Weekly Column by Rick Garman

The Vegas4Visitors Weekly Column by Rick Garman began in 1998 and if you are feeling brave and have absolutely nothing better to do with your time, please feel free to browse through our archive by selecting a date below. Please note that we are currently reformatting and updating the archive pages and until that work is complete some images and/or links may not be working.



2016 Archives

April 25, 2016 (C746)

The Final Vegas4Visitors Weekly Column

April 18, 2016 (C745)

Vegas4Visitors Weekly Column to End Next Week; 53X Review; Rock of Ages Review

April 11, 2016 (C744)

Preview of SPEEDVEGAS; B&B Ristorante Review

April 4, 2016 (C743)

Preview of The Park; Yardbird Restaurant Review

March 21, 2016 (C742)

Palms Buffet Review; Aladdin History

March 14, 2016 (C741)

Best Bars in Downtown Vegas; Carnival World Buffet Review; Elvis Goes to Court

March 7, 2016 (C740)

2 Dozen Hotels Raise Resort Fees; New Vegas Hotels in Trouble; Strip House Review

February 29, 2016 (C739)

Top 10 Downtown Vegas Restaurants; Elvis Street; Baz Returning!

February 22, 2016 (C738)

Celine's Return; Shootings on The Strip; Lago & Searsucker Reviews

February 15, 2016 (C737)

End of the Showgirl Era; Couple Arrested for Hijinks on High Roller; Jabbawockeez Review

February 1, 2016 (C736)

Best of the Rest of Las Vegas; Billion Dollar Stadium Proposed; Crazy Girls Review

January 25, 2016 (C735)

Battle of the Buffets; X Comedy & X Burlesque Reviews

January 18, 2016 (C734)

MGM Resorts to Charge for Parking; Mat Franco Review; Celine Dion's Husband Dies

January 11, 2016 (C733)

Coming Soon to Vegas; Predictions for Vegas; New Celine Dion Review


2015 Archives

December 28, 2015 (C732)

Vegas4Visitors Top 10 Awards: The Best of Las Vegas for 2015

December 21, 2015 (C731)

What Closed in Vegas in 2015; Wynn Buffet Review; Zarkana to Close

December 14, 2015 (C730)

Holidays in Vegas; Piff Review; Jubilee! Closing

December 7, 2015 (C729)

Reader's Choice Voting Open; Casa de Shenandoah Review; Staying Safe in Vegas

November 23, 2015 (C728)

W Coming to SLS; LAX Review; Sid's Cafe Review

November 11, 2015 (C727)

Paying for Parking on The Strip?; Resort Fees Raised

October 26, 2015 (C726)

Haunted Vegas; Zydeco Po-Boys Review; Rao's Review

October 19, 2015 (C725)

Future Vegas; Border Grill Review; Fantasy Review

October 12, 2015 (C724)

Celebrating Wacky Holidays; When to Avoid Las Vegas; Puppetry of the Penis Review

October 5, 2015 (C723)

Halloween in Vegas; BLT Steak Review; Omnia Review

September 28, 2015 (C722)

Special Report: Life is Beautiful Festival Photos and Recap

September 21, 2015 (C721)

Life is Beautiful Festival Preview; Ride Share Apps in Vegas; Hollywood Car Museum Review

September 14, 2015 (C720)

News, Dining, Show, and Attraction Updates; Emeril's Review

August 17, 2015 (C719)

Casino Cage Match: SLS vs. The Linq; Glutton Review; Evil Dead Review

August 10, 2015 (C718)

Fall Vegas Must List; Zumanity Review; Grand Bazaar Review

August 3, 2015 (C717)

How the Mirage Changed Las Vegas; Mariah Carey Review; Goodwich Review

July 27, 2015 (C716)

Huge New Theater Planned for Monte Carlo; For the Record Baz Review; Elvis Exhibit Review

July 13, 2015 (C715)

Blarney Stone Theft; Itsy Bitsy Review; Reba, Brooks & Dunn Review

July 6, 2015 (C714)

Westgate Review; Suzanne Somers Review; International History

June 29, 2015 (C713)

Frontier Replacement: Alon Las Vegas; Monte Carlo Revamp Forces Show Moves; Linq Hotel Review

June 15, 2015 (C712)

Resort Fee Update; 7 Unusual Gambling Spots; Summer Survival Guide

June 8, 2015 (C711)

Vegas Restaurant Week; Viva Las Arepas Review; 60th Anniversary of The Dunes

June 1, 2015 (C710)

Subway Proposed for Vegas; Uber Approved in Nevada; Getting Around Las Vegas

May 18, 2015 (C709)

Jennifer Lopez to do Vegas Residency; Las Vegas Turns 110; Advice for Vegas Visitors

May 11, 2015 (C708)

Tropicana Hotel Sold; Hooter's Hotel Sold; Resorts World Breaks Ground

April 27, 2015 (C707)

Betty Willis Dies; Elvis Returns to Vegas; Cirque Sold

April 20, 2015 (C706)

Elvis Attraction Opens; What's New in Dowtown; Buying Pieces of the Riviera; Riv 60th

March 30, 2015 (C705)

Shopping Smackdown; Entertainment Update; 7 Best Places for a Cocktail

March 23, 2015 (C704)

Historic Vegas Photos; History of the Tropicana

March 16, 2015 (C703)

Earn Two Nights at Caesars; Four Ways to Stay Active in Vegas; Flamingo History

March 9, 2015 (C702)

Resort Fee Update; Vegas for Families; Cage Match Cromwell vs. Nobu

March 2, 2015 (C701)

Elvis Returns to Vegas; Updated Britney Review; Downtown Summerling Review

February 23, 2015 (C700)

Riviera to Close May 4; New Golf Facility Planned at MGM Grand; 700th Column!

February 16, 2015 (C699)

Riviera Rumors Heat Up; Clarion Implosion Goes Awry; Jeff Dunham Review

February 9, 2015 (C698)

Revamps of Monte Carlo & Riviera Rumored; Westgate Changes; 2014 by the Numbers

February 2, 2015 (C697)

Every Burger Joint on The Strip; Stardust History; Tom's Urban Review

January 26, 2015 (C696)

Showstoppers Review; Grand Bazaar Shops Preview; Random Vegas Factoids

January 19, 2015 (C695)

Eight Hotels Raise Resort Fees; Caesars Bankruptcy; Ranking Vegas Headliners

January 12, 2015 (C694)

New Hotels, Restaurant, Shows, Shopping, and More in Vegas for 2015


2014 Archives

Special: Vegas4Visitors Top 10 Awards; The Best of Las Vegas 2014

Hotels, Shows, Attractions, Restaurants, Buffets, Nightlife, Shopping, Casinos, and More

December 22, 2014 (C693)

Caesars to File for Bankruptcy; Avoiding Taxi Ripoffs; Hershey's World

December 15, 2014 (C692)

ONJ to Stay; Wayne Newton Museum Back On?; Sweets Reviews

December 8, 2014 (C691)

$30 Resort Fees; Reba, Brooks & Dunn; Drai's Review

December 1, 2014 (C690)

Readers' Choice Voting Open; Three New Show Reviews

November 24, 2014 (C689)

Holidays in Vegas; Resort Fee Update; What are the Odds?

November 10, 2014 (C688)

New Show Set for Wynn; New Year's Eve Room Rate Report

November 3, 2014 (C687)

Linq Hotel Debuts; Rock in Rio Streets; Repeal Day

October 27, 2014 (C686)

The Great Las Vegas Uber War; Britney vs. J.Lo?; Caesars Bankruptcy?

October 20, 2014 (C685)

Las Vegas Implosion Special!; Top 20 Grossing Indie Restaurants; SLS Makes Headlines with Layoffs

October 13, 2014 (C684)

Gay Marriage Legalized; Best Places to Get Married; Olivia Newton-John Review

October 6, 2014 (C683)

Downtown Summerlin Preview; Haze Nightclub Closing; Boyz II Men Review

September 29, 2014 (C682)

Halloween in Vegas; Rock in Rio Acts Announced; Umami Burger

September 22, 2014 (C681)

Cromwell Review; Fall Fee Frenzy; Bottle Ban; Magic Mike Live?

September 15, 2014 (C680)

Giada Review; SLS Review; Clarion Closes; Foodie Fest

August 25, 2014 (C679)

SLS Opens; Celine Replacement Rumors; Sahara History

August 17, 2014 (C678)

Celine Cancels Vegas Residency; SLS Las Vegas Preview; Las Vegas for a 21 Year Old

August 10, 2014 (C677)

Two New Resorts Planned for The Strip; Restaurant Week in Vegas

July 28, 2014 (C676)

Lap of Luxury Special! Extravagant Hotels, Dining, Experiences, and Things to Do

July 21, 2014 (C675)

Las Vegas Music Fests; Resort Fee Update; National Dance Day

July 14, 2014 (C674)

Cirque du Soleil Anniversary Special: Updated Reviews of All the Major Cirque Shows

July 7, 2014 (C673)

Listapalooza! 10 Things to Know about The Linq Hotel and the Westgate Hotel; 7 Essential Cocktail Spots; and more

June 30, 2014 (C672)

Fourth of July Fireworks; LIfe is Beautiful Lineup Announced; Best Ways to Get Around Vegas

June 23, 2014 (C671)

LVH to Become Timeshare; Fremont Street Drinking Ban; Wild Casino Ideas

June 16, 2014 (C670)

Harmon Deconstruction Begins; "All By Myself" at McCarran Airport; Casino Siblings

June 9, 2014 (C669)

Hershey's Opens; Gay Guide to Vegas; Summer Survival Guide

June 2, 2014 (C668)

VooDoo Zipline Opens; Vegas Demographics Are Changing; Sterling Brunch Returns

May 26, 2014 (C667)

Special: All About The Linq - Brooklyn Bowl, Sprinkles Cupcakes, Goorin Bros., & More

May 19, 2014 (C666)

Cosmopolitan Sold; Britney Spears Gets the Last Laugh; Yusho Review

May 12, 2014 (C665)

Resorts World Approved; Counting Cards; Jubilee! Review

May 5, 2014 (C664)

Green Valley Makeover; Delano Unveiled; Cromwell Review: SlotZilla Review; High Roller Review

April 21, 2014 (C663)

Cromwell Opening; High Roller Record; Cosmo Sale?; Shopping Reviews

April 14, 2014 (C662)

SLS Preview; Shake Shack; Red Rock Revamp; Caesars Swank Suites

April 7, 2014 (C661)

Moon Closes; Riverboat Roulette Debuts; 10 Best Places for Beer; Riviera History

March 31, 2014 (C660)

High Roller Opens; MGM Adds $10 Phone Surcharge; Vegas Has Most Expensive Room Service

March 24, 2014 (C659)

Mile High Club Flights; Bellagio Spring; Top Places to Pop the Question in Vegas; Shooting at Excalibur

March 17, 2014 (C658)

Jackie Gaughan Dies; New Scam Targeting Tourists; Restaurant News & Notes; Rose.Rabbit.Lie & Vegas Nocturne Reviews

March 10, 2014 (C657)

Palms Offering 24 Hour Checkout; Quad Rooms Getting a Makeover; Bobby Flay's Burger Palace Review

February 24, 2014 (C656)

Listapalooza! Vegas A-Z; Top 10 Vegas World Records; Top 7 Mexican Restaurants; and more!

February 17, 2014 (C655)

Keeping Your Personal Information Safe in Vegas; Drunk Scale Thrill Ride Ratings; Culture in Vegas

February 10, 2014 (C654)

SLS Sets Opening Date; Most Romantic Restaurants In Vegas; Sahara History

February 3, 2014 (C653)

Introducing The Cromwell; Construction Update; 2013 By the Numbers

January 27, 2014 (C652)

NFR Stays in Vegas; The Bitcoin Now Accepted in Vegas; New Restaurant Reviews

January 20, 2014 (C651)

Country Music Fest Heading for The Strip; Downtown Container Park Reviews

January 13, 2014 (C650)

Resort Fee Update; Linq Preview; Brad Garrett Review; Caesars History

January 6, 2014 (C649)

New Year's Eve in Vegas; Britney Spears Review; Upcoming Hotels, Shows, and More for 2014


2013 Archives

Special: Vegas4Visitors Top 10 Awards; The Best of Las Vegas 2013

Hotels, Shows, Attractions, Restaurants, Buffets, Nightlife, Shopping, Casinos, and More

December 30, 2013 (C648)

Vegas4Visitors Top 10 Awards: The Best Hotels, Shows, and Restaurants of 2013

December 23, 2013 (C647)

Vegas4Visitors Top 10 Awards: The Best Attractions, Buffets, Casinos, Nightlife, and Shopping of 2013

December 16, 2013 (C646)

Frommer's LAS VEGAS 2015; How to Get to Strip Hotels without Driving on The Strip; Photos of the Week

December 9, 2013 (C645)

Is Shopping the New Gambling?; Harmon Saga Continues; MGM Grand Review

December 2, 2013 (C644)

Reader's Choice Announcement; Early Oscar Odds; Mesa Grill Review

November 25, 2013 (C643)

Sirens of TI Cancelled; Holidays in Vegas; New Year's Eve Room Rate Report

November 18, 2013 (C642)

Liberace Exhibit at Cosmo; Contemporary Art Museum Planned; Party Train Plans Kaput

November 11, 2013 (C641)

Tropicana Makeover; New Arena Plans Unveiled; Thrill Ride Milestones

November 4, 2013 (C640)

Life is Beautifu Festival Recap; Downtown Grand Review; Shania Twain Review

October 28, 2013 (C639)

Life is Beautiful Festival Photos

October 21, 2013 (C638)

Gansevoort Out at Bill's; Downtown Update; Jubilee Makeover and Mamma Mia Returns

October 14, 2013 (C637)

Downtown Grand Preview; Halloween in Vegas; Grand Bazaar Plans

October 7, 2013 (C636)

Downtown Las Vegas News; Goretorium Closes; Mob Attraction to Close

September 30, 2013 (C635)

15th Anniversary Special: Most Memorable Vegas Moments; Life is Beautiful Festival Preview; Las Vegas Zoo Closed

September 23, 2013 (C634)

15th Anniversary Special: Biggest News from 1998-2013; Britney Spears in Vegas; La Comida & Human Nature Reviews

September 16, 2013 (C633)

15th Anniversary Special: Top 10 Shows & Attractions from 1998-2013; Standing on The Strip in 1965; Silver Sevens Review

September 9, 2013 (C632)

15th Anniversary Special: Top 10 Hotels & Restaurants from 1998-2013; Mandalay Bay Review; Eat Downtown Las Vegas Review

September 2, 2013 (C631)

15th Anniversary Special: From Cheap Buffets to Extravagant Meals; Is The Act Obscene?; David Copperfield Review

August 26, 2013 (C630)

15th Anniversary Special: How Nightclubs Changed Las Vegas; Parking in Vegas; Carjacking Turns Tragic

August 19, 2013 (C629)

15th Anniversary Special: The Vanishing Showgirl; Fremont Street Problems; Elvis in Vegas

August 12, 2013 (C628)

15th Anniversary Special: The Evolution of the Vegas Casino; Downtown Succumbs to Resort Fees; Exotics Racing Review

August 5, 2013 (C627)

15th Anniversary Special: From Implosions to Makeovers; Resort Fee Update; Michael Jackson ONE Review

July 22, 2013 (C626)

Major Flooding Hits Vegas; Vegas Extreme Sports Park Proposed; Smith Center Series

July 15, 2013 (C625)

Dining Special: Best Views, Best Splurge, Best Cheap Eats, Dining Walks, New Reviews

July 8, 2013 (C624)

Cirque Performer Dies During Show; Mt. Charleston Fire; Future Downtown Development

July 1, 2013 (C623)

Bally's Room Makeover; Shelby Museum & Factory Tour Proposed; Fourth Fireworks

June 24, 2013 (C622)

Resorts World Preview; Terrible's No More; World's Tallest Roller Coaster Planned

June 17, 2013 (C621)

Golden Nugget's Fremont Fee; Hershey's Chocolate World; Gordon Ramsay BurGR Review

June 10, 2013 (C620)

Life is Beautiful Festival; MGM Partners with Southwest & Hyatt; Planning a Trip to Vegas

June 3, 2013 (C619)

Resort Fee Update; Rio to Add Zip Line Attraction; New Restaurants Planned

May 20, 2013 (C618)

Downtown Grand Moves Up Opening Date; Terrible's New Name; Bingo in Vegas

May 13, 2013 (C617)

New Things to Do in Vegas This Summer; Best Burgers; Neon Museum Memberships

May 6, 2013 (C616)

Food Poisoning Scare in Vegas; Internet Gambling; Bowling for Vegas

April 29, 2013 (C615)

How to Avoid Being Ripped Off in Vegas; Top 10 Pools; Gay Marriage in Nevada

April 22, 2013 (C614)

New Development Planned for NYNY & Monte Carlo; Bar & Club Crawl

April 15, 2013 (C613)

Gold Spike Closes; Las Vegas Club Closes Hotel; Resort Fee Update

April 8, 2013 (C612)

New design; Four Seasons Review; Sweet Spot Review

April 1, 2013 (C611)

Key Largo Destroyed by Fire; Caesars Makes Millionaires; Downtown Denny's Review

March 25, 2013 (C610)

Cirque Mega Show Online; Revisiting My Favorites; Gordon Ramsay Pub Review

March 18, 2013 (C609)

Bill's Replacement Announced; O'Shea's Returning to The Strip; Million Dollar Quartet Review

March 11, 2013 (C608)

New $7 Billion Asian Themed Resort Planned for Vegas; Rock of Ages Review; Nobu Review

March 04, 2013 (C607)

Violence in Vegas; Resort Fee Update; Arena & Convention Center Projects Planned

February 18, 2013 (C606)

A Guide to Downtown Hotels, Casinos, Restaurants, Bars, Attractions, and More

February 11, 2013 (C605)

Wackiest Places to Get Married in Vegas; New Coaster for Circus Circus; Patient John Has a Heart Attack

February 4, 2013 (C604)

Liberace Museum to Return; Las Vegas Openings and Closings; Palms Hotel Review

January 28, 2013 (C603)

Bill's To Close; Nobu Hotel Set to Open; Watching the Big Game in Vegas

January 21, 2013 (C602)

Resort Fee Update; Oscar Odds; Year of the Snake Celebrations

January 14, 2013 (C601)

Mega Cirque Tickets on Sale; Neon Weddings; Staying Healthy in Vegas

January 7, 2013 (C600)

The 600th Weekly Column!; A Look Forward at 2013; A Look Back at 2008-2011


2012 Archives

December 24, 2012 (C599)

Top 10 Awards 2012; Imperial Palace Becomes Quad; Look Back at 2007

December 17, 2012 (C598)

Shooting at Excalibur; KISS Mini-Golf Review; A Look Back at 2006

December 10, 2012 (C597)

New Year's Eve Room Rate Report Update; 2 Water Parks Planned for Vegas; Blue Man Group Review

December 3, 2012 (C596)

Reader's Choice Announcement; Bill's to Close; Culinary Dropout Review

November 26, 2012 (C595)

SlotZilla Poised to Attack Downtown; Neon Museum Review; Gordon Ramsay Steak Review

November 19, 2012 (C594)

Holidays in Vegas; Light Nightclub Planned; Zarkana Review; Bacchanal Buffet Review

November 5, 2012 (C593)

Potential Taxi Strike Looms; BB King Club to Close; A Look Back at the Year 2001

October 29, 2012 (C592)

Frommer's Las Vegas 2013; Tropicana Double Tree: A Look Back at the Year 2000

October 22, 2012 (C591)

Legends Closing; Shipping Container Park Approved; A Look Back at The Year 1999

October 15, 2012 (C590)

The D Debuts; Neon Museum Preview; New Year's Eve Room Rate Report

October 8, 2012 (C589)

Bill's Gamblin' Hall Makeover; Garth Brooks Show to Close; Top 10 Ways to Save Money in Vegas

October 1, 2012 (C588)

Vegas TV Show Review; Resort Fee Update; Halloween in Vegas

September 24, 2012 (C587)

Hotel, Show, Restaurant, Attraction, and Nightlife Updates

June 25, 2012 (C586)

Fourth of July Fireworks; Packing Tips; Small Show Roundup

June 18, 2012 (C585)

Nobu Hotel Sneak Peek; Forum Shops 20th Anniversary; National Steakhouse Month

June 11, 2012 (C584)

McCarran Terminal 3 Preview; Palms Makeover; Missing Vegas Sign

June 4, 2012 (C583)

Rock of Ages at the Venetian; Wayne Newton Fights Back; New Restaurant and Bar Reviews

May 28, 2012 (C582)

Wayne Newton Sued; Battle of the Big Wheels; Successful Casino Heists; Attractions I Miss

May 14, 2012 (C581)

Downtown Vegas Tour; Best Off the Beaten Track Shopping; 7 Shows I Miss and 7 Shows I Don't Miss

May 7, 2012 (C580)

Plan to Remodel and Rename Sahara Moves Forward; Riviera Remodeling; Best Off the Beaten Track Nightlife

April 30, 2012 (C579)

Last Days of O'Sheas; Venetian/Palazzo Summer Carnevale; Best Off the Beaten Track Attractions

April 23, 2012 (C578)

New Restaurants and Bars; Smith Center Concert Series; Best Off the Beaten Track Restaurants

April 16, 2012 (C577)

Hangover Bus; Best Off the Beaten Track Hotels; New Shopping Reviews

April 2, 2012 (C576)

Private Magic Lessons from Penn & Teller; DesertXpress Train Progress; MGM Grand Review

March 26, 2012 (C575)

Private Magic Lessons from Penn & Teller; DesertXpress Train Progress; MGM Grand Review

March 19, 2012 (C574)

The End of Fitzgerald's; Golden Nugget Fire; Comedy Gets Serious

March 12, 2012 (C573)

O'Shea's Closing; Resort Fee Update; Cirque's Elvis Replacement; Smith Center Opens

March 5, 2012 (C572)

Giant Observation Wheels; Hilton Goes Hollywood; Chuck Jones Experience Review

February 27, 2012 (C571)

Santana and Cee Lo Heading for Vegas; Billionaire Battle; Smith Center Preview

February 20, 2012 (C570)

Fan Giveaway Winners; Mob Museum Review; Updated Mystere Review

February 13, 2012 (C569)

Vegas Valentine; Nightclubs are Big Business; New Nightclub Reviews

February 6, 2012 (C568)

Possible Changes at Encore; New Hotel Proposed; New Restaurant Review

January 30, 2012 (C567)

Attractions Showdown Winner; Oscar & Grammy Odds; Iris by Cirque du Soleil; Oscar's Review

January 23, 2012 (C566)

Attractions Showdown Update; Chinese New Year; Flamingo Review; Las Vegas Design Center Review

January 16, 2012 (C565)

Attractions Showdown Results; Phantom to Close; Nevada State Museum Review

January 9, 2012 (C564)

Hooter's, JW Marriott, and Loews Hotels All Struggling; Las Vegas Street Festivals; Old Homestead Review

January 2, 2012 (C563)

Drive for 1,000; Attractions Showdown; Coming to Vegas in 2012 and 2013; New Year's Eve Videos


2011 Archives

2011 Top 10 Awards

Best Hotels, Shows, Attractions, Restaurants, Buffets, Casinos, Nightlife, Shopping, News Stories

December 26, 2011 (C562)

Vegas4Visitors Top 10 Awards: The Best of 2011 Part 2 - Hotels, Shows, Attractions, Restaurants, Buffets

December 17, 2011 (C561)

Vegas4Visitors Top 10 Awards: The Best of 2011 Part 1 - Casinos, Nightlife, Shopping, News Stories

December 12, 2011 (C560)

Vegas Tour Helicopter Crash; Venetian Missing Players?; Name That Tune Live Review

December 5, 2011 (C559)

End of the Road for Two Vegas Hotels; Cirque's Michael Jackson Show Hits Vegas; New Gaming Section

November 28, 2011 (C558)

Cirque's Viva Elvis Show to Close; New Name for Las Vegas Hilton; New Years Eve Room Rate Report

November 21, 2011 (C557)

Studio 54 to Close; Splash Canyon Water Park Planned for 2012; LV Monorail in Trouble

November 14, 2011 (C556)

Water Park Planned for Vegas; USO at McCarran; New Clubs Planned for Vegas

November 7, 2011 (C555)

Sahara Remodeling Plan; Venetian Casino Makeover; El Cortez 70th Anniversary

October 31, 2011 (C554)

The End of the Lady Luck; Hooters Trouble; Absinthe & Bartolotta Reviews

October 24, 2011 (C553)

New Reviews: The Plaza, Heart Attack Grill, Elton John, and The Toy Shack

October 17, 2011 (C552)

MGM Grand Makeover; Tropicana Turmoil; Las Vegas Coming Attractions

October 10, 2011 (C551)

Is the Sahara Reopening?; Entertainment Updates; Recrecation Special

October 3, 2011 (C550)

New Owners for Fitzgerald's; Cirque Week in Vegas; Best of Off the Beaten Track

September 26, 2011 (C549)

Halloween in Vegas; Show News & Notes; Best Entertainment Values in Vegas

September 19, 2011 (C548)

Golden Gate Expansion; Hilton Foreclosure; Show News; In Depth: Macau, China

September 11, 2011 (C547)

Vegas On and Since 9/11; New Caesars Tower Set to Open; Show, Restaurant, and Nightclub News

August 29, 2011 (C546)

ShowDown Winner; Plaza Preview; Halloween Coming to Vegas; Bugs and Daffy Attraction Planned

August 22, 2011 (C545)

Imperial Palace and O'Sheas To Go Away; Las Vegas ShowDown; Harmon Implosion; New Rooms at Bellagio

August 15, 2011 (C544)

Las Vegas ShowDown; Cirque Plans Elvis Revamp; New Dolphin at The Mirage; Weekly Awards

August 8, 2011 (C543)

Las Vegas ShowDown; Caesars 45th Anniversary; Rating the Luxury Hotels

August 1, 2011 (C542)

Las Vegas ShowDown; Jubilee! 30th Anniversary; Gambling Updates; Rating the Free Attractions

July 25, 2011 (C541)

Vegas Dining Gets Cheaper; Ski Resort to Grow; WSOP Final Table Set; Resort Fee Update

July 18, 2011 (C540)

The Harmon Headache; Whatever Happened to Giant Ferris Wheels; Plaza Aims for New Audience

July 11, 2011 (C539)

More Changes for Downtown; Treasure Island Restaurants Close; Violence on The Strip

July 4, 2011 (C538)

Las Vegas Not Hilton; How to Get Lower Rates; Summer Deals; Aladdin History

June 27, 2011 (C537)

Fourth of July in Vegas; Whatever Happened To Echelon, Fontainebleau, Titanic?

June 20, 2011 (C536)

Plaza to Reopen; Neonopolis Gets Denny's; More Monorail Woes

June 13, 2011 (C535)

Shania Twain Heading to Vegas; Star Wars & KISS Attractions Planned; New Mayor, Same Name

June 6, 2011 (C534)

Selling off The Sahara; Cosmo Gambling Offer; Win a Million at Three-Card Poker

May 23, 2011 (C533)

Penn Gets M; Smoking Ban to Be Lifted; Restaurant Reviews

May 16, 2011 (C532)

Memories of The Sahara; Nevada State Museum to Open; Wildest Weddings; O Review

May 9, 2011 (C531)

Lake Las Vegas Looking Up?; Jean Looking Down; Casino Cage Match: Aria vs. Cosmo

May 2, 2011 (C530)

Mandalay Bay Will Host Michael Jackson/Cirque Show; Smith Center Broadway; Can the Monorail Be Saved?

April 25, 2011 (C529)

Elton John to Return to Vegas; Stratsophere Review; Legends in Concert Review

April 18, 2011 (C528)

Vegas4Visitors Hotel Showdown Winner; Plans for Sahara Site Questioned; Casino Cage Match: Bellagio vs. Paris

April 11, 2011 (C527)

Mobile Gaming Expansion Proposed; Taxi Fares Increase; Restaurant and Nightclub Reviews

April 4, 2011 (C526)

Casino MonteLago to Reopen; Ravella Review; Sugar Factory Review

March 28, 2011 (C525)

Hyde Lounge Heading to Bellagio; Britney Surprises Fans; Celine Dion Review

March 14, 2011 (C524)

Sahara to Close in May; Las Vegas Hotel Showdown; Comedy Show Reviews

March 7, 2011 (C523)

Nightlife Updates; Industry Insights; Restaurant and Attraction Reviews

February 28, 2011 (C522)

Rio Robbed; Dig This! Opens; Understanding Legal Prostitution; New Reviews

February 21, 2011 (C521)

Amusement Park Proposed for Strip; Golden Nugget AC; New Hotel & Restaurant Reviews

February 14, 2011 (C520)

Rio Suites For Sale?; Blue Men to Move to Monte Carlo; New Restaurant Reviews

February 7, 2011 (C519)

Venetian Gets Stingy With Comps; Hard Rock Fights Foreclosure; Pastries and Pinball

January 31, 2011 (C518)

Frommer's Las Vegas; Oscar Odds; Four New Restaurant Reviews

January 17, 2011 (C517)

2011 Vegas Preview; Resort Fees; New Hotel, Show, and Attraction Reviews

January 10, 2011 (C516)

Palms For Sale?; Restaurant News; New Hotel, Show, and Restaurant Reviews


2010 Archives

Top 10 Awards: Best of 2010

Best Hotels, Shows, Restaurants, Attractions, and Casinos for 2010

December 27, 2010 (C515)

Happy Holidays; Dorothy Wins Millions in Oz; L'Atelier Review; Treasure Island Review

December 20, 2010 (C514)

New Year's Festivities Announced; Bette in Vegas on HBO; Idiot of the Week; Cosmopolitan of Vegas Review

December 13, 2010 (C513)

Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Opens This Week; Lady Luck Gets Going; Paris Getting De-Parised

December 6, 2010 (C512)

Former Ritz Gets Opening Date; Online Restaurant Inspections; New Year's Eve Room Rate Report

November 29, 2010 (C511)

Thanksgiving Special: Things to Be Thankful For in Vegas 2010 Edition; New Restaurant Reviews

November 22, 2010 (C510)

Las Vegas for Dummies; Wayne Newton to Open Home for Tours; Parabounce Planned for Vegas; Anniversary of the MGM Grand Fire

November 15, 2010 (C509)

CityCenter Hotel to Be Demolished; Riviera Improvements?; Renting a Car in Vegas; Staying Healthy in Vegas

November 8, 2010 (C508)

Lion King to Close; Harrah's Becomes Caesars; Managing Your Money in Vegas

October 25, 2010 (C507)

Cosmopolitan Updates; Celine Gives Birth to Twins; New Restaurants on The Strip; New Year's Eve Room Rate Report

October 18, 2010 (C506)

Liberace Museum Closes; Flying High Over Fremont Street; Pet Friendly Hotels; World's Largest Margarita

October 11, 2010 (C505)

New Owner for M Resort; All You Can See Shows; Cirque Celebration; Five Funniest Shows in Vegas

October 4, 2010 (C504)

Breast Cancer Awareness Month; Rod Stewart May Join Caesars; Halloween Events

September 27, 2010 (C503)

Cher Show to Close; Wayne Newton Museum Proposed; New Name for Hard Rock?; Visiting Hoover Dam

September 20, 2010 (C502)

Plaza Hotel to Close; Mac King Extends Through 2015; I Can't Believe I'm Writing About Paris Hilton

September 13, 2010 (C501)

Liberace Museum to Close; Lance Burton Show Closes; Super Strippers; How to Beat Stress in Vegas

August 30, 2010 (C500)

Cosmopolitan Marries Marriott; CityCenter Sale?; Cloud 9 Balloon Set to Return

August 23, 2010 (C499)

M Resort For Sale; Lady Luck Renovations Approved; Best Museums in Vegas; Driving Tour

August 16, 2010 (C498)

Rumjungle closes; Cirque du Soleil Festival; What's Next For Vegas?

August 9, 2010 (C497)

Stations Survives Bankruptcy; CityCenter Value Plummets; Best Non-Casino Hotels; Mall Madness

August 2, 2010 (C496)

Win a Buffet a Day; Resort Fee Contest; Online Gambling; Mob War

July 19, 2010 (C495)

Marry a Sandwich; Hash House at M Resort; Riviera Bankruptcy; South Point Expansion

July 12, 2010 (C494)

Casino Hall of Fame Looking for New Home; Updated Paris and Harrah's Reviews

July 5, 2010 (C493)

Harrah's Revives Alley Plan; How to Get There From Here; Cosmopolitan Preview; Crystals Review

June 28, 2010 (C492)

Lady Luck Reopening Plans; Last Days of the Moulin Rouge; Udpated Caesars and Imperial Palace Reviews

June 21, 2010 (C491)

MGM Mirage Becomes MGM Resorts; Aria Buffet Review; Updated Planet Hollywood Review

June 14, 2010 (C490)

Vegas on the Rebound?; ESPN Zone Closes; Resort Fees Spread; New Restaurant Reviews

June 7, 2010 (C489)

Encore Debuts New Beach Club: Station Bankruptcy; New Restaurant and Nightclub Reviews

May 24, 2010 (C488)

Competing Arena Proposals; Hard Rock Beach Club; New Restaurant and Show Reviews

May 17, 2010 (C487)

Resort Fees Multiply; 10% off Car Rentals; New Show and Restaurant Reviews

May 3, 2010 (C486)

Ritz-Carlton Closes; Tropicana Debuts New Rooms; New Restaurant Reviews

April 26, 2010 (C485)

Michael Jackson Cirque Show Planned; Gilley's Review; SkyJump Review

April 19, 2010 (C484)

Viva Elvis Review; Barry Manilow Review; Sirio Restaurant Review

April 12, 2010 (C483)

Lance Burton Show to Close; Cosmo To Debut in December; Erotic Heritage Museum Review

April 5, 2010 (C482)

Station Breaks; Garth Brooks Review; Preview of the New Tropicana

March 22, 2010 (C481)

Cloud 9 Balloon Destroyed by Wind; Cosmo's New Name; Las Vegas For Families; Staying Off The Strip

March 15, 2010 (C480)

Lights Out on The Strip; Vegas Goes Fee Happy; Best Pools in Vegas

March 1, 2010 (C479)

Casino MonteLago to Close; Neon Boneyard Moves; Harrah's Eyeing Expansion

February 22, 2010 (C478)

A Tribute to Mary Herczog

February 15, 2010 (C477)

Ritz-Carlton to Close; Celine to Return to Vegas; Mandarin Oriental Hotel Review

February 8, 2010 (C476)

Gilley's to Return to Strip; Harrah's Gets Planet Hollywood; CSI and CityCenter Art Reviews

February 1, 2010 (C475)

Harrah's Seeks Approval To Buy Planet Hollywood; Return of King Tut; New Hotel and Restaurant Reviews

January 25, 2010 (C474)

Fontainebleau Bought by Icahn; Bette Helps Haiti; Viva Elvis Preview; New Restaurant and Attraction Reviews

January 18, 2010 (C473)

Harrah's to Manage Planet Hollywood; Monorail Goes Bankrupt; Cloud 9 Review; CityCenter Water Features

January 11, 2010 (C472)

Jump Off The Stratosphere (On Purpose); Harrah's Eschews Resort Fees; BB King Blues Club Review

January 4, 2010 (C471)

What's Happening in 2010; New Year's Eve Success; Golden Nugget and Hash House Reviews


2009 Archives

December 28, 2009 (C470)

New Hotel Reviews: Aria Las Vegas; Vdara; Hard Rock Hotel

December 21, 2009 (C469)

2009 Top 10 Awards; Hard Rock Expansion to Open; Sahara Closes Hotel Rooms; CityCenter Review

December 14, 2009 (C468)

CityCenter Debuts This Week; Steve Wyrick Show Closes; Vegas Winners and Losers

December 7, 2009 (C467)

Binion's Hotel Closes; CityCenter Openings; Fontainebleau Auction Set for January; Manilow Moves to Paris

November 23, 2009 (C466)

Mobile Strippers Banned; Thanksgiving Special: Things to Be Thankful For in Vegas

November 16, 2009 (C465)

A Hopeful Trend for Vegas; Mobile Strippers; Fireworks Move Back to the Roofs; Mirage Turns 20

November 9, 2009 (C464)

Bette Midler Show Closes; Elvis Show Gets Name; 7 Best Bathrooms in Vegas; Vegas Shortcuts

November 2, 2009 (C463)

Is Barry Going to Paris?; Golden Nugget's New Tower Set to Open; Echelon Mothballed

October 26, 2009 (C462)

Garth Has the Hottest Tickets in Town; New Year's Eve Room Rate Report; Gambling 101

October 19, 2009 (C461)

New Elvis Museum Opens; Garth Brooks Heading to Vegas; Tipping Follow-up

October 12, 2009 (C460)

Manilow Show at Las Vegas Hilton to Close; Fire Sale for Fontainebleau; How Travel Writing Works

October 5, 2009 (C459)

Vegas Festivals Cancelled; CSI Attraction Opens; Fright Dome Meets "Saw;" Best Cheapest Hotels; Tipping Guide

September 28, 2009 (C458)

Wayne Newton To Return to Strip; Emeril's Stadium Opens; Bob Stupak Dead at 67; Pennsylvania Casino Reviews

September 21, 2009 (C457)

Let's Make a Deal at Trop; Fontainebleau Suitors; Harrah's Eyeing Planet Hollywood; CityCenter Construction Photos

August 31, 2009 (C456)

Plucky Survivors See America; Dancing with the Stars Odds; Foodie Alert; Vegas4Visitors Resources

August 24, 2009 (C455)

Frank Caliendo Set for Strip; Jurassic Vegas; Historic Vegas Pictures

August 17, 2009 (C454)

Top Chef Heading to Vegas; Kiss Show Heading for Vegas?; Hotel 32 Debuts; Tough Times in Vegas

August 10, 2009 (C453)

Millionth Mac King Show; Garth Brooks Considering Vegas Run; Boyd Chasing Station; CityCenter Preview

August 3, 2009 (C452)

Station Casinos Goes Bankrupt; Tiger Gets Loos in Vegas; Nightclubs in the News

July 27, 2009 (C451)

Tropicana Fights to Keep Name; Hard Rock Paradise Tower Opens; Lady Luck Update; Boulder Dam Hotel Saved

July 20, 2009 (C450)

Strip Stunt Goes Awry; Fontainebleau Outlook Bleak; Harrah's Plans Alley Entertainment Project

July 6, 2009 (C449)

Lance Burton Stays Put; Dive With Sharks; Las Vegas Deals; Things That Will Never Happen in Vegas: Trains

June 29, 2009 (C448)

Caesars "Hangover"; Fourth Fireworks; Michael Jackson's Death & Vegas; Fast Lap Review; Studio B Buffet Review

June 22, 2009 (C447)

Rental Car Gambling Proposed; New Casino Planned; Terry Fator and Peepshow Reviews

June 15, 2009 (C4465)

Bette Midler Weekly Awards; Fontainebleau Goes Bankrupt; Controversy over Gans Autopsy; El Cortez Review

June 8, 2009 (C445)

Tropicana Revitalization Planned (Again!); No Air at Neonopolis; M Resort and Lion King Reviews

June 1, 2009 (C444)

Mini-Reviews: Terry Fator, Lion King, Peepshow; Sinatra and Serendipity 3 Restaurant Reviews

May 25, 2009 (C443)

Las Vegas Sign is Officially Historic; Bikinis on Parade; Bellagio & MGM Grand Get Twins; Rumor Control

May 11, 2009 (C442)

Danny Gans Updates; Moulin Rouge Dream Dies; How to Save Vegas; Top 7 Museums in Vegas

May 4, 2009 (C441)

Danny Gans Dead at 52; Fontainebleau Falters on Payments; Binion's and Four Queens Sued

April 27, 2009 (C440)

Financial Furor at Fontainebleau; Code Violations Close Rooms; Staying Safe in Vegas

April 13, 2009 (C439)

Greek Isles in Bankruptcy; Wheel of Fortune in Vegas; Smoking Ban Approved in Committee; Top 7 Thrills; Top 7 Spas

April 6, 2009 (C438)

Basketball Attraction at Planet Hollywood; Santana Headed for Vegas; A Day in Vegas for $25; This Month in Vegas History

March 30, 2009 (C437)

Strip Goes Dark for Earth Hour; Liberace Museum Anniversary; Top 7 Sandwiches in Vegas

March 23, 2009 (C436)

Treasure Island Sold; MGM Mirage Manages to Stay Out of Bankruptcy; Pamphlet Pushers Win in Court; Top 7 Steaks

March 16, 2009 (C435)

Museum Closes; American Idol Awards; Wynn Divorce; Trouble in Sin City

March 2, 2009 (C434)

MGM Flirts with Cosmopolitan; Boyd Tries to Buy Station; M Resort Opens; CityCenter Accepting Reservations

February 16, 2009 (C433)

La Cage Takes Final Bow; Siegfried & Roy Reunite; Terry Fator Show Set for Vegas

February 9, 2009 (C432)

Vegas Recovery Stagnant; M Resort Preview; Restaurant Reviews: Steakhouse at Circus; Magnolia's; BLT Burger

February 2, 2009 (C431)

New Hotel Planned For Downtown; Oscar Odds; Encore Spa Review; XS Nightclub Review; Le Reve Show Review

January 26, 2009 (C430)

Switch Restaurant Review; Tacos & Tequila Restaurant Review; Titanic Attraction Review

January 19, 2009 (C429)

Folies Farewell; Octavius Tower at Caesars Delayed; Encore Hotel Review; Behind the Scenes at Wynn/Encore

January 12, 2009 (C428)

Fireworks Fizzle; CityCenter Scaled Back; Aliante Station Review; Believe/Criss Angel Review


2008 Archives

December 22, 2008 (C427)

Treasure Island Has New Captain; Top 10 Hotels; Top 10 Hotels Recession Edition

December 15, 2008 (C426)

Top 10 Shows; Top 10 Shows Recession Edition; Top 10 Attractions

December 8, 2008 (C425)

Top 10 Restaurants; Top 10 Restaurants Recession Edition; Top 10 Buffets

December 1, 2008 (C424)

Top 10 Casinos; Top 10 Nightclubs and Bars

November 24, 2008 (C423)

Jillian's Closes; Star Trek Attraction Rumored; Revamped Volcano Debut Set

November 17, 2008 (C422)

Venetian Condos Put on Hold; Bus Prices Increase; Airport Delays; Mandalay Bay & Penn & Teller Reviews

November 10, 2008 (C421)

Rok Review; Christian Audigier Review; Aliante Station Preview; Texas De Brazil Review

November 3, 2008 (C420)

Echelon Delayed Again; Casino Cancellations; Stratta Restaurant Review; South Point Hotel Review

October 27, 2008 (C419)

Las Vegas Most Expensive City for Dining; Donny & Marie Review; Eastside Cannery Review

October 20, 2008 (C418)

Lion King Roars Into Vegas; Jersey Boys Show Review; Caesars Palace Review

October 6, 2008 (C417)

Construction Photos Special: Echelon; CityCenter; Fontainebleau; Cosmopolitan

September 29, 2008 (C416)

10th Anniversary Special: 1998-2008 Timeline

September 22, 2008 (C415)

Eating at Aria; Casino Cage Match: Green Valley vs. Red Rock; 10th Anniversary Special

September 15, 2008 (C414)

Donny & Marie Debut; Eating at Aliante; Mirage Volcano Revamp; Favorite Vegas Moments

August 25, 2008 (C413)

Binion Bucks are Back; Slot Faves Disappear; Top 10 Places to Play; Top 10 Hotel Closures

August 18, 2008 (C412)

Cher Convention; Show Stagnation; Crystal Ball Gazing: Past Predictions for Vegas

August 11, 2008 (C411)

Springs Preserve Halloween; Eastside Cannery Opening Set; Top 10 Ways I'd Change Vegas

August 4, 2008 (C410)

Echelon Delayed; CityCenter's Credit Crunch; Top 10 Things That Never Happened in Vegas

July 28, 2008 (C409)

Roseanne and Second City Shows Close; Casino Cage Match: Golden Nugget vs. Bally's

July 14, 2008 (C408)

Bodies Exhibition Moving to Luxor; Las Vegas Premium Outlets Review; What I Miss Most In Vegas

July 7, 2008 (C407)

Star Trek Experience to Close; Hard Rock Expansion; Wayne Brady Review; Casino Cage Match: Bellagio vs. Wynn Las Vegas

June 30, 2008 (C406)

Aliante Station Accepting Reservations; Hooters Deal Off; Cab Prices Increase; Roseanne Show Review

June 9, 2008 (C405)

CityCenter Details Emerge; Table 10 Restaurant Review; Q&A: My Perfect Hotel?

June 2, 2008 (C404)

Lake Las Vegas Bankruptcy; Cher Show Review; Earl of Sandwich Review

May 19, 2008 (C403)

Rumor of the Week: Michael Jackson; CityCenter Gets More Expensive; Club Crawl; Parking in Vegas

May 12, 2008 (C402)

Tropicana Bankruptcy; Wynn Planning New Hotel; How to Find Cheaper Rates in Vegas

April 28, 2008 (C401)

Cher, Jersey Boys Set to Debut; Biggest Hotel in Downtown Proposed; Station Plans Huge Hotel

April 21, 2008 (C400)

Cirque/Criss Angel Show Announced; Spamalot to Close; Danny Gans Moves to Wynn; Hottest Casinos

April 14, 2008 (C399)

Harrah's Name Change; Terrible's Money Trouble; Guggenheim Hermitage to Close; Nightclub Reviews

April 7, 2008 (C398)

Elvis Hotel Planned; Jersey Boys Heading to Vegas; RUB Restaurant Review; Best Shopping

March 24, 2008 (C397)

More Changes Planned for Luxor; Cosmopolitan Foreclosure; Plaza on Track for Strip; 10 Ways to Save Money

March 17, 2008 (C396)

Moon Handbooks Exclusive Excerpt; Four Queens Hotel Review; Fish Camp Restaurant Review

March 10, 2008 (C395)

Hooter's New Owners; Reality Show Odds; Vegas Health Scare; Palace Station Review; Casino Cage Match: Planet vs. Palazzo

March 3, 2008 (C394)

Sahara Plan Approved; IRS Raids Nightclubs; Palazzo Hotel Review; Bette Midler Show Review

February 18, 2008 (C393)

Return of Siegfried & Roy; Lady Luck Back on Track?; Twin Creeks Restaurant Review; Will Vegas Get Cheaper?

February 11, 2008 (C392)

Monte Carlo to Reopen After Fire; Cher, Roseanne Heading to Vegas; Louis' Las Vegas Restaurant Review

February 4, 2008 (C391)

Monte Carlo Still Closed; Bette Midler Adds Dates; Mac King Review; Dick's Last Resort Review

January 28, 2008 (C390)

Special Edition: Monte Carlo Fire; Staying Safe in Vegas

January 21, 2008 (C389)

Cher Rumored for Vegas; Greek Isles to Close; Palazzo Update; Company American Bistro Review

January 14, 2008 (C388)

Palazzo Opens; Mamma Mia to Close; Diablo's Cantina Review; Casino Cage Match: Mirage vs. TI

January 7, 2008 (C387)

Top 10 Hotels, Casinos, Restaurants, Nightclubs, and Bars


2007 Archives

December 17, 2007 (C386)

Best Shows; Best Attractions; Best Buffets

December 10, 2007 (C385)

Eastside Cannery Tops Off; Center Strip Updates; Gold Spike Makeover Expands

December 3, 2007 (C384)

Trader Vic's Restaurant Review; Celine Show Closing Soon; Palazzo Opening; Nightclub News & Notes

November 26, 2007 (C383)

South Strip Updates; Frontier Implosion; Producers to Close; Sexy Coffee

November 19, 2007 (C382)

Special Edition: Planet Hollywood Opening... Spice Market Buffet; Barbra Streisand; Picks & Pans

November 12, 2007 (C381)

Town Square Set to Open; Mirage White Tigers Exhibit Closes; M Resort Unveiled; New Year's Entertainment

November 5, 2007 (C380)

Fremont Street East; Planet Hollywood Opening Set; Harrah's Reopens Rooms

October 29, 2007 (C379)

2008 Vegas Preview; Frontier Implosion Date Set; Wedding Wars; Blackjack for Beginners

October 22, 2007 (C378)

Harrah's and Rio Rooms Close; Tikis Invade Strip; Fontainebleau Annoys Neighbors

October 8, 2007 (C377)

5 Vegas Tips; Rio Remodeling Questioned; Nightclub News & Notes

October 1, 2007 (C376)

Palazzo Restaurant Preview; Trader Vic's Coming to Vegas; Mario Batali a Hit

September 24, 2007 (C375)

Lady Luck Plans; Concours Set for Vegas; Best Paying Slots

September 17, 2007 (C374)

Celebrity Scandal Vegas Style; Dubai Doubles Down; Nightclub News & Notes

August 27, 2007 (C373)

High Stakes Finance; New Arena Planned for Strip; South Point to Expand; Show News & Notes

August 20, 2007 (C372)

Toni Braxton Show Review; Vegas Shooting; Tropicana Makeover On Hold; Nightclub News & Notes

August 13, 2007 (C371)

Polly Esther's Nightclub Review; Battle of the Plazas; Ronn Lucas Returns; Coupons

August 6, 2007 (C370)

Terrible's Hotel Review; Roberta's Restaurant Review; Shooting at Caesars; Palazzo Opening Set

July 30, 2007 (C369)

Cafe Ba Ba Reeba Review; Palms Buffet Review; Skill Based Slots Approved; Elvis Themed Hotel Proposed

July 23, 2007 (C368)

Caesars to Expand; Lady Luck Lives On; Harrah's Buffet Review; M&M Soul Food Review

July 16, 2007 (C367)

Luxor Remodeling; Loews Hotel Review; Frontier Closes; Sahara Sale Final

July 9, 2007 (C366)

Shooting at New York-New York; Excalibur Review; Sweet Water Restaurant Review

July 2, 2007 (C365)

Binion's Sold; Frontier History Up for Bids; Flamingo Review; Stack Restaurant Review

June 25, 2007 (C364)

Echelon Breaks Ground; Producers Show Review; Arena/Casino Proposed

June 18, 2007 (C363)

Frontier to Close July 15; Big Bucks for Fontainebleau; Le Reve & Stomp Out Loud Show Reviews

June 11, 2007 (C362)

Fab Four Fest; Backstage at Phantom; Planet Hollywood Review; Spamalot Review

June 4, 2007 (C361)

Could Elvis Replace Riviera?; Tao Rakes in Dough; Springs Preserve Preview; Country Music in Vegas

May 28, 2007 (C360)

Bellagio Buyer?; Trump Tops Off; Restaurant Reviews; Mandalay Beach to Get Upgrade

May 21, 2007 (C359)

Frontier to Close; Riviera Bids; Mini Show Reviews; Museums in Vegas

May 14, 2007 (C358)

W Hotel Project Cancelled; Battle for the Riviera; Bomb at Luxor Kills One

May 7, 2007 (C357)

Bette Midler to Replace Celine Dion; Jersey Boys Coming to Vegas; New Hotel Planned for Downtown

April 30, 2007 (C356)

Stratosphere Sold; Eastside Cannery Breaks Ground; Getting Sick in Vegas

April 23, 2007 (C355)

Red Rock Turns One; Silverton to Expand; Show News & Notes; Planet Hollywood Party

April 9, 2007 (C354)

Binion's In Trouble Again; Le Reve Theater Reopens; Upcoming Hotels Updates

April 2, 2007 (C353)

Prince Extends Run; Riviera Back on Ice; Michael Jackson Makes My Day; Bettie Paige Boutique

March 26, 2007 (C352)

Hard Rock Expansion Unveiled; Tropicana Turns 50; Frontier For Sale?; New Pools in Vegas

March 12, 2007 (C351)

Stardust Implosion Set; Off Strip Driving Tour; Lake Las Vegas Activities; Dress Codes

March 5, 2007 (C350)

New Owners for Sahara; Roseanne Heading to Vegas; Vegas Grand Prix Gears Up; Strip History Fades Away

February 26, 2007 (C349)

Broadway Hits Keep Coming; Aliante Station Breaks Ground; Headliner Comings and Goings

February 19, 2007 (C348)

Center Strip Walking Tour; 2006 Tourism Numbers Up; Planet Hollywood Updates; Vegas Movies

February 12, 2007 (C347)

South Strip Walking Tour; Barbary Coast Becomes Bill's; Liza Loves Luxor; Lady Out of Luck

February 5, 2007 (C346)

Q&A Special Edition: Monorail; Deuce Bus; Video Slots; Tipping

January 29, 2007 (C345)

Harrah's Eyeing New Owner; Harrah's Hides a Million; Golden Nugget Review; Bowling Alley at Rio

January 22, 2007 (C344)

Spamalot Tickets On Sale; Cupcakery Day in Vegas; Stardust Implosion Nearing; Conventions in Vegas

January 15, 2007 (C343)

Riviera Back on the Block; CityCenter Sales Open; Santa Fe Buffet Review; Commander's Palace Closing

January 8, 2007 (C342)

Harrah's Sale; Celine & Mamma Mia to Close; Louie Anderson Show Review; Smoking Ban


2006 Archives

December 18, 2006 (C341)

Top 10 Awards: Best Hotels, Shows, Restaurants, Buffets, Attractions, Nightclubs

December 11, 2006 (C340)

Caesars Expansion Planned; Smoking Ban Delayed; No Roof for Encore; Simply Ballroom Review

December 4, 2006 (C339)

CityCenter Preview; Prince Review; Harrah's Review; Bette & Cher Set for Caesars

November 27, 2006 (C338)

Casino Remodeling Updates; Gay Nightlife in Vegas; Golden Nugget Buffet Review

November 20, 2006 (C337)

Big Buildings That Aren't Vegas Hotels; Loews Lake Las Vegas; Playboy Club; Cupcakery Review

November 13, 2006 (C336)

Lady Not So Lucky; Holidays Vegas Style; Beatles on Tap for Mirage; Rita Rudner Interview

November 6, 2006 (C335)

Tropicana Spared; Prince in Las Vegas; Neonopolis: Anatomy of a Disaster; Lucky Cheng's Review

October 30, 2006 (C334)

Stardust to Close This Week; South Coast Becomes South Point; New Construction Photos

October 16, 2006 (C333)

Reader's Poll Results; Aliante Station Sneak Peek; Siegfried & Roy Receive a Star

October 9, 2006 (C332)

Reader's Poll Results; The Future of Harrah's; Questions about Future Vegas

October 2, 2006 (C331)

Harrah's Gets Buyout Offer; Green Valley Ranch Expansion Set to Open; Playboy Club Debut

September 25, 2006 (C330)

Indoor Water Park/Ski Resort Planned for Vegas; Splash Closes; Wild Winds in Vegas

September 18, 2006 (C329)

Stardust to Close November 1; Red Rock Condos Killed; Opera on the Lake; Riviera Sale Rejected

September 11, 2006 (C328)

Nightclub Crawl; Wynn Dealers Tips Taken; CityCenter Causing Traffic Trouble; Vegas Thrills

August 28, 2006 (C327)

Suspended Marriage Licenses; Upcoming Hotels; Paris Hilton Day

August 21, 2006 (C326)

Elvis Cirque Show Planned for Vegas; Trains to Vegas?; Madame Tussaud's Review

August 14, 2006 (C325)

New Bid for Riviera; Mac King Extends Contract; Bodies at Tropicana; Lance Burton Review

August 7, 2006 (C324)

Redefining "Loose" Slots; Celebrity Spotting; Mandalay Bay Condos; Four Seasons Review

July 31, 2006 (C323)

South Coast Sold; Liza Set for Luxor; Happy 40th Caesars Palace; Pamapas Review

July 24, 2006 (C322)

Clint Holmes Show to Close; Beach Nightclub to Close; Price is Right Live Review; Hash House Review

July 17, 2006 (C321)

Neon Lights Project Planned for Downtown; Phantom Show Review; Brett Butler at Tropicana

July 10, 2006 (C320)

More Cirque Planned; Planet Hollywood Makeover Underway; Red Rock Resort Review; Cirque's Love Review

June 26, 2006 (C319)

Harrah's Buys Up Surrounding Land; Stardust Memories; Westward Ho Demolished; Best Hotel for Me?

June 19, 2006 (C318)

Montreaux Themed Hotel Planned; Cannery Expansion; Wet n' Wild To Return?; Mandalay Players Club

June 12, 2006 (C317)

Hairspray Closes; Las Ramblas Hotel Cancelled; Megabucks Hits at Cannery

June 5, 2006 (C316)

The Lowdown on Increasing Fees; Frontier to Be Imploded in December; Cirque/Elvis Rumor; Summer Room Rates

May 22, 2006 (C315)

Tropicana Has New Owner; Desert Passage to Get Makeover; Toni Braxton Signs Headliner Deal; Terrible's Expands

May 15, 2006 (C314)

Hard Rock Sold; Avenue Q to Close; Boardwalk Imploded; Hot Dog Eating Contest

May 8, 2006 (C313)

Strip Ownership Battle Continues; The Next Wave of Strip Development; Dumbest Questions

May 1, 2006 (C312)

Encore Groundbreaking; Trop Bidding War Continues; Biggest Slot Wins; Drive Review

April 24, 2006 (C311)

Cirque Beatles Show Announced; Golden Nugget Expansion Planned; Red Rock Opens; Who Owns What?

April 17, 2006 (C310)

Red Rock Resort Preview; Frontier Replacement Rumors; Riviera Offers; More Broadway Planned

April 10, 2006 (C309)

Las Vegas Wedding Story Part II; Riviera Sold; Tropicana Suitors Multiply; Barney's Set for Palazzo

April 3, 2006 (C308)

Las Vegas Wedding Story Part I; Venetian Gets Poker; Phantom Draws Near; Las Ramblas in Jeopardy

March 27, 2006 (C307)

Gambling to Go Wireless; Welcome to Pokerdome; How to Beat the Heat; Nightclub Crawl

March 20, 2006 (C306)

Tropicana Sold; Elvis Rumored for Vegas; Implosion Notes; Silver Peak Grill Review

March 13, 2006 (C305)

Red Rock Set to Open; Downtown Barbeque; Museums in Vegas; Fashionistas Review

March 6, 2006 (C304)

Fremont East Project Moves Forward; Show Shuffle; Planet Hollywood Update; Blue Man Group Review

February 27, 2006 (C303)

Hard Rock Expansion Cancelled; Rita Rudner Show to Close; Boyd Goes North; South Coast Review

February 20, 2006 (C302)

Hairspray Review; Tropicana Replacement Details; Avenue Q to Close; Bourbon Street Imploded

February 13, 2006 (C301)

CityCenter Update; Stratosphere Suicide; Lady Luck Closes; Elton John Review

February 6, 2006 (C300)

Hooters Hotel Debuts; CityCenter Gets Bigger; Rolling Stone Casino Proposed; American Idol in Vegas

January 30, 2006 (C299)

MGM Grand Fire; Sports Themed Resort Proposed; Hairspray Set to Open; Budget Vacations in Vegas

January 23, 2006 (C298)

Frontier's Final Year; Riviera Redux; Wolfgang Puck Review

January 16, 2006 (C297)

Boardwalk Closes; Castaways Imploded; What's New for 2006?

January 9, 2006 (C296)

Stardust to Close/Replacement Unveiled; Stratosphere Roller Coaster Closes; New Station Casino Planned


2005 Archives

December 19, 2005 (C295)

Best Hotels; Best Restaurants; Best Shows; Lady Luck to Close

December 12, 2005 (C294)

New Wynn Project; Tropicana Still in the Game; Triple George Review

December 5, 2005 (C293)

Reba Goes Vegas; Christmas Room Rates; Avenue Q Review

November 28, 2005 (C292)

Barry Manilow Review; Harrah's Considering Extreme Makeover; MGM Grand Fire 25th Anniversary

November 21, 2005 (C291)

Westward Ho Closes; More Monorail Problems; Miss America

November 14, 2005 (C290)

Vegas Thanks; Caesars Goes Caribbean; Show Update

November 7, 2005 (C289)

Rumor Control: Airport Monorail, Tropicana Closure, Celebrities in Vegas

October 31, 2005 (C288)

Castaways Sails Off; Cosmo Unveiled; Monorail's 10 Millionth Passenger

October 24, 2005 (C287)

Boardwalk to Close; Bourbon Street Closes; Las Ramblas Details

October 10, 2005 (C286)

Comedy Festival; Chocolate Swan Online; Neon Art Exhibit

October 3, 2005 (C285)

Elvis Museum to Close; Hooters is Smokin'; Theme Hotels

September 26, 2005 (C284)

Tragedy on The Strip; LV Hilton Makeover; Strip Rumors

September 19, 2005 (C283)

CityCenter Price Tag Balloons; Westward Ho to Close; Blue Men on the Move

September 12, 2005 (C282)

Planet Hollywood New Look; Golden Nugget Makeover; Clooney's Vegas Venture

August 29, 2005 (C281)

Imperial Palace Sold; W Details; Desert Passage Makeover

August 22, 2005 (C280)

Planet Hollywood Makeover; Hairspray gets Fierstein; Le Reve Review

August 15, 2005 (C279)

New Caesars Tower Debuts; Clint Holmes Review; Best Bette in Vegas?

August 8, 2005 (C278)

Mirage Makeover; Barry Extends Gig; Red 8 Review

August 1, 2005 (C277)

Spamalot at Wynn; Bourbon Street To Close; New Vegas Book

July 25, 2005 (C276)

Splash Review; Wynn Nightclub Gets Overhaul; Avenue Q Tix On Sale

July 18, 2005 (C275)

Trump Breaks Ground; Forever Plaid Review; Rainbow Bar & Grill Review

July 11, 2005 (C274)

Main Street Review; Lucille's Review; Rumor Control

June 27, 2005 (C273)

Wynn Hotel Review; Wabbit Season; Bally's in Jeopardy?

June 13, 2005 (C272)

Shibuya Review; Calling All Elvi; 100 Couple Say I Do

June 6, 2005 (C271)

Haunted Vegas Review; Wynn Figures; Trump vs. Trump

May 30, 2005 (C270)

South Coast Preview; Wireless Wagering; Jumbo Jackpot

May 23, 2005 (C269)

Lady Luck Sold; Fontainebleau Planned for Strip; Airport Expansion

May 16, 2005 (C268)

Wynn Reviews; Billion Dollar Casino Jackpot; Touch of London

May 9, 2005 (C267)

Fix Restaurant Review; More Monorail Problems; MGM/Mandalay Merger Complete

May 2, 2005 (C266)

Wynn Opening; First Impressions; Wynn Casino

April 25, 2005 (C265)

Vegas Centennial; Wynn Set to Open; Newton Moves to Hilton

April 18, 2005 (C264)

The Strip 40 Years Ago; Planet Hollywood Expansion; Hooters Groundbreaking

April 11, 2005 (C263)

Wynn Las Vegas Preview; Casino Legends Museum Closed; Wayne Newton Leaving Stardust

April 4, 2005 (C262)

Margaritaville Review; Countdown to Wynn; Comdex Cancelled

March 28, 2005 (C261)

Santa Fe Station Review; Performing Arts Center Gift; Best BBQ in Vegas

March 21, 2005 (C260)

THEhotel Review; Horseshoe Disappears; Cravings Buffet Review

March 14, 2005 (C259)

Chippendales Review; American Idol Odds; Blue Man Group vs. Robots

March 7, 2005 (C258)

Green Valley Ranch Review; Borg Invasion Review; Palms Third Tower

February 28, 2005 (C257)

Silverton Review; Best Players Club

February 21, 2005 (C256)

Atomic Testing Museum Review; Countdown to Wynn; Shopping Casino?

February 14, 2005 (C255)

We Will Rock You Review; Golden Nugget Sold; Monorail Update

February 7, 2005 (C254)

KÀ Review; Bobby Flay Review; Tropicana Execution Stayed

January 31, 2005 (C253)

Fountains of Bellagio Behind the Scenes; Stripper Law Struck Down; Club Crawl

January 24, 2005 (C252)

Wynn Taking Reservations; Club Crawl; Mini Hotel Reviews

January 17, 2005 (C251)

Silverton Partners with Hootie; Wild Weather; A Look Back at 1955

January 10, 2005 (C250)

New Year's Eve Vegas Style; Bellagio Expansion Opens; Monorail Back on Track


2004 Archives

December 20, 2004 (C249)

Monorail Update; Barry Signs a Deal; Top 10 Hotels

December 13, 2004 (C248)

Centennial Celebration Special Report; Top 10 Attractions; Question of the Week

December 6, 2004 (C247)

Stardust Future Dims; New Year's Fireworks; 2004 Top 10 Shows

November 29, 2004 (C246)

Wynn Chef Stable Grows; TI Buffet Opens; Binion Retrial Verdicts

November 15, 2004 (C245

Wynn Expansion Details; Lake Las Vegas Island; CityCenter Announced

November 8, 2004 (C244)

Megabucks Won; City Hall Condos Proposed; PT's Pubs

November 1, 2004 (C243)

Car Falls from Golden Nugget Garage; Caesars Expansion Update; Virus Outbreak

October 25, 2004 (C242)

Real Wayne Newton; Stratosphere Loses Its Top; Monorail Update

October 18, 2004 (C241)

Stations Buys Castaways; Beatles Show Confirmed; Halloween in Vegas

October 4, 2004 (C240)

Souvenir Sign; Hard Rock Expansion; Comedy Festival

September 27, 2004 (C239)

Blue Man Group Moving; Celine Adds a Year; Readers' Poll Results

September 20, 2004 (C238)

New Cirque Show for MGM; Monorail Update; Reader' Poll Results

September 13, 2004 (C237)

Monorail Shut Down; Readers' Poll Results; Question of the Week

September 6, 2004 (C236)

Planet Hollywood Deal Done; Fire at Wynn; Readers' Poll Results

August 30, 2004 (C235)

Fiesta Ice Arena; Carnegie Deli; Shopping is Serious Business

August 23, 2004 (C234)

Hooters Set for Vegas; Vegas Walk of Stars; Monorail Spin Control

August 16, 2004 (C233)

Wet 'n Wild Closes; Mr. O'Lucky Lost; Vegas Terror Tapes

August 9, 2004 (C232)

Readers' Poll; Algiers to Close; Trump in Vegas

August 2, 2004 (C231)

Readers' Poll; Phantom at Venetian; Debbie Reynolds in Hall of Fame

July 26, 2004 (C230)

Monorail Update; Merger Mania; Linda Rondstadt Concert Fallout

July 19, 2004 (C229)

Harrah's to Buy Caesars; Monorail Opens; Bomb Scare on The Strip

July 12, 2004 (C228)

Imperial Palace Fire; Cirque du Delay?; Future of Star Trek

July 5, 2004 (C227)

MGM/Mandalay Merger News; Cannery to Expand; Monorail Set to Open

June 28, 2004 (C226)

Monorail Update; Stratosphere Changes; MGM/Mandalay Merger

June 21, 2004 (C225)

Revamped Fremont Street Experience Debuts; Puppets Invade Wynn; Mandalay Accepts MGM Offer

June 14, 2004 (C224)

DI Tower To Be Imploded; Algiers to Close; MGM Bids for Mandalay

June 7, 2004 (C223)

Mirage Buffet Reopens; Beatles Show Possible; Mandalay Bay Review

May 31, 2004 (C222)

New Station Hotel Announced; CineVegas; MGM Review

May 24, 2004 (C221)

Navigating McCarran; 7 Hot Summer Shows; Most Beautiful Transsexual Contest

May 17, 2004 (C220)

New Museum Approved; 7 Cool Summer Tips; Second City Adds Second Show

May 10, 2004 (C219)

Where to Eat at NYNY; 10 Gambling Tips; Wynn Expansion

May 3, 2004 (C218)

Southcoast Construction; Favorite Things; Wynn Showroom

April 26, 2004 (C217)

Hotel Updates; Entertainment Updates; Siegfried's House for Sale

April 19, 2004 (C216)

Bellagio Power Outage; Staying Safe in Vegas Hotels; Grand Canal Shoppes Sold

April 5, 2004 (C215)

Rumor Control; LVRJ Best of 2004; Jazz by the Lake

March 29, 2004 (C214)

Centennial Planning Underway; Monorail Opening Delayed Again; Binion's Reopening

March 22, 2004 (C213)

Charcoal Room Review; Best/Worst Hotel Websites; American Idol Odds

March 15, 2004 (C212)

X-Scream Review; Pullman Grille Review; Downtown Changes

March 8, 2004 (C211)

Zumanity Review; Como Restaurant Review; V4V Funny Car

March 1, 2004 (C210)

Updated Mystere Review; Sirens of TI Review; Binion's Rumors

February 23, 2004 (C209)

A Letter from Queen; Treasure Hunt; Traffic to Vegas

February 16, 2004 (C208)

Boyd Buys Coast; Casino Legends Anniversary; New Vegas Shows

February 2, 2004 (C207)

Castaways Forced to Close; Handicapping the Oscars; Moulin Rouge Resurrection

January 26, 2004 (C206)

10 Romantic Spots in Vegas; Wedding FAQ; Amazing Johnathan Show Review

January 19, 2004 (C205)

Binin's Closes; Rio Rides High; Mandalay Place

January 12, 2004 (C204)

MonteLago Village Resort Review; New Year's Eve in Vegas; Coming in 2004


2003 Archives

December 29, 2003 (C203)

Top 10 Hotels; Lance Burton Review; THEhotel Opens

December 22, 2003 (C202)

Top 10 Shows; Bette Midler Concert Review; Westin Review

December 15, 2003 (C201)

Top 10 Attractions; Chocolate Swan Review; MonteLago Village Review

December 8, 2003 (C200)

Top 10 Buffets; Vegas Themed Holiday Gifts; Siegfried Keeps Talking

December 1, 2003 (C199)

Top 10 Restaurants; New Year's Eve Room Rate Report; Michael Jackson Hides Out in Vegas

November 24, 2003 (C198)

Top 10 Casinos; New Year's Eve Fireworks & Entertainment

November 17, 2003 (C197)

Westin Opens; Top 10 Awards Announcement; Gaming Basics

November 10, 2003 (C196)

Green Valley Ranch to Expand; Frontier Update; Vegas Travel Tips

November 3, 2003 (C195)

Casino & Gaming TV Planned; NYE Room Rate Report; Sirens of TI Opens

October 27, 2003 (C194)

Paris Hotel Review; Fashion Show Mall Review; Ventuno Restaurant Review

October 20, 2003 (C193)

Venezia Hotel Review; Boardwalk Hotel Review; Medici Restaurant Review

October 13, 2003 (C192)

Roy Horn in Critical Condition; Siegfried & Roy Show Closes; Siegfried & Roy Legacy

October 6, 2003 (C191)

Roy Horn Attacked by Tiger; Monte Carlo Review; Center Stage Review

September 29, 2003 (C190)

Fitzgerald's Review; Plaza Review; Las Vegas Premium Outlets Review

September 22, 2003 (C189)

Hyatt Lake Las Vegas Review; Nine Fine Irishmen Review; Legends in Concert Review

September 15, 2003 (C188)

Binion's Hotel Review; Folies Bergere Review; Readers' Poll Results

September 8, 2003 (C187)

Slot Machine Store Review; MonteLago Village Review; Readers' Poll Results

September 1, 2003 (C186)

Ritz-Carlton Review; Ice House Lounge Review; V4V Readers' Poll Results

August 25, 2003 (C185)

Still Standing: Historic Hotels in Vegas; Choosing the Best Hotel for You; What to See & Do in Vegas

August 18, 2003 (C184)

Bally's New Water Show; Fall 2003 Preview; Q&A

August 11, 2003 (C183)

Outlets Open; Shopping Updates; Star Trek to Expand

August 4, 2003 (C182)

Maxim Being Reborn as Westin; Crystal Ball Gazing: 2007; Caesars Then & Now

July 28, 2003 (C181)

V4V Readers' Poll Announced; More Bars Planned for Downtown; Labor Day Weekend in Vegas

July 21, 2003 (C180)

Caesar to Add New Tower; Binion Murder to be Re-tried; New Casino Details Announced

July 14, 2003 (C179)

Planet Hollywood Plans Massive Revamp of Aladdin; How To Save Downtown Las Vegas

July 7, 2003 (C178)

Golden Nugget Sold; Castaways Goes Bankrupt; What Happened to the Cheap Rooms?

June 30, 2003 (C177)

Fourth of July Fireworks; Stratosphere's New Thrill Ride; Au Revior Le Reve

June 23, 2003 (C176)

Borgata Opening Implications for Vegas; Internet Gaming Setbacks; Vegas Souvenirs

June 16, 2003 (C175)

Dueling Performing Arts Centers Proposed; SpeedCheck at Airport; I-15 Construction

June 9, 2003 (C174)

Venetian Tower; Cannery House Giveaway; Indian Casinos Win Big

June 2, 2003 (C173)

What Mary Did; Zumanity Tix On Sale; Amateur Wins WSOP

May 19, 2003 (C172)

Rio Carnival World Buffet Review; Four Queens Review; Go Online for Best Airfares

May 12, 2003 (C171)

Tuscany Suites Review; Ronn Lucas Review; Westward Ho Review

May 5, 2003 (C170)

Imperial Palace Review; Jillian's Review; Blue Moon Resort Review

April 28, 2003 (C169)

Celine Dion Review; Ming Terrace Review; Rio Suites Review

April 14, 2003 (C168)

Station Bonus Jackpots; Websites to Watch; Players Club Tutorial

April 7, 2003 (C167)

Celine Sings While Critics Complain; LVRJ Best of Vegas; SixtiesMania Show Review

March 31, 2003 (C166)

Megabucks Hits for Nearly $40 Million; Las Vegas Loss Could Be Your Gain: Bally's Hotel Review

March 24, 2003 (C165)

Sevilla Restaurant Review; Cannery Buffet Review; Half Price Show Tickets

March 17, 2003 (C164)

Richard Petty Driving Experience Review: Mamma Mia! Review; Construction Update

March 10, 2003 (C163)

Staying Safe in Vegas Part 2; Top 10 Vegas Movies; Neonopolis Struggles

March 3, 2003 (C162)

Staying Safe in Vegas Part 1; Lucky 7 Gambling Tips; Megabucks Hits Record

February 24, 2003 (C161)

Parking Tips & Tricks; Celebrity Sightings; Gaming Loss Worries Vegas

February 17, 2003 (C160)

Suncoast Hotel Review; Neon Gravyard; New Hotel/Ferris Wheel Approved for The Strip

February 10, 2003 (C159)

Cannery Hotel Review; Fiesta Henderson Hotel Review; Ritz Carlton Preview

February 3, 2003 (C158)

Santa Fe Hotel Review; Sonoma Cellar Restaurant Review; David Strassman Show Review

January 27, 2003 (C157)

Las Vegas Hilton Hotel Review; Mac King Show Review; Taos Steakhouse Restaurant Review

January 20, 2003 (C156)

Living on The Strip; Strip Shopping; Weather or Not to Go to Vegas

January 13, 2003 (C155)

Planning for 2003; Photo Exhibit on Classic Vegas; Best of the Rest

January 06, 2003 (C154)

Guggenheim Goes; New Year's Eve in Vegas; Super Bowl Parties


2002 Archives

December 23, 2002 (C153)

Top 10 Hotels; What's New in Vegas in 2003; Downtown Hotels Sold

December 16, 2002 (C152)

Top 10 Restaurants; Top 10 Buffets; New Year's Eve Room Rate Report

December 9, 2002 (C151)

Top 10 Shows; Top 10 Attractions; Blue Moon Resort

December 2, 2002 (C150)

Top 10 Casinos; New Year's Eve Room Rate Report; Vegas Holiday Gift Ideas

November 25, 2002 (C149)

Stardust Review; Orleans Review; Moon Resort Planned

November 18, 2002 (C148)

New Year's Eve Room Rate Report; Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix Review; V Show Review

October 21, 2002 (C147)

Slot Machine Previews

October 14, 2002 (C146)

Readers Poll Best Overall Hotel, Best Strip Hotel, and Best Downtown Hotel

October 7, 2002 (C145)

Readers Poll Best Rooms, Service, Locals Hotel; Sahara 50th Anniversary

September 30, 2002 (C144)

Readers Poll Best Restaurant & Buffet; Slot Machine Previews

September 23, 2002 (C143)

Readers Poll Best Show & Best Casino; Castaways to Expand

September 16, 2002 (C142)

Readers Poll Best Attraction & Best Nightclub; Maxim Sold

September 9, 2002 (C141)

Vegas Recovery Slow But Steady; Mass Transit Plans; Planning Your Trip to Vegas Part VII

September 2, 2002 (C140)

Bellagio Expansion Back on Track; Going Back to Vegas Basics Part II; Vegas: Target for Terrorists?

August 26, 2002 (C139)

Going Back to Vegas Basics Part I; Tropicana Chicken Defeated; Vegas Posts Record Declines

August 12, 2002 (C138)

Care for a Lap Dance?; Two Deaths at Vegas Tourist Spots; Review 411

August 5, 2002 (C137)

Reader's Poll; Travel Tip: Airport Check In; Vegas Brands Branch Out

July 29, 2002 (C136)

Station Announces New Casino; Vegas Tries Broadway Again; Penn & Teller Review

July 22, 2002 (C135)

Planning Your Trip to Vegas Part VI; Downtown Arena Approved; Storm to Close

July 15, 2002 (C134)

Darren Romeo Review; Nuclear Waste Dump Approved; Planning Your Trip to Vegas Part V

July 8, 2002 (C133)

Venetian Review; Sunset Station Review; Battista's Review

July 1, 2002 (C132)

Gladys Knight Review; Caesars Magical Empire Review; Gold Coast Hotel Review

June 24, 2002 (C131)

Le Reve to Cost $2 Billion; Cirque du Vegas; Planning Your Trip to Vegas Part IV

June 17, 2002 (C130)

$10,000 Chicken Challenge; Strike Possible for Downtown; Yucca Mountain

June 10, 2002 (C129)

Stratosphere Buffet Review; Summer Room Rate Report; Planing Your Trip to Vegas Part III

June 3, 2002 (C128)

Liberace Museum Review; House of Blues Gospel Buffet Review; Scintas Review

May 27, 2002 (C127)

Trip Report; Orleans Buffet Review; Planning Your Trip to Vegas Part II

May 20, 2002 (C126)

CineVegas Film Festival; Players' Club Tutorial; Planning Your Trip to Vegas Part I

May 13, 2002 (C125)

Loosest Slots?; Vegas Union Strike Looms; New Hotel & Show Sections

May 6, 2002 (C124)

North Strip Boom?; Wild Wild West in Laughlin; Summer Room Rate Report

April 29, 2002 (C123)

Neonopolis Set to Open; Halloween Festival Planned; The Dan Tanna Era

April 15, 2002 (C122)

Ghostbar Review; Seven Review; Gipsy Review

April 8, 2002 (C121)

Riviera Review; Skintight Review; Showgirls of Magic Review

April 1, 2002 (C120)

Lady Luck Review; Garduno's Review; Coyote Ugly Review

March 25, 2002 (C119)

JW Marriott Review; Palms Buffet Review; Amazing Johnathan Review

March 18, 2002 (C118)

Palms Review; Stivali Restaurant Review; Thunder From Down Under Review

March 11, 2002 (C117)

Green Valley Ranch Review; New York-New York Review; Bullshrimp Review

March 4, 2002 (C116)

Future Reviews; Charo Show Review; Light Nightclub Review

February 18, 2002 (C115)

New Hotel Planned for Vegas; Kids in Vegas; Shortcuts

February 11, 2002 (C114)

What's Next for Vegas?; Valentine's Special; Q&A

February 4, 2002 (C113)

Tropicana May be Demolished; Lucky 7 Gaming Tips; Las Vegas Recovery

January 28, 2002 (C112)

February Hotel Prices; Price Is Right Riot; Players' Club Cards

January 21, 2002 (C111)

Vacation Village Closes; Changes at the Palms; Q&A Special

January 14, 2002 (C110)

New Year's Eve in Vegas; Green Valley Ranch Preview; Q&A Specials


2001 Archives

December 24, 2001 (C109)

Holiday Wishes; Top 10 Hotels; Last Minute Shopping Ideas

December 17, 2001 (C108)

Green Valley Ranch Preview; Top 10 Attractions; Top 10 Free Attractions

December 10, 2001 (C107)

Top 10 Restaurants; Top 10 Buffets; Year in Review

December 3, 2001 (C106)

Top 10 Shows; 2001 Year in Review; What Mary Ate...

November 26, 2001 (C105)

Top 10 Casinos; Carluccio's Review; LaFemme Review

November 19, 2001 (C104)

New Year's Eve Entertainment & Room Rate Report; USO Benefit

November 12, 2001 (C103)

Palms Preview; Downtown Vegas Update; Stratosphere Thrill Ride Proposal Pulled

November 5, 2001 (C102)

Le Reve (Hotel) Preview; Kahunaville Review; Stratosphere Ride Battle

October 22, 2001 (C101)

New Year's Update; Ra Review; Saying Goodbye to the DI

October 15, 2001 (C100)

Guggenheim/Hermitage Reviews; Margaret Cho Review; Airport Restrictions

October 8, 2001 (C099)

Aladdin Bankruptcy; Vegas Tourism Improving; New Slots Debut

October 1, 2001 (C098)

Margaret Cho Interview; Aladdin Nearing Bankruptcy; Vegas Tries to Lure Visitors

September 24, 2001 (C097)

Terrorist Attacks Impact on Vegas; New Year's Eve Room Rate Report; Desert Inn Implosion Still On

September 17, 2001 (C096)

Las Vegas Reacts to Terrorist Attacks; Stratosphere Ride Off the Tracks; Tic Tac Toe Playing Chicken

September 10, 2001 (C095)

Madonna Concert Review; Studio 54 Review; New Hotel Planned for Henderson

September 3, 2001 (C094)

Stratosphre Thrill Ride Opposed; Paris Turns 2; How Slots Work

August 27, 2001 (C093)

Weekly Column Goes National; Wynn's Plans for Desert Inn; Monorail Construction Begins

August 20, 2001 (C092)

Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak; Aladdin Troubles Continue; Orleans and the Bad Bandana

August 13, 2001 (C091)

Madame Tussaud's Review; Bougainvillea Review; Venetian Museums

August 6, 2001 (C090)

ESPN Sports Zone Review; Whoopi Goldberg Review; Vegas Hotel Updates

July 23, 2001 (C089)

Texas Station Review; Midnight Fantasy Review; Sunshine Cafe Review

July 16, 2001 (C088)

Fiesta Review; Skintight Review; Sazio Review

July 9, 2001 (C087)

Stratosphere Review; Men Are From Mars... Review; Sammy's Review

July 2, 2001 (C086)

Terrible's Review; Clint Holmes Review; Cili Restaurant Review

June 25, 2001 (C085)

Castaways Review; Rita Rudner Review; Mizuno's Review

June 18, 2001 (C084)

Boulder Station Review; Storm (Show) Review; Austins Review

June 4, 2001 (C083)

Vegas4Visitors Museum; Gold Spike Fire; La Femme Set for MGM

May 28, 2001 (C082)

More Shopping for Vegas; Bellagio Most Successful Hotel; New Stratosphere Ride

May 21, 2001 (C081)

Caesars Expansion Includes Celine Dion; Vegas Bootleg Recordings; Aladdin Situation Worsens

May 14, 2001 (C080)

Excalibur Review; Memphis Championship BBQ Review; 808 Review

May 7, 2001 (C079)

Show Reviews: Second City; EFX Alive; Bottom's Up

April 30, 2001 (C078)

MonteLago Village Planned for Lake Las Vegas; Spotlight: Bellagio; Steve Martin, Artist

April 23, 2001 (C077)

Nevada Aims to Legalize Internet Gambling; Coming Soon to Vegas

April 16, 2001 (C076)

LVRJ Best Of Vegas Picks; Can Downtown be Saved; New Showroom Planned for Caesars

April 9, 2001 (C075)

Neon Museum to Expand; Aladdin for Sale?; Liberace Museum to Expand

April 2, 2001 (C074)

Ocean's 11 Filming Underway; Room Rates Plummet; Court TV Highlights Vegas Trial

March 26, 2001 (C073)

Fremont Hotel Review; De La Guarda Show Review; Melinda/Magic Review

March 19, 2001 (C072)

Downtown Projects; Vegas #1 in Growth; New Ride for Adventuredome

March 12, 2001 (C071)

Desert Inn Rumors; I-15 Upgrades; Megabucks Winner Testifies

March 5, 2001 (C070)

Algiers to Expand; Siegfried & Roy Staying Put; New on

February 26, 2001 (C069)

Coming in 2001; Caesars Palace Then & Now; Siegfried & Roy to Retire?

February 19, 2001 (C068)

Broadway in Vegas; Vegas Wins Big; Academy Awards Odds

February 12, 2001 (C067)

Venetian Expansion Still On; Desert Inn Replacement; MGM Closes Theme Park Permanently

February 5, 2001 (C066)

Orleans Expansion; Boardwalk Spared; New Casinos Planned

January 8, 2001 (C065)

New Year's Eve a Success; New Mega-Resorts Planned; How a Slot Machine Works


2000 Archives

December 25, 2000 (C064)

Top 10 Hotels; Buffet Reviews; New Year's Eve Entertainment

December 18, 2000 (C063)

Top 5 Shows; Top 10 Attractions; Fitzgerald's New Owner

December 11, 2000 (C062)

Top 10 Restaurants & Buffets; New Year's Update; Rick Springfield Set for EFX

December 4, 2000 (C061)

Top 10 Casinos; World's Largest Observation Wheel Planned; New Year's Eve Events

November 20, 2000 (C060)

MGM Grand Fire 20th Anniversary; Aladdin Troubles; Luxury Brothel Planned

November 13, 2000 (C059)

New Year's Eve Room Rate Update; Wynn Sells to Okada; New Neighbor for Aladdin

November 6, 2000 (C058)

Vegas Gambles on the Net; Stratosphere Tower Topped Off; TI Robbed Again

October 30, 2000 (C057)

Slots of the Future; Palms Plans Unveiled; 10 Stories of Vegas Hotel Stolen

October 23, 2000 (C056)

New Year's Eve Room Rate Update; Station Buys Reserve; Wacky Lawsuit of the Week

October 16, 2000 (C055)

MGM Theme Park to Close?; Rocky Road for Regent Las Vegas; Halloween in Vegas

October 9, 2000 (C054)

Harrods Planned for Vegas; Billionaire Loses Millions; Gaming on the Go

October 2, 2000 (C053)

Weather in Vegas; El Rancho to Be Imploded; Construction Update

September 25, 2000 (C052)

Suncoast Review; New Year's Eve Room Rates; Construction Update

September 18, 2000 (C051)

New Family Section on V4V; Shuffle King; Casino Killer Requests Death

September 11, 2000 (C050)

Casino Shooting Leaves 1 Dead; Construction Update; Coinless Slots?

September 4, 2000 (C049)

Q&A Special

August 28, 2000 (C048)

Desert Inn Closes; Brush Fire; Elephant Retirement Requested

August 21, 2000 (C047)

Column 1 Year Anniversary; Siegfried & Roy Stay; Road Construction

August 14, 2000 (C046)

Column 1 Year Anniversary; Aladdin Opens This Week; Suncoast Set to Open

August 7, 2000 (C045)

Column 1 Year Anniversary; High Speed Internet; 52 Story Tower Planned for The Strip

July 31, 2000 (C044)

Anger Over Desert Inn Closure; Neonopolis on Life Support; Hunchback Returns to Bell Tower

July 24, 2000 (C043)

Station Buys Fiesta; Monorail Closer to Reality; New Art Galleries Planned

July 17, 2000 (C042)

Las Vegas Hilton Sold; Aladdin Set to Open; TI Robbed

July 10, 2000 (C041)

Condos on The Strip; LV Hilton Sold?; Burgers to Bellagio

July 3, 2000 (C040)

Desert Inn Closure Moved Up; Construction Update; Jackpot Winner Still Hospitalized

June 26, 2000 (C039)

Desert Inn to Close; Construction Update; Killer Bees

June 19, 2000 (C038)

Celebrities & Vegas Don't Mix; Rio Lawsuit; Construction Update

June 12, 2000 (C037)

Wynn Announces New Resort; Bellagio Heist; Omnimax Closes

June 5, 2000 (C036)

MGM Grand to Expand; Game Show Slots

May 29, 2000 (C035)

Binion Murder Trial Update; Shopping Centers; Construction Update

May 22, 2000 (C034)

Construction Update; Fire at Excalibur; Car Crashes Into Casino

May 15, 2000 (C033)

Trial of the Century; MGM Mirage May Mean Sell-off; Big Slot Losses

May 8, 2000 (C032)

Other Hotels Up for Sale?; Margaritaville Casino Planned; Q&A

May 1, 2000 (C031)

Steve Wynn Buys Desert Inn; Construction Update; Changes at McCarran

April 24, 2000 (C030)

Desert Inn Turns 50; Construction Update; Q&A

April 17, 2000 (C029)

Maxim Up for Sale; Free Drinks and ATMs Going Away?; Q&A

April 10, 2000 (C028)

Wynn to LA?; Wacky Lawsuits; Vegas Q&A

April 3, 2000 (C027)

Forum Shops Expansion Back On; Mandalay Resorts For Sale; Anniversary of Desegregation

March 27, 2000 (C026)

Steve Wynn's Future; Harrod's Eyes Vegas; Best of Vegas

March 20, 2000 (C025)

Bellagio Addition Postponed; Gore Odds On Favorite for President; Megabucks Winner Injured

March 13, 2000 (C024)

Speculation on MGM/Mirage Merger; NASCAR Attraction Opens; New Airport Proposed

March 6, 2000 (C023)

MGM Gets Mirage; Train Proposed; Coinless Slots

February 28, 2000 (C022)

MGM Makes Bid for Mirage Resorts; Big Loser Sues Rio; Q&A

February 21, 2000 (C021)

Oscar Odds; Megabucks Hits Again!!; Construction Update

February 14, 2000 (C020)

Casino Shooting; Siegfried & Roy Anniversary; Venetian to Expand

February 7, 2000 (C019)

Aladdin Announced Opening Date; Caesars to Expand; Megabucks Hits Again

January 31, 2000 (C018)

Largest Jackpot Ever Is Won; Bellagio To Expand; Five Star Dining; Q&A

January 10, 2000 (C017)

Final Days of Frontier?; San Francisco Resort; Record Slot Jackpot Waiting

January 3, 2000 (C016)

Y2K New Year's Roundup; Concerts and Events; Trivia


1999 Archives

December 20, 1999 (C015)

Wheel of Fortune in Vegas; Train Service Proposed; John McCain vs. Betty Boop

December 13, 1999 (C014)

Vegas prepares for Y2K; Cassidy & Easton to Headline New Show; Maxim Re-opens; Vegas for Families

December 6, 1999 (C013)

Y2K Prices Tumble; Closing and Openings; James Bond Hotel?; Top 10 Hotels

November 29, 1999 (C012)

Thanksgiving in Vegas; Dueling Titanics; Mirage 10th Anniversary; Top 10 Attractions

November 22, 1999 (C011)

Four Seasons/Five Diamonds; Barbra Streisand in Vegas; Betty Boop Busted; Sign Goes Dark; Best Shows

November 15, 1999 (C010)

Shooting at Golden Gate Casino; Elvis Museum opens; Top 10 Places to Gamble

November 8, 1999 (C009)

Fiesta and Texas Station expansions; News updates; Only in Vegas items; High-end restaurants

November 1, 1999 (C008)

Shopping in Vegas; Y2K New Year's entertainment; Best buffets

October 25, 1999 (C007)

Station Casinos to build CA casino; Record Vegas visitation; Monorail proposal; Cheap eats

October 18, 1999 (C006)

Earthquake felt in Vegas; Paris Las Vegas a big hit; Planet Hollywood bankruptcy: Moulin Rouge plans

October 11, 1999 (C005)

Titanic casino; Frontier closure rumors; Maxim closure; Event listings; Restaurant recommendations

October 4, 1999 (C004)

Y2K New Year's Eve Rate Report; Concerts & Events

September 27, 1999 (C003)

Las Vegas Hilton for sale; Wet n' Wild for sale; Concerts & Events; Planning your Fall Trip

September 6, 1999 (C002)

Sahara to add NASCAR Cafe; Stratosphere to be finished (finally); Concerts & Events; Free Vegas entertainment

August 30, 1999 (C001)

Paris Opening; Mandalay Bay a good place to play; Concerts & Events; Getting lower rates


1998 Archives

Prior to the first of the weekly columns on, we maintained a page we called the News Bin, where we would put updates about various happenings in town. Here is the archive of those posts which started in September of 1998 and continued through September of 1999.





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