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Photo: Oscar Goodman's
Strip Scribbles: Downtown tourist scams warning; Andre Rochat’s 35th anniversary; Oscar chefs
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Las Vegas:
Operators of The Haunted Vegas Tours, The Vegas Mob Tours, The Haunted Mob Tour and The Goodsprings Ghost Hunt are warning tourists that unscrupulous people have been ripping off their names to sell low-cost downtown copycat tours.
Photo: Nicky Hilton x Linea Pelle.
Strip Scribbles: Nicky Hilton at Magic; ‘Sexxy’ injuries; Mob daughter; LFL drama
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Las Vegas:
The twice-annual Magic fashion show every February and August is underway with hundreds of designers and manufacturers showcasing wares. One of the first style influencers to arrive is designer and author Nicky Hilton with a new, posh handbag collection.
Photo: South African players celebrate after defeating Ne
Weekend best bets: USA Sevens Rugby, ‘For the Love of Cocktails,’ Mob Museum anniversary
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Las Vegas:
With Valentine’s Day and President’s Day bookending the weekend ahead, there’s plenty to celebrate — and plenty to do. From live music to free museums, here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
Photo: Six-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson rides the
Strip Scribbles: Sleeping with the Mob; $450 million Powerball; Jimmie Johnson at High Roller
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Las Vegas:
It has to be one of the most unusual Las Vegas experiences ever created. You know that it’s very easy to get married in Las Vegas. In fact, tens of thousands of couples will wed Valentine’s Day Weekend alone.
Photo: Tom Zaller at
Tom Zaller: Las Vegas wants daytime cultural entertainment and great event spaces
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Guest Columnist:
Seeing the success of Las Vegas exhibitions, it is clear that locals and tourists in Las Vegas want more access to arts and culture. To meet their demand, I opened Imagine Exhibitions Gallery in June 2012 in partnership with the Venetian.
A Time to Tango
A Time to Tango
Friday, August 1, 2014
Mojitos and cigars abound
Transport yourself back to a time when the sultry island was a spicy playground.
Photo: A portrait of Andy Warhol taken with and beside th
Photos: Oh, snap(shot)! Polaroid Fotobar and Museum are ready for their close-up at the Linq
Thursday, April 24, 2014
The fourth location in the country (the first three are in Florida), Las Vegas’ Polaroid Fotobar — where you take it, and they make it — at the Linq is the largest and flagship store and the only location with a museum.
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Mob Museum makes huge payment in cash, mafia style
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman took a cue from the mob in making a huge payment on behalf of the city's Mob Museum. Goodman presented $1.5 million in cash to...
Photo: Oscar Goodman's
Strip Scribbles: Frank Cullotta to lead Mob tours in L.V.; Matt Goss’s new music; Andrea’s anniversary
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Remember the 1995 film “Casino” with Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone and Joe Pesci? It was a fact-based dramatization of an era when organized crime controlled many of the Strip casinos. The Frank Vincent character was based on enforcer Tony Spilotro’s street lieutenant.
Photo: Penn Jillette, Paris Hilton and Teller at the Rio
Strip Scribbles: Penn Jillette, William Shatner, World of Concrete and women at the Mob Museum
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Call it a Supermarket Smackdown in the shopping aisles, and our Rio headliner magician Penn Jillette was in the thick of it Monday night on Season 3 of the Food Network’s charity cook-off competition “Rachael vs. Guy.”
Photo: Liberaces custom-car collection was on display dur
Liberace Foundation collection returns to the spotlight at the Cosmopolitan
Friday, November 15, 2013
Liberace's famed collection has not been open to the public since the Liberace Museum closed three years ago.
Photo: Liberaces custom-car collection was on display dur
Cosmopolitan to display Liberace Museum collection for six weeks
Friday, November 15, 2013
The title of the new exhibit of the legendary pianist’s personal and professional artifacts at the Cosmopolitan fits the Liberace image ideally. “Too Much of a Good Thing Is Wonderful: Liberace and the Art of Costume” opens at 3 p.m. Nov. 25 and runs through Jan. 2.
Private group announces plans for downtown cultural center, art museum
Private group announces plans for downtown cultural center, art museum
Thursday, November 14, 2013
A new, multimillion-dollar cultural arts center is planned for the burgeoning downtown arts district.
Photo: Steve Cutler poses with a small sampling of his co
Photos: All that’s missing from Steve Cutler’s Casino Legends Hall of Fame is a hall
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Steve Cutler’s multimillion-dollar casino-memorabilia collection has been in storage for years, and he’s making another push to put it on display in Las Vegas.
Photo: Steve Cutler poses with a small sampling of his co
All that’s missing from Steve Cutler’s Casino Legends Hall of Fame is a hall
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
LIVING LAS VEGAS:
Steve Cutler’s multimillion-dollar casino-memorabilia collection has been in storage for years. He’s making another push to put it on display in Las Vegas.