Las Vegas News

Britney Spears’ Vegas Residency Has Taken Fans On A Thrill Ride

On the second Monday in April, Britney Spears announced the closing dates of her Las Vegas residency at Planet Hollywood Resort’s The Axis. Britney: Piece of Me will conclude on New Year’s Eve after four years of performances that revitalized her career and marked the beginning of a new wave of Strip headliners who became pop superstars in the ’90s and afterward.  Read More

Evel (Kneviel) Pie Gaining Popularity On Fremont Street

Evel Pie is joining more than 70 pizzerias across the U.S. in fighting child hunger. Participating pizzerias each feature a specialty pizza and donate $1 to No Kid Hungry for every featured pizza sold during May, 2017. The campaign is called “Slice Out Special” and is produced by a NYC-based nonprofit called Slice Out Hunger, which supports hunger relief and prevention organizations through the American pizza community. Read More

Dear Abs, This One’s For You. Here Are The Best Hotel Gyms In Las Vegas

According to the former Governor of California and seven-time Mr. Olympia champion, Arnold Schwarzenegger, “it’s simple, if it jiggles, it’s fat.” Don’t think we forgot about you gym rats who love to spend some time pumping iron. So here are a few gyms where you can get the best workout. Read More

Ricky Martin’s New Show Brings Director Jamie King ‘Full Circle’

‘I won’t rest until I have at least 10 shows on the Strip. How about that?” Jamie King says with a laugh. For now he will have to settle for two. At least on the nights Ricky Martin is in town with his “All In” showcase, which opened Wednesday at the Park Theater. Read More

O’Sheas Casino Has Been Gone Five Years, But It’s Not Forgotten

The beloved O’Sheas Casino closed at noon on April 30, 2012. Five years later, diehard fans of O’Sheas still feel the sting of saying farewell to what had been a 23-year run on the Las Vegas Strip. Read More

Circus Circus Expands Pool Complex, Including 50-Foot Waterslide

Circus Circus has begun an expansion of its pool complex, including the addition of what professionals in the waterpark industry call a “big-ass waterslide.” The towering, 50-foot waterslide will give guests three distinct experiences. There’s a “speed slide,” an “aqua tube” and a four-lane “mat racer.” Read More

As Marriage Equality Moves Forward In Nevada, Republican Ira Hansen Speaks Up For Polygamy

The Nevada Senate has advanced a resolution that would place on the 2020 ballot the question of whether the state Constitution should be amended to remove language recognizing marriage as being solely between a man and a woman, and replace it with text that recognizes marriage equality. Read More

Las Vegas Hotel Parking Fees Up Again In April

MGM Resorts, which last year became the first Las Vegas hotel chain to charge for parking, is increasing its parking fees. The company, whose hotels dominate the Las Vegas Strip and include MGM Grand, New York-New York, Bellagio and Mirage, among others, said the new rates take effect April 12. Read More

Deborah Wall: Grand Staircase’s Slot Canyons Worth Journey Into Utah

There are hundreds of slot canyons in Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Park, but most are hard to find, and it might take days afoot to reach them. A few, however, are accessed fairly easily on a day trip, as long as you are up to driving rough gravel roads and able to hike a round trip of a few moderate miles. Read More

VIDEO VAULT: Las Vegas’ Worst Wind Storm Caused Millions Of Dollars Of Damage In 1989

Newcomers to Las Vegas may have been surprised at just how much damage was caused by last week’s wind storm, but the area has endured much worse. The highest winds ever recorded here were in 1989. The heaviest damage was at McCarran airport, which sustained millions of dollars’ worth of destruction. Read More