Posts in the Month of September, 2010:

Charity, Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, The Quad

Vegas Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Today marked the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s first “Pink Newspaper Day” to help fight breast cancer, and a slew of Vegas notables were out in force to sell pink newspapers and bring attention to October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Among the celebrities selling the Las Vegas Review-Journal (printed on pink newsprint) was Harrah’s magician (and….

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Celebrities, Charity, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Planet Hollywood

Oh, Heavens, Holly’s Back from Vacation

Holly Madison, star of Peepshow at Planet Hollywood, just returned from a short vacation. And Holly has returned as only Holly can. Pictorially! The comely de facto mayor of Las Vegas (per this Las Vegas blog, anyway) is currently featured in UFC Magazine. See all the photos here. As if one needed an additional reason….

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

Oktoberfest Block Party Invades O’Sheas

Yes, they’re calling it “Rocktoberfest,” but your cringing will come to a screeching halt when you don your lederhosen, hoist your beer stein (or plastic cup) and revel in the Oktoberfest mayhem at the no-holds-barred block party slated for O’Sheas on Oct. 9. No block party at O’Sheas would be complete without tempting drink specials,….

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Caesars Palace, Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment

Music Superman Rod Stewart to Play Caesars Palace

One of the true greats of pop music, Rod Stewart, is set to perform a series of concerts at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Nov. 6-21. The Scottish Stewart has wowed audiences around the world, and has an astonishing five decades of hits and sold-out live shows under his belt. Rod Stewart has had more….

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Things to Do

This Ain’t Your Grampa’s Flamingo: Go Sexy

Our visit to the new store at Flamingo Las Vegas began innocently enough. The entrance to Go Sexy was adorned with a pair of giant legs. Nice touch, right? It didn’t take us long to realize Go Sexy wasn’t your ordinary gift shop. First tip-off? The large display in the middle of the store, consisting….

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Celebrities, Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment

Ashanti Shakes Things Up at Carnaval Court

R&B chanteuse Ashanti brought her Grammy-winning musical chops to the Carnaval Court at Harrah’s Las Vegas on Sep. 25. The chart-topping singer blasted through her hits, including “Foolish,” reminding the frenzied fans at Carnaval Court about what made Ashanti a star in the first place. Ashanti’s accolades include multiple Billboard Awards, two American Music Awards….

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Harrah's Entertainment, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Hotels

New Harrahs.com Reservation Thingy Launches

Holy innovation, Batman! Harrahs.com, one of the world’s most popular travel sites (seriously), just launched a major revamp of its room reservation system. Now, there’s a chance you don’t especially care about this newsflash. Fine, be like that. But, at least give us a chance to facilitate your caring, because some of the new features….

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Las Vegas, Things to Do

Today’s Random Las Vegas Photo

It’s a little off the beaten path, but a visit to Las Vegas’ renowned, mind-bending Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health is well worth the trip. Take a look. The Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health was designed by famed architect, and guy this blog had technically never heard of before yesterday, Frank Gehry. Frank….

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Bally's Las Vegas, Caesars Palace, Celebrities, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Paris Las Vegas

Matt Goss Song “Lovely Las Vegas” Gets Sparkly Video

Caesars Palace crooner Matt Goss just released a glitzy new video for his song, “Lovely Las Vegas.” You’re seeing it here first! Goss created the soulful homage to Sin City as a theme for a local news program. The song proved so popular, he did a full-fledged version, now immortalized on the YouTubes. The video….

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

Get Punked at Crown in the Rio With Lit, Zebrahead

We saw an extremely offensive T-shirt the other day that said, “If my music’s too loud, you’re too old.” Point taken. That said, fans young and old are going to be getting their punk on at Rio on Sep. 25 with Lit, Zebrahead, The Fact Remains and other bands on a cochlea-damaging bill. Lit’s biggest….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Things to Do

Today’s Random Vegas Photo

Come on in, the water’s fine! Just another day at the Palace, folks. (Caesars Palace, that is.) Learn more about the incredible pool complex at Caesars Palace. Bonus factoid: See that waterfall thingy? Underneath is a full bar as well as swim-up blackjack tables. And this blog is not there right now, why?

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Planet Hollywood, Things to Do

Our Favorite Star Portrait at Planet Hollywood

The walls of Planet Hollywood are awash with photos of entertainment’s brightest stars. Since this blog dabbles in photography from time to time, the image below would have to be our favorite! This funny, candid portrait of screen great Peter Sellers was done by Terry O’Neill, and it’s a signed, limited edition print (3/50, to….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Entertainment, Las Vegas Hotels, Things to Do

Travel Channel Gives Vegas the Once Over

How’d we miss this segment about Las Vegas on the Travel Channel? Oh, well. Time to play catch-up! Keep an eye out for your favorite places to play.

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Celebrities, Charity, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Things to Do

Today’s Sin City Quickies

It’s time for a Vegas news purge. Which sounds kind of gross, granted, but in actuality, it’s a way for us to share loads of Vegas scoop without having to do much actual “writing” or “thinking.” So, let’s have at it! * The nominations for the World Series of Poker Hall of Fame have been….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Miracle Mile, Planet Hollywood, Shopping, Things to Do

DC at Miracle Mile Shops Hosts Skater Dudes

DC inside the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood will host an autograph-signing session with Street League Skateboarding athletes on Sept. 23 (5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.). Skaters expected to attend include Danny Way, Colin McKay, Josh Kalis, PJ Ladd, Nick Dompierre, Linsey Robertson, Matt Miller, Chaz Ortiz, Marquise Henry, Evan Smith and Wes Kremer…..

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