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Now rolling: The High Roller opens at The Linq Las Vegas

Now rolling: The High Roller opens at The Linq Las Vegas

You know that old saying from “Field of Dreams:” “If you build it, he will come?” Well, switch out “he” with “they” and you’ve got a very true statement about the High Roller at The Linq. The world’s tallest observation wheel officially opened its doors for business today, and a long line of eager tourists [...]

Light up the night with The Linq and High Roller

Light up the night with The Linq and High Roller

The High Roller was officially lit last week and the Las Vegas skyline will never be the same. A big milestone for the The Linq shopping and entertainment district on the Las Vegas Strip, the High Roller (which is not yet open) illuminates the sky with 2,000 LED lights every night at sunset. The High [...]

Now open at The Linq Las Vegas

Now open at The Linq Las Vegas

A handful of businesses are now open at The Linq, the $550 million entertainment district being built by Caesars Entertainment on the Las Vegas Strip. Tenants of the open-air, pedestrian-only district, located  in the corridor between The Quad and the Flamingo, began their debut in late December with the opening of Irish-themed gaming joint O’Sheas (read that story here). The [...]

Construction on The Linq and High Roller coming full circle in Las Vegas

Construction on The Linq and High Roller coming full circle in Las Vegas

UPDATE – SEPTEMBER 10, 2013: The final section of the High Roller’s rim was added today by construction crews bringing the rim full circle. The wheel’s rim was formed from 28 sections, each 56 feet long and 44 tons in weight. The 255-foot temporary radial struts holding the rim in place will be replaced with [...]

The Linq is building the way to a brighter future in Las Vegas

The Linq is building the way to a brighter future in Las Vegas

The next big thing in Las Vegas is The Linq. Certain to transform the look and experience of the Strip, the word “big” barely scrapes the surface of this ambitious project. In August 2011, Caesars Entertainment announced plans to build this open-air, pedestrian-only district that will be jam-packed with dining, entertainment and shopping opportunities. It [...]

High Roller: Your Linq to a well-rounded Vegas Strip ride

High Roller: Your Linq to a well-rounded Vegas Strip ride

As The Linq takes shape on the Las Vegas Strip, the city will soon be home to an exciting, new attraction for all ages: The world’s largest observation wheel. At 550 feet, the High Roller will serve as a focal point of the $550 million open-air retail dining and entertainment district, which sits on the [...]

10 new things to experience in Vegas during 2013

10 new things to experience in Vegas during 2013

Get ready to sleep more comfortably, party more heartily, eat more decadently and just enjoy vacationing more thoroughly than ever before in Las Vegas! This year promises an exemplary batch of openings – including at least two new hotels, an observation wheel, an extraordinary show, a popular East Coast restaurant, a thrilling zipline, a water [...]

The $1,000 Sundae

The $1,000 Sundae

I am all for a good gourmet dish. Beautiful plating, well cooked food, maybe an exotic ingredient like white truffles. It’s not an everyday occurence, but when I get it, I’m a happy girl. Enter the Golden Opulence Sundae, a mind-blowing $1,000 treat that is a Guinness World Record Holder for most expensive sundae. This [...]

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