Las Vegas Travel News 07/26/2011
Eating Las Vegas | Porkapalooza!
Highlights from one of Las Vegas' newest dining festivals – Cochon 555.
Thunder From Down Under: Taking it off at Excalibur through 2022 – Friday, July 22, 2011 | 3:33 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
The Thunder from Down Under is secured in the Excalibur show room for at least the next ten years.
First female hotel executive chef on the Las Vegas Strip | Las Vegas Blogs
An interview with the first ever female executive chef of a Las Vegas Strip hotel: Susan Wolfla of Mandalay Bay.
Is Las Vegas Trying Too Hard? || VegasChatter
A good question … Las Vegas has gone through a number of marketing campaigns over the years. Have any of them worked? Does Las Vegas have to try to sell itself, or should visitors come for the organic growth of the city?
Ski & Snowboard Resort expansion to add trails, create jobs – Wednesday, July 20, 2011 | 2 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
A lot of people forget that there's a ski resort near Las Vegas … and it's undergoing an expansion!
Hoover Dam bypass bridge photo grabs national awards – Tuesday, July 19, 2011 | 4:24 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Yikes! Glad I'm not the guy in this award-winning photo!
‘Jubilee!’ at Bally’s turns 30 after 18 million guests, 500,000 pairs of tights – Monday, July 18, 2011 | 1:04 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Some fun facts about one of Las Vegas' longest running shows, Jubilee, which is celebrating its 30th year.
Portion of First Friday arts festival to take two-month hiatus – Monday, July 18, 2011 | 11:12 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Growing crowds and confined space are among the reasons the popular First Friday is taking a hiatus. Rumor has it there are other reasons not being discussed in the public realm. Do you think it will return to the Vegas scene?
Where to eat: 10 of Las Vegas’ best bets for brunch – Saturday, July 16, 2011 | 2 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
I love rolling out of bed late on the weekends and heading out for some brunch. Here are a few of the picks from the local paper for brunch in Las Vegas
Things You Might Not Know About the WSOP Main Event || VegasChatter
Some down and dirty facts about this year's World Series of Poker.