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December 22, 2014

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CityCenter\'s Aria Makes Debut

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CityCenter's Aria makes it long awaited debut to the public.

Frankie Moreno performs at the Stratosphere on Thursday, April 5, 2012.
Frankie Moreno hitting Carnegie Hall in 2015; Wynn gives ‘Showstoppers’ dancers room to stretch legs
Friday, December 19, 2014
The Kats Report Bureau this week made a stop at an open terrace just outside the 50th-floor Voodoo Steakhouse at the Rio for announcement of the New Year’s Eve fireworks show on the Strip. Seven hotels will fire pyrotechnics during …
The Las Vegas Strip.
NYE in Las Vegas: 80,000 fireworks, music of Whitney, One Republic, Pitbull
The Strip:
Thursday, December 18, 2014
The lucky numbered 7-minute-11-second “America’s Party” performance will be fired from the rooftops of MGM Grand, Aria, Planet Hollywood, Caesars Palace, Treasure Island, the Venetian and Stratosphere.
Kris Jenner celebrates her 59th birthday at 1 OAK on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, in the Mirage.
Are lights dimmed for Light Group at MGM Resorts? Plus, Bill McBeath to Cosmo?
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Friday, December 12, 2014
Have the lights dimmed for the Light Group at MGM Resorts? There are major rumblings tonight that TLG has been booted from MGM Resorts properties in Las Vegas.
Gordon Ramsay mans the grill at the Grand Tasting of 2014 Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit on Friday, May 9, 2014, at Garden of the Gods in Caesars Palace.
2015 Vegas Uncork’d preview: Gordon Ramsay, new chefs and attractions
Dining:
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit returns to the Strip from April 23-26. Star chefs including Michael Mina, Masa Takayama, Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Guy Savoy will join Gordon Ramsay. Julian Serrano also will debut his restaurant Lago at Bellagio.
"Tabloid Junkies" menace "Sneaky," center, played by Xavier Mortimer, during a sneak preview of the "Michael Jackson One" show at Mandalay Bay Tuesday, May 7, 2013.
Cirque du Soleil discusses recent financial obstacles in expansions
Entertainment:
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
In an extraordinarily candid interview, top Cirque du Soleil executives admit that expansion plans have dramatically slowed in recent years. Now after three decades of high-flying — and, in some cases, dangerous — aerial stunts, it’s going to be less clowns and acrobats.
The exterior of New York-New York Hotel & Casino on Thursday, June 6, 2013 on the Las Vegas Strip.
Restaurants on the way to New York-New York; SLS buffet closes temporarily
Openings & Closings:
Monday, November 17, 2014
A pair of long-awaited restaurants are poised to add flavor to New York-New York. Also, a call center bringing hundreds of jobs holds a ribbon-cutting, restaurants and a bakeshop open throughout the Las Vegas Valley, and ...
Husband-and-wife Kim Canteenwalla and Elizabeth Blau at their restaurant Made L.V. in Tivoli Village.
Andiron Steak & Sea, white truffles, Crave American Kitchen, Sage
Counter Intelligence:
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Kim Canteenwalla and Elizabeth Blau, the husband-and-wife powerhouse team behind Honey Salt and Made L.V., have officially announced their highly anticipated fine-dining concept opening spring 2015 at Downtown Summerlin.
Singer John Legend, with model wife Chrissy Teigen, hosts at Haze on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, in Aria.
Strip Scribbles: Haze at Aria to close? New Planet Hollywood shows, $1.65M auto at Barrett-Jackson
Las Vegas:
Monday, September 29, 2014
Joe Vargas is reporting that the Light Group’s Haze nightclub in Aria will shut down after Halloween weekend, and it is closing indefinitely with remodeling plans canceled — at least for now. I’m also hearing that Gold Lounge will get a makeover.
Avril Lavigne celebrates her 30th birthday at the Bank on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Bellagio.
Avril Lavigne toasts The Big 3-0 at the Bank minus hubby Chad Kroeger
Music:
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Singer Avril Lavigne celebrated her milestone 30th birthday at the Bank in Bellagio on Saturday night noticeably without husband Chad Kroeger, frontman of Nickelback, and her engagement and wedding rings.
How well do you know the casino signs of Las Vegas? Here’s a test
How well do you know the casino signs of Las Vegas? Here’s a test
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
No city does signage like Las Vegas. Signs are part of our DNA, to the point we have a museum dedicated to preserving our neon heritage. So how well do you know the casinos of Las Vegas? See if you can identify these signs using only ...
A view of the Aria during a tour of MGM Mirage's CityCenter project Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009.
MGM Resorts fined $100,000 over gaming complaint at Aria
Thursday, July 24, 2014
The Nevada Gaming Commission fined MGM Resorts International $100,000 in connection with a complaint that gaming agents were blocked from observing ...
2014 Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez.
Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez returns to Las Vegas for first time since winning Miss USA
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Reigning Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez of Henderson returns to town today for the first time since making history June 8, the night she was crowned 2014 Miss USA in Baton Rouge, La., becoming Nevada’s first pageant queen to take the tiara.
Shane Sice, 25, of Ireland, pictured here Friday, March 8, 2013, is part of the exchange program at Ri Ra Irish Pub in Mandalay Place in Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: International Beer Day, National Tequila Day, Alibi, Matthew Koma, AVN Novelty Expo
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Drink up! On Friday, Aug. 1, partygoers can raise a pint to International Beer Day with an #InstaGuinness party at Ri Ra Las Vegas in Mandalay Place. The celebration marks the popular Irish pub’s fourth year as an official IBD participant.
Sliders at Distill.
Michael Mina swaps fish fare for Parisian theme; Cheffini’s opens shop downtown
Openings & Closings:
Monday, July 7, 2014
American Fish closes as the owner promises a new concept to replace it. Cheffini's opens a downtown shop and Grass Roots Juice Bar debuts within the John E. Carson building ...
Mercadito's Pescado a la Talla
Mercadito offers Mexican cuisine; Chicago hot dog spot arrives without the attitude
Openings & Closings:
Monday, June 23, 2014
The Wiener’s Circle and Mercadito arrive at Red Rock. Henderson awaits opening of the health-conscious Lyfe Kitchen, and Conn brings its appliances, furnishings and electronics to Las Vegas ...

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