Posts tagged as: Bally’s

Familiar faces make these Vegas restaurants stand out

Familiar faces make these Vegas restaurants stand out

In Vegas, it seems people who hold positions in the food and beverage industry come and go as quickly as some of the tourists. But a few select people have withstood the test of time and stayed with their companies through the years — and their loyal patrons appreciate a familiar face in a quick-changing [...]

Vegas remembers 100 years of Titanic

Vegas remembers 100 years of Titanic

Before the “Twilight” movie series craze with Team Jacob and Team Edward, everyone was crazy about Team Jack – as in Jack and Rose from James Cameron’s 1997 blockbuster hit, “Titanic.” I remember being a sophomore in high school, completely smitten with the love story between Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet’s fictional characters. While the [...]

Ode to the Vegas showgirl: ‘Jubilee’ celebrates 30 years in Sin City

Ode to the Vegas showgirl: ‘Jubilee’ celebrates 30 years in Sin City

 By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Nothing epitomizes Vegas more than the showgirl. Adorned in skin-hugging sequins, flamboyant feathers and sultry stage make-up, these statuesque icons embody all of the glamour and sexy appeal that characterize Vegas. Audiences on the Las Vegas Strip got their first look at showgirls as we know them today with the opening [...]

Lounging around Vegas

Lounging around Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com During the ’50s and ’60s casino lounges provided the majority of entertainment at hotels on the Las Vegas Strip. While there were some recurring production shows in operation including “The Lido” at the Stardust and “Minsky’s Follies,” which opened as the first topless show on the Strip at the Dunes in 1957,  lounges [...]

Save the earth, hug a hotel: Vegas is greener than you think

Save the earth, hug a hotel: Vegas is greener than you think

Las Vegas is viewed by most as a city of excess. We seem to have and waste too much of everything: Food, lights, booze, Elvis impersonators. You may think our concept of “going green” is drinking tinted beer on St. Patrick’s Day. But truth be told, when it comes to Las Vegas, image is everything. [...]

‘Jubilee!’ celebrates 28 years of stunning showgirls

‘Jubilee!’ celebrates 28 years of stunning showgirls

“Jubilee!” still looks good for its age. Today, the show is celebrating 28 years of entertaining guests with its statuesque showgirls, dazzling costumes and elaborate production numbers. One of the longest-running shows on the Strip, “Jubilee!” has performed for more than 11 million guests at Bally’s over the years. The show has been a Vegas [...]

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