m resort building

William Hill Coming To M Resort

Another William Hill sports book is opening at the M Resort replacing the current sports book by CG Technology who many may know by its former name Cantor Gaming who’s ten year contract expired in March. The M Resort announced the change with a conversion already under way with an expected opening of the William Hill sports book expected some time in May after regulatory approval. William Hill and CG Technology have there own fans and although the M resort is a bit remote for people that fly in to Las Vegas; But for the people that drive in its …

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St Patricks day plaza

St Patrick’s Celebration At Plaza

The annual free St Patrick’s Day party returns tonight and tomorrow at the Plaza Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas under the iconic domed entrance. The event starts tonight at 7pm and features a live Dj as well as games such as flip cup and beer pong as well as a photo booth and Irish inspired food and drink specials including an Irish Slider or Burger on a Bun for $5. At 10:30 pm will be a green fireworks show with the fireworks shot from multiple places on the Plaza property. At the party and through the weekend there …

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Diner Opened Today At Linq

Today sees the opening of Maxie’s Diner in the former space of Canter’s Deli located in the Linq promenade next to the High Roller observation wheel. The restaurant has outdoor seating like the former Canters Deli  and is open from 7 am to 10 pm but with a twist they only have a breakfast and lunch menu with no dinner. The menu has food you might expect at a diner with some unusual items such peanut and jelly tacos ($12) which sounds a little strange as well as cotton candy pancakes ($14) although less weird to me i don’t know …

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Hot Cappuccino

Big Starbucks Closes

In Las Vegas most of the big Strip resorts have at least one Starbucks and many have several but now comes news that there is one less on the Strip as the super sized location at the Grand Bazaar Shops in front of Bally’s has closed. This location was different because of its size and, it had stadium style seating in a grandstand overlooking a projection screen. This location opened 2015 and although i love coffee on a recent trip staying at Bally’s i drank coffee from the coffee stand in the lobby instead. If you are a Starbucks fan …

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caesar's palace

Celine Dion Last Shows At Caesar’s Palace

Celine Dion has returned to the Colosseum  at Caesar’s Palace to perform her final shows after over 15 years performing in Las Vegas with six shows this month and then shows in May with her final shows in June. The shows features 31 musicians in the orchestra and band with a show that has stunning backdrops while the multiple Grammy Award winner performs. I went to watch Celine Dion perform at the Colosseum and to be honest it was because my friend had the tickets i would never have purchased the tickets for myself as not really my taste in …

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Bellagio Fountains

Lady Gaga Added To Fountain Show

Lady Gaga’s hit 2009 song “Bad Romance” has been added to the Bellagio Fountain Show so it will now be included in the song rotation. It takes several months to add  a new song to the show to sync it to the dancing waters and lighting but with Lady Gags’s huge following i’m sure it will be popular. The song was added one day after Lady Gaga won an Academy Award for best original song in her movie “A Star Is Born. The last song added to the Bellagio Fountain Show if you are interested was “Believe” by Cher over …

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Caesars Palace Fountain

Hells Kitchen Show Moving To Las Vegas

Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsey has announced that his hit FOX television show “Hell’s Kitchen” will move to Las Vegas with the show moving to the Hell’s Kitchen Restaurant which is on the Strip right in front of Caesars Palace. Gordon Ramsey made the announcement at the slightly delayed one year anniversary party of the restaurant during which he said that the 19th and 20th season of the show will be filmed at the restaurant with shooting of the show beginning very soon. Since opening the January opening last year the Hell’s Kitchen Restaurant has been very popular with the 300 …

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Bally's, Las Vegas

It’ Sugar Coming To Grand Bazaar

If you have a sweet tooth then soon you will have another option with the opening of It’ Sugar a candy store with its newest location at the Grand Bazaar Shops In front of Bally’s. The store is scheduled to open next with a huge gum ball machine at the front of the store which itself had a reported budget of $250,00. It’ Sugar is a nation chain of stores that specializes in huge bags of candy as well as other novelties and gifts including many items related to Stranger Things the Netflix television show. If you cannot wait the …

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Human Nature Gets Extension

The popular Australian performers Human Nature have announced they have signed a new contract for another three years performing their show at Venetian’s Sands Showroom with their show called “Jukebox.” The Aussie quartet is mostly known for their performance of Motown songs but they also do classic pop songs as well as soul and doo-wop during their popular show. Human Nature has been together for thirty years including ten years in Las Vegas and put on a really good show, its always one of the shows i would recommend for a visitor to Las Vegas. One note is a couple …

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el cortez, las vegas

Prime Rib At El Cortez Price Increase

The popular prime rib deal at El Cortez’s restaurant Siegl’s 1941 has seen a price increase with the price being raised by $2 to $12.95 which is one of the better deals in town and does have the advantage over many other similar deals in that its available twenty four hours today. The deal has been going for years and although the price has increased over time its still worth checking out especially as the other prime rib deals Downtown are only between certain hours or late night. Free Prime Rib Deal The El Cortez is running a promotion at …

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Venetian Bridge Las Vegas

Steely Dan Announces Mini Residency

Pop, jazz and r&b band Steely Dan has announced a mini residency starting in April at the Venetian Theater. Founding member Donald Fagen fronts the band which gets good reviews as a touring act in a the mini residency which is called “Reelin’ in the Chips 2.” The nine shows are on April 25, 26 and 27 and then in May at 1, 3, 4, 8, 10 and 11 with tickets starting at $142 up to $321 plus all the usual taxes and fees; For more information check with the Venetian Theater box office.  

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Silver Sevens, Las Vegas

VGK Bar Open At Silver Sevens

The Silver Sevens is a off Strip resort that i don’t visit most trips to Las Vegas not that there is anything wrong with it because it does have a casino with high ceilings so no smoke issues and, it does offer great food specials its just not an area i stop at on most visits. There might be a new reason to add a stop there on my next trip as they have opened a new sports bar called Silver and Gold which is a Las Vegas Golden Knights themed bar. During Knights games the bar will have drink …

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Santana Extends Residency

Longtime Las Vegas performer Santana who just ended his residency at the House Of Blues has announced that he will return to the House Of Blues with 20 new performances starting in May with shows running in to November. The residency is being called “An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live”with dates in May, September, October and November, tickets go on sale this Friday starting at $99.50 plus the usual taxes and fees.  

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RTC Deuce Bus

Free Transit For Federal Employees

The ongoing Federal Government shutdown has been a hardship for Federal employees and many Las Vegas companies have been helping where they can with the latest being the RTC which runs the buses in Las Vegas; All furloughed government employees are able to get free transit on any RTC bus by showing their federal ID to the driver when boarding the bus which is a nice way to help them get around during this time of hardship for them. For more information go to rtcsnv.com or visit your RTC transit office.  

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