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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 [...]

Las Vegas photos come alive in the magic hour

Las Vegas photos come alive in the magic hour

Sunrise, sunset. It’s not just a moving song from a hit Broadway musical. It’s also the ideal times to take beautiful photos to help commemorate your Vegas vacation. In the words of the late, great Galen Rowell “There are only two parts of the day for the landscape photographer, early morning and evening light.” Las [...]

The Great Vegas Festival of Beer is hopping along

The Great Vegas Festival of Beer is hopping along

Craft beer culture will be on full display Saturday, April 26, in downtown Las Vegas for the fourth annual Great Vegas Festival of Beer. Held for the first time in the Fremont East Entertainment District, this highly spirited event is featuring more than 80 breweries that will offer attendees more than 250 different brews to [...]

Linq Las Vegas shops have you covered from head to toe

Linq Las Vegas shops have you covered from head to toe

You may enter The Linq empty handed, but don’t plan on leaving that way. Stylish hats, funky frames, Italian shoes, drinking games, cell phone accessories and risque toys … those are just some of the hip items you could end up bagging during a stroll through the Las Vegas Strip’s newest open-air retail, dining and [...]

You can bet on these sports books for March basketball in Vegas

You can bet on these sports books for March basketball in Vegas

It’s March and that means college basketball fans will be heading to Vegas in droves to wager on and watch all of the action on the courts. If you’re a sports bettor there are many choices when it comes to sports books around town. Here are 10 of our favorites where you can watch the [...]

Fasten your seat belt for NASCAR fun in Vegas

Fasten your seat belt for NASCAR fun in Vegas

From helicopter transportation to parties on the Strip, VEGAS.com has you covered for NASCAR 2014. Approximately 200,000 fans will be off to the races at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Thursday, March 6 through Sunday, March 9. With numbers like that, traffic can sometimes be an issue. So why not leave the driving to the [...]

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