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Must dos this weekend in Vegas: Jan. 14 – 18, 2015

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: Jan. 14 – 18, 2015

Attention MMA, WBC and WWE fans…get ready to rumble! A high stakes weekend in Vegas lingers on the horizon in the worlds of mixed martial arts, boxing and wrestling. Some truly powerful athletes (the kind of guys you wouldn’t want to get into a bar brawl with) will clash on Saturday in many of the [...]

Vegas hotels for tech-savvy travelers

Vegas hotels for tech-savvy travelers

Hello, techies…welcome to Vegas! For those of you with non-geek brains, the International Consumer Electronics Show – also known as CES or, better yet, the World Cup of technology – is booting up for its annual appearance in Vegas. From Jan. 6 – 9, the latest and greatest developments in electronics from around the globe [...]

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: Dec. 24 – 28, 2014

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: Dec. 24 – 28, 2014

Christmas is coming…on Thursday to be exact. So what should you do? Although Vegas tends to be quiet just before Santa makes his rounds, you can still have a great time here. Take advantage of these last days in December to enjoy seasonal displays, entertainment and eating. And there’s something else you can do that [...]

The newly renovated rooms at Golden Nugget are as good as gold

The newly renovated rooms at Golden Nugget are as good as gold

With Christmas fast approaching, everyone’s thoughts are focused on gift giving…or, let’s be honest, gift getting. And what better thing to bestow or receive than a stay at a fine hotel in downtown Vegas? In early August, Golden Nugget (its name alone implies luxury) began a major undertaking – renovating 462 rooms on the first [...]

The best hotels in Vegas for: Hipsters

The best hotels in Vegas for: Hipsters

So you’re coming to Vegas. You’ll need a room. Obviously. But which hotel is most appropriate for you? Finding the perfect place to stay can take your vacation from great (a visit to Sin City is never anything less) to “OMG! This is greatest trip of all time.” It’s just like that old saying: different [...]

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: Nov. 27 – 30, 2014

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: Nov. 27 – 30, 2014

Turkey time is here. For the few oblivious people who don’t know, Thanksgiving is Nov. 27. Vegas has always been a great place to stuff yourself as well as savor fine food, so on T-Day you can expect every buffet and restaurant in town to offer a festive feast. Whether you crave a traditional or [...]

Pawsitive identification: Vegas’ dog-friendly hotels

Pawsitive identification: Vegas’ dog-friendly hotels

We won’t think any less of you if the person you most want to bring to Vegas isn’t a person at all. Neither will the hotels. Many of them are more than happy to roll out a welcome mat, along with a water bowl and treats, for you and your four-legged friend. Heck, some dogs [...]

Hotels in Vegas are generating a greener future

Hotels in Vegas are generating a greener future

When you think of Vegas, saving precious resources isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Drinking to the point of passing out. Oh yeah. Partying until the wee hours. Naturally. Pigging out at the buffets. Of course. Wagering next month’s rent at the blackjack tables. Uh, really you should try to avoid doing this. [...]

Downtown Las Vegas gets a new Oasis

Downtown Las Vegas gets a new Oasis

You could say that Tony Hsieh takes rundown buildings on their last legs and turns them into oases once again bustling with life. Last week the Zappos CEO, who is passionate about transforming downtown Las Vegas, was on hand for the ribbon cutting to launch the Oasis at Gold Spike. The three-story property has been [...]

Vegas visitors will feel connected at the new LINQ Hotel & Casino

Vegas visitors will feel connected at the new LINQ Hotel & Casino

Note to self (sent via text, of course): Get a cocktail shaker. And some bacon. I’ll explain this later. But first, it’s important to tell you that The LINQ Hotel & Casino debuted yesterday in Las Vegas. Formerly known as The Quad (and before that the Imperial Palace), it’s the result of a massive $223 [...]

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