• Reality TV comes to Las Vegas government

    Reality TV comes to Las Vegas government

    Move over C-SPAN, Las Vegas is getting in on the action of government reporting. Our city is launching a new edutainment reality program on streaming services. The show will follow government officials and representatives as they do their duty, navigating issues, and handling the problems unique to Sin City. After seeing the popular and accurate depiction of law enforcement down in Reno, Las Vegas government has decided to reveal its inner workings in reality TV. Read more…
  • Shania Twain is the latest Las Vegas resident

    Shania Twain is the latest Las Vegas resident

    Las Vegas is the home of great talent. Now, we can welcome back Shania Twain, who is returning for a new residency show that is sure to pack a wallop. The 53-year-old singer broke the news of her new show this Monday on an episode of Good Morning America. Her Let’s Go! residency takes the stage at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood this December. “We are having a party in Las Vegas! Read more…
  • Jennifer Lopez at Las Vegas T-Mobile Arena

    Jennifer Lopez at Las Vegas T-Mobile Arena

    Seen here circa 1998 in Central Park, New York City, nowadays Jennifer Lopez is no longer obsessed with digging, and returned to perform once again in Las Vegas. I give the ant–tennae 5/5. Image: Antz It’s My Party, the latest tour by celebrity singer Jennifer Lopez took to the stage at the Las Vegas T-Mobile Arena on June 15. It looks like she may need a leg up, having traded in her spares too soon (antz have more than two legs), with some reporters commenting on her strange choice of costume. Read more…
  • Jimmy Kimmel celebrates the grand opening of his new Las Vegas comedy club

    Jimmy Kimmel celebrates the grand opening of his new Las Vegas comedy club

    June 14 saw the opening of the cleverly named Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club here in Las Vegas. Located on The LINQ Promenade, it is part of a sweeping set of upgrades and attractions recently added to the property, such as the virtual reality sensation of The Fantasy Dome. Kimmel, who might one day go into comedy himself, grew up in Las Vegas and is a graduate from Clark High School. He later attended UNLV, and has close ties to the community. Read more…
  • The future for Las Vegas Sands

    The future for Las Vegas Sands

    It has already been rumored that Las Vegas Sands is considering a sale. What form this might take is not known, and some speculate the company could divest themselves of key properties or seek a buyout, or even merger. But no few are scratching their heads. What exactly is the company worth? Las Vegas Sands earned nearly $6.8 billion in revenue from Macau in 2018. They are a large player in the dependent autonomous region, and are one of the few casino companies present in Singapore. Read more…
  • VR Dome coming to The LINQ on the Las Vegas Strip

    VR Dome coming to The LINQ on the Las Vegas Strip

    Las Vegas is falling in love with virtual reality, or VR. Along with the escape room craze, a number of businesses are offering cutting edge adventures. Now, The LINQ hotel-casino is getting in on the action, and they are bringing something special. The Fantasy Dome under construction. If it's anything like Thunderdome, be sure to only take someone you don't like because only one of you is leaving. I give the optimistic forecast for the future after the next Vegas down turn 5/5. Read more…
  • Bitcoin and Las Vegas have same carbon footprint

    Bitcoin and Las Vegas have same carbon footprint

    Cryptocurrency is seen as a solution to many social problems, but is proving controversial. It is taking more and more criticism for its outsize use of computer resources and electricity, which are having clear impact on the environment, and souring opinion in a new environmental age. A recent audit of Bitcoin’s carbon footprint shows it is responsible for 22 megatons of CO2 emissions annually, which continues a year-over-year increase. Right now, Bitcoin’s carbon footprint is tied with cities like Las Vegas and Hamburg, Germany. Read more…
  • Here’s how Las Vegas changes everything

    Here’s how Las Vegas changes everything

    Las Vegas is an escape from the real world. The City of Sin glitters with lights, temptations, and spectacle, offering guests a little of everything and then a whole lot more. It is a city that is never the same. Once you have a taste for it, nothing else measures up. “People can go and see a show anywhere but, in Las Vegas, that same show rises to a whole new level,” said Fletch Brunelle, Vice President of Marketing for Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. Read more…
  • Las Vegas travel on the cheap

    Every destination has its high season. But often the low season offers the best bargains for the frugal traveler. For Las Vegas, the low season is the same as Summer, and you can be facing some extreme heat, as much as a 110 degrees. But who cares? It’s Las Vegas, and you’ll be spending your time inside at the casino, or in restaurants. Maybe even the spa, or pool. Read more…
  • Six Las Vegas helicopter tours you can’t miss

    Sometimes, the bird’s eye view isn’t for the birds. To truly take in the sights of Las Vegas and the beautiful surrounding desert, you have to reach for the skies. And the best way to do that is in a helicopter. When visiting Las Vegas, don’t make the mistake of staying inside for your entire vacation. Sure, the casinos are great and have AC, but you need to get some fresh air and sunlight, and even a bit of adrenaline. Read more…
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Jason Bourne and his friends visited the Las Vegas Strip in 2016. Drivers everywhere and almost half the audience hope they never come back. I give the fountain at the Bellagio (behind the multiple-vehicle collision) 5/5.

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A satire of a real estate agent's ad showing her eyes emitting laser beams.
Real estate agent Patricia Houlihan got a lot of publicity in 2016 after an ad designer performed laser eye surgery on her photograph. I give the composition of this satire 5/5. Image: imgur


  • A.Y.C.E. Buffet at The Palms

    A.Y.C.E. Buffet at The Palms

    The A.Y.C.E. Buffet is part of the extensive expansion and upgrade of the Palms Hotel Casino. And for those who like to eat, it might be the greatest addition they made. Now, full disclosure, we think this buffet is the best value of any buffet in Las Vegas. It might not have the pizzazz of our top three (Wynn, Aria, and the Wicked Spoon), or the variety of the Bacchanal, but you will walk away knowing your money was well spent. Read more…
  • Lucky Penny at the Palms Casino Resort

    Lucky Penny at the Palms Casino Resort

    A fusion of international and American cuisine This casual dining option at the Palms provides a surprisingly good and interesting menu. Meant as their go-to 24/7 restaurant to cater to all the nightowls, it could well become a local favorite. This is quality food that is a fusion of international and American cuisine, at prices which are reasonable. We don’t expect anyone to seek it out, but those staying at the Palms will enjoy this as their default dining option. Read more…
  • Discover some Hawaiian breakfasts here in Las Vegas

    Discover some Hawaiian breakfasts here in Las Vegas

    Just in time for the protests over the Mauna Kea observatory, here are some Hawaiian themed breakfasts which are sure to get you through the day, and leave you satisfied. Many Hawaiians call Las Vegas home, to the point we are sometimes called the Ninth Island. And that means we have some genuine cuisine which has been given the Las Vegas twist. So, if you are interested in some tropical fare that draws the best from across the Pacific while respecting its own deep traditions, or just want to give your support to those wanting to protect a sacred site, here are some options that will leave you feeling you’re on vacation. Read more…
  • Mabel’s BBQ at the Palms Casino Resort

    Mabel’s BBQ at the Palms Casino Resort

    At a glance: Mabel’s BBQ is a new barbeque restaurant at the Palms, brought to life by Chef Michael Symon. Offering a rich menu of slow cooked and smoked meats, entrees, and sides, guests will be able to enjoy great flavors and fine dining, without the pretense. This is about having a good time, and making it better with an impressive selection of bottled beers, drafts, cocktails, and select whiskeys. Read more…


  • Unknown Bar at The Palms Casino Resort

    Unknown Bar at The Palms Casino Resort

    This bar is a centerpiece at the Palms Casino Many bars draw a crowd with their theme and décor, but few offer the sort of spectacle of Unknown, standing out in white marble like a monument. And there on display is a 13’ tiger shark in three pieces. This art installation by Damien Hirst is eye-catching, provocative and an attraction. It provides an energy to the moment while you have drinks, and an instant ice-breaker as you approach a stranger. Read more…
  • Rojo Lounge at the Palms Casino Resort

    Rojo Lounge at the Palms Casino Resort

    At a glance: A swanky little bar in a little red dress. The Rojo Lounge offers a sexy and appealing watering hole that is a great escape from the casino floor, or the excesses of a Vegas vacation. Meet here, end here, or drop by for a drink. You won’t be disappointed. palms.com/eat-and-drink/rojo-lounge Quick Information Palms Place Hotel and Spa Monday - Thursday: 2 pm to Midnight Friday - Sunday: Noon to 2 am 702 942 7037 The lounge has a better ambiance for having the column than it would without. Read more…
  • Fun things to do while in Las Vegas

    Fun things to do while in Las Vegas

    So, we’re developing a list of fun things to do while in Vegas. This will be a complete guide when we’re finished. What are your suggestion? We understand that MGM has been de-theming its properties, but an authentic New York City subway experience using a 4DX simulator would be... yeah. I give bridges to nowhere 5/5. Image: Stefan Wagener Shopping The Forum Shops at Caesers Palace The Grand Canal Shops at the Venetian Town Square in Las Vegas The Shops at Crystals Fashion Show Mall Art Galleries Skye Art Gallery The Gallery at Aria Martin Lawrence Galleries Museums The Mob Museum Shelby American Inc. Read more…
  • El Cortez keeps Las Vegas tradition alive with coin slot machines

    El Cortez keeps Las Vegas tradition alive with coin slot machines

    The one arm bandit, lights flashing, and alarms ringing, with the sound of coins falling out in a fountain of winnings is the spirit of Vegas gambling. There is no better way to celebrate a winning bet than the spray of money into your bucket of coins. It’s real, weighty, and full of promise. But as much as we can recall the feel of coin slot machines, they are long gone. Read more…


  • Las Vegas Hotel Casinos

    Las Vegas Hotel Casinos

    Park MGM At a glance: The Park MGM is an all new hotel and casino which has replaced the Monte Carlo. This Strip property is situated close to the action, making it a great choice for any visitors. The décor has a Park Avenue grandness, or as some might say a Manhattan or Metropolitan vibe. The rooms are solid, modern, and clean, with a nice appeal. There are some great dining options on-site, as well as Eataly, which offers a unique attraction. Read more…
  • Palms Casino Resort Suites

    Palms Casino Resort Suites

    Theme Suites If you are looking for a way to celebrate in Las Vegas like a true highroller, the theme suites at the Palms Casino Resort are some of the best and most interesting options in town. These are not just luxury rooms, but provide an experience that can change your weekend with friends into something epic. It isn’t always enough to have a bed and bathroom. Sometimes the party has to come back to your hotel room and last until dawn. Read more…