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No purrs for you: Grumpy Cat appears at LINQ in Las Vegas

No purrs for you: Grumpy Cat appears at LINQ in Las Vegas

A curmudgeonly cat with way more Twitter followers and Facebook friends than your cat (or you, for that matter) is headed to Vegas. Famously frowning feline, Grumpy Cat, will appear at Kitson at The LINQ tonight at 6 p.m. to promote her new book, “The Grumpy Guide to Life: Observations by Grumpy Cat.” The demotivational [...]

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 [...]

Join the feeding frenzy at Shark Reef in Las Vegas

Join the feeding frenzy at Shark Reef in Las Vegas

Shark Week  doesn’t start until August 10, but you can get into the spirit now with the new Animal Encounter program at Shark Reef Aquarium. Three different feeding experiences give you a chance to get up close and personal with the attraction’s aquatic residents including zebra sharks, stingrays and everyone’s favorite globetrotting sea turtle, OD. [...]

Raise your shot glass for National Tequila Day in Las Vegas

Raise your shot glass for National Tequila Day in Las Vegas

We never need an excuse to indulge in a cocktail during the week but if you’re looking for one, we’ve got one for you on July 24. It’s National Tequila Day, time to honor the distinct distilled beverage made from the blue agave plant. In Las Vegas you can celebrate all things tequila, from shots [...]

These Las Vegas water attractions are the coolest, man

These Las Vegas water attractions are the coolest, man

When you visit Vegas in the summertime, keeping cool isn’t a philosophy, it’s a necessity. This is the desert and it can get pretty hot. We’re talking triple digits, baby. Fortunately, we have plenty of water attractions to help keep you hydrated during your stay. A wet and wild ride As the name and photo [...]

The newest downtown Las Vegas dining spots

The newest downtown Las Vegas dining spots

There’s been a lot of development going on in downtown Las Vegas over the past few years and it’s not showing any signs of slowing down. That means new restaurants are cropping up all the time. The latest batch features everything from breakfast doughnuts and smoothies to hot dogs and bites from a celebrity chef. [...]

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 [...]

Elvis spotting: Festival to celebrate the King

Elvis spotting: Festival to celebrate the King

The spirit of Elvis returns to Las Vegas — and the very hotel where he performed more than 800 shows — during the Las Vegas Elvis Fest at the Westgate Las Vegas Thursday, July 10 through Sunday, July 14. The four-day festival, sanctioned by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc., is a celebration of all things Elvis. [...]

Wet and Wildlife in Vegas: Rafting the Black Canyon Water Trail

Wet and Wildlife in Vegas: Rafting the Black Canyon Water Trail

Nestled between sandy beaches, colorful caves, coves and active hot springs, the shimmering waters of the Black Canyon Water Trail are as brilliant as the lights on the Las Vegas Strip. In one secluded spot, called the Emerald Cave, the water actually glows green like neon. Starting at the base of the Hoover Dam, the [...]

New Monte Carlo Plaza boasts restaurants, entertainment on the Strip

New Monte Carlo Plaza boasts restaurants, entertainment on the Strip

Pedestrians walking along the Strip in front of the Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino have some new dining options. The resort recently completed a multimillion dollar outdoor dining plaza with new restaurants and live entertainment including a rotating roster of live bands, artists and street performers. Five new restaurants joined the existing Diablo’s Cantina on the [...]

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