• The Milkshake and Las Vegas

    The Milkshake and Las Vegas

    Socrates once said, “Milkshakes are pretty cool.”[1] Following his wisdom, over two-thousand years of Western civilization has advanced to produce some incredible milkshakes. We’re pretty sure the ancient Greek philosopher would regret how far we’ve taken things, but he’s long dead, so, you know, whatever. Still, we are a humble people, and even surrounded by rich abundance we seldom go all out when in the comfort of our home. We may get a vanilla milkshake every once in-a-while, or treat the kids to one, maybe even splurge on a concrete at the DQ, but never push the limits. Read more…
  • The Wynn debuts Steve Miller Band

    The Wynn debuts Steve Miller Band

    Do they all speak of the pompatus of love? I give this composition 5/5. Image: Wynn Las Vegas Always keeping Las Vegas on its tows, the Wynn will debut Steve Miller Band this October. The American rock group will not be doing a full residency, but their three-night engagement, An Evening with Steve Miller Band, at the Encore Theater. Bringing joy to countless fans, Steve Miller Band will sing some of their greatest hits from albums such as The Joker, Fly Like An Eagle, and Book of Dreams. Read more…
  • The Wynn to partner with Chef Thomas Keller

    The Wynn to partner with Chef Thomas Keller

    Wynn Las Vegas is home to some of the best restaurants in the city. And, you will be able to add one more to the roster. As part of a dramatic expansion, they have announced a new partnership with acclaimed Chef Thomas Keller. His noted collection of restaurants include the famed Bouchon, The French Laundry, Per Se, The Surf Club Restaurant and TAK Room. This will be Thomas Keller's third location in Vegas after Bouchon and Bouchon Bakery, both at The Venetian. Read more…
  • Bernie Sanders in Las Vegas

    Bernie Sanders in Las Vegas

    U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke to crowds in Las Vegas this past Saturday, July 6, making the most of National Fried Chicken Day in what some are calling his National Fried Chicken Day Address. His revolutionary topics targeted opponents from pharmaceutical and fossil fuel companies to wealthy political donors. He even spoke out against members of the Republican and Democratic parties. Presidential Democratic nominee candidate and current US Senator Bernie Sanders. Read more…
  • National Fried Chicken Day

    National Fried Chicken Day

    July 6 was National Fried Chicken Day, but just because it is over doesn’t mean you have to go without. If you missed a delicious bit of battered bird, there is still time. 364 days, in fact. So check out our list of the best fried chicken you can get in Las Vegas. Yardbird Southern Table & Bar If you don’t already know, Yardbird Southern Table & Bar is inside The Venetian Resort. Read more…
  • Summertime savings for Las Vegas hotels and resorts

    Summertime savings for Las Vegas hotels and resorts

    Las Vegas has great deals all year long, but the real savings come in the Summertime. And 2019 is shaping up to be a real winner for the savvy customer. LasVegasAdvisor.com conducted a recent survey that uncovered more than 60 hotel-casinos with rates as low as $50, which is more than last year. The best rates were at the Oasis at Gold Spike, with rooms as little as $19 per night. Read more…
  • 61 family-friendly things to do in Las Vegas

    61 family-friendly things to do in Las Vegas

    Are you visiting Las Vegas with the family in tow? Are you wondering what to do that is age-appropriate, but still fun? Maybe you need to leave the teens alone for a while, and don’t want them to get up to much trouble. Well, here is a big list of places, activities, and shows that are great for the kids, teens, or whole family. This is just what you need to make your plans, and have a great trip that everyone will enjoy. Read more…
  • Keeping safe in Las Vegas

    Keeping safe in Las Vegas

    How to stay safe while you're having fun

    Las Vegas is a memorable city filled with entertainment and attractions. Tourists come from around the world to gamble, relax, and enjoy the great food and shows. But this can attract a bad element. And when you’re a bit inebriated, with your guard down, that can make you a target for criminals and scammers who are looking to part unwitting travelers from their wallets. Despite the glitz and glamour, Las Vegas is still a city, with all of the issues that come with urban living. Read more…
  • No good news for Las Vegas property values

    No good news for Las Vegas property values

    Although the report could be worse, John Burns Real Estate Consulting says property values have not appreciated in recent years, and may soon decline according to a falling demand for single-family homes. The news came out this week to various groans and mild dismay. Las Vegas had hoped to pull itself from the depths of its last depression, and had looked on track to reach some new highs. But those hopes may now be postponed. Read more…
  • Peppermill


    So, we all know Las Vegas offers some great grub, from a meat overdose at the Rollin’ Smoke BBQ, to the refined Cantonese cooking at Hakkasan. But where do you go when its 3:00 in the morning, you’re coming from the tables flush with winnings, and you want a nostalgic Las Vegas experience? There is only one option. It's like sitting down to eat in my imagination of 40 years ago Las Vegas. 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…