Venetian Bridge Las Vegas

Mario Batali LV Restaurants To Close

Las Vegas Sands has ended its business relationship with the Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group which will mean the closure of the three restaurants at its Las Vegas properties. The three restaurants are Carnevino Italian Steakhouse, B&B  Ristorante and Otto Enotoca e Pizzeria at the Venetian and Palazzo resorts with the loss of nearly 300 jobs. The announcement follows the reports of sexual misconduct surrounding celebrity chef Mario Batali and follows a report on CBS’s “60 Minutes” concerning one alleged victim. Mario Batali is well known to Food Network viewers and was a co host of ABC’s “The Chew” until …

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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 of a $1 beer to $2 so if you missed that deal here is another option for you. The happy hour runs from 4 pm to 7 pm Monday to Friday and also includes other deals such as $5 Jameson or Patron as well as $10 Vodka & Red Bull or $10 for domestic pitchers.  

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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 group has 33 songs that have hit the Billboard Hot 100 in their more than 40 year career, including 7 that have made it in to the top ten. As many shows have been doing $1 for each ticket sold will be donated to the Las Vegas Victims Fund to help victims and families of shooting in October. If tickets sell well to Earth Wind …

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Vegas Cares Benefit

Their have been many benefits to raise funds for the Strip shooting victims but one of note is “Vegas Cares” mainly because of the line up of Las Vegas headliners involved. The benefit happens on Sunday November 5th at 1pm at the Venetian with a base ticket price of $30, the line up includes Las Vegas performers, Terry Fator, Penn & Teller, Lance Burton, Carrot Top, Rich Little as well as the Tenors Of Rock.

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Chica Restaurant Opens Today

Today is the scheduled opening of Chica a new Latin restaurant at the Restaurant Row located inside the Venetian near the casino floor. The restaurant is from John Kunkel the founder of 50 Eggs Inc with the menu crafted by partner chef Lorena Garcia who you might have seen on television shows such as Top Chef Masters among other shows. The new restaurants menu will draw from the chefs Venezuelan roots as well as other countries such as Brazil, Peru, Mexico and Argentina which sounds like an interesting concept. If you want to check out the new restaurant its open …

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Arena Wars Begins

MGM Resorts is just sweeping up the confetti from the grand opening celebration on opening events at its new T Mobile Arena when news comes that another new arena will be built this time by Las Vegas Sands. The new 17,500 seat arena if it goes ahead will be a total of 400,00 square foot in a space behind Las Vegas Sands,Venetian and Palazzo resorts. Arenas have been announced often over the years by different groups with often nothing happening but as this is by Las Vegas Sands who are teaming up with the Madison Square Garden Company it seems …

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The Judds Coming To LV

Mother and daughter country act the Judd’s are coming to the Venetian with nine shows scheduled for the month of October in the Venetian Theater with tickets on sale now. The concerts are under the ‘Girls Night Out’ theme and are being billed as the first performances together for the duo in five years. The Judd’s have a pretty large following so should do well in their mini residency and, I wouldn’t be surprised if more dates were added in the future. All shows start at 8 pm and for tickets or information contact the Venetian or Palazzo box offices …

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Lipshtick Comedy At The Venetian

The Venetian over recent times has done well with its lineup of top female comedians which it brands now under the Lipshtick name with many visitors raving over some of the top names that they have seen perform. The upcoming lineup includes the extremely popular Whitney Cummings May 22nd and 23rd followed by Loni Love on May 30th and then Roseanne Barr on June 6th and then the Queen of put down comedians Lisa Lampanelli on June 13th.  If you haven’t seen one of these comedians before you might want to check out a video before you decide to go …

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Summer Pool Season Starts Today

The Summer pool season is about to begin as the popular pool complex at Mandalay Bay opens for the season as well as the rooftop Strip side pool at the Cosmopolitan both of which will open today. These openings are followed by the Encore Beach Club which opens tomorrow then a spate of pool openings which are due the weekend of 13th and 14th including pools such as Tao Beach at the Venetian and Mirages Bare. The pool season beginning also means the day club season is also getting close as DJ’s spin the music as people come to some …

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