| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Las Vegas visitors may want to plan a trip to Veracruz, Mexico, after seeing a new music and dance production opening next month. At least, that’s the hope of government officials.
“Viva Veracruz! The Show,” which debuts Aug. 11, was...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:49 PM
The Linq, Las Vegas' trendy newish shopping, dining and night life center, is gaining a namesake hotel and casino, owner Caesars Entertainment announced Tuesday.
The company is transforming the current Quad Resort & Casino into what will be the Linq...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:15 AM
If you'd like a chance to chat with acting legend Al Pacino, you can do so but for one night only as he brings his one-man show to Las Vegas.
Pacino, who won an Oscar for his performance as a blind man in "Scent of a Woman," will appear Aug. 16 at the...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Three white lion cubs are the newest residents of Siegfried & Roy’s open-air wildlife habitat on the Strip.
The brothers, named Freedom, Madiba (in honor of Nelson Mandela’s tribal name) and Timba-Masai, were born April 14 near Johannesburg,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:44 PM
William "Bob" Bailey, a singer, TV host and Las Vegas civil rights trailblazer who was the first chairman of the Nevada Equal Rights Commission, has died. He was 87.
Bailey, who suffered from Parkinson's disease, died May 24 under hospice care in Las...
| May 7, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Star chefs will align in Las Vegas this weekend for the eighth and largest Vegas Uncork'd, a four-day event that allows mere mortals to sip, sample and rub elbows with epic kitchen royalty.
And there's still room at the Grand Tasting on Friday night...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:30 AM
When Karie Lawson looks at the set list from the band the Deftones’ 1997 concert at the Huntridge Theater here, the music isn’t what transports her back to her punk rocker days. Instead, she thinks of her first – and last – crowd-...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:10 PM
The Republican Party on Thursday announced four finalists to host its 2016 national convention -- Cleveland, Dallas, Denver and Kansas City, Mo. -- after Las Vegas withdrew its bid in the face of strong opposition from some conservatives in the GOP....
| May 23, 2014
| 1:50 PM
When Las Vegas pulled the plug this week on its bid to host the 2016 Republican National Convention, the move had the distinct feel of you can’t fire me, I quit.
The city, which has been the country’s No. 1 convention destination for 20...
| May 26, 2014
| 7:15 AM
A new zip line just west of the Las Vegas Strip offers what some guests may consider an added degree of comfort and safety while dangling from a cable nearly 500 feet in the air.
Riders on the VooDoo ZipLine at the Rio don’t get strapped into a...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Teresa Garcia, weak and in pain, had all but given up on doctors when she came to a small clinic next to a former wedding chapel on the Strip.
"I never thought I would get better," the 55-year-old housekeeper said, recalling years of perfunctory...