December 19, 2013 |
The Christmas feast doesn't have to include ham and candied yams - at least not on the Las Vegas Strip, where nearly every restaurant will be open Dec. 25. Many will be dishing up special palate pleasers on Christmas. Here's a sampling of seven that await diners. Eggs Benedict will be among the multitude of dishes for Christmas brunch at the Buffet at Wynn . Six varieties of the dish will be offered. Artichoke and black truffle soup , served with toasted mushroom brioche and black truffle butter, will be just one of nine courses at Restaurant Guy Savoy at Caesars Palace . The Christmas Prestige dinner costs $375 per person.
December 16, 2013 |
For the next few weeks on the Las Vegas Strip, you can get a look at the glitz that defined the legendary Liberace. Several of the pianist's opulent costumes are on display at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in a pop-up exhibit just inside the resort's Las Vegas Boulevard entrance. You'll see his fox fur coat complete with a 15-foot train and a collection of the performer's stunning boots and bow ties. The costumes contain enough gold lamé, crystals, pearls and sequins to outfit a chorus line.
November 22, 2013 |
Holiday revelers can celebrate the season as “Winter in Venice” returns to the Las Vegas Strip, complete with strolling entertainers, outdoor skating and food festivals. The Venetian hosts the annual event, which continues through Jan. 5. Music troupe Celtic Woman will perform “Home for Christmas - The Symphony Tour” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets cost $75.50-$99.50 and are available online or by calling (702) 414-9000. A variety of special dinners will take place, many hosted by celebrity chefs.
November 7, 2013 |
Nobu, the boutique hotel-within-a-hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, is about to get even more stylish -- if that's possible -- when Nobu Villa opens atop it next year. The 10,300-square-foot Nobu Villa will crown the 181-room Nobu hotel, which is housed inside Caesar's Palace . The views from Nobu Villa will include Las Vegas ' various resorts and the High Roller, one of the world's tallest Ferris wheels that's being built directly across Las Vegas Boulevard. Unlike other ultra-private villas in Vegas designated for high rollers and other invited guests, Nobu Villa will be available to anyone whose pockets are deep enough (prices haven't been announced)
November 5, 2013 |
Images of a $350-million sports and entertainment arena planned for the Las Vegas Strip were unveiled Tuesday by developers AEG and MGM Resorts International. Construction of the previously announced 20,000-seat arena is expected to begin in April, AEG said. Upon completion in early 2016, the arena will be available to host professional basketball and hockey, though it doesn't have affiliated teams at this point. The arena is also expected to be used for concerts, boxing, mixed martial arts, family shows, award shows and other major events.
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October 16, 2013 |
A UC Berkeley law school graduate student was sentenced to six months at a prison boot camp Wednesday for beheading an exotic bird during a drunken chase at a Las Vegas Strip resort. Justin Alexander Teixeira, 25, will serve his sentence at a prison boot camp at High Desert State Prison in Indian Springs outside Las Vegas. Upon successful completion of the program and three to five years of probation, his felony charge could be reduced to a misdemeanor, the Associated Press reported.