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New Years 2008 Articles2012 NYE photos: Red Hot Chili Peppers turn up the heat at Cosmopolitan
On a chilly New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas, two of the night’s most anticipated performers chose to go shirtless -- and it was hardly a surprise. ... more
New Years 2008 Articles2012 NYE photos: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West at 1OAK in the Mirage
Kardashian, who announced in the past week that West and she are expecting a baby in 2013, wore a black, see-through lace dress with floral- ... more
New Years 2008 ArticlesFood writers offer Top Five picks for NYE dining in Las Vegas
No New Year’s Eve plans yet? Fear not! Check out the NYE party and celebrity roundup from Robin Leach and the NYE events and NYE dining ... more
New Years 2008 ArticlesNYE celebrity preview: Maroon 5, The Killers, Beyonce, Pitbull and Red Hot Chili Peppers
Also: Celine Dion, Nicki Minaj, Robin Thicke, Kim Kardashian, Cee Lo, Ice-T and Coco, John Legend, Ludacris, Travis Barker, Brandy, Kelly Rowland, Jordin Sparks, Boyz II Men, UFC 155, The Wayan Brothers and much, much more. more
New Years 2008 ArticlesEvent guide: New Year's Eve Weekend 2012
With New Year's Eve falling on a Monday this year, Las Vegas parties will run all weekend long. more
New Years 2008 ArticlesNYE 2012 Las Vegas Party Guide
Celebrate the start of 2013 with chart-topping bands, A-list DJs and more! more
New Years 2008 ArticlesHot Spots: NYE weekend in Las Vegas
Three nights of A-list DJs and massive parties before the countdown even kicks off. more
New Years 2008 ArticlesLas Vegas rings in the New Year with a pyrotechnic orgy
Eight Strip properties are participating in the fireworks show this year, the newest addition being the Tropicana. more
New Years 2008 ArticlesHot Spots: New Year's Eve edition
Kardashians, Black Eyed Peas and EDM, oh my! more
Notable Nevadans share New Year's resolutions, hopes for a brighter 2011
New Year’s Eve is about looking forward to the new year and making a few self-improvements along the way. And like many others in the Las Vegas Valley, notable residents have their own set of changes they hope to achieve in 2011. more
New Years 2008 ArticlesChatting with 30 Seconds to Mars guitarist Tomo Milicevic
Milicevic discusses his affection for Vegas, concert finales, and something different to look forward to for their NYE show at the Palms. more
New Years 2008 ArticlesEat your heart out on New Year's Eve
Consider compromising the confetti and noisemakers to dine in style at one of the numerous eateries presenting special menus for the occasion. more
New Years 2008 ArticlesBeauty Bar presents an underground NYE experience
Head downtown this New Year's Eve to check out the indie/electronic lineup at Beauty Bar's Snowball. more
New Years 2008 ArticlesEvents Guide: New Year's Eve 2010
Plan your partying accordingly. more
New Years 2008 ArticlesMy midnight: How the Weekly spent the last few moments of 2009
Is it midnight yet? Is the open bar over? And where the heck is our midnight kiss? more

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01.01.10
4:49 a.m.

Felix Grucci: A man at the center of the New Year’s Eve pyrotechnic storm

By John Katsilometes

A total of $500,000 was spent to fire 96,000 blasts from the rooftops of seven Strip resorts for more than 300,000 people, making New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas the nation’s grandest spectacle. Read more...

12.29.09
10:22 a.m.

Are Fergie and Josh Duhamel expecting their first child?

By Robin Leach

Last year, the superstar singer was ducking my impertinent questions about her engagement and upcoming wedding to handsome … Read more...

04.08.09
12:41 p.m.

Strip Scribbles: Matthew McConaughey’s two consecutive nights at Cirque

By Robin Leach

It’s difficult to believe, but actor Matthew McConaughey and stunning girlfriend Camila Alves went unrecognized when they purchased margaritas at … Read more...

01.22.09
4:48 p.m.

UFC + LAX = 4eva

By Sarah Feldberg

It’s a marriage made for Vegas: UFC and LAX have tied the knot. Read more...

01.13.09
2:18 p.m.

A tale of three romances: Criss & Holly, Maksim & Karina and Travis & Shanna

By Robin Leach

Lovebirds Criss Angel and Holly Madison flew off this morning to start a weeklong vacation at a luxury beachfront resort in the millionaire’s playground of Cabo San Lucas. Read more...

01.11.09
7:30 a.m.

Morning Call: Josh & Fergie tie the knot in a private sunset ceremony in Malibu

By Robin Leach

Showbiz stars turned out for yesterday’s sunset Malibu wedding between superstar singer Fergie, 33, and her beau, actor Josh Duhamel, 36, exactly as we had reported over New Year’s Eve when the couple stayed here at the Palazzo after her Venetian concert and Lavo club countdown. They have been dating since 2004 and became engaged late last year. Fergie, once upon a time Stacy Ferguson, chatted with me in our exclusive video interview about being in love and how one day after touring once again with the Black Eyed Peas, she and Josh look forward to starting a family. Josh’s ... Read more...

01.05.09
8:15 a.m.

Paris who? Benji Madden celebrates New Year with DJ set at Body English

By Robin Leach

While Paris Hilton was ringing in the New Year Down Under, former beau and Good Charlotte frontman Benji Madden was right here in Las Vegas. With a 12-strong entourage of friends, Benji partied up a storm at Body English inside the Hard Rock Hotel — and even helped give away $25,000 to the rowdy revelers. After handling the 10 to 1 countdown to usher in 2009, Benji went straight into his guest DJ set. He wound up having so much fun, he went right over his scheduled 90-minute set time. “He was in a great mood, and it looks as ... Read more...

01.05.09
6 a.m.

Morning Call Exclusive Interview: Fergie talks about music, marriage and starting a family

By Robin Leach

There’s no question that pop superstar Fergie is “over the moon” happy in love with actor Josh Duhamel. There’s no doubt the handsome, lip-locked couple will tie the knot almost immediately. However, her lips were sealed about the exact date when I talked with her — even though she proudly showed me her engagement ring and chatted about marriage and starting a family! But in talking to her friends during her Las Vegas visit with Josh and their respective families, it looks as if five days from now — this Saturday, Jan. 10 — Fergie and Josh will marry and ... Read more...

01.04.09
8:30 a.m.

Exclusive Photo Galleries: Kid Rock and ZZ Top close out holiday weekend

By Robin Leach

Just when you thought it was impossible to “top” the megastar power that lit up Las Vegas for New Year’s Eve, along come two rock music superstars in dueling battles to close out the long holiday weekend. ZZ Top and Kid Rock went into head-to-head rivalry last night, and both acts had jam-packed, sellout crowds for their sensational shows. For Detroit-born rock-rapper Kid Rock, it was his second show in less than 96 hours at The Pearl Concert Theater in the Palms. Our contributing photographer Denise Truscello was onstage and backstage for the candid shots of Palms President George Maloof ... Read more...

01.03.09
6 a.m.

Morning Call: Pink & Carey Hart reunite! Will New Year bring a reconciliation?

By Robin Leach

For lovers and those in love, New Year’s Eve is a very special night! Promises and resolutions. Maybe even an attempt to right a wrecked marriage? The reunion between torn twosome Pink and Carey Hart, rock music’s reigning hot couple, was eagerly awaited by those of us with the prying eyes and the nosy tongue wagging! The reunion at the Hard Rock Hotel between the superstar singer and the tattooed motocross stunt king on the second most romantic night of the year was pulled off without a hitch. “It’s obvious that they still care about each other very much,” one ... Read more...

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