Articles Written By: Renee LiButti

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That’s the spot! Where to park in downtown Las Vegas

Finding a place to park in downtown Las Vegas can be difficult if you don’t know where to look. In recent years, this area has experienced a dramatic revitalization. Once just an afterthought to visitors who were primarily focused on the Las Vegas Strip, downtown is rapidly becoming a first…

Get lucky in Las Vegas at these sexy party pits

Some things are meant to go together. Like movies and popcorn. Or hot summer days and ice cream. Each enhances the other to create an amazing experience. The same can be said about clubbing and gambling. In Las Vegas, these two hot pursuits are often combined to form what’s known…

A guide to getting around Las Vegas

Las Vegas boasts a variety of transport services – everything from taxis, airport shuttles, limousines, the Las Vegas Monorail, buses and open-top sightseeing tours to rental motorcycles, bikes and scooters. How do you plan to get around town during your visit? Here are the basics on almost every way possible…

Hot happenings in May at Las Vegas’ pool clubs

Sure Las Vegas is synonymous with the dry desert, but you’ll quickly discover – thanks to the city’s pool clubs – that it also runneth over with water. So forget sleeping in…you’ll want to spend your afternoons getting oiled up with girls in itsy-bitsy bikinis and guys in tight swim…

Delano Las Vegas is taking shape on the Strip

If you’re familiar with the divinely trendy Delano South Beach in Florida and have been craving a similarly sophisticated and chic hotel experience in Las Vegas, the wait won’t be much longer. In late 2012, MGM Resorts International announced a partnership with Morgans Hotel Group to transform THEhotel at Mandalay Bay…

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…

15 of Las Vegas’ most distinctive hotel lobbies

Everyone knows how important making a fabulous first impression is. And nowhere does this adage hold truer than at a hotel. Since the lobby is what you see upon arrival, it has to be memorable. Not only does a lobby provide you with your first (and last) impression of a…

Nine outrageously expensive drinks in Las Vegas

Vegas loves to test your limits. If you think a $15 to $20 cocktail is overpriced, think again. There are some decadent drinks in Sin City that can literally empty your bank account. We’ve recently scoured the bars, nightclubs and restaurants in this epicenter of excess and found nine luxury…

SLS Las Vegas now accepting reservations

Today is THE day. SBE has announced their newest hotel property, SLS Las Vegas, is accepting reservations for stays beginning on Aug. 25, 2014. If you want to be among the first to explore and adore its multifaceted amenities, then book soon. You can welcome back a vintage Vegas property…

Seven bars with a speakeasy vibe in Las Vegas

You won’t have to search hard in Las Vegas to uncover the spirit of speakeasies. Several bars in Sin City re-create the glamour, secretive attitude and stiff cocktails that were hallmarks of the Prohibition Era. In fact, Mandalay Bay recently announced the debut of a joint designed to transport guests…

The Great Vegas Festival of Beer is hopping along

Craft beer culture will be on full display Saturday, April 26, in downtown Las Vegas for the fourth annual Great Vegas Festival of Beer. Held for the first time in the Fremont East Entertainment District, this highly spirited event is featuring more than 80 breweries that will offer attendees more…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…