Venetian Bridge Las Vegas

Smith & Wollensky Now Open

Even though it wasn’t a place i visited often some people have missed the restaurant Smith & Wollensky since it closed its Strip side location next to the Showcase Mall near MGM. The restaurant closed after the Showcase Mall sold for a reported $60 million which included the building that Smith & Wollensky was in. The new location is further down the Strip at the Venetian with a 450 seat restaurant in the former location of Zeffirino Restaurante which closed in May 2017. It will be interesting to see how the restaurant does in a non Strip side location and …

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Masso Osteria Closing

A restaurant that seemed to have a lot of promise when it opened a year ago Masso Osteria at the Red Rock Resort has announced a May 31st closure date. The restaurant concept was from celebrity chef Scott Conant and, if you are a fan you still have a little time left to visit. The restaurant space is going back to the properties owner Station Casinos who have plans for the space with a new restaurant concept that they would manage.

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Saving Money At Buffets

For many years the buffets in Las Vegas with their seemly endless choice of food were seen by the resorts as loss leaders with their low prices just like the cheap rooms and inexpensive shows to get you to stay at the property and gamble in the casino. This changed with all the celebrity chef restaurants starting to open in Las Vegas and the resort companies seeing the many things such as buffets as potential profit centers instead of a loss making service way to draw gamblers. The Cosmopolitan when it opened was a real game changer with its Wicked …

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EDC Opening Ceremony Shuttles

If you plan on getting to the Las Vegas Speedway early today to attend the Opening Ceremonies there is a shuttle option for it as an add on when you buy you shuttles passes at the EDC website. If you pay for the add on then you can take a shuttle from Circus Circus between 3 pm and 6 pm today to attend the Opening Ceremonies with Premier shuttle pass holders having expedited loading on the shuttles.

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EDC Opening Show Schedule

Tomorrow before the whole of the Electric Daisy Carnival opens is a grand opening show at the Cosmic Lounge with Rick Trainer performing at 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm when Malaa takes over to 6:45 pm when a special guest Bill Nye the science guy takes over to officially open the events and all the grounds at 7 pm. Yes i don’t know why they picked Bill Nye the science guy to open the show but he is a well known name i guess. EDC Week started yesterday with events running until May 22nd with concerts at all the big …

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Fremont East, Las Vegas

Beauty Bar Is Closed

Beauty Bar the popular bar in the East Fremont Entertainment District has closed after losing its liquor license after several issues which seemed to happen after new ownership took over the bar last year. The bar was an early addition to East Fremont as they tried to change the area from having such things as a check cashing store, 7-11 and a dollar store that mainly served locals in to a area that would have bars and restaurants to attract tourists as well. Beauty Bar had been open since 2005 and they area does draw tourists from the Fremont Street …

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EDC Beating The Traffic

Its Electric Daisy Carnival time in Las Vegas again as the huge crowds head out this weekend to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for three nights of dancing and partying. One drawback of such a popular event is always getting from your hotel to the event and getting back again after everyone leaves; Well one company is offering a solution albeit an expensive one Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters is offering helicopter flights from McCarren International Airport to the Las Vegas Speedway and back again all three nights of EDC. The price for a helicopter to the event isn’t inexpensive as …

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Linq Las Vegas

Tilted Kilt At Linq

If you are familiar with Hooter’s then you will kind of have an idea what The Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery is at the Linq on the Strip. If you are not familiar with either the Tilted Kilt has attractive mainly women serve you in tight outfits and pretty good food in a pub like setting. I think many of the guests go for the view and i don’t mean the walls of the pub but i have seem families in there too. The interior of the pub is themed like a Celtic pub although less dark wood with a …

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Mother’s Day At Plaza

This Sunday is Mother’s Day in the United States and most Las Vegas resorts and restaurants have special menu’s just for Mother’s Day. One such special menu is at Oscar’s Steakhouse in Downtown Las Vegas at the Plaza Hotel & Casino. The Mother’s Day menu at Oscar’s starts with a heirloom tomato salad- buratta, red wine vinaigrette and basil for $14. The entrée is crispy branzino- arugyla, capers with buree blanc for $49. If you want to pair an appetizer or side with your meal they are also offering a truffle risotto- parmesan, black tuffle and chive for $15. On …

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Linq Sign Las Vegas

Virtual Reality Coming To Linq

It looks like virtual reality is coming to the Strip because real life in Las Vegas isn’t enough I guess. The new attraction would be at the Linq Promenade as Caesar’s Entertainment has filed plans for a 33 foot tall dome on the third floor deck that would have the virtual reality experience inside. Looking at the filing with Clark County the details are vague which is often the case with these projects as the final project might change from the original proposal. What we know so far is the dome will be approximately 2,000 square foot with about 60 …

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