Posts tagged as: Renee

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 [...]

Five ways to be Irish in Vegas on St. Paddy’s Day

Five ways to be Irish in Vegas on St. Paddy’s Day

On March 17, everyone is Irish. Named in honor of the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day has always been celebrated with great enthusiasm. Although Las Vegas is not on the Emerald Isle, it’s still a fabulous city to be in for what is essentially one of the world’s largest keggers. Along with drinking, you’ll find [...]

Top contenders: 10 of the coolest bars for viewing sports in Vegas

Top contenders: 10 of the coolest bars for viewing sports in Vegas

Looking for a place to cheer on your favorite team in Vegas? With the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, better known as March Madness, nearly upon us, you may be wondering where to go. Of course, you’ll want to choose a bar that offers tasty snacks, multiple beers on tap, numerous flat-screen TVs and a rowdy [...]

Seven of Vegas’ pool clubs are ready to spring into March

Seven of Vegas’ pool clubs are ready to spring into March

Here we go again…the nicest thing about the end of winter in Vegas is the arrival of pool party season. Many of the resorts on the Strip house dayclubs that open when the temperatures begin to rise. That means lots of good times – drinking, tanning, cavorting and chilling out to the beat of DJ-spun [...]

Waving the flag for Vegas’ hot and happening LGBT scene

Waving the flag for Vegas’ hot and happening LGBT scene

When it comes to gay-oriented nightclubs, bars and businesses, Las Vegas doesn’t come close to having all the offerings found in places like San Francisco and New York City. That being said, there is still a vibrant LGBT community here – one that’s ready and waiting to welcome you. This past weekend the city played host [...]

10 historic hotels in and around Vegas

10 historic hotels in and around Vegas

Okay, we admit it. When compared to cities like New York or Chicago, Las Vegas isn’t that old – and, unfortunately, our hotels of yesteryear are more likely to be imploded than restored. However, if you want to get a glimpse of Sin City before it became the high-tech wonder it is today, there are [...]

SLS Las Vegas opening date announced

SLS Las Vegas opening date announced

If you’re planning a Vegas vacation in 2014, you might want to concentrate on Labor Day weekend because that’s when SLS Las Vegas is opening its doors. After months of speculation, yesterday Sam Nazarian announced in a special message that the resort will debut on the last weekend of summer (Aug. 29 – Sept. 1, [...]

Ten ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day solo in Vegas

Ten ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day solo in Vegas

If you’re single and visiting Vegas on Valentine’s Day, have no fear. On this holiday that honors romance, couples won’t be the only ones having fun. On Friday, Feb. 14, Sin City will offer an abundance of activities for those who are looking for love…or who are just out to have a good time. We’ve [...]

Former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon gets new name: The Cromwell

Former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon gets new name: The Cromwell

It’s official. The Cromwell is the new name of the former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon, which sits on the northeast corner of Flamingo Road and Las Vegas Boulevard. Owned by Caesars Entertainment and currently in the midst of a $185 million overhaul, the property described as a “lifestyle luxury boutique hotel” is slated to [...]

Life is ‘suite’ in the new Sky Villas at Tropicana Las Vegas

Life is ‘suite’ in the new Sky Villas at Tropicana Las Vegas

If you’re looking for a way to spoil someone in Vegas for Valentine’s Day weekend – or any weekend of the year – here’s an idea to consider. Tropicana Las Vegas just debuted some suites that are guaranteed to turn the extravagance factor up to an 11. The Sky Villas, apartment-style penthouses, are located on [...]

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