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How to drink up a storm in Vegas

How to drink up a storm in Vegas

Early this week a tornado touched down in Clark County, approximately 25 miles southeast of the Las Vegas Strip. Don’t worry. Nobody got hurt. As far as tornadoes go, this was a mellow one. It lasted about 30 seconds and it logged in at the lowest ranking possible on the scale for tornado damage. Wind [...]

New owner, new look, new attitude at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Spa

New owner, new look, new attitude at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Spa

A warm welcome is one thing that never gets old. Everybody likes to feel special. When you set foot inside the new Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, the employees will make you feel like you’re their prime focus. A big shot. The guest extraordinaire. Smiles are always in full force. From cheerful greetings and [...]

10 must-visit lobby bars in Las Vegas

10 must-visit lobby bars in Las Vegas

It might be hard to believe that some of the best places to spend an evening in Las Vegas are just steps away from your hotel’s front desk. Unlike other cities, the lobby bars here are not necessarily reserved for quiet conversation…nor are they always the precursors to other more hyped bars and nightclubs. Boasting [...]

Cathedral Gorge State Park: Hidden gem, breathtaking sights

Cathedral Gorge State Park: Hidden gem, breathtaking sights

When it comes to geological wonders near Las Vegas, you’ve probably heard of Red Rock Canyon, the Valley of Fire and, of course, the Grand Canyon. But did you know there are several more natural attractions in the not so far off distance? Approximately two-and-a-half hours north of Las Vegas via Hwy. 93, you’ll discover [...]

The Quad in Las Vegas is getting a new name and a $223 million facelift

The Quad in Las Vegas is getting a new name and a $223 million facelift

Yesterday afternoon Caesars Entertainment announced that $223 million in renovations along with a complete rebranding are slated for The Quad. On Oct. 30, 2014, the property will officially become The LINQ Hotel & Casino. The Quad, which is located near the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, has already been undergoing a major makeover. Formerly known [...]

Red, white and booze: The hottest Fourth of July parties in Las Vegas

Red, white and booze: The hottest Fourth of July parties in Las Vegas

There’s no better place to exercise your freedom than in Las Vegas, where you can party nearly around the clock. The pools, nightclubs, bars and lounges will be rocking on the Fourth of July – with more crazy, booze-fueled events continuing all weekend long. In true Sin City fashion, the 2014 Independence Day celebration begins [...]

Free gaming lessons are a good bet for casino newbies in Las Vegas

Free gaming lessons are a good bet for casino newbies in Las Vegas

Wanna bet? There’s nothing like taking part in a live table game during a visit to Las Vegas. Thanks to Hollywood’s great gambling movies, everyone has romanticized visions of heart-pounding casino action. Remember Charlie Babbitt and his autistic brother Raymond, played by Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman? In “Rain Man,” they win big at the [...]

Seven interesting things about the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas

Seven interesting things about the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas

While the 2014 FIFA World Cup has just gotten underway in its host country of Brazil, a tournament of a different kind – but with equally high stakes in terms of world prestige – is in full swing at Rio Las Vegas. The 2014 World Series of Poker began at the end of May and [...]

That’s the spot! Where to park in downtown Las Vegas

That’s the spot! Where to park in downtown Las Vegas

Finding a place to park in downtown Las Vegas can be difficult if you don’t know where to look. In recent years, this area has experienced a dramatic revitalization. Once just an afterthought to visitors who were primarily focused on the Las Vegas Strip, downtown is rapidly becoming a first thought. New life has been breathed [...]

EDC Las Vegas 2014’s insanely cool lineup is released

EDC Las Vegas 2014’s insanely cool lineup is released

Electric Daisy Carnival, the largest annual celebration in Las Vegas for electronic music lovers, lingers on the horizon – and it will be bigger and better than ever. This year’s event will be held June 20 – 22 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It’s produced by Insomniac, a company renowned for creating massive multisensory [...]

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