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An unlikely photo opp: Las Vegas parking garages

An unlikely photo opp: Las Vegas parking garages

Some of the most underappreciated Vegas photo attractions are – wait for it – parking garages. You probably don’t think there’s much to see in a parking garage, and that’s totally untrue, especially if you’ve ever watched a Vegas episode of “COPS.” JK. The rooftops are actually great places to…
Rascal Flatts gets back to their ‘Rhythm & Roots’

Rascal Flatts gets back to their ‘Rhythm & Roots’

Kicking off their second Las Vegas residency at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino earlier this week, country music trio Rascal Flatts is taking fans on a musical journey with their re-imagined “Rhythm & Roots” show. One concert deep in their nine-show engagement, the group that has…
The best hotels we stayed at in Vegas in 2015

The best hotels we stayed at in Vegas in 2015

We all love Vegas hotels and lucky for us, they’re all just a drive away. From comfy beds to oversized bathrooms, our hotel rooms could easily have their own episodes on MTV “Cribs.” But we’re not only crazy about the rooms — the entire hotel properties are a stellar experience. Read all about the…
Spots to enjoy a Vegas pool experience year round

Spots to enjoy a Vegas pool experience year round

Waaah. Summer is already over and just thinking about these past few months makes us want to relive the season all over again. (In the words of  Uncle Rico, “Oh man. I wish I could go back in time.”) But unlike Uncle Rico from the popular 2005 “Napoleon Dynamite” movie, we…
Must dos this weekend in Vegas: July 1 – 5, 2015

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: July 1 – 5, 2015

Take a moment to imagine your perfect day. Where are you? What are you doing? Why are you doing it? If your perfect day is celebrating Independence Day in Vegas by drinking cold beers poolside while rocking out to your favorite DJ playing your favorite song then a) that was…

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: May 15 – 17, 2015

We’re all about the big screen this weekend when Las Vegas ushers in music’s brightest stars, and the movie world’s most nostalgic supporting actors. With concerts of colossal proportions and the silver screen’s hottest four-wheeled stars, the town will be dripping with celebrities (yeah-yeah more so than usual). Rock in Rio –…
Journey opens mini-residency at Hard Rock Hotel

Journey opens mini-residency at Hard Rock Hotel

The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino was in full rock star mode last night as iconic rock band Journey kicked off their nine-show Las Vegas residency. Immediately bringing the packed house to their feet when they opened their 19-song set with their famed “Any Way You Want It,”…
Must dos this weekend in Vegas: April 28 – May 2

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: April 28 – May 2

We are just days away from the long awaited welterweight world championship unification bout between Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. and Manny “Pac-man” Pacquiao. The throwdown that has been claimed to be “The Fight of the Century,” (which we think is quite presumptuous considering that we are only 15 years into…

Hard Rock transforming into Mötley Crüe campus

As Mötley Crüe prepares for its second residency at the Joint at the Hard Rock, the casino is transforming into a Mötley Crüe campus. “You can’t get rid of Mötley Crüe if you walk into the Hard Rock,” Mötley Crüe singer Vince Neil said. Rock residencies are not your average…

5 ways to rock out in Vegas

Calling all wannabe rockers, this is a blog post for you. If you’re looking for information on actual rocks, you’ve come to the wrong place. Not that there’s anything wrong with rocks — in fact, Vegas is home to some really nice ones such as Red Rock National Conservation Area — but…

Andrew Dice Clay to rock Vegas at Vinyl

Rock ‘n’ roll comic Andrew Dice Clay is settling down in style. Today he launched his three-month residency at Vinyl at the Hard Rock Hotel by unveiling a display case that shows off five of his famous leather jackets. Clay, a master of politically and socially incorrect humor, will shock…

Rock hard at Las Vegas’ newest eatery

The new Hard Rock Café on the Las Vegas Strip is three floors of rock ’n’ roll memorabilia and technology that lets you access much more than your drink order. One of my favorite things about the recently opened Hard Rock Café is that I can use the technology to…

A look inside the Paradise Tower at Hard Rock

A framed portrait of David Bowie awaits hanging in the 3,500-square-foot penthouse suite and plastic tarps cover the carpet in the hallway as construction workers and painters put the finishing touches on the 18-story Paradise Tower at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. The Paradise Tower is part of the Hard…

Concerts al fresco

Las Vegas is known for its great weather and its amazing entertainment, so what could be better than combining the two? Pool season has kicked off and the summer concert season will soon be in full swing too. Several hotels in Vegas have had the brilliant idea of putting the…