What was The Hard Rock Resort and is currently transitioning to be The Virgin Hotel Las Vegas, has finally announced its opening date. If all stays on course, the remodeled and rebranded property will open its doors on Jan. 15, 2021 The hotel-casino had said in August that it may not open this fall as originally planned. The original date was in December. Like many other … [Read more...] about Virgin Hotels Las Vegas announces opening date
Our friend, Scott over at Vital Vegas had promised breaking news, that the Big Blue Silo had finally been sold. The mothballed, eyesore at the north end of the Las Vegas strip had finally found a new owner. And he was correct as usual. Witkoff, a global real estate development and investment firm, together with New Valley LLC, an investment company owned by Vector Group, … [Read more...] about Fountainbleau is Sold – What About The Hole?
As of July 1, it became legal to get stoned in Las Vegas! Well, maybe not stoned, at least a little medicated high from legally grown and properly taxed cannabis. For the past year, you had to have a medical marijuana card in order to enter a dispensary and buy the product. But now, if you are an adult, 21 or older, the gates are open for you to enjoy that miracle of an herb … [Read more...] about 5 Points to Ponder with Cannabis Now Legal in Las Vegas
On a recent tour up to Bryce Canyon National Park, I took a little detour and headed up through Zion National Park. Two of the most beautiful National Parks you can see on a day trip out of Las Vegas. Being a Tuesday morning in the beginning of April, I did not expect to find traffic problems, but I did. At 10am, they were already telling people not to park inside the park, … [Read more...] about No Room at the Canyon??
This weekend will celebrate the 20th year of NASCAR in Las Vegas. Today we learned that a second top-tier NASCAR Cup race will be added to the Las Vegas schedule beginning in the fall of 2018. Las Vegas also gets another Truck Series race from the New Hampshire racetrack, as well as a stand-alone Xfinity Series race from the Kentucky Speedway to create a tripleheader racing … [Read more...] about More NASCAR Coming to Las Vegas!
[arve url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMamse4wHQg" title="The Las Vegas Domed stadium Update" /] The proposed 60,000 seat Las Vegas domed stadium keeps inching closer to reality. Today, the Oakland Raiders submitted a proposed stadium lease agreement to the Las Vegas Stadium Authority ( the new governing board for the stadium) that calls for the team to pay rent of … [Read more...] about The Domed Stadium Update
New Year's Eve afternoon, that one time of the year where you can actually walk down the famous Strip and not worry about getting hit by some crazed taxicab or an absent-minded Uber driver! Security shuts it down, fences off the resorts and opens the street to people crazy enough to brave the cold, the crazies and the noise. New Year's Eve in Vegas is unlike any other place … [Read more...] about 2017 New year’s Eve Road Closure Update
Bill Foley, the owner fo the Vegas NHL team, kept saying the reason he was delaying releasing the name of the team was that he had to cross all the "T's" and dot all the" i's" to make sure he owned the name he wanted. Looks like he forgot to cross the one important "T". That would be the Trademark office! According to news reports, the Vegas Golden Knights’ trademark … [Read more...] about Vegas Hockey Trademark Rejected
The Las Vegas NHL team that has yet to have a name will finally have a name this coming Tuesday. They just won't have any team jerseys for their fans to buy and wear. But the team will finally have a name! Hallelujah, Amen and About Dang Time! This is such a big deal, the NHL will stream it live on the NHL Network and on NHL.com. It all starts at 5:30 pm at Toshiba Plaza … [Read more...] about Vegas Hockey Team Gets Named on Tuesday
It's not the best deal, but its now a done deal. Las Vegas, one of the largest metropolitan cities in the world and in the United States without a major-league sports franchise, can heave a sigh of relief as Gov. Brian Sandoval will on Monday in Las Vegas, sign a bill that will see NFL’s Oakland Raiders moving down to the Las Vegas strip into a new stadium which would be home … [Read more...] about Sandoval to sign amended Raiders stadium bill passed by Nevada Senate