Bellagio

Latest XIV Vegas Sessions is a sweet sensation

Hyde Bellagio is transforming into “Candy Carnival” this Sunday when the latest XIV Vegas Sessions party hits the popular Bellagio nightlife spot starting Sunday at 5 p.m. “We figured we could re-create the XIV [Summer Sessions] party and adjust it to the Vegas market slightly,” said Mio Danilovic, the Vice…

Vegas hotel rooms with a view

Every traveler yearns to stay in a room with a view. And in Las Vegas, the scenes from your window can be unforgettable. In addition to the city’s spectacular skyline and the majestic mountains surrounding the valley, you could behold dancing waters, a laser light and music show or a lava-spewing…

Vegas gets into the swim of things

Now that spring has sprung, you don’t have to worry about how to get into Las Vegas’ trendiest restaurants and nightclubs. They’re taking a back seat to the hottest places in town – the pools! Just imagine: You could be soaking up the sun in a chaise lounge, on a…

In Vegas, even water dances

You may dance the night away in Vegas, but you’ll still marvel at the moves at the Fountains at Bellagio. These fountains are simply breathtaking. When I’m in traffic on the Strip, this is the one spot where I don’t mind being stuck. And whenever I have visitors in town, it’s one…

Design evolution in Vegas

The Bellagio unveils an innovative room concept – with triple success! By Renée LiButti Vegas.com Wonder what the hotel room of the future looks like? It doesn’t involve robots or UFO-like pods. What lies ahead is a contemporary, yet comfortable room that feels more like home – but better. The…

It’s about wine! (Food & Wine, that is)

The Grand Tasting. It sounds like a banquet fit for a king — and in many ways, it is. Start with star chefs and restaurateurs from Aria and Bellagio such as Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Julian Serrano, Michael Mina, Masa Takayama and Sirio Maccioni. Sprinkle in guest chefs like “Top Chef” Winner…

Vegas Weekender: Food, fun and Foster the People

This weekend in Vegas, it’s all about a good time. The fun starts at 5 o’clock–just make sure your fins can go to the left and to the right at the Jimmy Buffett concert. Continue the weekend and sing along to Motown favorites with Human Nature. Finally, eat and drink ’til…

Rooms get a redesign at Bellagio

Bellagio is known for luxury in Las Vegas. From the opulent Mediterranean-style pools, to the famous fountains — the AAA Five Diamond resort doesn’t skimp on the good stuff. Now, you can enjoy Bellagio’s plush amenities in one of their newly redesigned rooms. The hotel recently unveiled three new guest…

Celebrity chef profile: Michael Mina

Recently, I chatted with Chef Michael Mina about everything from quality controlling his 18 restaurants in eight states to the surprising tunes on his iPod. Mina has established himself as a culinary powerhouse here in Las Vegas, with five restaurants in four properties: Stripsteak at MGM Grand, Michael Mina at…

Jammin’ with Jukari

Last week I had a chance to jam with Jukari — and no, I’m not talking about my girl from back in the day. Jukari, which means “to play,” is a fun way to get your groove on, stretch and break a sweat — all at the same time. Cirque du…

Exercise your rights in Las Vegas during Fourth of July weekend

The meaning behind Fourth of July may get caught up between red, white and blue bikinis, backyard barbeques and fireworks, but when you come to Las Vegas this weekend to celebrate your independence, you should remember what our country was built on: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that…

Take a dip in VIP pool services at Bellagio

To me, going to the pool is a luxury in itself. Back in my day when Ninja Turtle ice cream bars (let’s not forget the gum drop eyes!) reigned supreme, my cousins and I would all hop in my little Sesame Street pool. It did its job — it only took…

Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens welcomes spring

The Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens rolled out its spring look recently, taking on the appearance of a lovely garden and fairgrounds, with butterflies, ferris wheels, a merry-go-round and storks representing the new season. [flagallery gid=54 name=”Gallery”]

Lounging around Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com During the ’50s and ’60s casino lounges provided the majority of entertainment at hotels on the Las Vegas Strip. While there were some recurring production shows in operation including “The Lido” at the Stardust and “Minsky’s Follies,” which opened as the first topless show on the Strip…

Fountains of Bellagio dazzle audiences

The Fountains of Bellagio is a highly-choreographed water feature set to light and music and is among one of the largest, most intricate musical fountains in the world. The show takes place every 30 minutes in the afternoons and early evenings, and every 15 minutes from 8 p.m. to midnight.…

Vegas Weekender: Vegas is home to great tunes and big laughs

Kung Hei Fat Choy! Vegas has been setting up to celebrate the start of the Chinese New Year next week, with ornate displays throughout some of the city’s nicest resorts, most of which are already on display. Make it a point to take in some of these Chinese-inspired sights during…

Vegas gambles on public art

By Jorge Labrador VEGAS.com There is a new wave of headliners in Las Vegas. You won’t see their names on the Las Vegas Strip’s big marquees, even though some of them are known around the world. You won’t find them in the city’s showrooms, theaters or lounges. Instead, you can…

Bellagio Conservatory gets even greener

Millions of visitors admire the plants, flowers and trees of the Bellagio conservatory each year. More than 100 employees work around the clock to put up the elaborate displays that change beginning with Chinese New Year in January and rotate through spring, summer, fall and finally winter. You’ve read about…

Guide to Vegas: City has something for everyone

One of the best things about Las Vegas is that there is something for everyone to enjoy no matter what your interests are. It doesn’t matter if you’re a Vegas regular, or you’ve never been here, there’s always something new to check out and probably something you haven’t tried yet.…

Figuratively Speaking inspires

Keith Haring’s “Elvis Presley” (Date unknown). Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. I remember nodding off in art history class during college, only to be called out by my professor in front of the entire auditorium — on more than one occasion! But can you blame me? This…

A piece of Paradise, for brunch

Few things are more awe-inspiring than the Fountains at Bellagio. It’s not every day you see 1,214 water jets shooting up to 460-foot streams in beautifully choreographed synchronization to Andrea Boccelli. But hey, you’re in Vegas, baby. On any given day, a flood of tourists gather on the sidewalk in…