The official opening of the new Sugar Factory American Brasserie at Paris Las Vegas happens Mar. 4, but the Sugar Factory retail store is already on its way to being the sweetest new hotspot on the Vegas Strip. The brand-spanking-new (hey, it’s at the Paris, so emphasis on “spanking”) storefront cozies right up to Las….
One of the most beloved Elvis tribute artists on the Strip, Pete “Big Elvis” Vallee will celebrate his birthday on Feb. 28 at Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon. The Big Elvis show is consistently rated as one of the best free shows in Vegas, and not just by this Las Vegas blog. See more free….
What’s your favorite movie set in Las Vegas? Maybe “Ocean’s 11″ or “Casino”? “Con Air”? “Showgirls”? (Kidding.) By some estimates, there have been more than 500 movies shot in and around Las Vegas, but we have a new favorite. It’s “The Amazing Colossal Man”! This black-and-white, 1957 sci-fi flick has it all. Romance. Action. Riveting….
Three beefy performers from the famed Chippendales male revue made a surprise appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Feb. 23. Jaymes Vaughan, Lind Walter and Billy Jeffrey were on-hand as a special treat for country singer, and beloved “American Idol” alum, Kellie Pickler. Thanks to Michael Rozman at Warner Bros. for the photo. Ellen….
The world’s most popular casino loyalty program, Total Rewards, recently unveiled its new app, the MyTR app. The new app works with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. We took the new MyTR app for a test drive, of course. First, the app is free, and this blog loves it some free. Get it here. After….
Human Nature, the crooning quartet that headlines at Imperial Palace, was highlighted in the Feb. 13 issue of Las Vegas Magazine. The singers snagged the cover of the popular magazine, and the issue included amazing photos of the guys doing their Vegas thing. Click here for a larger version. It appears the guys had their….
In honor of National Margarita Day (Feb. 22), we thought we’d take a behind-the-scenes glimpse inside the restaurant considered the center of the margarita universe, Margaritaville at Flamingo Las Vegas. Night after night, Vegas visitors are treated to an enduring, and endearing, Vegas experience at Margaritaville. A bikini-clad woman (nicknamed the “Las Vegas Cutie,” inspired….
Caesars Entertainment’s All-Stage Pass is a novel concept. It’s like an all-you-can-eat buffet, but with Vegas shows. Purchase the pass, and you get all the shows you can consume (there are 18 to choose from) in a 48-hour period, for one entirely reasonable price (just $99 for members of Total Rewards, the Caesars Entertainment player….
The grand opening of the new Gallery Nightclub at Sin City’s Planet Hollywood resort is set for Apr. 15, and guess who’s coming to the party! Socialite and reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian will oversee the festivities to mark the new nightclub’s much-anticipated opening, and she’ll also be celebrating her birthday. Kardashian’s actual birthday is….
There’s something exciting in the air. Well, there soon could be, anyway. A new Vegas-themed charter air carrier, LV Air, expects to take flight in Aug. 2011, carrying passengers between New York City and Sin City. Read more about LV Air on the official site. LV Air expects to make four non-stop flights from John….
Now, why didn’t we think of this? You know how you come to Vegas, and you end up buying all kinds of personal stuff when you arrive? Things like suntan lotion and shaving cream and your special brand of shampoo or conditioner and all that? And then you either have to lug it all back….
There are few words that go as happily together as “Miss USA Pageant,” and we’re borderline exultant to announce the famed pageant will return to Planet Hollywood on the Las Vegas Strip this summer. We can wait while you look up “exultant.” Because this blog certainly had to. The Miss USA Pageant celebrates its 60th….
Granted, there are thrilling sights galore in Las Vegas, but one of them truly gets the heart racing. Here it is! That’s right! It’s the sign marking the entrance to what is considered by, oh, everyone, the greatest buffet in the history of buffets throughout the whole of the known universe: Rio’s Carnival World Buffet…..
Two new venues will be opening this spring at Planet Hollywood on the Las Vegas Strip, the Gallery Nightclub and the Pussycat Dolls Burlesque Saloon. You heard it here first! Unless, of course, you heard it somewhere else first. In which case, we’re not really in the mood to talk to you right now. The….