Downtown Las Vegas

Vegas Weekender: Catch the Big Game and more!

With the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers set to square off in Sunday’s highly anticipated football match-up, you’ll find a good time on tap in many of the bars and sports books in Las Vegas. But the Big Game isn’t all that’s happening this weekend. Several other sporting events…

Come as you are: Denny’s on Fremont is totally Vegas

Neonopolis’ newest tenant is a real grand slam. Denny’s first “flagship” location, Denny’s on Fremont, is open for business and it’s dripping with “Only in Vegas” charm. Even by this city’s standards, this is a unique building. The first detail most people will notice, after the neon Denny’s signage, are…

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…

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…