Tuesday, April 30, 2013 | 11:01 a.m.
My mother a long time ago told me that if I didn’t have anything nice to say, then I shouldn’t say anything at all.
“Pin Up” starring Claire Sinclair at the Stratosphere on Monday night:
The star. The singer. The dancers. The story. The segments. The costumes. Former local TV reporter Alicia Jacobs tweeted that they were colorful.
The band, as always, David Perrico’s guys, were great — horns and drums really on the case.
The audience: a wonderful turnout of Strip personalities.
“Pin Up” for the moment plays late night at the Stratosphere without topless nudity.
Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.
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It is virtually impossible to be anywhere in Las Vegas and miss the Stratosphere. It towers 1,149 feet above Las Vegas and is the tallest observation tower in the United States. The casino itself is 55,784 square feet and contains 950 slot machines, 120 game tables and 2,427 hotel rooms.
Of the hotel's 2,427 rooms, 909 were recently remodeled into Stratosphere Select rooms.
The Stratosphere is mostly known for its rides at the top of the tower. The Big Shot, located at the 113th floor, torpedoes riders up 160 feet using compressed air. X-Scream is a teeter-totter perched at the top of the observation deck — if that wasn't scary enough, the coaster arm flings the riders out 27 feet over the edge of the tower. Guests looking for something more sedate can just hang around the 107th floor and simply look at the scenery.