Las Vegas Travel News 11/02/2010
Eating Las Vegas | Desert Companion’s Restaurant Awards Announced
The Desert Companion issue with the restaurant awards is always worth checking out. View the digital version by clicking on the link below the cover image.
Silverman triathlete to honor Marine captain who died in Afghanistan – Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010 | 1:55 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Another feel-good story from the residents of Las Vegas; this one is about a triathlete who is raising scholarship money in the name of a fallen Marine.
Finally, a way to pour your own beer at Vegas bars | Las Vegas Blogs
Pour your own drink at 10 locations in Las Vegas. What will they come up with next?
New bypass makes for a great dam view | Las Vegas Blogs
I like this piece about the new Hoover Dam bypass. Great perspective on what the view is like from above.
Return of MTV’s ‘Real World’ raises hopes show will inject new popularity into Las Vegas – Living – ReviewJournal.com
The Real World will be filmed at the Hard Rock Hotel in 2011. How do you think it will help or hurt the property?
Top 5 Las Vegas Casinos – AOL Travel News
AOL lists the top 5 Las Vegas casinos … and I'm a bit surprised at the results. Pretty shocked to see neither the Wynn nor Encore noted here.
Las Vegas Weekly : “Halloween photos: Fetish & Fantasy Ball at the Hard Rock Hotel” by Robin Leach: Luxe Life
The 2010 Fetish & Fantasy Ball at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel was the most talked about Halloween party in Las Vegas this year. There's a fun photo gallery in this post that shows some of the action at the event.
The Lion King Will End Las Vegas Run in December 2011 – Playbill.com
Mandalay Bay's The Lion King will close in December 2011. It will be unfortunate to see this show go as it is a popular family favorite on the Strip.
Where to watch the World Series in Vegas | Las Vegas Blogs
Baseball fans take note: Here's a round-up of the best places to watch the World Series in Las Vegas.
America’s ‘dumbest’ city? Annual report says Las Vegas – Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 | 11:29 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
Apparently Las Vegas is the dumbest city in America. I'm a bit bummed to hear the news, but I think I would argue that we're not all that stupid.
Raku’s 15-course meal plays out like a beautiful symphony – Monday, Oct. 25, 2010 | 12:05 a.m. – Las Vegas Sun
If a restaurant critic calls Raku his favorite of all the places he's eaten, you know it's got to be good.
Will tourists still visit Hoover Dam? | Things To Do In Las Vegas – Las Vegas USA Tourist Guide Blog
The decision to open the bypass bridge may have an effect on tourism at the Hoover Dam. But how much of an effect? That's yet to be seen.