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What to do on your first trip to Vegas

What to do on your first trip to Vegas

Hey Vegas Virgin! Yeah, I’m talking to you. For one reason or another, you’ve yet to step foot in this wild and crazy town, but sooner or later, you’ll cave and come see what all the hype is about. When you do, the first thing you want to know is that…
How to do Vegas in your 20s, 30s, & 40s

How to do Vegas in your 20s, 30s, & 40s

It’s safe to say that Vegas is a lot of fun no matter how old you are, but the experiences are very different depending on your age. Some of you expect the crème de la crème and others think it’s perfectly acceptable to eat the smashed candy bar you found under your car…

20 Things to do in Vegas for under 20 bucks

With a flood of flashy Vegas pics on newsfeeds everywhere, lots of people think you have to be a high roller to get the full experience. But there’s plenty of stuff to do in Vegas that doesn’t require an Amex Black Card. Here’s how to ball on a budget with…

The family-friendly side of downtown Las Vegas

We can’t quite pinpoint when the Fremont Street Experience crossed over to being an adult-only playground. It used to be an OK place to take your kids to enjoy the light show and concerts until it became an erotic freak show of nakedness and unlicensed street “performances.” But that doesn’t mean there…

10 must dos while you’re in Sin City

We get it, it’s Vegas. The land of so much to do and so little time to do it in. Everywhere you turn, there’s going to be something bright and shiny that grabs your attention. We know how many distractions there are, so we’ve gone ahead and waded through the…

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: April 10 – 12, 2015

Vegas is always the place to be, but this weekend is chock-full of mayhem just waiting to be had. From a specialty beer festival downtown to show-stopping performances by musical giants, you’ll be swaying from side-to-side before you know it. Yeah, some of that may be the booze but it’s…

Get your superhero on at SlotZilla

I never wanted to be Superman…errr Superwoman. Truthfully, I’m much more of an Iron Man kinda girl, myself. Something about his witty humor and smart mouth just speaks to me. Not to mention his impeccable taste in redheads. So when the SlotZilla team at the Fremont Street Experience invited me down…

The Who joins the downtown Vegas experience

Can you guess who’s coming to the Viva Vision canopy in downtown Las Vegas? No, silly, not The Guess Who. The Who! The iconic rock band’s lead singer Roger Daltrey and Fremont Street Experience President Jeff Victor announced this week that The Who will be getting its own light and…

Come as you are: Denny’s on Fremont is totally Vegas

Neonopolis’ newest tenant is a real grand slam. Denny’s first “flagship” location, Denny’s on Fremont, is open for business and it’s dripping with “Only in Vegas” charm. Even by this city’s standards, this is a unique building. The first detail most people will notice, after the neon Denny’s signage, are…

Welcome to the neighborhood, Commonwealth

I had the chance to attend a tasting at Fremont East newcomer Commonwealth last night and, though one could wax poetic forever about the flourishes and character of the joint (and oh, I will), it all boils down to one thing: This is a very worthy addition to the popular…

Lucy in the Sky with Fire: First Friday Flames of Change

On the First Friday of every month downtown Las Vegas transforms into a vibrant hotspot where local artists, performers and vendors showcase their talents and wares. This month, First Friday Las Vegas, in combination with the Lucky Lady Lucy team and the city of Las Vegas, are hosting the city’s…

Fremont East District packs a lot of personality

Area is buzzing with bars, restaurants and art It’s a Friday night in Downtown Las Vegas, miles from the megaresorts of the Las Vegas Strip and just a few blocks down from the old Vegas allure of Fremont Street’s casinos. A flock of people crosses Las Vegas Boulevard, but not…

Elvis sightings abound

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com The Elvi have left the building, and they’re heading out to Fremont Street. This weekend downtown Vegas is all about pompadours, sideburns and bedazzled jumpsuits. If you’re hoping to experience an Elvis sighting in Vegas, get ready for an eyeful. On May 6 and 7, Fremont Street will be…

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…

Downtown rocks the stage this New Year’s Eve

With 2010 only a few days away, do you have plans for New Year’s Eve yet? Live rock music. A mesmerizing show with millions of lights. Thousands of people. If you still need plans to welcome 2010 in style, why not celebrate at Fremont Street Experience? During Fremont Street’s 2nd Annual…

Mob Zombie

On Saturday, Oct. 24 downtown Las Vegas was invaded by plastic-brain-eating zombies who gathered on Fremont Street for the First Annual Zombie Walk. People of all ages participated in the event, each portaying their own version of a blood-thirsty zombie. Wearing white facepaint and blood-spattered clothes they lurched their way…

The Other Side of Fremont Street

Fremont Street is a covered promenade in downtown Vegas that is popular with tourists who gather for free concerts, the free light show on its canopy and the venerable casinos along it. Less well known to tourists is the row of interesting bars on the street’s eastern end, where locals gather. At…