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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 [...]

Gaughan (but not forgotten): Exhibit pays tribute to Vegas gaming legend

Gaughan (but not forgotten): Exhibit pays tribute to Vegas gaming legend

Before he passed away at age 93 earlier this year, the El Cortez’s patriarch Jackie Gaughan was a regular player in the hotel’s poker room and dined with guests every day. Even today the downtown gaming legend’s presence can be felt in the historic casino’s air, in the memories of longtime players and of course, through [...]

Enjoy all-American hot dogs for 4th of July in Vegas

Enjoy all-American hot dogs for 4th of July in Vegas

The 4th of July holiday is all about celebrating America with family and friends and there’s nothing more all-American than having a barbecue. One of America’s favorite foods to grill on the 4th is hot dogs. If you’re visiting Las Vegas this holiday weekend you probably won’t have access to a barbecue, but don’t worry [...]

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 [...]

Where to watch Fourth of July fireworks in Las Vegas

Where to watch Fourth of July fireworks in Las Vegas

Fireworks will light up the Las Vegas skyline and beyond this Fourth of July. Several Strip hotels are offering patriotic parties (for a price). But many of Sin City’s fireworks shows will also be viewable for free from spots throughout the valley (all you have to do is look up). Our favorite spot for watching [...]

Las Vegas magician Jan Rouven ‘next Siegfried and Roy’

Las Vegas magician Jan Rouven ‘next Siegfried and Roy’

When you step inside the intimate Starlite Theater at the Riviera on the Las Vegas Strip, little do you know the charismatic Jan Rouven performing death-defying stunts on stage could very well be the next Siegfried and Roy. And not only because they have the home country of Germany in common. Rouven, who first saw [...]

Las Vegas Strip Sweetness Factor: Hershey’s vs M&Ms worlds

Las Vegas Strip Sweetness Factor: Hershey’s vs M&Ms worlds

Located across the street from one another on undoubtedly the sweetest intersection of the Las Vegas Strip, Hershey’s Chocolate World and M&Ms World satisfy tourists’ sugar cravings and boost the dental industry 365 days a year. Due to their closeness in proximity and general candy-esque retail theme, we decided to compare the sweetness factor of [...]

Giada boasts one of the best new views in Las Vegas

Giada boasts one of the best new views in Las Vegas

Las Vegas has many restaurants in prime locations, but one of the best new views in town is Giada at The Cromwell. The restaurant, from celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis, sits on the hotel’s second floor, and offers breathtaking views of the Bellagio Fountains, Paris Las Vegas’ Eiffel Tower, The Cosmopolitan hotel, Caesars Palace and [...]

Satisfy your barbecue craving in Las Vegas

Satisfy your barbecue craving in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is known for having a lot of different types of great cuisine, but one it’s not really known for is barbecue. There are a few places on the Strip where you can get barbecue but you’ll have to go off the beaten path to find most of it. The good news is that [...]

What you missed in Vegas, June 15 – 21, 2014

What you missed in Vegas, June 15 – 21, 2014

This past week was all about the Electric Daisy Carnival music festival in Vegas. EDC welcomed a sold-out crowd of 400,000 crazed EDM fans over three nights inside the Las Vegas Speedway. More than 200 of today’s hottest electronic artists were there including Tiesto, Calvin Harris, Avicii, and Kaskade.   Thousands of people wearing next [...]

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