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5 Vegas thrills that are coming soon

If you’re headed to Vegas in pursuit of an adrenaline rush, you’ve made a wise choice. From roller coasters and zip lines to race cars and free falls, Las Vegas is a thrill seekers’ paradise. The remainder of 2013 promises to bring even more exciting attractions to the Las Vegas…

Dinner in the Sky to rise to the occasion in Vegas

Las Vegas is about to embark on an unparalleled epicurean adventure. Dinner in the Sky broke ground today and will open mid-summer, offering diners an open-air gourmet dinner experience 180 feet above the ground. Located just minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, this new Las Vegas attraction will also offer…

Top 10 Thrill Rides in Vegas (with Videos)

I have a confession. I’m a closet adrenaline junkie searching for my next fix. Like most thrill-seekers, I sometimes find life on the ground a bit mundane and monotonous. You can walk. You can run. You can hop, skip or even Prancercise. But that’s pretty much where the fun stops.…

Zip it on Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas

Those who want to zip down the Fremont Street Experience on Flightlinez zip line should zip on down to the Fremont Street Experience before it’s gone. The current zip line will soon be no more. But don’t distress my thrill-seeking friends. A  new two-level “zoom” line called SlotZilla will soon be taking its…

Top 10 water attractions in Las Vegas

Summer in Vegas isn’t just hot, it’s “I feel like I’ve been marinated, charbroiled and left to shrivel up into an atrophied shell of a human … but I’m also doing shots of tequila off this sweaty stranger’s chest so I’d sort of like to see this through” hot. If…

Boyz II Men race to help Vegas charities

Members of the four-time Grammy-Award winning band Boyz II Men brought Motownphilly back to Pole Position Raceway in Las Vegas on Sunday in support of Speedway Children’s Charities and their own charity, Boyz II Men House. Band members Nathan Morris and Shawn Stockman raced in karts on the quarter-mile indoor track, played arcade games…

Wax poetic with Elvis in Las Vegas

It was 57 years ago to this day that Elvis Presley performed his first show in Las Vegas. Elvis was just 21 years old when he was booked in the Venus Room at the New Frontier hotel. But it wasn’t until The International hotel opened in 1969 (later the Hilton and now…

Jewels belonging to wealthy Titanic passengers now on display

On August 16, 1987, an unmarked Gladstone leather satchel was recovered from the debris of the R.M.S. Titanic. In it were 15 priceless artifacts, including diamonds, sapphires, pearls and gold jewelry that once belonged to some of Titanic’s most affluent passengers. Protected by the leather bag, these jewel remained in pristine condition — despite…

From a pop-up shop to the gun range, your marriage could be made in Vegas this Valentine’s Day

Welcome to Valentine’s Day in fabulous Las Vegas, where once-in-a-lifetime experiences like drive-thru weddings and Elvis ceremonies are pedestrian and passé. Fortunately, for those trendsetting couples hoping to get married in Vegas on Feb. 14, 2013, we have a few new knot-tying tricks up our quickie wedding sleeve. Pop goes…
Baby, be mine: Wow your mate on a Vegas Valentine date

Baby, be mine: Wow your mate on a Vegas Valentine date

We already covered what kind of gifts to shower your love with, as well as where to wine and dine her. Since you’re spending the entire day (scratch that – entire week!) celebrating, we came up with some great date ideas in Vegas. In one city, you can do everything from relaxing in a spa…