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Puff Daddy hosts a Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana fight afterparty at the Joint on Saturday, May 3, 2014, in Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.
Photos: Puff Daddy, Justin Bieber, Khloe Kardashian party during Mayweather-Maidana fight weekend
Monday, May 5, 2014
Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. of Las Vegas and Marcos Maidana of Argentina weren’t the only ones seeing stars over the weekend, as Hollywood, music and sports celebrities flocked to the Strip for the big fight weekend.
An artist’s rendering of MGM Resorts International’s project the Park, which will connect New York-New York and Monte Carlo with an eight-acre outdoor experience.
For when you need to get away from the Strip, without actually having to leave it
Sunday, May 4, 2014
The next Great Escape from the Strip is to be a vast, 8-acre park titled, conveniently, the Park. It will be a big walk-around experience for visitors and locals alike, replete with man-made pools and fountains, tall trees and towering sculptures built for art and shade. In the Park, you’ll be invited to...
WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and WBA champion Marcos Maidana of Argentina attend a news conference at MGM Grand on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. The two champions will meet in a WBC/WBA unification fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday.
Celebrity preview: Mayweather, Juan Pablo, Snoop, Ditch Fridays, Eclipse, XS Night Swim and Azure
Friday, May 2, 2014
It’s a knockout weekend and not just because fight fans expect Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. to deliver a winning punch against Marcos “El Chino” Maidana in their 12-round world championship battle at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night.
Undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. greets former NBA star Bill Walton and others onstage at the AEG and MGM Resorts International groundbreaking VIP/media event atop a bulldozer on Thursday, May 1, 2014, in Las Vegas.
MGM Resorts arena will be a rockin’ venue in every which way
Thursday, May 1, 2014
At the groundbreaking of the new MGM Resorts arena on the Strip near New York-New York and Monte Carlo, speculation abounded about who would open the venue two years from now — and how. ...
Richard Shaefer, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions; Steve Sisolak, Clark County commissioner; Jim Murren, chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International; boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.; Dan Beckerman, president and CEO of AEG; Bill Walton, sportscaster and former NBA player; Luke Robitaille, president, business operations for the Los Angeles Kings; and Dana White, president of UFC, break ground on a new indoor arena in Las Vegas on Thursday, May 1, 2014. The 20,000-seat sports and entertainment venue will be located near New York-New York and Monte Carlo and adjacent to I-15.
Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, UFC, Mayweather on opening weekend of MGM’s new $375 million arena?
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., UFC President Dana White, NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton and Stanley Cup winner Luc Robitaille, president of business operations for the L.A. Kings, were all center stage for the groundbreaking today of the MGM Resorts arena.
Florida Georgia Line arrives at the 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Billboard Awards lineup includes Imagine Dragons, Florida Georgia Line, John Legend
Thursday, May 1, 2014
On Wednesday, Billboard confirmed that Florida Georgia Line will be onstage at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena joining Luke Bryan, plus our Las Vegas rockers Imagine Dragons, One Republic, John Legend and Jason Derulo.
WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and WBA champion Marcos Maidana of Argentina face off during a news conference at MGM Grand on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. The two champions will meet in a WBC/WBA unification fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday.
Weekend best bets: Mayweather vs. Maidana, Holly Madison’s 1923 Bourbon & Burlesque, AIDS Walk
Thursday, May 1, 2014
The month of May starts off with a bang in the Entertainment Capital of the World with top-notch entertainment this weekend ranging from Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight night to fresh standup to a little speakeasy jazz and burlesque.
An artist’s rendering of MGM Resorts International’s project the Park, which will connect New York-New York and Monte Carlo with an eight-acre outdoor experience.
MGM’s new arena won’t stop Goodman from pursuing facility downtown
Mayor feels centers can co-exist, saying, ‘We aren’t here to compete, to challenge anybody’
Thursday, May 1, 2014
As ground is broken today on a privately funded arena on the Strip, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman remains adamant that a downtown stadium will be built and that both venues could...
Rock star couple Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani attend Night 3 of Hakkasan's first-anniversary celebrations Saturday, April 26, 2014, at MGM Grand.
Hakkasan toasts first anniversary with Gwen Stefani, Gavin Rossdale, Calvin Harris, Tiesto
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Hakkasan at MGM Grand celebrated its first anniversary with not a weekend of revelry, but four days and nights of partying with DJ resident headliners Steve Aoki, Calvin Harris, Rev Run, Ruckus, Tiesto, Questlove and Above & Beyond.
Jim Murren, chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, participates in a panel discussion during National Clean Energy Summit 5.0 on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Bellagio.
Q+A: MGM Resorts chief talks more parks on the Strip, pro sports team for new arena
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
In one of his first interviews after Monday’s news of attractions, restaurants and plazas at the Park, Jim Murren promised that the transformation will grow to include all of his company’s Strip properties and predicted that the new arena will attract a pro sports team.
Siegfried & Roy, Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan Jr. arrive at the 18th annual Keep Memory Alive “Power of Love Gala” benefit for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health honoring the Estefans on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
2014 KMA photos: Gloria Estefan’s Broadway musical, reality TV series; George Clooney’s engagement
Monday, April 28, 2014
Even without George Clooney’s phone call, the bidding on his invitation to have dinner at his Cabo San Lucas home with Casamigos tequila partners Cindy Crawford and nightlife czar husband Rande Gerber became frenzied and topped out at $250,000.
Opening night of Britney Spears’ “Britney: Piece of Me” on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at The Axis in Planet Hollywood.
Strip Scribbles: Britney in the ’burbs; Bobby Flay; hot dog-eating contest; Las Vegas Sin fall
Monday, April 28, 2014
Hotel execs booted a publicist for a pop star from the property with orders to never set foot in the resort again — “and you’d be better off never returning to Las Vegas, either.” She cursed the reception staff with the immortal words, “Don’t you realize who I am?”
An artist’s rendering of MGM Resorts International’s project the Park, which will connect New York-New York and Monte Carlo with an eight-acre outdoor experience.
MGM announces restaurant lineup, details for Strip plaza
Monday, April 28, 2014
MGM Resorts International today unveiled expanded plans for The Park, a project that will transform the Strip-facing fronts of New York-New York and Monte Carlo into...
Britney Spears arrives at Planet Hollywood on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.
Celebrity preview: Gloria Estefan, Britney Spears, Eric Church, Nas, Pauly D, Deadmau5, The Wanted
Friday, April 25, 2014
Reigning royalty Britney Spears returns to resume her “Britney: Piece of Me” residency at Planet Hollywood, while Latin pop princess Gloria Estefan joins Queen Latifah, Carole King, Rita Moreno, Jordin Sparks and Fantine at the Keep Memory Alive Power of Love Gala.
Gloria and Emilio Estefan receive a Las Vegas Walk of Stars honor at The Crown Theater in The Rio on April 29, 2010.
Strip Scribbles: Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan in Keep Memory Alive Gala spotlight
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Quincy Jones, last year’s honoree alongside Sir Michael Caine, kicks off the entertainment, and I’ll MC in a night that includes Rita Moreno, Andy Garcia, Ricky Martin, Queen Latifah, Jon Secada, Jordin Sparks and Emilio’s new discovery, Fantine.
DJ Tiesto at Hakkasan Las Vegas in MGM Grand on Friday, May 3, 2013.
Hakkasan celebrates first anniversary at MGM Grand
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Starting today and continuing through Sunday, mega-club and restaurant Hakkasan marks the first anniversary with an unparalleled lineup of some of the world’s highest-paid, top and most popular DJs, all of them residences at ...
WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. is shown during a media workout at Mayweather Boxing Club on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Mayweather is preparing for his fight against WBA champion Marcos Maidana of Argentina at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3.
Strip Scribbles: Floyd Mayweather Jr.; new club at Mandalay Bay; Mark O’Meara; ‘Ink Master’
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
In preparation for the moment when Floyd Mayweather Jr. takes on Marcos Maidana on Saturday, May 3, at MGM Grand Garden Arena, our hometown 10-time, five-division world champion held a media meet-and-greet Tuesday at his Las Vegas gym.
A rendering of City of Rock proposed for near Circus Circus and Sahara Avenue in Las Vegas.
MGM Resorts, Cirque to build 33-acre, open-air venue to host Rock in Rio in Las Vegas
Monday, April 21, 2014
Rock in Rio, one of the world’s largest music festivals, is set for Las Vegas in May 2015 and is a partnership among MGM Resorts International, Cirque du Soleil, billionaire Ron Burkle and Roberto Medina, who founded the headliner concerts 30 years ago.

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