CityCenter

Hot off the presses: New clubs!

And so it begins. A new era in Sin City nightlife has taken hold, with not one, not two, not three, but FOUR new nightclubs open or opening within a month of each other. In a city with so many clubs, this may seem like a drop in the bucket,…

Water features make a splash at CityCenter

WET, the design firm that created the fountains at Bellagio and the Mirage Volcano, now has another prescence in Vegas with the opening of CityCenter. The company has created five water features for the proptery, all designed to complement the development’s sophistication. Visitors who pull up to Aria’s porte-cochère will…

Aria opens with a boom and a bang

Fireworks will kick off the public opening of Aria Resort & Casino tonight, marking the official grand opening of CityCenter. Aria brings 4,004 guestrooms, 150,000 square feet of gaming, 15 restaurants, a nightclub, a spa, a Cirque show and more to the Las Vegas Strip. Aria is the fourth building on the CityCenter campus…

At Mandarin Oriental the attention is in the drink coasters

Anywhere else, a coaster is just a coaster. Not on the 23rd floor of CityCenter’s Mandarin Oriental. Individually the small black squares may seem like nothing special — just your typical drink coaster, sitting dutifully underneath your beverage, protecting the table from condensation and leakage. But put the four unique coasters…

Tour the Mandarin Oriental

The Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas opened Dec. 4 with Asian-inspired festivities including a Feng Shui ceremony and a traditional lion dance. The Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas is a 47-story, non-gaming hotel inside of CityCenter, a 67-acre urban metropolis and one of the world’s largest green developments. Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas…

Breakfast at Tiffany

This morning I searched everywhere for my Tiffany & Co. bracelet. Any other day, I usually don’t wear jewelry. But since today was the grand opening of the two-story Tiffany & Co. store inside Crystals, I wanted to don my jewelry for this very special occasion. From an official ribbon cutting to models…

Your culinary journey begins on a Silk Road

There’s a carefully carved path inside CityCenter’s Vdara. The Silk Road lets you journey in its colorful modern dining room through breakfast, past lunch and on to dinner. Here’s a first look at the restaurant’s cuisine created by über Chef Martin Heierling (also of Sensi). From perfectly cooked John Dory…

Tour Vegas’ newest resorts at CityCenter

CityCenter is a 67-acre urban metropolis and one of the world’s largest green developments. The property includes Aria, a 61-story, 4004-room gaming resort; the non-gaming Mandarin Oriental, Vdara Hotel & Spa and Veer Towers; and Crystals, a 50,000-square-foot retail and entertainment district. The Harmon boutique hotel will open in 2010. Enjoy…