Posts tagged as: Monte Carlo

Our top Labor Day weekend picks

Our top Labor Day weekend picks

Labor Day weekend can make you feel kind of melancholy. You have to go back to school. You have to say goodbye to summer…and wearing white clothing. But don’t shed too many tears. Labor Day also means you can have that one last weekend hurrah in Vegas — and you get a bonus day to [...]

New Monte Carlo Plaza boasts restaurants, entertainment on the Strip

New Monte Carlo Plaza boasts restaurants, entertainment on the Strip

Pedestrians walking along the Strip in front of the Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino have some new dining options. The resort recently completed a multimillion dollar outdoor dining plaza with new restaurants and live entertainment including a rotating roster of live bands, artists and street performers. Five new restaurants joined the existing Diablo’s Cantina on the [...]

Drum roll, please: Go backstage with Blue Man Group

Drum roll, please: Go backstage with Blue Man Group

Blue Man Group takes fans on a backstage interactive tour of the long-running popular show at Monte Carlo in Las Vegas. If you’ve seen the show, you’ll recall the crazy-unique percussion instruments the Blue Men play. The Sunday afternoon tour lasts about an hour or so. During my onstage experience, two “Blue Men” and the [...]

Get lucky in Las Vegas at these sexy party pits

Get lucky in Las Vegas at these sexy party pits

Some things are meant to go together. Like movies and popcorn. Or hot summer days and ice cream. Each enhances the other to create an amazing experience. The same can be said about clubbing and gambling. In Las Vegas, these two hot pursuits are often combined to form what’s known as a “party pit.” You’ll [...]

Beat the heat this summer at Las Vegas’ hotel pools

Beat the heat this summer at Las Vegas’ hotel pools

With summer rearing its scorching head on Las Vegas, now is the perfect time to tell you about all the amazing hotel pools you’ll be able to cool off in during your visit. Almost every resort on the Strip, as well as a handful of the properties in downtown, boast pools for their guests. Unlike [...]

MGM Resorts unveils ‘The Park’ concept in Las Vegas

MGM Resorts unveils ‘The Park’ concept in Las Vegas

The space between New York-New York and Monte Carlo has mostly been used by motorized vehicles that are either making deliveries or passing from the front of these resorts to their parking facilities. Today MGM Resorts International announced a detailed plan to transform it. Called simply “The Park,” this 8-acre space will become a vibrant [...]

New York-New York officially launches outdoor plaza

New York-New York officially launches outdoor plaza

It’s been less than a year since MGM Resorts International announced plans for a $100 million outdoor plaza that involves remodeling the Las Vegas Strip-facing exteriors of New York-New York Hotel & Casino and Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino. The company began construction on this pedestrian-oriented district in April 2013. It will eventually wind between [...]

Walk this way: The latest on NY-NY and Monte Carlo’s pedestrian-friendly developments

Walk this way: The latest on NY-NY and Monte Carlo’s pedestrian-friendly developments

The skies were blue and temperatures were peaking in the high 60s one recent afternoon at New York-New York, which is located near the south end of the Las Vegas Strip. Many visitors were strolling through the shops of the Big Apple-themed resort’s newly widened promenade, which runs alongside its replica of the famous Brooklyn [...]

Opened, closed and under construction on the Las Vegas Strip

Opened, closed and under construction on the Las Vegas Strip

Construction projects – major and minor – are covering the Las Vegas Strip, bringing a surge in activity to the tourist corridor not seen since the heyday of resort construction. From small projects to big, we take a look at what is happening in Las Vegas. New York-New York/Monte Carlo Strip project and arena Construction [...]

Photos: NY-NY & Monte Carlo tear up the old for the new

Photos: NY-NY & Monte Carlo tear up the old for the new

MGM Resorts International announced plans for a $100 million outdoor plaza project in April 2013. It involves remodeling the front facades of New York-New York and Monte Carlo to showcase new eateries, shops and Hershey’s Chocolate World, an interactive attraction that celebrates Hershey’s-branded products. This district will be anchored by a 20,000-seat arena developed in [...]

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