Las Vegas Bars

11/11/11 happens only ‘1’s’ in a lifetime

What’s better than being No. 1? Or the “make a wish” rule at 11:11? How about having six “ones” in a date at once? On Nov. 11, 2011 (11/11/11), there’s tons to see and do in Vegas. In addition to weddings (one of the most popular reasons to be here on this…

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…

Vegas Weekender: Vegas adds bars, blues and bites to your summer

We’re already more than halfway through summer, but there’s no need for the end-of-season blues. Las Vegas keeps the temperatures rising with hot headliners, outdoor concerts, a buzzing bar scene and savory treats. Headliners See the Aussie soul group Human Nature sing all of your favorite Motown hits. Human Nature…

Vegas Weekender: Tons of fun, food and laughs

If you’re looking for a way to tickle your funny bone, cool down from the summer heat and enjoy enough food and drink specials to last you all weekend, then you’ve come to the right place. Vegas has just the remedy to satisfy all of your midsummer needs. Headliners “America’s…

Eating smart

Sometimes it’s hard to find a good deal in Vegas. No, not the “sort of” good deals you can find if you eat dinner at 2 a.m., bring a coupon and like your eggs painfully rubbery and overdone. I mean a really good deal. Earlier this year, Zagat released a survey…

Celebrate Dad’s Day in Vegas

We think you owe Dad a trip to Vegas. Let’s face it — after picking you up from practice after school, taking you to countless baseball games and buying you the latest video games, he needs to know how much you really appreciate him. With Father’s Day on Sunday, June 19, a…

Cocktails with a twist

By Kristine McKenzieVEGAS.com Las Vegas is a place where you can escape from your day-to-day life. While you’re here you want to experience new things and explore the kind of places you can’t find at home – and that includes bars. While there are bars in Vegas that simply offer…

Insert Coin(s), Press Start

If somebody combined a chic bar/lounge with a vintage arcade, you’d end up with something like Insert Coin(s), the “videolounge gamebar” that opened last week and brings yet another fresh venue to Downtown Las Vegas’ rising nightlife scene. As a pretty avid gamer, this is a pretty exciting prospect. Patrons…

Las Vegas bachelor parties mean plenty of sin, sun

It took awhile, but you found a woman who looked past your idiosyncrasies — like belching the alphabet in Spanish and waiting outside a store until midnight to get the first copy of Madden. Knowing that it’s unlikely you can convince another woman that you are a mature adult, you…

Kick back a cold one in the Downtown Pub Crawl

Themes dominate the bar scene in Las Vegas with everything from the high-tech features at Eyecandy to wasting away again at Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville to girls dancing on the bar at Coyote Ugly. Tourists go on a Tour de Force trying to experience the hundreds of bars up and down…

Vegas Uncork’d: Food festivities

Culinary greats including Rick Moonen, Bradley Ogden, Jet Tila, and François Payard are headlining 2011’s Vegas Uncork’d, taking place May 5 – 8. The lineup was announced at a press conference Tuesday. The four-day festival of events promises to attract a large food-loving crowd. Various events take place all day…

Warm up this winter with these tasty toddies

Las Vegas definitely has its share of cold weather. So cold, you might even be tempted to “chill” in your hotel room a lot longer than you should! Instead of curling up under your blanket (or wearing so many layers that you can’t even put your arms down like the…

Vegas Weekender: Rodeo rides into town

Cowboys, start your bulls! Vegas goes country this weekend with The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo riding into the Thomas & Mack Center Dec. 2 – 11. The Las Vegas Strip comes alive with plenty of country-themed things to do, so grab your 10-gallon hats and come join us! From mechanical…

Vegas Weekender: Sizzling shows, spas and shopping welcome winter

In addition to the cool winter months, Thanksgiving is fast approaching and we all have reasons to be thankful. Perhaps an upcoming weekend trip to Vegas? Start celebrating the holiday season early and check out legendary headliners, a taste of nightlife and winter-inspired spa treatments. Shows Enjoy out-of-this-world tricks, comedy…

Award-winning mixologist talks about mixing things up in Vegas

Las Vegas bartender Anthony Alba doesn’t just make drinks. He’s a mixologist. “The ‘ology’ of ‘Mixology’ means the ‘study of’ or ‘science’ [and] that being said it’s about asking questions, coming up with a hypothesis and running experiments to come to a conclusion based on data, not just because that’s how one…

Vegas Weekender: Knock-out weekend in Vegas

Whether you’re here to satisfy your funny bone, watch fighters try to break each others bones or just catch a great concert or show, Vegas is the place to be this weekend. Shows See superstar Sheryl Crow croon at the Hard Rock this Sunday, Nov. 14. The show starts at…

The Playboy Club takes on football viewing party craze

From sports books to bars, football season viewing parties have become a staple of Vegas. After all, how could you resist the allure of cheap, tasty food and drinks in some of the coolest places in Vegas to go along with rooting for your favorite team? The Playboy Club at…

Vegas weekender: Fun continues after the holiday

The Fourth of July parties may be over, but Vegas is still full of fun and surprises. With plenty of shows and pool parties happening this weekend, Vegas keeps the excitement going with entertainment as hot as its temperatures. Headliners If you’re looking for a diverse show, check out Gordie…

Where to watch the World Cup in Vegas

So you couldn’t wait an extra month to make your, hopefully, infamous trip to Vegas and it’s putting a major strain in your plans to follow the 2010 World Cup soccer tournament. You’ve downloaded apps on your phone so you can keep up with the action and you’ve set your…

Vegas Weekender: Hot acts spice up Vegas

It already feels like summer in Vegas, so get ready for some hot fun with a thrilling new attraction, exciting headliners and parties that last all day – and night. Headliners Funny man Joel McHale, E!’s “Talk Soup” host and NBC’s “Community” actor tickles your funny bone Friday, April 30…

Vegas throws a party, Mexican-style

Vegas has never needed a reason to throw a party, but we have a good one on May 5. It’s Cinco de Mayo, a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride, and many of Vegas’ hot spots have festivities planned. Cabo Wabo Cantina at the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood…

Drink up

Walking down the Las Vegas Strip, you see some pretty unusual things — the Statue of Liberty, the Eiffel Tower, a castle and a pyramid all on the same street. But nowhere else in the United States can you see people legally walking down the street with a drink in…