Las Vegas Travel News 10/11/2010
Locals casino clears a room for nonsmokers – Las Vegas Sun
Arizona Charlie's is cleaning up one of its casino rooms for non-smokers. Now that's a breath of fresh air …
7 Strip casinos to host New Year’s Eve fireworks displays – Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 | 11:54 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Plans for New Year's Eve in Las Vegas are under way! This year fireworks will be set off from MGM Grand, Aria, Planet Hollywood, Caesars Palace, Treasure Island, the Venetian and the Stratosphere.
Southwest adds 2 Las Vegas flights in new schedule – Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 | 2:37 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Southwest is adding non-stop flights between Las Vegas and Norfolk, Virginia, as well as Las Vegas and Oakland, California.
Barry Manilow Gives the Gift of Music to Vegas Kids | Las Vegas Blog
Love this! Barry Manilow made some local kids really happy last week when he donated truckloads of musical instruments to the schools.
Las Vegas visitor numbers increase 3.5 percent in August – Las Vegas Sun
This is great news for the Las Vegas economy! Sin City relies on tourism, and it's great to see that it's starting to bounce back.
PBR rides into Vegas with thrills, spills, $1 million prize | Las Vegas Blogs
The Professional Bull Riders competition is rolling into Las Vegas in just a couple weeks. Here's everything you need to plan your Western-themed stay.
ESPN Zone Will Now Be Known as The Sporting House Bar and Grill || VegasChatter
ESPN Zone closes and the Sporting House Bar and Grill moves in. Sounds like it will be serving upscale pub grub. Large hi-def TVs are on site as well.
Project on U.S. 93 in Clark County among biggest proposed for state – Las Vegas Sun
Lots of major constructions projects being discussed for the Las Vegas valley. These projects aren't really located anywhere near the Strip, so casual visitors won't need to worry.
Bicyclists get early glimpse of Hoover Dam bypass bridge – Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 | 5:23 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun
In anticipation of the opening of the new Hoover Dam bypass bridge, several cyclists had the opportunity to go halfway across during a bike ride.
Brace Your Senses: The Vegas All Stage Pass is Here | Las Vegas Blog
A heck of a deal for people who want to go on a Las Vegas show binge!