Silverton Aquarium

Yes there are still many free attractions in Las Vegas even though everything else has gotten more expensive in recent times. One such free attraction is the Silverton Aquarium which is located at the mountain…

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Red Lotus Asian Kitchen

It seems that the addition of a noodle restaurant has become a common addition to a Las Vegas resort in recent times. If you are at the Tropicana you know have an option as one…



Downtown Hold Outs Add Resort Fees

The Boyd casinos in Downtown Las Vegas have long been a hold out with no resort fee but starting April 16th that will change as the California, Fremont and, Main Street Station will add a…


Zippy’s Coming To Las Vegas

A fifty year old Hawaiian favorite Zippy’s has announced it plans to open its first mainland restaurant in Las Vegas sometime in 2019. In the press release Zippy’s called Las Vegas its nineth island and,…


Indian Food At Venetian

I’m a fan of Indian food and if you are like me you might be happy to know that their is a new restaurant on the Strip to get your curry fix. The new restaurant…


Google Pay For Monorail Tickets

If you plan to use the monorail during your time in Las Vegas they have now added the option to use Google Pay to pay for your ticket. Several transit systems around the country now…


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Virgin Snaps Up Hard Rock

British billionaire Sir Richard Branson is well known in his native England but less known in the United States although he has had several of his Virgin Group Companies operating in the United States such…


Premium Outlets Adds Parking Fee

It seems not a week goes by recently without one Las Vegas resort or another announcing a higher resort fee or parking fee and now added to the list is The Premium Outlets near Downtown…


Mirage Tram Closed

The free elevated tram that for years has transported visitors between the Mirage and the Treasure Island has closed with a planned reopening not until November of this year at the earliest. The tram was…



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Museum Discount Deal

The Mob Museum in Downtown Las Vegas and the National Atomic Testing Museum over near UNLV are both worthy of a visit on your next trip to Las Vegas and the two have announced a…


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Palms Sign To Be Replaced

As the $485 million dollar makeover continues at the Palms it looks like the distinctive marquee sign is going to be replaced with an all electronic version. Once the new sign is up this blogger…


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Bellagio Fountains

In Las Vegas there are many free attractions but the top of many people’s list as a not to miss in Las Vegas is often the Bellagio Fountains. The nightly shows draw big crowds to…


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Redneck Riviera Closes

  It looks like the rumors are true and the Redneck Riviera at the Grand Bazaar Shops located next to Bally’s has closed it doors after just over a year being open.  The Nashville style…


Should I Get A Players Card?

In the past if you played table games and wanted to be rated for comps the pit boss would keep track of you average bet every so often then write the number down on a…


Fontainebleau Gets New Name

The Fontainebleau if your not familiar is a huge resort hotel on the North end of the Strip near Circus Circus that was never finished with the shell of the hotel nearly finished and has…


Mardi Gras At The Linq

Today the Linq Promenade turns in to the Big Easy as its redecorated in the Mardi Gras colors of purple, gold and green with various entertainers to get you in the partying mood. Some of…


Masso At Red Rock Opening

A restaurant opening that has been getting a lot of buzz recently is Masso a new Italian restaurant from restaurateur and author Scott Conant which is due open Friday 16th at the Red Rock Resort….


China Tang Now Open At MGM Grand

The widely anticipated China Tang restaurant has now opened in a space across from Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House at the MGM Grand. China Tang is the first United States restaurant for Hong Kong’s Las…


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MGM Raises Parking Rates

MGM Resorts has announced that parking rates at its 12 properties on the Las Vegas Strip are raising starting today, the new rates also include a new two to four hour valet rate. The rates…


Pronto Opens Next Weekend

Food Network celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis brings her restaurant magic to Caesar’s Palace next weekend with the opening of her follow up restaurant Pronto. Her first restaurant in Las Vegas called Giada at the…


Las Vegas Raiders Preview Center

The Las Vegas Raiders have opened a preview center at the Town Square Mall to give fans a look at the coming stadium which broke ground in November at a 62 acres site on Russell…


What Happens Here To Return

The long running and popular Las Vegas ad campaign “what happens here, stays here” is returning. The campaign started in 2002 but was stopped after the tragedy last year, but the first ad in the…


Ellis Island Room Makeover Done

The off Strip Ellis Island has completed the make over of its 289 rooms as well as their 12 suites on the property. The renovation of the rooms includes new flooring and furniture as well…


Taxi Ridership Drops Again

It shouldn’t really be a surprise with the popularity of Uber and Lyft that ridership and revenue for Las Vegas taxi companies is down for a third year in a row. Taxi trips in Las…


Manchu Wok Opens Today

Today is the grand opening of Manchu Wok a Chinese cuisine restaurant at the Plaza Hotel & Casino in Downtown Las Vegas, with all the popular Chinese food as well as their signature dishes such…


Calvin Harris Extends Residency

It looks like mega DJ Calvin Harris will be sticking in Las Vegas as his lucrative residency deal at Caesar’s Palace has just got extended until 2020. The Scottish born DJ and producer started his…


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Patisserie’s Get Renamed

Because of the split of Jean Philippe Maury and MRI properties the two former Jean Philipe Patisserie’s have been renamed with names reflecting their location with the newly named Aria Patisserie as well as the…


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The Screen Fades To Black

The Las Vegas Strip has lost its only movie theater with the recent closure of the Regal United Artists Theater at the Showcase Mall. The Showcase Mall near the MGM Grand has been getting a…


Spago At Forum Shops To Close

A longtime fixture of the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace the famous restaurant Spago by celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck has announced that it will close this Saturday January 27th. But fans of Spago in Las…


Red Rock Canyon Fees Rise

If you want to check out the amazingly beautiful Red Rock Canyon conservation area near Las Vegas the entrance fee is due to rise starting February 20th. The new price to enter the thirteen mile…


Criss Angel Show To Close

Cirque Du Soleil have announced that Criss Angels’s Show at the Luxor called ‘Mindfreak Live is to close October 28th 2018 after a ten year run. The show originally opened in 2008 with the name…


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Wynn Buys Up Strip Land

Steve Wynn has purchased the former New Frontier land across from the Wynn Las Vegas which was the site of Crown Resorts planned Alon resort, the deal also includes the purchase of land that is…


Steak & Shake At Hooters

A third Las Vegas location for Steak ‘n Shake is coming soon at Hooters where it replace the now closed Mad Onion. I have been to one of the chains other two Las Vegas locations…


Last Chance For Baking Dish

Today at the near Strip Silverton Casino is the last day can get a free baking dish after earning 1,500 points on your players card, to claim the baking dish just swipe your card at…


NFR Free Shuttle Service

If you are heading over to the Thomas & Mack Center from downtown to see the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo you might want to take advantage of the free shuttle offered by the Plaza. The…


Oscar’s NFR Specials

Oscar’s Steakhouse at the Plaza downtown has always been a good option for perfectly aged steaks which are cooked over a 600 degree grill. During the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo they have added three special…


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New Palms Buffet Date Announced

A date for the announced for the remodeled Palms buffet which is scheduled to open on December 22nd with a new look and name with it now being called A. Y. C. E. Buffet. I’m…


NFR Practice Arena

The Plaza in downtown Las Vegas is hosting a practice arena and stalls for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo which are going on at the present time over at the Thomas & Mack Center for…


Rockhouse $1 Pabst Deal

The Rockhouse inside the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian has announced a new happy hour which includes a $1 Pabst Blue Ribbon deal. Recently Casino Royale raised the price of its long time deal…


Xmas In LV: Magical Forest

Their is still time to check out the Magical Forest at Opportunity Village which runs through December 31st. The attraction has millions of sparkling lights and nightly entertainment plus food and of course Santa for…


The Strip Without Cars?

]A Clark County Commissioner has gotten a lot of press lately, when he suggested that maybe private vehicles could be banned from the Strip. If you have ever driven down the Strip especially during the…


Earth Wind & Fire Tickets

Legendary group Earth Wind & Fire have announced that they will have a mini residency in May with six shows at the Venetian Theater with tickets going on sale today at 10 am PST. The…


Rumor Mill: A Virgin In LV

Richard Bransons Virgin Group may soon have a hotel in Las Vegas with reports that its looking to enter the market as soon as possible. The company already has opened a property in Chicago with…


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Rodeo Finals Start Today

You might notice a lot of cowboy hats around Las Vegas today as the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo returns to the Thomas & Mack and runs through December 16th. The event features the top 15…


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Hotel Sold Out Now What?

Yes amazing as the title suggests with an approximately 150,000 hotel rooms in Las Vegas on New Years Eve many of the towns big resorts can be sold out. Because of the huge crowds coming…


Get A Baking Dish Today

At Las Vegas Inside Out we are a fan of getting free stuff when we gamble, well technically its not free as we are gambling but we enjoy things like Klondike ice cream bars or…


America’s Got Talent Auditions

Last month was the start of the auditions for America’s Got Talent thirteenth season with auditions for new acts taking place in nine cities across the country including Las Vegas with auditions to be held…


Monorail Extension Plans

A monorail extension to Mc Carran International Airport or to Downtown Las Vegas has often been discussed but it doesn’t look like it will happen anytime soon but another extension may happen; Approval has been…