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Tips for riding the Las Vegas High Roller

Tips for riding the Las Vegas High Roller

Las Vegas isn’t home to any old observation wheel. We’re home to the High Roller, the tallest observation wheel in the world. Just think. When you step inside the High Roller, you’re riding inside a Guinness record-holding entity — an observation wheel that’s taller than both the Singapore Flyer and the London Eye. From the outside, the [...]

SlotZilla opens a year late. But was it worth the wait?

SlotZilla opens a year late. But was it worth the wait?

SlotZilla has opened and the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas will never be the same. It’s a 12-story slot machine in the middle of the street. You can’t exactly miss it. Las Vegas Weekly has referred to it as the Berlin Wall of Fremont Street, dividing the old-school casinos of the Fremont Street Experience and the [...]

Polaroid shakes things up at The Linq Las Vegas

Polaroid shakes things up at The Linq Las Vegas

This generation is all about instant gratification. We snap photos on our iPhones then immediately upload them to our social networks. With just a few touches and swipes of a screen your selfie in front of the Welcome to Las Vegas sign is your new Facebook profile pic. When I was growing up, the only [...]

Take on the ‘Pawn Stars’ in new History Channel game show

Take on the ‘Pawn Stars’ in new History Channel game show

Every day in Vegas, about 4,000 people flock to The Gold and Silver Pawn Shop, home to the hit History Channel show “Pawn Stars.” The show is so popular that there’s even a VIP tour of the downtown Las Vegas shop. Meanwhile, over at the Riviera on the Las Vegas Strip, a sketch comedy troupe (complete with [...]

Grab your bros and make Vegas your man cave

Grab your bros and make Vegas your man cave

Hey, man. Are you looking for a good time? Look no further than Vegas, baby. Fast cars, gun ranges and girls, girls, girls … we’ve got the ultimate mancation for you. Maybe you’re a manly man. Maybe you’re a metro man. Maybe you’re the best man. No matter what kind of man you are (or [...]

Now rolling: The High Roller opens at The Linq Las Vegas

Now rolling: The High Roller opens at The Linq Las Vegas

You know that old saying from “Field of Dreams:” “If you build it, he will come?” Well, switch out “he” with “they” and you’ve got a very true statement about the High Roller at The Linq. The world’s tallest observation wheel officially opened its doors for business today, and a long line of eager tourists [...]

Da Vinci does Vegas with visionary inventions at the Venetian

Da Vinci does Vegas with visionary inventions at the Venetian

To say that Leonardo da Vinci was ahead of his time is the understatement of the century — well, five centuries really. The visionary Renaissance artist and inventor was so forward thinking and well-traveled back in the 16th Century, one can’t help but wonder what he would think of a progressive town like Las Vegas. Would [...]

Light up the night with The Linq and High Roller

Light up the night with The Linq and High Roller

The High Roller was officially lit last week and the Las Vegas skyline will never be the same. A big milestone for the The Linq shopping and entertainment district on the Las Vegas Strip, the High Roller (which is not yet open) illuminates the sky with 2,000 LED lights every night at sunset. The High [...]

Spring blooms in Bellagio Conservatory

Spring blooms in Bellagio Conservatory

Raindrops on tulips, caterpillars of flowers — these are just a few of our favorite new things in the Bellagio Conservatory. Spring has blossomed in the Conservatory courtesy of Director of Horticulture Andres Garcia and a staff of more than 100 who five times a year transform the space into a botanical wonderland. Each day [...]

Writing women interpret Bellagio’s “Painting Women”

Writing women interpret Bellagio’s “Painting Women”

The new exhibit at the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art,  Painting Women: Works from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,  tells a powerful story of the development of women artists during an era when they were yet to be fully recognized. The exhibit showcases 34 paintings arranged thematically from the 1870s through the mid-20th century including [...]

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