Articles Written By: Aleza Freeman

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Life is Beautiful Festival embraces all generations

The Life is Beautiful Festival made its triumphant return to downtown Las Vegas this weekend uniting a truly diverse, multi-generational crowd. It was positive vibes all around as Millennials, Gen-Xers, Baby Boomers (and even some babies) gathered for the three-day celebration of music, art and food. Nowhere was this bridging…

Tips to have a great time at Life is Beautiful

If you’re anything like us, you’re on countdown for Life is Beautiful, the three-day celebration of music, art and food running Oct. 24 – 26 in downtown Las Vegas. Only four days to go! It’ll be here before you know it. In the meantime, read some tips for attending the…

Life is Beautiful revs up

Life is Beautiful is back, and more beautiful than ever. Not just on the outside, but on the inside where your mom says it counts. The celebration of music, art and food runs Oct. 24 – 26 in downtown Las Vegas. Here are some of the highlights of this year’s…

Fall is in full swing at Bellagio Conservatory

The fall display at the Bellagio’s Conservatory & Botanical Gardens includes a 1,200 pound live pumpkin. Twelve hundred pounds. Now that’s a lot of pie. The harvest-inspired exhibit features whimsical pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, scads of seasonal plants and flowers, oversized acorns, illuminated water arches and twinkling birch…

How to spend 24 hours (or less) in Sin City

You’re traveling to West Virginia for the Annual Roadkill Cook Off (yes, that’s a thing) when your flight gets delayed in Las Vegas. Or perhaps you’re driving through Vegas on your way to your cousin’s Bar Mitzvah in Scottsdale, and you pull off for an extended “bathroom break.” Whatever the…

Sin City Exclusives: Only in Las Vegas

You’re a globe trotting, fun seeking party animal with an eye for time management. There’s a city for that. An Egyptian pyramid, Statue of Liberty, Eiffel Tower, canals of Venice — dining, nightlife and attractions included — all in the span of one shiny street. With all the world at…

‘Do’ Feed the Animals at Shark Reef in Las Vegas

This is Las Vegas, not the Discovery Channel. We’re home to Shark Reef, not Shark Week. But participating in the Animal Encounters program at Shark Reef Aquarium really isn’t that different from watching Rob Lowe riding on the back of two sharks. Fine. I made that up. It’s actually nothing like…

Join the feeding frenzy at Shark Reef in Las Vegas

Shark Week  doesn’t start until August 10, but you can get into the spirit now with the new Animal Encounter program at Shark Reef Aquarium. Three different feeding experiences give you a chance to get up close and personal with the attraction’s aquatic residents including zebra sharks, stingrays and everyone’s…

Elvis spotting: Festival to celebrate the King

The spirit of Elvis returns to Las Vegas — and the very hotel where he performed more than 800 shows — during the Las Vegas Elvis Fest at the Westgate Las Vegas Thursday, July 10 through Sunday, July 14. The four-day festival, sanctioned by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc., is a…

Do Dad’s Day right in Las Vegas

Looking for a unique way to show dad just how much you love him on Father’s Day? Bring him to the city of excess. From over-the-top attractions to a plethora of food specials, you’ll find plenty of ways to do Dad’s Day right in Las Vegas. Show pops he’s tops.…

Las Vegas VooDoo Zip Line riders are all smiles

Here’s another one for your bucket list. The VooDoo Zip Line opened at the Rio hotel in Las Vegas on Sunday, sending riders at speeds of up to 35 mph, 490 feet above the Las Vegas Strip. The ride travels forwards and backwards between the Rio’s two hotel towers, offering…