When I first moved to Las Vegas in 2001, there were more construction cranes in the Las Vegas skyline than anywhere else in the western hemisphere. Seriously! Many other cities were complaining that they could not get major construction projects in their cities started because nobody could find building cranes. Sheldon Adelson was building the Venetian, he was smart, he bought … [Read more...] about The Cranes Are Back! Resorts World Las Vegas Gets Busy
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As we close out this year, you have to agree that this was one epic year for Las Vegas! For all the things that happened as well as all the things that didn't happen. The big news, the sad news and the other weird shit that only happens in Las Vegas! 2017 was a memorable year for Las Vegas Tourism. I want to focus on the stuff that many of the Vegas naysayers said could … [Read more...] about A Toast to the Vegas Believers 2017
When I received the invite to the Legends in Concert Holiday Show, I wasn't sure what to think. I'm not a big fan of Vegas holiday shows where they take a normally good show and turn it into a 90-minute rehash of some old Christmas show we see every year on late night cable stations. Except Legends is not your ordinary Las Vegas show. It's a throwback to old Vegas … [Read more...] about Review: Legends Holiday Show
[arve url="https://youtu.be/aL3o4VU0om8" title="The October 1 Vegas Massacre memorial crosses are now in the museum" description="oct 1 massacre markers in the clark county museum" /] The white crosses memorial that sat behind the Welcome to Las Vegas sign after the October 1st massacre, have been moved to a better place along with all the trinkets, photos and other … [Read more...] about Crosses for Mass Shooting Victims Moved to County Museum(Video)
We Are Back!! Mark and Debbie Anthony tackle some Vegas Tourist Tidbits then it's on to the Las Vegas Territory interview with magician and comedian Adam London. Adam has been killing it down at the D Resort and Casino for almost 5 years now (that's like 50 years in normal time!) His family-friendly afternoon show is perfect for adults and children looking for a fun way to … [Read more...] about 238 Talking with Adam London at The D Las Vegas
Just one more night and the yawner of a fight that some say will be "The Fight of The Century" will be over. Yea, ok, pass the pretzels, please. Can we just move on to the cashing of the checks and the licking of the cable gods wounds? Seriously. Saturday night, Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor? The fight of the century? Not even close. The scam of the … [Read more...] about Finally, The Fight is Here. Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor
It's been a long week, you need to take a day off and get out of town. I have just the place. Your local National Park. Friday is Fee Free day in honor of the National Park Service 101st Birthday. Waiving the entrance fee at all the National Parks that have one. The National Park Service was created on August 25, 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson signed the National … [Read more...] about Friday is National Park Fee Free Day!
There is no real and polite way to describe Dr. Lonnie Lee Hammargren' home. Actually, it's three homes together. Just like there is no real way to describe Dr. Hammargren himself without using the words "unique" or "special". He is truly a state treasure. The 78-year-old former Vietnam flight surgeon, former NASA flight surgeon, former Nevada Lieutenant Governor. He has … [Read more...] about A Day at Lonnie Hammargren’s Home – Nevada Day
If you were to designate a holiday for Las Vegas and have a reason to party, there can be no better one to choose than Halloween. And if you are ever on the Vegas Strip on Halloween or the weekend leading up to it, you know what I mean, its strange and kinky taken to the next level. Even for Vegas, it's a bit over the top! Not that we ever need a reason to kick … [Read more...] about Yes, Halloween is a Vegas Holiday!
Over the past week, there has been movement about to secure the area around UNLV Thomas & Mack Center, home to the final 2016 presidential debate on Wednesday. The center and surrounding parking structures and buildings are surrounded by makeshift walls and security teams. Now as we enter the final days and hours before the event, Las Vegas itself starts its … [Read more...] about Debate Lockdown – Vegas Style