Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 | 9:24 a.m.
Boxing legend and Las Vegas resident Mike Tyson attended “American Idol” Season 5 winner Taylor Hicks’ show at Napoleon’s in the Paris and posed for photos backstage after the show. Taylor won a Grammy Award on Sunday for his work on Jimmy Fallon’s comedy album.
Olympic gold medalist and “Dancing With the Stars” champion Apolo Ohno dined at Andrea’s in the Encore.
Eighteen-time Olympic champion Michael Phelps was in the DJ booth at 1 OAK in The Mirage, with comedian Bill Bellamy among the partygoers.
Actor Rob Lowe, currently starring in “Parks & Recreation,” celebrated a friend’s birthday at the newly opened Citizens Kitchen & Bar in Mandalay Bay.
Blonde bombshell Jenny McCarthy led a girls night out at Haze in Aria.
Actress and model Milla Jovovich dined at Wolfgang Puck’s Postrio in The Venetian with her family for lunch before watching Cirque du Soleil’s “Mystere” at T.I. Milla and her daughter went backstage before the show to greet fellow Ukrainians in the cast.
“Glee” star Dot Jones celebrated her girlfriend’s birthday at Todd English’s Olives in Bellagio and then at Cirque’s “O” nearby. The celebration also including watching “Rock of Ages” at The Venetian -- twice! -- meeting the cast backstage and praising them via Twitter.
The cast of Cirque’s “Ka” at MGM Grand led its eighth-annual parade through the hotel-casino celebrating Chinese New Year, drawing hundreds of onlookers.
Fans went crazy for 19-year-old racer Ashley Nicole and kept her signing autographs for two hours at the Downtown D Hotel. Actor Ian Ziering, who just wrapped the film “Snakes and Mongoose” about the sport, stopped by and posed for photos with Ashley.
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Palms Casino Resort has come a long way since its "Real World" debut in 2002. The boutique property features three distinct towers and a diverse mix of bars and restaurants across a 95,000-square-foot casino.
Palms, which features more than 1,200 rooms and fantasy suites, is currently undergoing a multi-million dollar transformation that will encompass an Ivory Tower room and suite redesign, new culinary additions, re-imagined gaming spaces and new, distinctive nightlife experiences.
In addition to newly designed rooms, during the first phase of the renovation, Palms will welcome Heraea, a high-energy American restaurant and lounge, and XISHI, a pan-Asian restaurant and lounge.
Fantasy Suites include the Hardwood Suite, the only hotel room in the world with its own basketball court.
Other amenities include the all-new Cantor Gaming® race and sports book, one of the few sports books in Las Vegas to include a poker room; SOCIAL; Scarlet; Chocolat Bistro; tonic bar; ghostbar; Pearl Concert Theater; Moon Nightclub; N9NE Steakhouse; Nove Italiano; Simon Restaurant & Lounge; Palms Pool & Bungalows; Kim Vō Salon; Drift Spa & Hammam; Brenden Theatres, a 14-theatre cineplex and more than 60,000 square-feet of meeting space.