Articles Written By: Aleza Freeman

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Summer blooms at the Bellagio Conservatory

It may officially still be spring, but summer is in full swing at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. Through Sept. 7, the 13,573-square-foot Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will bloom with bright colors, bubbling water features, an aviary of live birds, prancing horse statues, a wooden tree house, kites flying…

It’s time. Las Vegas VooDoo Zip Line opens this weekend.

The highly-anticipated, sky-high zip line between the Rio hotel’s two towers is opening over the Memorial Day weekend. Mixed martial arts announcer Bruce Buffer will kick off the grand opening event for the VooDoo Zipline at noon on Sunday, May 25, yelling his signature catchphrase, “It’s time!” Soaring round-trip more than 490…

Tips for riding the Las Vegas High Roller

Las Vegas isn’t home to any old observation wheel. We’re home to the High Roller, the tallest observation wheel in the world. Just think. When you step inside the High Roller, you’re riding inside a Guinness record-holding entity — an observation wheel that’s taller than both the Singapore Flyer and the London…

The Las Vegas shopping list keeps getting longer

Yet another retail project has been added to the city’s growing shopping list. Earlier this week, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino announced it will redevelop a 60,000 square-foot area on Harmon Avenue into a dining and entertainment destination. Located on the property’s south end, the new development will…

Lego Store opens at Fashion Show Mall Las Vegas

A store that sells blocks for kids (and the kid-at-heart) is the newest kid on the block at the Fashion Show Mall. The Lego Store opened last week on the mall’s lower level, across from the Apple Store. A colorful, one-stop shop for all things Lego features tons of Lego…

Polaroid shakes things up at The Linq Las Vegas

This generation is all about instant gratification. We snap photos on our iPhones then immediately upload them to our social networks. With just a few touches and swipes of a screen your selfie in front of the Welcome to Las Vegas sign is your new Facebook profile pic. When I…

Enhance your Vegas spa visit for ultimate relaxation

Have you ever stepped inside a Vegas spa? It’s as if your nagging obligations melt away the second you walk through that door. Your everyday clothes come off and are stuffed out of sight as you slip into the unofficial wardrobe of zen masters everywhere: a fluffy robe and slippers.…

Grab your bros and make Vegas your man cave

Hey, man. Are you looking for a good time? Look no further than Vegas, baby. Fast cars, gun ranges and girls, girls, girls … we’ve got the ultimate mancation for you. Maybe you’re a manly man. Maybe you’re a metro man. Maybe you’re the best man. No matter what kind…

Las Vegas photos come alive in the magic hour

Sunrise, sunset. It’s not just a moving song from a hit Broadway musical. It’s also the ideal times to take beautiful photos to help commemorate your Vegas vacation. In the words of the late, great Galen Rowell “There are only two parts of the day for the landscape photographer, early…

Vegas Indoor Skydiving sets Guinness World Record

I think it’s safe to say that the folks over at Vegas Indoor Skydiving are walking on air. The company’s general manager, Brad Hess, not only broke the current world record for front somersaults in one minute in a wind tunnel — he totally crushed it. Hess did 53 somersaults…

Tie the knot in Las Vegas on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and a lot of lovestruck couples are headed to Las Vegas — the marriage capital of the world. We have hotel chapels, non-hotel chapels,  romantic weddings, outdoor weddings and even themed weddings. In Vegas there really is a wedding for everyone. The possibilities are…

A Valentine’s Day made at the Mob Museum

The Mob Museum celebrates its second anniversary on Valentine’s Day, Friday, Feb. 14, with two-for-one admission for tourists and free admission for residents. Also the anniversary of the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre, the acclaimed museum will unveil two Thompson machine guns used in the infamous execution. They are the only guns ever scientifically proven…

Harley-Davidson is shaking up the Las Vegas Strip

The ground vibrated for about 10 minutes this morning as more than 50 members of the Southern Nevada Harley Owners Group revved their engines at a “ground shaking” event in honor of the Las Vegas Strip’s first Harley-Davidson dealership. The 50,000-square-foot Las Vegas Harley-Davidson facility projected to open in late October (in…

Year of the Horse on display in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is preparing to kick off Chinese New Year 2014 with a ton of festivities in honor of the Year of the Horse. Although the New Year doesn’t officially start until Jan. 31, you can already find quite a few celebratory decorations and displays on the Las Vegas Strip…