Quantcast

Friday, August 29, 2014         

Travel Columnist

Pawn Star Plaza will comprise 22 cubed venues providing a place for "Pawn Stars" fans to relax, eat and shop when they go to see the famous pawnshop, as opposed to waiting in long lines in the sun.

MGM Resorts International has announced that it will build an outdoor events venue on the north Strip. The complex will be built on a 39.6-acre parcel located on the southwest corner of the Strip and Sahara, just north of Circus Circus.

After a month of unconfirmed reports, it's now official that the LVH, just off the north end of the Strip, has been sold to Westgate Resorts for an amount in the range of $150 million to $170 million.

Summertime in Las Vegas traditionally means low room rates and the summer of 2014 is no different. A survey conducted last week turned up 52 hotel-casinos with rates of $50 and below, one fewer than last year's total.

New York-based hospitality and entertainment group GCA Leisure LLC has announced plans to rebuild the Moulin Rouge, the famed resort that opened in 1955 as the first desegregated casino.

With necessary approvals now in hand, construction on Resorts World Las Vegas is set to get underway this summer. The $4 billion first phase will open with 3,000 hotel rooms, a 4,000-seat theater, 30 restaurants and bars, and an "elaborate garden attraction."

While it may seem as though the latest World Series of Poker champion was crowned only yesterday (actually, it was in November), the time has already come to look for the next champ.


Star-Advertiser Print Replica
What is a Print Replica?

The Print Replica of the newspaper is a page-by-page replica of the day's printed newspaper - including all stories, sections, photos and ads - not including advertiser preprints - in PDF like form. It can be viewed on your computer's web browser, iPad, iPhone and some e-Readers.



Print Replica FAQ's »
A Savory Shrimp Fave From Ruth’s Chris
Shrimp are low in fat and calories, and a good protein source. They also contain heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Try this delicious recipe! Read More »
 
Letting Keiki Find Their Own Passion
Even in Hawaii, summer eventually comes to an end and we welcome fall (which this year begins Sept. 22). Read More »
 

Most Popular