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50 Quotes About Las Vegas
By its very nature Las Vegas is one of the most quotable city on the planet. From Gambling to partying to shows to drinking to all around craziness, Sin City is a place that oozes quotes. From Elvis to Lewis Black to Barry Manilow, below you'll find 50 of my favorite Las Vegas quotes.
7 Great Reasons to Visit Downtown Las Vegas
Downtown Las Vegas is located a few miles north of the main part of the Las Vegas Strip and is the oldest part of the City of Las Vegas.It is home to numerous businesses, government buildings and tourist attractions including the Fremont Street Experience, the new Las Vegas City Hall, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts and dozens of casinos, restaurants, bars, shops and art galleries. It has become a popular hangout for both Las Vegas locals and tourists looking to get away fromt he mega resort on the Strip.
Las Vegas Concerts in June
It is June and the summer season is in full swing and the heat is cranking outside as well as on stages across Las Vegas. There's something for everyone this month. Justin Bieber comes to town, as does Beyonce. Shania Twain triumphs at The Colosseum, Stone Temple Pilot's front man Scott Weiland rocks the Pearl and Celine Dion comes back to the palace that Caesar built for her, Other great options this month are Jewel, The Psychedelic Furs, Tim Allen and Bill Maher. See all the great Las Vegas concerts in June below.
Guide to 'Rock of Vegas' Free Summer Concerts
Each summer the folks who run the Fremont Street Experience bring us Las Vegans one of the best Free events of the summer. For 100 days starting on May 26th and running all the way to Labor Day Weekend Fremont Street in Downtown is home to
Las Vegas Animal Shelters
Millions of Americans have pets. Be they dog, cat, bird or other, animals have long been considered members of the family. Yet, despite this hundreds of thousands of pets end up in shelters every year and worse many end up being euthanized. Lack of funding, irresponsible and immature owners are often responsible, as is the lack of spaying and neutering.
Your Guide to Las Vegas' Most Iconic Live Views...
It is no secret that Las Vegas has grown immensely over the last several decades and with this growth is the surge in live webcams showing everthing from local traffic on the roads to the
Las Vegas Utilities - Electricity.
Whether you are new to the Las Vegas Valley, setting up electrical power in your own name for the first time or moving to a new residence, getting electricity can be a giant pain. This guide will help simplify your life by providing you with one place to find all the info you'll need to start your new life in Las Vegas.
Movie in the Park
As Spring returns and the temperatures grow warmer once more, Las Vegas sees the return of the numerous free movie events that dot the calendar. One of the first on the social docket is City of Las Vegas sponsored movies at Centennial Hills Park hosted by Ward 6 Councilman and former Mayoral candidate Steven Ross.
September Festivals and Events
This Calendar of Events and Festivals will help you plan outings, family fun and shopping for the month of September.
Las Vegas Utilities - Garbage.
Whether you are new to the Las Vegas Valley, setting up garbage and trash removal service in your own name for the first time or moving to a new residence, getting garbage service can be a giant pain. This guide will help simplify your life by providing you with one place to find all the info you'll need to start your new life in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas Deals
The following articles will provide you with in depth information on discount codes, coupons and special deals for shows all across the Las Vegas Valley. Take the kids to see The Lion King, celebrate a birthday at Absinthe or La Reve or be the hero of a bachelor or bachelorette party with these naughty adult themed shows. Check back frequently as deals are subject to change
Discount Codes for Aria at City Center
It may therefor come as quite a surprise that there are numerous lucrative promotions available to locals looking for a staycation or a night away at Aria. The next few pages will detail all the current promotional codes for Aria at City Center. Check them all out for great savings
Best May Concerts in Las Vegas
May 2013 Las Vegas Concert highlights include the return of Shania Twain, three great shows (The Rolling Stones, The Billboard Music Awards and Fleetwood Mac) at the MGM Grand, the three day 15th Annual Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival at Fremont East and Billy Idol at the Pearl.
Henderson – A Las Vegas Neighborhood
While technically a city in its own right, and the second largest one in Nevada, Henderson is often considered a Las Vegas neighborhood. Henderson occupies the majority of the southeast section of the Las Vegas Valley and an estimated 257,729 call Henderson home. While not as steeped in fame as its northern cousin Summerlin, Henderson has become one of Las Vegas' most desirable neighborhoods.
Las Vegas Utilities - Sewer
Whether you are new to the Las Vegas Valley, setting up sewerage service in your own name for the first time or moving to a new residence, getting sewer service can be a giant pain. This guide will help simplify your life by providing you with one place to find all the info you'll need to start your new life in Las Vegas.
The Deuce
Whether you're a Las Vegas local or one of the multiple millions of visitors who come to Sin City, you'll need to get around. The temptation to party hardy and then jump in your car may be greater here than in any other city in the country, which is why alternate modes of transportation like The Deuce become so invaluable.
Summerlin – A Las Vegas Neighborhood
Located a short 10 mile jaunt west of The Strip, Summerlin boasts some of Southern Nevada’s best recreational activities, schools and shopping. Over 100,000 residents call Summerlin home making it one of Las Vegas’ most popular and newest neighborhoods.
Everything You Need to Know about the Las Vegas...
While Las Vegas may lack the public transportation of some larger cities where subways are the norm, the Valley is serviced by a comprehensive bus system that makes it relatively easy, and affordable, to get around town. The Las Vegas Regional Transport System oversees up to 53 routes including the specialty Deuce double decker bus that runs up and down the Strip, the Strip and Downtown Express, the Centennial Express and the Westcliff Airport Express.
Las Vegas Adult Education Classes
I've compiled a list of sources to seek out Adult Education Courses across the Valley. Whether you're looking to take a pottery class, learn a second language or learn the basics of a new trade or hobby, this list will help you to find the information that will help you make you a better you. Have fun, good luck and drop me a line with any great classes or teachers you come across.
Las Vegas Concerts in November
November has come to the Las Vegas Valley and the month of my birth brings many a good concert to town. While shows at The Boulevard Pool have come to a close for the season the other venues across town are ramped up and willing to thrill. November is packed with big name stars coming to big name venues.
Odd and Interesting Historical Facts About Las...
Las Vegas is universally acclaimed as The Entertainment Capital of the World, but it sure didn’t start off that way. The dry piece of scrubby desert was named sometime in the 1800’s by the Spanish, who used the spot as a watering post along the Old Spanish Trail that connected Los Angeles with Santa Fe. The name translates as The Meadows. They came for the water, hidden underground in a series of artesian wells. Page 2.
Your Guide to Las Vegas' 5 Best Live Views via...
These live webcams provides crystal clear and realtime views of numerous Las Vegas ladnmarks, including of one of Las Vegas' most famous (and most photographed) landmarks, the Welcome to Las Vegas sign. Located on the Las Vegas Strip just south of Russell Road The Welcome to Las Vegas sign has been the most famous landmark since it was built back in 1959.
Las Vegas Concerts in September
Las Vegas proudly lays claim to the title Entertainment Capital of the World. Gambling, dining, drinking, clubbing and shows dominate the agenda. Add in national and regional musical performers and Las Vegas can also lay claim to the title Concert Capital of the World. Use this monthly concert listing calendar to plan your musical enlightenment, purchase tickets and enrich your life with some great music.
Bare at the Mirage
Las Vegas is aswim with sun bathed, bare bodied, alcohol drenched pool parties, but few can live up to the greatness that is Bare at the Mirage. Experience the intimate appeal and VIP cabanas of Bare daily throughout the summer.
MGM Unveils New Local's Only Deal Website
MGM Resorts, which includes the MGM Grand, the Bellagio, The Mirage and the new CityCenter has set up a locals only deals website for all their properties.
Las Vegas Utilities - Natural Gas
Whether you are new to the Las Vegas Valley, setting up natural gas service in your own name for the first time or moving to a new residence, getting gas can be a giant pain. This guide will help simplify your life by providing you with one place to find all the info you'll need to start your new life in Las Vegas.
Summerlin Breakfast Restaurants
I will be profiling breakfast places in various neighborhoods of Las Vegas. Here is my list of great breakfast places in the Summerlin Neighborhood.
Las Vegas Concerts in October
As fall comes to Las Vegas kids are in school, the tourists are starting to dwindle and we locals are getting some great concerts. My former boss Jimmy Buffett comes to the MGM Grand for two shows. Elton John tops some wish list. Depeche Mode and Conor Oberst will make the hipsters and alt folks happy. Josh Groban brings his angel voice and Jim Belushi and Daniel Tosh bring the yucks. This is a great month to be a Vegas-ite.
Moving to Las Vegas
So you've decided to make the big move to Las Vegas. Maybe you've been here before, or perhaps like me you made the move without ever having visited. Regardless Las Vegas is as unique a city as you will find anywhere on Earth and the rules and style of living are quite different from what you're likely used to. These articles will give you tons of info on how to acclimate to your new city. From utilities info to information on neighborhoods and locals' deals this guide will help you go from newbie to Las Vegan in no time.
North Las Vegas - A Las Vegas Neighborhood
Like Henderson, North Las Vegas is a city, but is often considered a Las Vegas neighborhood. dominating the northeast section of the Las Vegas Valley, North Las Vegas is home to an estimated 224,387 residents, making it the third largest city in Nevada after incorporated Las Vegas and Henderson.
Boulder City Damboree Celebration
Featuring a pancake breakfast, a parade, a legendary water fight, games, booths and concession stands and of course fireworks the Boulder City Damboree Celebration remains one of the best ways to celebrate Independence Day in the Las Vegas Valley.
December Calendar of Events
December 2010 Calendar of Events for Las Vegas
The High Roller
Las Vegas has become a place of iconic landmarks. The Luxor fires a beam of light into space, millions of people watch The Fountains at Bellagio and The Stratosphere looms high over the desert. But in 2014 when The Linq is fully open they'll be challenged for the top spot on the Las Vegas iconic landmark list by The High Roller.
The Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade
It should be of no surprise that master planned community Summerlin has one of the best 4th of July parades in the Las Vegas Valley. This year marks the 17th year this master planned community has celebrated America's birthday with the Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade, which continues to be the largest 4th of July parade in Southern Nevada.
Green Valley Ranch
When you pull up to Green Valley Ranch Resort and Spa you can be forgiven for thinking you've entered into one of James Bond's haunts in Monaco. Mediterranean style architecture brings a high end feel to what many have dubbed a locals casino. Far from the tourist bustle of the Las Vegas Strip, Green Valley Ranch is a retreat for those of us who live and work in Las Vegas.
Your Guide to Las Vegas' Best March Events and...
March marks the beginning of great things in Las Vegas. The weather has warmed up, March Madness draws thousands of visitors and fans and St. Patrick's Day provides a hedonistic holiday in the middle of the month. Use this Las Vegas Calendar to plan your comings and goings for the month of March.
Las Vegas Utilities - Water.
Whether you are new to the Las Vegas Valley, setting up water in your own name for the first time or moving to a new residence, getting water can be a giant pain. This guide will help simplify your life by providing you with one place to find all the info you'll need to start your new life in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas Tribute and Impersonator Shows
Las Vegas is known for its impersonators and tributes. These are ten of the best
Las Vegas Movie Theaters
I've compiled an easy to use guide to all the movie theaters in Las Vegas. Use it to check tickets times, purchase tickets and help plan your movie going experience. Fade In.
The Hoover Dam
The Hoover Dam, vegas tours, hoover dam tours, lake mead, wonder of the world
Las Vegas 51s Fireworks Extravaganza
What is more American than baseball, hot-dogs and fireworks? If you shrugged and said not much then the annual Las Vegas 51s Fireworks Extravaganza is for you and the family. For nearly 30 years baseball has been played in North Vegas at Cashman Field and for many of those years they've celebrated America's Birthday. This year the Las Vegas 51s welcome the Colorado Springs Sky Sox in on Sunday July 3rd
Albertsons Locations in Henderson and Boulder...
Albertsons is one of the largest and most convenient grocery store chains in Las Vegas. With 35 locations across the Valley there is likely to be one in your neighborhood. There are seven locations in Henderson and Boulder City.
Concert Venues in Las Vegas
Las Vegas has long been legendary for its entertainment. Its shows have become legends and people flock to the city in droves. Yet amidst the early mornings at the blackjack table, the nights watching wide eyed as Cirque du Soleil performers amaze and the titillating ladies of the burlesque shows, Vegas also hides some amazing concert venues. Page 2.
The Fountains of Bellagio
The most magnificent expression of man’s power over water may just be the Fountains of Bellagio. Long a favorite of visitors, locals and lovers, the fountains get most of their water not from Lake Mead from the same artesian wells that drew the Spaniards to this valley so long ago.
Hoover Dam Tours
hoover dam tours, pink jeep, bus tours, river rafting, las vegas
Saturday Movie Matinee
The Clark County Library System brings us another amazing Free Movie Series with the Saturday Afternoon Matinee series in the Jewel Box theater at the Main Branch as well as the Auditorium at the Windmill branch. While other movie series hosted by the library tend towards classic films, the Saturday Movie Matinee brings recent blockbusters and big Hollywood flicks to the screen. Movies at the Clark County Library Main Branch begin at 2:00 PM while the Windmill Branch movies start at 3:00 PM.
AVN Awards in Las Vegas
In a sea of overdone, over-hyped and most certainly overdressed awards shows, the AVN Awards are a treat of a decidedly different flavor. Returning for its annual visit in January, the Adult Video News Awards celebrate, you guessed it, naughty movies.
A - Las Vegas A to Z
The Letter A. Las Vegas has so much going on at any one time that it can make living and working in the Valley a bit overwhelming. To that end I have created a comprehensive glossary of all things Las Vegas. To make searching and finding information in the glossary easy and intuitive I have broken it up by letter. Please feel free to comment, make suggestions for additions and generally make your opinion known.
Las Vegas Museums
Las Vegas Museums bring culture to Sin City.
Movies in the Square
If you love free movies with the kids then you're in luck as another Las Vegas family summer fave returns this June to the Town Center. This summer's Movies in the Square brings some of the biggest family movie hits to the big screen every Thursday night at sundown. Best of all it is free. This season starts on June 7th and runs all the way til August 23rd.
Sunday Movie Matinee
If you really wanted to, you could head to on of the many locations of the Clark County Library System just about any day of the week to see a free movie. The Sunday Movie Matinee at the Clark County Library main branch rounds out there free movie series with films for families. Movies are shown in the Storyroom and begin at 2:00 PM. So grab the kids and spend a few hours at the library enjoying entertainment and maybe even grab a few books while you're there.
A Monday Moment In Time
Yes folks, the Clark County Library system's Summerlin library has a lot more going on that musty old books and elderly librarians shushing you for laughig too loud. One Monday a month in the theater, they encourage you to laugh loudly to some of the classic comedies of old.
Las Vegas Book Stores
las vegas bookstores, used books, rare books, barnes and noble
Sunday Funday Christmas Edition
Sunday is supposed to be a day of rest and relaxation. But we are in Las Vegas, and any day spent resting and relaxing is a wasted day, especially this close to Christmas. This special Christmas Edition of Sunday Funday will help you relieve the stress of the holiday shopping season and let you treat yourself.
Las Vegas New Year's Resolutions
Las Vegas, New Year's Resolutions, giving back, 2014 Put simply, Las Vegas is an easy city to go wrong in and now that a new year is dawning here are several Las Vegas New Year's Resolution ideas to help you recover the balance in your life.
The Joint at Hard Rock
The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel is one of the premiere concert venues in Las Vegas. To anyone who frequents local favorite Hard Rock Hotel and Casino this is of little surprise. From the main circle bar to Mr. Lucky's to Rehab, Hard Rock has long been a haven for locals and visitors looking for a slightly edgier Las Vegas.
Early Voting in Las Vegas
Early voting in Las Vegas is for registered voters who will be unable to reach their polling place on Election Day this November 6th. Early voting also allows you to choose the time you want to vote, schedule a vacation or business meeting during election day and perhaps best of all avoid election day crowds.
Walking Tour of Town Square
A walking tour of Town Square in Las Vegas, NV
NFC North Bars
The NFC North is comprised of four NFL Teams: The Chicago Bears, the Detroit Lions, the Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings. When it comes to NFL football no division is more storied than the NFC North. Dah Bears and the Pack would bring major clout to a division all by themselves, but combine them and you have a legendary group.
Steven Wright in Las Vegas
Just when it seemed as if Steven Wright, the monotone observational comedian, had gone missing from stage and screen, he’s back.
Boy II Men in Las Vegas
Lots of musical groups can lay claim to the greatest [insert genre, variety or other descriptor here], but few have the sales, following and hits to back up the claim. Boyz II Men can lay claim to the title of most successful R&B group of all time, based on the easily definable statistic of sales.
Las Vegas Concerts in September by Date
September Concerts in Vegas by Date. Use this monthly concert listing calendar to plan your musical enlightenment, purchase tickets and enrich your life with some great music.
Las Vegas Natural History Museum
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Las Vegas Mayoral Candidate Katherine Duncan
Katherine Duncan is the President of the Ward 5 Chamber of Commerce. In this role she has been instrumental in bringing various revitalization projects to this historic district of Las Vegas.
Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for...
For the fourth consecutive year the singer/actor brings his considerable celebrity to the 2011 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, a charitable golf tourney running from September 25th – October 3rd at the TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas. A week of fun, golf, parties all dedicated to helping The Shriners Hospitals For Children, often dubbed the World’s Greatest Charity.
Las Vegas Discount Show Tickets
Each month I'll give you a heads up on the deals and special available for the shows and headliners that you've always wanted to see, but never thought you could afford. These deals and discounts are for a limited time and some are available online only. So grab a date, your better half or a good friend and act like a tourist for a night.
Las Vegas 51's Schedule
Each Spring the boys of summer come to Cashman Field and bring with them the crack of the bats, the rounding of the bases and hotdogs, beers, fireworks and fun. The Las Vegas 51's are a New York Mets AAA team and each year Las Vegans get to see the next generation of up and comers.
Rodney Carrington in Las Vegas
When you think of country music, several things jump to mind, Americana, conservative values and songs about trucks, ex-wives and beer. What you don't think of is raunchy humor, violent impacts to genitals and morning wood. Welcome tot he world of comedian extraordinaire Rodney Carrington.
The National Finals Rodeo
Each December the National Finals Rodeo (known as NFR by locals and fans) gallops into the Thomas & Mack Center at UNLV. Dubbed the Super Bowl of rodeo sports the NFR is put on by the Professional Rodeo Cowboy's Association. Usually held the first full week of December, the NFR is one of the biggest draws and has a huge economic impact on Las Vegas.
Top Ten Things to Do Out of Doors in Las Vegas...
Welcome to Fall in Las Vegas. The weather gas grown cooler and gone are the days of shoe melting jaunts down he Las Vegas Strip. Like our northern friends who become snowbound in winter, we Las Vegans residents pour from our homes when the 120 degree summer is gone.
Las Vegas Bars
Las Vegas Show Calendar
Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou
Las Vegas is chock full of great FREE movie series. While most cater to families with small children this ongoing film series at the Clark County Library is catered more to seniors and adults with a thirst for older films.
Still More Las Vegas Comedians
In Still More Las Vegas Comedians I will profile another bunch of funny men and women for your pleasure.
Las Vegas Concerts in March By Date
Spring is imminent and Las Vegas concert season is heating up big time. The month starts if big with Bob Weir, Grateful Dead legend at The Pearl at the Palms. CeeLo Green continues his hot new residency show Loberace at Planet Hollywood, along with R&B superstars Boyz II Men at The Mirage.
Lewis Black at The Mirage
Good news everyone, Lewis Black is still livid. The bespectacled comedian, best known for his Back in Black segments on Comedy Central’s the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, wasn’t always the edge of sanity comedian we know today.
M - Las Vegas A to Z
The Letter M. Las Vegas has so much going on at any one time that it can make living and working in the Valley a bit overwhelming. To that end I have created a comprehensive glossary of all things Las Vegas. To make searching and finding information in the glossary easy and intuitive I have broken it up by letter. Please feel free to comment, make suggestions for additions and generally make your opinion known.
Las Vegas Mayoral Candidate Angel Vasquez
Angel Vasquez is the former director of the Nebraska Mexican American Commission and currently runs a hotline designed to help those learning English as a Second language. With a background in education he not surprisingly sees our schools as the most pressing issue facing the city today.
Governor Gibbons Denies Teachers, State Works...
An unpopular proposal by Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons.
The Double Down Saloon
One of Las Vegas's best kept secrets.
Las Vegas Concerts in April By Date
As spring approaches an the weather grows warmer several amazing things return to Las Vegas. Pool season begins with a bang bringing the return of Las Vegas Pool Parties. It is also the time of year when Day Trips to Mt. Charleston, Red Rock Canyon and The Grand Canyon are at their peak. Perhaps the best of all, at least from the perspective of music lovers is the return of great concert venues like The Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan.
Las Vegas Mayoral Candidate Carolyn Goodman
Carolyn Goodman is the wife of current mayor Oscar Goodman and the president of the Meadows School which she founded in 1984 in Summerlin. As president she oversaw 150 employees with an annual budget of $17 million. She has also served on the board for the Keep Memory Alive Foundation and Las Vegas Springs Preserve, in addition to working with dozens of other community organizations.
Las Vegas Mayoral Candidate Chris Giunchigliani
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The Las Vegas Power Pass
Should I get the Las Vegas Power Pass? Las Vegas Power Pass Cost.

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