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Death Valley National Park: Alive and kicking

Death Valley National Park, the place where all things come to die. Just kidding, but I know what you’re thinking: there’s nothing out there. And technically, that’s a valid concern. There really isn’t anything out there, unless you’re with someone who knows exactly what to look for. Cue Scott Rivers from Big Horn…

Pucci, Pratt and Delano help Las Vegas get organic

Las Vegas just got more organic and we’re not talking about the restaurants. With the exhibit Organic Matter, the lobby of the Delano Las Vegas has been transformed into a fashion runway featuring 12 pieces of wearable textile art designed by students from the Pratt Institute in collaboration with design…

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…

Photos: NY-NY & Monte Carlo tear up the old for the new

MGM Resorts International announced plans for a $100 million outdoor plaza project in April 2013. It involves remodeling the front facades of New York-New York and Monte Carlo to showcase new eateries, shops and Hershey’s Chocolate World, an interactive attraction that celebrates Hershey’s-branded products. This district will be anchored by…

Photos: Treasure Island Hotel & Casino retail construction

Construction continues on Treasure Islands Hotel & Casino’s new shopping complex resulting in a temporary closure of the sidewalk on the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Spring Mountain Road. To go north on the Strip, you will need to go inside Treasure Island Hotel & Casino and use the…

Photos: Construction on the former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall

Construction continues at a steady pace on the Caesars Entertainment property on the northeast corner of Flamingo Road and Las Vegas Boulevard. The resort, formerly known as Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall, has not been given an official name yet, but rumored names floating around include The Cromwell and The Ilyse. The…

Now open at The Linq Las Vegas

A handful of businesses are now open at The Linq, the $550 million entertainment district being built by Caesars Entertainment on the Las Vegas Strip. Tenants of the open-air, pedestrian-only district, located  in the corridor between The Quad and the Flamingo, began their debut in late December with the opening of Irish-themed gaming joint O’Sheas…

Photos: Liberace headlines on the Las Vegas Strip, again

Liberace has returned to headline on the Las Vegas Strip, but only temporarily. Now through Jan. 2, 2014, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas hosts “Too Much of a Good Thing Is Wonderful: Liberace and the Art of Costume.” The exhibit features extravagant costumes, elaborate candelabras, a rhinestone piano and a…

Winter in Venice at The Venetian Las Vegas in pictures

The decorations are up and the performers are ready as Winter in Venice kicks off at The Venetian and The Palazzo now through Jan. 5, 2014. The two resorts will be offering a variety of attractions and entertainment including top name entertainment, a skating rink, character performances, a fantasy scene…

Up close with Zumanity

Cirque du Soleil is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its adult-themed show, Zumanity. During the past decade, the show has pushed the boundaries of sensuality and eroticism, all the while keeping it light. [flagallery gid=102 name=”Gallery”]

We didn’t see anything at the Mob Museum in Vegas

The designers behind the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland and International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. have done it again with the newly opened National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement – aka The Mob Museum. The 41,000-square-foot Mob Museum houses three floors of in-depth and interactive…

Photos of Mötley Crüe at the Hard Rock Hotel in Vegas

Mötley Crüe kickstarted everyone’s heart on Feb. 4 at their second show in Vegas as part of their month-long residency at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel. With explosive pyrotechnics, sexy dancers, a performance area that hovers over the audience and Tommy Lee’s famous 360-degree drum roller coaster, their show…

Michael Jackson Fan Fest photos

 By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com As The King of Pop, Michael Jackson always put on a good show. He’s no longer here to entertain us, but his belongings on display for Michael Jackson Fan Fest at Mandalay Bay are a spectacle unto themselves. Everything from his outfits to the performer’s cars…