Posts tagged as: Fremont Street

The Who joins the downtown Vegas experience

The Who joins the downtown Vegas experience

Can you guess who’s coming to the Viva Vision canopy in downtown Las Vegas? No, silly, not The Guess Who. The Who! The iconic rock band’s lead singer Roger Daltrey and Fremont Street Experience President Jeff Victor announced this week that The Who will be getting its own light and sound show on the 1,500-foot-long [...]

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

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 the yellow lines or “ribbon” [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Lucy in the Sky with Fire: First Friday Flames of Change

Lucy in the Sky with Fire: First Friday Flames of Change

On the First Friday of every month downtown Las Vegas transforms into a vibrant hotspot where local artists, performers and vendors showcase their talents and wares. This month, First Friday Las Vegas, in combination with the Lucky Lady Lucy team and the city of Las Vegas, are hosting the city’s first public burn. Lucky Lady [...]

Bright lights, Sin City make for ultimate music videos

Bright lights, Sin City make for ultimate music videos

Las Vegas is a visually striking place so it comes as no surprise that the city has been used as the setting for countless music videos. According to Charlie Geocaris, director of the Nevada Film Office, there were 16 music videos filmed in Las Vegas in the past year alone. “It’s such a fun city [...]

Fremont East District packs a lot of personality

Fremont East District packs a lot of personality

Area is buzzing with bars, restaurants and art It’s a Friday night in Downtown Las Vegas, miles from the megaresorts of the Las Vegas Strip and just a few blocks down from the old Vegas allure of Fremont Street’s casinos. A flock of people crosses Las Vegas Boulevard, but not toward the casinos and the [...]

Elvis sightings abound

Elvis sightings abound

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com The Elvi have left the building, and they’re heading out to Fremont Street. This weekend downtown Vegas is all about pompadours, sideburns and bedazzled jumpsuits. If you’re hoping to experience an Elvis sighting in Vegas, get ready for an eyeful. On May 6 and 7, Fremont Street will be home to the Second Annual Las [...]

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 [...]

Vegas celebrates Halloween with haunted attractions and freakish festivities

Vegas celebrates Halloween with haunted attractions and freakish festivities

  When it comes to Halloween there are more things in Vegas to scare you apart from checking your bank account after a night of partying (Yikes! I went to a strip club last night?). When October rolls around, Vegas is also home to various haunted attractions and frighteningly fun ways to celebrate the spookiest holiday [...]

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