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Winter in Venice at The Venetian Las Vegas in pictures

Winter in Venice at The Venetian Las Vegas in pictures

The decorations are up and the performers are ready as Winter in Venice kicks off at The Venetian and The Palazzo now through Jan. 5, 2014. The two resorts will be offering a variety of attractions and entertainment including top name entertainment, a skating rink, character performances, a fantasy scene in The Palazzo Waterfall Atrium [...]

Madame Tussauds assembles The Avengers on the Las Vegas Strip

Madame Tussauds assembles The Avengers on the Las Vegas Strip

Marvel Comics fans (which, of course, includes a guy dressed like Spider-Man) crowded behind the velvet rope today to see the legendary Stan Lee help unveil the new multimillion-dollar renovations at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas. The grand reopening, as Madame Tussauds is calling it, includes new rooms, brand new wax figures and all sorts of fun interactive [...]

5 new free things to do in Las Vegas

5 new free things to do in Las Vegas

Vacations in Las Vegas can get expensive, so it’s always nice to find some free fun during your visit. Here are five brand new things you can do on your Vegas vacation: 1. Light up your life Where: Cactus Garden at Ethel M Chocolates When: Through Jan. 1, 2014 Wander through the Ethel M Chocolates’ 20th Annual Holiday Cactus [...]

Liberace popping up at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas

Liberace popping up at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas

Bye bye pop-up weddings. Hello Liberace! The site where something suddenly pops up at the Cosmopolitan is expected to welcome “Too Much of a Good Thing Is Wonderful: Liberace and the Art of Costume” Nov. 25 through Jan. 2, 2014. The exhibition will fill the space of the former Pop-Up Wedding Chapel, which closed its doors at [...]

The best dam cameos in film

The best dam cameos in film

Just a short drive from Las Vegas, the Hoover Dam is a tried and true national treasure attracting more than one million visitors a year. Named one of the Top 10 Construction Achievements of the 20th Century and a National Historic Landmark, the Hoover Dam also makes a great backdrop for movies, television shows and commercials. “The dam represents lasting strength [...]

Women artists take the spotlight at the Bellagio Gallery in 2014

Women artists take the spotlight at the Bellagio Gallery in 2014

Female artists will headline the next exhibit at the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. Opening Feb. 14, 2014, “Painting Women: Works from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston” will feature 34 paintings from 1860 – 1950. The exhibit will spotlight women’s artistic achievements as domestic independence and increased opportunities for artistic education resulted in a [...]

Downtown Container Park to bridge gaps in downtown Las Vegas

Downtown Container Park to bridge gaps in downtown Las Vegas

Downtown Container Park in downtown Las Vegas will bring together an assortment of small boutiques, galleries, bars and eateries. But take note: this soon-to-open development by the Downtown Project, a community revitalization group funded by Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh, aims to become much, much more than a retail center. Downtown Container Park will be a [...]

Vegas Experts: An Inside Look at Hoover Dam

VEGAS.com Expert Aleza Freeman goes behind the scenes at one of the Top 10 construction achievements of the 20th Century, the Hoover Dam, and discusses this National Historic Landmark’s contributions to the environment and popular culture with Rose Davis of the Bureau of Reclamation.

Construction on Slotzilla results in temporary late-night closures at Fremont Street Experience

Construction on Slotzilla results in temporary late-night closures at Fremont Street Experience

Construction continues on Slotzilla (the zipline experience located in the Fremont Street Experience) with the installation of the attraction’s cables. Fremont Street Experience announced on their Facebook page that there will be nightly closures of the Experience to accommodate installation of the cables. Tonight through Friday, Nov. 8 and Tuesday, Nov. 12 through Friday, Nov. [...]

Free admission at The Mob Museum on Nov. 15

Free admission at The Mob Museum on Nov. 15

The Mob Museum has an offer you can’t refuse. Friday, Nov. 15, the museum, officially known as The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, will offer free admission for Nevada residents and buy one, get one free admission for tourists to mark the 62nd anniversary of the Kefauver Committee hearings in Las Vegas. [...]

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