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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’ [...]

Las Vegas thrills: Rappel Planet Hollywood for a cause

Las Vegas thrills: Rappel Planet Hollywood for a cause

People admire the towering hotels and bustling excitement of the Las Vegas Strip everyday from the ground. But rarely do they get a chance to enjoy the scenery while rappelling more than 350 feet down the side of one. On October 11-12, 2013, Special Olympics Nevada will host its fourth annual Over the Edge event [...]

Checking in on pet-friendly Vegas

Checking in on pet-friendly Vegas

Is Sin City going to the dogs? Las Vegas isn’t just a paradise for people anymore. It’s becoming a blissful retreat for four-legged creatures. Numerous hotels (including several on the Strip) offer accommodations for travelers who have their pets in tow. It’s not at all uncommon these days to see visitors at the front desk [...]

Ten historic spots in Las Vegas

Ten historic spots in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a city where everything appears shiny and new — where old hotels regularly make way for megaresorts and implosions aren’t out of the ordinary (though it’s actually been more than five years since our last implosion — that’s like 35 in Vegas years). Believe it or not, this shimmering city does offer [...]

Treasure Island to ramp up retail offerings; Sirens show to temporarily close during construction

Treasure Island to ramp up retail offerings; Sirens show to temporarily close during construction

Treasure Island Las Vegas is expanding its retail footprint. Plans are in the works to construct a new shopping complex at the contemporary, high seas-spirited resort, which is located on the Las Vegas Strip. “It will have approximately 40,000 usable square feet on three stories,” said Michelle Knoll, vice president of communications at Treasure Island. [...]

Step it up and Scale the Strat (all 108 floors) in Vegas

Step it up and Scale the Strat (all 108 floors) in Vegas

There are mountain climbers. There are social climbers. And then there are Scale the Strat stair climbers — those who willingly climb to the top of the iconic Stratosphere Tower. Yes, that Stratosphere Tower, the tallest building in Las Vegas and the highest observation tower west of the Mississippi River at 1,149 feet, 108 floors and [...]

10 truly unique things about the soon-to-open Downtown Grand

10 truly unique things about the soon-to-open Downtown Grand

The downtown Las Vegas landscape continues to evolve, with a growing number of developments bringing excitement and economic energy to the area. Noteworthy among these is the Downtown Grand, which is scheduled to debut before the end of 2013 (at this time the opening is being targeted for October). Located at Stewart and Ogden avenues, [...]

10 great suites in Vegas that you can actually book

10 great suites in Vegas that you can actually book

Las Vegas is known for its fantastic, over-the-top suites. Of course, many of these are reserved solely for high rollers and VIP guests. So we’ve gone in search of some suites in Sin City that an average visitor can book. Interested in pampering yourself with decadent accommodations? Desire a romantic retreat to celebrate a marriage [...]

A deep-rooted Vegas hotel/casino gets a new name and fresh outlook

A deep-rooted Vegas hotel/casino gets a new name and fresh outlook

A new era begins today (July 1, 2013) for Silver Sevens Hotel & Casino – formerly known as Terrible’s Hotel & Casino. In addition to changing its name, Affinity Gaming has been reinvigorating the longstanding property with a multimillion-dollar renovation. “The reaction has been all positive. Everyone loves the energy that we’re bringing into the [...]

Hot diggity dog! It’s a hot dog eating contest in Vegas

Hot diggity dog! It’s a hot dog eating contest in Vegas

The region’s finest competitive eaters will hustle their buns to stuff their faces with weenies during the 16th annual qualifying hot dog eating contest on Saturday, April 20 at New York-New York’s Brooklyn Bridge in Las Vegas. He or she who best stomachs the competition will not only be crowned the Nevada Hot Dog Eating Champion [...]

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