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Water features make a splash at CityCenter

WET, the design firm that created the fountains at Bellagio and the Mirage Volcano, now has another prescence in Vegas with the opening of CityCenter. The company has created five water features for the proptery, all designed to complement the development’s sophistication. Visitors who pull up to Aria’s porte-cochère will…

Aria opens with a boom and a bang

Fireworks will kick off the public opening of Aria Resort & Casino tonight, marking the official grand opening of CityCenter. Aria brings 4,004 guestrooms, 150,000 square feet of gaming, 15 restaurants, a nightclub, a spa, a Cirque show and more to the Las Vegas Strip. Aria is the fourth building on the CityCenter campus…

Tour Vegas’ newest resorts at CityCenter

CityCenter is a 67-acre urban metropolis and one of the world’s largest green developments. The property includes Aria, a 61-story, 4004-room gaming resort; the non-gaming Mandarin Oriental, Vdara Hotel & Spa and Veer Towers; and Crystals, a 50,000-square-foot retail and entertainment district. The Harmon boutique hotel will open in 2010. Enjoy…

Sneak peek at CityCenter’s exterior

CityCenter opens to the public next month, bringing a 67-acre urban metropolis and one of the world’s largest green developments to the Las Vegas Strip. The property includes Aria, a 61-story, 4004-room gaming resort; the non-gaming Mandarin Oriental, Vdara Hotel & Spa and Veer Towers; and Crystals, a 50,000-square-foot retail…

Viva Elvis!

Cirque du Soleil hasn’t revealed much about its Elvis-themed show that will be staged at the new Aria hotel at CityCenter, but today the company unveiled the name of the production: “Viva ELVIS.” The show, billed as “a tribute to the life and music of Elvis Presley,” will be staged…

New limo fleet has Vegas visitors seeing green

When you come to Vegas, you see green all around. There’s the green you win in the casinos. And lots of putting greens. Now there are green limousines. Well, really they’re silver. But the 26, 72-inch Lincoln Town Cars are powered by compressed natural gas, one of the cleanest burning alternative fuels available. Natural gas…

The Vegas Skyline is a-Changin’

It’s no secret that certain construction projects on the Las Vegas Strip have come to a screeching halt as a result of the shaky economy. Fortunately for the Vegas economy, the 18 million-sqare-foot CityCenter is still on track for a late 2009 opening. According to recent news reports, the project is fully…