Las Vegas News

2017 Life Is Beautiful Lineup Revealed

In its fifth year, the 2017 Life Is Beautiful lineup boasts the most diverse group of acts to date. This morning, a video by Critical Focus revealed more than 70 artists who will be performing in Downtown Las Vegas September 22 – 24. Big names include 2016 “Best New Artist” Grammy winner Chance the Rapper, English rockers Muse, pop singer Lorde, rock band Blink-182 and indie pop favorites The xx. The lineup also includes a long list of electronic artists including Kaskade and ZHU. Read More

6 Perfect Las Vegas Poolside Dining Restaurants

Nothing says summer like a lazy day at the pool. Chances are you’re going to be out soaking up the rays or partying at a pool club all day while you’re in Vegas. Trust us, all that sun and fun will make you hungry so you’ll be looking for a place to dine poolside in Las Vegas. Read More

Las Vegas Is Already Accepting Large Bets On The Floyd Mayweather/Conor McGregor Fight

Even though Floyd Mayweather is clearly still focused on his potential fight with Conor McGregor, as evidenced by the interview he did with the paparazzi outside of a club in Los Angeles this week, the fight is still a long way from being official. Neither Mayweather nor McGregor has agreed to the terms of the fight, and there’s a strong chance that we won’t ever get to see the two men get into the boxing ring together, in spite of all the rumors that have circulated about the fight in recent months. Read More

If You Missed It: MGM Raised Parking Fees At 12 Las Vegas Properties

MGM Resorts, which last year became the first Las Vegas hotel chain to charge for parking, is increasing its parking fees. Read More

Las Vegas Arts District Relaunches First Friday South

Derek Stonebarger, Las Vegas Arts District board president and owner of ReBAR, has decided to reopen his monthly First Friday South beginning May 5. Stonebarger originally created the event years ago when First Friday announced that the festival was going on hiatus over the summer months. At that time, he owned and operated a theater on 3rd Street. The First Friday offshoot served as a way to keep people coming to the Arts District during the break. Read More

Las Vegas Sees Best March Ever For Tourism

Las Vegas posted its highest March visitation numbers, mimicking gaudy airport traffic statistics reported earlier in the week, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority officials said Wednesday. The authority reported 3.78 million visitors to Southern Nevada for the month, a 1.4 percent increase over March 2016. Read More

Crowd At Las Vegas Cconvention Sees First-Ever 4K Live Stream From Space

It was a giant leap for live streaming. Peggy Whitson, a National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA astronaut, spoke with a crowd Wednesday at the Las Vegas Convention Center in the first-ever, 4K live stream from outer space. Read More

Celebrity Chefs And Foodies Mingle At Vegas Uncork’d Grand Tasting

More than 2,000 food fans ate and drank their way through Vegas Uncork’d’s 11th annual Grand Tasting last night at Caesars Palace. The event by Bon Appétit Magazine, held at the Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis, is one of the country’s top culinary events. More than 50 chefs served up a staggering array of dishes, and sommeliers and mixologists poured more than 100 premium wines and spirits. Read More

Las Vegas, Phoenix Already Hit With 100-Degree Days

It’s only the first week in May, but already Las Vegas and Phoenix have both reached record-breaking, triple-digit temperatures. The National Weather Service said Las Vegas had its first 100-degree day of the season on Friday. Read More

Parking Fees On The Strip, Hurting Or Helping Business?

It’s almost been a year since MGM Resorts International broke with Las Vegas tradition and started charging customers to park. There was an immediate outcry from locals. Some of them promising to boycott MGM and take their money elsewhere. Read More