Las Vegas News

Looking For The Best Food In Las Vegas? Get Far Away From The Strip

Chef Sheridan Su is proof that great Las Vegas dining isn’t just in flashy Strip casinos. Su, who runs Fat Choy at the off-Strip Eureka casino and also presides over the tiny, lunch-only Flock & Fowl on West Sahara Avenue, has signed a lease to open a new restaurant in downtown Vegas. He plans to debut a larger version of Flock & Fowl, which is known for its excellent Hainan chicken rice, this fall. Read More

Look Inside This Million-Dollar Las Vegas Hotel Room

The top four floors of the Cosmopolitan hotel in Las Vegas have been vacant since the day the casino opened in 2010. But as part of a five-year capital investment plan by the Blackstone Group that shifts the hotel’s focus from culinary destination to stylish casino hotspot, they’ve finally been furnished and opened to the public. Well, sort of. Read More

Owner Of PT’s Pubs To Buy Stratosphere, 3 Other Nevada Casinos

Golden Entertainment is reaching new heights with its latest acquisition. The operators of the PT’s Pubs tavern chain popular in Southern Nevada is acquiring the company that owns four casinos, including Stratosphere, for $850 million. Read More

14 Things To Know About Launch Of Recreational Marijuana Sales In Nevada

Legal recreational marijuana sales in Nevada begin Saturday. Lengthy lines are expected at marijuana shops across the Las Vegas Valley this weekend as Nevada joins Colorado, Oregon, Washington and Alaska as states that allow regulated sales of recreational pot. Read More

Tourists Flock To Death Valley For Pictures With 130-Degree Thermometer Reading

What is it like to experience near 130-degree heat in direct sunlight? As with most things these days, your iPhone knows. Used for less than 10 minutes in the oppressive heat of Death Valley, the phone shuts down with an urgent warning: “iPhone needs to cool down before you can use it.” Read More

Here’s How The Wealthiest Guests In Las Vegas Dine

Chicken-fried Kobe beef and ice cream topped with caviar, washed down with rare whiskey? If you’re among the highest of rollers, affectionately known as whales, you can eat what you want — whenever you want it — at Las Vegas resorts. Read More

Crews Putting Final Touches On Renovation Of Planet Hollywood

On a late May morning, a dozen construction workers dressed in hard hats and neon vests are hustling back and forth along a section of Planet Hollywood’s seventh floor, putting the final touches on its renovation and moving out equipment. Read More

Phoenix, Las Vegas Housing Markets Return To Average Growth

In another sign the U.S. housing market is returning to normal, Las Vegas and Phoenix — poster children of the bubble and bust — are looking average. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, which covers home-price fluctuations in the entire nation, rose 5.8% in the 12 months ended in March, the fastest rate in 33 months. Read More

Downtown Las Vegas Bike Sharing Price Cut In Half For Summer

Rental prices are being slashed in half for the new bicycle sharing program in downtown Las Vegas as part of a summertime promotion running from Independence Day weekend to Labor Day. Read More

Tourists Brave The Heat On The Las Vegas Strip

It’s the first weekend of summer, and Southern Nevada has had eight straight days of temperatures at 110 degrees or higher. The heat isn’t stopping tourist from visiting Las Vegas. Read More