Posts tagged as: Mandalay Bay

Vegas Weekender: Vegas celebrates Mexican Independence

Vegas Weekender: Vegas celebrates Mexican Independence

While Sept. 16 marks the anniversary of Mexico’s fight for independence from Spain, the only thing tourists will be fighting for in Vegas is what event to attend.

Vegas Weekender: Close out summer with one last Las Vegas stand

Vegas Weekender: Close out summer with one last Las Vegas stand

One last summer stand in Las Vegas, though, could give you enough memories to tide you over for at least the next few months and there is no better way to close out summer than Labor Day Weekend.

Picture yourself here

Picture yourself here

Whether you’re an avid planker, or you want to get the perfect Facebook profile picture or just want to impress your friends and prove that “Yes, I was there,” there are many spots in Vegas for breathtaking, silly or otherwise unique portrait opportunities. Here is but a sampling of locations: Very Big Views: Voodoo Lounge [...]

Bring on the vino: Aureole’s Wine Weekend is here

Bring on the vino: Aureole’s Wine Weekend is here

It’s no secret celebrity Chef Charlie Palmer makes wine a big feature in his restaurants. Anyone who’s been in Aureole, his Las Vegas restaurant in Mandalay Bay, can tell you that. Aureole contains a massive three-story wine tower in the middle of the restaurant, complete with flying wine angels and a sommelier to help you select the perfect pairing [...]

First female hotel executive chef on the Las Vegas Strip

First female hotel executive chef on the Las Vegas Strip

Susan Wolfla made history by becoming Executive Chef of Mandalay Bay. Not because of her delicious recipes or artful plating, but because she’s a woman. It’s hard to fathom, but Wolfla is the first female executive chef of a hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. “It is a male dominated profession, it is. Even today [...]

I scream, you scream — something about ice cream

I scream, you scream — something about ice cream

My memory of ice cream starts with the Carvel Flying Saucer. Soft serve ice cream between two chocolatey cookies brings me back, every time.    But ice cream and other frozen treats never get old. According to the International Dairy Foods Association, about 1.52 billion gallons of ice cream were on the market in 2009. In the United [...]

Summer concerts sound off in Vegas

Summer concerts sound off in Vegas

 By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com The weather is heating up, and with that comes a string of outdoor concerts in Vegas. This is especially good news for any beach-music fans. More reggae acts always roll into town during the summer months. There’s no better way to spend your evening than jamming to some feel-good rhythms poolside while sipping [...]

Food with a flourish

Food with a flourish

It doesn’t happen often, but occasionally things work out better than expected. You fill up your gas tank while winning at a round of slots. You kill three birds with one stone, not two. Your wait at the DMV is an hour and 20 minutes – and so is the movie playing in the waiting [...]

Mandalay Bay to be mecca for Michael Jackson fans in Vegas

Mandalay Bay to be mecca for Michael Jackson fans in Vegas

 By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com At a press conference today it was announced that Mandalay Bay will be the new home to everything Michael Jackson in Las Vegas. Through the hotel’s partnership with The Estate of Michael Jackson and Cirque du Soleil, Mandalay Bay will offer the next-best thing to Neverland with the launch of a [...]

Lounging around Vegas

Lounging around Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com During the ’50s and ’60s casino lounges provided the majority of entertainment at hotels on the Las Vegas Strip. While there were some recurring production shows in operation including “The Lido” at the Stardust and “Minsky’s Follies,” which opened as the first topless show on the Strip at the Dunes in 1957,  lounges [...]

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