Posts tagged as: Jennifer

Avast, ye mateys – here be gingerbread!

Avast, ye mateys – here be gingerbread!

Through the many holiday seasons I have attempted to build a gingerbread house. But despite my best festive intentions, they all ended up looking like a shantytown for laid-off elves. Where I may be gingerbread-challenged, Treasure Island’s executive pastry chef Debra Mitchell and her team are the five-star contractors of the holiday dessert world. Working for more [...]

Yogurt favorite Pinkberry opens in Las Vegas Aug. 30

Yogurt favorite Pinkberry opens in Las Vegas Aug. 30

Labor Day weekend in Las Vegas kicks off in a delicious way on Aug. 30 when California yogurt phenomenon Pinkberry opens its first Las Vegas shop in Crystals at CityCenter. To celebrate the store is offering three hours of free yogurt from 5 – 8 p.m. (limit of one small Pinkberry yogurt with toppings per person). Pinkberry [...]

ACTing out in Las Vegas – The ACT plans October opening

ACTing out in Las Vegas – The ACT plans October opening

Las Vegas is preparing for a new style of nightclub with the announcement that The ACT will open at The Shoppes at The Palazzo this October. Created by theatrical producer Simon Hammerstein (well known as one of the creative partners on The Box in New York City), The ACT promises a blend of crazy theatrical [...]

Dine out to help end hunger – Las Vegas Restaurant Week kicks off Aug. 27

Dine out to help end hunger – Las Vegas Restaurant Week kicks off Aug. 27

Enjoy a Frrrozen Hot Chocolate French toast at Serendipity 3, shrimp and Hatch chile hominy grits at Mesa Grill or roasted pink snapper at Allegro and you can help stop hunger in Southern Nevada. Beginning Monday, Aug. 27 more than 80 restaurants in the Las Vegas valley will participate in Restaurant Week. This is the [...]

The bacchanal returns to Caesars Palace Las Vegas

The bacchanal returns to Caesars Palace Las Vegas

The bacchanal is back! Caesars Palace’s famed Bacchanal feast is returning, this time in the form of a 25,000-square-foot buffet extravaganza. The original Bacchanal was Caesars Palace’s gourmet room where attendees took three hours to taste a variety of gastronomic extravaganzas while toga-clad waiters and waitresses served wine. It was a legendary experience that helped [...]

Chuck is amuck in Vegas and the city is celebrating

Chuck is amuck in Vegas and the city is celebrating

Can you contain creativity in 10,000 square feet? The folks at the Chuck Jones Experience in Circus Circus hope not. With a goal to educate, inspire and entertain, the newly opened Chuck Jones Experience wants to not only introduce folks to the legendary artist, animator and director behind such favorite characters as the Road Runner [...]

Cosmopolitan an intriguing new entry on the Vegas Strip

Cosmopolitan an intriguing new entry on the Vegas Strip

The Cosmopolitan surprised me. There, I’ve said it. As I headed over to the press tour today, I was prepared for a routine Las Vegas hotel press preview with lots of hype, but very little real payout. After attending more than 30 hotel premieres stretching back to the Excalibur, I’ve got an over-developed been-there, seen-that, [...]

Autumn comes to the Bellagio Conservatory

Autumn comes to the Bellagio Conservatory

See how the Bellagio Conservatory is transformed in the timelapse video above. It’s the most popular show in Vegas; has a cast of thousands and a crew of more than 100 … And it’s free. Each year more than 5 million visitors, 15,000 – 18,000 per day, take time out from gambling, clubbing and shopping [...]

Exploring The Neon Boneyard

Exploring The Neon Boneyard

  Las Vegas’ historic signs get a second life By Renée LiButti Vegas.com The handsome metallic hustler who once stood on the roof of Doc ‘N’ Eddy’s Pool Hall is perpetually leaning in to take a shot. Gold coins are forever falling from the hands of the steel Coin Castle king, who formerly ruled over [...]

Desert Glory

Desert Glory

Death Valley may be getting all the press with its third best wildflower blooming in 20 years, but an amazing explosion of desert color is far closer. Just 15 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, the Springs Preserve’s gardens are awash in blooming cactus, wildflowers and perennials. The 180-acre cultural and historical attraction houses exhibits, [...]

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