Things to do

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…

Caesars Palace Las Vegas adding holiday ice rink

You can practically skate the Strip this holiday season! Caesars Palace will offer the Las Vegas Strip’s third seasonal ice rink, opening sometime in early December. The Strip also houses The Ice Rink at Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan and the skating rink at Winter in Venice, located at the Venetian and Palazzo.…

Winter in Venice at The Venetian Las Vegas in pictures

The decorations are up and the performers are ready as Winter in Venice kicks off at The Venetian and The Palazzo now through Jan. 5, 2014. The two resorts will be offering a variety of attractions and entertainment including top name entertainment, a skating rink, character performances, a fantasy scene…

Madame Tussauds assembles The Avengers on the Las Vegas Strip

Marvel Comics fans (which, of course, includes a guy dressed like Spider-Man) crowded behind the velvet rope today to see the legendary Stan Lee help unveil the new multimillion-dollar renovations at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas. The grand reopening, as Madame Tussauds is calling it, includes new rooms, brand new wax figures and…

5 new free things to do in Las Vegas

Vacations in Las Vegas can get expensive, so it’s always nice to find some free fun during your visit. Here are five brand new things you can do on your Vegas vacation: 1. Light up your life Where: Cactus Garden at Ethel M Chocolates When: Through Jan. 1, 2014 Wander through the Ethel…