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10 great suites in Vegas that you can actually book

Las Vegas is known for its fantastic, over-the-top suites. Of course, many of these are reserved solely for high rollers and VIP guests. So we’ve gone in search of some suites in Sin City that an average visitor can book. Interested in pampering yourself with decadent accommodations? Desire a romantic…

Easter weekend in Vegas is an eggstravaganza

Easter weekend in Vegas is the one time of the year that the bunnies aren’t just appearing from magician’s hats … or dealing cards at the Palms. From candy-filled baskets to Easter bunny meet-and-greets, there are an array of  ways to celebrate this springtime holiday. Put all your eggs (and…

Bellagio brings suite dreams to life

The elegance and charm of the Fountains of Bellagio don’t end at the shoreline of the property’s man-made lake – they extend 33 stories up in the air to the recently redesigned accommodations in the Spa Tower, where a $40 million renovation project wrapped up last week. “The completion of…

Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art brings “Warhol Out West” to Vegas

Warhol fans are in for a treat: Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art presents “Warhol Out West” beginning Feb. 8, 2013. Organized in partnership with The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, this exhibition focuses on Warhol’s depiction of all things Western. “Warhol Out West” will showcase 59 of the iconic artist’s works including paintings, sculptures,…

Ten of the most unique chandeliers in Vegas

From historic elegance to high-tech swagger, the chandeliers that illuminate the casinos and other attractions in Las Vegas run the gamut. A variety of materials have been used to convey their unique designs – things like dazzling crystals, hand-blown glass, saxophones and even empty tequila bottles. Although some of these…

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…