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12 awesome ways to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Las Vegas

12 awesome ways to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Las Vegas

Feel like adding a little Mexican independence to your Vegas vacation? Cinco de Mayo is fast upon us. If you don’t know the history of this holiday, don’t worry. In Sin City, everyone enjoys celebrating it. Restaurants, bars and nightclubs have been gearing up to host fiestas and other events that combine cultural traditions with [...]

Seven bars with a speakeasy vibe in Las Vegas

Seven bars with a speakeasy vibe in Las Vegas

You won’t have to search hard in Las Vegas to uncover the spirit of speakeasies. Several bars in Sin City re-create the glamour, secretive attitude and stiff cocktails that were hallmarks of the Prohibition Era. In fact, Mandalay Bay recently announced the debut of a joint designed to transport guests back to a time when [...]

’Tis the season for holiday-themed drinks in Vegas

’Tis the season for holiday-themed drinks in Vegas

In search of the perfect holiday cocktail in Sin City? We’ve tracked down a delightful dozen, so you can enjoy 12 days of drinking – guaranteed to help put you in the celebratory spirit this Christmas. Even with a chill in the air as the temperatures dip into the 30s here in the desert, you’re [...]

Halloween takes over Las Vegas’ nightlife scene

Halloween takes over Las Vegas’ nightlife scene

This is a fear-tabulous year for Halloween partiers. Oct. 31, the day that’s set aside for commemorating the spook-tacular holiday, falls on a Thursday. However, the day most Las Vegans will begin celebrating is the preceding Friday, Oct. 25. This is because although Nevada became a state on Oct. 31, Nevada Day is actually observed [...]

10 Vegas nightspots with fabulous views

10 Vegas nightspots with fabulous views

Numerous bars and nightclubs in Las Vegas boast spectacular views of the Strip and downtown as well as of the city’s most celebrated attractions. Imagine sipping a cocktail high above the glittering desert valley. Or getting your groove on a stone’s throw away from some breathtaking fountains. When the scenery is spectacular, you’re sure to [...]

Where to party in Vegas during Labor Day weekend

Where to party in Vegas during Labor Day weekend

In Las Vegas, the last days of summer feature some of the best daylife and nightlife action of the year. So what’s in store for visitors this Labor Day weekend (Aug. 29 – Sept. 2)? From early afternoon until the wee hours of the morning, big-name DJs will be spinning everything from EDM and Top [...]

10 of the most unique bars in Vegas

10 of the most unique bars in Vegas

It’s not difficult to find a drink in Las Vegas. Whether you favor a distinctively crafted cocktail or a pint of beer, Sin City has a fabulous bar to quench your thirst. From themed watering holes to sophisticated wine haunts, here are 10 of the most unique places on the Strip and in downtown to imbibe. [...]

Saddle up for fun at Kentucky Derby-watching events in Vegas

Saddle up for fun at Kentucky Derby-watching events in Vegas

The Kentucky Derby has stretched a two-minute horse race into an afternoon-long party. If you can’t head to Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., on May 4, don’t despair. Throughout Sin City events will be held where you can place bets, don fancy hats and drink mint juleps. The 139th running of America’s race will begin at approximately [...]

End of the world is a good reason to party in Vegas Dec. 21

End of the world is a good reason to party in Vegas Dec. 21

The Mayan calendar comes to an end on Dec. 21, 2012, and some people believe that means it’s the end of the world as we know it. If the world is ending, you might as well go out in style at a raging party and there’s no better place to party than in Las Vegas. Several [...]

Welcome to the neighborhood, Commonwealth

Welcome to the neighborhood, Commonwealth

I had the chance to attend a tasting at Fremont East newcomer Commonwealth last night and, though one could wax poetic forever about the flourishes and character of the joint (and oh, I will), it all boils down to one thing: This is a very worthy addition to the popular downtown bar district. The place [...]

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