Downtown Las Vegas is in for quite the milestone weekend as the inaugural Life is Beautiful revelry hits town October 26-27. But even with its big-name headliners such as Kings of Leon, Vampire Weekend and Beck, it has mushroomed into much more than a music festival. But if this is “Vegas’ version of Coachella” as….
Much-anticipated news on the wheeling and dealing at The Linq and its crown jewel, the High Roller observation wheel, is surfacing as December nears. The first phase—meaning about the first third of the landmark district’s 30-plus tenants—is set to open by the end of the year. While there are plenty of strictly-shopping and dining forums….
The world’s tallest Observation Wheel (no, not ferris wheel) is seriously coming along. Drive pretty much anywhere near Las Vegas Boulevard and the High Roller is a mid-Strip homing beacon. Check out the new pics.
The LINQ’s crown jewel is one step closer to completion, as the final section of the Las Vegas High Roller’s rim was put into place on Sept. 10, 2013. Next up for what’s set to be the tallest observation wheel in the world? The addition of its much-anticipated glass-enclosed cabins. Stay tuned!
Whether you live in Vegas or frequent this city often, you probably noticed the drastic progress with The LINQ’s High Roller Observation Wheel, located in the heart of the Strip. While this alone is exciting news, we have even more awesome announcements to share. The LINQ, Caesars Entertainment’s $550 million open-air retail, dining and entertainment district,….
The High Roller Observation Wheel at The Linq is about to get its outer rim! Three mammoth segments of the wheel’s rim, each weighing about 90,000 pounds, are being prepared for installation in the next couple of weeks. Each rim section is 56 feet long, or more than the width of the typical high school….
Passing by what will soon be the entrance to The Linq the other day, we caught a glimpse of the new entertainment promenade’s marquee being assembled. The section of the marquee that says “The Linq” was being hoisted by crane above the sign’s support post, and lowered into place guided by ropes. It’s a little….
Jon Gray, “Mayor” of The Linq project being built between the Flamingo and The Quad, has shared the first photo of a freshly-erected sign for the new O’Sheas. For those who have been missing the original O’Sheas (like this blog) since it closed in 2012, this new sign represents both a blast from the past….
The New York City version of Brooklyn Bowl just received quite an accolade: The entertainment venue just made Rolling Stone’s elite list of “Venues That Rock.” See the full list. The great news for Vegas fans is that center-Strip is getting a Brooklyn Bowl all its own. The massive entertainment complex will open in The….
Although a number of tenants have been announced for The Linq, the first-of-its-kind F.A.M.E. has made us especially curious. The venue’s name stands for “Food. Art. Music. Entertainment.” But we still weren’t getting it. So, we decided to track down Chul Park, who works with HIG Management, the group bringing F.A.M.E. to The Linq. The….
Every day seems to bring changes to the center of the Las Vegas Strip, and The Linq project, a multi-million dollar shopping and entertainment district, is taking shape in dramatic fashion. Seemingly overnight, the site of the now-closed O’Sheas casino has an eye-catching new facade. As you get closer, you can see some of the….
Our post about Free Vegas Shows That Aren’t Shows got us thinking we should share more photos of the High Roller observation wheel construction site. As if we need an excuse. It’s a mind-blower. There have been a number of deliveries in recent days, with some key parts of the High Roller (crown jewel of….
We recently reported some massive leg segments of the High Roller observation wheel at The Linq had arrived. A recent visit confirmed at least one of the leg pieces has already been erected. And, yes, we like saying “erected.” Thanks for asking. Ultimately, the High Roller will be 550 feet tall. So, while this is….
The Linq just got a serious dose of realness! In case you hadn’t heard (hint: visit this blog more often), The Linq is a $550 million district coming to the center of the Las Vegas Strip that will include copious amounts of retail stores, dining and entertainment, as well as a giant observation wheel called….
One of the cool things about The Linq development project happening in Las Vegas is that it’s not just one thing. It’s not just a giant observation wheel, or new places to shop or drink. From what we’ve seen and heard so far, The Linq could end up being a new way to experience Vegas,….