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A Cavalcade of Vegas Goodness

Last updated: February 4, 2010 at 12:38 pm. Posted by in Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Planet Hollywood Resort, Things to Do in Las Vegas. Comments Off on A Cavalcade of Vegas Goodness.

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.

planet hollywood

Las Vegas Strip coolness.

• Colorist Michael Boychuck has been named “Las Vegas Colorist of the Decade.” Boychuck’s salon, Color, is inside Caesars Palace. His clients have included Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani, Eva Longoria Lindsay Lohan Kirsten Dunst, Fergie (of the Black Eyed Peas) and other luminaries. Read more.

• The Imperial Palace can now be found on Facebook and Twitter. Get all the IP Vegas news first.

• Comedy legend Lily Tomlin is bringing her “Not Playing With a Full Deck” stand-up show back to Caesars Palace, Mar. 11-17. See more shows at Caesars.

lily tomlin

The peerless Lily Tomlin.

• E! Entertainment is re-airing its special, “The 12 Sexiest Vegas Jobs.” Highlights include these sexy jobs: X Burlesque dancer (#7 on the list), flair bartender at Carnaval Court (#6), and the Rio Secco golf course T-Mates (female caddies). Bonus sexy trivia: Bartenders at Carnaval Court, who perform a dazzling flaming bottle act, have to be certified by the Las Vegas Fire Department.

Caña, a new restaurant featuring South American-inspire fare, recently opened at Town Square at the south end of the Strip.

• Here’s an interesting story (to approximately eight people) about the behind-the-scenes drama surrounding a local company’s push to have a .vegas Internet domain suffix.

• Mesa Grill at Caesars Palace has joined in an effort to recycle corks. Learn more here.

Mesa Grill

Insider tip: Some of the best things at Mesa Grill aren't, well, edible, per se.

• “Mental” performer Luke Jermay has a new Facebook page. He wows them nightly at O’Sheas.

• You could win free stuff with the newest giveaway from Total Rewards, the Walk Away a Winner sweepstakes. We like this giveaway because we, personally, came up with the name.

walk away a winner giveaway

Or, in our case, amble away a winner. We just prefer to amble.

• Here’s a nice Vegas app for your iPhone, Vegas Mate.

• And if you haven’t downloaded the iSpin app yet, you’re missing out.

• Last, but not least, beef jerky takes a star turn inside Planet Hollywood. Get a taste.

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