Las Vegas Travel News 07/26/2010
Vegas’ Prodigy Dance Crew gears up for Hip Hop International run – Saturday, July 24, 2010 | 12:05 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
A local co-ed dance crew will be competing in Hip Hop International next week. Excited to see how the local team does.
Couple looks to future after leaving desert homeless camp – Sunday, July 25, 2010 | 2 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
An eye-opening story on how hard the recession hit a Las Vegas couple.
Vegas is No. 1 for all the wrong reasons – Sunday, July 25, 2010 | 2 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
It's little surprise that Las Vegas has been hit hard by the economic downturn, especially because the city relied so heavily on tourism for so long. This piece examines Sin City's place as number 1 on the list, and what we as citizens can do to make a change.
Long ride to Bellagio sparked taxicab long-haul battle – Las Vegas Sun
Interesting story about Las Vegas taxis that use the long haul tactic. I really wish this would stop.
Tropicana reborn: Historic hotel gets an extreme makeover | Las Vegas Blogs
I'm totally stoked that the Tropicana is being remodeled instead of imploded. Can't wait to see the end result!
Vegas audiences get to spin The Wheel | Las Vegas Blogs
Wheel of Fortune is now in its 28th year. To celebrate, it came to Las Vegas!
Hip-hop you don’t stop | Las Vegas Blogs
The Hip Hop International Championships begins July 28 and is being held at Red Rock and Orleans. Here's who will be there and what will be going on.
Prostitution concerns prompt city to close massage parlor – Wednesday, July 21, 2010 | 1:55 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Another ongoing problem in Las Vegas: Prostitution. Most recently, a few massage therapists were arrested on the charge.
Solar company to begin filling 278 jobs in North Las Vegas – Tuesday, July 20, 2010 | 12:01 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Always happy to see the good things in the local economy and moves toward more environmentally friendly practices. Two thumbs up.
Las Vegas Blog: Steve Friess’ VEGAS HAPPENS HERE: Gays Screw Up Strip Traffic, The Wrap
Gay activists closed down southbound traffic on Las Vegas Boulevard on Tuesday. People were arrested. Others were angry. I don't think the heat helped.