Posts tagged as: Attractions

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. [...]

Spooktacular family fun at HallOVeen in Las Vegas

Spooktacular family fun at HallOVeen in Las Vegas

An annual Las Vegas Christmas attraction is all dressed up for Halloween as the Magical Forest at Opportunity Village presents its first-ever HallOVeen on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in October from 5 to 9 p.m. Those who have attended the 22-year-old Magical Forest during the winter holidays — and even those who haven’t — will [...]

Black & white photos capture Silver State at Springs Preserve Las Vegas

Black & white photos capture Silver State at Springs Preserve Las Vegas

The newest exhibit in the Big Springs Gallery at the Springs Preserve juxtaposes the difficulties of providing a safe and reliable water supply in Southern Nevada with the rugged beauty of the desert. Featuring the black and white photography of Cody Brothers, “Nevada Reflections: The Silver State in Black & White” highlights areas managed by [...]

Scare up some Halloween fun this October in Las Vegas

Scare up some Halloween fun this October in Las Vegas

There’s so much to do in Las Vegas for Halloween. Fortunately most of the festivities last throughout the month of October so there’s plenty of time to enjoy the spooktacular fun at your favorite Las Vegas attraction. Fright Dome When: 7 p.m. to midnight, Oct. 3 – 31 Where: Adventuredome at Circus Circus Cost: $32.95 per person. VIP Fast [...]

Innovative Palazzo atrium display falls into place in Las Vegas

Innovative Palazzo atrium display falls into place in Las Vegas

Sometimes everything falls into place. Such is the case with the innovative fall-themed display gracing The Palazzo Waterfall Atrium and Gardens through Nov. 10, 2013. The display, which represents the Palazzo and Venetian hotels’  multiple sustainability efforts, was two years in the making. But its unveiling coincides with recent accolades for industry-leading environmental initiatives. Earlier this month, the resorts’ [...]

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