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UNLV MEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Rebels Look For Second Road Win Saturday At Gonzaga

17 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER LOOKS FOR SECOND ROAD WIN OF SEASON SATURDAY AT GONZAGA Rebels own nation’s longest shutout streak The No. 23 UNLV men’s soccer team returns to action on Saturday, Sept. 20, with a road contest at Gonzaga in Spokane, Wash., starting at 1 pm. The Rebels currently hold a 5-0-1 mark, giving them the third best record in the nation (as of games played through Sept. 16). Their…

Las Vegas Legends Signed New Head Coach Doug Borgel

17 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

Las Vegas Legends Signed New Head Coach Doug Borgel MASL team introduced and officially signed coach at McMullen’s Irish Pub yesterday among players, fans and media; released full schedule for 2014-2015 season The Las Vegas Legends, Las Vegas’ only current major league sports team, yesterday announced and officially signed new head coach Doug Borgel. Celebrating among players, fans and media, Legends’ owner and president Meir Cohen welcomed Borgel to the…

The Venetian And The Palazzo Las Vegas Wins 2014 Plantscape Institute Of America Diamond Award

16 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, On The Strip

VENETIAN® AND THE PALAZZO® LAS VEGAS WINS 2014 PLANTSCAPE INSTITUTE OF AMERICA DIAMOND AWARD Fall into ECO 360° design highlights sustainability efforts of The Venetian and The Palazzo The floral and horticulture team at The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas recently received the 2014 Diamond Plantscape Award from the Plantscape Institute of America (PIA), for the 2013 Fall Into ECO 360° installation. The annual awards program recognizes and celebrates…

Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour, in Partnership with The Public Education Foundation, Announces “Why Reading is Magical” Essay Contest

16 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in Family, News

Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour, in Partnership with The Public Education Foundation, Announces “Why Reading is Magical” Essay Contest Essay contest involving fifth grade students across the Clark County School District to enhance their passion for reading Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour, in Partnership with The Public Education Foundation, Announces “Why Reading is Magical” Essay Contest Harrah’s Comedy-Magician Mac King and The Public Education Foundation announce an essay contest involving…

AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS TICKETS GO ON SALE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC ON SEPTEMBER 19TH AT AXS.COM

16 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in Music, News

AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS TICKETS GO ON SALE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC ON SEPTEMBER 19th AT AXS.COM The 42nd Annual AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS to broadcast Live from Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on November 23, 2014 on ABC 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM ET/PT   dick clark productions and AEG announced today that tickets for the 42nd Annual AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS go on sale to the public beginning Friday, September 19 at…

GRAND WAILEA RESORT WINS FOUR BEST OF MAUI AWARDS FROM THE ISLAND’S NUMBER ONE NEWSPAPER

15 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in Food & Dining, Hotels, News, Salons and Spas

GRAND WAILEA RESORT WINS AN UNPRECEDENTED FOUR BEST OF MAUI AWARDS FROM THE ISLAND’S NUMBER ONE NEWSPAPER Best Resort, Best Spa, Best Restaurant and Best Chef   Although Hawaii welcomes millions of visitors from around the world each year, the 50th state has also made an art of welcoming local residents to their hotels and attractions with a range of special rate offers called Kamaʻaina (literally “child of the land”)…

Langdon Flynn Names Michelle St. Angelo Vice President

15 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News

Langdon Flynn Names Michelle St. Angelo Vice President   Langdon Flynn Communications, a Las Vegas-based Public Relations firm, today announced the promotion of Michelle St. Angelo to the role of Vice President. St. Angelo had served as the firm’s Director of Development for the previous three years.   “Three years ago we made the decision to bring Michelle in to our firm,” said Steve Flynn. “It was one of the…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Rebels Ranked No. 23, First National Ranking Since 1992

15 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV’S MEN’S SOCCER RECEIVES FIRST NATIONAL TOP-25 RANKING SINCE 1992 Rebels are No. 23 in this week’s TopDrawerSoccer.com Poll Thanks to its 5-0-1 start to the season which includes last week’s 1-0 upset of No. 14 UMBC, the UNLV men’s soccer team has made its first appearance in a national top-25 poll since 1992, coming in at No. 23 in this week’s TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 25 Poll. The Rebels began the…

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Hosts Perfect Pizza Art and Essay Contest for Clark County School District Students in Grades K-8

15 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in Food & Dining, News

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Hosts Perfect Pizza Art and Essay Contest for Clark County School District Students in Grades K-8 CCSD school with the most entries will receive $1,000 donation Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, famous for its award-winning, hand-tossed, coal-fired brick oven pizzas and calzones, in partnership with the Clark County School District School-Community Partnership Program, will host a Perfect Pizza Art and Essay Contest. The contest is open to all students in elementary…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels To Hold Slam Dunk Social For Ladies On Oct. 11

15 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS TO HOLD CLINIC FOR WOMEN The Slam Dunk Social for Ladies will offer a behind-the-scenes experience and a crash course in Runnin’ Rebel basketball   The UNLV men’s basketball program will host the Slam Dunk Social for Ladies on Saturday, October 11, from 1:30-4:00 p.m. at the Mendenhall Center. The event is a basketball clinic for women that will offer a behind-the-scenes experience and a crash course in…

Modern Mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim Announces Vodka Distilled Book Tour Throughout October

12 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in books, News

MODERN MIXOLOGIST TONY ABOU-GANIM ANNOUNCES  VODKA DISTILLED BOOK TOUR THROUGHOUT OCTOBER Renowned innovator and curator of cocktails, Tony Abou-Ganim will be kicking off his October book tour for Vodka Distilled with a special event in Las Vegas on October 3rd just in time for National Vodka Day. This dynamic book tour will visit an array of cities across the United States throughout the month of October, simultaneously providing both education about all things vodka…

The Dean Guitar Operator Series – $50 of each sale donated to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation

12 Sep 2014, Posted by Jay in Charity Events, Music, News

While we will never forget the tragedy of 9/11 there are are many stories of courage and honor. The story of how a Special Operations team road into Afghanistan following 9/11 on horseback is but one of them.   The Special Operations team was sent into Afghanistan to help the Northern Alliance push the Taliban out of the country.  The conditions awaiting them dictated that they do something no American military had…

The Great Kat 9/11 Never Forget Quickie, Hot “Goddess” Video from The Great Kat’s “Digital Beethoven On Cyberspeed” CD/CD-ROM

12 Sep 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, Entertainment, Music, News, Nightlife, Video

The Great Kat – Versatile Violin/Guitar Icon The versatile Juilliard graduate violin virtuoso turned “Top 10 Fastest Shredders of All Time” (Guitar One Magazine), The Great Kat switches from her signature fireworks and phenomenal guitar shredding to Classical violin pyrotechnics, now available for the first time as ringtones.  Customize your iPhone with The Great Kat’s Shred/Classical hits (Beethoven, Bach, Vivaldi, Liszt) along with original shred metal music.  One of The…

Wake Up With Craft Coffee and Vegas24Seven.com – Order Now With Discount Coupon Code

12 Sep 2014, Posted by Jay in Business, Coupons & Discounts, Food & Dining, News, Reviews, Travel

Wake up and smell the coffee. Savor it too. If you like coffee like Vegas24Seven.com likes coffee then you will LOVE Craft Coffee and their DNA program. We completed the DNA process, told them about ourselves and what coffee we liked and custom blended Craft Coffee arrived at our doorstep. Not just any coffee, but three great and completely different coffees from Columbia, Ethiopia and Indonesia. It was a bold,…

UNLV WOMEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Rebels At Utah And Utah Valley This Weekend

11 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV WOMEN’S SOCCER AT UTAH AND UTAH VALLEY THIS WEEKEND Rebels play a pair in the Beehive State The UNLV women’s soccer team (3-1) returns to action this weekend after a rare bye week, with a Friday night contest at Utah at 6:30 pm (PT), followed by a Sunday, Sept. 14 game at Utah Valley at 1 pm (PT).         The Rebels’ last contest was a 3-0…

NOW PLAYING: FRESH PRODUCE – Entertainment Venue at Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall Transformed to Farmers’ Market Every Thursday

10 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in Food & Dining, News

NOW PLAYING: FRESH PRODUCE Entertainment Venue at Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall Transformed to Farmers’ Market Every Thursday Sam’s Town Live!, located inside Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, is home to a new, indoor weekly farmers’ market – every Thursday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Several farmers and vendors will offer a variety of products, including seasonal fruits and vegetables, herbs, breads and other items. Market attendees can anticipate something different every week,…

For 200th Birthday, Star Spangled Banner Gets a 21st Century Treatment, Complete with Rockets Red Glare

10 Sep 2014, Posted by Jay in Entertainment, Family, Music, News, Nightlife

Fireworks by Grucci to Create “Pixelated” American Flag Over Fort McHenry with State of the Art Pyrotechnics   The explosive highlight of Baltimore’s “Star Spangled Spectacular”, the weeklong series of free events to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Francis Scott Key’s “Star Spangled Banner”, will be a pixel-by-pixel pyrotechnic display of Old Glory in the sky above Fort McHenry , a 21st century reimagining of the sights and sounds that…

JOHN ZITO ELECTRIC JAM EVERY WEDNESDAY – COUNTS VAMP’D ROCK BAR AND GRILL – NEW TIME 9:00PM

10 Sep 2014, Posted by Jay in Entertainment, Food & Dining, Music, News, Nightlife

  Zito Jam is back every Wed. in September at Count’s Vamp’d, 6750 W. Sahara Ave. with John Zito, Barry Barnes and Paul DiSibio. Full backline provided, bring your instrument of choice, guitarist’s bring your own pedal board, bands welcome! Great food and drink specials, never a cover charge. John Zito Band consists of John Zito on lead guitar, slide, dobro, and vocals, Barry Barnes on bass and Paul DiSibio…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Mellies Named WAC Defensive Player Of The Week

08 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV’S KYLE MELLIES NAMED WAC MEN’S SOCCER DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Senior earns second career weekly honor from the WAC UNLV’s Kyle Mellies has been named the Western Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. This is the second straight week a Rebel has received a weekly honor from the conference, as Salvador Bernal was the Offensive Player of the Week…

The September Nevermind Exclusively for Paper Fox collection at Shoedazzle

06 Sep 2014, Posted by Jay in Business, Fashion & Style, News, Shopping

Nevermind Exclusively for Paper Fox is a premium denim collection designed in Los Angeles. It features authentic vintage washes and fashion-forward silhouettes and fits. This exclusive collection releases new styles monthly and offers sizes 24-36. Prices start at $69.95 for VIP Members* and $110.95 MSRP.   *VIP Membership: VIP Elite is ShoeDazzle’s premiere membership. Perks include members-only pricing, free shipping, exclusive deals, special previews and more. Membership is just $39.95…

Opportunity Village to Benefit from Auction of One-of-a-Kind 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas

06 Sep 2014, Posted by Jay in Charity Events, News, Video

Opportunity Village to Benefit from Auction of One-of-a-Kind 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas One-of-a-Kind 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat VIN0001 to be Auctioned at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas to Benefit Opportunity Village Dodge to auction first production 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, the fastest and most powerful muscle car ever, during Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas with all proceeds benefitting Opportunity Village Iconic one-of-one Challenger SRT Hellcat features Viper-exclusive…

DIVIDED HEAVEN ANNOUNCES SEPTEMBER US TOUR – DEAD FRETS SUPPORTING – IN LAS VEGAS SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 13TH AT ARTISTIC ARMORY

05 Sep 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, Entertainment, Music, News, Nightlife, Radio, Video

Non-stop touring is an understatement for LA-based band, Divided Heaven. This year, they’ve already toured North America, Europe and Japan, in addition to several dates on the 2014 Vans Warped Tour, and have just announced a fall tour.   Divided Heaven, which has toured mostly solo, is heading out full band along the west coast, and including stops in Portland, Seattle, and Las Vegas before finishing up in Los Angeles….

2015 Wet‘n’Wild Season Passes Now On Sale – Buy 3, get 1 free until Sept. 28

05 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in Family, News

2015 Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas Season Passes Now On Sale Buy 3, get 1 free until Sept. 28   Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas is now selling Season Passes for 2015.  As an added value to guests, the water park is offering a special “Buy 3 Season Passes and Get 1 Free” offer until Sunday, Sept. 28. All 2015 Season Passes may be used to enjoy the rest of the 2014 season, which…

GRAND WAILEA ANNOUNCES ROOM RENOVATION & RESORT ENHANCEMENTS — Contemporary Guest Room Reimagining

04 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in Hotels, News

  GRAND WAILEA ANNOUNCES ROOM RENOVATION & RESORT ENHANCEMENTS Contemporary Guest Room Reimagining, Pool & WIFI Upgrades and Sustainability    All Carpet from Recycled Material Including Discarded Nylon Fishing Nets from the Pacific  A landmark on the beautiful island of Maui for the past two decades, Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, is announcing a $30 million rennovation – which includes all new guest room interiors as well as upgrades…

PLAYSTUDIOS Partners with Station Casinos to Provide Las Vegas Local Rewards

04 Sep 2014, Posted by Jay in Business, Casinos, DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Hotels, News, On The Strip, Video

PLAYSTUDIOS Partners with Station Casinos to Provide Las Vegas Local Rewards   myVEGAS Rewards Now Available At Red Rock Resort Green Valley Ranch Resort, and Palace Station   PLAYSTUDIOS, a developer of free-to-play casino games, today announced that it has inked a deal with Station Casinos to offer rewards from three of their Las Vegas-area casinos: AAA Four Diamond-rated Red Rock Resort and Green Valley Ranch Resort as well as…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Daquan Cook Suffers Knee Injury

04 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

DAQUAN COOK SUFFERS KNEE INJURY UNLV men’s basketball junior guard has torn ACL, will use 2014-15 season as redshirt year UNLV men’s basketball junior Daquan Cook has suffered a torn right anterior cruciate ligament and will miss the upcoming season, head coach Dave Rice announced Wednesday. Cook, a 6-foot-1-inch, 170-pound guard from Baltimore, Md., will use the 2014-15 season as a redshirt year and will have two years of eligibility…

Las Vegas 51s Host Reno Aces in PCL Conference Championship Series (Sept. 3-4) – Mountain Ridge Little League Team at 51s Game (Wed., Sept. 3)

03 Sep 2014, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Radio, Sports

2014 PCL PACIFIC SOUTHERN DIVISION CHAMPIONS FACE INTRASTATE RIVAL THE RENO ACES IN PCL CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES BEST-OF-5 FROM SEPTEMBER 3rd – 7th HOST GAMES #1 & #2 ON WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 3-4 AT CASHMAN FIELD AT 7:05 P.M.  Mountain Ridge Little League Team at 51s Game (Wed., Sept. 3) The Las Vegas 51s (81-63, .563) professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Bernal Picks Up More Honors, Rebels Earn No. 6 Regional Ranking

02 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER’S BERNAL PICKS UP MORE WEEKLY HONORS Rebels also receive first region ranking since 2008   The honors keep rolling in for UNLV’s Salvador Bernal, as the senior forward was named to the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week, and also selected as College Sports Madness WAC Player of the Week, it was announced on Tuesday. On Monday, Bernal earned his first-ever national weekly honor when he…

$5,000 Royal Flush Jackpot Winner at Hotel Nevada

02 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in Casinos, News

$5,000 Royal Flush Jackpot Winner at Hotel Nevada On Tuesday, August 26, Reno resident Gary P. hit a $5,000 royal flush while playing one of Hotel Nevada’s $.25 denomination Game King machines. “The Club” at Hotel Nevada is the perfect way to receive information on slot and table game promotions, special events and hotel offers. Members receive 5,000 free points added to their account for signing up as well as…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Bernal Picks Up National Weekly Honors

01 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV’S SALVADOR BERNAL PICKS UP NATIONAL WEEKLY MEN’S SOCCER TEAM HONORS  Senior also named the WAC Player of the Week For the second time in two years a UNLV men’s soccer player has earned national team of the week honors after a win over Bradley, as forward Salvador Bernal was named to the  College Soccer News  Team of the Week on Monday. Bernal also received his first-ever conference weekly honor…