Posts tagged as: New York – New York

Las Vegas Strip sugar rush: Hershey’s Chocolate World opens

Las Vegas Strip sugar rush: Hershey’s Chocolate World opens

Start spreading the news (and possibly some creamy peanut butter). Hershey’s Chocolate World is open on The New York-New York Brooklyn Bridge Plaza and the Las Vegas Strip has never been sweeter. The two-story candy shop is packed with offerings from all Hershey’s brand products such as Hershey’s Kisses, Hershey’s chocolate and strawberry syrup bottles [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Lounge your way to live music in Vegas

Lounge your way to live music in Vegas

You come to Las Vegas for the glitz, the excitement, the rush of risking it all.  Sometimes, though, it’s nice to step back from the eager tourists carrying drinks by the yard and enjoy a quality cocktail or two while listening to live music. I’m not talking lounges with DJs — those are a dime [...]

10 hotel developments in Vegas to look forward to in 2014

10 hotel developments in Vegas to look forward to in 2014

Hotel construction in Las Vegas is more spirited and dynamic than ever. Are you curious about some of the projects currently underway at resorts both on and off the Strip? In addition to the creation of two open-air districts, three newly converted hotels will debut in 2014. Plus, several existing resorts are expanding their offerings. [...]

MGM, AEG release renderings of proposed arena in Las Vegas

MGM, AEG release renderings of proposed arena in Las Vegas

The developers of a 20,000-seat sports and entertainment arena released the first images of the privately funded venue. Arena partners AEG and MGM Resorts International also released details of the venue, which is expected to be built between New York-New York and Monte Carlo, extending west from Las Vegas Boulevard to Frank Sinatra Drive. The [...]

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 [...]

Our 5 favorite adult shows in Las Vegas

Our 5 favorite adult shows in Las Vegas

What’s a visit to Las Vegas without a little bit of sin? If it’s naughty entertainment you’re looking for, Sin City offers much in the way to get your night off to a steamy start. The following are some of our favorites, in no particular order. Zumanity at New York-New York “Zumanity” is Cirque du [...]

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