Mandalay Bay

Creative cuisine and cocktails come together at RX Boiler Room

RX Boiler Room is a unique new dining experience at Mandalay Bay featuring a playful atmosphere, comforting foods and creative cocktails. The restaurant, from celebrity chef Rick Moonen, previously housed a fine dining concept, located upstairs from his RM Seafood restaurant. The space has been completely transformed into a steampunk-inspired…

Mexican Independence Day a fiesta in Las Vegas

Mexican Independence Day has grown into quite the fiesta in Las Vegas – some say even bigger than Cinco de Mayo. Whether you’re looking for some great Mexican food, live music or a boxing match starring one of Mexico’s best fighters, Las Vegas offers plenty to choose from. Events The One: Mayweather vs.…

Poolside concerts light up Vegas summer nights

Las Vegas comes alive at night, when the sun sets and the neon shows brightest. A handful of venues on and near the Strip have put a finger to the city’s pulsing nighttime energy and found a way to turn up the beat as the sun turns down the heat.…

Have fun under the sun at Moorea Beach Club in Vegas

Mandalay Bay is a premier megaresort in Las Vegas. It offers a diverse, South Seas-themed environment that can be enjoyed by visitors from around the world – and the aquatic playground is beyond compare. While people of all ages fall in love with the giant wave pool, soft white sand…

Four Seasons’ new lobby bar is a hidden gem

Press, the recently opened lobby bar at the Four Seasons Hotel, is a sophisticated, elegant spot to meet up for a cocktail or a small bite to eat. The indoor/outdoor bar features modern décor with a dramatic modern art centerpiece and televisions inside. The outdoor space at Press overlooks the…

A bright Light will soon burn in Las Vegas

Las Vegas has seduced many admirers with the magic of its lights. With everything from neon signs to gigantic LED screens, the city shines in the desert. And soon a new “light” will add to the glow while filling the evenings with passion, spectacle and the best of electronic dance…

House of Blues Las Vegas honors Carlos Santana

Crossroads at House of Blues Las Vegas unveiled a new portrait sculpture in its gallery of stars yesterday to commemorate the start of Carlos Santana’s shows at the venue, billed “An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live — Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow.” The artwork, called a “bas relief,” was…

Cirque’s “Michael Jackson ONE” preview dazzles

Opening night for “Michael Jackson ONE,” the latest creation by production masters Cirque du Soleil, is still more than a month away, but the cast and crew gave a few guests a sneak peek today at what looks to be a stunning production in the works. The show will open…

May the 4th Be With You at House of Blues in Vegas

Jedi Masters will enjoy a night of “Star Wars”-themed delicacies, costume contests and mild incest during an inter-galactic May the 4th Be With You party starting at 8p.m. on Saturday, May 4  in Crossroads at House of Blues. The party will feature a DJ, screenings of the original version of “Star Wars…

Cirque du Soleil creates a new home for the ONE and only King of Pop

Entertainment giant Cirque du Soleil will renew its relationship with the legacy of the King of Pop in a new production show at Mandalay Bay opening this summer. “Michael Jackson ONE” will build on the success of “Michael Jackson: The IMMORTAL World Tour,” which completed a limited-engagement run at Mandalay Bay in…

Vegas Weekender: Dazzling acrobatics, timeless music and more

From Cirque to science, variety is what it’s about this weekend It’s no mystery why “Mystère” continues to dazzle audiences almost 20 years after its debut in Las Vegas. Cirque’s ever-dazzling storytelling and acrobatic work come to a perfect union in “Mystère,” which explores universal themes from birth and rebirth…

Las Vegas goes country for ACM Awards

Country music fans will be in heaven this week in Las Vegas. The 47thAnnual Academy of Country Music Awards will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand on Sunday, April 1 at 8 p.m. The show, hosted by Blake Shelton and Reba McEntire, will feature performances by the hottest country…

Michael Jackson Fan Fest photos

 By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com As The King of Pop, Michael Jackson always put on a good show. He’s no longer here to entertain us, but his belongings on display for Michael Jackson Fan Fest at Mandalay Bay are a spectacle unto themselves. Everything from his outfits to the performer’s cars…

Celebrity chef profile: Michael Mina

Recently, I chatted with Chef Michael Mina about everything from quality controlling his 18 restaurants in eight states to the surprising tunes on his iPod. Mina has established himself as a culinary powerhouse here in Las Vegas, with five restaurants in four properties: Stripsteak at MGM Grand, Michael Mina at…

Vegas Weekender: Vegas celebrates Mexican Independence

Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends take the top billing for holidays in Las Vegas but Mexican Independence Day isn’t far behind. While Sept. 16 marks the anniversary of Mexico’s fight for independence from Spain, the only thing tourists will be fighting for in Vegas is what event to attend.…

Vegas Weekender: Close out summer with one last Las Vegas stand

Summer is coming to a close. Soon you’ll be back in your regular grind, whether it be going back to school, the no-vacations-through-the-New-Year policy your boss invoked or saving for that Christmas vacation with family members you don’t even like. Such is life. One last summer stand in Las Vegas,…

Picture yourself here

Whether you’re an avid planker, or you want to get the perfect Facebook profile picture or just want to impress your friends and prove that “Yes, I was there,” there are many spots in Vegas for breathtaking, silly or otherwise unique portrait opportunities. Here is but a sampling of locations:…

Bring on the vino: Aureole’s Wine Weekend is here

It’s no secret celebrity Chef Charlie Palmer makes wine a big feature in his restaurants. Anyone who’s been in Aureole, his Las Vegas restaurant in Mandalay Bay, can tell you that. Aureole contains a massive three-story wine tower in the middle of the restaurant, complete with flying wine angels and a sommelier…