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Craft beer festival moving to downtown Las Vegas

Craft beer festival moving to downtown Las Vegas

The Great Vegas Festival of Beer is moving to downtown Las Vegas’ Fremont East Entertainment District April 26. According to festival organizer Motley Brews, the craft beer event is expanding to accommodate the local beer scene and to attract more breweries and beer-loving tourists. Last year’s event was held at Sunset Park in southeast Las [...]

Life is Beautiful music festival announces 2014 dates in Vegas

Life is Beautiful music festival announces 2014 dates in Vegas

The 2014 dates for Life is Beautiful music festival have been announced as Oct. 24-26 in downtown Las Vegas. The three-day event is being billed as an “urban festival.” During last year’s inaugural festival, which included culinary, arts and speakers, some 60,000 people attended, according to the festival’s management. In 2013, the festival was spread [...]

Harley-Davidson is shaking up the Las Vegas Strip

Harley-Davidson is shaking up the Las Vegas Strip

The ground vibrated for about 10 minutes this morning as more than 50 members of the Southern Nevada Harley Owners Group revved their engines at a “ground shaking” event in honor of the Las Vegas Strip’s first Harley-Davidson dealership. The 50,000-square-foot Las Vegas Harley-Davidson facility projected to open in late October (in honor of Nevada Day), will serve [...]

Rugby teams, fans take over Vegas for USA Sevens Tournament

Rugby teams, fans take over Vegas for USA Sevens Tournament

Teams from around the world will converge on Las Vegas for the USA Sevens Rugby Week and Tournament at Sam Boyd Stadium Jan. 21 – 26. Rugby fans can catch all of the exciting action of the matches as well as an array of special events and parties around town during the week. The annual [...]

Run away with Cirque in 5K at Springs Preserve

Run away with Cirque in 5K at Springs Preserve

Cirque du Soleil is once again hosting a run and fun walk to raise money for One Drop, Cirque’s charitable arm that helps communities secure access to water with integrated water projects. The Run Away With Cirque 5K run and 1-mile walk start at 8:30 a.m. March 15 at the Springs Preserve. Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn [...]

Lounge your way to live music in Vegas

Lounge your way to live music in Vegas

You come to Las Vegas for the glitz, the excitement, the rush of risking it all.  Sometimes, though, it’s nice to step back from the eager tourists carrying drinks by the yard and enjoy a quality cocktail or two while listening to live music. I’m not talking lounges with DJs — those are a dime [...]

10 ways to save money in Vegas

10 ways to save money in Vegas

It’s a new year and one of the top resolutions people make is to save money. Just because you’re watching your wallet doesn’t mean you can’t have a great time in Vegas. We’ve come up with 10 tips and tricks that will help you save some cash while you’re in town. 1)      Get a player’s [...]

10 ways to keep your New Year’s resolutions in Vegas

10 ways to keep your New Year’s resolutions in Vegas

It’s that time again. It’s almost a new year and that means everyone is thinking about resolutions. We make them every year but they can be pretty hard to keep. Sometimes you just need a little help to get started and that’s where Vegas comes in. Whether you want to lose weight, de-stress, eat healthier [...]

Cirque’s ‘Parade: The Collective’ returns to Vegas art gallery

Cirque’s ‘Parade: The Collective’ returns to Vegas art gallery

Cirque du Soleil cast and crew are once again showcasing their off-stage creativity in the annual “Parade: The Collective” art exhibition at the Trifecta Gallery inside the Arts Factory in downtown Las Vegas. The exhibition is an eclectic display of paintings, photography, sculpture and mixed media created by nearly two dozen performers, stagehands and support staff [...]

Rent and flaunt a designer dress at Cosmopolitan Las Vegas

Rent and flaunt a designer dress at Cosmopolitan Las Vegas

Eat your heart out, Tom Haverford! The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is taking the fictional Pawnee shop Rent-A-Swag to a whole new level as it opens the first West Coast showroom for the very real Rent The Runway on Dec. 27. The designer boutique provides same-day rental of a curated selection of dresses and accessories [...]

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