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Wally Backman Returns For Third Season As Manager of the Las Vegas 51s

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

  WALLY BACKMAN RETURNS FOR THIRD SEASON AS MANAGER OF THE LAS VEGAS 51S FOR THE 2015 CAMPAIGN JACK VOIGT NAMED HITTING COACH FRANK VIOLA RETURNS AS PITCHING COACH     The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets and the 2013 & 2014 Pacific Conference Southern Division Champions, announced today, in conjunction with the Mets Media Relations…

Vegas Attraction Passport Launches, Offering Admission Discounts to 4 Attractions, 1 Tour

27 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, On The Strip

VEGAS ATTRACTION PASSPORT OFFERS DEEP DISCOUNT FOR ADMISSION TO FOUR ATTRACTIONS, ONE TOUR Passport Includes Admission to Madame Tussauds Las Vegas, The Mob Museum, CSI: The Experience, The Venetian Outdoor Gondola Ride and One-Day Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket on Big Bus Tours at 40 Percent Savings  Fun-loving Las Vegas visitors have a brand-new, value-oriented way to enjoy some of Las Vegas’ most exciting experiences: the Vegas Attraction Passport. Launched this month…

Big League Weekend – Oakland A’s vs Chicago Cubs, March 13-14 Individual Game Tickets On Sale Monday January 26th

21 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, On The Strip, Sports, Travel

  2015 BIG LEAGUE WEEKEND OAKLAND A’S VS. CHICAGO CUBS FRIDAY-SATURDAY MARCH 13-14 CASHMAN FIELD INDIVIDUAL GAME TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY, JANUARY 26 AT NOON   The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and the Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, announced today that individual game tickets for the Major League Baseball exhibition games featuring the…

Boyd Gaming’s Historic California Hotel & Casino Celebrates 40th Anniversary in 2015

20 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Casinos, DownTown Las Vegas, Food & Dining

Boyd Gaming’s Historic California Hotel & Casino Celebrates 40th Anniversary in 2015 Downtown Veteran Casino and Popular Hawaiian-Themed Destination Celebrates a Milestone Having opened its doors on January 1, 1975, the California Hotel and Casino commemorates its 40th year in 2015. A staple in downtown Las Vegas hospitality and culture, “The Cal” has welcomed locals and tourists alike with its casual atmosphere, delectable food and beverage offerings and Aloha atmosphere. “It has been an incredible 40 years in which…

Mob Museum Presents an Evening with Sandra Lasky, Feb 18

19 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment

THE MOB MUSEUM PRESENTS “DAUGHTER OF THE KING – AN EVENING WITH SANDRA LANSKY,” WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 6 P.M. On Wednesday, February 18, at 6 p.m., The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, will present “Daughter of the King – An Evening with Sandra Lansky.” The only daughter of one of America’s most notorious Mob bosses, Meyer Lansky, will discuss her memoir, “Daughter of the…

Mob Museum Offers Black History Month Tours, Fri & Sat in February

16 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas

THE MOB MUSEUM TO OFFER BLACK HISTORY MONTH TOURS SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS IN FEBRUARY During Black History Month in February The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, will offer special guided tours each Saturday and Sunday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. highlighting the African American role in organized crime and law enforcement, from the Great Migration to the present day. The tours will feature several…

Fremont Street Experience to Start 2015 with a SlotZilla Charity Challenge with the Firefighters of Southern Nevada

14 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Charity Events, DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

100% of SlotZilla™ Revenue to Benefit  Firefighters of Southern Nevada Burn Foundation on Jan. 15 Fremont Street Experience will be kicking off their first SlotZilla Charity Challenge of 2015 by partnering with the Firefighters of Southern Nevada. They will be donating 100% of SlotZilla revenue to the Firefighters of Southern Nevada Burn Foundation on Thursday, January 15 from noon to 6 p.m. The event will feature firefighters and chiefs from…

Boyd Gaming’s newest dining experience – California Noodle House – debuts at the California Hotel and Casino

13 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, Food & Dining

Boyd Gaming’s newest dining experience – California Noodle House – debuts at the California Hotel and Casino Marrying a comfortable, modern environment with delectable flavors from throughout the Pacific Rim, the California Noodle House is Downtown Las Vegas’ newest dining destination. True to its tagline – “Signature noodle dishes … and so much more” – the new California Hotel and Casino restaurant aims to create a unique and appealing, open and welcoming dining experience that delights the eyes as well as the tastebuds….

The Mob Museum Partners with Plaza Hotel & Casino on First Traveling Exhibit

12 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment

  THE MOB MUSEUM PARTNERS WITH PLAZA HOTEL & CASINO ON FIRST TRAVELING EXHIBIT The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, has partnered with Plaza Hotel & Casino on a brand-new  exhibition, which will remain on view until June 30, 2015. Designed to place even more of the Museum’s robust artifact collection on public view, as well as introduce the Museum to a larger audience,…

Mob Museum Adds Audio Tours in Four New Languages

17 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas

    THE MOB MUSEUM TO DEBUT AUDIO TOURS IN FOUR LANGUAGES THIS FEBRUARY ]For the first time,  The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, will make audio tours available to its visitors. Recorded in English, Spanish, Mandarin and Portuguese, the tours will enable the Museum to speak to a wider audience, including the growing number of international visitors that travel to Las Vegas each…

Get in the Holiday Spirit with Fremont Street Experience’s Grand Menorah Lighting Ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 16

15 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas

  Get in the Holiday Spirit with the Annual Grand Menorah Lighting Ceremony at Fremont Street Experience Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman to light the Grand Menorah on Tuesday, December 16 WHAT: Get in the holiday spirit with festive lighting ceremonies and holiday themed entertainment at Fremont Street Experience this season. Once again, the famous neon lights of the Viva Vision canopy will be complemented with a touch of holiday spirit as…

January and February show listings at The Smith Center

13 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Music

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts January-February Performance Listings Address: 361 Symphony Park Avenue Las Vegas, NV 89106 Phone: The Smith Center box office – 702-749-2000 Website Address: www.TheSmithCenter.com Attractions / Tours The Smith Center Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. Free to he public The Smith Center for the Performing Arts offers free, guided walking tours of the world-class campus on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. highlighting…

The Mob Museum Adds Three New Exhibits, On Display Now

11 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas

NEW EXHIBIT ITEMS FROM BOARDWALK EMPIRE, NUCKY JOHNSON, THE SOPRANOS ADDED TO THE MOB MUSEUM’S COLLECTION   Three new exhibit items are now on view at The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement.  The Museum actively seeks artifacts to broaden and deepen its collection, pursuing artifacts that help tell the story of the historic battle between organized crime and law enforcement, as well as the…

Downtown’s Newest Restaurant, Glutton, Opens Jan 2015

11 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, Food & Dining

DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS’ NEWEST RESTAURANT, GLUTTON, THE PLACE TO ENJOY LIFE’S INDULGENCES, TO OPEN JANUARY 2015   A heartfelt passion for savoring life’s flavor drives Chef Bradley Manchester, who will debut Glutton in downtown Las Vegas next month. Glutton will feature an eclectic menu of New American cuisine for lunch and dinner daily, as well as brunch on Sundays. The exact opening date will be announced in the coming weeks….

Fremont Street Experience Celebrates NFR with 28th Annual Downtown Hoedown, 12 Days of Country

26 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Music

  Fremont Street Experience Celebrates NFR with 28th Annual Downtown Hoedown, 12 Days of Country Neon Country Nights to Bring Country Flavor to Downtown Las Vegas 28th Annual Downtown Hoedown welcomes National Finals Rodeo to Las Vegas 12 Days of Country returns to Fremont Street Experience, beginning Dec. 3 with the 28th Annual Downtown Hoedown and running through Dec. 14.  This year’s 12 Days of Country, which celebrates the return…

2015 BIG LEAGUE WEEKEND FEATURES OAKLAND A’S VS. CHICAGO CUBS ON FRIDAY-SATURDAY, MARCH 13-14 AT CASHMAN FIELD

22 Nov 2014, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports, Travel

  The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and the Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, announced today the schedule for the 2015 Big League Weekend at Cashman Field.   The Chicago Cubs will make their 11th straight appearance to Las Vegas for two games against the Oakland A’s on Friday and Saturday, March 13 and…

Rock ‘n’ Roll into 2015 at Downtown Countdown New Year’s Eve Celebration at Fremont Street Experience

17 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, Music

Rock ‘n’ Roll into 2015 at Downtown Countdown New Year’s Eve Celebration at Fremont Street Experience     Rock ‘n’ Roll into the new year during the Downtown Countdown New Year’s Eve 2015 Celebration taking place Wednesday, Dec. 31 from 6 p.m. to 3:30 a.m. at Fremont Street Experience in fabulous downtown Las Vegas. This year the ultimate New Year’s Eve street party is themed TributePalooza and features 13 of…

Tickets for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat on sale 11/21 – with American Idol’s Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young

12 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, Music

NEW NATIONAL TOUR OF STARRING DIANA DeGARMO AS “NARRATOR” AND ACE YOUNG AS “JOSEPH” IS COMING TO LAS VEGAS JAN. 20-25 AT THE SMITH CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Tickets for the enduring musical go on sale Nov. 21 JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, one of the most enduring shows of all time, will play The Smith Center for the Performing Arts Jan. 20-25. Directed and choreographed by Tony…

CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING AT THE D LAS VEGAS WITH ENTICING HOLIDAY MENUS AT D GRILL AND ANDIAMO

10 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, Food & Dining

CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING AT THE D LAS VEGAS WITH ENTICING HOLIDAY MENUS AT D GRILL AND ANDIAMO Feast on Holiday Classics at Contemporary-Casual D Grill or Indulge in Season-Inspired Specialties at Award-Winning Andiamo Italian Steakhouse     This Thanksgiving, the D Las Vegas invites guests to dine downtown with the creation of special holiday menus served at Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Italian Steakhouse and D Grill on Thursday, Nov. 27.   Guests…

DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS EVENTS CENTER SALUTES SERVICE MEMBERS WITH FREE TICKETS TO BRET MICHAELS’ LIFE ROCKS TOUR CONCERT

31 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, Music

  DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS EVENTS CENTER SALUTES SERVICE MEMBERS WITH FREE TICKETS TO BRET MICHAELS’ LIFE ROCKS TOUR CONCERT New Events Center Offers FREE Tickets to Veterans, Active Duty Military, Law Enforcement, Fire Service and All Medical Personnel for Friday, November 7 Event    The Downtown Las Vegas Events Center (DLV) salutes service men and women by offering FREE general admission tickets with presentation of ID to Bret Michaels’ Life…

Winner of Downtown Grand’s First Anniversary Cocktail Contest Revealed

30 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, News

PURPLE GANG COCKTAIL BY S+O RESTAURANT BARTENDER BRIAN HANNIS WINS DOWNTOWN GRAND’S FIRST ANNIVERSARY COCKTAIL CONTEST Hannis to Compete in The Mob Museum’s Boss of the Bars Cocktail Competition on Repeal Day, Dec. 5 Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino held a cocktail contest among its property bartenders on Monday, Oct. 27, to commemorate its first anniversary. The winning cocktail, named The Purple Gang and created by S+O Restaurant bartender Brian…

The Mob Museum Hosts Repeal Day Party, Dec 5

30 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment

    THE MOB MUSEUM HOSTS ANNUAL REPEAL DAY PARTY, SPONSORED BY JOHNSON BROTHERS, AND BOSS OF THE BARS COCKTAIL CONTEST FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5 This Repeal Day, December 5,  The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, will once again become THE most spirited place in the nation to celebrate the anniversary of the end of Prohibition (December 5, 1933). Join Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman and…

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts December – January Performance Listing

30 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Music

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts **December – January Performance Listings**   Address:              361 Symphony Park Avenue Las Vegas, NV  89106 Phone: The Smith Center box office – 702-749-2000   Website Address: www.TheSmithCenter.com     Attractions / Tours The Smith Center Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. Free to the public The Smith Center for the Performing Arts offers free, guided walking tours of the world-class campus on…

BRET MICHAELS BRINGS LIFE ROCKS TOUR TO DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS EVENTS CENTER FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7

28 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, Music

BRET MICHAELS BRINGS LIFE ROCKS TOUR TO DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS EVENTS CENTER FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7 $5 From Each Concert Ticket Will Benefit Legendary Rocker’s Life Rocks Foundation    The Downtown Las Vegas Events Center (DLV) will host Bret Michaels’ Life Rocks Tour with a concert for a cause held under the stars on Friday, Nov. 7. Five dollars from every ticket will go directly to Bret Michaels’ own Life Rocks Foundation,…

Celebrate This Holiday Season At the Neon Museum, Nov. 28 – Jan 1

28 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment

MERRY AND BRIGHT IN VEGAS: NEON MUSEUM TO BE LIGHTED FOR THE HOLIDAYS, NOV. 28 – JAN. 1 Ornament Making, Holiday Caroling Events for Families to Take Place at December to Remember Event, Sat., Dec. 13 The Neon Museum Boneyard’s collection of more than 150 vintage neon signs will be illuminated with a special, holiday-inspired palette of lights—red, green, gold, blue and white—beginning Sun., Nov. 28, through Thurs., Jan. 1….

The Mob Museum Launches New Mobcast, Reaching Globals Audiences

28 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment

  THE MOB MUSEUM LAUNCHES MOBCAST, ITS NEW DIGITAL CONTENT PROGRAM DESIGNED TO REACH A GLOBAL AUDIENCE Now, fans of The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, can have access to informative Museum content no matter where they are. This month, the Museum debuts Mobcast, original videos hosted online featuring historians, authors, veterans of law enforcement agencies and others. The objective of Mobcast is to…

The D Las Vegas to Host “Inspired by the D” Pop-Up Space at Life Is Beautiful

23 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment

  THE D LAS VEGAS TO HOST “INSPIRED by the D” POP-UP SPACE AT LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL Downtown Casino Hotel Invites Attendees to Hit the Beach, Be Creative and Spread Happiness Embracing the whimsy and spirit of Life Is Beautiful, the D Las Vegas will host “INSPIRED by the D” – a pop-up space in the heart of the three-day festival in Downtown Las Vegas.   For the second year,…

Malfunkshun At Backstage Bar and Billiards – Saturday, November 22nd Supported by The Solid Suns, Viridian, Clouds Under The Sky – Band Info, Tour Info, Upcoming Release

22 Oct 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Music, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Travel

Legendary MALFUNKSHUN make their way through California and into Las Vegas for a show at Backstage Bar and Billiards on Saturday November 22nd. LINK TO TICKETS Malfunkshun are often credited – or blamed – for helping to start the whole Seattle grunge movement, although they weren’t a grunge band. The band was the first to put singer Andrew Wood into the spotlight. Andrew would later go on to front Mother…

Fremont Street Experience to Host Halloween FlightFest

22 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Charity Events, DownTown Las Vegas

  Fremont Street Experience to Host Halloween FlightFest 100% of SlotZilla™ Revenue to Benefit Susan G. Komen on Oct. 30 Fremont Street Experience will donate 100% of SlotZilla revenue to the Southwest office of Susan G. Komen for everyone who flies on either the lower Zipline ($20) or upper Zoomline ($40) on Thursday, Oct. 30 from noon to 7 p.m.   Flight times can be purchased at the SlotZilla box office…