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Access Vegas Insider Vibe May 14, 2021

Newkirk’s Notes

Access Vegas Founder Ted NewkirkHello From Las Vegas! – The Strat, Cosmo, and Wynn/Encore casinos are open at 100% capacity. With more soon to follow quickly. While I’ll certainly keep our Members abreast of anything they need to know about visiting Las Vegas and current COVID conditions or restrictions, it is looking like we’ll soon be saying “stick a fork in it… it is over”.

This is not to make light of the deaths and what the world has gone through the past 14 months. However, my J-O-B is to help you experience Las Vegas in a better way, and be more knowledgeable, than all of the other visitors out there. And, I’m thrilled to be getting back to that task!

This column, breaking down:

– What the sale of The Palms means to the visitor, gambler, and the future of Las Vegas. And, what to watch out for!

– Getting a true handle on when Main Street Station will open.

– Trains, trams, and transit: What you need to know has changed in order for you to get around Las Vegas easier, making the most of your valuable vacation time.

– Now that the crowds have returned, what are the “best kept secrets” for super-fun stuff to do and check out (food, drink, sights, more) which are NOT necessarily over-run!

…and more, continues for our Members HERE.


Newkirk’s Notes has been published by AccessVegas.com Founder Ted Newkirk continuously (in one form or another) since 1995 .

Ted is a noted and quoted Las Vegas analyst, having been quoted and sourced multiple times in 2020 along in publications ranging from the Las Vegas Review-Journal (Nevada’s largest newspaper) to U.S. News and World Report.

Newkirk’s Notes go well beyond the basic news, rumors, and (often questionable) thoughts and proclamations floating around on the internet. Our Supporting (Paid) Members know not only what is happening, but why, and how they can benefit (or know what to avoid).

For example countless Members have had incredibly enjoyable and successful visits to Las Vegas during COVID simply because they were truly in the know, and not only knew what was happening, but what was on the horizon.

Saving them money, time and inconvenience.

At $34.80 for an entire year (only $2.90 per month), we distill down what you really need to know, so that your trip this spring, summer, or even later in the year turns out to be your best ever. And, we GUARANTEE it.

Especially in these unprecedented times, find out what it is like to ACTUALLY be in the KNOW this time around:

Members.AccessVegas.com


Hope You Are Enjoying This Issue!

Ted Newkirk
Founder/Managing Editor
AccessVegas.com


Las Vegas Shows

Barry Manilow Returning to Westgate Las Vegas in September

Legendary singer-songwriter Barry Manilow will return to perform at Westgate Las Vegas this September, the resort announced Thursday. “Barry Manilow: The Hits Come Home!” will return to the International Theater for shows beginning Thursday, Sept. 16. “I can’t wait to get back on stage at my Las Vegas home, the International Theater, and get back together with our amazing fans,” Manilow said in a statement.

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Las Vegas Dining

The 9 Best Brunch Spots in Las Vegas

Here’s our list of nine of the best brunch places in Las Vegas for your Sunday Funday.

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* Bobby Flay taps familiar faces to open new restaurant at Caesars Palace

* New ‘Bar Rescue’ season to focus on Las Vegas

* Dirt Dog welcomes third Las Vegas location at Neonopolis

* Red Rock Resort teams up with Vegas Golden Knights for a new bar and experience

* Legendary Ferraro’s extends hours, offering hiring bonuses for select kitchen positions

* Ellis Island Hotel to debut new secret tiki bar pop-up in June

* Sensory Delights Are Just The Beginning At Bazaar Meat ByJose Andres In Las Vegas

* Las Vegas Restaurants Get Ready for a Summer Frenzy

* Eat It All At Wicked Spoon In Las Vegas

* Gilley’s In Las Vegas Is A Honky-Tonk Hot Spot

* Cafe Americano at Paris Sticks It to Guests With “RRF” Fee


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Members Mania

Note From Ted:

Members Mania is a regular feature for our Supporting (Paid) Members. Membership includes our “Your Guy In Vegas” feature, where you can reach out to myself and our paid staff of experts with your specific Vegas questions. We don’t have “canned” answers. We’ll ask you for some details pertaining you your wants and needs. Then, answer accordingly.

Regarding this article All Net Arena submits documents and bond before county deadline, which is a proposed NBA arena on the vacant land south of The Sahara, which has been a “proposal” for over a decade:

Things may be finally getting in gear for this section of the North Strip. I’ve always said.. if you start with one successful business on a block… others will follow (and estate prices will go up!) ??

Patrick Magee via the AccessVegas.com Las Vegas Insider Vibe Membership Facebook Group

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Las Vegas Tours and Attractions

The Pinball Hall of Fame Makes A Bold Move To The Las Vegas Strip

“Is there really pinball in there?” A woman, still in her car, asks me that question as I walk through the parking lot of the new Pinball Hall of Fame location, on Las Vegas Boulevard near Mandalay Bay. She gestures to the building, painted with massive red letters shouting “PINBALL.” “There are literally hundreds of pinball machines in there,” I tell her. “Some of them are 60, 70 years old, and you can play all of them.” Satisfied, the woman parks, gets out of her car and hustles inside.

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Las Vegas Gambling

Arizona man wins $2.9 million at Venetian on Las Vegas Strip

Big money is rolling at multiple Las Vegas resorts recently. The Venetian announced that a man won $2.9 million on a Wheel of Fortune game. The big winner was named Roger L. from Arizona. Officials with Venetian said Roger bet $5 before he won millions.

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Other Las Vegas News

Las Vegas Reopens with New Casino Resorts, Restaurants, Bars

Las Vegas, the city that famously trades on luck, was dramatically out of it last year. The coronavirus pandemic dealt Las Vegas a losing hand, taking nearly all the sin (and most of its spending) out of the city. In 2020, the city recorded about 19 million visitors, a steep decline from the 42 million visitors in 2019. Unemployment, just 3.9 percent at the start of 2020, increased to 34 percent — the highest jobless rate in the country — after Nevada’s governor ordered casinos closed last year to help contain the pandemic’s spread. Vegas and its famous casinos, entertainment and dining venues lost billions.

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* Airport report shows more people are flying to Las Vegas

* Caesars Entertainment – Paid parking helps fund $3.1M charity donation

* Bar Rescue’s season 8 will have different tone as it centers around pandemic in Las Vegas

* Vegas tourism, airport, casinos show rebound from virus

* Tourism and convention industry gains momentum in Las Vegas

* The Venetian Resort launches new luxurious pool design

* TSA extends federal face mask requirements into September

* Las Vegas hitting jackpot as pandemic-weary visitors crowd back

* There’s a new sense of optimism among the visitors to Las Vegas Strip

* FlixBus to test premium Vegas-to-LA bus service

* What To Do When In Las Vegas?

* Las Vegas chapel offers ‘Star Wars’ themed weddings

* Full flights touch down in Las Vegas, travelers grow flying confidence with vaccine

* This Dream Job Will Pay You to Gamble in Las Vegas on the Company’s Dime


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

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Luxor Las Vegas – Incredible Experiences Inside the Pyramid

(Producers Notes_) Almost all of the graphic designs and postcards depicting Las Vegas include the iconic shape of the Luxor pyramid – it’s recognized around the world for its gorgeous black glass exterior, and of course for that Sky Beam that can be seen from space. But what’s inside the pyramid? Come with us on this Las Vegas Inside & Out adventure, where we explore the Luxor from all corners, and discover varied and unique options for dining and entertainment.
Mexican? Try Diablo’s Cantina. Fresh Pan-Asian? Go for Rice & Company. A perfectly aged steak? Tender Steakhouse has a table for you. Need a latte? There are three, count ’em, three Starbucks locations!
And if you want to see a show, you can tour the Titanic and Bodies Exhibitions during the day, spend an hour at the HyperX Esports Arena, book a seat for Carrot Top or Blue Man Group in the evening, and then indulge yourself at Fantasy for your late-night entertainment. And you can’t miss R.U.N., the exciting new Cirque show with a thriller of a plot. Luxor has it all! Join us for this extensive walkthrough of the Luxor property on the Las Vegas Strip.

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Awesome Behind-The-Scenes Timelapse of Las Vegas Airport

(Producers Notes) Takeoffs, landings and inside a 787 Dreamliner. Those are just some of the great AvGeek footage we captured during 36 hours at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas

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Happy Birthday Las Vegas (1977)

Andy Williams & The Lennon Sisters.

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Treasure Island Hotel & Casino Las Vegas

(Producers Notes) Walk with us and explore Treasure Island Hotel & Casino located in Las Vegas.

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Fun Day Trip from Las Vegas – Rail Explorers Adventure

(Producers Notes) Hey there fellow travelers! Greetings from a fun time biking on the train tracks that were used to bring in supplies to build the Hoover Dam. Rail Explorers is a fun time for the whole family.

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Bellagio Las Vegas Cafe Sadelle’s

(Producers Notes) Here’s what’s on the menu at the Bellagio cafe in Las Vegas.





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Access Vegas Insider Vibe April 26, 2021

Newkirk’s Notes

Access Vegas Founder Ted NewkirkHello From Las Vegas! – The end of COVID restrictions are in sight! I watched an entire press conference from the Governor, read and listened to the remarks by the Clark County Commission Chair, and read all 32 pages of Clark County’s re-opening plans. I’ll break it all down, so you can make informed plans.

Then, we’re getting back to normal, and normal is telling you what you need to know about what’s up in Las Vegas! As always, digging a little deeper than the basic “not always accurate” information that is constantly floating around out there.

This column, breaking down not only current restrictions, but what is pending, the rental car situation, how to snag hard-to-get Golden Knights Tickets, and a great gambling story, continues for our Members HERE.


Newkirk’s Notes has been published by AccessVegas.com Founder Ted Newkirk continuously (in one form or another) since 1995 .

Ted is a noted and quoted Las Vegas analyst, having been quoted and sourced multiple times in 2020 along in publications ranging from the Las Vegas Review-Journal (Nevada’s largest newspaper) to U.S. News and World Report.

Newkirk’s Notes go well beyond the basic news, rumors, and (often questionable) thoughts and proclamations floating around on the internet. Our Supporting (Paid) Members know not only what is happening, but why, and how they can benefit (or know what to avoid).

For example countless Members have had incredibly enjoyable and successful visits to Las Vegas during COVID simply because they were truly in the know, and not only knew what was happening, but what was on the horizon.

Saving them money, time and inconvenience.

At $34.80 for an entire year (only $2.90 per month), we distill down what you really need to know, so that your trip this spring, summer, or even later in the year turns out to be your best ever. And, we GUARANTEE it.

Especially in these unprecedented times, find out what it is like to ACTUALLY be in the KNOW this time around:

Members.AccessVegas.com


Hope You Are Enjoying This Issue!

Ted Newkirk
Founder/Managing Editor
AccessVegas.com


Las Vegas Shows

Free ‘Jazz in the Park’ Series Downtown Las Vegas Features Big Names

Clark County Parks and Recreation kicks off the spring with their annual Jazz in the Park Concert Series, which celebrates its 31st year. This year the free series will feature Grace Kelly on May 8, Special EFX Allstars feat Chieli Minucci on May 15, Najee on May 22, Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra on May 29, and Nick Colionne on June 5.

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Las Vegas Dining

Brunch Returns at Giada on the Las Vegas Strip

Giada brings back brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. The restaurant from Giada De Laurentiis brings back polenta waffles, hazelnut chocolate chip pancakes, a salmon Benedict, cavatelli, a seafood platter, a Caprese frittata, lobster hash, and more. Brunch runs every Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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* Gold Spike (Fremont Experience area) reopening outside area, new Thursday night lineup

* Estiatorio Milos Returns To The Las Vegas Strip

* Las Vegas bars excited with karaoke and open mic allowed

* 1923 Prohibition Bar In Las Vegas Takes You Back To The Time of Speakeasies

* Voodoo Steak In Las Vegas Creates A Dining Thrill

* Bang Bar At Cosmopolitan Las Vegas Is Street Market Smart

* Great Food And Drinks Make Brera Osteria Perfect For A Leisurely Meal In Las Vegas

* Saltgrass Steakhouse Opens at Golden Nugget With Casual Vibe, Strong Value

* $10-And-Under Eats On The Las Vegas Strip And Beyond

* Restaurants At New Virgin Hotels Las Vegas Change And Expand

* Las Vegas restaurants eager to return to full capacity

* Discover A World Of Lobster Options In Las Vegas

* Bellagio’s Petrossian Bar debuts caviar and cocktails

* Treat your eyes, tastebuds at these outdoor dining spots in Las Vegas

* City of Las Vegas to start new ‘Brewery Row’ concept

* Grab-And-Go Dining Options Abound In Las Vegas


Las Vegas Hotels

Pool Season Is Back In Las Vegas!

The warm weather has moved into Las Vegas, and that means pool season is in full swing—although that might be a little less swing, so to speak. With post-pandemic rules still in order, partying at pool clubs looks a little different these days—no venues packed like sardines and no huge parties—but that doesn’t mean guests 21 and over still can’t enjoy a fun day in the sun!

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Members Mania

Note From Ted:

Members Mania is a regular feature for our Supporting (Paid) Members. Membership includes our “Your Guy In Vegas” feature, where you can reach out to myself and our paid staff of experts with your specific Vegas questions. We don’t have “canned” answers. We’ll ask you for some details pertaining you your wants and needs. Then, answer accordingly.

Husband and I are thinking about buying a condo out there for our use when we’re out there and renting it out also. Looking to spend in the area of $150,000.

Could you recommend area with easy access to strip and shopping for necessities.

Thank You,

Donna

Paid (Supporting) Members, please login to your Membership Area to read the answer!

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Investing less than $3 per month (paid yearly) with our Access Vegas Insider Vibe Membership Program is the ultimate way to hedge the thousands you spend on your Las Vegas vacation. Especially as you are needing the best information now (more than ever) as you decide exactly when you can or should start to think about your return visit after the COVID upheaval.

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Las Vegas Tours and Attractions

Spring Is In Full Bloom At Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens In Las Vegas

Celebrate spring the proper way and head straight to the Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens for its new display, sure to both brighten your day and provide you with plenty of great photos for Instagram. Springtime Celebrations Around the World is exactly what its title implies, a collection of floral creations that represent springtime celebrations across the globe, from the Netherlands and England to Thailand and, of course, the U.S.

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Las Vegas Sports


Las Vegas Gambling

Red Rock Casino guests win $203K while playing progressive poker

Several guests at Red Rock Casino won more than $200,000 late Thursday after hitting the Station Casinos Jumbo Hold ‘Em Poker “Bad Beat” Progressive Jackpot. The losing hand was quad 9’s, with a win of $71,214 and the winning hand was quad Jacks with a win of $40,694. All eight players won $1,272 each, the total payout to players was $203,516.

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Las Vegas Real Estate

What does a half-million dollars buy in Las Vegas’ housing market?

It doesn’t carry the emotional heft or social cachet of $1 million, but a half-million dollar price tag is still pretty substantial. And for potential homebuyers wishing to turn $500,000 into a new home, the Las Vegas Valley’s real estate market is happy to help. We hopscotched around the valley to see what a half-million dollars will buy these days. The answer: Some pretty nice digs, many of them with plenty of living space and even an intriguing amenity or two.

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Other Las Vegas News

First look at underground TESLA subway tunnel at Las Vegas Convention Center

The Convention Center Loop cost more than $52 million to build. It will move people across the convention center’s campus in electric Tesla vehicles. Normally, the walk from one end of the convention center to the other would take 20-30 minutes. The entire trip now takes two minutes inside a Tesla, all thanks to the new underground loop.

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* Wynn Las Vegas says employees must get vaccinated or submit weekly negative tests

* Strip properties ramp up vaccinations for hospitality workers

* Plan ahead if you need to rent a car this summer

* Marijuana consumption lounges inch closer to reality in Nevada

* Luxury transportation makes comeback with the return of tourists

* Las Vegas is set to come out of COVID-19 better than ever

* Las Vegas brides, planners, wedding conventions prep for 100% capacity

* The Cosmopolitan In Las Vegas To Pay $1 Million In Cash Bonuses If 80% Of Workers Get Vaccinated

* UFC intends to fill Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena to capacity for McGregor-Poirier fight in July

* New Venues To Experience In Las Vegas

* Couples Still Tied The Knot In Las Vegas During The Pandemic

* Buffets, Las Vegas Strip shows encouraged by loosening restrictions

* Rumor: Seminole Tribe Sets Sights on Bally’s and Rebrand to Hard Rock


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

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Happy Birthday Las Vegas

(Producers Notes) A film made on a whim. In Vegas for another project I discovered they were celebrating the 75th anniversary of the founding of the city.
The BBC agreed for me to stay on a week and make this. Rather proud of the music – the songs were all written by me for the film with my co-writer Martin doing the arrangements and supervising the recording. Not a masterpiece – but fun.

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Volcano at the Mirage, Las Vegas

(Producers Notes) The Volcano at the Mirage hotel & casino in Las Vegas.

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Flamingo Room – Flamingo Hotel

(Producers Notes) My exhaustive (exhausting?) room tour. Hope it is helpful!

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Exploring Planet Hollywood Hotel & Casino

(Producers Notes) Walk with us and explore Planet Hollywood Hotel & Casino located in Las Vegas.

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Unlimited Brazilian Steak at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas – Pampas Picanha!

(Producers Notes) The meat is all you can eat at Pampas Brazilian Steakhouse in Las Vegas.

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The 10 Best CHEAP Breakfasts in Las Vegas!

(Producers Notes) In this video I go to all of my favorite cheap breakfast spots in Las Vegas for 2021. These spots are located both on the Las Vegas Strip and downtown by Fremont St. In the end I will give you my recommendations, as well as my absolute favorite cheap breakfast place!





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Access Vegas Insider Vibe April 17, 2021

Newkirk’s Notes

Access Vegas Founder Ted NewkirkHello From Las Vegas! That shift we’re feeling isn’t from a California (or Nevada) earthquake. Between updates on when restrictions will change, “must know” info about the shows now playing, and updates on getting a ride-share, we really need to get you up-to-speed!

What’s Really Happening With Restrictions? – The past few weeks have been a wild ride. First, Governor Sisolak said that control of COVID restriction decisions would revert to the counties on May 1. Then, after perhaps three weeks, he noted that counties would have to submit plans to the state for approval. IE, it wouldn’t really be completely up to the counties. Then, he noted that Gaming Control would have the final say over casinos.

Gaming turned around and told the properties (casinos) that unless they made significant progress in vaccinating  their workers, they would not be allowed full occupancy. That came with two interesting issues:

This column, breaking down not only current restrictions, but what is pending, what it means to future visitors in an accurate, expert break-down, continues for our Members HERE.


Newkirk’s Notes has been published by AccessVegas.com Founder Ted Newkirk continuously (in one form or another) since 1995 .

Ted is a noted and quoted Las Vegas analyst, having been quoted and sourced multiple times in 2020 along in publications ranging from the Las Vegas Review-Journal (Nevada’s largest newspaper) to U.S. News and World Report.

Newkirk’s Notes go well beyond the basic news, rumors, and (often questionable) thoughts and proclamations floating around on the internet. Our Supporting (Paid) Members know not only what is happening, but why, and how they can benefit (or know what to avoid).

For example countless Members have had incredibly enjoyable and successful visits to Las Vegas during COVID simply because they were truly in the know, and not only knew what was happening, but what was on the horizon.

Saving them money, time and inconvenience.

At $34.80 for an entire year (only $2.90 per month), we distill down what you really need to know, so that your trip this spring, summer, or even later in the year turns out to be your best ever. And, we GUARANTEE it.

Especially in these unprecedented times, find out what it is like to ACTUALLY be in the KNOW this time around:

Members.AccessVegas.com


Hope You Are Enjoying This Issue!

Ted Newkirk
Founder/Managing Editor
AccessVegas.com


Las Vegas Shows

‘Absinthe’ Celebrating 10th anniversary in Las Vegas

A happy 10th anniversary to “Absinthe.” The wild show has been at Caesars Palace Las Vegas for a decade now. Prior to temporarily closing during the pandemic “Absinthe” was playing two shows nightly and had entertained an estimated 2.5 million people over the course of more than 5,000 performances.

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Las Vegas Dining

Enjoy Curated Cocktails At The Dorsey In Las Vegas

Asking “What’s your sign?” at a bar has a whole new meaning at hot spot The Dorsey. Share your zodiac sign and a little bit about your personality with the bartender, and they’ll whip you up one of 12 new drinks dedicated to each sign of the zodiac calendar. There’s also a Social Hour menu, too, from opening till 8 p.m., with specialty cocktails like the Snow Queen daiquiri (made with Belvedere Lake Bartezek vodka, Diving Into Hampton Water rosé, lime and simple syrup) for $14 each.

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Las Vegas Hotels

Virgin Las Vegas Opens, We’ve Got a Ton of Pics and Video

Las Vegas has a new casino resort, Virgin Las Vegas! Virgin officially opened at 6:00 p.m. on March 25, 2021, with all the appropriate hoopla. Here she is, the long-awaited Virgin Las Vegas, formerly the Hard Rock casino.

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Las Vegas Tours and Attractions

Enjoy Some Sweet Rides At Adventuredome In Las Vegas

The indoor theme park (it’s located under an iconic see-through pink dome) features rides and attractions that appeal to every age group. The thrill seekers will love coaster rides Canyon Blaster and El Loco, and the newest ride, NebulaZ, which spins riders up, around and every which way on two massive arms with cars at both ends. There are also classic rides like Sand Pirates, which swings you through the air, Disk’O and the Inverter, which spin and flip you, respectively. A 4D theater brings you along on the antics of classic cartoon characters.

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Las Vegas Sports


Las Vegas Gambling

Man wins $207,691 Playing Bingo at Red Rock Casino

Aurelio Aguilar won more than $200,000 on April’s Fool Day at Red Rock Casino, all while playing the resort’s bingo room. “Aguilar hit the Jumbo Progressive on the 52nd number while playing at Red Rock’s bingo room on Thursday, April 1 winning $207,691,” said a Station Casinos spokesperson.

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Other Las Vegas News

From Swimming Pools to Showgirls, Here’s how you can tell Las Vegas is Revving Up

That rumble you hear along the Strip might be the sound of returning tourists on the march. Or maybe it’s the spring awakening of the entire Las Vegas economy, a vast and intricate contraption that includes not just hotels, casinos and restaurants but also stilt walkers, fire dancers, corpse exhibitors, street musicians, Carrot Top, freelance showgirls and restaurant servers who double as tax preparers.

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

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Cashed Out Casino Documentary (2017) – The End Of The Riviera

(Producers Notes) Watch the drama unfold when the city of Las Vegas blows up the town’s impromptu movie set.

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Best Meal Deal In Las Vegas (Ellis Island BBQ)

(Producers Notes) Eating at the best deal restaurant in Las Vegas (in my opinion) Just note it opens at 4pm. Eating off the Las Vegas strip at Ellis Island Enjoy amazing food at great prices, plus discounts with a Players Club Card at Ellis Island BBQ.

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Sky Pod at The Strat – Peppermill – Things to do in Las Vegas

(Producers Notes) Today we take a trip to the North Side of the Las Vegas Strip. We grabbed a bite to eat at the one and only Peppermill, then we head down to “The Strat” and take a trip UP to the Sky Pod. One of the best views in Las Vegas and a must do in town.

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Mon Ami Gabi Paris Las Vegas – Most Popular French Food on the Strip

(Producers Notes) I ate at the most popular French restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip, Mon Ami Gabi at Paris Las Vegas. In this Las Vegas food vlog, I eat at one of the best restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip, famous for its authentic French food and the patio view of the Bellagio fountains. Inside the Paris hotel and casino, Mon Ami Gabi serves up French food like steak frites, trout almondine, and profiteroles.

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The Only 2 Buffets Open In Las Vegas

(Producers Notes) Here are the only 2 Buffets open in Las Vegas! So happy to have buffets back! Las Vegas was known for their wide variety of buffets, whether they were cheap or expensive, every body had their favorite buffet. My personal favorite were the buffets with the crab legs that were cut in half. However, buffets did close for a bit, but now they are coming back.




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Access Vegas Insider Vibe March 31, 2021

Newkirk’s Notes

Access Vegas Founder Ted NewkirkHello From Las Vegas! – The restrictions are nearly over (we have the scoop), Resorts World (former Stardust property) has made a controversial decision you may want to know about, and we have an in-depth article section about the “Don’ts” you need to know regarding the new Circa Las Vegas resort downtown Fremont Street.

Hint: Knowing the Circa “Don’ts” can save your wallet some significant pain, especially with the in-depth options and alternatives we give you the experienced scoop on.

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Newkirk’s Notes has been published by AccessVegas.com Founder Ted Newkirk continuously (in one form or another) since 1995.

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Las Vegas Shows

Cirque du Soleil Plans to Reopen 2 Las Vegas Shows

Las Vegas entertainment continues to be looking like it’s rebounding in 2021 with further shows planning on reopening this year. Representatives with Cirque du Soleil say the company plans to bring back its “O” show and “Mystere” to properties on the Las Vegas Strip.

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Las Vegas Dining

Wicked Spoon Buffet at Cosmopolitan Hotel-Casino on Las Vegas Strip Coming Back

Wicked Spoon Buffet inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas will make its return with breakfast and lunch service to guests beginning March 25. The award-winning buffet will once again offer its wicked twist on the traditional buffet experience, featuring familiar staples and imaginative seasonal dishes, alongside bottomless beverage packages Thursday-Sunday. Specialty holiday brunch will also return beginning Easter weekend on April 4.

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Las Vegas Hotels

Aria Resort and Casino on Las Vegas Strip Puts Up Spring Display in Lobby

Spring is in the air at Aria Resort and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. The resort put up the spring display in its lobby. It features hot air balloons floating under a sky made of shades of blue and turquoise fabric. There are also oversized birds soaring above.

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We are flying into Vegas in 5/8 and I’ve just heard that shuttles are not running. My husband uses a scooter that can be folded in placed in a trunk. Do you think there are Lyft or Uker drivers that could accommodate us? Or is there some other way to get to the 4 Queens?

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Las Vegas Tours and Attractions

Internationally Acclaimed Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit To Make Debut in the Heart of Las Vegas

Lighthouse Immersive and Foster Entertainment, the catalysts of the mesmerizing digital art space, brings its worldwide sensation, ​Immersive Van Gogh, to the heart of Las Vegas for the first time ever! The visually-striking exhibition encourages guests to experience the awe-inspiring works of post-Impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh through 500,000 cubic feet of immersive projections, 60,600 frames of video and 90,000,000 pixels. Immersive Van Gogh will be making its Las Vegas debut at a secret location, soon to be announced.

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Las Vegas Sports

Las Vegas Adds To Its March Madness Legend, With A Regional On Deck And A Final Four Looming

The NCAA Basketball Tournament’s first weekend traditionally draws one of the year’s largest tourism crowds to Las Vegas, before visitation tails off notably for the event’s conclusion over the following two weekends. That’s about to change. In 2023, T-Mobile Arena will host the tournament’s West Regional—the Sweet 16 and Elite 8 rounds—for the first time ever, a development that could cement Las Vegas as a regular tournament host site. And it happened sooner than expected.

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Las Vegas Gambling

Man Hits $892,000 Jackpot at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

On Friday, March 12 one lucky guest from California won $892,000 while playing the Vacation slot game at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. In the midst of celebrating a friend’s birthday, Jamie scored the top prize earning nearly $900,000 making for an unforgettable and life-changing visit to Las Vegas.

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Other Las Vegas News

Fremont Street Experience Expects ‘Unprecedented’ Summer, Nevada Resort Association Agrees

The party is just beginning in downtown Las Vegas as the Fremont Street Experience is predicting an “unprecedented” summer season and is looking to fill several positions to get ready. Those jobs include SlotZilla Ride operators, sales associates, custodians, security and maintenance.

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Don’t Miss These Stories:

 

* Travelers United suing MGM Resorts over Resort Fees

* Know before you go – Travel experts say your next vacation will likely look different

* The Best New Hotspots in Las Vegas – We found the hottest new hotels and shopping in Sin City

* Las Vegas tourism emerging from lockdown

* Forecaster Sees Las Vegas Rebound

* Travel experts seeing tourism momentum in Las Vegas despite CDC discouraging travel

* Grand Canal Shoppes welcomes back Streetmosphere entertainment

* Is Las Vegas making a pandemic comeback?

* First Friday in downtown Vegas will return in April, first time since pandemic started

* Visitors, tourism officials upbeat about return to ‘Vegas’ vibe

* Airlines to extend traveler voucher expiration dates

* Las Vegas mayor continues to decry COVID-19 restrictions one year after shutdown

* One Year Later – Hope on the horizon for the Las Vegas Strip

* Busy weekend in Las Vegas as state’s positivity rate drops to 9-month low

* Allegiant Air sees increase in bookings to Las Vegas, executive says


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Westgate Hotel & Casino

(Producers Notes) Walk with us and explore The Westgate Hotel & Casino located in Las Vegas.

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Flamingo Go Room Tour

(Producers Notes) We were visiting Vegas in early November and were able to get a complimentary Flamingo GO room for 5 nights. We are always partial to Caesars Entertainment and had no complaints with this room!

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We Ate Only Appetizers at Grand Lux Cafe Las Vegas

(Producers Notes) We ordered all appetizers at the Grand Lux Cafe at Venetian in Las Vegas: Asian Nachos, Double Stuffed Potato Spring Rolls, Buffalo Chicken Rolls, and Mini Cheeseburgers.





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