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Access Vegas Insider Vibe – August 25, 1999

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August 25, 1999

Welcome to Access Vegas News and Reviews! This is the newsletter that talks about the Las Vegas attractions, dining, and shows that YOU really care about. This is not spam. If you receive this by mistake, unsubscribe information is at the bottom. Feel free to forward this to friends or repost it in Las Vegas forums, but only in it’s entirety.

This is the official newsletter of http://www.accessvegas.com Quality Las Vegas Tourist Information – Hotels, Casinos, Insider Tips, and more. If it’s about Las Vegas, it’s In-Vegas.Com!

Book Online and Save – Quick and Secure with Instant Confirmation on our sister sites:
Las Vegas, Reno, Tahoe Hotels: http://www.accessvegas.com
Nationwide Hotels: http://www.lodging.com/affiliates/us_reservations.cgi?remote=tedinvegas
Rental Cars – All Cities: http://www.travelnow.com/cars/search.jsp?cid=2005

FREE $25 GREEN CHIP CONTEST – Book a room or car for ANY destination with us and we’ll enter you to win a $25 chip from the casino of your choice! This monthly contest is open ONLY to subscribers of this newsletter so you MUST notify us at http://www.accessvegas.com/contest.htm after you book. Full rules and details are available at that page also. Already low rates and now a chance to win!

Why not forward this newsletter to a friend or colleague who may enjoy it right now while you are thinking about it! They will appreciate your thoughtfulness and if they would enjoy future issues, they can get their own FREE subscription by sending a blank email to [email protected]

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This Issue:ááá Lounge Legend Cook. E. Jarr

Curious about a restaurant, event, or other Las Vegas attraction that looks fun? Let us review it for you first! Suggestions are always welcome at: [email protected]


Rental Cars – Don’t pay top dollar! Enter the dates of your visit and compare prices from virtually every major rental car agency (most US cities). Book the lowest price company or your regular agency. Save the hassle and some money – Car Rental Savings Search. Few regret renting a car. Free shuttles and city bus rides can be slow and smelly. Taxis can cost what a rental car costs. Your vacation time is valuable — make the most out of it!


LAS VEGAS NEWS – of interest to tourists:

PARIS HOTEL OPENING – Wednesday September 1, the new Paris Hotel and Casino opens with fireworks set off from the 1/2 size Eiffel Tower after a slide show that projects huge images of Paris on the side of the hotel. Street entertainers will also perform and the whole thing kicks off around 9:30 PM. Opening night is sold out but you can check future availability and rates at for Paris Hotel and Casino at http://www.accessvegas.com/las-vegas-strip-hotels.htm (Paris link).

CLICK ‘N PICK FOOTBALL CONTEST – The Review-Journal is sponsoring a free weekly football contest online. Weekly winner gets $100 and Grand Prize winner gets a Superbowl weekend stay at Mandalay Bay as well as $500 cash and more. Details at http://www2.sportsrocket.com/cgi-bin/lvrj99/home.cgi

ROCK ‘N ROLL

 

Full story at http://www.lvrj.com/lvrj_home/1999/Aug-25-Wed-1999/news/11818437.html

SAM’S AMERICAN – City Live magazine (a weekly free newspaper) reviewed this Bellagio eatery at http://lvcitylife.com/pages/Dining/stories/99080501d.html

SECURE ORDERING

 

WINNERS! – Debbie Wegner of Rogers, AR is the winner of the VIP coupons for The Beach nightclub. Debbie was our 10’th entry. Ben Lodderhose of Drums, PA and Michael Gierhart of Huntington Beach, CA are the winners of the free Klondike Casino food coupons. They were are 9’th and 10’th entries.

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Quick Concert and Show Notes:

Want to see which shows and headliners are playing during your stay and book reservations EVEN if the tickets aren’t on sale yet? BookVegas takes care of all your needs directly online! Search by artist or dates at http://www.showvegas.com/svpricing.cfm?cscheme=5&amid=143

ANDRE AGASSI’S GRAND SLAM FOR CHILDREN – Celebrity benefit concert featuring Elton John, Gloria Estefan, LeAnn Rimes, Luther Vandross, and other surprise stars (with musical director David Foster) at the MGM on Sept. 25. Tickets at (702) 474-4000 and MGM discount rooms are available at http://www.accessvegas.com/las-vegas-strip-hotels.htm (MGM link). Full story at http://www.lvrj.com/lvrj_home/1999/Aug-19-Thu-1999/lifestyles/11775156.html

STING – plays the Hard Rock on October 14 and 15. Tickets are available at http://www.showvegas.com/svpricing.cfm?cscheme=5&amid=143 and Hard Rock discount rooms are available at http://www.accessvegas.com/rooms/las-vegas-hotel-reservations-strip-area.htm (Hard Rock link).

FREE FREMONT ST. SHOW – featuring JAN & DEAN, SON OF SAILOR (tribute to Jimmy Buffet), THE SUFRAFI’S and THE KOKOMO BEACH BAND play on Fremont St. (downtown) on Aug. 27 and 28, from 6-11:00 PM. Downtown discount rooms are available at http://www.accessvegas.com/las-vegas-hotels-downtown.htm




FEATURE STORY: Las Vegas Lounge Legend Cook E. Jarr

 

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR:

>Enjoy you newsletter..I do have a couple of questions.
>áá l. I see for two weeks that the winners of the couponsá were from
>California. since I’m from NY we don’t get your letter until after
>midnightá and we are in bed.á Is there anyway we would ever have a
>chance at these?
>ááááááá Thanks for all your good information.

Thanks for your concern. We make every effort to make the chance of winning the coupons and prizes as random as possible. We choose the 10’th entry. Some days, we have 20 entries in a few hours. Sometimes it takes 2 days to hit that 10’th entry mark. Please keep in mind that the number of subscribers who are going to be in Las Vegas during the dates the coupons are valid is both small and variable. So, it is sheer luck to be the 10’th considering all of the above.

By far, more Californians visit Las Vegas than from any other state or country, which probably means that more Californians subscribe to this newsletter. Having said all that, only one of our three winners this past week was from California, and we welcome readers from around the world!

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Your input is welcome. Want to hear more about a subject? Don’t agree with something we said? Write us a “letter to the editor” at [email protected] Guest article submissions are also welcome with full credit to you, your website, etc. if accepted.

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FREE CONTESTS:

Note: You may enter every contest, but only one entry to each. Please note the expiration date and only enter if you will be in town and can use them. The 10’th entry to each contest will be the winner (unless otherwise noted). Just sent a blank email to the specified email address — we’ll get your mailing address from you only if you win.

CRAPS MADE EASY – This complete video and book combo is a must for someone whom would love learn the game of craps or someone looking to improve their chances of winning. We have one set to give away. Send a blank email to (contest closed) to enter

WET ‘N WILD – A set of 3 coupons, one for $8 all day admission on weekends, one for $4 daily admission, one for 1/2 off daily admission after 4:00 PM. Each valid for up to 6 people and expires October 3, 1999. Enter at (contest closed)

SAHARA STEAK HOUSE – Coupon for $5 off per person (up to 4 people). Valid Sunday – Thursday, expires September 30, 1999. Enter at (contest closed)

SAMS TOWN – Coupon for 2-for-1 Combination City Dinners at Willy and Jose’s (Mexican) restaurant at Sam’s Town. Must be 21, expires September 9, 1999. Enter at (contest closed)

WIN A LAS VEGAS TRIP – to The AVP King of the Beach in Las Vegas. Enter at http://www.wilsonsports.com/volleyball/king_of_the_beach.html

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Have a request for a review? Boggled when you come to town and see the hundreds of dining, attraction, and show opportunities? Let us know what you’d like to hear about! Unlike the tourist magazines where all of the “articles” are really paid ads, we pull out our own wallet and give you the honest scoop. If you appreciate this service, please consider booking your rooms and rental cars for ALL destinations with us.

http://www.accessvegas.com offers you low prices for hotels and rental cars in LAS VEGAS and NATIONWIDE! It’s our sister site featuring secure online booking and INSTANT confirmation. Don’t spend hours on the phone. Book today the cheap, easy way and save!

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You may subscribe to this newsletter by going to:
http://www.las-vegas-news-reviews.com or sending a blank email to
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All contents copyright 1999 Ted Newkirk
August 25, 1999

 

Access Vegas Insider Vibe – August 18, 1999

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August 18, 1999

Welcome to Access Vegas News and Reviews! This is the newsletter that talks about the Las Vegas attractions, dining, and shows that YOU really care about. This is not spam. If you receive this by mistake, unsubscribe information is at the bottom. Feel free to forward this to friends or repost it in Las Vegas forums, but only in it’s entirety.

This is the official newsletter of http://www.accessvegas.com Quality Las Vegas Tourist Information – Hotels, Casinos, Insider Tips, and more. If it’s about Las Vegas, it’s In-Vegas.Com!

Book Online and Save – Quick and Secure with Instant Confirmation on our sister sites:
Las Vegas, Reno, Tahoe Hotels: http://www.accessvegas.com
Nationwide Hotels: http://www.lodging.com/affiliates/us_reservations.cgi?remote=tedinvegas
Rental Cars – All Cities: http://www.travelnow.com/cars/search.jsp?cid=2005

FREE $25 GREEN CHIP CONTEST – Book a room or car for ANY destination with us and we’ll enter you to win a $25 chip from the casino of your choice! This monthly contest is open ONLY to subscribers of this newsletter so you MUST notify us at http://www.accessvegas.com/contest.htm after you book. Full rules and details are available at that page also. Already low rates and now a chance to win!

Please note that long URLs (web addresses) may break into two lines in some mail readers. Cut and paste, should this occur.

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This Issue:ááá Get On The Bus

Curious about a restaurant, event, or other Las Vegas attraction that looks fun? Let us review it for you first! Suggestions are always welcome at: [email protected]



LAS VEGAS NEWS – of interest to tourists:

TV SERIES READY TO ROLL – UPN’s new Las Vegas based series “The Strip” has not only commenced shooting, but has been moved from mid-season replacement status to a debut date of October 5. Some of you may remember the UPN series “The Watcher” which was shot in Las Vegas a number of years ago at the (then still shuttered) Main St. Station.

TALES OF WOE

 

WAGES IN LAS VEGAS – The Review-Journal did a recent story on the tight labor market here in some fields and published a Las Vegas salary chart. Remember, as bad as people are needed in certain fields, companies are vary wary to hire newcomers who may or may not enjoy living in Las Vegas. Full story at http://www.lvrj.com/lvrj_home/1999/Jul-31-Sat-1999/business/11667792.html

$6.95 ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT – The Backstage Restaurant at The Plaza Hotel downtown introduced their new semi-buffet concept featuring different cuisine every evening:

Monday: Mexican Favorites
Tuesday: Seafood Night ($2 more)
Wednesday: Chinese Food
Thursday: Southern (Soul Food)
Friday: Italian Specialties

HOMES OF THE STARS – We goofed on the web address of this last week. The correct one is:
http://www.lvrj.com/lvrj_home/in-depth/packages/onlyinvegas/homes-stars/

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Quick Concert Notes:

MANDALAY BAY – MINISTRY on Aug. 24, DE LA SOUT on Sept. 1, DWIGHT YOAKAM on Sept. 11, DAVID SANDBORN on Sept. 24, JEFF BECK on Sept. 25. RICKY MARTIN Nov. 12, and THE EAGLES with JACKSON BROWNE on Dec. 28 and 29. Tickets at (702) 474-4000 and Mandalay Bay discount rooms are available at http://www.accessvegas.com/las-vegas-strip-hotels.htm (Mandalay Bay link).

HARD ROCK – ALICE COOPER on Sept. 3, THE BLACK CROWS on Sept. 11, and the AVERAGE WHITE BAND with WAR on Sept. 26. Tickets at (702) 474-4000 and Hard Rock discount rooms are available at http://www.accessvegas.com/rooms/las-vegas-hotel-reservations-strip-area.htm (Hard Rock link).

MGM – TOM JONES on Aug. 12-25, WCW MONDAY NITRO on Aug. 23, RODNEY DANGERFIELD on Aug. 26 – Sept. 8, CHER on Aug. 27 and 28, SARAH BRIGHTMAN on Sept. 5, FROZEN FURY III on Sept. 11, FOX U.S. OPEN OF SUPERCROSS on Oct. 8-10, ‘N SYNC on Nov. 26-27, and BARBARA STREISAND on Dec. 31. Tickets at (702) 891-7777 and MGM discount rooms are available at http://www.accessvegas.com/las-vegas-strip-hotels.htm (MGM link).

BUFFALO BILL’S – in Primm (40 miles south of Las Vegas): RATT and GREAT WHITE on Sept. 2. Room and VIP packages are available at (800) FUN-STOP


Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Scenic Southwest Tours – by plane, bus, or even helicopter! You’ve seen the glossy ads in the tourist brochures. You’ve thought about it. You come all the way to Las Vegas — why not see one of the some of the most famous landmarks in the world! Don’t by tricked by web sites & magazines that offer discount tours. Taxes, park fees, permits can almost double the price. Our prices are inclusive – no hidden charges! Best Las Vegas Tours


FEATURE STORY: GET ON THE BUS

 

Mark and Matt also run The World’s Most Exciting Web Site,

http://www.cheapovegas.com, home of Casino Boy and the best hotel and
casino reviews in the Western Hemisphere.

P.S. The owners of In-Vegas.Com can attest first-hand to how tightly Mr. Weatherford and Mr. Sinclair hold on to their pennies, and regard them as the best Las Vegas bargain hunters on the planet.

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FREE CONTESTS:

Note: You may enter every contest, but only one entry to each. Please note the expiration date and only enter if you will be in town and can use them. The 10’th entry in each contest will be the winner (unless otherwise noted). Just sent a blank email to the specified email address — we’ll get your mailing address from you only if you win.

FREE FOOD AT KLONDIKE – We have two coupon sheets featuring 8 absolutely FREE meals (4 breakfast and 4 dinner – not valid Mon. or Wed., restaurant beverage purchase required) at the Klondike Hotel and Casino. Coupons expire September 14, 1999. The Klondike is a locals casino located about 2 blocks south of Mandalay Bay. 9’th and 10’th entry to (contest closed) wins them.

THE BEACH NIGHTCLUB – Two VIP coupons to The Beach Nightclub that allow you to go right in at no charge. These don’t expire so they are open to everyone. Enter at (contest closed)

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Have a request for a review? Boggled when you come to town and see the hundreds of dining, attraction, and show opportunities? Let us know what you’d like to hear about! Unlike the tourist magazines where all of the “articles” are really paid ads, we pull out our own wallet and give you the honest scoop. If you appreciate this service, please consider booking your rooms and rental cars for ALL destinations with us.

http://www.accessvegas.com offers you low prices for hotels and rental cars in LAS VEGAS and NATIONWIDE! It’s our sister site featuring secure online booking and INSTANT confirmation. Don’t spend hours on the phone. Book today the cheap, easy way and save!

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You may subscribe to this newsletter by going to:
http://www.las-vegas-news-reviews.com or sending a blank email to
below

All contents copyright 1999 Ted Newkirk
August 18, 1999

Access Vegas Insider Vibe – August 11, 1999

 

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August 11, 1999

Welcome to Access Vegas News and Reviews! This is the newsletter that talks about the Las Vegas attractions, dining, and shows that YOU really care about. This is not spam. If you receive this by mistake, unsubscribe information is at the bottom. Feel free to forward this to friends or repost it in Las Vegas forums, but only in it’s entirety. This is the official newsletter of http://www.accessvegas.com Quality Las Vegas Tourist Information – Hotels, Casinos, Insider Tips, and more. If it’s about Las Vegas, it’s In-Vegas.Com! Book Online and Save – Quick and Secure with Instant Confirmation on our sister sites: Las Vegas, Reno, Tahoe Hotels: http://www.accessvegas.com Nationwide Hotels: http://www.lodging.com/affiliates/us_reservations.cgi?remote=tedinvegas Rental Cars – All Cities: http://www.travelnow.com/cars/search.jsp?cid=2005



This Issue:ááá Best Cheap Prime Rib In Town Curious about a restaurant, event, or other Las Vegas attraction that looks fun? Let us review it for you first! Suggestions are always welcome at: [email protected] * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * LAS VEGAS NEWS – of interest to tourists: PARIS IS COMING! – Paris Hotel and Casino opens Sept. 1, 1999! We’ll be there, notepad and camera in tow to capture this new hotel for you. Paris is now taking reservations! Find out more at http://www.accessvegas.com/las-vegas-strip-hotels.htm (Paris link). NOBU – Robert De Niro’s Nobu restaurant serves “new-style” Japanese food, and after success in London, Tokyo, and New York he’s opened another at the Hard Rock Hotel here in Las Vegas 2 months ago. You can read Michael Paskevich’s review at http://www.lvrj.com/lvrj_home/1999/Aug-04-Wed-1999/lifestyles/11668689.html

KARAOKE

 

BRIDGES

 

LEGENDS LOUNGE – Las Vegas’ Legends Lounge has been the home to some of the best local music talent in the city for some time, and now they are inviting you to enjoy the show online. With the installation of webcams and a high-speed data line, you can enjoy Legends from your computer. Visit Legend’s at http://www.tapetree.com/legends WINNER! – Michael Gierhart of Huntington Beach, CA is the winner of the Caffe Trilussa coupons. Michael was our 10’th entry. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Quick Concert Notes: FREMONT ST. EXPERIENCE – POLYESTER EXPRESS, HOT PURSUIT, HOWARD JONES, and MEN AT WORK both Fri. and Sat. evenings starting at 6 PA. The price is right: FREE! Discount downtown (Fremont St.) rooms are available at http://www.accessvegas.com/las-vegas-hotels-downtown.htm MANDALAY BAY – JULIAN LENNON on Aug. 14, PETER FRAMPTON on Aug. 16, THE NEVILLE BROTHERS with LITTLE FEAT on Aug. 20, MINISTRY on Aug. 24, DE LA SOUT on Sept. 1, DWIGHT YOAKAM on Sept. 11, DAVID SANDBORN on Sept. 24, JEFF BECK on Sept. 25. RICKY MARTIN Nov. 12, and THE EAGLES with JACKSON BROWNE on Dec. 28 and 29. Tickets at (702) 474-4000 and Mandalay Bay discount rooms are available at http://www.accessvegas.com/las-vegas-strip-hotels.htm (Mandalay Bay link). HARD ROCK – MOBY with BOOM BOOM SATELLITES on Aug. 13, THE CULT on Aug. 14, BOZ SCAGGS on Aug. 15, ANN & NANCY WILSON (of Heart) on Aug.24, STEVE WINWOOD on Aug. 27, JOEY MCINTYRE on Aug. 29, ALICE COOPER on Sept. 3, THE BLACK CROWS on Sept. 11, and the AVERAGE WHITE BAND with WAR on Sept. 26. Tickets at (702) 474-4000 and Hard Rock discount rooms are available at http://www.accessvegas.com/rooms/las-vegas-hotel-reservations-strip-area.htm (Hard Rock link). MGM – TOM JONES on Aug. 12-25, WCW MONDAY NITRO on Aug. 23, RODNEY DANGERFIELD on Aug. 26 – Sept. 8, CHER on Aug. 27 and 28, SARAH BRIGHTMAN on Sept. 5, LOS ANGELES KINGS vs. PHOENIX COYOTES on Sept. 11, FOX U.S. OPEN OF SUPERCROSS on Oct. 8-10, ‘N SYNC on Nov. 26-27, and BARBARA STREISAND on Dec. 31. Tickets at (702) 891-7777 and MGM discount rooms are available at http://www.accessvegas.com/las-vegas-strip-hotels.htm (MGM link). BUFFALO BILL’S – in Primm (40 miles south of Las Vegas): RATT and GREAT WHITE on Sept. 2. Room and VIP packages are available at (800) FUN-STOP



FEATURE STORIES: We are just about out the door for a vacation. We’re shutting the offices for about 10 days (you will be amazed at what that saves in AC here in the summer) and taking some well-deserved time off. Yes, when you live in Las Vegas, you jump on a plane OUT of town to get some rest and relaxation. This week, we’ll cover a quick but interesting topic, and next week we have a special guest article about free transportation in Las Vegas.

BEST CHEAP PRIME RIB IN TOWN

 

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For a virtually complete list of all there is to do, see, get, and eat for free in Las Vegas, visit http://www.bigempire.com/vegas ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ Your input is welcome. Want to hear more about a subject? Don’t agree with something we said? Write us a “letter to the editor” at [email protected] Guest article submissions are also welcome with full credit to you, your website, etc. if accepted. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Have a request for a review? Boggled when you come to town and see the hundreds of dining, attraction, and show opportunities? Let us know what you’d like to hear about! Unlike the tourist magazines where all of the “articles” are really paid ads, we pull out our own wallet and give you the honest scoop. If you appreciate this service, please consider booking your rooms and rental cars for ALL destinations with us. http://www.accessvegas.com offers you low prices for hotels and rental cars in LAS VEGAS and NATIONWIDE! It’s our sister site featuring secure online booking and INSTANT confirmation. Don’t spend hours on the phone. Book today the cheap, easy way and save! * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * You may subscribe to this newsletter by going to: http://www.las-vegas-news-reviews.com or sending a blank email to below All contents copyright 1999 Ted Newkirk August 11, 1999

Access Vegas Insider Vibe – August 4, 1999

 

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Archived Edition:
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August 4, 1999

Welcome to Access Vegas News and Reviews! This is the newsletter that talks about the Las Vegas attractions, dining, and shows that YOU really care about. This is not spam. If you receive this by mistake, unsubscribe information is at the bottom. Feel free to forward this to friends or repost it in Las Vegas forums, but only in it’s entirety.

This is the official newsletter of http://www.accessvegas.com Quality Las Vegas Tourist Information – Hotels, Casinos, Insider Tips, and more. If it’s about Las Vegas, it’s In-Vegas.Com!

Book Online and Save – Quick and Secure with Instant Confirmation on our sister sites:
Las Vegas, Reno, Tahoe Hotels: http://www.accessvegas.com
Nationwide Hotels: http://www.lodging.com/affiliates/us_reservations.cgi?remote=tedinvegas
Rental Cars – All Cities: http://www.travelnow.com/cars/search.jsp?cid=2005

FREE $25 GREEN CHIP CONTEST – Book a room or car for ANY destination with us and we’ll enter you to win a $25 chip from the casino of your choice! This monthly contest is open ONLY to subscribers of this newsletter so you MUST notify us at (contest closed) after you book. Full rules and details are available at that page also. Already low rates and now a chance to win!

Please note that long URLs (web addresses) may break into two lines in some mail readers. Cut and paste, should this occur.

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This Issue:ááá Harrah’s Fresh Market Square Buffet

Curious about a restaurant, event, or other Las Vegas attraction that looks fun? Let us review it for you first! Suggestions are always welcome at: [email protected]




 


LAS VEGAS NEWS – of interest to tourists:

1000 READERS – After only eleven weeks in publication, we have topped the 1000 subscriber mark, and have over 100 people a week signing up for this newsletter. In celebration, we have launched our $25 Green Chip contest as detailed toward the top. Feel free to forward this newsletter to your friends that enjoy Las Vegas or just saving money on travel. As our subscriber base increases, so will the prize amount in this exclusive contest!

MIKE TYSON – is slated to fight Buster Douglas on Oct. 2 at the MGM. Fight weekends are wild, and there is never a better chance to sight celebrities, but book now if you don’t want to pay top dollar for a room. You can see what your favorite hotels’ rates are running at http://www.accessvegas.com

DANNY GANS – has inked his deal with The Mirage. He debuts April 1, 2000 and the Mirage ballroom is being remodeled into a 1,260 seat showroom for him. Full story at http://www.lvrj.com/lvrj_home/1999/Aug-04-Wed-1999/news/11689600.html

FREE MAPS OF NEVADA – The Nevada Department of Transportation offers 2 free maps of Nevada, mailed directly to you. The “Official State Road Map” is available by calling (775) 888-7627. For you railfans, the DOT has a very nice railroad system map (suitable for framing) also available for free. The number to ask for the railroad map is (775) 888-7356. We thank Nevada Rails at http://pages.prodigy.com/jbryant for this information.

TOM LEYKIS – the national drive time radio talk host heard on 175 stations nationwide is having one of his infamous listener parties Aug. 13 at the SRO Club and Cafe at 1700 E. Flamingo starting at 7:00 PM. It is free to the public and sponsored by local affiliate KVBC-FM at http://www.hottalk1051.com

BLACKJACK AUTUMNá

 

NHRA – Big time drag racing is coming to Las Vegas April 7-9, 2000. The grandstands at Las Vegas Motor Speedway drag strip are near completion and will seat 30,000 for this event. Full story at http://www.lvrj.com/lvrj_home/1999/Jul-21-Wed-1999/sports/11601182.html

INTERNET SAVVY

 

Full story is available at http://www.lvrj.com/lvrj_home/1999/Jul-24-Sat-1999/news/11623114.html

NOT IN MY BACKYARD

 

WINNER! – Debbie Hawkinson of Corona, CA is the winner of the 2 for 1 breakfast or lunch at Sam’s Town. Debbie was our 10’th entry.

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Quick Concert Notes:

MANDALAY BAY – JOAN ARMSTRONG on Aug. 10, B.B KING BLUES FESTIVAL featuring B.B. KING, KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD, and INDIGENOUS on Aug. 11, JULIAN LENNON on Aug. 14, PETER FRAMPTON on Aug. 16, THE NEVILLE BROTHERS with LITTLE FEAT on Aug. 20, MINISTRY on Aug. 24, DE LA SOUT on Sept. 1, DWIGHT YOAKAM on Sept. 11, DAVID SANDBORN on Sept. 24, JEFF BECK on Sept. 25. RICKY MARTIN Nov. 12, and THE EAGLES with JACKSON BROWNE on Dec. 28 and 29. Tickets at (702) 474-4000 and Mandalay Bay discount rooms are available at http://www.accessvegas.com/las-vegas-strip-hotels.htm (Mandalay Bay link).

HARD ROCK – LIT with UNWRITTEN LAW on Aug. 10, EDWIN MCCAIN on Aug. 12, MOBY with BOOM BOOM SATELLITES on Aug. 13, THE CULT on Aug. 14, BOZ SCAGGGS on Aug. 15, ALICE COOPER on Sept. 3, THE BLACK CROWS on Sept. 11, and the AVERAGE WHITE BAND with WAR on Sept. 26. Tickets at (702) 474-4000 and Hard Rock discount rooms are available at http://www.accessvegas.com/rooms/las-vegas-hotel-reservations-strip-area.htm (Hard Rock link).

MGM – TOM JONES on Aug. 12-25, WCW MONDAY NITRO on Aug. 23, RODNEY DANGERFIELD on Aug. 26 – Sept. 8, CHER on Aug. 27 and 28, SARAH BRIGHTMAN on Sept. 5, FROZEN FURY III on Sept. 11, FOX U.S. OPEN OF SUPERCROSS on Oct. 8-10, ‘N SYNC on Nov. 26-27, and BARBARA STREISAND on Dec. 31. Tickets at (702) 891-7777 and MGM discount rooms are available at http://www.accessvegas.com/las-vegas-strip-hotels.htm (MGM link).

BUFFALO BILL’S – in Primm (40 miles south of Las Vegas): RATT and GREAT WHITE on Sept. 2. Room and VIP packages are available at (800) FUN-STOP




 


FEATURE STORY:

FRESH MARKET SQUARE BUFFET

 

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR:

Vicki Archer wrote:

 

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Your input is welcome. Don’t agree with something we said? Write us a “letter to the editor” at [email protected] Guest article submissions are also welcome with full credit to you, your website, etc.

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FREE COUPON CONTESTS:

Note: You may enter every contest, but only one entry to each. Please note the expiration date and only enter if you will be in town and can use them. The 10’th entry in each contest will be the winner (unless otherwise noted). Just sent a blank email to the specified email address — we’ll get your mailing address from you only if you win.

2 coupons for the CAFFE TRILUSSA, an Italian Steakhouse across from the Mirage. One coupon is a 2-1 entree and the other is for a complete $14.95 prime rib dinner on weekend late evenings (after 10 PM). The food is good and the view is even better. Coupons expire Aug. 25. Send a blank email to (contest closed) to enter.

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Have a request for a review? Boggled when you come to town and see the hundreds of dining, attraction, and show opportunities? Let us know what you’d like to hear about! Unlike the tourist magazines where all of the “articles” are really paid ads, we pull out our own wallet and give you the honest scoop. If you appreciate this service, please consider booking your rooms and rental cars for ALL destinations with us.

http://www.accessvegas.com offers you low prices for hotels and rental cars in LAS VEGAS and NATIONWIDE! It’s our sister site featuring secure online booking and INSTANT confirmation. Don’t spend hours on the phone. Book today the cheap, easy way and save!

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All contents copyright 1999 Ted Newkirk
August 4, 1999

Access Vegas Insider Vibe – July 28, 1999

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July 28, 1999

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This Issue:Makino Todai Restaurant, Rumjungle, MGM Lion Habitat


Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Scenic Southwest Tours – by plane, bus, or even helicopter! You’ve seen the glossy ads in the tourist brochures. You’ve thought about it. You come all the way to Las Vegas — why not see one of the some of the most famous landmarks in the world! Don’t by tricked by web sites & magazines that offer discount tours. Taxes, park fees, permits can almost double the price. Our prices are inclusive – no hidden charges! Best Las Vegas Tours


Coming soon, your opportunity to win a green chip ($25) from the casino of your choice every time you book a room or car online with us. Already low rates and now a chance to win!

LAS VEGAS NEWS – of interest to tourists:

DANNY GANS and DAVID CASSIDY

 

HOOPS IN VEGAS II – This August 15 celebrity charity basketball tournament is scheduled to feature appearances by Tom Arnold, Marcus Canby, Ron Harper, Jason Kidd, Danny Manning, Rob Lowe, Ed McMahon, Kurt Rambis, Arnold Schwarzenegger and many more. This event will be held at the Lied Gym on the campus of UNLV and tickets at (702) 474-4000. THE HARD ROCK is within walking distance of UNLV (and also has a free shuttle to the Strip). Hard Rock discount rooms are available at Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.

MILLENNIUM EDITION – The Review-Journal is taking pre-orders for it’s Jan. 1, 2000 commemorative edition. Out-of-town orders will be sent by UPS on Tuesday Jan. 4, 2000 and can be ordered by sending a check for $2.50 to:

Las Vegas Review Journal millennial edition
PO Box 70
Las Vegas, NV 89125

Checks must be made payable to: Las Vegas Review-Journal

SECOND PHASE OF VENETIAN – The Tam O’Shanter motel (located between the Desert Inn and The Venetian) is scheduled for demolition in August to make way for the second phase of the Venetian. The Venetian is worth the visit, although valet parking should be avoided if possible because of delays (not uncommon at big strip casinos — we park next door at the Casino Royale right behind the casino — a 30 second walk to the front of the Venetian). And while some of the retail shops are not yet open, the Canal Shops are well worth the visit. This unique shopping area features a canal running the length of the shopping area, with gondola rides available. We will have a full report when the project is completed.

CATS – The Musical plays the MGM Grand September 7-12. Tickets at (702) 891-7777 and MGM discount rooms are available at MGM Grand Las Vegas.

WINNER! – Richard Perkins of Ft. Collins, CO is the winner of the $472 coupon book from Station Casinos. Richard was our 10’th entry.


FEATURE STORIES:

It’s the middle of summer, many of you are fighting the heat, so instead of a long review we are publishing a few tidbits for you.

MAKINO TODAI RESTAURANT

LIVING IN VEGAS – In the follow up of last weeks issue about moving to Las Vegas, a funny, sarcastic, and all-too-true article called “You’re a Vegas lifer when…” can be found at http://www.lvcitylife.com/Pages/views/stories/99072903v.html

MGM LION HABITAT

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FREE COUPON CONTESTS:

Note: You may enter every contest, but only one entry to each. Please note the expiration date and only enter if you will be in town and can use them. The 10’th entry in each contest will be the winner (unless otherwise noted). Just sent a blank email to the specified email address — we’ll get your mailing address from you only if you win.

2 FOR 1 Breakfast or Lunch at Sam’s town — good anytime in August. Entry email to (contest closed)

$4 off all day ride pass for The Adventuredome (formerly known as Grand Slam Canyon), the Circus Circus indoor theme park. Up to 4 people per coupon. Coupons expire Sept. 9, 1999. We have 8 of these coupons and will give them out to the first 8 entries. Entry email to (contest closed)

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Have a request for a review? Boggled when you come to town and see the hundreds of dining, attraction, and show opportunities? Let us know what you’d like to hear about! Unlike the tourist magazines where all of the “articles” are really paid ads, we pull out our own wallet and give you the honest scoop. If you appreciate this service, please consider booking your rooms and rental cars for ALL destinations with us.

http://www.accessvegas.com offers you low prices for hotels and rental cars in LAS VEGAS and NATIONWIDE! It’s our sister site featuring secure online booking and INSTANT confirmation. Don’t spend hours on the phone. Book today the cheap, easy way and save!
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July 28, 1999

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