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Do Dad’s Day right in Las Vegas

Looking for a unique way to show dad just how much you love him on Father’s Day? Bring him to the city of excess. From over-the-top attractions to a plethora of food specials, you’ll find plenty of ways to do Dad’s Day right in Las Vegas. Show pops he’s tops.…

Las Vegas VooDoo Zip Line riders are all smiles

Here’s another one for your bucket list. The VooDoo Zip Line opened at the Rio hotel in Las Vegas on Sunday, sending riders at speeds of up to 35 mph, 490 feet above the Las Vegas Strip. The ride travels forwards and backwards between the Rio’s two hotel towers, offering…

Summer blooms at the Bellagio Conservatory

It may officially still be spring, but summer is in full swing at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. Through Sept. 7, the 13,573-square-foot Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will bloom with bright colors, bubbling water features, an aviary of live birds, prancing horse statues, a wooden tree house, kites flying…

It’s time. Las Vegas VooDoo Zip Line opens this weekend.

The highly-anticipated, sky-high zip line between the Rio hotel’s two towers is opening over the Memorial Day weekend. Mixed martial arts announcer Bruce Buffer will kick off the grand opening event for the VooDoo Zipline at noon on Sunday, May 25, yelling his signature catchphrase, “It’s time!” Soaring round-trip more than 490…

Polaroid shakes things up at The Linq Las Vegas

This generation is all about instant gratification. We snap photos on our iPhones then immediately upload them to our social networks. With just a few touches and swipes of a screen your selfie in front of the Welcome to Las Vegas sign is your new Facebook profile pic. When I…

Spring blooms in Bellagio Conservatory

Raindrops on tulips, caterpillars of flowers — these are just a few of our favorite new things in the Bellagio Conservatory. Spring has blossomed in the Conservatory courtesy of Director of Horticulture Andres Garcia and a staff of more than 100 who five times a year transform the space into…

A Valentine’s Day made at the Mob Museum

The Mob Museum celebrates its second anniversary on Valentine’s Day, Friday, Feb. 14, with two-for-one admission for tourists and free admission for residents. Also the anniversary of the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre, the acclaimed museum will unveil two Thompson machine guns used in the infamous execution. They are the only guns ever scientifically proven…

Harley-Davidson is shaking up the Las Vegas Strip

The ground vibrated for about 10 minutes this morning as more than 50 members of the Southern Nevada Harley Owners Group revved their engines at a “ground shaking” event in honor of the Las Vegas Strip’s first Harley-Davidson dealership. The 50,000-square-foot Las Vegas Harley-Davidson facility projected to open in late October (in…

Welcome to Las Vegas sign goes solar

No offense, polar vortex, but if you’ve got it, flaunt it. Right? That seems to apply to the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign, which is scheduled to begin running on solar energy during a switch-flipping ceremony at 4:30 p.m. today. The iconic landmark is located in one of the…

Now open at The Linq Las Vegas

A handful of businesses are now open at The Linq, the $550 million entertainment district being built by Caesars Entertainment on the Las Vegas Strip. Tenants of the open-air, pedestrian-only district, located  in the corridor between The Quad and the Flamingo, began their debut in late December with the opening of Irish-themed gaming joint O’Sheas…

From flowers to gingerbread, the holidays are handcrafted at Wynn Las Vegas

Wynn Las Vegas has handcrafted a festive atmosphere this holiday season with impressive floral and gingerbread displays created by talented artisans. The luxury resort recently unveiled two large-scale floral installations in the atrium as well as a 3-foot gingerbread replica of the signature bronze hotel in the Wynn Buffet. Flower power (more…

Photos: Liberace headlines on the Las Vegas Strip, again

Liberace has returned to headline on the Las Vegas Strip, but only temporarily. Now through Jan. 2, 2014, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas hosts “Too Much of a Good Thing Is Wonderful: Liberace and the Art of Costume.” The exhibit features extravagant costumes, elaborate candelabras, a rhinestone piano and a…