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"An Intimate Celebration" this New Year's Eve at Caramel


Enjoy "An Intimate Celebration" this New Year's Eve at Caramel Bar and Lounge at Bellagio. Caramel also will offer a light fare menu from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Where: Bellagio , 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas

Cost: $40

CARMEN ELECTRA HOSTS TAO NEW YEARS EVE


CARMEN ELECTRA HOSTS TAO NEW YEARS EVE
Celebrate the arrival of the New Year with Carmen Electra. Tickets start at $150. Open bar and passed hors d'oeuvres 9-11pm. Complimentary admission to Lavo Nightclub after midnight.
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 8:00 PM - 2:00 AM Call 702-388-8588 for Bottle Service
TAO Las Vegas Las Vegas NV, 3377 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas NV
MIN. AGE 21+

Fergie performs at The Venetian Ballroom


Fergie performs live at the Venetian Ballroom
Fergie performs live at the Venetian Ballroom on New Year's Eve, followed by the former lead singer of Kool & the Gang, Skip Martin. Doors open 8:30 p.m. and the afterparty is at Lavo.The Venetian and The Palazzo's New Year's Eve celebration will be held in The Venetian Ballroom. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and all cash bars will be featuring Perrier-Jouet Champagne. Ticket prices are: $135; $105; and $75 inclusive of tax and service fees and are on sale now. A limited number of VIP tickets are also available for purchase for $200 inclusive tax and fees. To purchase tickets visit any Venetian or Palazzo Box Office, call 1-866-641-SHOW or visit www.venetian.com or www.palazzolasvegas.com.

Ring in the New Year with Fergie at LAVO


Fergie hosts New Year's Eve at Lavo
The "Duchess" of hip hop, Fergie, will host the hottest New Year's Eve party to hit the Strip. Fergie will countdown to the New Year while New York City's DJ Reach spins the latest hits. The elegant 4,500-square-foot nightclub features state-of-the-art audio-visual systems, vaulted, glazed tile arches opening to a domed ceiling above the dance floor, and a 2,000-square-foot patio overlooking the fabulous Las Vegas Strip. The New Year's Eve package includes VIP entry and two hours of the following: hors d'oeuvres from our Mediterranean Bistro menu, an open bar, and specialty cocktails, in addition to a champagne toast at midnight. LAVO will open at 9 p.m. and remain open until 5 a.m. Ticket prices start at $200.*
* New Year's Eve Package Details: VIP Entry
* From 9 – 11 PM
-Hors d'oeuvres
-Open bar
-Specialty cocktails
* Champagne toast at midnight
* Entrance into TAO after midnight
Purchase tickets online or call 702.414.9000

Luxury Cocktails of Las Vegas


High Roller Martini
The Capital Grille, Las Vegas
$1,000
This pinstripe restaurant chain boasts a $1000 martini for each of its 27 locales, each paired with a different piece of Lagos jewelry. The Gotham Martini comes with a strand of pearls; The High Roller, named for the Vegas Strip, includes a diamond pave ring. For each cocktail sold, about $500 goes to Share our Strength, a charity that battles hunger around the globe.
(Capital Grille)

For the perfect Ménage a Trois, Cristal Rosé, Hennessy Ellipse and Grand Marnier Cent-cinquantenaire are combined with 23-karat gold flakes and liquid gold syrup. At Tryst, the $3,000 libation is sipped through a golden straw studded with a 9-point diamond -- yours to keep.
(Tryst)


The quaff of royals? At $1,000 a drink, quite possibly. BOA's King Richard's Pride consists of Hennessy Richard, Dom Perignon Rosé 1996 and Chambord Liqueur Royale de France, splashes of lime and cranberry juices and one orange slice, all served in a keepsake Baccarat cocktail glass. Find it, fittingly, at the Forum Shops at Caesars.
(BOA)

Extreme Vegas Cocktails


Like most things in over-the-top Las Vegas, the cocktails are a phenomenon that other cities would find tough to match. Fresh from Frankenstein's laboratory -- make that Quark's Bar at the Las Vegas Hilton -- comes the Warp Core Breach. The $29.50 drink has enough punch to tank two grown men with 10 ounces of liquor from five different-flavored rums, Razzmatazz and fruit juices. And be sure to heed the waiter's warning: Do not dip your fingers into the drink. The ice used to chill it is the dry kind that comes with lots of bite.
(Las Vegas Hilton)
Source:LA Times

How fun is this? Take one of your favorite drinks, add some fruitiness and then add one of your favorite candies to munch on while you drink. Obviously, the Gummi Bear Margarita includes Gummi Bears, which are mixed within the ice, but it also features a fantastic flavored tequila, Voodoo Tiki Blue Dragon, a blue raspberry and kiwi infused tequila. Because Gummi Bears don’t look as good blended or just laying around, this particular Margarita is best served on the rocks with the bears mixed up with the ice.
Ingredients:

* 1 1/2 oz Voodoo Tiki Blue Dragon Tequila
* 1 oz Watermelon Pucker
* 1/2 oz triple sec
* 1 oz sour mix
* 1 oz cranberry juice
* dash of grenadine
* sugar for rimming
* Gummi Bears for garnish

Preparation:

1. Rim a chilled margarita glass with sugar, fill with ice and Gummi Bears.
2. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice.
3. Shake well.
4. Strain into the prepared glass.

The Elixir Margarita
Isla Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar
Treasure Island, Las Vegas
$99
Isla’s very own Tequila Goddess will prepare this luxe margarita for you tableside, using nothing but the finest margarita fixins': Herradura Selección Suprema, Grand Marnier 100-Year-Anniversary, Cointreau and fresh citrus juices. Garnished with citrus wheels. Better order these by the pitcher.

Pin-up Queen Bettie Page: 1923-2008


Pin-up Queen Bettie Page: 1923-2008
The movies of Bettie Page, the actress and model who has died in Los Angeles after a heart attack, were sold under the counter in their day, but decades later she was elevated to the status of pulp goddess.

Trump Las Vegas for Christmas!


This is a great value at a spectacular Strip property. Trump Las Vegas is offering suites for only $113.00 a night for Christmas Eve. You also receive a $50.00 hotel credit. This is another reason to come to Vegas for the holidays, you wont see prices like this after January 1st.

Special Offer
Upgrade to Strip View plus $50 hotel credit
Terms and conditions
One Suite Deal! Book a Studio Suite City View and receive an UPGRADE to the Studio Suite Strip View PLUS a $50 Hotel Credit. Credit can be applied to breakfast or dinner (including alcoholic beverages) at DJT Restaurant, In Suite Dining (all meal periods) including alcohol, or services at The Spa at Trump (excluding merchandise). Cannot be used toward tip and gratuity. Credit will be applied to guest folio at time of check-out. Unused credit will have no cash value. Good for hotel-only or package bookings, through Dec. 30. No minimum length of stay.www.orbitz.com

Steve Wynn presents Encore!


The $2.3 billion Encore will open Dec. 22 in the middle of what many have called the worst economic crisis ever to hit the Strip and the gaming industry. I say balderdash! Everything will work itself out and Encore will shine like a brand new copper penny. If anyone knows the casino business its Steve Wynn, and he knows that we will be just fine. I am looking forward to staying in one of the beautifully appointed suites with brand new beds and fine linens. To me that is worth the $320.00 per night mid week rate. See you on the red carpet...

Grand Opening-Frankies Tiki Room


Frankie’s Tiki Room, the only authentic tiki bar in Las Vegas, will be opening its doors. Guests can enjoy the one-of-a-kind tiki environment complemented by traditional carvings, original Polynesian art, a full bar and gaming. The bar officially opens to the public at midnight on December 4, so come party all day for the grand opening celebration!
Where: Frankie's Tiki Room (Directions)
Start time: 12:01 am
Address: 1712 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas
Cost: Not available
Age limit: 21+
Source: Xania's Hot Spots

Las Vegas Room Rates Lowest Since 1988!

*Venetian Resort Hotel Casino $179.00* pn(average) 12/15-12/19
includes:$100.00 In Resort Credit
Terms and Conditions $50 in gaming credit per suite per stay and a $50 drink voucher at LAVO, complimentary admission to the club at LAVO with a VIP line pass to LAVO per suite per stay.
Fulfillment requirements All offers will be issued upon arrival.
Valid for stay between 10/16/08 - 01/31/09
Minimum length of stay requirement - 1 day
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*Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino $154.00* pn(average)12/15-12/19
Plus:$100.00 In Resort Credit
Terms and Conditions $50 in gaming credit per suite per stay and a $50 drink voucher at LAVO, complimentary admission to the club at LAVO with a VIP line pass to LAVO per suite per stay.
Fulfillment requirements All offers will be issues upon arrival.
Valid for stay between 10/16/08 - 01/31/09
Minimum length of stay requirement - 1 day

*Bellagio $129.00* pn (average) 12/15-12/19

Also: Excalibur $36.00 Luxor $50.00 MonteCarlo $46.00 Ballys $59.00 Caesars Palace $86.00 Flamingo $39.00 Palms $69.00 12/15/08-12/19/08 www.orbitz.com

The Bank Annual Turkey Drop


Annual Turkey Drop Thanksgiving night party at The Bank

After you've had your share of family time, it's time to hit the club! Head to The Bank for the Annual Turkey Drop Thanksgiving night party.
Where: The Bank (Directions)
Start time: 10:00 pm
Address: 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. S., In the Bellagio, Las Vegas
Cost: Not available
Age limit: 21+

Happy Thanksgiving

Artisan Hotel



"WHERE CHIC MEETS BOUTIQUE"

The Artisan Hotel is Las Vegas' first small, luxurious, non-gaming boutique hotel, and is conveniently located at I-15 and Sahara Avenue, the gateway to Las Vegas, and just minutes from the fabulous "Strip", Las Vegas Convention Center, first class shopping, golf, and McCarran Airport. Experience the VIP treatment at the Artisan Hotel where you'll find an elegant atmosphere with exquisite fine art adorning the lobby, hallways, ceilings, and 64 finely appointed non-smoking rooms. View artworks from both contemporary and classic artists such as Cezanne, Chagall, Da Vinci, Rembrandt, Renoir, Van Gogh, and more.

The Artisan is also Las Vegas' only all-inclusive resort. Choose the plan which includes 3 daily meals for the duration of your stay and includes all beverages, including alcohol (house wines, house champagnes, well drinks, domestic beers). Click here for more info.

Hotel guests enjoy a wine reception at 5:30pm daily in our lobby. On Fridays, join us as one of Las Vegas' premier wine distributors, Vin Sauvage, pours specialty boutique wines, open to the public, until 8:00pm.

For added guest convenience, the Artisan Hotel's rooms, lobby, restaurant, lounge and pool are "wi-fi hotspots".

Be immersed by the ambiance of the Artisan Hotel by making your reservations and experiencing all that Artisan Hotel has to offer, or call us direct at (800) 554-4092 to inquire about special promotions.

"Let it Ride" at Palazzo


Special Offer
The Palazzo Let it Ride Package from $159/nt!
• Palazzo Luxury Suite
• $50 in slot credits or table match play
• LAVO Package including: Complimentary Line Pass and Admission to LAVO Nightclub, and a Complimentary cocktail in LAVO Lounge
• 2 for 1 admission to the Super Car Gallery at Lamborghini Las Vegas
• Complimentary Internet access
• Invited Guest Check-in


Sportsbook Bar and Grill at The Palazzo

Sportsbook Bar and Grill at The Palazzo Break out the jerseys and the rivalries! Football season is in full gear and the baseball playoffs are right around the corner. Cheer on your favorite teams as you watch every touchdown and home run on over 70 big-screen TVs while enjoying all your favorite game-time snacks. Place your bets at any of our five betting stations across from the Sportsbook and get ready to make some noise – It's game time at Sportsbook Bar & Grill at The Palazzo Learn More
LAVO Nightclub
LAVO Nightclub After you see the big game, check out LAVO Nightclub in The Palazzo. The nightclub features 40 bottle service tables, vaulted arches, and a domed ceiling above the dance floor along with state of the art audio visual systems and the sounds of resident DJs Vice, Reach, Galleano and Berrie. Revelers can enjoy an elevated VIP area with posh banquettes, leather walls and mirrored mosaic tile niches. LAVO nightclub invites you to join us six nights a week from
10 pm to 5 am.

Davidoff Cigars





Davidoff of Geneva at the Venetian Hotel and Casino
Located in the heart of the beautiful Grand Canal Shoppes in St. Marks Square in the Venetian Hotel. Our Casino location in Restaurant row is easily accessible to hotel guests and convention attendees.
3377 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Suite 2430
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
Toll Free: 877-278-7665
Grand Canal Shoppes: (702) 733-5999
Casino Location: (702) 733-0307
General Manager: Venice Fabella

"Sushi Samba" is my new favorite



The best new restaurant in Las Vegas is Sushi Samba, located at the Palazzo-on the second level. Dramatic 16-foot ceilings, swirling sculptural "ribbons" and a brilliant Mondrian-inspired glass facade evoke the spirit and energy of Carnaval, while signature dishes and cocktails capture the vibrancy and flavors of Brazil, Japan and Peru. I sat at the bar and was served by the bartender Danielle-I ordered a fresh Watermelon & Belvadere Martini, though it isnt on the menu that was no problem for Danielle-she is terrific and the menu is a clever mix of Sushi, Seafood and Seviche with a Latin twist. I had the Miso-Marinated Chilean Sea Bass with roasted seasonal vegetables, it was perfectly cooked and perfectly delicious. Also the Samba Strip Roll features Maine lobster, avacado,chive, rice cracker and spicy sesame creme- served with a chilled Lobster claw on the side is one of the best Lobster Rolls in town. Feeling brave? Try the Sawagani- which is a plate of miniature flash-fried japanese river crabs (shown above)a plate of 5 little crabs, claws, shell, eyes and all. I wasnt that adventurous,but was told they were very tasty. For dessert try the warm chocolate banana cake or arroz con leite with doce de leite ice cream, mango and sake gelée. Just go to www.sushisamba.com and check out the menu, music and event calendar.
Lunch Hours
Monday - Saturday | 11:30am - 5pm
Dinner Hours
Sunday - Wednesday | 5pm - 1am
Thursday | 5pm - 2am
Friday - Saturday | 5pm - 3am
SAMBABRUNCH (Sunday only) | 11:30am - 4pm

Luis Miguel-Caesars Palace Sept 12,13,14,15



Date: Friday, September 12th, 2008
See more dates!
Time: 9:00 PM
Price: $95/$155/$185/$250 plus tax & fees
Venue: The Colosseum
Seating Chart: The Colosseum
Reservations: (702) 474-4000
Online Reservations: Buy tickets now!

LasVegasGinger at the World Series of Poker

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Why I love Gaetano's Ristorante




One of my favorite restaurants in Henderson is Gaetano's Ristorante. You must try the Butternut Squash Ravioli with sage butter, it is fantastic! One of the best Italian restaurants in the valley. Many dishes are wonderful, like the Pacific sand crabs, osso bucco, and ethereal mixed seafood carpaccio. Gaetano himself hosts nightly and the sevice is excellent.
Located at 10271 S. Eastern Ave., Henderson, Henderson, 89052 Phone: 702-361-1661
Check out the current menu at www.GaetanosLasVegas.com

Upcoming Events in Las Vegas


Comedian Joel McHale, star of E! Network’s “The Soup,” has an August 8 engagement at the Mandalay Bay Theatre at 9 p.m. Tickets: $42.35 inclusive and are available at any Mandalay Bay box office and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call the Mandalay Bay box office at (702) 632-7580 or Ticketmaster at (702) 474-4000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mandalaybay.com or www.ticketmaster.com. Guest must be 18 years of age or older.
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Music group Hall & Oates will perform August 15 at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel.
Hall & Oates' show will begin at 8 p.m. at the venue. Tickets start at $49.50 and go on sale May 3 at noon at the Hard Rock Hotel Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations and online at Ticketmaster.com. You can also purchase tickets by phone at 702.474.4000. Tickets are subject to service fees. Dates and times subject to change.
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The legendary rock band KISS is bringing their Alive/35 Tour to The Pearl Concert Theater at the Palms on Aug. 29.
Tickets for KISS are $103.00 and $303.00, plus any additional service fees and go on-sale Saturday, June 21, 2008 at noon. Please visit any Ticketmaster location, call 702-474-4000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com to purchase tickets. The Pearl Box Office is open from noon – 7 p.m. daily. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. and show time is 8:00 p.m. The Pearl is home to Miller Lite Live, presented by Cricket Wireless; for more information on upcoming concerts, please call 702-942-6888.
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Janet Jackson’s Rock Witchu tour, her first in seven years, will stop kick at the Mandalay Bay Events Center September 19. Tickets go on sale Saturday, June 14 at 10 a.m. Tickets priced at $55.75, $100.75, $150.75 and a limited amount of Golden Circle tickets priced at $300.75 will be available at the Mandalay Bay Events Center Box Office, www.livenation.com, www.mandalaybay.com and all Ticketmaster outlets. To charge by phone call Mandalay Bay at (702) 632-7580 or TicketMaster at (702) 474-4000. All dates, acts, and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. All tickets are subject to applicable taxes, and service and handling charges. For more show information, check out www.livenation.com.

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“Frozen Fury XI” returns to the MGM Grand Garden on Sept. 27 with the Los Angeles Kings facing the Colorado Avalanche.Tickets priced at $70, $37 and $27, not including applicable service charges and taxes, go on sale Saturday, June 21 at 10 a.m. at the MGM Grand Garden Arena box office. Tickets also will be sold at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers, Macy’s West at the Fashion Show Mall and Ritmo Latino) and ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (702) 474-4000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com, www.ticketmaster.com or www.lakings.com. Group discounts will be available for orders of more than 15 by calling 888-KINGS-LA. For Kings information visit www.lakings.com.