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Vince Neil's pants belong to the ages
Monday, Aug. 3, 2009
Mötley Crüe has endured many changes over the years. Some changes were good, some changes were not.
UFC's Chuck Liddell toes the line
Monday, July 13, 2009
Chuck Liddell is a UFC fighter, not a fashion icon, and here’s why: The Affliction-loving Iceman showed up for his post-UFC 100 party on Saturday wearing flip-flops.
The Palms unveils Barbie-themed suite
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Girls spend countless hours with their Barbie dolls; brushing their hair, dressing them in fancy gowns, and living out their little girl fantasies through Barbie and her plastic prince charming, Ken.
Dig in to Uncork'd
Thursday, May 7, 2009
Las Vegas will be the epicenter of all things epicurean this weekend: Uncork’d is back for its third year and once again has attracted the best and brightest chefs in the country.
World Tea Expo stirs in offbeat offerings
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
Is orange pekoe not your cup of tea? Earl grey got you down? Why not try a cup of kama sutra chai, or crime of passion green tea?
Epicurean Affair offers a taste of Las Vegas eateries
Thursday, April 23, 2009
Imagine you could eat at Bradley Ogden for $1. Or Rao's for $1. Or Cathouse, Valentino, TAO, or Emeril's Fish House – all for one measly buck apiece.
Flo Rida to film at the Palms
Monday, April 6, 2009
Flo Rida is headed to Vegas and he’s bringing his video cameras with him.
Kenny Chesney gets key to Playboy Club
Saturday, April 4, 2009
Country music recording artist Kenny Chesney came to Vegas this weekend for the Academy of Country Music Awards but he will leave with something some might say is more valuable than an ACMA statuette: A key to the Playboy Club.
Joel Madden to party on at Privé
Friday, April 3, 2009
Joel Madden is a man of many talents, but just because he has added “daddy duty” to his list of commitments doesn’t mean the Good Charlotte frontman has stricken “partying like a rock star” from the list.
Scotch giant urging men to wear kilts Thursday
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Forget “Bring Your Kid to Work Day;” this Thursday is “Wear a Kilt to Work Day.”
'Le Rêve' gets ready to go 'Dancing with the Stars'
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
A condensed patchwork of “Le Rêve’s” signature stylized choreography will be featured on an upcoming episode of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.”
New Kids on the Block returning to Las Vegas
Monday, March 30, 2009
They may not be kids anymore, but the grown-up and reunited sensation that is still known as the New Kids on the Block are heading back to Vegas.
Kato Kaelin: From house guest to wedding guest
Thursday, March 26, 2009
America’s most notorious houseguest, Kato Kaelin, is about to make his Vegas debut as Sin City’s most notorious wedding guest.
Rhumbar not just another numb bar
Friday, March 20, 2009
If you, like me, have ever walked into the Apple Store and tried to order a cocktail at the Genius Bar, you'll be right at home at Rhumbar.
Cirque slashes prices on 'Love'
Thursday, March 12, 2009
While the recession may be bad for business, it sure is great for Cirque du Soleil-loving locals.
Lindsay Lohan parties at Privé
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
When Samantha Ronson drove from LA to Las Vegas yesterday she brought more than her DJ equipment with her.
Samples abundant at nightlife convention
Saturday, March 7, 2009
Not all swag is created equal, and not all trade shows have equally appealing swag, either.
Jason Mraz adds third Vegas show
Monday, March 2, 2009
Jason Mraz in a man in demand. The reggae-flavored folk-rock sensation is already scheduled to open for Dave Matthews at not one, but two sold-out shows at MGM Grand, but still, his fans want more.
M Resort has more than that new casino smell
Monday, March 2, 2009
There’s a feeling you get when you drive a new car off the lot. It’s a mixture of pride and excitement. When your foot hits the gas pedal and the distinctive “new car smell” meets your nostrils, it’s magic.
117 days later, Criss Angel and Holly Madison call it quits
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009
It’s official: The magic between Criss Angel and Holly Madison has fizzled out.
Craig Ferguson: A funnier Scotsman
Monday, Feb. 23, 2009
I don’t know what it is about Scottish expats, but they’re a funny bunch.
Brad Pitt enjoys Vegas boys' night out
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009
After first being spotted at the Hard Rock Hotel, Brad Pitt was seen at the MGM Grand on Wednesday as he continued what appeared to be a boys' night out.
Strip gears up for Valentine's Day celebrations
Friday, Feb. 13, 2009
Love may be in the air this Valentine’s Day weekend, but the city is full of celebrities and beautiful people, too, as Vegas braces for one of the sexiest days of the year.
Twitter users tweet for water charity
Friday, Feb. 13, 2009
They came, they tweeted, and they raised much-needed funds for charity, too.
Extreme sports and music fest planned
Monday, Feb. 9, 2009
Desert Breeze Skate Park is bracing for another extreme day of extreme sports and extreme punk music with the 2009 Extreme Thing sports and music festival.
Not mayhem, but still fun
Monday, Feb. 9, 2009
When Mötley Crüe played the final pre-renovation concert at the Aladdin in 1997, they tore up the stage, fans literally tore up the theater, a small-scale riot broke out, and four people were hurt.
With presidency, much can change in a year
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009
Despite obstructed view, a memory not soon forgotten
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009
Crowd size swells ahead of inauguration
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009
Harvard Law friends, faculty recall Obama’s earlier years
Monday, Jan. 19, 2009
Quiet falls on D.C. after late night; inauguration ticket in hand
Monday, Jan. 19, 2009
A light snow was falling from the gray Washington sky when I set out this morning. It was about 8:30 a.m. and the street was quiet. A calm had finally fallen over the neighborhood, though I knew it wouldn’t last for long.
Jam-packed Washington filled with contagious excitement
Monday, Jan. 19, 2009
Washington’s inaugural events: Way too many to count
Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009
‘Green’ scene blossoms ahead of inauguration
Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009
The nation’s capital is playing host to dozens of parties, balls and events this weekend as the country prepares to welcome its 44th president.
Obama the hot topic in nation's capital
Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009
My first full day in Washington was pretty cold and pretty low-key.
Excitement builds for Obama’s, nation’s big day
Friday, Jan. 16, 2009
WASHINGTON -- I was awake before my alarm went off but forced myself to stay in bed. I knew I had a long day ahead of me and I also knew I hadn’t slept much the night before.
Hollywood stars to pack Washington
Friday, Jan. 16, 2009
Ahead of inauguration, D.C. is the place for seeing stars
Friday, Jan. 16, 2009
Politics of porn: A halftime show with a message
Monday, Jan. 12, 2009
Oscar Wilde once said, "Life imitates art far more than art imitates life,” -- but what if your life includes seven federal obscenity charges, the prospect of 30-plus years in jail, and $7 million in possible fines, if convicted?
Annual porn convention has a political streak
Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009
Industry, political leaders gather over dinner
Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009
Industry leaders and government officials from across the country gathered at the Venetian last night for the annual Consumer Electronics Association Leaders in Technology dinner.
CES crowd also came to party
Friday, Jan. 9, 2009
Pro-Obama video earns media award
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009
Barack Obama said it, a handful of celebrities repeated it, and Thursday night of the Black Eyed Peas won an award for the video he produced titled “Yes We Can.”
CES a mix of glitterati and gadgets
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009
Celebrity watchers, brace yourselves: CES is here and so are the stars.
CES pre-party swanky but practical
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009
T’was the night before Consumer Electronics Show and all through the penthouse creatures were stirring to the sounds of techno house.
Who said nerds don't know how to party?
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009
Who said nerds don't know how to party? Numerous after-hours events are being planned in conjunction with this year's Consumer Electronics Show.
CES, porn expo sharing the Vegas stage
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009
Two very different trade shows are coming to town this week that share an undeniably strong and common bond: the Internet.
And as luck would have it, this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and the annual Adult Entertainment Expo (AEE) run right on top of one another: CES takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, from Thursday to Sunday and AEE runs from Friday through Sunday.
Sometimes David Spade can be the best cure
Friday, Jan. 2, 2009
They say laughter is the best medicine, so what better to cure a nasty hangover than a 75-minute session with doctor of comedy David Spade.
Partying at the Palms
Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009
The Palms is often referred to as the place to party by both young Hollywood types and party-loving common folk, and New Year's Eve is – and was – no exception.
The Best of 2008
Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008

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