Author Archive:

Mixing things up: Bartenders in Vegas concocting creative cocktails

Mixing things up: Bartenders in Vegas concocting creative cocktails

Some claim that the height of cocktail creation came in the late 1800s to the early 1900s. Bartenders were pouring more than the average beer or Scotch and pairing exotic ingredients with spirits from across the world. Then a perfect storm of events stunted further growth of the industry when Prohibition was enacted and the [...]

Join the Party: These bars serve drinks and debauchery

Join the Party: These bars serve drinks and debauchery

Las Vegas nightclubs provide a party you won’t find anywhere else. If you’re willing to drop a large enough pile of cash, you too can be treated like an A-list celebrity with a special VIP host catering to your every whim as a model server pours you drinks from whatever pricey bottle of spirits you [...]

Vegas Weekender: Vegas celebrates Mexican Independence

Vegas Weekender: Vegas celebrates Mexican Independence

While Sept. 16 marks the anniversary of Mexico’s fight for independence from Spain, the only thing tourists will be fighting for in Vegas is what event to attend.

Break out the lederhosen, steins – Oktoberfest is on tap

Break out the lederhosen, steins – Oktoberfest is on tap

The people of Germany found the recipe for a good celebration more than 200 years ago: simply, beer. Since 1810 Oktoberfest has become a way of life not only for the Bavarian locals and Europeans, but for tourists across the world who come to Munich for the two-week celebration. Thousands gather each year under sweltering [...]

Vegas Weekender: Football kicks off in Vegas as Restaurant Week comes to a close

Vegas Weekender: Football kicks off in Vegas as Restaurant Week comes to a close

Cue Hank Williams Jr. We’re ready for some football! After an offseason filled with more litigation and Twitter fights than Brett Favre rumors, football season is finally upon on us. McFadden’s inside the Rio brings back its popular “Man Cave” for the NFL season. The football fans’ paradise features three couches, a recliner, three high-definition [...]

Electronic music finds its new home in Vegas

Electronic music finds its new home in Vegas

Las Vegas isn’t just the Entertainment Capital of the World. It’s the reinvention capital of the world. The city has remade itself time and time again. What started out as a dusty railroad stop became a gaming mecca where the biggest entertainers in Hollywood hung out. Las Vegas then bucked its Sin City image to [...]

Vegas Weekender: Close out summer with one last Las Vegas stand

Vegas Weekender: Close out summer with one last Las Vegas stand

One last summer stand in Las Vegas, though, could give you enough memories to tide you over for at least the next few months and there is no better way to close out summer than Labor Day Weekend.

1OAK set to take over JET Nightclub in time for New Year

1OAK set to take over JET Nightclub in time for New Year

JET will receive a full makeover and a little New York flare over the coming months before reopens for New Year’s Eve as 1OAK Las Vegas.

DJ AM to be remembered at Vanity

DJ AM to be remembered at Vanity

Vanity Nightclub at Hard Rock Hotel will hold a tribute Friday for DJ AM.

Spin your way into a Vegas nightclub

Spin your way into a Vegas nightclub

You mastered the DJ Hero video game and pinched enough pennies to buy your first set of turntables. It was a used set but after enough practices you managed to get a few gigs: bar mitzvah, sweet-16 parties and proms. Before you know it, your local dive nightclub gave you chance to spin in front [...]

Images and text © 2014 VEGAS.com. All rights reserved.