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Posts in the Month of March, 2012:

Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows, Planet Hollywood Resort

National Cleavage Day and Other News

Our friends at reminded us that today (March 30, 2012) is, in fact, National Cleavage Day. Yes, National Cleavage Day is one of those flaky, made-up holidays created by some self-interested corporation (in this case, Wonderbra), but did we mention it has to do with cleavage? As a Las Vegas blog, we felt obligated….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Nightlife, Rio Las Vegas

Today’s Twofer: Megaritas at Rio Las Vegas

Do we look out for you, or what? Here’s today’s irresistible Vegas twofer: Get two “Megaritas” for what should be the price of one inside the Village Seafood Buffet at Rio Las Vegas. No, that’s not a typo. They’re classic margaritas, just, you know, mega. The ridiculously reasonable $25 gets you not only 45 ounces….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants

Starbucks Is Everywhere, Including Caesars Palace

What’s new at Caesars Palace? Well, among other things, Starbucks. The world’s largest coffeehouse company recently unveiled its newest Vegas outpost at Caesars, and now Sin City visitors can satisfy their coffee bean cravings just around the corner from the hotel’s registration desk. One for the writers among us: Note that Starbucks has no apostrophe,….

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Caesars Palace, Celebrities, Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Las Vegas Shows, Planet Hollywood Resort

Toby Keith’s “Red Solo Cup” Is Eating Our Brain

Toby Keith has made his mark in Las Vegas with his Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill at Harrah’s. It always feels like there’s a party going on in the joint, and we suspect that’s just the way Toby Keith intended it. Why do we suspect that? Because, well, because of the video….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants

Central at Caesars Named Best New Vegas Restaurant

When you’re up for “Best New Restaurant” at a Las Vegas hotel, it’s a crowded field with plenty of competition. Las Vegas hotels are home to some of the world’s most acclaimed restaurants, after all. Central by Michel Richard at Caesars Palace has prevailed, however, in the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s just-announced “Best of Las Vegas”….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Nightlife, O'Sheas, Planet Hollywood Resort, Shopping

Today’s Vegas Hook-Up: 50% Off at Blondies

Blondies Sports Bar & Grill, in The Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, is a reliably good time, and Living Social is currently offering up a deal for $40 worth of food and drink for $20. It’s likely O’Sheas casino will soon hand over the mantle of “Beer Pong Mecca” to Blondies, so you might….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows

“Absinthe” Celebrates 500th Show at Caesars

It’s raunchy. It’s death-defying. It’s offbeat and hilarious. It’s sexy as hell. It’s one of the most talked-about shows on the Vegas Strip, maybe ever. Now, “Absinthe” is celebrating its 500th show at Caesars Palace. “Absinthe,” part adult circus, part comedy club and part burlesque show (with some jaw-dropping puppetry thrown into the mix), will….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, The Cromwell

A Look Inside the Suites at Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall

Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon is full of surprises. In addition to its ideal, Center-Strip location (on the corner of Flamingo and Las Vegas Boulevard), it’s also home to some of this blog’s favorite hotel suites, much larger, better appointed and much more affordable than you might suspect. These large, comfy suites get great word-of-mouth,….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Restaurants

Old Homestead Steakhouse Shows Off Its Meat

Vegas Player magazine puts out a series of video segments featuring Vegas-related subjects, and we enjoyed this one featuring Timothy Henderson, Chef de Cuisine at Las Vegas steakhouse Old Homestead at Caesars Palace. We didn’t actually realize Old Homestead Steakhouse gets its meat from a specialty butcher on the East Coast, home of the original….

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Las Vegas Casinos

Today’s Las Vegas State of Mind Finds

In Vegas, you either go big or go home. Here’s an over-sized flask, from, that might make an interesting gift for those Vegas fanatics in your life. You can get the “Sasquatch Large Flask” online here. Other Vegas-friendly items of interest on the site include the roulette drinking game, tabletop roulette, a portable beer….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, The LINQ

Today’s Thing You Didn’t Know About Las Vegas

Here’s a juicy little Las Vegas tidbit: From 1959 to 1979, the Imperial Palace was called the Flamingo Capri. Soon, the Imperial Palace will be “retired” as part of the $550 million Linq development project, which means the hotel will get a new name. This blog’s rooting for the name “Lee Nover,” but that might….

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Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows, Things to Do in Las Vegas

“Up Yours!” Comedy Contest Lands at The Improv

How many comedians does it take to screw in a light bulb? We have no idea! We are a Las Vegas blog, not a mechanical engineer. We do know how many comedians it takes to win a comedy contest at The Improv, however: Just one. The famed comedy club recently launched a talent search which….

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Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels

Las Vegas Lights Will Go Dark for Earth Hour

The lights we all know and love on the Las Vegas Strip are scheduled to go dark on March 31, 2012 at 8:30 p.m. (Vegas time) for Earth Hour. Earth Hour is sponsored by the World Wildlife Fund, and if any city knows about wildlife, it’s Sin City! In 2011, 135 countries took part in….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos

Today’s Free Las Vegas Desktop Photo Thingy

Here’s a way to ensure you’ll stay in a Vegas state of mind even when you’re slaving away at your computer. Download the fancy, free desktop image below, courtesy of this wildly talented (and exceedingly modest) Las Vegas blog. Click here to download it at a higher resolution (1600 pixels by 1200 pixels). If you….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Today’s Thing You Didn’t Know About Las Vegas

You’ve probably seen Vegas Vic, the iconic, 40-foot-tall neon cowboy known around the world as a symbol of Sin City. But did you know that when Vegas Vic was erected (yes, we said it) in 1951, he had a waving arm and moving cigarette? Here’s something you may not have known: The sign originally had….

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