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Gordon Ramsay Shows Off Spectacular Buns at BurGR Inside Planet Hollywood

It looks like celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has another Las Vegas success on his hands. BurGR recently opened at Planet Hollywood, and the joint’s been pleasing palates ever since with a flavorful selection of burgers, dogs, salads and signature cocktails. (If you thought we’d leave out the cocktails, you’ve clearly never visited this blog before…..

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Planet Hollywood

Thunderbirds Give The Las Vegas Strip a Military-Style Buzzcut

Four F-16 fighter jets from the world-famous U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds buzzed The Las Vegas Strip on Jan. 7, 2012. The jets made two passes (not uncommon in Vegas, come to think of it), flying in a northeasterly direction at an approximate velocity of “If You Blinked, You Probably Missed It.” The Thunderbirds made the….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Weddings, Planet Hollywood

53 Miss America Contestants Get Massive Crush on Award-Winning Las Vegas Blog

It was bound to happen. On Jan. 3, 2012, Planet Hollywood, America’s de facto beauty pageant headquarters, welcomed 53 Miss America contestants at a special rose ceremony, and according to our estimates, virtually all of them immediately got a crush on this blog. For a larger version of that group shot, and to confirm we….

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Caesars Palace, Flamingo Las Vegas, Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Planet Hollywood, The Cromwell

May Auld Acquaintance Be Remembered, Somewhat: New Year’s Eve on the Las Vegas Strip

We’ll say it right up front. We’ve never gotten “Auld Lang Syne.” Translated, it means “Old Long Since,” which doesn’t exactly make us scream, “It’s a new year, let’s party!” We do, however, want to remember our Las Vegas acquaintances, old and new, so we’ve slapped together some images we captured from the New Year’s….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Planet Hollywood, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino, Things to Do

Where Will You Party on New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas?

New Year’s Eve is the biggest party of the year in Las Vegas, and if you’re lucky enough to be in town for the world-class festivities, brace yourself for a one-of-a-kind, you-probably-won’t-remember-much-of-it (in a good way) celebration. Of course, one of the challenges of a New Year’s Eve in Sin City is figuring out where….

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

Las Vegas Blog Nails Miss Universe (Prediction)

We were delighted, but not surprised, to hear Miss USA Olivia Culpo captured the Miss Universe crown at Planet Hollywood on Dec. 19, 2012. Mainly because this blog predicted the contest’s outcome way back in June. See our incredible exhibition of prescience for yourself! Culpo beat out 88 competitors, several of whom we photographed at….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Planet Hollywood, Shopping

Off-Broadway’s “Stripped The Play” Comes to Miracle Mile at Planet Hollywood

Who says Las Vegas isn’t a champion of culture? The Saxe Theater in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood has announced it will open “Stripped The Play,” direct from Off-Broadway, on Dec. 21, 2012. “Stripped The Play,” which feels like it needs some additional punctuation somewhere, delves into the world of male stripping, following….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Planet Hollywood, Things to Do

Planet Hollywood Guests Get an Unexpected Upgrade

It’s sort of the Vegas version of “Punk’d.” You arrive at Planet Hollywood, and the hotel staff is apologetic because they can’t find your reservation. The rest is an “Only in Vegas” moment, courtesy of dozens of Miss Universe contestants. Have a watch. The unsuspecting guests, several of whom seem to go into a mild….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Nightlife, Planet Hollywood

BurGR Gordon Ramsay Restaurant to Open at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas on December 22

He had us at “Devonshire butter-infused beef.” Colorful celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is working with Planet Hollywood to open a new restaurant, BurGR Gordon Ramsay, on December 22, 2012. Yes, that soon. We’ve got an exclusive first look at the new BurGR Gordon Ramsay, assuming you haven’t seen it somewhere else before this. BurGR, of….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Planet Hollywood, Things to Do

25 Gratuitous Photos of Ridiculously Attractive Miss Universe Contestants

The things this blog endures for you. Planet Hollywood recently welcomed the genetically-gifted contestants in this year’s Miss Universe competition, and this blog was there to take their photos. While there were any number of lovely contestants in attendance, this blog is going to go boldly out on a limp to predict Miss USA, Olivia Culpo,….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Nightlife, Planet Hollywood, Things to Do

New to Us: DB’s Pong & Pool at The Miracle Mile Shops

From what we can tell, DB’s Pong & Pool at The Miracle Mile Shops has been open for a couple of months now, and this blog happens to think it may be one of the best-kept secrets on The Strip. DB’s, which stands for Dirty Blondie’s, like its sister establishment in The Miracle Mile at….

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Caesars Palace, Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Nightlife, Paris Las Vegas, Planet Hollywood, Things to Do

Vegas Clubs Pull Major Talent for New Year’s Eve

As has been the case since the very inception of Las Vegas in the early 17th century (just go with it), Sin City nightclubs are once again pulling in major talent for their New Year’s Eve weekend celebrations. Today, we learned singer and TV personality CeeLo Green will perform live on Dec. 30, 2012 at….

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Charity, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Nightlife, Planet Hollywood

East Meets Nom at Koi Inside Planet Hollywood

It’s easy to overlook Koi Las Vegas, because it’s a little hidden on the Mezz (second) level at Planet Hollywood, but the flavors and nightlife are hard to miss. Koi’s restaurant and lounge combo is a mix of Eastern design and Hollywood style, with a focus on Japanese-inspired food (“with California accents”), as well as….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Nightlife, Planet Hollywood

Sin City Comedy Re-Invents “Burlomedy,” Re-Opens at Planet Hollywood

No, it’s not a word (yet), but “burlomedy” is exactly what Sin City Comedy delivers. Part stand-up comedy and part vintage burlesque, there’s something for everyone at this recently re-located offering at Planet Hollywood. Formerly located in Planet Hollywood’s Miracle Mile Shops, Sin City Comedy moved into new digs on the hotel’s mezzanine level (called….

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