Do you want your very own piece of Las Vegas history? How about owning your very own Las Vegas roller coaster? You can now own it! Remember Speed the Ride? The roller coaster at the Sahara? It's on the auction block. Well, parts of it are. Here is the link to the auction: Speed The Ride Auction … [Read more...] about Las Vegas Roller Coaster For Sale!
On August 26 the world got to see what all the fuss was about!! After watching it for the last few years as the new owners of the legendary Sahara Casino closed the old place down, boarded it up and started a new project. Instead of imploding like many were suspecting, they literally gutted it from top to bottom and remodeled every square inch and curve of the iconic place. … [Read more...] about The SLS is Now Open for Business!
Our good friend Tom Donoghue was flying over Las Vegas last week and sent us these pics of the former Sahara Resort Las Vegas. As they demolish a lot of the casino area making room to rebuild and remodel and reopen in 2014 as The SLS Las Vegas - So Much for creative naming these days! Gone is the front dome. The showroom area and part of the casino. From the SLS … [Read more...] about The Sahara is No More…..
Well, it looks like the end is near for the Sahara Hotel and Casino. The Sahara is going away. But first, they want to remove my favorite Las Vegas ride.... Remember Speed the Ride? Yea.... The track is slowing being dismantled and walking by it today, I noticed the cars are being moved around. The track is ending up down at the south end of the Strip, behind the McDonalds … [Read more...] about Holy Cow! It’s Going, It’s Gone!!
Today I found myself on the north end of the Las Vegas Strip and figured it was time to pay one last visit to the Sahara Casino Resort. To see how the liquidation sale was going. NASCAR Cafe Last week I read that they decided to sell off what was left of the NASCAR cafe. That told me the end was indeed near. When they first announced the liquidation sale, we were told that … [Read more...] about The Sahara: A Follow Up