Las Vegas Travel News 09/10/2010
Smith Elementary earns national recognition – Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010 | 1:06 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Great news for a local elementary school that has achieved high academic standards despite setbacks.
Oktoberfest brings fall fun to Vegas | Las Vegas Blogs
If you're into Oktoberfest, here's a great round-up of places in Las Vegas that you can celebrate.
Las Vegas Blog: Steve Friess’ VEGAS HAPPENS HERE: Breaking: Liberace Museum Closing
Wow! After 31 years, the Liberace Museum is closing. Hard to believe, but I guess it's a sign of changing times.
Here’s Where to Watch Football Monday Nights in Las Vegas | Station Casinos Blog
A rundown on where to watch the big game at the local Station Casinos.
Your Vegas club survival guide | Las Vegas Blogs
A fun piece with good suggestions on how to get the most out of your night in a Las Vegas club.
Circus-Themed Show, “Red Light,” Debuts at Rio | Las Vegas Blog
This new show at Rio looks like a strange mix between Cirque du Soleil and a freak show. I'm strangely intrigued.
Football betting season begins in Las Vegas with handful of big games – Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010 | 2:05 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
In most cities, the beginning of football season means bringing out the cheer sticks, firing up the grill for some tailgating and going mad with Sunday afternoon parties. In Las Vegas, it's just another good reason to gamble. What team are you betting on this season?
Booze ban now permanent in Las Vegas city parks – Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010 | 12:10 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Open containers are fine on the Strip, but this move to keep them out of the city parks makes the city safer and cleaner.
Riviera announces bankruptcy plan – Classic Las Vegas History Blog – Blog
Such a shame that a Las Vegas iconic hotel has had to declare bankruptcy. Seems to be the same story, different business every day.
Fall concert series to begin next week – Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010 | 1:51 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
For people interested in popping off the tourist track in Las Vegas, consider checking out the free monthly jazz concert series available at UNLV.
Allegiant Air announces new service to North Dakota – Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010 | 12:10 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Yet another airline with another new flight into Las Vegas. This time is Allegiant Air, which will now offer direct service to Minot beginning in October.
Penn Gets Hair Chopped for Locks of Love | Las Vegas Blog
Seriously, Penn rocks my world. This guy is not only an extremely talented performer, but he's got a bit of a heart in that big ol' frame of his too.