Posts in the Month of March, 2013:

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

Today’s Thing We Wish We Had Our Mouth On

If you’re going to overindulge when you’re in Las Vegas (and you are, aren’t you?), we’ve got a great way to do it. Dessert! Behold, the potentially life-altering Cookie Jar Sundae at Sugar Factory American Brasserie restaurant inside Paris Las Vegas. This gift from the heavens features cookie dough, cookies, ice cream, cookies, warm fudge,….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Nightlife

Six Irresistible Cocktails at The Quad’s Catalyst Bar

The beauty of the new Catalyst Bar at The Quad hotel isn’t just skin deep. There’s some specialty cocktail chops to back it up. This blog forced itself to try some of these new signature cocktails on your behalf, because we’re self-sacrificing like that. First up is the Jal-E-Berri, with muddled strawberries and jalapenos (don’t….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Las Vegas Hotels, Las Vegas Restaurants

Las Vegas Review-Journal Reveals “Best of Las Vegas” Reader Poll Results

It’s an annual tradition. Readers of the Las Vegas Review-Journal vote on their favorite things in Sin City. The results for 2013 are here. The “Best of Las Vegas” poll runs the gamut of Las Vegas offerings, from shows to restaurants, hotels, shopping and more. There’s no “Best Las Vegas Blog” category, but do we….

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Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Hotels

Las Vegas Strip Goes Dark for Earth Hour

On March 23, 2013, hotels on the Las Vegas Strip went dark as a part of the World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour, a global event to raise awareness about sustainability and environmental responsibility. Las Vegas hotels went dark from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This is the fifth year Caesars Entertainment hotels have taken part….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos

Jeff Civillico TV Show, “Vegas Strip Search,” Premieres on Travel Channel April 6

Comedy-juggler Jeff Civillico, who headlines at The Quad Las Vegas, will soon be featured in a new show on the Travel Channel, “Vegas Strip Search.” The show’s pilot episode airs April 6, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. (Eastern time). The new show features Civillico traveling across North America seeking out undiscovered talent. The unique acts he….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants

Bacchanal Buffet Gets a Visit From a Pizza-Making Master, Chef Enzo Coccia

If you’re anything like this blog, you take your pizza very seriously. In that regard, we have something in common with one of the world’s most acclaimed pizza chefs, Enzo Coccia. Chef Coccia’s restaurant in Naples (the one in Italy, not Florida), called Pizzaria La Notizia, is renowned around the world for its incredible pizza,….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Paris Las Vegas

“Jersey Boys” Present Star to The Four Seasons at Paris

In honor of the fifth anniversary of “Jersey Boys” on the Las Vegas Strip, the cast of the Paris Las Vegas musical presented a star on the Las Vegas Walk of Stars to two original members of The Four Seasons, Frankie Valli and Bob Gaudio. “Jersey Boys” tells the origin story of Frankie Valli and….

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

The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Celebrates Its 10th Birthday

It’s the theater that changed entertainment in Las Vegas forever. On Mar. 15, 2003, The Colosseum at Caesars Palace opened, and the ensuing decade has brought awards, more than 70 world-class performers and record-breaking ticket sales to the now-iconic venue. In honor of the 10-year milestone, resident headliner Celine Dion incorporated a special tribute to….

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Bally's Las Vegas, Celebrities, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels

“The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” Brings Movie Magic to Bally’s Las Vegas

Few movies in recent years have gotten as much buzz in Las Vegas as “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.” The just-released comedy has some big-name talent, and takes a loving jab at Las Vegas magicians, present and past. The film stars Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi, Olivia Wilde, Jim Carrey, James Gandolfini and others, and much of….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels

Our Spectacularly Unlikely Find at The Quad

The Quad’s renovations are in full swing, and that means some of the old things, vestiges of a bygone era, must go. An entirely new casino area has opened at The Quad, in the space formerly occupied by O’Sheas, so the hotel’s old casino area has been closed, walled off, and begins its own journey….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Things to Do

Las Vegas is No Place for Saints on St. Patrick’s Day

Vegas throws a lot of parties each year, but St. Patrick’s Day weekend is a time when it tends to party the hardest. It’s impossible to keep up with everything going on, so here, we’ll just highlight a few liver-challenging St. Paddy’s Day items that caught our eye. Margaritaville at Flamingo is going to have….

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

CeeLo Gets By With a Little Help From His Friends

You’ll never guess who stopped by CeeLo Green’s new show at Planet Hollywood. None other than his co-star on “The Voice,” multiple Grammy Award-winning singer Christina Aguilera. Thanks to Denise Truscello for the pic. Find out more about CeeLo Green is Loberace, and check out his larger-than-life welcome to Planet Hollywood.

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Gaming, Giveaways, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Planet Hollywood, Poker

One Hand Loses, Everybody Wins: Mega Beat Progressive Poker Jackpot Hits

It’s called the Mega Beat Progressive Poker Jackpot, and it hit at Planet Hollywood on Mar. 9, 2013, resulting in thousands in cash for a winner who lost (but won, anyway), a winner (who won, then won even more) and hundreds of other players in poker rooms across Las Vegas. Perhaps we should explain. The….

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Caesars Palace, Celebrities, Giveaways, Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Las Vegas Restaurants

Today’s Hook-Up: Nobu Hotel Facebook Sweepstakes

This blog loves it some free Sin City, and now you can enter to win a Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace prize package worth, conservatively speaking, “an amount this blog isn’t taking the time to determine, because we don’t love doing math, but it’s a lot.” If you like jumping ahead, learn more about Nobu Hotel….

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Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Nonsense, Paris Las Vegas

Today’s Utterly Useless Las Vegas Trivia

Just about everyone has visited Sugar Factory at Paris Las Vegas. The food and cocktails are great, and the sweets are even better. The next time you stop by, look up. The Paris has some incredibly detailed statues on its facade, including one that seems especially appropriate in a spot up above the Sugar Factory…..

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