Posts tagged as: Attractions

SlotZilla opens a year late. But was it worth the wait?

SlotZilla opens a year late. But was it worth the wait?

SlotZilla has opened and the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas will never be the same. It’s a 12-story slot machine in the middle of the street. You can’t exactly miss it. Las Vegas Weekly has referred to it as the Berlin Wall of Fremont Street, dividing the old-school casinos of the Fremont Street Experience and the [...]

Polaroid shakes things up at The Linq Las Vegas

Polaroid shakes things up at The Linq Las Vegas

This generation is all about instant gratification. We snap photos on our iPhones then immediately upload them to our social networks. With just a few touches and swipes of a screen your selfie in front of the Welcome to Las Vegas sign is your new Facebook profile pic. When I was growing up, the only [...]

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 [...]

Spring blooms in Bellagio Conservatory

Spring blooms in Bellagio Conservatory

Raindrops on tulips, caterpillars of flowers — these are just a few of our favorite new things in the Bellagio Conservatory. Spring has blossomed in the Conservatory courtesy of Director of Horticulture Andres Garcia and a staff of more than 100 who five times a year transform the space into a botanical wonderland. Each day [...]

A Valentine’s Day made at the Mob Museum

A Valentine’s Day made at the Mob Museum

The Mob Museum celebrates its second anniversary on Valentine’s Day, Friday, Feb. 14, with two-for-one admission for tourists and free admission for residents. Also the anniversary of the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre, the acclaimed museum will unveil two Thompson machine guns used in the infamous execution. They are the only guns ever scientifically proven to be part of the [...]

Leonardo hits Las Vegas and sets the Springs Preserve in motion

Leonardo hits Las Vegas and sets the Springs Preserve in motion

Sorry Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle fans, this is not the Leonardo you’re looking for. Sure there may be a turtle or two at the Springs Preserve, but the Las Vegas attraction’s new Leonardo exhibit highlights the works of a genius Italian Renaissance inventor rather than a fictional anthropomorphic reptile. “Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion,” [...]

Harley-Davidson is shaking up the Las Vegas Strip

Harley-Davidson is shaking up the Las Vegas Strip

The ground vibrated for about 10 minutes this morning as more than 50 members of the Southern Nevada Harley Owners Group revved their engines at a “ground shaking” event in honor of the Las Vegas Strip’s first Harley-Davidson dealership. The 50,000-square-foot Las Vegas Harley-Davidson facility projected to open in late October (in honor of Nevada Day), will serve [...]

PHOTOS: Your crazy wait is almost over! Las Vegas roller coaster nears completion

PHOTOS: Your crazy wait is almost over! Las Vegas roller coaster nears completion

UPDATE — 3:25 p.m.: Safety testing has officially begun on El Loco’s cars, a major milestone in the coaster construction process: It’s almost time to go crazy on the Las Vegas Strip! The El Loco roller coaster is slated to open at the Adventuredome at Circus Circus in late January or early February — and [...]

Free lecture showcases architect behind famous Las Vegas lobby

Free lecture showcases architect behind famous Las Vegas lobby

If you’ve ever pondered the curious shell-shaped building that serves as the Neon Museum’s visitor center, now’s your chance to learn more. Museum Scholar in Residence Dr. Leslie Luebbers will talk in depth about the La Concha Motel lobby’s architect, the late Paul Revere Williams, during a free lecture in honor of African-American History month at 7 [...]

Welcome to Las Vegas sign goes solar

Welcome to Las Vegas sign goes solar

No offense, polar vortex, but if you’ve got it, flaunt it. Right? That seems to apply to the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign, which is scheduled to begin running on solar energy during a switch-flipping ceremony at 4:30 p.m. today. The iconic landmark is located in one of the sunniest spots in the United [...]

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