

Many ‘Viva Las Vegas’ Filming Sites Remain Unchanged

Betty Gripentag wasn’t even aware a movie was being made in the area. So when she zoomed past Elvis, or perhaps a stunt driver doubling as Elvis, she barely noticed. She knew something was up when an angry highway patrol trooper pulled her over, though. Read More