Posts in the Month of April, 2010:

Celebrities, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino

Estefans Feted by Vegas Walk of Stars

We always wanted to use the word “feted.”  Music legends Emilio and Gloria Estefan were feted by the Las Vegas Walk of Stars at a dedication ceremony on Apr. 29 at Rio Vegas. Their star will be installed outside Flamingo Las Vegas. Thanks to Dave Proctor for the sweet pic. Oh, and here’s a totally….

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Weddings

Everyone’s a Photographer in Vegas

We snagged this random photo at a recent wedding hosted by the Flamingo Wedding Chapel. Check out the Flamingo Las Vegas chapel page on Facebook. Always lively! Read our exclusive interview with the Flamingo chapel manager. Got questions? She’s got answers.

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, O'Sheas

Luke Jermay Will Be Missed

We’re bummed to say that the two shows featuring “mind reader” Luke Jermay at O’Sheas have closed, “Mind Reader” (formerly “Mental”) and a recent offering, “Dirty Mind.” We sense Jermay will pop up at another venue in town soon, and we’ll let you know, because his shows were always entertaining and one of the best….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants

Kansas Man Eats His Way to Vegas

Randy Santel, from Overland Park, Kansas, is well on his way to Las Vegas because he won $450 in an eating contest. He devoured a staggering 324 square inches of pizza in an hour to nab the prize, which he plans to use for a trip to Sin City. About 100 people had tried the feat….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, O'Sheas, Things to Do

O’Sheas Gets a Jump on Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a big deal in Vegas, and O’Sheas Las Vegas is getting the party started early with its first-ever “Uno de Mayo Block Party.” Best part, it’s free. Well, that’s one of the best parts. The block party on May 1 goes from noon to midnight and features plenty of live music,….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Restaurants, Things to Do, Total Rewards

Well, Yeah, Actually, This Kind of Sucks

This Las Vegas blog is sorry to announce that the widely-beloved Buffet of Buffets is no longer available at its ridiculously-low, former price. As of today (Jul. 17), the price is $39.99 for Total Rewards members (and their companions under 21), and $45.99 for non-members. We know, we know. Slight bummer. However, we are highly-trained….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas

Danke, Mr. Las Vegas

Wayne Newton’s show, “Once Before I Go,” at the Trop closed on Apr. 24. Wayne Newton is believed to have performed more than 30,000 shows in Sin City over four decades. You’re the man, “Mr. Las Vegas,” and no matter what’s next for you, onstage or off, you’ll always hold a special place in our hearts.

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Las Vegas, Things to Do

Can Something Be Lame AND Fun?

Finally, an answer to the question, “Can something be lame AND fun?” Well, yes, actually, it can. Here’s a silly site that lets you change the text on the famed Las Vegas welcome sign. Go play.

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Las Vegas

Today’s Sin City Quickies

It’s so much Vegas news, there’s almost not enough room on the Interwebs. Dive in for the steamy, the scandalous and the seductive. (Actual results may vary.) * Don’t pencil this one in, it’s ink-worthy! Fans of the original “Star Trek” series will want to catch the Star Trek auction at Planet Hollywood, Jun. 27…..

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Nightlife, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino

The Rio Las Vegas Rumors Are True

The rumors about Rio Las Vegas are true! A brand new nightclub venue is set to open in Vegas this summer, in the space formerly occupied by the Rio’s 3121 (where Prince performed a series of shows last year). The new venue will play host to a mix of live concerts and late night entertainment. The….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Paris Las Vegas

Cheap Trick’s “Sgt. Pepper Live” at Paris

“Sgt. Pepper Live,” featuring the immortal Cheap Trick, is set to rock Paris Las Vegas for a limited engagement starting Jun. 11. “Sgt. Pepper Live” will feature one of popular music’s most distinctive collection of musicians, Cheap Trick, and the Sgt. Pepper Symphony Orchestra performing a live interpretation of one of the most beloved rock….

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Las Vegas

Daytime Emmys Come to Las Vegas

Hot off the presses! Or whatever the Interwebs version of a press is. The Daytime Emmys will be held in Las Vegas this year. The Daytime Emmys were held in New York for more than 30 years, but apparently the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences finally started reading this Las Vegas blog and came….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Las Vegas Restaurants, Paris Las Vegas

Hey, Don’t Take Our Word for It

We enjoyed this glowing review of the ever-romantic Paris Las Vegas and its various entertainment and dining offerings. We especially enjoyed the fact that they used our wildly incredible photo of a steak from Les Artistes restaurant in the article. Objectively speaking, of course. Here’s another look at our thoughts about another of the surprisingly….

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Celebrities, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino, Things to Do

Gloria and Emilio Estefan Get Vegas Stars

Emilio and Gloria Estefan will be honored by the Las Vegas Walk of Stars at a dedication ceremony on Apr. 29 at 5:00 p.m. in the Crown Theater at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. The ceremony is open to the public. The star will ultimately be installed in the sidewalk in front of Flamingo Vegas. Emilio….

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Caesars Palace, Giveaways, Las Vegas Casinos, Nightlife

You Could Win a Vegas Trip to See Ludacris

Rap music superstar Ludacris performs live at Pure nightclub inside Caesars Palace on May 15, and the folks at Pure Management Group are giving away a free trip to Vegas to take in the show. Click here for a larger version of that flyer thingy. The only thinly-veiled-social-marketing hoop that needs to be jumped through….

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