Imperial Palace

Seven tips for visiting the Imperial Palace during renovation

Located in the heart of the Strip, near the busy corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Flamingo Road, the Imperial Palace is rollicking and rumbustious. It’s undergoing a dramatic transformation too. Renovations to convert the resort into The Quad are scheduled for completion in the latter part of 2013. This…

Five Las Vegas hotels recently got new identities

Attention mapmakers and trivia buffs! This year has brought a metamorphosis to a handful of resorts in Las Vegas. At least five properties have gotten – or are in the process of getting – new names. Many of these moniker conversions result from new ownership, and several will also include…

A vital Linq for Las Vegas

Today, the Irish-themed O’Sheas Casino will close. It has had a rollicking presence at the center of the Las Vegas Strip since opening in 1989. But the shutdown is not a cause for sadness because fans of O’Sheas will see it return in 2013 as part of The Linq, Caesars…

It’s March Madness in Vegas, baby!

So, you’ve been diagnosed with a case of March Madness, where side effects include a distinct change in wardrobe color choices in and a bad case of bracketology. Aside from catching the action at the plethora of sports books in this town, the only known cure is to come down and…

Step into the spotlight with karaoke in Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Are you tired of listening to Vegas lounge acts cover songs that you know you can sing better? Does seeing the marquees on the Las Vegas Strip make you long for your time in the spotlight? Do you secretly fantasize about being a rock star every time…

Vegas hotels introduce Fido-friendly program

Anyone who owns a dog knows that traveling and planning vacations can be tricky. Can you find a hotel that will allow you to bring your pet along? Can you bribe someone to take care of your furry friend? Or do you have to pay an exorbitant  amount to leave…

2010 Elvis Week in Vegas

There’s a “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” when it comes to Elvis in Vegas. August 16 marks the 33rd anniversary of the King’s passing, and the city he once called home is paying tribute to the entertainer who has become synonymous with Vegas. Here are places we recommend you visit…

The Ultimate Illusions in Vegas

  Everywhere you look on the Las Vegas Strip you’ll see something that isn’t what it seems. Hotels look like famous landmarks and everyday people can look like high rollers. Entertainers are in on it too. Show girls captivate audiences with sequins and feathers while magicians mystify by making cars…

Elvis is in the building

His spirit, that is! Actually, I could almost believe it. When I was trying to take a picture of Elvis’ Bible with a rose left behind by a museum visitor, the flower wouldn’t cooperate. “Elvis, we know you’re in here!” Jimmy Velvet, his friend and owner of The King’s Ransom Museum,…