Monte Carlo

Vegas hotel rooms with a view

Every traveler yearns to stay in a room with a view. And in Las Vegas, the scenes from your window can be unforgettable. In addition to the city’s spectacular skyline and the majestic mountains surrounding the valley, you could behold dancing waters, a laser light and music show or a lava-spewing…

10 of the most unusual room amenities in Vegas

Ever wonder what the most unique room amenities are in Las Vegas? Hotels here will do almost anything to entice guests. From a menu of seduction-oriented accessories to themed baths drawn by bath butlers, some of the extravagant extras in the Entertainment Capital of the World go over the top!…

Vegas gets into the swim of things

Now that spring has sprung, you don’t have to worry about how to get into Las Vegas’ trendiest restaurants and nightclubs. They’re taking a back seat to the hottest places in town – the pools! Just imagine: You could be soaking up the sun in a chaise lounge, on a…

Lasting blueprints

 By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Someone alert the press. Operation: Blue Takeover has commenced. A trio of 15-foot tall blue men has taken over the plaza in front of the Fashion Show mall. But wait, they don’t seem to be moving. In fact, they’re attracting a crowd, and people look like…

Vegas Weekender: Celebrate Mexican Independence

Mexican Independence Day is a weekend-long celebration in Las Vegas thanks to the help of several Hispanic headliners. Hilarious comedian Carlos Mencia, who starred in the hit Comedy Central show “Mind of Mencia,” will bring in the laughs at TI on Friday. ­The humorous Gabriel Iglesias, also known as Fluffy…

Minus5 puts Vegas heat on ice

If you’ve tried walking down the Strip, even a relatively short distance, like say from the Mirage to TI, you know the Vegas heat can be unrelenting. We have all longed for the day that the city decides to install misters along Las Vegas Boulevard. But, we’re still waiting for…

Vegas Classifieds: The city is home to many unique careers

Vegas is a conglomeration of unique and exciting experiences, and a slew of unique jobs naturally goes along with the territory. Showgirls, Elvis impersonators, lounge singers. It’s all commonplace here. But there’s also a lot of unique Vegas jobs you’ve probably never heard of. For instance, when’s the last time…

Hotel32 puts VIP service in your hands

You’ve already added the iPod Touch or iPhone app for dog whistling and swine flu alerts, and you’re looking for something new. How about an app to assist you with your Las Vegas hotel stay? At Hotel32, guests are presented with an iPod Touch with a specialty application that does just that.…

Lance Burton signs on for six more magical years

Lance Burton won’t be disappearing from the Las Vegas entertainment scene anytime soon. Burton signed on today for another six years as the headlining magician at the Monte Carlo. He has been performing at the hotel in the Lance Burton Theater for the past 13 years. Burton, who broke his foot…

Hotel 32 to rise from the ashes of Monte Carlo fire

In January 2008, the top floor of the Monte Carlo Hotel went up in flames as a result of a welding incident. Although there were no injuries, the fire caused severe damage to the hotel’s 32nd floor. The flames and successful fire-fighting efforts were a spectacle to behold for tourists and locals…