One of the more splendorous (hey, we went to college) hotel lobbies in Las Vegas just got itself some holiday touches. Caesars Palace has begun to deck its halls, and statuary (it was a B.A. in Fancy Words), with festive holiday decorations sure to please the eye. Click here for a larger version, so your….
Vegas casinos pay out so many hefty jackpots, on such a regular basis, it’s not even really considered big news. Except to this Las Vegas blog, which dreams of someday getting its first royal flush in video poker and buying a Las Vegas hotel. Or perhaps a scale model of a hotel, made out of….
Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon is a little casino with a big heart, and now it’s getting a big vote of confidence with a $185 million renovation. The optimally-located hotel-casino, which sits at the corner of Flamingo Boulevard and Las Vegas Boulevard, next to Flamingo Las Vegas, will close temporarily on Feb. 4, 2013 for….
Popular singing group Human Nature has ended a three-year run at Imperial Palace (The Quad), performing a final show on Nov. 25, 2012. The show, “Smokey Robinson Presents Human Nature: The Ultimate Celebration of Motown,” has entertained thousands of Las Vegas visitors since it opened on May 23, 2009. The Nov. 25 show marked the….
As has been the case since the very inception of Las Vegas in the early 17th century (just go with it), Sin City nightclubs are once again pulling in major talent for their New Year’s Eve weekend celebrations. Today, we learned singer and TV personality CeeLo Green will perform live on Dec. 30, 2012 at….
What could possibly make a person love Las Vegas more? How about Las Vegas rooms for less? How about blog posts that don’t ask rhetorical questions all the time? Why, are you easily annoyed by questions? Isn’t that something you feel should be addressed? Perhaps professionally? Seriously! There is a serious sale on rooms going….
In what has somehow become an annual ritual, this blog will now rattle off 21 things to be thankful for in Las Vegas. Post your own things in the Comments section. 1. Mini Plates We love buffets, like the new Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace, where the food is served in little plates. It’s like….
It’s easy to overlook Koi Las Vegas, because it’s a little hidden on the Mezz (second) level at Planet Hollywood, but the flavors and nightlife are hard to miss. Koi’s restaurant and lounge combo is a mix of Eastern design and Hollywood style, with a focus on Japanese-inspired food (“with California accents”), as well as….
One of the most-photographed statues in Las Vegas is the David replica at the Appian Way Shops inside Caesars Palace. This statue is truly special, because it’s an exact replica of Michelangelo’s masterpiece, sculpted from the same Italian marble Michelangelo used (Carrara marble). David is 18 feet tall, and weighs more than nine tons. Warning:….
Being stranded when your car breaks down can be a serious bummer. Thankfully, it’s the Chippendales to the rescue! While the gift shop that adjoins the Chippendales male revue showroom at Rio Las Vegas offers a variety of saucy keepsakes, it may come as a surprise that the store also offers many items that could….
It was a spectacle worthy of Las Vegas, as the famed Las Vegas Strip was shut down for a short time on Nov. 14, 2012 to welcome Shania Twain to Caesars Palace. Throngs of Twain’s ardent fans lining The Strip were treated to a once-in-a-lifetime scene: Dozens of horses paraded up Las Vegas Boulevard, delivering….
Everyone comes to Sin City, eventually, and bigtime TV series are no exception. “Royal Pains,” a popular show on the USA channel, recently shot an upcoming two-hour movie in one of The Strip’s most iconic hotels, Caesars Palace. We breached security to bring you some exclusive, behind-the-scenes photos from the casino floor during the shoot…..
There are few experiences in life that can match the sheer exhilaration of simply strolling the Las Vegas Strip. The neon, the stunning architecture, the people-watching, the non-stop revelry. Recently, we spotted a mode of transport on The Strip in front of Caesars Palace which could very well change the way The Strip gets experienced…..
Have you ever seen a $60,000 sandwich? You’re about to. Chef Robert Butler (below), of Café Ile Saint Louis at Paris Las Vegas, not only made a $60,000 sandwich, he invented one. Butler, with his right-hand man, Chef Lowell McCain of Le Village Buffet at Paris, was named the first-ever World Food Champion at the….
Recent improvements outside the Margaritaville Casino at Flamingo Las Vegas have resulted in a prime new spot for people-watching on the Las Vegas Strip. The new patio area, just outside the 5 O’Clock Somewhere Bar, has tables and seating, perfect for checking out the non-stop action on The Strip. Recent construction has also widened the….