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Wireless networks advancing at rapid speed in Las Vegas resorts

Wireless networks advancing at rapid speed in Las Vegas resorts

Have you ever lost cell phone service or been unable to find coverage while visiting the Las Vegas Strip? That’s not an uncommon problem, partly because it’s very difficult to support the growing demand for advanced mobile and wireless services at resorts that are literally the size of small cities. Not only do these big [...]

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, [...]

A new megaresort by Genting Group takes shape in Las Vegas

A new megaresort by Genting Group takes shape in Las Vegas

Things are looking a lot brighter for the northern end of the Las Vegas Strip. Genting Group, a multinational corporation, has acquired the 87-acre parcel where the unfinished Echelon sits. Today plans were unveiled for the development of Resorts World Las Vegas. It will be Genting Group’s first resort in Las Vegas. “This is a [...]

SLS Las Vegas takes a big step with groundbreaking

SLS Las Vegas takes a big step with groundbreaking

By fall 2014, there will be 1,620 more hotel rooms for travelers visiting Las Vegas – as well as a Fred Segal-branded retail experience. Construction of the SLS Las Vegas, which is part of the exclusive SLS Hotels brand by sbe, is beginning today at the southeast corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Sahara Avenue. [...]

Cocktails + Ice Cream: SnoBar is the best of both worlds

Cocktails + Ice Cream: SnoBar is the best of both worlds

If you’re a regular at the pool clubs in Vegas, you might have noticed something new behind the counter: This delicious-sounding SnoBar ice cream and frozen pops. Ice cream with liquor in it. Kind of brilliant, if it tastes right. I had the chance to sample a few SnoBar flavors recently and despite a few [...]

Roy Horn celebrates his birthday at Secret Garden

Roy Horn celebrates his birthday at Secret Garden

It’s not every day you get to go to a birthday party with lions, tigers and dolphins. Roy Horn of the famous Las Vegas magician duo, Siegfried & Roy, celebrated his birthday at Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at the Mirage last night. I had the opportunity to snap pictures of the pair, enjoy appetizers and [...]

What could have been: Vegas casinos that never opened

What could have been: Vegas casinos that never opened

Going over a list of Vegas casinos, you see there’s a little bit of everything in this town. What can be even more interesting, however, is going over a list of proposed, but unfinished or un-built Vegas casinos. These are just some of the more interesting concepts that have sprung up over the years: Titanic [...]

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