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Famous People from Las Vegas

Of course, Las Vegas is best known across the country–and across the world–as the place to catch your favorite entertainment act. Tons of famous people visit Las Vegas to perform, but did you know that the city has also been the hometown of many well-known people? Here are some of the most notable people lucky enough to call Vegas their …

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The New Bike Sharing Program Coming to Las Vegas

If you’ve visited Chicago or New York recently, you may have noticed that, along with your usual buses, subways, taxis (and Uber, of course), there’s another method of transportation becoming increasingly available: shared bikes. Although biking isn’t always a feasible means for getting around, it’s a healthy alternative for both commuters and the environment, which bike sharing makes easier for …

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The NHL Is Coming to Las Vegas!

Las Vegas, with its blistering summers and desert surroundings, doesn’t seem like the ideal place for a wintertime sport. That’s why many were surprised when it was announced that Vegas would be home to a new NHL hockey team in the coming years. It’s all very recent developments, so while much is still very much up in the air, there …

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Best Places to Get Ice Cream in Las Vegas

You don’t need anyone to tell you that the heat of the summer in Las Vegas can, at times, be almost unbearable. On those days of high temperatures, there isn’t much you can do besides stay inside, blast the air conditioning, and wait for the sun to go away. That’s not much fun, though. There are other ways to cool …

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History Behind the Casino Industry in Las Vegas

These days, Las Vegas is synonymous with the many casinos that inhabit the city. However, Vegas wasn’t always about gaming and resorts, and in fact, there were long periods in its history where gambling, for the most part, was outlawed. To get where it is today, the casino industry has had many ups and downs, and its history is long …

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Nacho Daddy Opening New Restaurant on Las Vegas Strip This Summer

Besides the clever pun for a name, Nacho Daddy is pretty well known around Las Vegas for its yummy Tex-Mex offerings. The small chain, which has a few locations spread out throughout Vegas, is now making it a little easier for you to get your fajita fix with a new restaurant on the Vegas Strip. Here’s what we can expect …

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What Would an NFL Team Mean For Las Vegas?

There’s been a whole lot of noise lately about a new attraction coming to Vegas. No, it’s not another soft rock musician’s residency, and it’s most definitely not another Cirque du Soleil show. The word on the street is that the Oakland Raiders are looking for a new home, and that new home may just be Las Vegas. It’s a …

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IKEA Las Vegas – Grand Opening May 18th

IKEA: the home of affordable, good-looking, and peculiarly-named furniture. The Swedish furniture retailer specializes in good-looking, ready-to-assemble desks, chairs, shelves, and just about anything else you might want for your home. But with a unique layout and features you won’t find in any other retailer, IKEA is more than simply a furniture store – it’s an experience. So if you …

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Las Vegas Strip Going Solar?

The Las Vegas Strip invokes a lot of thoughts of bright lights, busy traffic, and amazing attractions. But one thing it probably doesn’t bring to mind is energy efficiency. But with all the sun the American southwest gets, why not harness a resource that’s just there for the taking? Indeed, Las Vegas is doubling down on energy efficiency, with the …