It seems like just last year we were celebrating the return of Elvis to Las Vegas and back in the building he called home for the final years of his life. Oh, wait. It was just last year. Actually, it was last May. Now we hear what was supposed to be a 10-year love affair between the Westgate Resort and Elvis Presley Enterprises went sour after only 10 months and Elvis … [Read more...] about Elvis Has Left the Building – Again
So by now you probably have heard the news. Elvis is Back in The Building! Obviously not the REAL Elvis. But at least this one has the entire blessing of the Elvis Presley organization. Best of all, the whole thing is housed in the Las Vegas home to Elvis, the old International/Hilton/LVH - now called the Westgate. His only daughter Lisa Marie and his ex-wife Pricilla … [Read more...] about Elvis is Back in The Building
What started out as The International, the Las Vegas home to Elvis Presley, then it became the Las Vegas Hilton and as it declined due to ownership greed and mismanagement, it became just the lonely Las Vegas Hotel or The LVH. I always wondered how a classy resort right next to one of the largest and the busiest convention centers in America could go broke. But it did... In … [Read more...] about The Westgate Keeps Surprising Us
Always fun when I get a call from a friend and it starts out with "Hey Mark, want to see a show tonight?" In this case, it was the popular Purple Reign- The Prince tribute show at their new location at The D in Downtown Las Vegas. (The D Casino used to be The Fitzgerald Casino). Since I am from Minnesota, I got to see the real Prince once at his Paisley Park … [Read more...] about Review: Purple Reign Downtown At The D
Miss Debbie and I took last night off and headed down to the LVH (formerly the Hilton) to finally see Raiding the Rock Vault. After 2 hours (yes, two hours) All I can say is this was one kick ass time travel thru rock and roll's greatest era's of music. These guys (and one gal) really kept the crowd going as they went from the 60's to the 90's... The best way I … [Read more...] about Raiding The Rock Vault – Oh Yea!!