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Sazzy on Sunday

December 6, 2010

Here she is.. The New and improved  SAZZY!  Three years, more than a few pounds lighter, and 13.1 miles of the Las Vegas Strip under her shoes.  Can you say “Life Changing Moment?”  I knew [more…]

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About Last Night – NASCAR Awards

December 4, 2010

Last night we got to see what happens when the boys of NASCAR wash up, get fixed up and strut their stuff on a red carpet at the Awards Banquet held inside the Wynn.  We [more…]

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The National Finals Rodeo is Here!

November 29, 2010

Around here, we look forward to Thanksgiving – not so much for the food and the festivities as for what it means.   Thanksgiving to us at The Vegas Tourist means the last bit of calm [more…]

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Rod Stewart Testing Vegas

November 8, 2010

Legendary Hall of Fame rocker Rod Stewart kicked off his eight day Las Vegas run at the Colosseum last night. This was his way of checking the place out before deciding if he wants to [more…]

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Updates

Tropicana Update

October 14, 2010

You all know my new favorite step child is the Tropicana.  The place started out in 1957 as “The Tiffany on the Strip.”  Looking a the pictures and news reels, the Tropicana must have been [more…]



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That Dam Bridge

August 29, 2010

Sometimes its the strangest things that can get us excited.  For many of us in Las Vegas, it’s the opening of a bridge. Yes, a bridge.  On October 16, the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge ( Mike [more…]

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The Vegas Mob Experience Update

August 22, 2010

This December, the mob returns to Las Vegas.  Unfortunately it’s only in amusement form, but its still the mob.  It’s called “The Mob Experience”.  Not to be confused with the museum downtown being pushed by [more…]

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Updates

Las Vegas Lingerie Football League

August 21, 2010

Now we are talking football I can watch!!  A women’s lingerie football league and Las Vegas will have its own team! I kid you not….  Open tryouts for the unnamed Vegas team were launched this [more…]

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The Mayor Proclaims Rat Pack Day

May 26, 2010

Old Vegas met new Vegas in Mayor Goodman’s office today and we were there for the moment. Las Vegas Mayor Oscar B Goodman officially declared Wednesday, May 26 2010 as “Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Day [more…]



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Entertainment

Steve Wynn Wants Miss Universe

May 17, 2010

The Miss USA Pageant was held this weekend at Planet Hollywood and Steve Wynn attended with no arm charm.  However, rumors are swirling that he is wanting to remedy that problem by having his Las [more…]

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Things to Do

Geocaching on the Strip

May 16, 2010

Just for the record: Geocaching is an addictive sport/hobby, whatever you want to call it…  Ok?  Just wanted that out and in the open for anyone interested in trying this out on their next trip [more…]

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Updates

Brazil – PBR World Cup Champs

April 18, 2010

Yes, the PBR World Cup was this weekend.  No, I did not get time to write up much information about it.  Sorry.  Too busy taking notes for the podcast and watching the bulls.  We will [more…]

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Boxing is Back

April 4, 2010

Las Vegas is known for world class entertainment.  That goes for sports entertainment as well as music.  Primarily boxing.  Some of the biggest fights in boxing have happened here. I remember growing up and watching [more…]

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Bellagio in The Spring

March 26, 2010

So Sazzy and I needed a break for our vortex’s.  It was a beautiful Friday and we decided to escape the palatial palace’s of  The Vegas Tourist and play tourist for a few hours.  We [more…]

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