Las Vegas News

The Ultimate Vegas Strip Crawl Part II

Last month I started an article with a simple premise – that one of the best Vegas Strip experiences is not a particular spot on the Strip, but the Strip itself. Because I like to begin my Vegas trips by strolling from resort to resort, stopping for drinks and snacks as I go, I decided to find those spots where I love to stop and take in my surroundings. Read More

Here’s Why The Plunk, Plunk, Plunk Of Old Coin Slot Machines Is Dying In Vegas

Look at her, just sitting there with a brightly-lit face beckoning with the promise of good times and better fortune. They call her Little Momma. She’s been here for decades, and her appetite has remained insatiable. Read More

Las Vegas Realtors Packing Heat For Protection Against Squatters

In addition to homeowners and neighbors, a different group also says they’re being terrorized by squatters in the valley. “This is the second time they broke in,” said realtor Eddie Lavin. Read More

Marijuana Advertisements Might Be Banned From Las Vegas Airport

Taxis bearing marijuana advertisements could be banned from carrying passengers to and from McCarran International Airport, if ambiguous wording in a proposed ordinance isn’t clarified — or if certain county commissioners get their way. Read More

Vegas Golden Knights’ Practice Facility Close To Completion

They were making ice Wednesday in Summerlin while sprucing up the outside and continuing to build upstairs. Yes, the Golden Knights’ home is starting to look and feel like, well, home. Read More

Nature Up Close: The Grand Canyon

My husband and I used to take students on a six-week field trip through the west. He taught environmental science and I taught plant taxonomy. It was some of the most rewarding teaching we have ever done. The students were excellent, they never missed a class, none of them dropped the classes, almost all of them made As or Bs, and we had a great time. We traveled from Baytown, Texas to New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. Read More

Inside The Las Vegas Bar Where All The Bartenders Are Robots

Waiting to greet patrons inside a newly opened bar on the Las Vegas Strip — across from the Bellagio, in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood — is yet another reminder that robots are coming. For our jobs, our cars and, it seems, our liquor. The latter, thanks to the Tipsy Robot, a new Las Vegas bar that features two bionic mixologists behind the counter, working in unison to mix and pour drinks. Read More

Big Changes In Store For Downtown Las Vegas

Derek Stevens is one of the people who is playing a big part in the area’s transformation. He says he has more projects on the way, especially for the iconic Golden Gate Hotel and Casino. Read More

Tribal Pot Store Near Downtown Las Vegas Aims To Be Biggest In The Country

The boom from legalized recreational marijuana in Nevada is about to get even bigger, thanks to a massive store set to open early next month near downtown Las Vegas. Read More

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area On The Edge Of Las Vegas

After a few days at the crap and blackjack tables in Las Vegas, it will be time to take a break. Hop into a vehicle and head out to Red Rock Canyon. Red Rock Canyon is less then an hour’s drive west of Las Vegas and has many significant geologic features. The area is a good place to kick back and just enjoy nature’s wonders. Read More