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Las Vegas VooDoo Zip Line riders are all smiles

Las Vegas VooDoo Zip Line riders are all smiles

Here’s another one for your bucket list. The VooDoo Zip Line opened at the Rio hotel in Las Vegas on Sunday, sending riders at speeds of up to 35 mph, 490 feet above the Las Vegas Strip. The ride travels forwards and backwards between the Rio’s two hotel towers, offering 360-degree views of the Las [...]

Summer blooms at the Bellagio Conservatory

Summer blooms at the Bellagio Conservatory

It may officially still be spring, but summer is in full swing at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. Through Sept. 7, the 13,573-square-foot Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will bloom with bright colors, bubbling water features, an aviary of live birds, prancing horse statues, a wooden tree house, kites flying high in the air, a [...]

It’s time. Las Vegas VooDoo Zip Line opens this weekend.

It’s time. Las Vegas VooDoo Zip Line opens this weekend.

The highly-anticipated, sky-high zip line between the Rio hotel’s two towers is opening over the Memorial Day weekend. Mixed martial arts announcer Bruce Buffer will kick off the grand opening event for the VooDoo Zipline at noon on Sunday, May 25, yelling his signature catchphrase, “It’s time!” Soaring round-trip more than 490 feet above the ground, VooDoo [...]

Tips for riding the Las Vegas High Roller

Tips for riding the Las Vegas High Roller

Las Vegas isn’t home to any old observation wheel. We’re home to the High Roller, the tallest observation wheel in the world. Just think. When you step inside the High Roller, you’re riding inside a Guinness record-holding entity — an observation wheel that’s taller than both the Singapore Flyer and the London Eye. From the outside, the [...]

The Las Vegas shopping list keeps getting longer

The Las Vegas shopping list keeps getting longer

Yet another retail project has been added to the city’s growing shopping list. Earlier this week, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino announced it will redevelop a 60,000 square-foot area on Harmon Avenue into a dining and entertainment destination. Located on the property’s south end, the new development will begin construction in 2015. “Our [...]

SlotZilla opens a year late. But was it worth the wait?

SlotZilla opens a year late. But was it worth the wait?

SlotZilla has opened and the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas will never be the same. It’s a 12-story slot machine in the middle of the street. You can’t exactly miss it. Las Vegas Weekly has referred to it as the Berlin Wall of Fremont Street, dividing the old-school casinos of the Fremont Street Experience and the [...]

Lego Store opens at Fashion Show Mall Las Vegas

Lego Store opens at Fashion Show Mall Las Vegas

A store that sells blocks for kids (and the kid-at-heart) is the newest kid on the block at the Fashion Show Mall. The Lego Store opened last week on the mall’s lower level, across from the Apple Store. A colorful, one-stop shop for all things Lego features tons of Lego sets, including Star Wars and [...]

Polaroid shakes things up at The Linq Las Vegas

Polaroid shakes things up at The Linq Las Vegas

This generation is all about instant gratification. We snap photos on our iPhones then immediately upload them to our social networks. With just a few touches and swipes of a screen your selfie in front of the Welcome to Las Vegas sign is your new Facebook profile pic. When I was growing up, the only [...]

Enhance your Vegas spa visit for ultimate relaxation

Enhance your Vegas spa visit for ultimate relaxation

Have you ever stepped inside a Vegas spa? It’s as if your nagging obligations melt away the second you walk through that door. Your everyday clothes come off and are stuffed out of sight as you slip into the unofficial wardrobe of zen masters everywhere: a fluffy robe and slippers. Within this plush oasis of [...]

Take on the ‘Pawn Stars’ in new History Channel game show

Take on the ‘Pawn Stars’ in new History Channel game show

Every day in Vegas, about 4,000 people flock to The Gold and Silver Pawn Shop, home to the hit History Channel show “Pawn Stars.” The show is so popular that there’s even a VIP tour of the downtown Las Vegas shop. Meanwhile, over at the Riviera on the Las Vegas Strip, a sketch comedy troupe (complete with [...]

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