Widely known for his role as “Jack Johnson” on ABC’s Black-ish, Miles “Baby Boogaloo” Brown was spotted attending the hit show Mat Franco Magic Reinvented Nightly at The LINQ Hotel & Casoni on July 11, 2017. The actor and dancer was unknowingly called onstage to assist Franco with one of his signature tricks during the 7 p.m. performance. Brown and his family met with Mat Franco backstage after the show and took photos with the cast.
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Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House in the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino has launched a new four-course summer tasting menu for $48 showcasing the restaurant’s signature and new dishes featuring seasonal ingredients.
- New Las Vegas Strip Bar Features Robot Bartenders
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Monday’s are one of those days most people dread. The weekend is over and a full week of work is staring them right in their morning bloodshot eyes. In Vegas, it’s almost 100 degrees before you even get that first cup of coffee and slip on your winter gloves to hang on to the hot steering wheel.
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Die-hard casino memorabilia collectors won’t be able to bargain over rare chips on display in Las Vegas. A 1969 Caesars Palace $25 casino chip with green horse-head mold and a 1955 $5 chip from Lake Tahoe casino Wagon Wheel are slated to be auctioned off Thursday night at the South Point with bids starting at $4,000 and $500, respectively.
The top four floors of the Cosmopolitan hotel in Las Vegas have been vacant since the day the casino opened in 2010. But as part of a five-year capital investment plan by the Blackstone Group that shifts the hotel’s focus from culinary destination to stylish casino hotspot, they’ve finally been furnished and opened to the public.
What happens in Vegas, or at the very least what you buy there, really does need to stay in Vegas. Las Vegas, which had almost 43 million visitors in 2016, will begin legal sales of recreational marijuana starting on July 1 as part of the statewide change in law in Nevada.
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- 5 Points To Ponder With Cannabis Now Legal In Las Vegas
- City Of Lights: Las Vegas Cashes In As Legal Pot Starts In Nevada
- First Nevada Pot Stores Open On Las Vegas Strip
- What To Expect When You Walk Into A Las Vegas Cannabis Dispensary
The National Hockey League has announced Golden Knights 2017-18 regular season schedule. The full schedule can be found below (all times are local to where the games are being played). Regional and national broadcast information will be released at a later date.
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Hello From Las Vegas! – A no longer super-scorching Las Vegas, I might add. Much of June and the first two weeks of July were out-of-control with the heat. If you braved it, congratulations. If you are visiting during the next two weeks, you’ll enjoy much more seasonal weather, which means highs “only” in the mid-100’s F.
Everything You Need To Know About Legalized Marijuana Here In Las Vegas – OK, we’ve been getting feedback and questions about this, so I’m devoting most of this post to it. For the record, I’m not a pot user. I grew up in Oregon where it was almost mandatory. However, I tried it a couple of times and it made me paranoid. I like the effects of liquor much better.
Having said that, I’m not against it on a wholesale level. I’ve heard there is a strain that will help you sleep like a baby, and I’m thinking this may be a better solution than the Ambien I take from time-to-time. Just as a side note, I will say that I’m a big fan of over-the-counter Kavinace. It won’t help you fall asleep, but it will give you the most amazingly calm sleep and I have more energy when I wake after using it.
Fist of all, we need to dispel the misnomer that casinos are going to be filled with pot smoke. Marijuana is still illegal in the federal level, and there is no way the casinos want to cross the federal government in any way, shape or form. Nor do they non-using customers to get a contact high. Many people still have jobs where they need to be drug tested, where the employer considers pot as a prohibited drug (either because of the personal views of the company, or to comply with federal regulations).
While I’m sure someone who doesn’t know better may light up on casino property, you can get security will be quick to remedy the situation.
So, will there be massive amounts of smoking on The Strip and Fremont Street? The Fremont Street Experience is (essentially) privately controlled by a number of downtown casinos, and smoking pot won’t be allowed. Statewide, smoking in public is banned statewide, which obviously includes the Las Vegas Strip. How prevalent it may become, and how much Metro (our city/county police force) will crack down on it? I doubt they will be tossing anyone in jail, but they may detail you, run your license for warrants, note your name, and tell you not to do it again.
As I noted, this “smoking on private property only” is statewide, and part of the law. So, for example, if you rent a house or an Air B’n’B rental which allows smoking, you can smoke on that property, extending to the front and back yards. But, the second you hit the sidewalk, you are in violation of the law.
Pot smoking in your hotel room has never been allowed. Of course, that has never stopped anyone. The bigger issue you face is the demise of smoking rooms. Yes, here in Las Vegas, companies like MGM Resorts are very quietly vastly reducing the number of smoking rooms they provide, period.
What about edible marijuana? This is subject to all of the above. However, since it is easily concealed and you aren’t smoking it, let’s just suggest that the odds of getting in trouble or getting caught are obviously pretty small.
Who can buy it? Anyone over 21 with legal ID. Just like liquor. Have valid ID or Passport.
Where can I buy it? Only at licensed stores selling it. There are a couple actually ON The Strip, and a few more within a few minutes of various parts of The Strip. Since we’re no way endorsing any of them (we haven’t been to them), my suggestion to finding one is the following:
1. Ask your hotel concierge where the nearest outlet is. Knowing this stuff is their job. If they are helpful, slip them a couple of bucks. That’s how a concierge generally works.
2. If they aren’t sure, of the nearest one isn’t within walking distance, ask your taxi or Uber driver to take you to the nearest one. The Uber driver will be more-than-happy to help. Ride-sharing company drivers get a hefty tip from the outlet for bringing you as a customer. First-time Uber riders: Download the app and use the first-timers code UberAV and your first ride is on Uber, up to $20.
Oh, one more thing: Banks (credit card companies) won’t TOUCH the marijuana trade. It is CASH ONLY! Also, I’m hearing that the average purchase is something in the $60 range (don’t quote me on that), so I wouldn’t show up with an empty wallet. While I don’t have prices in front of me, I understand we’re just a little higher than Colorado because our taxes on it are just a little higher.
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Ted Newkirk, Publisher
Editor: Rick “VegasZiggy” Ziegler
Associate Editor, News Researcher, Concerts and Headliners: Amy Rayner-Cooley
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We took a cruise down the Las Vegas Strip on Friday night to see what has changed. Since my first trip to Vegas the landscape continues to change. This is a 2017 cruise down the Las Vegas strip…with the lovely Erica as your tour guide!
Want to know what your experience might be like at the new In-N-Out in The Linq? Check out these YouTube food vloggers as they sample some of the specialties and secret menu items.
One of my all-rime favorite hot springs in the entire Western US!!! While driving around central Nevada, I stumbled upon this amazing abandoned warm springs swimming pool! A local told me that it was OK to soak there, as long as I cleaned up after myself and treated the place with respect. My understanding is that it used to be a popular swim spot until about 20 years ago, when the family who operated it died/lost interest/couldn’t afford to keep it up…but they still allow people to soak there unofficially, as long as you clean up after yourself and treat the place with respect. How cool is THAT?
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