Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 | 11:49 p.m.
Paradise Road in Las Vegas was temporarily renamed Paradise City Road today in honor of Guns N’ Roses’ run in the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel from Oct. 31 through Nov. 24.
On hand for today’s event: GNR’s DJ Ashba, Dizzy Reed, Tommy Stinson, Richard Fortus, Ron Thal, Chris Pitman and Frank Ferrer (Axl Rose skipped the event). Also, Mary Beth Scow, Clark County commissioner; Jody Lake, Hard Rock COO; Paul Davis, Hard Rock VP of entertainment; John Nelson, AEG Live Las Vegas VP; and Suzanne Richardson, AEG Live Las Vegas marketing director.
Academy Award-winning actor Robert De Niro, UFC legend Randy Couture and friends dined at Rao’s in Caesars Palace, enjoying baked clams, rigatoni filetto di pomodoro, meatballs, seafood salad and linguini and clams.
Now that he’s begun preliminary rehearsals, as we reported last week, country superstar and Venetian headliner-to-be Tim McGraw shot a segment for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” today at the casino resort.
“Keeping Up With the Kardashians” reality TV star Scott Disick dined at Stack in the Mirage for dinner before partying at nearby 1 OAK. He returned a second consecutive night to host his “American Psycho”-themed Halloween party where he danced and sang along to Kanye West songs.
Rapper T-Pain played DJ for three hours at Haze in MGM CityCenter’s Aria.
Mix Master Mike of the Beastie Boys, donning Mexican gang-member clothes, played DJ at the Bank in the Bellagio after dinner at chef Akira Back’s nearby Yellowtail.
Three former cast members of “Phantom -- the Las Vegas Spectacular” recently shuttered at the Venetian have teamed up to form the Phat Pack and entertained shoppers at Easter Seals Nevada’s second annual “Cheers to Chocolate” at Tivoli Village.
Cast members from Planet Hollywood’s “Peepshow,” including Angel Porrino and Cheaza, kicked off the Pink Halloween Party at Ri Ra in Mandalay Place pouring the pink signature cocktail Jameson Rose over a pyramid of glasses on the Irish pub’s whiskey bar. The party raised $1,000 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Tyler Posey of MTV’s “Teen Wolf” dined at Pink Taco in the Hard Rock Hotel before celebrating his 21st birthday at nearby Vanity with his mother and brother. After birthday cake and confetti showers from models and cocktail servers, he slipped into the DJ booth to try his hand at the turntables.
Singer Adam Lazzara of Taking Back Sunday cooled off at Minus5 Ice Bar in Mandalay Place and mingled with guests and fans after a high-energy, sold-out performance at nearby House of Blues.
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Arguably one the coolest joints in town, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino houses some of Vegas' best entertainment, restaurants and nightlife.
At Hard Rock, it's all about the music. From the light fixtures made out of drum cymbals and guitar shaped door handles to stage costumes and tools of the trade of legendary musicians displayed on the walls, the hotel screams rock and roll. The Hard Rock's Joint has hosted some the biggest names in music — from The Who to Bob Dylan to hometown heroes, The Killers.Aside from the music venues, the pool at the Hard Rock is one of its biggest attractions. Spread out over 4.7 acres, the pool area features swim-up blackjack, a bar and grill, private cabanas, a bevy of secluded nooks, a waterfall and an extensive live music venue with a dance floor. During the summer, the pool transforms into the Rehab club on Sunday afternoons.
The resident nightclub Body English fuses European elegance with a rock star bachelor pad and it often a hot spot for visiting celebs and popular DJs. Vintage rock memorabilia lines the walls at Wasted Space, Hard Rock's anti-club.
Restaurants at Hard Rock are just as hip as the rest of the casino. Pink Taco serves up Mexican dishes, as well as a Central American and Caribbean menu. Nobu, one of five worldwide Japanese-specialty restaurants from famed Nobu Matsuhisa, satisfies a different taste. For round-the-clock cuisine, Mr. Lucky's 24/7, is sure to ease your appetite even after a Vegas-all-nighter.