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Access Vegas Insider Vibe January 17, 2018

Newkirk’s Notes

Hello From Las Vegas! – After a cold, windy weekend, we’ll be bouncing back to seasonal temperatures (around 60F for a high) this coming week. Bummer for the weekend visitors, who are getting subjected to the low 50’s and tons of wind (gusts up to 30 mph). We live in the desert, and weather can bounce all over the place. Also, what is balmy to some of you from cold climates is going to feel chilly to someone from Southern California.

The Hottest Ticket In Town? – No, it isn’t Celine. The red-hot Vegas Golden Knights hockey team are proving to be a huge hit. While their great record isn’t hurting attendance, the big news is the popularity of the games with visitors. MGM’s “The Park” (the area leading from The Strip to T-Mobile arena) is filled with visitors from the opposing team’s city, sporting their gear. On top of that, we’re hearing from people who are simply hockey fans, and going to see games even if their team isn’t involved if the game is happening during their stay!

If you have even given any thought to a road trip to watch your team play ours, here’s some advice: Don’t delay on buying your tickets. AXS.com is the place where official tickets are sold. (Don’t try Ticketmaster). If they are sold out, or you don’t like the price or selection, come by our Tickets.AccessVegas.com and see what we have.

This is a resale market, which means we may have better seats than what are left through the official site, or we may even have cheaper seats based on demand. If a number of season ticket holders aren’t attending, those tickets end up on sites like ours.

The Rest Of The Story – Over in our Premium Advantage members-supported version of this issue (more content, free reports, 150 archived exclusive Las Vegas tips and tricks, ALL of 2017’s issues archived, hundreds of no-coupon-needed updated food and drink specials on The Strip and Fremont Street), we discuss the conspiracy theories surrounding the Oct. 1. shooting, when Las Vegas hotel pool season starts, interesting fun facts about our two towers (Stratosphere and Eiffel), and a fun story about the Las Vegas “Chip” monk from Guardian Angel Cathedral right on the Las Vegas Strip.

Oh, and which Las Vegas casino is running lucky for the players with TWO million-dollar jackpots awarded in the past month! (Hint: It is one you probably haven’t thought of gambling at).

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Hope you are enjoying this issue!

Ted Newkirk, Publisher

Editor: Rick “VegasZiggy” Ziegler

Associate Editor, News Researcher, Concerts and Headliners: Amy Rayner-Cooley


Las Vegas Shows

Happy Hour Cabaret Returns to Las Vegas At Cleopatra’s Barge At Caesars Palace

In a city where lounge acts are nearly extinct, a new pre-dinner show is reviving vintage Vegas in an ideal setting. “The Cocktail Cabaret” takes guests back in time at 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, thanks not only to the music but also to the kitschy venue: Cleopatra’s Barge, a floating lounge at Caesars Palace.

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Las Vegas Dining

Hidden Lounge At Palazzo Has ‘Champagne Call Buttons’ At Tables

The extensive Palazzo renovations are finally starting to bear fruit, this week in the form of new cocktail lounge Rosina. It’s the creation of Sam Ross and David Rabin, the team behind The Venetian’s award-winning Dorsey bar. The pair has created a more personal experience this time around.

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Las Vegas Tours And Attractions

Exclusive: See Vintage Photos Showcasing The Golden Years Of Las Vegas

Las Vegas-known for its bright lights, lush colors and vibrant nightlife-serves as an adult playground for people from all over the world. To showcase the city’s past glitz and charm, a newly released book features life in Sin City from 1950 to 1980.

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Las Vegas New Years

Revelers Ring In 2018 On Las Vegas Strip

Heavy doses of anxiety, security and elation greeted the imminent arrival of 2018 in Las Vegas. A crowd of 330,000 visitors was expected to fill the Strip and Fremont Street downtown, as a record contingent of law enforcement officers kept the peace.

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Las Vegas Gambling


Legalized Marijuana in Las Vegas


Las Vegas Shooting


Other Las Vegas News


Members Mania

I am wondering what your thoughts are on BAZ at the Palazzo. I was reading some disheartening reviews about sales but apparently there are cheap tickets. If so, where can they be purchased etc.

As always, I appreciate your knowledge and the news letter!

Thank you,

Gary Pisani

 

Ted Responds:

I have not seen the show. I’ve heard mixed reviews, depending on how much somebody likes a quirky, cocktail culture, full-scale musical show.

If what you have read/seen about it intrigues you and the ticket price is right, give it a go. Generally speaking, no Las Vegas shows completely suck or they wouldn’t last.

We don’t currenty have BAZ discount tickets, so your best bet is to fire up your fave search engine, type in BAZ las vegas discount tickets, and then start clicking around to find the best deal.

The dirty little secret is that — outside of the big name shows– very few shows sell well. As the average age of the Las Vegas visitor gets younger (millenials don’t tend to do shows), and yet as the number of shows remain the same, shows are discounting to fill seats.

Here’s the other rule of thumb: If you want good seats to a show, and/or specifically know what show you want to see, buy before your trip. You can scan the internet for discounts. Unless a show is really, really selling poorly, you aren’t going to get great seats at the discount ticket booths on The Strip. And, their discount often isn’t much (if any) more than you’ll find online.

Hope this helps!

Ted

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What We’re Watching!
Vegas Videos You’ll Enjoy

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CES 2018 Intel Drone Light Show

On January 8, 2018, Intel launched 250 Shooting Star drones over the Bellagio and synced up a dazzling display in the sky with the ever popular Fountains of Bellagio show.

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We Survived Heart Attack Grill Las Vegas! So Much Fun!

(Producers Notes) We ate at the Heart Attack Grill at the Fremont Street Experience. The restaurant is located in the Neonopolis building. People over 350lbs eat for free. Fun place to eat in Las Vegas. We will be back!

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Aria Las Vegas – The Food at the Julian Serrano Restaurant

Julian Serrano stretches the boundaries of small plates and introduces guests to delectable interpretations of his native Spanish fare. Gather for lunch or dinner in an environment that rivals the energy of the innovative cuisine served. From the detailed d?cor to the hot tapas, flavor is abundant.



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