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CityCenter\'s Aria Makes Debut

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CityCenter's Aria makes it long awaited debut to the public.

How well do you know the casino signs of Las Vegas? Here’s a test
How well do you know the casino signs of Las Vegas? Here’s a test
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
No city does signage like Las Vegas. Signs are part of our DNA, to the point we have a museum dedicated to preserving our neon heritage. So how well do you know the casinos of Las Vegas? See if you can identify these signs using only ...
A view of the Aria during a tour of MGM Mirage's CityCenter project Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009.
MGM Resorts fined $100,000 over gaming complaint at Aria
Thursday, July 24, 2014
The Nevada Gaming Commission fined MGM Resorts International $100,000 in connection with a complaint that gaming agents were blocked from observing ...
2014 Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez.
Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez returns to Las Vegas for first time since winning Miss USA
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Reigning Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez of Henderson returns to town today for the first time since making history June 8, the night she was crowned 2014 Miss USA in Baton Rouge, La., becoming Nevada’s first pageant queen to take the tiara.
Shane Sice, 25, of Ireland, pictured here Friday, March 8, 2013, is part of the exchange program at Ri Ra Irish Pub in Mandalay Place in Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: International Beer Day, National Tequila Day, Alibi, Matthew Koma, AVN Novelty Expo
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Drink up! On Friday, Aug. 1, partygoers can raise a pint to International Beer Day with an #InstaGuinness party at Ri Ra Las Vegas in Mandalay Place. The celebration marks the popular Irish pub’s fourth year as an official IBD participant.
Sliders at Distill.
Michael Mina swaps fish fare for Parisian theme; Cheffini’s opens shop downtown
Openings & Closings:
Monday, July 7, 2014
American Fish closes as the owner promises a new concept to replace it. Cheffini's opens a downtown shop and Grass Roots Juice Bar debuts within the John E. Carson building ...
Mercadito's Pescado a la Talla
Mercadito offers Mexican cuisine; Chicago hot dog spot arrives without the attitude
Openings & Closings:
Monday, June 23, 2014
The Wiener’s Circle and Mercadito arrive at Red Rock. Henderson awaits opening of the health-conscious Lyfe Kitchen, and Conn brings its appliances, furnishings and electronics to Las Vegas ...
Hershey's Chocolate World opens at New York-New York on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Openings & Closings: Hershey’s offers up celebratory Kisses; Sisley debuts Aria store
Openings & Closings:
Monday, June 9, 2014
Hershey's celebrates the grand opening of its two-story Strip location as celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis opens her first restaurant. A sports bar known for its many TV screens closes for good ...
A view of SHe Steakhouse, Eva Longoria's female-focused steakhouse inside the Crystals shops at CityCenter.
Landry’s pulls the plug on Eva Longoria’s steakhouse on the Strip
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
The restaurant was located inside the Crystals shops at the Aria casino and featured smaller portion sizes for female customers. The steakhouse ran into trouble with health inspectors when …
British twin brothers Andrew, left, and Kevin Atherton, Cirque du Soleil aerialists with “Zarkana,” perform in Aria’s porte cochere Monday, March 3, 2014. The performance was promoting “Zarkana’s” reimagined show, which includes a new soundtrack and a new aerial straps act.
Strip Scribbles: Google glasses for Cirque; Giada’s restaurant sign; Snoop moves to Summerlin
Monday, May 19, 2014
A new ad campaign will unveil the new “Zarkana” at the beginning of June. It will be as if the audience is riding inside and on top of the Wheel of Death. The blue sand lady and British twin aerialists Andrew and Kevin Atherton will wear Google glasses, too.
Michael Mina hosts an outdoor barbecue with whole pig and dishes from his restaurant Pub 1842 poolside Friday, May 9, 2014, at MGM Grand.
Vegas Uncork’d at MGM Resorts: All-Star Feast at Aria, Michael Mina, Joel Robuchon and Hakkasan
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
There’s has never been a buffet like the All-Star Feast the 2014 Vegas Uncork’d chefs produced at Aria on Saturday night. The chef’s counters turned into a gastronomic gala, and the dessert selection was a mind-blowing psychedelic explosion.
The saber-off for the eighth-annual Vegas Uncork'd by Bon Appetit on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at the Venetian.
Celebrity preview: Vegas Uncork’d, Jane’s Addiction, LeAnn Rimes, Eli Young Band, Scotty McCreery
Friday, May 9, 2014
Even though the Strip is overrun with 90 of the world’s best celebrity chefs and master sommeliers celebrating the eighth-annual Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit food and wine festival, there are other entertainment offerings on the menu this weekend.
Gordon Ramsay, Francois Payard, Guy Savoy and Michel Richard attend the 2013 Vegas Uncork'd by Bon Appetit Grand Tasting at Garden of the Gods at Caesars Palace on Friday, May 10, 2013.
2014 Vegas Uncork’d begins with four days of food, wine and star chefs
Thursday, May 8, 2014
In all, 70 of the world’s best chefs, 20 of the most talented master sommeliers and 50 culinary temptations and delights start today and continue through Sunday. “My idea of a perfect weekend,” said Adam Rapoport, editor in chief of sponsor Bon Appetit.
The 2014 Miss Nevada United States Pageants on Sunday, May 4, 2014, at South Point.
Strip Scribbles: Miss Nevada United States pageants, Debbie Allen and Bob Anderson
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Youngsters from age 8 to glamour girls age 39 competed in six categories of the 2014 Miss Nevada United States pageants at South Point over the weekend. Las Vegas entrants did especially well, and now six of them will go on to compete in the national finals.
Georges St.-Pierre and Ludacris at 1 OAK in the Mirage.
Photos: Fight weekend draws Snoop, Ludacris, Wale, Khloe, Kylie, Kendrick, Justin, Puff Daddy
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Neither Floyd Mayweather Jr. nor Marcos Maidana delivered a knockout at the WBC/WBA welterweight unification fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night, but a celebrity contingent from Hollywood and NYC packed a punch with party after party.
Michael Jordan with tournament winners Brian Urlacher and Roger Clemens on the fourth and final day of the 2014 Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational at Shadow Creek on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas.
2014 MJCI photos: Brian Urlacher, Roger Clemens win; golf fundraiser raises $500,000
Monday, April 7, 2014
It wasn’t even close. Former Chicago Bears All-Pro linebacker Brian Urlacher and former All-Star New York Yankees and Houston Astros pitcher Roger Clemens outright won the 13th annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational golf tournament at Shadow Creek.

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