Posts tagged as: Neon Signs

All of the lights: Neon Museum’s new visitors center is a bright idea

All of the lights: Neon Museum’s new visitors center is a bright idea

Las Vegas is world-famous for its vivid, glittering lights. After my visit to downtown’s  Neon Museum this week, I have a deeper appreciation of the old-school signage that first lit up the town. New visitors center makes experience more convenient Up until last week, there really wasn’t an easy way to drop by and check out the museum’s boneyard of vintage [...]

Insert Coin(s), Press Start

Insert Coin(s), Press Start

If somebody combined a chic bar/lounge with a vintage arcade, you’d end up with something like Insert Coin(s), the “videolounge gamebar” that opened last week and brings yet another fresh venue to Downtown Las Vegas’ rising nightlife scene. As a pretty avid gamer, this is a pretty exciting prospect. Patrons can grab a drink, play [...]

Exploring The Neon Boneyard

Exploring The Neon Boneyard

  Las Vegas’ historic signs get a second life By Renée LiButti Vegas.com The handsome metallic hustler who once stood on the roof of Doc ‘N’ Eddy’s Pool Hall is perpetually leaning in to take a shot. Gold coins are forever falling from the hands of the steel Coin Castle king, who formerly ruled over [...]

Flashback Friday: Spit and a shine

Flashback Friday: Spit and a shine

Vegas Vicki gets her boots shined by Rodney Patrick of Ad-Art Sign Company in November, 1980. At the time this photo was taken the casino Vicki adorned, Glitter Gulch, was owned by Bob Stupak. Stupak is perhaps best known for building the Stratosphere Hotel Casino which opened in 1996. Vegas Vicki is also known as Sassy [...]

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