In a momentous occasion for $550 million Linq district, the first passenger cabin of its High Roller has been officially installed, and was rotated up to the top this morning. After arriving in Vegas, the custom constructed, 22-ton cabin even got its own police escorts to transport it to site. With the cabin now beaming….
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 first day of fall is Sunday, Sept. 22 and though Las Vegas isn’t exactly a city of distinct seasons, the mood starts to shift, the temperatures drop back into double digits and a pre-holiday fervor takes hold. There’s always something fabulous happening, but in addition to the 10,465,9348 reasons to visit Vegas year round,….
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….
Leading up to the Miss USA pageant from Planet Hollywood on June 16, the toothsome contestants have been taking advantage of everything Las Vegas has to offer. This blog forced itself to chronicle some of the activities leading up to the Miss USA broadcast. First, several contestants visited Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars….
If you’ve been checking in on the live cam that points toward The Quad and the neighboring Linq entertainment district project, you may have noticed the Quad’s new “vortex” lights being tested. Today, we got a close-up look at the dazzly good fun to come. Click here for a larger version. The lights are still….
This year’s Vegas Uncork’d food and wine festival by Bon Appétit (May 9-12, 2013), was a non-stop series of high-profile events highlighting Sin City’s best chefs, sommeliers and restaurants. Among the more popular events of Vegas Uncork’d were a “Master Series” of hosted dinners at Caesars Palace, where guests had the opportunity to rub elbows….
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….
It seems like only yesterday (because it was yesterday) we were peeking our head in at The Quad’s new casino area, and there was so much to be done! The dealertainer tables were being assembled. The shelves at the new “Q” Wine & Spirits store were yet to be filled. The roulette wheels were being….