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Photos: Nevada Champions Crowned at Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

26 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in News, On The Strip

Nevada Champions Crowned at Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest at New York-New York Hotel & Casino Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department wins the title in local heroes competition Eating competitors were crowned today at New York-New York Hotel & Casino in the 18th annual qualifying competition for the 100th Annual Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island, NY. Matt Stonie and Michelle Lesco earned…

Las Vegas 51s Return to Cashman Field for 8-Game Homestand (April 25 – May 3)

24 Apr 2015, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Radio, Sports

51s RETURN TO CASHMAN FIELD FOR EIGHT-GAME HOMESTAND AGAINST ALBUQUERQUE AND INTRASTATE RIVAL, RENO ACES, FROM APRIL 25-MAY 3; JACOB deGROM 51s JERSEY NIGHT (SATURDAY, APRIL 25); BUDWEISER DOLLAR BEER NIGHT (THURSDAY, APRIL 30); HOMETOWN HEROES NIGHT/NOAH SYNDERGAARD POLICEMAN & FIREMAN BOBBLEHEADS (FRIDAY, MAY 1); 51s TEAM POSTER/BOY SCOUTS NIGHT (SATURDAY, MAY 2)   The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of…

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Serves Up Fresh and Fruity Summertime Desserts and Drinks

21 Apr 2015, Posted by Jay in Family, Food & Dining, News

Guests can indulge in Strawberry and Blueberry Cobbler Cheesecakes May 1 Through July 31 Red and White Sangria options also available   Grimaldi’s Pizzeria is slicing up two berry desserts perfect for the summertime with Strawberry and Blueberry Cobbler Cheesecakes. The Strawberry Cheesecake is dished up with ripe strawberries and whipped cream, and the Blueberry Cobbler Cheesecake, a vanilla and fresh blueberry delight, is served with a crunchy granola topping…

Winners Announced for the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards

20 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, News

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 50th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AWARDS   LUKE BRYAN NAMED ACM ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR   50th ACM AWARDS BREAKS GUINNESS WORLD RECORD™ TITLE FOR HIGHEST ATTENDANCE AT AN AWARDS SHOW BROADCAST   Tickets Available for 2016 ACM Party for a Cause® Festival® April 27 on Ticketmaster.com     Winners have been announced for the 50th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, a star-studded ceremony broadcast LIVE…

Photos: World debut of Papillon Group’s Golden Helicopter at 50th Anniversary

17 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in News

PAPILLON GROUP’S GOLDEN “COPTER 50″ OFFICIALLY UNVEILED DURING 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION WHAT: For the first time, Papillon Group unveiled its “Golden Helicopter” via a stunning 5-helicopter formation. The Golden Helicopter, also known as “Copter 50,” debuted at Papillon’s Boulder City Aerocenter on Thursday, April 16. The ceremonial formation symbolized five decades of operation as the world’s largest and longest-running helicopter tour company. On board the helicopters were three generations of…

Photos/Video: Chef Daniel Boulud Honored with Dom Perignon Award of Excellence At Unlvino’s Bubble-Licious at The Venetian Las Vegas

17 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in News, On The Strip

CHEF DANIEL BOULUD HONORED WITH DOM PERIGNON AWARD OF EXCELLENCE AT UNLVINO’S BUBBLE-LICIOUS AT THE VENETIAN LAS VEGAS   On Thursday, April 16, Chef Daniel Boulud received the prestigious Dom Pérignon Award of Excellence during UNLVino’s Bubble-Licious at The Venetian® Las Vegas. The James Beard Award winning chef was surrounded by his esteemed colleagues and guests when he was honored for his work as a hospitality industry leader, a recognition…

Paragon Pro Wrestling to bring professional wrestling talent to Sam’s Town Live! on May 5

17 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

Paragon Pro Wrestling to bring professional wrestling talent to Sam’s Town Live! on May 5 WHAT:  Paragon Pro Wrestling will bring together athletes like Jessy Sorensen, Chamberlain, Hammerstone, The Whirlwind Gentlemen and more to Sam’s Town Live! for an evening of world-class professional wrestling. Doors for the event open at 5 p.m. and the first fight’s bell rings at 6 p.m. This event is restricted for guests 18 years and older unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Tickets start…

This Earth Day, sustainability starts in the shower with Pureology

17 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in Fragrance and Beauty, News

Earth Day serves as a great reminder each year to be mindful of how our planet can be affected by our daily habits, starting with our daily shower routine.   Understanding the importance of water conservation, Pureology – the pioneer in ZeroSulfate® shampoos – has taken conservation measures that include designing Shampoo and Condition packaging that use 39% less water during the manufacturing process, create 100% recyclable packaging made of…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Derrick Jones Signs On Second Day Of Spring Signing Period

16 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS SIGN DERRICK JONES ON SECOND DAY OF SPRING SIGNING PERIOD 6-foot-7-inch small forward from Pennsylvania is ranked the 27th-best player in the class of 2015 by ESPN   WATCH: Jones Wins American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk Championship The UNLV men’s basketball program received a signed national letter of intent from Derrick Jones on Thursday, head coach Dave Rice has announced. Jones plans to enroll at UNLV…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER ANNOUNCES SUMMER CAMP DATES: Rebels Will Host Three Camps, 4v4 Festival At End Of May

16 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in Family, News, Sports

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER TO HOST THREE SUMMER CAMPS Rebels will also host a 4v4 soccer festival on May 30-31 The UNLV men’s soccer staff will host a total of four events this summer, with three summer camps set to take place in June and August. In addition, a 4v4 soccer festival will also be hosted by the Rebels on Memorial Day weekend.   First up will be the Rebel Soccer…

Las Vegas 51s 2015 Home Opener Friday April 17th With 5 Of The New York Mets Top Prospects

13 Apr 2015, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports, Uncategorized

The 51s Promotional Schedule starts with a post-game fireworks show on Opening Night – Friday, April 17 @ 7:05pm. To get your Opening Night Tickets…http://goo.gl/W368zm Triple-A Las Vegas has five of the top 12 New York Mets Prospects (Baseball America) to begin the 2015 Pacific Coast League season…  (L to R): LHP Steven Matz (No. 2), RHP Noah Syndergaard (No. 1), 2B Dilson Herrera (No. 4). SS Matt Reynolds (No….

Fremont Street Experience to Partner with the Firefighters of Southern Nevada and the Muscular Dystrophy Association for SlotZilla Charity Challenge

12 Apr 2015, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Charity Events, DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, News

  100% of SlotZilla™ Revenue to Benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association on April 16 Fremont Street Experience will be hosting a SlotZilla Charity Challenge with the Muscular Dystrophy Association in anticipation of the 2015 Firefighters of Southern Nevada Boot Drive. Fremont Street Experience will be donating 100% of SlotZilla revenue to the MDA on Thursday, April 16 from noon to 6 p.m. There will be a noon media event where…

From Garden To Face – Devera Naturals Skincare and Beauty Products – The Best Nature Has To Offer – Miracle Eyes and Snow Flower Creme

12 Apr 2015, Posted by Jay in Business, Fashion & Style, Fragrance and Beauty, Health, Medical, News, Reviews, Shopping

  You CAN Live In Las Vegas Without Looking Half-Baked! What great products Devera Naturals has created for those of us concious of our skincare and wanting a safe, natural and effective remedy. After using the Devera Naturals Miracle Eyes and Snow Flower Creme a short time my eyes and face were rejuvenated. My eyes didn’t look like I had been up all night (which I usually have) and the…

ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FULL LINEUP AND SPECIAL COLLABORATIONS

09 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, News

ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FULL LINEUP AND SPECIAL COLLABORATIONS FOR “ACM PRESENTS: SUPERSTAR DUETS” APRIL 17 – APRIL 18 AT GLOBE LIFE PARK IN ARLINGTON, TEXAS“ACM PRESENTS: SUPERSTAR DUETS” TO AIR FRIDAY, MAY 15 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK Ticket Packages Including ACM Awards on Sale Now at Ticketmaster.com   The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions announced the full lineup of country music luminaries…

The Australian Bee Gees Show Wins Best Tribute Show in Las Vegas

08 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, News, On The Strip

The Australian Bee Gees Show Wins Best Tribute Show in Las Vegas   The Las Vegas Review-Journal announced its annual BEST OF LAS VEGAS AWARDS and The Australian Bee Gees Show received high honors in the Entertainment Category earning Best Tribute Show, Editors Pick! Playing nightly at Excalibur Hotel & Casino, The Australian Bee Gees show entered its 5th year performing for Las Vegas audiences and has been going strong…

FAN VOTING FOR ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR AND NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARDS NOW OPEN 

08 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in Music, News

FAN VOTING FOR ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR AND NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARDS FOR THE 50TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS NOW OPEN AT VOTEACM.COM AWARDS TO BE PRESENTED DURING LIVE TELECAST FROM AT&T STADIUM IN ARLINGTON, TEXAS SUNDAY, APRIL 19, 2015 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK  The Academy of Country Music announced today that fan voting is now open for the ACM Entertainer of the Year and ACM…

Treasure Island Honors LAPD Officers

07 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in News, On The Strip

Treasure Island Honors LAPD Officers   End of Watch Memorial Wall On Display Through April 17   Now through April 17, the LAPD End of Watch Memorial Wall will be on display at Treasure Island in Siren’s Cove. The travelling exhibit is dedicated to the 207 Los Angeles Police Department officers who have fallen in the line of duty. The End of Watch memorial wall features all six LAPD badges in chronological order, surrounded by the names of…

Bellagio Completes Resort-Wide Room and Suite Remodel

07 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in Hotels, News, On The Strip

Bellagio Completes Resort-Wide Room and Suite Remodel Offering Vibrant Collection of Luxury Accommodations Raising the standard in guest service and luxury accommodations yet again, Bellagio recently completed the remodel of the final 403 suites in the resort’s main tower. This marks the conclusion of an approximately $165 million remodel that began in 2011 and encompassed all 3,933 of the resort’s rooms and suites. “Our team has developed an incredible collection…

Mandalay Bay Convention Center Expansion on Schedule to Open Phase 1 in August

07 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in News, On The Strip

Mandalay Bay Convention Center Expansion on Schedule to Open Phase 1 in August with Key Construction Features Completed Las Vegas’ Premier Meetings and Convention Destination Completes Underground Parking Garage, Construction Footings and Columns   Group business is booming and so is construction on the Mandalay Bay Convention Center expansion, adding 350,000 square feet of exhibit space, more carpeted ballroom space and 900 underground parking spaces for a total of more…

Video/Photos: The Venetian Las Vegas Reveal The Secrets Behind The Gondolier University Program

03 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, News, On The Strip

  THE VENETIAN LAS VEGAS REVEAL THE SECRETS  BEHIND THE GONDOLIER UNIVERSITY PROGRAM  On Friday, April 3, The Venetian Las Vegas began the annual process of selecting gondoliers to be a part of the resort’s celebrated Grand Canal Gondola guest experience. Out of 100 applications, 12 made the cut to advance to the certification Jump Test at the Outdoor Grand Canal, testing their ability to swim. Candidates had to jump…

PHOTOS: Chef Rick Moonen Honored With “Rick Moonen Day” Proclamation Courtesy Of Mayor Carolyn Goodman

01 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in News

CHEF RICK MOONEN HONORED WITH “RICK MOONEN DAY” PROCLAMATION COURTESY OF MAYOR CAROLYN GOODMAN Today, (Wednesday, April 1, 2015) restaurateur and advocate for sustainable seafood Chef Rick Moonen received a City of Las Vegas proclamation from Mayor Carolyn Goodman on the zaniest day of the year, declaring April 1 as “Rick Moonen Day,” or as Moonen likes to call it “Moonen No Foolin’ Day,” in honor of the fun-loving chef…

ADDITIONAL PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED FOR “ACM PRESENTS: SUPERSTAR DUETS”  

01 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, News

    ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL PERFORMERS FOR “ACM PRESENTS: SUPERSTAR DUETS” JOHN ANDERSON, DEANA CARTER, ERIC CHURCH, BRANDY CLARK, BRETT ELDREDGE, SARA EVANS, BRANTLEY GILBERT, HUNTER HAYES, ALAN JACKSON, ASHLEY MONROE, KIP MOORE, DAVID LEE MURPHY, JOE NICHOLS, JAKE OWEN, REBA, MARTY STUART, COLE SWINDELL, KEITH URBAN, BROOKS & DUNN, LADY ANTEBELLUM & THE BAND PERRY ADDED TO TWO-DAY MUSIC FESTIVAL LINEUP APRIL 17 – APRIL 18 AT GLOBE LIFE…

Video/ Photos: Madame Tussauds Las Vegas, Blue Man Group Las Vegas Pull April Fool’s Prank on Unsuspecting Guests

01 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in Comedy, News

MADAME TUSSAUDS LAS VEGAS, BLUE MAN GROUP LAS VEGAS PULL APRIL FOOL’S PRANK ON UNSUSPECTING GUESTS   WHAT:                  Madame Tussauds’ wax figures look so real, they could just come to life – surprised and delighted guests discovered just that when Madame Tussauds Las Vegas and Blue Man Group teamed up for the ultimate April Fool’s Day prank. The April Fool’s stunt was executed in good nature with guests laughing hysterically…

Gene Simmons Authorized Parody Book On Sale Today

31 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in books, News

Gene Simmons Authorized Parody Book On Sale Today       Foreword by GENE SIMMONS   We are all privileged to share a planet with Gene Simmons.  Not only has he sold more than one hundred million albums with KISS, he has also sold roughly two billion dollars’ worth of merchandise, including his bestselling books, KISS and Make-Up and Me, Inc.  Now, in the spirit of Chuck Norris Facts, with authorization by…

Las Vegas Casino Owner Stands to Claim $1 Million Bet on Michigan State Winning NCAA Tournament

31 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, News

AN UNDERDOG WAGER: LAS VEGAS CASINO OWNER STANDS TO CLAIM $1 MILLION BET ON MICHIGAN STATE WINNING NCAA TOURNAMENT  Derek Stevens, CEO of the D Las Vegas, Places Unprecedented Gamble at Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino Derek Stevens, co-owner and CEO of the D Las Vegas Casino Hotel and Golden Gate Hotel and Casino, is wagering big to see his home state school, Michigan State, pull off an underdog victory…

STOP, It’s Hammerhead Time at Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay

31 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in News, On The Strip

STOP, It’s Hammerhead Time at Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay Two Scalloped Hammerheads Join the Aquarium’s Diverse Family of Sharks Two new curious creatures are lurking beneath the surface at Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The attraction’s newest residents, a pair of Scalloped Hammerheads, were recently introduced into the 1.3-million-gallon Shipwreck exhibit. Distinguished by the unusual shape of their heads, Scalloped Hammerheads reside in coastal…

The Venetian And The Palazzo Las Vegas Celebrated Earth Hour With Unique Candlelight Display

31 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in News, On The Strip

The Venetian And The Palazzo Las Vegas Celebrated  Earth Hour With Unique Candlelight Display   The Venetian®, The Palazzo®, and Sands Expo celebrated Earth Hour 2015 on Saturday, March 28, from 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. with a unique candlelight display at Doge’s Palace Plaza in front of The Venetian.  The resorts also turned off the marquees and non-essential outdoor lighting.   Members of the public, resort team members and…

Rampart Casino’s BINGO ROOM NAMED “BEST OF LAS VEGAS” in Review Journal’s 2015 Reader’s poll

30 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in Casinos, News

  Rampart Casino’s BINGO ROOM NAMED “BEST OF LAS VEGAS” in Review Journal’s 2015 Reader’s poll RJ’s Best of Las Vegas Title Awarded During Bingo Room’s First Year   Within just 11 months of opening, the Bingo Room at Rampart Casino has won the Best Bingo award in the 2015 RJ Reader’s Poll. “We are honored to win this award and are very excited to make our mark within Bingo’s…

Next Round of ACM Award Performers Announced – April 19th / AT&T Stadium – Arlington, TX

30 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, News

CHRISTINA AGUILERA TO PERFORM SURPRISE DUET   BROOKS & DUNN REUNITE FOR A HISTORIC PERFORMANCE – THEIR FIRST TELEVISED PERFORMANCE TOGETHER SINCE 2010  PLUS ALAN JACKSON, MARTINA MCBRIDE, BRAD PAISLEY, LADY ANTEBELLUM, LITTLE BIG TOWN, RASCAL FLATTS,  AND SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY NICK JONAS & DAN + SHAY  ADDED TO EPIC LINEUP OF PERFORMERS ON THE 50TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AWARDS  BROADCAST LIVE FROM AT&T STADIUM IN ARLINGTON, TEXAS SUNDAY,…

LUDACRIS & CHRISSY TEIGEN TO HOST THE “2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS” 

30 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, News, On The Strip

HIP-HOP ARTIST AND ACTOR LUDACRIS & TV HOST AND SUPERMODEL CHRISSY TEIGEN TO HOST THE “2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS”The “2015 Billboard Music Awards” Returns to ABC Sunday, May 17 at 8pm ET“2015 Billboard Music Awards” Finalists to be Announced on “Good Morning America” on Tuesday, April 7      ABC and dick clark productions have announced that the “2015 Billboard Music Awards” is set to return to ABC and will…