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Vegas Taco Bell Now Offering Wedding Ceremonies

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 06/28/2017, 4:00 AM

Here's a destination wedding idea for couples who think outside the box—or outside the bun, as the case may be.  Starting on August 7, you can get married at a Taco Bell on the Las Vegas Strip. All you and your betrothed have to do is walk up to the counter at the Taco Bell Cantina at 3717 Las Vegas Blvd. S., and order a $600 wedding package that includes the ceremony, champagne flutes...

Meet Ozzie, the Only Giraffe in Nevada—And a Painter, Too

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 05/18/2017, 4:00 AM

Travelers with overlapping interests in art and animals may want to add the Lion Habitat Ranch to their itineraries for any upcoming trips to Las Vegas.  The animal sanctuary, which is actually located in suburban Henderson, is home to Ozzie, who holds the distinctions of being the only giraffe in Nevada and a prolific artist.  With the help of trainers and an artist from local gallery...

Britney Spears Ending Vegas Run

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 04/12/2017, 4:00 AM

After four years almost to the day, pop star Britney Spears will end her show at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.  Launched in December 2013, Britney: Piece of Me features more than 20 of the singer's hits, performed (lip synching is a kind of performing, okay?) amid a host of dancers and the collective goodwill of audience members who weathered the highs of "Toxic" and the lows of the 2007 ...

More Vegas Casinos End Free Parking

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 12/14/2016, 5:00 AM

Following a precedent set earlier this year by MGM Resorts, numerous Las Vegas casinos will soon begin charging fees for valet and self-parking at their properties.  Beginning later this month, you'll have to pay to park at resorts owned by Caesars Entertainment, including Linq, Harrah's, Bally's, Flamingo, Caesars Palace, the Cromwell, Paris, and Planet Hollywood—all of the company's prop...

No More Free Drinks at Vegas Casinos?

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 10/21/2016, 4:00 AM

For those of you who dread new technologies, we've got another point to add to your argument. Thanks to new gizmos at a few of the biggest casinos in Las Vegas, many gamblers may no longer get free drinks.  The longstanding practice of keeping casino denizens well lubricated with free booze (which might persuade them to linger and therefore spend more money at the gaming tables) is und...

Celine Dion Marks 1,000 Vegas Shows—With More to Come

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 10/12/2016, 10:15 AM

Celine Dion performed for the 1,000th time in Las Vegas on Saturday—and shortly thereafter added 24 more concerts in 2017. The Canadian singer began a highly lucrative residency at Caesars in 2003. Since that time, an estimated 4 million people have seen her show at the resort’s Colosseum arena. If you’d like to join that throng, you’ll have plenty of chances next year. Tickets for man...

Theme Park Geared Toward Adults Planned for Las Vegas

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 09/26/2016, 4:00 AM

A plan for a theme park geared toward adults was released in Las Vegas last week.  Dubbed Xpark Vegas, the site would include such grownups-only activities as speedboat racing, riding dirt bikes through an obstacle course, bungee jumping, and operating heavy machinery (which reminds us of Dig This!, a fun-with-bulldozers operation that's already in Vegas, and was featured in our recent rou...

You Can Take a Yoga Class on a Ferris Wheel in Vegas

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 07/21/2016, 12:15 PM

Where's the ideal spot to practice yoga? On top of some mountain in the Himalayas? How about on board a Ferris wheel in the heart of the famoulsy serene Las Vegas Strip? Sin City's the High Roller—at 550 feet, the world's tallest observation wheel (it's located at the Linq promenade across from Caesars Palace)—now hosts daily one-hour yoga sessions in the wheel's cabins. With the Strip and...

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