The Linq

Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas Casinos, The Linq, Things to Do

The Quad Test Drives Its New “Vortex” Lights

If you’ve been checking in on the live cam that points toward The Quad and the neighboring Linq entertainment district project, you may have noticed the Quad’s new “vortex” lights being tested. Today, we got a close-up look at the dazzly good fun to come. Click here for a larger version. The lights are still….

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Caesars Entertainment, Caesars Palace, Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Las Vegas Restaurants, The Linq

Vegas Uncork’d Wrap-Up: Festival Transforms Caesars Palace Into Foodie Paradise

This year’s Vegas Uncork’d food and wine festival by Bon Appétit (May 9-12, 2013), was a non-stop series of high-profile events highlighting Sin City’s best chefs, sommeliers and restaurants. Among the more popular events of Vegas Uncork’d were a “Master Series” of hosted dinners at Caesars Palace, where guests had the opportunity to rub elbows….

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Las Vegas Casinos, O'Sheas, The Linq

Linq “Mayor” Shares First Pic of New O’Sheas Sign

Jon Gray, “Mayor” of The Linq project being built between the Flamingo and The Quad, has shared the first photo of a freshly-erected sign for the new O’Sheas. For those who have been missing the original O’Sheas (like this blog) since it closed in 2012, this new sign represents both a blast from the past….

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Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas Casinos, The Linq

A Glimpse Inside the Future Brooklyn Bowl at The Linq

The New York City version of Brooklyn Bowl just received quite an accolade: The entertainment venue just made Rolling Stone’s elite list of “Venues That Rock.” See the full list. The great news for Vegas fans is that center-Strip is getting a Brooklyn Bowl all its own. The massive entertainment complex will open in The….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Nightlife, The Linq, Things to Do

A Vegas Miracle: The Quad Opens New Casino Area and Catalyst Bar

It seems like only yesterday (because it was yesterday) we were peeking our head in at The Quad’s new casino area, and there was so much to be done! The dealertainer tables were being assembled. The shelves at the new “Q” Wine & Spirits store were yet to be filled. The roulette wheels were being….

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Shopping, The Linq

F.A.M.E. Comes to The Linq: What’s Up With That?

Although a number of tenants have been announced for The Linq, the first-of-its-kind F.A.M.E. has made us especially curious. The venue’s name stands for “Food. Art. Music. Entertainment.” But we still weren’t getting it. So, we decided to track down Chul Park, who works with HIG Management, the group bringing F.A.M.E. to The Linq. The….

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Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, The Linq, Things to Do

The Linq and Its High Roller Not-a-Ferris Wheel Are Shaping Up Nicely, Thanks

Every day seems to bring changes to the center of the Las Vegas Strip, and The Linq project, a multi-million dollar shopping and entertainment district, is taking shape in dramatic fashion. Seemingly overnight, the site of the now-closed O’Sheas casino has an eye-catching new facade. As you get closer, you can see some of the….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, The Linq

It’s a Red Letter Day for The Quad, Except It’s Not Red

The Quad’s getting a fancy new sign, and the first letter has just been installed. It’s the “t.” Which is the first letter in “The Quad.” Please try and keep up. No, we’re not going to write a new blog post every time a new letter is installed. Probably. If you don’t follow Las Vegas….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, The Linq, Things to Do

The Quad’s New Entrance is Snazzier Than You Think

We were pretty impressed when The Quad unveiled its fancy new porte-cochère (French for “the car drive-up entrance thingy”). But to really appreciate the hotel’s new entrance, you have to hang out for a minute or two. Every few minutes, the colors change. They undulate. No, not undulate. They morph. It’s not really morphing. Sort….

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Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas Casinos, The Linq, Things to Do

Checking Up on the High Roller at The Linq, World’s Largest Observation Wheel

Our post about Free Vegas Shows That Aren’t Shows got us thinking we should share more photos of the High Roller observation wheel construction site. As if we need an excuse. It’s a mind-blower. There have been a number of deliveries in recent days, with some key parts of the High Roller (crown jewel of….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, The Linq, Things to Do

Eight Free Vegas Shows That Aren’t, Y’Know, Shows

The best things in life are free, and that applies to Las Vegas, too. Here are eight free “shows” in Las Vegas you won’t want to miss. 1. Noodle-Making at Beijing Noodle No. 9 Every day at Beijing Noodle No. 9 at Caesars Palace, classically-trained chefs make Chinese noodles the old-fashioned way, by hand. Their….

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Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, The Linq

Carnaval Court at Harrah’s Needs Some Alone Time

The ever-boisterous Carnaval Court at Harrah’s Las Vegas has closed temporarily for some sprucing up. Carnaval Court will open again on March 1, 2013, according to this blog’s exhaustive research. (Specifically, we asked someone when Carnaval Court would open again.) All the kiosks outside Harrah’s Vegas (the ones selling sunglasses, those dresses you can wear….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, The Linq

The Quad Snares Rhythm-Filled “Recycled Percussion”

With two successful years on The Las Vegas Strip already under its belt, “Recycled Percussion” is coming to The Quad starting Jan. 26, 2013. “Recycled Percussion” is touted as a mixture of “extreme percussion, engaging humor and extraordinary athleticism,” which includes using everyday items like buckets, ladders and sinks as musical instruments. One of the….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, The Linq

The Quad Comes Into Its Own With New Chips and More

There are few things that spark as much excitement in the hearts of Las Vegas casino chip collectors as new chips to collect. Well, The Quad (formerly the Imperial Palace) just rolled out its new chips, and we couldn’t wait to get our hands, and lens, on some. The shiny new chips at The Quad….

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