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Get ready to geek out at the Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con

Get ready to geek out at the Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con

Comic book aficionados can let their inner fanboys and fangirls out over their favorite creators and celebrities at the Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con June 20 – 22 at the South Point.  The event is not just for die-hard fans though. Anyone can come and enjoy the video game arena, hundreds of people in costume, [...]

EDC Las Vegas 2014’s insanely cool lineup is released

EDC Las Vegas 2014’s insanely cool lineup is released

Electric Daisy Carnival, the largest annual celebration in Las Vegas for electronic music lovers, lingers on the horizon – and it will be bigger and better than ever. This year’s event will be held June 20 – 22 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It’s produced by Insomniac, a company renowned for creating massive multisensory [...]

Las Vegas Convention Survival Guide

Las Vegas Convention Survival Guide

“Yeeeeaaaahh, I’m gonna need you to represent the company at this convention.” Dreaded words that immediately conjure visions of trudging around a convention floor networking and schmoozing all day, a boring business dinner at a bad chain restaurant packed with flair and then head back to the hotel room where there’s nothing to do but [...]

A guide to getting around Las Vegas

A guide to getting around Las Vegas

Las Vegas boasts a variety of transport services – everything from taxis, airport shuttles, limousines, the Las Vegas Monorail, buses and open-top sightseeing tours to rental motorcycles, bikes and scooters. How do you plan to get around town during your visit? Here are the basics on almost every way possible to travel within Sin City. [...]

Hot happenings in May at Las Vegas’ pool clubs

Hot happenings in May at Las Vegas’ pool clubs

Sure Las Vegas is synonymous with the dry desert, but you’ll quickly discover – thanks to the city’s pool clubs – that it also runneth over with water. So forget sleeping in…you’ll want to spend your afternoons getting oiled up with girls in itsy-bitsy bikinis and guys in tight swim trunks while partying at these [...]

The Las Vegas shopping list keeps getting longer

The Las Vegas shopping list keeps getting longer

Yet another retail project has been added to the city’s growing shopping list. Earlier this week, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino announced it will redevelop a 60,000 square-foot area on Harmon Avenue into a dining and entertainment destination. Located on the property’s south end, the new development will begin construction in 2015. “Our [...]

MGM Resorts, AEG break ground on arena project

MGM Resorts, AEG break ground on arena project

In two years time, a 20,000-seat indoor arena is expected to open just off the Las Vegas Strip, between New York-New York and Monte Carlo. The $375-million privately-funded project is expected to house 100 to 150 events per year — about two shows every weekend. The 650,000-square foot arena is designed to host many large-scale [...]

Lego Store opens at Fashion Show Mall Las Vegas

Lego Store opens at Fashion Show Mall Las Vegas

A store that sells blocks for kids (and the kid-at-heart) is the newest kid on the block at the Fashion Show Mall. The Lego Store opened last week on the mall’s lower level, across from the Apple Store. A colorful, one-stop shop for all things Lego features tons of Lego sets, including Star Wars and [...]

Enhance your Vegas spa visit for ultimate relaxation

Enhance your Vegas spa visit for ultimate relaxation

Have you ever stepped inside a Vegas spa? It’s as if your nagging obligations melt away the second you walk through that door. Your everyday clothes come off and are stuffed out of sight as you slip into the unofficial wardrobe of zen masters everywhere: a fluffy robe and slippers. Within this plush oasis of [...]

Fitness that fits you: Run, hike and exercise in Vegas

Fitness that fits you: Run, hike and exercise in Vegas

Stay in Vegas. Stay in shape. It really is that easy. Whether you’re a runner, a hiking enthusiast or you like to experiment with fitness classes, there are plenty of healthy ways to get your heart pumping in Vegas. Las Vegas is a runner’s dream with tons of 5Ks, 10Ks and even a full marathon on [...]

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