Year in photos-2015

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From one classic Strip hotel closing to a groundbreaking of a new casino across the street. As presidential hopefuls stumping for votes, to the beauty of Aspens changing colors in Lee Canyon. The energy of the city continues to keep the vibe going. read more

Turning Back Time at Tap House

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It’s Monday night and the gang’s all here for Monday Nite Jamming at the Tap House. The popular Cleveland Browns sports bar normally caters to its neighborhood along West Charleston Boulevard, but one night a week it’s a throwback to a northeastern supper club with old Vegas charm.

Patrons dance to classic music by local lounge performers, with Mark Giovi serving as master of ceremonies.

Veteran performer Frankie Scinta reminisces about the nightclubs where he performed while growing up in Buffalo, read more

Adding Glitz and Glamour

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For nearly the life of the Strip’s longest-running production show, Donna London has been behind the scenes fitting, washing and repairing costumes for cast members of “Jubilee!”

Delayed by the deadly MGM fire in November 1980, the $ 10 million spectacle opened in what is now Bally’s on July 31, 1981. Producer Donn Arden, the man credited with developing the Las Vegas showgirl image, and famed designers Pete Menefee and Bob Mackie created the beautiful costumes. read more

Psychic predictions for 2016

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What will the rest of 2016 look like? A few local psychics shared their prediction and insight to the new year.

Psychic Leon Holmes, who also goes by Locq Fortune, predicted the demise of UNLV basketball coach Dave Rice two days before his firing. His feeling is that the next coach will have the last name starting with a “T,” “K” or “B.” He says the “basketball world will take notice” read more

Wound Warriors get high roller treatment

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Veterans who suffered disabilities from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were center stage as hundreds of employees lined a hallway at The Mirage to salute their arrival for a weekend of “high roller” treatment.

American Airlines provided a charter flight from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Las Vegas for the “Salute to the Troops” weekend, while MGM Resorts International and its properties are providing accommodations, meals, entertainment, and other amenities.

This is the fifth year the organizations have partnered to host the event. read more