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A resort is reborn under new ownership in downtown Las Vegas

A resort is reborn under new ownership in downtown Las Vegas

The D Las Vegas has been made over as the revitalization of downtown continues. All traces of the former Irish-themed Fitzgeralds are gone. Revamped and relaunched, the $20 million transformation of the longstanding hotel/casino on the corner of Third and Fremont streets is officially complete. “A year ago my brother [Greg] and I purchased this [...]

See what it’s about: Rediscover Downtown Las Vegas Day

See what it’s about: Rediscover Downtown Las Vegas Day

On Saturday, Oct. 13, it’s time to see what all this downtown Las Vegas talk is about. Rediscover Downtown Las Vegas Day is a series of events that hopes to not only draw locals to catch up on all the goings-on in this part of the city, but also bring in people who may not [...]

Vegas Weekender: Enjoy wacky magicians and comedians complemented by great music acts, car shows and dining delights

Vegas Weekender: Enjoy wacky magicians and comedians complemented by great music acts, car shows and dining delights

For a weekend full of randomness, look no further than Las Vegas. From rock shows and tribute bands to a motorcycle festival downtown and Halloween festivities, you’ll be sure to party until the sun comes up. Shows and concerts If you’re looking to while away time in the afternoon, “The Mac King Comedy Magic Show” [...]

Golden Gate reborn: A Las Vegas hotel and casino is restored to its former glory

Golden Gate reborn: A Las Vegas hotel and casino is restored to its former glory

Last night, the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino pulled out all the stops to show that the city’s oldest resort is bigger, better and more luxurious than ever. A boutique hotel on the corner of Fremont and Main streets, the property, which originally opened as the Hotel Nevada in 1906, just completed a major renovation [...]

Downtown Las Vegas dazzles with its main attractions

Downtown Las Vegas dazzles with its main attractions

  The Strip isn’t the only spot in Las Vegas where you’ll find one-of-a-kind attractions. From checking out retro sneakers at ShoeZeum (pictured above) and zip-lining along the Fremont Street Experience to exploring the history of the mob and walking through a “boneyard” of old hotel signs, you’re in for a lot of surprises. Take a [...]

“Inside Stories” at The Mob Museum invites you into the dark world of organized crime

“Inside Stories” at The Mob Museum invites you into the dark world of organized crime

We all got a kick out of mobster movies like “Casino,” “A Bronx Tale,” “The Godfather” and “Goodfellas.” If you were a fan of any of these, you’re going to love The Mob Museum’s upcoming series, “Inside Stories.” Unlike the movies, you’ll hear from experts who dealt with notorious gangsters in real life. The series features [...]

Ten bars not to miss in downtown Las Vegas

Ten bars not to miss in downtown Las Vegas

The vibrancy of downtown Las Vegas has been growing steadily. The Downtown & 3rd Farmer’s Market allows people to get artisanal foods and fresh produce every Friday morning. Restaurants like Le Thai have been popping up here and there. The freestanding bars and lounges opening downtown make nightlife and barhopping fun and easy. These bars [...]

A return to glamour at the historic Golden Gate in downtown Las Vegas

A return to glamour at the historic Golden Gate in downtown Las Vegas

By Las Vegas standards, the scope of the expansion project going on at the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino in downtown is small. But to the owners of the property, which was built in 1906 and opened as the Hotel Nevada, it’s one of epic proportions. Not only is a five-story tower housing 16 luxury [...]

Turning around downtown Las Vegas

Turning around downtown Las Vegas

The resorts in downtown Las Vegas are all racing to break ground on or put the finishing touches to various renovation projects. Once struggling and recession-battered, the area has become something of a boomtown, with everyone rallying to revitalize it. The benefits have been innumerable: New construction. New jobs. New outlook. It’s hard to imagine [...]

The D Las Vegas is being positioned for success

The D Las Vegas is being positioned for success

Redesign. Renovate. Rebrand. All of these things are currently underway at the former Fitzgeralds hotel/casino, situated in the heart of downtown Las Vegas. A major $15 million overhaul of the Irish-themed property is scheduled for completion this fall and will elevate it to a new level. The Fitzgeralds was bought last October by two brothers [...]

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