(September 1, 2014)

  • Seven striking things at the SLS Las Vegas
  • Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:00:23 +0000 – Vegas hotels are like babies. Although easy to conceive, they are hard to deliver. And each arrival is greeted by clamoring crowds, all eager to check out the newborn on the block. Well, there’s been a recent birth at the north end of the Las Vegas Strip: SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. The resort debuted [...]
  • Our top Labor Day weekend picks
  • Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:00:03 +0000 – 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 get a bonus day to [...]
  • How to spend 24 hours (or less) in Sin City
  • Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:01:55 +0000 – You’re traveling to West Virginia for the Annual Roadkill Cook Off (yes, that’s a thing) when your flight gets delayed in Las Vegas. Or perhaps you’re driving through Vegas on your way to your cousin’s Bar Mitzvah in Scottsdale, and you pull off for an extended “bathroom break.” Whatever the case — layover or quick [...]
  • What you missed in Vegas, August 22-24, 2014
  • Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:24:11 +0000 – Were you in Las Vegas this past weekend? No? Well, why not? On Friday, some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry came out to celebrate the grand opening weekend of SLS Las Vegas. The private grand opening extravaganza sponsored by Pepsi, Beats Music and BMW featured a star-studded red carpet and live performances [...]
  • Where to find the best breakfasts in Vegas
  • Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:13:02 +0000 – They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and we think that’s especially true in Vegas. You could be driving a race car or taking a Stripper 101 class or jumping off the Stratosphere while you’re here so you are going to need fuel to keep you going all day. Or maybe [...]
  • Marvel’s Hulk looks smashing at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas
  • Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:20:52 +0000 – A superhero who rips through pants faster than a Chippendales dancer is showing off his impressive green physique at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas. In honor of the Incredible Hulk’s smashing arrival, children who dress as their favorite superhero or say “Hulk Smash!” at the Madame Tussauds box office between now and Sep. 24 will receive [...]
  • Five reasons we love AFAN’s annual Black & White Party
  • Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:10:51 +0000 – Girls, put on your shopping shoes. Guys, dig through the back of your closet. It’s time for one of Vegas’ favorite and most fabulous annual parties. The Aid for AIDS of Nevada’s (AFAN) Black & White Party will celebrate its 28th year Aug. 23 at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel. Black and white [...]
  • Sin City Exclusives: Only in Las Vegas
  • Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:07:10 +0000 – You’re a globe trotting, fun seeking party animal with an eye for time management. There’s a city for that. An Egyptian pyramid, Statue of Liberty, Eiffel Tower, canals of Venice — dining, nightlife and attractions included — all in the span of one shiny street. With all the world at your fingertips (and possibly liver), [...]
  • ‘Do’ Feed the Animals at Shark Reef in Las Vegas
  • Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:47:08 +0000 – This is Las Vegas, not the Discovery Channel. We’re home to Shark Reef, not Shark Week. But participating in the Animal Encounters program at Shark Reef Aquarium really isn’t that different from watching Rob Lowe riding on the back of two sharks. Fine. I made that up. It’s actually nothing like watching Rob Lowe riding on the [...]
  • How to drink up a storm in Vegas
  • Fri, 08 Aug 2014 20:43:29 +0000 – Early this week a tornado touched down in Clark County, approximately 25 miles southeast of the Las Vegas Strip. Don’t worry. Nobody got hurt. As far as tornadoes go, this was a mellow one. It lasted about 30 seconds and it logged in at the lowest ranking possible on the scale for tornado damage. Wind [...]