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We didn’t see anything at the Mob Museum in Vegas

The designers behind the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland and International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. have done it again with the newly opened National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement – aka The Mob Museum. The 41,000-square-foot Mob Museum houses three floors of in-depth and interactive…

Photos of Mötley Crüe at the Hard Rock Hotel in Vegas

Mötley Crüe kickstarted everyone’s heart on Feb. 4 at their second show in Vegas as part of their month-long residency at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel. With explosive pyrotechnics, sexy dancers, a performance area that hovers over the audience and Tommy Lee’s famous 360-degree drum roller coaster, their show…

Michael Jackson Fan Fest photos

 By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com As The King of Pop, Michael Jackson always put on a good show. He’s no longer here to entertain us, but his belongings on display for Michael Jackson Fan Fest at Mandalay Bay are a spectacle unto themselves. Everything from his outfits to the performer’s cars…

Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth in Vegas

Last weekend, tattoo mogul Mario Barth brought his record-breaking Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth to the Mirage. The show ran from Sept. 30 – Oct. 2 and featured some of the world’s top tattoo artists from around the globe. Barth is also the creator of King Ink, the tattoo studio…

All-Star Cochon: The perfect piece of pork

It starts with 14 pigs, 10 chefs and the heavy scent of bacon in the air. All-Star Cochon brought the goods this past weekend when the national pork-loving tour stopped at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. From bacon cotton candy to an adult Manhattan SnowCone with bacon-infused bourbon, the creativity at Sunday’s main event seemed…

Hoover Dam: Then and Now

When we acquired a roll of photos from 1936 that included photos of a visit to Hoover Dam, we knew we had to try to re-create as many as we could or try to get the most similar vantage point available, just to see how much (or how little) things…

Flowers in the desert

Hot, arid, dusty and lifeless are usually what comes to mind when people think about the desert. Mother Nature is full of surprises. With just the right amount of rain in the winter and early spring months, some desert plants will produce beautiful flowers when the weather is just right.…

Cosmic rockers still out of this world

They look a little older. Their hair is a little grayer, but after more than four decades of performing, The Moody Blues still know how to rock. “I just had a birthday. I’m 70 years old. How the heck did that happen?” said drummer Graeme Edge at The Moody Blues concert…

The Sahara, a Vegas icon, over the years

The Sahara closes May 16, but that doesn’t mean we can’t take a trip through the famed resort’s storied past. Here’s a look at the exterior of the Sahara and its surrounding area over the  years. It certainly came a long way from the Club Bingo years, but as they…