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DJ Avicii performs for a record-size crowd at XS on Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Encore.
DJ Avicii cancels rest of 2015 shows at Wynn Las Vegas clubs
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Wynn Las Vegas says its resident DJ Avicii is cancelling the remainder of his shows at XS and Encore Beach Club this year to take a break. The resort-casino on the Las Vegas Strip announced ...
A view of Wynn Las Vegas and Encore taken from a Maverick Helicopter on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, above the Las Vegas Strip.
Wynn Resorts offers to pay $15 million to exit NV Energy
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Wynn Resorts is willing to pay $15 million to end its business relationship with NV Energy, according to filings on Tuesday with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. Wynn’s bid ...
XS' sixth anniversary with DJ Avicii, right, with XS Managing Partner Jesse Waits, on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Encore.
Jesse Waits confirms move to Alon opening on the Strip in 2018
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Nightlife guru Jesse Waits has joined Alon Leisure Management, the new hospitality company with a focus on developing one-of-a-kind luxury resorts. Jesse will work with Andrew Pascal, James Packer and Rob Oseland on the company’s first project, Alon Las Vegas.
Bardot’s brunch menu demands deep exploration.
Ben Vaughn: My Top Five favorite brunch spots in Las Vegas
Contributing Columnist:
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
From braised meats, champagne, cheeses from all over the globe and seafood towers tall enough to pave a path to the top of the Stratosphere, every restaurant has its own variety of sinful, over-the-top brunch choices.
Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh are at odds over Wynn's plans to open a casino in the Boston suburb of Everett, Mass.
Steve Wynn: From ultimate Vegas insider to outsider in Boston
Monday, August 24, 2015
Casino mogul Steve Wynn, who many credit with transforming Las Vegas, has faced pushback in Massachusetts, where he plans to build a new resort. Boston and two nearby cities ...
Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts, delivers the keynote address at Colliers International Annual Seminar at the Boston Convention Center on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. Wynn says his $1.6 billion resort on the waterfront across Boston will offer the largest hotel rooms outside Las Vegas.
Attorney general wants Massachusetts to deny permit to Wynn casino
Friday, August 21, 2015
Citing traffic concerns, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is calling on state environmental officials to deny Wynn Resorts a key permit for its $1.7 billion project at ...
“Le Reve — The Dream” original cast member Didier Antoine responds to a question from Robin Leach during an interview in Le Reve Theater on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, in Wynn Las Vegas.
‘Le Reve’ cast to perform at Radio City Music Hall on ‘America’s Got Talent’
Thursday, August 20, 2015
“Le Reve — The Dream” will be a specially curated rendition for “AGT” featuring more than 30 Las Vegas performers and showcasing the show’s signature elements with its aerial acrobats, synchronized swimmers and high divers.
Exterior view of the NV Energy building Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Estimates are in for NV Energy exit fees for MGM, Sands, Wynn
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Three casino companies looking to purchase and create power without NV Energy will have to pay millions to do so, according to filings with the Public Utilities Commission. The PUC’s regulatory operations staff submitted its exit fee estimates Tuesday for ...
Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon at the Rio Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
Elaine Wynn eyes the bigger picture
LA County Art Museum benefiting from her expertise
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Known for being more even-keeled than her headline-grabbing former husband, Steve Wynn, the Las Vegas casino mogul and blue-chip art collector, Elaine Wynn is now ...
Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh are at odds over Wynn's plans to open a casino in the Boston suburb of Everett, Mass.
Steve Wynn has blunt message for Boston mayor
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
The endless litigation and haggling over traffic mitigation might discourage a lesser mogul. Not Steve Wynn. "The chances of us leaving ...
Michael Monge.
Singer Michael Monge: I’m grateful for the little things that have made me feel at home here
Guest Columnist:
Monday, August 3, 2015
I’m not much of a writer. When someone asks me to talk about myself, I typically break into song. “For Once in My Life,” “My Way” or “I’ve Got the World on a String” would be likely numbers.
The Steamie Weenie opened at 1500 N. Green Valley Parkway, Suite 130, in Henderson in July.
Henderson restaurant a little ‘steamie’; medical district welcomes new tenant
Openings & Closings:
Monday, August 3, 2015
The valley welcomes two restaurants, and an imaging location moves into the Las Vegas Medical District. A restaurant and lounge are added to one hotel, while another ...
Vocalists Kerry O’Malley, Lindsay Roginski, Nicole Kaplan, David Burnham, Randal Keith and Andrew Ragone flank Steve Wynn during the press conference for “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” in Encore Theater on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Wynn Las Vegas.
Steve Wynn looking for a ‘belter’ to fill void left by ‘Showstoppers’ singer
Saturday, August 1, 2015
“Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” auditions are continuing for a principal female singer in the production at Encore Theater in Wynn Las Vegas. The departing cast member is Kerry O’Malley ...
The watery entrance of Wynn Macau.
Beaten again by Macau, Wynn Resorts profits drop 72 percent in second quarter
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Revenue from Wynn’s Macau operations was $617 million, down 35.8 percent compared with the second quarter of 2014. CEO Steve Wynn said that Macau “continues to be more of a question than ...
Chef Paul Bartolotta of Ristorante di Mare at Wynn Las Vegas adds the finishing touches to his fritto misto di mare during the James Beard Foundation's Taste America: "Local Flavor From Coast to Coast" dine-around at the Mirage Pool on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.
Mark LoRusso to replace Paul Bartolotta at Wynn; two new chefs at Aureole; Shibuya chef departs
Counter Intelligence:
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Mark LoRusso has a long history with Wynn Las Vegas, most recently with Botero at Encore. Before Botero, LoRusso was executive chef of Tableau at Wynn Las Vegas’ Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Tower Suites.
Christina Jones talks about her experience as an Olympic synchronized swimmer and being a true athlete during “ENTSpeaks” at Inspire Theater on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas.
Christina Jones: The road to the world championships by way of Las Vegas
Guest Columnist:
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
I look down, and I am naked. I look up, and I am standing in front of thousands of people, flashing cameras and panels of judges in a massive arena. The music starts, and I plunge into the chilly pool. Frantically, I try to remember the choreography.
Bo Brownstein in his spare office Monday, May 11, 2015, in Denver. Brownstein is staging the first Fantasy Sports Combine in Las Vegas.
Fantasy Sports Combine founder Bo Brownstein: FSC delivers premium live experience
Guest Columnist:
Thursday, July 16, 2015
As one might expect, fantasy football leads the way in popularity; however, there are millions playing others sports ranging from baseball and basketball to golf, NASCAR and MMA.
Melissa Nguyen, Level II sake sommelier, at Andrea’s in Encore Las Vegas.
Melissa Nguyen, Level II sake sommelier: Delivering guest experiences the ‘Wynn way’
Guest Columnist:
Monday, July 13, 2015
Over the years, I have witnessed sake gain in popularity and pique the public’s interest more and more. It’s a very exciting time to be a part of the fascinating world of sake.
In this Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 file photo Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts, delivers the keynote address at Colliers International Annual Seminar at the Boston Convention Center, in Boston.
Boston says Wynn Resorts reps knew of mob ties to land
Monday, July 13, 2015
Recently discovered interviews with at least five people suggest Wynn Resorts knew a mob associate with felony convictions would profit from his stake in the waterfront land where ...
Jesse Waits inside XS nightclub on March 24, 2015.
Wynn nightclub exec Jesse Waits resigns
Sunday, July 12, 2015
After a six-year run as the managing partner of XS and Tryst nightclubs, Jesse Waits has resigned from the Wynn. "Both XS and Tryst will continue under the current Wynn management teams, who have made the clubs extraordinarily successful. There will be no additional changes in our nightclub operations or programming," a statement from Wynn marketing said ...
Michael Morton.
Michael Morton: It’s just a great big party — that’s what we do best in L.V.
Guest Columnist:
Monday, July 6, 2015
Hard to believe, but, 20 years ago this month, Las Vegas had little to no real nightlife as we know it today. Yes, there were a couple of locals spots like the Shark Bar, but not one hotel on the strip had a nightclub.
Robin Leach interviews 10 of the original “Le Reve — The Dream” cast members at Le Reve Theater on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at Wynn Las Vegas.
‘Le Reve’ 10th anniversary, Part 3: The aquatic spectacular’s secrets, obstacles and required skills
Wynn Las Vegas:
Sunday, June 28, 2015
The astounding athletic performers of the aquatic spectacular “Le Reve — The Dream” at Wynn Las Vegas are celebrating a decade of thrilling global audiences with their daring dives, synchronized swimming and fabulous feats of skill on the Strip.
Robin Leach interviews 10 of the original “Le Reve — The Dream” cast members at Le Reve Theater on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at Wynn Las Vegas. The show now has more than 50 cast members. Front row, from left: Ludivine Perrin-Stsepaniuk and Genevieve Garneau. Back row: Benoit Beaufils and Alberto del Campo.
‘Le Reve’ 10th anniversary, Part 2: The most magical moments of 10 successful years
Wynn Las Vegas:
Saturday, June 27, 2015
For 10 years, the amazing athletic performers of the aquatic spectacular “Le Reve — The Dream” at Wynn Las Vegas have thrilled audiences from around the world with their daring dives, synchronized swimming and fabulous feats of skill in, out of and under the water.
“Le Reve — The Dream” at Le Reve Theater in Wynn Las Vegas.
‘Le Reve’ 10th anniversary, Part 1: Ten remarkable performers from Day 1
Wynn Las Vegas:
Friday, June 26, 2015
They are the nightly warriors of the water: fearless, brave and filled with unique courage. For 10 years, the stars of Steve Wynn’s aquatic masterpiece “Le Reve — The Dream” have thrilled more than 5.2 million people from around the world.
Jonathan Scott, left, celebrates winning HGTV's “Brother vs. Brother” Season 3 on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, over twin brother Drew Scott, with girlfriend Linda Phan.
Strip Scribbles: L.V. stars on TV, Playboy, Last Call, Lipshtick, Tyga, NHL stars
Las Vegas:
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Millions of viewers saw Motley Crue frontman and Las Vegas resident Vince Neil and his makeup artist girlfriend Rain Hannah in tears at the end of ABC’s “Celebrity Wife Swap” when he presented her with a diamond-laden eternity ring.
A preview of Rock in Rio USA on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in Las Vegas. Andrea Wynn, Steve Wynn and Roberto Medina, Rock in Rio founder, are pictured here.
Steve Wynn flips Bel Air mansion, now on market for $17.45 million
Real Estate:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Less than six months after buying a $16.25 million mansion in Bel Air, Calif., casino mogul Steve Wynn has put it back up for sale in a flip for $17.45 million — and he might have never even spent a night there.
Afrojack arrives at Night 1 of the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival on Friday, June 19, 2015, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Tonight in L.V.: Restaurant Week, ‘Baz,’ Afrojack, Aoki, Diplo, Skrillex, Mo5aic
Monday, June 22, 2015
Las Vegas Restaurant Week continues into its second week through Friday night with more than 140 restaurants taking part in the citywide prix-fixe menus benefitting our Three Square food bank.

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