Published Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 | 2 a.m.
Updated Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 | 9:54 a.m.
A massive Culinary Union protest expected Saturday on Fremont Street is on course to run headlong into the American Heart Association’s Las Vegas Heart Walk fundraiser and Rediscover Downtown, a move by downtown businesses to draw people to the area. D. Taylor, Culinary secretary-treasurer, said workers would be “picketing to protect their health and retirement benefits.” The union has been in contract negotiations with several downtown casinos for months. Taylor added that despite the fact that “we have proposed no wage increases, none of the downtown owners have agreed to our proposal.” An email provided to the Sun details how ...
Fremont Street Experience Legendary casinos, free entertainment, old-fashioned gambling hospitality – this is the vintage Vegas of the Fremont Street Experience. Some say it's almost intimate. You may even run into one of the casino owners while you sit at the blackjack table. Some say it's the free entertainment that makes us vintage. On any given night you may see famous bands, strolling showgirls, or an amazing saxophone performance. Some say it's the history. Las Vegas started 100 years ago in 1905 near the corner of Fremont and Main Streets. Fremont Street was the first paved street. The Fremont Hotel opened 50 years ago and launched the careers of famous entertainers like Wayne Newton. Others say it's the service. A dining experience at Hugo's Cellar inside the Four Queens is unrivaled and renowned. And we can't forget the gambling. Test your fortune at The Lady Luck or Fitzgeralds casinos on some of the loosest slots in town.
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