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  • As We See It

    Thursday, July 14, 2011

    Apparently showgirl head dresses and Elvis jumpsuits are not considered fashionable.

  • Food

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011

    The Plaza Hotel and Casino announced today that it is adding Hash House A Go Go to its lineup of restaurants when it reopens at the end of the summer.

  • Museums

    Friday, June 10, 2011

    A Las Vegas developer has plans to turn one of the most beloved movie franchises of all time into an attraction on the Strip. Plans were submitted with the Clark County Planning Commission this week to build a “Star Wars” museum between the Monte Carlo and New York-New York on the Strip.

  • Entertainment

    Tuesday, May 10, 2011

    At first glance, Suite 1168 in Hard Rock’s Casino Tower looks like any other Las Vegas high roller suite. There are flat-screen TVs, a full-size bar and a hot tub large enough for whatever party might wander back to your room.

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011

    It’s the time of year when packs of bikini-clad 20-somethings descend on Las Vegas Strip resort pools with yard-long drinks and hundreds of dollars to spend. It’s pool party season and the most profitable time of year for nightclub operators who are also dabbling in the daylife trend.

  • Business

    Thursday, March 31, 2011

    We’ve all likely stood behind one at McCarran International Airport security — travelers who purge their carry-on bag of shampoo bottles and suntan lotion because they don’t understand the TSA’s 3.4-ounce liquid restriction.

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, March 1, 2011

    The company plans to rebrand and redesign the Fontana Bar.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, March 1, 2011

    Los Angeles-based hospitality company SBE Entertainment announced today it is expanding its Hyde Lounge nightlife brand to Las Vegas. The company plans to rebrand the Fontana Bar at the Bellagio.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011

    When your hotel’s former owners include a roster of colorful mob bosses like Bugsy Siegel and Meyer Lansky, ignoring the past is practically sinful.

  • El Cortez

    Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011

    High above the casino floor where customers are tethered to the slot machines, the El Cortez has spent months revamping its hotel to attract the young, hipster crowd finding its way to the new downtown.

  • A&E

    Monday, Jan. 11, 2010

    South Point owner Michael Gaughan speaks at his American Gaming Association Hall of Fame induction at the Global Gaming Expo in November.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009

    South Point owner Michael Gaughan speaks at his American Gaming Association Hall of Fame induction at the Global Gaming Expo in November.

  • Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009

    One shirt featured in the Jamie Marx spring collection is a design called "The Politics of Women's Rights in Iran," which focuses on women's rights in the Middle East. The line is designed by its 24 year old founder Matthew Senna.

  • Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009

    Substance founders Patricia Zeto (left) and Linda Werner (right) pose with one their hemp-made T-shirts at PROJECT this past week. The two started their hemp clothing line in August 2008 to inform consumers of the environmental benefits on the U.S.-banned plant.

  • Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009

    Substance founder Patricia Zeto looks through shirts at her company's booth at PROJECT this past week. Zeto and partner Linda Werner started their hemp clothing line in August 2008 to inform consumers of the environmental benefits of the U.S.-banned plant.