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Top 10 Vegas shows

Top 10 Vegas shows

Las Vegas, also known as The Entertainment Capital of the World, is home to dozens of incredible shows with something for just about everyone. While the endless selection is great for us locals, for those of you who are only in town for a few days it can be difficult…
Monte Carlo announces new 5,000-seat theater

Monte Carlo announces new 5,000-seat theater

The Monte Carlo will soon be welcoming some of music’s hottest acts at a 5,000-seat theater to be built on the property. MGM Resorts International today announced plans for the theater, which is scheduled to open near the end of 2016. It will offer dynamic seating that allows for transformation…
Where to find yoga on the Las Vegas Strip

Where to find yoga on the Las Vegas Strip

You can achieve Savasana in Vegas without drinking so much you happen to collapse in that position. We definitely know how to party, but we also know how to unwind and stay fit (come on, we’re in bathing suits year-round). There’s more than one way to purify your mind, detoxify your polluted…
How to beat the Vegas summer heat

How to beat the Vegas summer heat

“Sure, Vegas is hot but it’s a dry heat.” Don’t you just love when people say that? Like 105 degrees is somehow not HOT. Just because we don’t have much humidity in the desert, doesn’t mean we don’t need to find ingenious ways to keep cool. We had our own version…

20 Things to do in Vegas for under 20 bucks

With a flood of flashy Vegas pics on newsfeeds everywhere, lots of people think you have to be a high roller to get the full experience. But there’s plenty of stuff to do in Vegas that doesn’t require an Amex Black Card. Here’s how to ball on a budget with…

Blue Man Group revamps revue

With their trademark blue performers, Las Vegas’ Blue Man Group at the Monte Carlo has been exciting audiences for decades with their sensory-packed production. The show, which is exhilarating for audiences of any age, takes you on a journey of human behavior and interaction by way of sound and light effects…

The best hotels in Vegas for: Hipsters

So you’re coming to Vegas. You’ll need a room. Obviously. But which hotel is most appropriate for you? Finding the perfect place to stay can take your vacation from great (a visit to Sin City is never anything less) to “OMG! This is greatest trip of all time.” It’s just…

Our top Labor Day weekend picks

Labor Day weekend can make you feel kind of melancholy. You have to go back to school. You have to say goodbye to summer…and wearing white clothing. But don’t shed too many tears. Labor Day also means you can have that one last weekend hurrah in Vegas — and you…

Drum roll, please: Go backstage with Blue Man Group

Blue Man Group takes fans on a backstage interactive tour of the long-running popular show at Monte Carlo in Las Vegas. If you’ve seen the show, you’ll recall the crazy-unique percussion instruments the Blue Men play. The Sunday afternoon tour lasts about an hour or so. During my onstage experience,…

Get lucky in Las Vegas at these sexy party pits

Some things are meant to go together. Like movies and popcorn. Or hot summer days and ice cream. Each enhances the other to create an amazing experience. The same can be said about clubbing and gambling. In Las Vegas, these two hot pursuits are often combined to form what’s known…

MGM Resorts unveils ‘The Park’ concept in Las Vegas

The space between New York-New York and Monte Carlo has mostly been used by motorized vehicles that are either making deliveries or passing from the front of these resorts to their parking facilities. Today MGM Resorts International announced a detailed plan to transform it. Called simply “The Park,” this 8-acre…

New York-New York officially launches outdoor plaza

It’s been less than a year since MGM Resorts International announced plans for a $100 million outdoor plaza that involves remodeling the Las Vegas Strip-facing exteriors of New York-New York Hotel & Casino and Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino. The company began construction on this pedestrian-oriented district in April 2013.…

Photos: NY-NY & Monte Carlo tear up the old for the new

MGM Resorts International announced plans for a $100 million outdoor plaza project in April 2013. It involves remodeling the front facades of New York-New York and Monte Carlo to showcase new eateries, shops and Hershey’s Chocolate World, an interactive attraction that celebrates Hershey’s-branded products. This district will be anchored by…

10 hotel developments in Vegas to look forward to in 2014

Hotel construction in Las Vegas is more spirited and dynamic than ever. Are you curious about some of the projects currently underway at resorts both on and off the Strip? In addition to the creation of two open-air districts, three newly converted hotels will debut in 2014. Plus, several existing…

MGM, AEG release renderings of proposed arena in Las Vegas

The developers of a 20,000-seat sports and entertainment arena released the first images of the privately funded venue. Arena partners AEG and MGM Resorts International also released details of the venue, which is expected to be built between New York-New York and Monte Carlo, extending west from Las Vegas Boulevard…

Blue Man Group celebrates first year at Monte Carlo

Blue Man Group celebrated its first anniversary of the show’s move to Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino last week. Since the move, Blue Man Group has used: 2,124 Twinkies 18,585 marshmallows 2,655 gallons of paint 3,186 drum sticks 74,340 cubic feet of helium 272,934 feet of streamers Before the show…