Hello From Las Vegas! – What I call Summer Part I (what most of you call springtime) is upon us. The next two weeks call for highs in the high 70’s and 80’s, although (as is typical of April), you can expect some wind here and there.
In this issue for our members, who help support what we’re doing by helping us with a “cup of coffee” (less than $2) a month, we have a detailed article about a burgeoning area between The Strip and Fremont Street where a growing number of mom-and-pop restaurants have been opening up, and offering an awesome variety of food with generous portions at locals prices.
We’ve enjoyed them personally, and give you the rundown on exactly where they are located, what they each specialize in, where to park (if you drive), where to get off the bus (if you ride), and their address and phone number
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Las Vegas native and NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Spencer Gallagher, and Camping World Truck Series drivers Justin Haley and Dalton Sargeant were spotted attending the hit show ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace on Wednesday, February 28. Enjoying a night off ahead of race weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the GMS Racing teammates were seen taking in ABSINTHE’s outlandish acts and hilarious antics during the 10 p.m. performance.
As the young Zinfandel blooms on your tongue, Ryan Duncan will tell you about the grape’s unpronounceable relative in Croatia, and that his beloved Sancerre’s minerality lands like lime licked off granite. From malolactic fermentation to diurnal shifts, his sommelier muscle will just keep twitching.
The Mob Museum celebrated its sixth anniversary on February 14. As part of the celebration, they’re adding several new exhibits to the museum, continuing the organization’s focus on interactive attractions that allow visitors to have a hands-on experience.
MGM Resorts International and New York-based Sydell Group have debuted the new pool oasis at the much-anticipated Park MGM. Channeling the sundrenched South of France, the vibrant outdoor escape features three pools, an oversized heated spa, 12 cabanas, lounge areas and multiple bars serving up delicious bites and beverages.
I’m a bit confused; in Classic Vegas Tip Review you say to go East on Flamingo from the strip and in Best Kept Secret View in Vegas you say to go West on Flamingo form the strip.
Not knowing Vegas that well, would like a little clarification please.
PS Plan on taking Canadian friends there in April
Sorry and thanks for pointing this out. One was a typo!
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