Articles Written By: Caroline Fontein

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Tips for seeing a show in Vegas

 By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com There are plenty of shows to see in the Entertainment Capital of the World. However, sometimes figuring out things like where to park, how early to get there and what to wear can make your show going experience a little stressful. After seeing countless revues on…

Second annual Cirque Week in Vegas

 By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Cirque du Soleil draws back the curtain and gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at their shows in Vegas for the second annual Cirque Week on December 1 – 10. With seven ongoing shows in the Entertainment Capital of the World and one touring production, this week-long…

Out and about in Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com The word is out, Vegas is getting more fabulous. The city is growing in popularity as a destination for gay and lesbian travelers. More LGBT conventions are being hosted in Vegas and there’s been an increase in nightclubs and pool clubs on the Las Vegas Strip…

Take a hike in Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com For outdoor enthusiasts, Vegas might not seem like a place with a lot to offer, but there’s more to this city than meets the eye. Vegas is located in a valley, and the surrounding mountains provide hikers with a multitude of trails and beautiful scenery. Whether you…

Drinks to die for and bloodcurdling bites this Halloween in Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com You’re too old for trick-or-treating, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still indulge in some spine-tingling sustenance this Halloween. Restaurants and bars in Vegas are celebrating the spookiest holiday of the year by offering special food and drinks items that complement fall. From creepy concoctions to eerie…

Pawn Stars bring history to Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Each day about 4,000 people visit the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop on the Las Vegas Strip. No, it’s not a sign of the recession. Since “Pawn Stars” debuted on the History Channel in 2009 it has become one of the network’s highest-rated shows, making the…

Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth in Vegas

Last weekend, tattoo mogul Mario Barth brought his record-breaking Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth to the Mirage. The show ran from Sept. 30 – Oct. 2 and featured some of the world’s top tattoo artists from around the globe. Barth is also the creator of King Ink, the tattoo studio…

Fright Dome brings ‘Halloween’ to Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com For anyone who loves Halloween and haunted houses, Fright Dome at Circus Circus is a must-see attraction. Fright Dome takes place in what’s normally the Adventuredome theme park. Come October, Fright Dome creator Jason Egan and his team of artists, designers and engineers transform the park…

Renaissance festival a guild of a good time

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Whether you’re a fan of creative anachronism or you just want to sink your teeth into a giant turkey drum stick, the Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival in Las Vegas caters to all forms of medieval merriment. Now in its 18th year, the festival continues to…

Football in Vegas is a sure bet

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Watching football on television is one thing, but sitting in a sports book or bar in Las Vegas and cheering on your team adds a whole new element to game day. Whether you want to put money on the game or be somewhere exciting to watch…

Styx guitarist forever Young

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com  The legendary rock band Styx may have been at the peak of their record-selling career 30 years ago, but their music continues to be a part of pop culture. Just turn on the radio to any station playing Top 40 today, and you’ll hear a reference to their song…

Rod Stewart swings his hair back and forth

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Rod Stewart’s hair is as timeless as his music. After more than five decades of performing, the legendary British rocker can still swing his hair back and forth to make hordes of women flock to the front of the stage at his shows, and they do.…

Vegas Weekender: The Hot Dog Days of Summer

It’s another wild and hot weekend in Vegas. Aug. 27 marks National Hot Dog Day, and PBR Rock Bar & Grill is hosting a celebration. UFC fans can check out all the UFC 134 action with viewing parties at Rockhouse Bar & Nightclub and Cabo Wabo Cantina on Aug. 27.…

Vegas Weekender: Outdoor events are in full swing

This weekend in Vegas it’s all about braving the heat to experience a slew of fun activities from a patio party at RHUMBAR at the Mirage to a Friday night movie under the stars at Lake Las Vegas. When it comes to entertainment, comedy fans are in luck. Jerry Seinfeld,…

Vegas Weekender: Make a splash in Vegas

Pamper yourself poolside or get your party on, this weekend in Vegas is all about making a splash. Caesars Palace, the Rio and Flamingo add to the pool-life scene by offering poolside massages and other spa treatments for the utmost in luxury and relaxation under the sun. Revelers who want…

Vegas Weekender: Go all out in Vegas

From fine dining specials to a special Gay Nights Las Vegas event, this weekend in Vegas has something for everyone. Wynn Las Vegas and Encore give guests something to savor with the Summertime Taste of Wynn event. Wine lovers won’t want to miss the Third Annual Aureole Las Vegas Wine…

Tribute bands keep music history alive in Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com In Vegas, ’80s hair metal never died. Prince is still partying like it’s “1999.” The Bee Gees are still letting audiences know that they “should be dancing,” and songs from bands like Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and Van Halen are still played live. This music is…

USA and Hip Hop World Championships come to Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Come get your swag on.  The two most prestigious hip-hop dance competitions in the world are coming to Vegas. On July 25 – 31 the best hip-hop dancers from more than 35 countries will go head to head at Hip Hop International’s USA Hip Hop Dance Championship and…

Get your Downtown FEED on in Vegas

Downtown Las Vegas just got a little greener with the opening of the Downtown FEED (Fremont East Entertainment District) Farmer’s Market. Downtown FEED launched on July 14 and will continue as a weekly event every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The farmer’s market features more than 15 growers and…

Widespread Panic in Vegas

 By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Southern rock jam band Widespread Panic is celebrating their 25th anniversary and making a stop in Vegas. The group formed in Athens, Ga. in 1986 and remains one of the top American jam bands touring today. As part of their 25th anniversary tour, Widespread Panic is making…