Las Vegas Travel News 08/20/2010
Vegas-based Allegiant Air to begin service to Moline, Ill. – Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010 | 3:59 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Alleigiant Air to begin non-stop service to Las Vegas (starting at $45 one-way). What a strange destination to add to the flight schedule.
Las Vegas Blog: Steve Friess’ VEGAS HAPPENS HERE: Wynn Resorts Goes Vegan!
Love this! Every restaurant at the Wynn resorts will now offer vegan options on the menu. What a great way to cater to a segment of the population that gets overlooked on the Strip.
We’re Tossing Las Vegas’ Best Salads | Station Casinos Blog
Finding tasty salads in Las Vegas. Granted, these are all from the Station Casinos Blog, but they all still look pretty good.
Timberlake, Aguilera, Diddy and Friends Help Kids | Las Vegas Blog
A jam-packed celebrity concert on October 23 will raise money for Shriners Hospitals.
Eating Las Vegas | Restaurant Week Begins August 30 – Be There or be Three Square!
Restaurant Week begins August 30. This is a complete list of participating restaurants.
Our New Favorite Game: Monopoly Las Vegas | Las Vegas Blog
I'm not a Monopoly fan, but I love, love, LOVE the attention to detail on this Las Vegas-themed Monopoly game. The perfect holiday gift for a Las Vegas fan!
Monorail proposes plan to cut $630 million in debt – Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010 | 11:34 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
The Las Vegas Monorail is a sore spot for locals and travelers alike. Many people think it's too expensive and the route is too inconvenient. It looks like this has affected ridership, and now it's floating in bankruptcy.
Eating Las Vegas | NU SANCTUARY LOUNGE
This isn't the first time I've heard good things about Nu Sanctuary. Have any of you eaten there? What are your thoughts?
Report: Las Vegas tops list of nation’s most stressful cities – Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010 | 12:41 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Ouch! Las Vegas is the nation's most stressful city due to the following stressors: high unemployment, long work hours, limited access to health care, poor physical health, lack of exercise and long commutes.
Construction on new park in northwest Las Vegas begins – Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010 | 2:15 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
I admit that this news story is not necessarily of interest to the general public, but I find stories like this to be uplifting. A lot of people can't imagine Las Vegas as a residential community, but plenty of people enjoy the amenities offered by the city. This particular park is going to be built in a part of town that is relatively new and growing.
Last of the Las Vegas Memories – Classic Las Vegas History Blog – Blog
I love this roundup of photos that highlight Las Vegas memories throughout the years. The snow day in 2008 didn't happen all that long ago. We had three inches of snow where I worked and they sent us home early!