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 Plaza’s free shuttle runs nightly during the event from 5 pm to 7 pm from the Plaza with returning shuttles between 9 to 10:30pm.
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 menu items just for the event; The first braised short ribs over country grits with fried onions, the second is a slow roasted prime rib with loaded mashed potatoes and green beans and finally a Whiskey BBQ glazed sirloin steak with baked potato and brussel sprouts for $35 each. If […]
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 $10 million in prize money. Everyday between now and December 16th from 9 am to 4 pm they have team roping practice with grade A and B steers. The Plaza is also having live NFR viewing parties as well as food and drink specials especially for the rodeo as well […]
Recently Derek Stevens the owner of D Las Vegas bought the Las Vegas Club from Tamares the owner of the Plaza across the street and tonight the 86 year old property will close for good. It looks like Tamares will retain the rights to the Las Vegas Club name so whatever Derek Stevens decides to do with the property it will most likely have a new name. The table games have already been removed from the casino although the slot machines still remain so if […]
The owner of the ECHL franchise Las Vegas Wranglers has announced that the not return after failing to find a replacement home for the new season. For many years the minor league ice hockey team played at the Orleans Arena until in 2013 the owners Boyd Gaming announced they would no renew their lease after the 2013 to 2014 season. The Wranglers then began the search for a new home and it looked like they might have a deal to erect tent on the rooftop […]
There has been a lot of press recent about the Las Vegas Wranglers the minor league hockey team in town who plays at the Orleans Arena. The team is losing its home at the Orleans Arena after this season and the teams status was up in the air until a deal to build at new stadium on the roof of a parking structure at the Plaza in Downtown Las Vegas was announced for next season. The deal with minor league teams in general is you […]
Las Vegas in recent years has seen a number of good pizza restaurants opening across town as resorts seem to jump on the latest trend. The current trend of pizza restaurants seemed to have begun when Secret Pizza opened in its unmarked location down a hallway on the 2nd floor of the Cosmopolitan. Apart from the cool factor of having to find Secret Pizza it also has what is still likely the best pizza in town; other contenders for the title could also be Pizza Rock […]
In recent weeks lots of Las Vegas press has centered around sports events in Las Vegas and whether long time sports events would stay in Las Vegas, first about the Rodeo which after back and forth decided to stay in Las Vegas instead of moving to an arena in Florida; The other sporting event that has been discussed is hockey and the hometown Las Vegas Wrangler’s team which has lost its long time home at the Orleans Arena. The team has announced that they have […]