Posts in the Month of September, 2009:

Las Vegas

Today’s “Only in Vegas” Moment

Dan. Selling his body on the Las Vegas Strip. With a clever twist. Only in Vegas!

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Las Vegas Restaurants, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino, Things to Do

This Has Epic Written All Over It

Hot off the virtual presses! The world of competitive eating will soon converge on Martorano’s at Rio Las Vegas for the Martorano’s Masters Meatball Championship. This first-ever event is slated for Nov. 8. Read more on the official site of the International Federation of Competitive Eating. Because we knew that organization existed before this very second,….

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Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Things to Do

Summer’s Winding Down: Don’t Wait!

The temps here in Vegas took a serious dip today, and it’s clear summer is winding down. The prime pool season is winding down, too, so don’t miss it. Take a look at our Top Five Pools in Las Vegas, and book your end-of-summer getaway. Better yet, extend your summer with exclusive low rates at many….

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Things to Do

It’s Bikefest 2009

“Move over!” Translation: A big, rumbling welcome to our friends in town for Las Vegas Bikefest. It runs Oct. 1-4. This is one of the biggest motorcycle rallies anywhere, and the event features amazing custom bikes, entertainment, legions of vendors and various forms of debauchery. Hey, there’s an event scheduled that’s called the “Beef, Bourbon & Babes….

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Las Vegas Casinos, O'Sheas, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino, Things to Do

The World of Ink Collides With Vegas

If you’re a fan of “tats,” you won’t want to miss the Tattoo Expo, Oct. 2-4. Learn more. In the meantime, see our visit to Vince Neil Ink at Rio. Or find out what parts of you are ink-able from some nice folks at Vince Neil Ink at O’Sheas.

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Las Vegas

Our 200th Post-iversary: Top 10 Picks

This is our 200th post on the Pulse of Vegas Blog, and we’re in the mood to celebrate. In honor of this quasi-milestone, let’s take a look back at our favorite posts to-date. (In no particular order, because honestly, who has time to order things?) Ah, the memories. 1. Our inside look at RUB BBQ at Rio….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment

Jamie Foxx Comes to Caesars Palace

Multi-talented superstar Jamie Foxx is coming to Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Oct. 9. Catch him live! Foxx’s new album features collaborations with some of the biggest names in urban music, like Lil’ Wayne, Kanye West and T-Pain. Random Jamie Foxx factoid: Early in his career, while performing in comedy clubs, he noticed that….

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Las Vegas, Total Rewards

Use Reward Credits on Hawaiian Air

We love our many guests from Hawaii and beyond. Now, Total Rewards members can exchange Reward Credits for HawaiianMiles on Hawaiian Air. Learn more about this new perk for members of the most successful casino loyalty program in the known universe. With all due modesty, of course.

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels

In Vegas, Size Counts: Biggest U.S. Hotels

Of the 20 largest hotels in the U.S., 17 are in (wait for it) Las Vegas. Surprised? Here’s a list of the biggest hotels in the United States, based on their room numberness. 1. MGM Grand 2. Luxor 3. Mandalay Bay (and The Hotel) 4. The Venetian 5. Excalibur 6. Bellagio 7. Circus Circus 8…..

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Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino, Things to Do

New Video from Vince Neil Ink at Rio

A little look inside the brand-spanking new (emphasis on spanking) Vince Neil Ink at Rio Las Vegas. Our favorite shot from the video? This one, of course! See some pics from our recent visit. Learn more about Vince Neil Ink.

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Things to Do

Halloween’s Scary-Fun in Sin City

Halloween is just around the corner, and nobody does Halloween like Las Vegas! Here’s a handy list of some of the haunted houses and Halloween events planned around town. Halloween highlights include the first-ever Trick or Tweet package and mobile scavenger hunt at Caesars Palace. A couple of the most infamous Sin City haunted houses include Hotel….

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Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants

A Sushi Master at Work

The other day, we popped in at Ichiban Restaurant, on the mall level of Bally’s Las Vegas. We felt immediately welcome at this humble, intimate dining spot featuring authentic Japanese delicacies, many of which we are unable to actually pronounce. It’s a bit tough to locate, but well worth the search. You’ll find it across from….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants

Five Ways to Enjoy Guy Savoy

Here’s a nice write-up about Restaurant Guy Savoy, and five ways to enjoy world-class cuisine, now from $98 per person. Quite a value!

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Gaming, Race & Sports

Today’s Vegas Sports Betting Factoid

In the realm of sports betting, a 3-to-1 odds bet is called a “carpet” bet (or “tres” bet). Now you know.

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Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Nightlife

OK, We Get It

We get it! It’s funny. Actually, since you asked, “Go Lounge” is short for the Bally’s Indigo Lounge. Enough of this frivolity. This is Las Vegas, a city known for its seriousness. Uh, right?

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