• On the west side of the Las Vegas Valley, on land formerly owned by Howard Hughes and left to The Mormons upon his death, is the amazing and upscale community of Summerlin. The town boasts an incredible view of the Las Vegas Strip at night and is set against incredible red rock mountains during the day. Summerlin is a master planned development set among a striking landscape that offers the more affluent residents of Las Vegas valley a respite from the hustle and bustle of the busy destination to world travelers.

  • Beginning July 1, 2017, Nevada medical cannabis vendors will begin selling marijuana to all Nevada residents and visitors over the age of 21. People who wish to do so will be able to visit select medical dispensaries in town and purchase up to an ounce of weed for recreational use. The hitch is that public consumption of against the law, and because marijuana use is still a federal crime, casinos will not likely allow smoking pot in their hotel rooms. This will leave visitors without an easy solution for consumption.

  • The Encore Theater at the Wynn Las Vegas is no stranger to rock and roll. But John Fogerty's stint at this classy venue brings a new level of volume and intensity not seen before. John's band is loud and fun, as forewarned by the bands keyboardist just before the show begins.

  • There are not a lot of places in Las Vegas where fun can be had for just a few dollars. Vegas is essentially dedicated to making money, so nearly everything here that's worthwhile ends up costing something. However, one exception is the KISS Mini Golf at the Rio Casino on Flamingo. Having moved from their original location across Harmon from the Hard Rock Hotel, this fun and easy course is a great find for anyone with kids.

  • When it comes to enjoying the nighttime, Las Vegas has no shortage of options. Both on and off The Strip, there are choices to cuit every taste and preference. One of the best and most recent is a hip and happening place called The LINQ. Comprised of what was essentially a service alley and the former Imperial Palace Hotel and Casino, The LINQ now offers an awesome and fun filled nighttime (or daytime) experience.

  • In an astonishing turn of events, it appears as though Russian hackers have actually engineered (if you will) a method for gaming the system when it comes to slot machines. Since 2014, possibly earlier, some casinos have been noticing larger than normal payout amounts. Even though the various slots in use did not show any signs of tampering or malware, the pattern of large payouts from otherwise sound and working machines was unmistakable.

  • For locals, The Best of Las Vegas list is a go-to reference for where to find what they're looking for. For visitors, it's one of the best ways to discover some of the real Las Vegas gems in a see of diamonds. It's true! Vegas offers much more than your typical city and even more than your typical tourist destination. Except for places like New York City and Paris, Las Vegas is probably offers more choices for excellent food and entertainment anywhere. Year after year, The Las Vegas Weekly publishes their Best Of Vegas, which is based on the unbiased opinions of both readers and professions alike.

  • Las Vegas is a great place to be for the 4th of July. Especially if you love great fireworks displays. You can find wonderful fireworks displays all over the Las Vegas valley. Here are some of the better shows to see...Las Vegas is a great place to be for the 4th of July. Especially if you love great fireworks displays. You can find wonderful fireworks displays all over the Las Vegas valley. Here are some of the better shows to see...

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