Articles Written By: VEGAS.com Staff

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Punk rock invades Vegas

Hardcore. Street. Trashy. Uncivilized. Ignorant. Dirty. Filthy. Rude. These are words a “normie” might use to describe a scene at a punk rock festival. The reality of the Punk Rock Bowling festival in downtown Las Vegas was anything but. As I ventured into the festival, I was instead transported into a warm and…
Vegas mourns the passing of Prince

Vegas mourns the passing of Prince

Las Vegas is mourning the loss of legendary music artist Prince today. He performed concerts in Vegas several times and even had a six-month residency at the Rio in 2006-2007. Prince fans have been going to see the tribute show, “Purple Reign,” in Vegas for years. The show posted today, “One…
Vegas is a laughing matter

Vegas is a laughing matter

It’s National Tell a Joke Day today and here in Las Vegas we can not only dish it out (we’ve got multiple comedy clubs and shows), we can take it. To keep you laughing and make you seem like a comedic genius (because we know you’re going to repeat these jokes), we’ve…
Get your caffeine fix in Vegas

Get your caffeine fix in Vegas

Everyone needs a little jolt of java to jump start their day and in Vegas you will probably need it more than you normally do. You might be dragging a bit from last night’s party or maybe you need a pick-me-up before you hit the clubs at night. Either way,…

Get ready for EDC

EDC is this weekend so we are getting you in the mood with a quick highlights video showcasing last year’s awesomeness.

Vegas Weekender: Vegas heats up as weather cools

November in Vegas is the perfect time of year to enjoy the cooler weather as well as a few things that make the Las Vegas Strip sizzle. Whether it’s a balloon ride floating above the Strip, or a poker competition that’s heating up, it’s all happening this weekend in Vegas.…

Where to find a wine bar in Vegas

While there’s no shortage of drinking establishments in Vegas, if you’re partial to wine bars you need to do some research—unless, of course, when we do the researching for you. Below is a list of the best wine bars on the Strip and in other major resorts. All of them…

Vegas Weekender: Halloween, headliners, heartthrobs

For many, autumn is considered the best time of the year in Las Vegas. With cooler temperatures, fun outdoor activities, Halloween festivities and non-stop headliners, we can understand why. Shows Theater, music and comedy front stage in Vegas From Oct. 7 – 18, Academy Award-nominated actor Chazz Palminteri acts out…

Watching the Vegas Strip on web cams

Maybe you already have your plane tickets to Vegas, or maybe you are still thinking about whether or not to take the trip at all (what are you waiting for?).  In any case, you can get a real-time glimpse of the Strip at any time on the following web cams: MGM Grand…

Vegas Weekender: Visit Vegas and bring home a T-Rex

Can you believe it’s already October? Neither can we. But even with summer officially behind us, Vegas continues to sizzle with hot events, concerts and parties this weekend. Attractions Autumn means colorful gardens and Halloween fun Celebrate the fall by taking a trip to the Bellagio Conservatory. Accented with gold, scarlet…

Knock down some pins in Vegas

Despite all of the glamour and razzle dazzle in Vegas, there is also plenty of down-to-earth entertainment like stock car races and bowling.  On your visit you’ll never be far away from a bowling alley.  However, unlike the ones you may go to back at home, some bowling alleys here…

Vegas Weekender: No work, all play for Labor Day

Labor Day means no work and all play all weekend long in Vegas. With one extra day to party, Sin City is busting at the seams with potential. Party non-stop with some of the world’s hottest DJs spinning beats poolside and in the clubs . On the live music circuit,…

Sin City Brewing Co. opens up (another) shop

There’s something that gets glossed over a lot in this town. It falls by the wayside for more glamorous things, more stereotypically “Vegas” stuff. It becomes an afterthought, a fourth choice when you’ve exhausted all the other things you know how to order. It’s beer. And although it’s not at…

Las fiestas patrias en Las Vegas: mucho que ver

Se aproximan las fiestas patria y Las Vegas celebrará en grande con algunos de los máximos exponentes de la música rock, pop y mariachi. Así que va a haber algo para todos.  Además, varios clubes tienen noches de música latina para mover el  bote después de ver uno de estos…

Clubbing under the stars in Vegas

Drinking and partying is the Vegas way. Bars and nightclubs range from the neighborhood watering hole to the most sophisticated dance club imaginable, where the action tends to happen within four walls. However, if you are the type who would like to have fun outdoors without being too far away from…

A little bit country in Las Vegas

Everybody’s family has that one thing that stirs up trouble. One person thinks one thing, another thinks something else and dinner time devolves into a high school debate practice gone wrong. For my family, that thing is country music. This might not sound like a divisive thing, but, oh, how…

Cover bands keep the old times rolling in Vegas

Musically speaking, Vegas has a tradition of looking both backward and forward at the same time. New acts may come through town on a regular basis, but old acts never die. In recent years, cover bands have been gaining acceptance to the point where several play on a regular basis…

Steak-ing it out with Strip House chef

There comes a time in every young, grill-using person’s life when they fish their steaks off the rack only to find that what they’ve created is no longer food. It’s a horrible, charred, shoe-leather disaster and it’s not even deserving of the cheapest paper plate, let alone the stomachs of…

What a rush: Golden Nugget to open new tower

The Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas will open its $150 million Rush Tower in November 2009, adding almost 500 new rooms (as seen in the photo above) to the site. The Rush Tower will also introduce the Chart House Aquarium restaurant, offering a signature menu and a 50,000-gallon tropical aquarium. The…