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Five ways Vegas pours on the romance

Five ways Vegas pours on the romance

What? You thought Las Vegas was just filled with boozy bachelor / bachelorette parties, guys handing out flyers for “in-room dancers” and women in g-strings posing for pictures on the Strip. Sure, that’s why we got the moniker “Sin City.” But underneath our rhinestones and makeup beats a romantic heart to rival Paris. It may [...]

Be our funky Valentine – Five unique ways Vegas celebrates Valentine’s Day

Be our funky Valentine – Five unique ways Vegas celebrates Valentine’s Day

Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day can spark intense feelings and in Las Vegas we let you get in touch with those feelings in unique ways. The rooms that put the boom-boom in Vegas Need some romance or just a hot steamy night in Vegas? Check out the Provocateur Suite at the Hard Rock [...]

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: Jan. 9 – 11, 2015

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: Jan. 9 – 11, 2015

The cheesy, unwanted gifts have been returned, the festive decorations have been put away and the New Year’s fireworks have faded. Yes, the holidays are officially over, but don’t worry, there’s still fun to be had. Start out 2015 strong with a weekend in Las Vegas. We’ve got a convention full of the latest James [...]

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: Dec. 31, 2014 – Jan. 4, 2015

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: Dec. 31, 2014 – Jan. 4, 2015

All of the nuts have been roasted, all of the cider has been drunk (or one way or another you were drunk), and all of the festive holiday cheer has been unplugged and returned to its storage unit until next year. However, just because the 2014 holiday season slipped away into history does not mean [...]

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: Dec. 19 – 21, 2014

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: Dec. 19 – 21, 2014

It’s the last weekend before the holidays are officially upon us. If you’re like most people, you’re probably all stressed out and frantically trying to buy last minute gifts. We suggest you relax, come to Vegas and just have some holiday fun. We’ve got four suggestions to put you in the spirit of the season [...]

Put some Vegas in your stocking this holiday season

Put some Vegas in your stocking this holiday season

If you’re like us you have a love/hate relationship with this time of year. You love giving and receiving gifts but hate fighting the crowds at the mall and searching high and low for the perfect presents for friends and family. So we’re here to help. We’ve put together the ultimate gift guide for this [...]

Inaugural Las Vegas Whiskey Affair at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts

Inaugural Las Vegas Whiskey Affair at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts

We’ve talked about whiskey before (see: Where to wet your whistle with whiskey in Las Vegas). And we’re pretty sure it’ll come up again in the future. It’s one of those spirits that haunts us in the best of ways. Vegas has some of the finest spots in the world to sample rare and expensive [...]

Tips for getting a tattoo in Vegas that you won’t regret

Tips for getting a tattoo in Vegas that you won’t regret

“Dude! You should so get a tattoo while you’re in Vegas!” It’s a rally cry we’ve heard so many times. Most of those scenarios work out just fine. But when they don’t, we can usually trace the problems back to the client. Poor planning, poor impulse control or poor patience can lead to something less [...]

Las Vegas tattoo artist Cleen Rock One competes on “Ink Master”

Las Vegas tattoo artist Cleen Rock One competes on “Ink Master”

Most people don’t know a lot about their tattoo artist. They’re just the mysterious person who sits beside you for an hour or 10 and presses the needle to your skin, leaving you with a (hopefully) beautiful addition to your body. But thanks to the show “Ink Master” on Spike TV, we can get an [...]

Las Vegas marriage for everyone!

Las Vegas marriage for everyone!

For decades, Las Vegas was considered the marriage capital of the world – and rightfully so. But there always seemed to be something missing. Now, thanks to the dedicated efforts of groups like Lambda Legal, Freedom Nevada, Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada, the Stonewall Democrats of Southern Nevada and many, many more, everyone is finally [...]

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