It’s time for a Colosseum-sized dose of Las Vegas news and tidbits and stuff we don’t have time to write more about. Soak in all the Vegas goodness! • Harrah’s Entertainment has received preliminary approval to acquire Planet Hollywood. • Colorist Michael Boychuck has been named “Las Vegas Colorist of the Decade.” Boychuck’s salon, Color, is….
Just as the Miss America pageant was wrapping up its run at Planet Hollywood, the Miss Universe organization announced that the 2010 Miss USA pageant will also be held at the famed resort. The Miss USA pageant will be aired on May 16 from the Theatre for the Performing Arts at Planet Hollywood. Contestants from….
It’s official! Miss Virginia is the new Miss America. The Miss America pageant finale took place tonight (Jan. 30) at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas. We nabbed the photo below of Miss Virginia at the welcome ceremony a few days ago. And if you’re keeping score at home, Miss California was the first runner up.
Anything can happen in Vegas! Need proof? The reigning Miss America, Katie Stam, got a surprise marriage proposal from her longtime boyfriend, Brian Irk, at a gala on the eve of passing along her crown to a new Miss America. As if there were any doubt, Stam said “yes.” Catch the finals of the Miss….
Krave Nightclub, Las Vegas’ largest gay/alternative nightclub, has filed for bankruptcy, but expects to stay open during a reorganization process. Krave includes a nightclub, lounge and theater, and is located near the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood. Read more.
Night two of the Miss America preliminaries (Jan. 27), at Planet Hollywood, resulted in wins for Miss California, Kristy Cavinder, in the Talent category and Miss New York, Alyse Zwick in the Lifestyle & Fitness category. We’ve got exclusive photos! (Note: They aren’t really exclusives, but we had you there for a second, didn’t we?)….
The preliminary rounds of the Miss America pageant are in full swing at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas this week! On the first night of the preliminaries (Jan. 26), Miss Virgina (Caressa Cameron) won in the talent category. Miss Puerto Rico (Mimi Pabon) took home the Lifestyle and Fitness prize. The Miss America finale will be….
Fremont Street was the site of Las Vegas’ first elevator. It was installed in the Apache Hotel in 1932. Here’s some additional Vegas trivia: The next time you’re in an elevator in a Las Vegas hotel, take a peek at the number buttons. You’ll probably see some floors missing! For example, at Planet Hollywood, the numbers skip….
It was an event steeped in tradition, sparkling smiles and tiaras as Planet Hollywood hosted a welcome ceremony for contestants with the lofty aspiration of becoming the next Miss America. The Miss America pageant takes place Jan. 30. Fifty well-coiffed and bubbly young women were introduced to the public and members of the media at….
It’s official: Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc. (the company that owns all the Pulse of Vegas resorts featured in this blog) will assume management of the hotel at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip on Jan. 16, 2010 (at midnight). The Planet Hollywood hotel is next to Harrah’s Entertainment’s Paris Las Vegas….
Ready for a few Vegas quickies? It’s like a Vegas buffet of Sin City goodness, served up piping hot by your favorite Las Vegas blog. (Uh, this one.) • Here’s an interesting story about what it’s like to be a dancer in a male revue in Vegas, featuring our very own Chippendales at Rio Las….
Rock legend Sammy Hagar will host the grand opening of a new Cabo Wabo Cantina at the Planet Hollywood resort in Las Vegas on Dec. 4. The event kicks off with a red carpet at 6:30 p.m., then a live performance by Sammy Hagar and The Waboritas at 9:00 p.m. The first 400 fans at….
Big plans are in the works for one of the Las Vegas Strip’s most recognizable resorts, Planet Hollywood! Harrah’s Entertainment head honcho (technically, “Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,” and all-around great guy, and we’re not just saying that to kiss up) Gary Loveman just announced plans for the company to buy the Planet Hollywood Resort…..
As we so eloquently mentioned in a previous post, the annual Duck Derby, a fundraiser for local charity Positively Kids, featuring 10,000 rubber ducks, took place on Oct. 24. We couldn’t resist stopping by the Duck Derby to check out the fun, especially for a worthwhile cause. As advertised, there were lots and lots of rubber….