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Seven bars with a speakeasy vibe in Las Vegas

Seven bars with a speakeasy vibe in Las Vegas

You won’t have to search hard in Las Vegas to uncover the spirit of speakeasies. Several bars in Sin City re-create the glamour, secretive attitude and stiff cocktails that were hallmarks of the Prohibition Era. In fact, Mandalay Bay recently announced the debut of a joint designed to transport guests back to a time when [...]

The Great Vegas Festival of Beer is hopping along

The Great Vegas Festival of Beer is hopping along

Craft beer culture will be on full display Saturday, April 26, in downtown Las Vegas for the fourth annual Great Vegas Festival of Beer. Held for the first time in the Fremont East Entertainment District, this highly spirited event is featuring more than 80 breweries that will offer attendees more than 250 different brews to [...]

Our favorite unique souvenir drink containers in Vegas

Our favorite unique souvenir drink containers in Vegas

What is it with all of the outrageous and oversized drink containers in Sin City? You know the ones we’re talking about. If you walk on the Las Vegas Strip or stroll Fremont Street Experience in downtown, you’re guaranteed to encounter any number of visitors slurping away on a straw with a giant football, Champagne [...]

New York-New York officially launches outdoor plaza

New York-New York officially launches outdoor plaza

It’s been less than a year since MGM Resorts International announced plans for a $100 million outdoor plaza that involves remodeling the Las Vegas Strip-facing exteriors of New York-New York Hotel & Casino and Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino. The company began construction on this pedestrian-oriented district in April 2013. It will eventually wind between [...]

Five ways to be Irish in Vegas on St. Paddy’s Day

Five ways to be Irish in Vegas on St. Paddy’s Day

On March 17, everyone is Irish. Named in honor of the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day has always been celebrated with great enthusiasm. Although Las Vegas is not on the Emerald Isle, it’s still a fabulous city to be in for what is essentially one of the world’s largest keggers. Along with drinking, you’ll find [...]

Top contenders: 10 of the coolest bars for viewing sports in Vegas

Top contenders: 10 of the coolest bars for viewing sports in Vegas

Looking for a place to cheer on your favorite team in Vegas? With the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, better known as March Madness, nearly upon us, you may be wondering where to go. Of course, you’ll want to choose a bar that offers tasty snacks, multiple beers on tap, numerous flat-screen TVs and a rowdy [...]

Seven of Vegas’ pool clubs are ready to spring into March

Seven of Vegas’ pool clubs are ready to spring into March

Here we go again…the nicest thing about the end of winter in Vegas is the arrival of pool party season. Many of the resorts on the Strip house dayclubs that open when the temperatures begin to rise. That means lots of good times – drinking, tanning, cavorting and chilling out to the beat of DJ-spun [...]

Waving the flag for Vegas’ hot and happening LGBT scene

Waving the flag for Vegas’ hot and happening LGBT scene

When it comes to gay-oriented nightclubs, bars and businesses, Las Vegas doesn’t come close to having all the offerings found in places like San Francisco and New York City. That being said, there is still a vibrant LGBT community here – one that’s ready and waiting to welcome you. This past weekend the city played host [...]

10 historic hotels in and around Vegas

10 historic hotels in and around Vegas

Okay, we admit it. When compared to cities like New York or Chicago, Las Vegas isn’t that old – and, unfortunately, our hotels of yesteryear are more likely to be imploded than restored. However, if you want to get a glimpse of Sin City before it became the high-tech wonder it is today, there are [...]

SLS Las Vegas opening date announced

SLS Las Vegas opening date announced

If you’re planning a Vegas vacation in 2014, you might want to concentrate on Labor Day weekend because that’s when SLS Las Vegas is opening its doors. After months of speculation, yesterday Sam Nazarian announced in a special message that the resort will debut on the last weekend of summer (Aug. 29 – Sept. 1, [...]

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