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July 29, 2014

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  • Andeen Rose
    Andeen Rose
    July 18, 2014
    “We’ll do everything within our abilities to make your experience mind-blowing,” says the stylist.
  • Luxor
    9 Things You Can Only Find in Vegas
    July 4, 2014
    If you want bottle service from an elephant’s derrière, there’s only one place to go.
  • The Linq
    The Linq welcomes locals with discount-heavy Bloq Party Tuesdays
    June 25, 2014
    Explore the new Strip development on a budget every week this summer.
  • Steve Winwood
    Master Class
    June 6, 2014
    Luckily for fans, a Steve Winwood concert is all about fresh musical explorations.
  • The Tedeschi Trucks Band is led by husband-and-wife musicians Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi.
    Q+A: Derek Trucks enters new phase of career with Tedeschi Trucks Band
    May 30, 2014
    It’s been a busy past 15 years for Derek Trucks, who, besides leading his own solo band, toured with Eric Clapton and Phil Lesh during his Allman Brothers run. Now, he returns to Las Vegas with The Tedeschi Trucks Band.
  • The Linq
    Center of the Action
    May 23, 2014
    The Linq combines shopping, dining and entertainment in one dynamic district.
  • Tedeschi Trucks Band
    Bringing It All Back Home
    May 23, 2014
    With his Allman Brothers stint winding down, Derek Trucks looks ahead to Tedeschi Trucks Band.
  • Jane's Addiction
    The Shock Treatment
    May 2, 2014
    Jane’s Addiction celebrates 25 years with a trio of anniversary shows.
  • Tedeschi Trucks Band
    9 Summer Concerts to Get Excited About
    May 2, 2014
    Big amphitheater tours are shunning Vegas, but there's plenty of music just around the corner.
  • Fried chicken dinner
    Flavor to Spare
    May 2, 2014
    Famed New York concert venue opened the doors, and kitchen, to its Las Vegas outpost.
  • Primus
    Surprises in Store
    April 25, 2014
    Primus recently covered the Willy Wonka soundtrack. Sounds like a golden ticket to us.
  • Polaroid Fotobar
    In an Instant
    April 25, 2014
    Polaroid Fotobar combines the brand’s history and latest technologies in one-of-a-kind experience.
  • Kristen Everhart
    Kristen Everhart
    April 25, 2014
    Brooklyn Bowl’s marketing director lands one of the coolest jobs in Las Vegas.
  • Filet mignon
    Buck ’em Chayo
    April 18, 2014
    Chayo Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar offers a cavalcade of familiar flavors in modern presentations.
  • A look at Brooklyn Bowl.
    Linq pinning its live entertainment hopes on Brooklyn Bowl
    Oct. 1, 2012
    Brooklyn Bowl is a vast live music venue with a twist — 32 bowling lanes — planned for Linq.
  • This is an artist's rendering of the High Roller and Linq project.
    Caesars touting tenants at Linq project
    Sept. 30, 2012
    A Brooklyn Bowl entertainment venue, a Yard House beer bar and an Asian-themed food and art marketplace are among anchor tenants coming to a master-planned complex being built at the base of a big new Strip observation wheel, Caesars Entertainment Corp. officials will announce Monday.
  • A rendering of The Quad.
    Imperial Palace getting new name: The Quad Resort & Casino
    Sept. 17, 2012
    After 33 years as the Imperial Palace, the Las Vegas Strip resort will become the Quad Resort & Casino, Caesars Entertainment announced today. The Quad will be the gateway to Caesars’ new Linq retail and entertainment district. As part of the resort’s transformation, improvements will be made in phases to the exterior façade, porte cochere, front desk, bell desk, hotel lobby, casino floor, retail promenade and dining levels. The resort will remain open during construction that will continue through next year.
  • A model shows the SkyVue observation wheel relative to Mandalay Bay in the company's offices Monday, May 21, 2012. The top of the 500-foot tall ride will be higher than the Mandalay Bay with a phenomenal view of the Las Vegas Strip, said SkyVue developer Howard Bulloch.
    Fancy names aside, they're still Ferris wheels
    July 29, 2012
    Desert Land LLC and Desert Oasis Investments LLC are building the SkyVue Las Vegas Super Wheel on the south Strip, and Caesars Entertainment is building the High Roller as part of the new LINQ project. But don’t call them Ferris wheels. Caesars is particularly adamant about this. That is why I’m calling them Ferris wheels.
  • Explosives go off inside the seven-level parking garage of O'Sheas Casino is imploded early in the morning Tuesday, May 1, 2012. The garage and casino, between the Imperial Palace and Flamingo Las Vegas casinos, are being demolished by Ceasars Entertainment to make way for the Linq project, a $500 million retail, dining and entertainment corridor. The project will include a 550-foot tall observation wheel, the world's tallest, a representative said.
    Implosion makes way for new casino to replace O'Sheas, Imperial Palace
    May 1, 2012
    The rumble of an implosion early Tuesday provided the latest — and loudest — signal of progress in creation of the $500 million Project Linq entertainment district along the Las Vegas Strip.
  • Brian Thomas, also known as Lucky the Leprechaun, pours a shot for a guest during the Final Countdown party at O'Sheas on Sunday, April 29, 2012. The casino will close at noon Monday, April 30, to make room for the Linq project, a $500 million entertainment, retail and dining corridor set to open in 2013.
    Irish eyes are misty as O'Sheas closes to make room for Linq project
    April 30, 2012
    The notes scrawled on a wall at O’Sheas read more like goodbye messages to an old friend: “Thanks for good times," “We opened you in 1989 … and closed you in 2012," “You’ll be missed.” Shortly before noon Sunday, early by Las Vegas standards, patrons wandered in for a final round of beer pong, poker or shots. The casino closes at noon Monday and will reopen next year in a new location.
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