June 2012 - Las Vegas Blog

Posts in the Month of June, 2012:

Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Paris Las Vegas

“Jersey Boys” Named “Best Classic Production Show”

The Las Vegas Weekly Awards are out, and “Jersey Boys” at Paris Las Vegas has been named the “Best Classic Production Show” in Las Vegas. The Tony Award-winning “Jersey Boys” features the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. The show’s won numerous awards over the years, but this is the first since it….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants

What This Blog Had for Its Birthday Lunch

Presumably, you only have one birthday a year, so when our friends in the office asked where we’d like to have our birthday lunch, this blog immediately said, “Italian.” Which, granted, is more of a “what” than a “where,” but it was our birthday, so cut us some slack. An easy choice in the realm….

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

Two Divas Giveaways: Shania and Celine at Caesars

This blog loves it some free Vegas stuff, and this would be those. There are currently two giveaways happening on Facebook, one for Celine Dion fans and another for Shania Twain fans. Each gives up a Caesars Palace stay, tickets to see these stellar performers live and other sweet freebies. First up, the “Celine VIP….

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Nightlife

Today’s Las Vegas Hooch Hook-Up, Tequilawise

Today’s hooch is brought to you by the fun-loving folks at Carlos’n Charlie’s at Flamingo Las Vegas. How does this blog know they’re fun-loving? Because we’ve personally had fun there. Between 10:00 p.m. and midnight, Carlos’n Charlie’s offers $3 shots of El Jimador tequila. “El Jimador,” of course, is Spanish for, “How did I end….

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Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, The Linq, The Quad

First Look at IP’s New Check-In, More Linq News

One of the cool things about The Linq development project happening in Las Vegas is that it’s not just one thing. It’s not just a giant observation wheel, or new places to shop or drink. From what we’ve seen and heard so far, The Linq could end up being a new way to experience Vegas,….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Things to Do

Las Vegas Sites Featured in Cobra Starship Video

They tore up the charts with their hit, “You Make Me Feel,” and now Cobra Starship is winning this blog over by featuring Vegas in their latest video for “#1Nite.” While this blog is not a fan of spelling “night” as “nite,” we’re willing to overlook it just this once. Why? The radio-friendly song serves….

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Nightlife

Today’s Vegas Hooch Hook-Up: 2-for-1 Martinis

What’s better than a Vegas cocktail? How about two for the price of one? How about blog posts that don’t start with questions? Are we ready to move on yet? The Center Cut Steakhouse at Flamingo Las Vegas has launched a new happy hour, but since it goes from noon to midnight, calling it a….

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Las Vegas Casinos, The Quad, Things to Do

Auto Collections at IP Now Give Aural Gratification

As if the Auto Collections at Imperial Palace weren’t already pleasing enough, the car-lover’s paradise just started giving guests a whole new way to enjoy the rare autos on display with the introduction of handheld audio tour devices. The self-guided audio tours are available as of today (June 27, 2012), and will add a whole….

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Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Planet Hollywood, Shopping

“Awesome ’80s Prom” Show Comes to V Theater

The ’80s is a favorite era of this blog, so we were downright giddy to learn of a new show opening at the V Theater inside The Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood on July 13, “Awesome ’80s Prom.” The interactive show will take guests back to the days of “shoulder pads, big hair, preppies….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Nightlife, Paris Las Vegas

Pink Velvet, If You Please

Here’s today’s magical Las Vegas cocktail, courtesy of the Eiffel Tower Restaurant at Paris Las Vegas. It’s the Pink Velvet, and if this drink doesn’t put you in a romantic mood, you may be a cyborg. Here’s what’s in it, in case you’d like to try it at home. (Trust us, it’s better at Paris….

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Caesars Palace, Charity, Las Vegas Casinos

Caesars Fountain Coins Will Go to Worthy Cause

It never hurts to get a little extra mojo when you’re visiting a Las Vegas casino. Some believe tossing a coin into a fountain is good luck, and now those coins are going to a good cause. Caesars Palace recently announced it would donate coins thrown into its iconic front fountain to the University Medical….

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Celebrities, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment

Donny & Marie Have Been Doing This for 50 Years

It’s hard to believe. Siblings Donny and Marie Osmond have been doing what they do for five decades. If you wonder what keeps the magic alive, take a look at this amusing video of these two during an appearance on CNN Newsroom. Their rapport, and good-natured rivalry, is truly one-of-a-kind, and it more than comes….

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

Penn & Teller to Get Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

A select group of entertainment luminaries have been chosen to receive stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2013, and Sin City’s own Penn & Teller are among them. Hollywood Walk of Fame trivia: The Walk of Fame is 1.3 miles long, or 2.1 kilometers long, whatever a kilometer might be. Of all the….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants

Bradley Ogden Restaurant Set to Close at Caesars

Bradley Ogden restaurant at Caesars Palace will close after dinner service on Aug. 5, 2012 after a 10-year run. No official announcement about the restaurant’s replacement has been made yet, but you can probably get some juicy rumors with a Google search. Which we’re not advocating. Probably. Bradley Ogden restaurant won countless awards over its….

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

Inside Lady Gaga’s Dressing Room (Sorta)

The multi-talented Kate Steele is such a great Lady Gaga impersonator, you may just wonder why people are so eager to fork over big bucks to see the real one. Steele is currently appearing in “Legends in Concert” at Harrah’s Las Vegas, and her portrayal of pop phenom Lady Gaga is impressive on several levels…..

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