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About The Author: Jeannie Garcia

Jeannie Garcia is a freelance writer and UNLV grad. She's covered Las Vegas features for Total Vegas Blog, Vegas.com and the L.A.Times. The Seattle native traded green trees and rain for desert and sunshine after her dad hit the jackpot in the '90s. In her free time, she whips up vegan comfort food and savors every moment with her husband, toddler, cats and dog.

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Las Vegas Casinos, Shopping, The LINQ, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Feeling Hot-Hot-Hot: 5 Reasons Why Chilli Beans at The LINQ Completes Your Pool Time Look

I’m a sucker for sunglasses, especially cat-eye ones. Because I have a tendency to misplace my accessories (I know – bad girl!), I never want to splurge too much. But I don’t want rinky-dink knock-offs, either. So what’s a gal to do? Thankfully, Chilli Beans  at The LINQ offers something perfect in between: You’re not exactly….

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Celebrities, The LINQ, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Street Dreams Are Made Of These: Get A Sneak Peek At 12AM RUN Inside The LINQ

I’ve always been a fan of Nas (Whose world is this…), so you can imagine my excitement when I learned he was opening his Las Vegas store, 12AM Run inside The LINQ. Nas is definitely no stranger to shoes, as he shared in his Complex Sneakers interview. According to the interview, Nas’ shoe collection spans more….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Restaurants, The LINQ

Celebrity Chef Guy Fieri Cooks Burgers For Fans, Reveals His New Vegas Restaurant Date

If you’re not a fan of mac and cheese, juicy burgers, messy hot wings and other calorie-packed comfort food, then this place is not for you. But, if all of these plates make your mouth water, then you’re in for a treat. This morning, Vegas native and celebrity chef Guy Fieri greeted fans for the opening….

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Shopping, The LINQ, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Picture This: The LINQ’s Polaroid Fotobar Welcomes You, Your Selfies and Everything Else

Shake it, sugar – shake it like a Polaroid picture! The famous words of Southern hip-hop duo Outkast come to reality as the highly-anticipated Polaroid Fotobar opens today at The LINQ, the outdoor shopping district between The Quad and Flamingo. This is also the first time Polaroid Fotobar hits the West Coast. While the museum won’t open….

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Las Vegas Restaurants, The LINQ

Pizza with Pizzazz: The LINQ’s Flour & Barley Serves Up Delicious Pies in a Playful Atmosphere

Typically when you think of food at baseball stadiums, hot dogs immediately come to mind. Flour & Barley, Las Vegas’ newest pizzeria at The LINQ, is about to change all of that. Not only is this 3,800-square-foot restaurant reminiscent of a baseball stadium, the food is unbelievably good. You’ll never watch a game the same….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Shows, The LINQ

Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas rocks Sin City with The Roots and Elvis Costello

Concerts and bowling – who would have ever thought the two would go together? Brooklyn Bowl did. And it worked. This past weekend, the 80,000-square-foot Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ opened with a bang as The Roots and Elvis Costello rocked the stage with tons of energy and excitement. This blogger got to see….

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Shopping, The LINQ, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Hats off to Goorin: Vintage-inspired hat shop hits Las Vegas

I’ve always been a “hat” person. My hat fascination dates back to the early ‘90s when I would see Six from “Blossom” and Lisa from “Saved by the Bell” don these bright, colorful bowler hats with a huge flower plastered on the front. But even in my earliest baby pictures, I’m almost always seen in….

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Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas Hotels

Anthology Las Vegas Suites & Villas: Experience the Suite Life

Imagine booking the most opulent Las Vegas suite online, right in the convenience of your home or smartphone. Caesars Entertainment presents Anthology Las Vegas Suites & Villas, an exclusive travel website offering the city’s best suites in one place. For the first time ever, you can book luxurious suites that were only available to the high-level….

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Las Vegas Restaurants, Shopping, Spas and Salons

Valentine’s Day in Vegas: Get Lucky in Love

Valentine’s Day is this Friday, so if you’re jet set for Vegas without any plans, we got you covered. And while you can’t go wrong with chocolates and roses, Valentine’s Day will be a lot more memorable with fine dining, sparkly jewelry and a relaxing spa treatment. Top these with the Strip’s breathtaking sights and….

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Las Vegas Shows, The LINQ

Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas Lineup Touts Jane’s Addiction, The Roots, Chromeo And Much More

Aside from pool parties, amazing nighttime weather and seasonal cocktails, nothing beats rocking out to your favorite bands in Sin City. Slated to open this spring, Brooklyn Bowl  at The LINQ (the open air shopping, dining and entertainment mecca between The Quad and Flamingo) announced its exciting concert lineup. Brooklyn Bowl embodies the spirit and excitement of….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Shows, Planet Hollywood Resort

Flo Rida Releases His Music Video, “How I Feel” Filmed At Planet Hollywood Las Vegas

Lights, Flo Rida, Action! Time to put your apple-bottom jeans (and boots with the fur) away: Flo Rida’s got a slick, glam look for his latest video, “How I Feel,” filmed in the heart of the Strip at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas. From flashy parties to beautiful women, you best believe Flo is living the….

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

Music Video Director Shane Drake and Rap Star Flo Rida Hit the Planet Hollywood Scene, Old Vegas Style

It was awesome watching MTV as a kid. One thing that excited me more than Barbies, after school TV specials and Ghost Toast (toasted buttered bread sprinkled with sugar!) were music videos. I rocked out to Billy Idol’s “Mony Mony” and mimicked MJ’s slick dance moves from “Bad” and Janet’s “Rhythm Nation.” Music videos brought….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos

Sneak Preview: James Cameron’s “AVATAR” Game Series Brings Fun to Las Vegas Casinos

True story: Up until two weeks ago, I never really sat down and gambled – shoving a dollar in a machine and walking away doesn’t really count. Shortly after I got the hang of penny slots, I bounced from one machine to the next. I wasn’t looking at the maximum cash winnings; I simply chose….

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Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Shopping, Things to Do in Las Vegas

Shoppers’ Paradise: Forum Shop Welcomes Fall Fashion With Fun, Fashion And Flair

  I’ll admit it – I’m not the same shopping freak I used to be. While my feisty eBay bidding wars and weekend splurges are behind me, I won’t pass up on two things – great deals and fun events. In town this weekend? You’re in luck. Get ready to embark on the Las Vegas shopping experience of….

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

There Is Nothing Routine About The Meat Loaf: Planet Hollywood Serves Up A Plate Full Of Talent

My mom exposed me to some pretty decent music as a kid. While most of my friends danced to Debbie Gibson, New Kids on the Block, Tiffany and George Michael music videos, I played Def Leopard, Journey, The Beatles, INXS, Billy Idol and Whitesnake tapes. Great times, awesome music. You can imagine my excitement when I got a….

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