Westgate Las Vegas renovations are underway; timeshares selling well

Westgate Resorts founder David Siegel is joined by Clark County Commissioners Chris Giunchigliani and Tom Collins at the unveiling of the sign for the former LVH on Wednesday, July 22, 2014.

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Westgate Resorts founder David Siegel is joined by Clark County Commissioners Chris Giunchigliani and Tom Collins at the unveiling of the sign for the former LVH on Wednesday, July 22, 2014.

David Siegel:
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 @ 1:02 p.m.
“Our nightclub plans are a work in progress, but we’re getting ready to welcome our award-winning Edge Steakhouse from our Westgate resort and spa in Park City. It’s a cutting-edge culinary experience that won three best-of awards last year statewide in Utah.”
2013 Miss Asian Las Vegas Catherine Ho, front and center, with contestants in the 2014 Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant at Azure Luxury Pool in Palazzo.

2013 Miss Asian Las Vegas Catherine Ho describes herself as role model, mentor

Q+A:
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 @ 2 a.m.
Our Asian community is abuzz now that the 2014 Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant, the second one, is Sept. 28 at Palazzo. It brings to an end the reign of the first winner, UNLV student Catherine Ho, 21, who will crown the new titleholder.
Chefs Jose Andres and Ferran Adria.

Counter Intelligence: Jose Andres, Border Grill, Taste of the Nation, Nobu, World Food Championships

Dining:
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 @ 1:01 a.m.
Hot off the grill! Celebrity chef Jose Andres, who is revolutionizing Las Vegas dining at SLS Las Vegas and the Cosmopolitan, has more ambitious plans for the future. He’ll take over a downtown block for his Life Is Beautiful restaurant setup.
Jodie McDonald, Kevin Burke, Sabina Kelley and Danial Brown arrive at opening night of “Limelight” on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the downtown Plaza.

High-octane ‘Limelight’ at the Plaza captures spirit of The Roaring ’20s

Review:
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 @ 11 p.m.
“Limelight” is a high-octane, frenzied entertainment package with some of the most dynamic dancing seen in Las Vegas. Some of its excitement is right in your face as the gorgeous glamor girls dance among the audience and their legs barely miss your head.
“The Naked Magicians.”

Strip Scribbles: ‘The Naked Magicians,’ Liam Payne, Wynn, Adelson, Murren

Las Vegas:
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 @ 6 p.m.
It’s an eye-grabbing title, among other body parts, and, yes, three close-up magicians and an improv comedienne could lose their clothes while performing close-up magic in a new show coming to the Strip near MGM Grand.
Britney Spears arrives at Planet Hollywood on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.
Two-year contract extension for Britney Spears at Planet Hollywood?
Music:
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 @ 4:29 p.m.
Pop princess Britney Spears is racking up such impressive ticket sales with her resident show “Britney: Piece of Me” at Axis Powered By Monster at Planet Hollywood that she’s become the top-selling Strip artist for Caesars Entertainment.
Randy Couture and Karina Smirnoff compete in Season 19 of “Dancing With the Stars” on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, on ABC.
Photos: ‘Dandy’ Randy Couture foxtrots into fifth place on Night 1 of ‘DWTS’
Television:
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 @ 2:33 p.m.
UFC legend Randy “The Natural” Couture proved his skills outside the Octagon and on the ballroom floor on the first night of the new Season 19 of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars.”
Scott Commings competes in the Season 12 finale of “Hell’s Kitchen” on Thursday, July 24, 2014, on Fox.
‘Hell’s Kitchen’ Season 12 winner Scott Commings: Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grill vs. DMV
Q+A:
Monday, September 15, 2014 @ 11:33 p.m.
“Hell’s Kitchen” Season 12 victor Scott Commings has started his prize, from the longtime Fox reality-TV competition, of the job of head chef at Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grill in Caesars Palace. But forget the kitchen heat.
Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis attend the Warner Bros. presentation at 2014 CinemaCon on Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Caesars Palace.
Strip Scribbles: Big & Rich, Tiesto, Channing Tatum and Niall Horan
Las Vegas:
Monday, September 15, 2014 @ 6:30 p.m.
Hakkasan at MGM Grand resident DJ Tiesto took over the hotspot for a Gold Party edition of his “Club Life” as he celebrated two of his 2014 singles going gold — “Wasted” featuring Matthew Koma and “Red Lights.”
Singer and actress Pia Zadora during a guest performance in "Million Dollar Quartet" at Harrah's on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014.
New Pia Zadora show on hold after accident; months of recuperation ahead
Music:
Monday, September 15, 2014 @ 4:28 p.m.
Singer and actress Pia Zadora was due today to start rehearsals at the Palms for an entertainment showcase for Las Vegas hotel execs of her new, expanded Las Vegas version of her sell-out Metropolitan Room cabaret show “Pia Reloaded” in New York.
Randy Couture and Karina Smirnoff are competing on Season 19 of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” beginning Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.
UFC legend Randy Couture begins run on ‘Dancing With the Stars’
Television:
Monday, September 15, 2014 @ 2:31 p.m.
It’s a debut in the ballroom for six-time Hall of Famer UFC world champion Randy Couture and a return for singer, actress and pro-dancer champion Julianne Hough as the new Season 19 of “Dancing With the Stars” premieres tonight on ABC.
Tiesto and Hakkasan Group CEO Neil Moffitt attend Night 3 of Hakkasan's first-anniversary celebrations Saturday, April 26, 2014, at MGM Grand.
Tiesto wades into new spectacle with show at Bellagio Fountains
The Strip:
Monday, September 15, 2014 @ 2:02 p.m.
On Wednesday, a customized medley of three songs from “A Town Called Paradise,” the new release by Tiesto, will be unveiled along with a new choreographed water show on the Strip in front of Bellagio.
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman is flanked by Chippendale dancers Jace Crispin and Gavin McHale during the annual Las Vegas Great Santa Run in downtown Las Vegas on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
Opportunity Village’s $136M goal includes 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, Great Santa Run
Charity:
Monday, September 15, 2014 @ 9:58 a.m.
As our beloved not-for-profit charity Opportunity Village celebrates its 60th anniversary, its leaders have set incredible goals for its next 60 years of service to secure the future for people with disabilities in the Las Vegas Valley.
Jessica Burciaga, second from right, with Tania Marie, right, hosts a Mexican Independence Day party at Crazy Horse III Gentlemen's Club on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Playboy Playmate Jessica Burciaga hosts at Crazy Horse III Gentlemen’s Club
Adult:
Sunday, September 14, 2014 @ 6:33 p.m.
The light brunette bombshell, who wore a barely there black gown that left very little to the imagination, was accompanied by sexy gal pal Tania Marie, and the ladies enjoyed VIP bottle service at a table overlooking the adult nightspot.
Marc Anthony performs in Axis at Planet Hollywood on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Marc Anthony and Joey Vega take the Axis at Planet Hollywood stage
Music:
Sunday, September 14, 2014 @ 5:58 p.m.
The Mexican Independence Day Weekend celebrations continued Saturday night as superstar Marc Anthony and opening act Joey Vega performed in Axis at Planet Hollywood, the home of Britney Spears’ residency show “Britney: Piece of Me.”