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July 4, 2010 | By Jay Jones
Sunday Fireworks reggae-style Where: Mandalay Beach (Mandalay Bay) Highlights: Celebrate Independence Day to the blast of fireworks and the beat of Mystic Roots Band. Info: (702) 632-7580, Friday Lilith Fair Where: Mandalay Bay Events Center Highlights: Billed as a celebration of women in music, the headliners include Sara McLachlan, Miranda Lambert, the Bangles and Queen Latifah. Info: (702)
August 6, 2013 | By Jay Jones
Those who overindulge on a Vegas visit can seek relief without ever leaving the Strip at a new medical clinic at MGM Grand. REVIV  bills itself as a “hydration medspa.” It is staffed by a team of doctors, nurses and paramedics whose primary purpose is to treat dehydration, whether it's caused by overexertion in the summer heat or too much alcohol at an all-night party.  “In a bustling city like Las Vegas, people often become dehydrated...
January 21, 2013 | By Jay Jones
Now that the teams have been decided for Super Bowl XLVII , it's time to nail down plans on watching the big game. Las Vegas will be jumping, with nearly every hotel and bar along the Strip offering drink specials. Here's a sampling: Fans willing to dig deeper into their pockets can even party in their own “man caves” or in their hotel rooms, with specials created for the big day. Scores of bars and restaurants are planning Super Sunday packages. The new Rockhouse in the Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian will have a premium open bar. From kickoff until the final whistle blows, guests can enjoy unlimited booze for $100 ($60 for Las Vegas locals)
November 28, 2012 | By Jay Jones
It's back. Megabus , which offered low-cost bus service to Las Vegas from L.A. in 2007 and then withdrew from the market, will begin service between the two cities on Dec. 12, it announced Wednesday. Like Greyhound , which also has recently introduced low-cost service to Las Vegas from L.A., Megabus hopes to lure Vegas-bound Angelenos out of their cars and onto modern coaches with one-way fares starting at just $1. “We've seen impressive growth throughout North America and are confident that our 21st century double-decker buses with Wi-Fi and power outlets combined with our outstanding prices will be a success among California and Nevada residents,” said Mike Alvich,'s vice president of marketing and public relations.
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