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2008 

In mid 2006, Archon corporation announced it had an option sales agreement for it's approximately 27 acres of land on the Las Vegas Strip. The property, that had once been the location of Wet 'n Wild Water Park, sits between the Sahara Casino to the north, and Turnberry Towers and the under const...
12/28/2008
My last post was busting the myth on Las Vegas having no interest or a lack of arts & culture. So now we'll take on the other common misconception, that 'there's nothing to do but gamble'. Again I'll admit that when living on the other side of the country, I fell for that line. Because I 'heard' ...
12/26/2008
Friday January 23 through the 29th is the Grand Opening weekend for Las Vegas' latest contribution to arts and culture. The Southern Nevada Center for the Arts opens in downtown Las Vegas on the 2nd. floor of Neonopolis, located on downtown's historical Fremont Street. 50 artists works are said t...
12/23/2008
MGM Mirage Plans to begin the hiring process for their $9.2 billion dollar City Center on the Las Vegas Strip, beginning January 5, 2009. Information and registration for employment is currently slated to be available on that date at http://www.citycentercareers.com. At the moment the site is av...
12/18/2008
I blogged about the snow that was predicted to blanket the Las Vegas Valley the other day, but it turned out to be mostly on the west and northwest side. Well, today my Holiday Snow Globe worked for real, with snow blanketing the valley, including the Las Vegas Strip! The Las Vegas Sign and it's ...
12/17/2008
Former Frontier Casino owner Phil Ruffin says "He's putting his money on Vegas." This is to the tune of $775 million to purchase Treasure Island from MGM Mirage. The deal is said to involve $500 million in cash, with the balance in secured notes. The transaction is expected to close around the 2n...
12/15/2008
Yes, believe it or not, they're calling for a 90% chance of snow here in the Las Vegas Valley for Monday, December 5, 2008. It's one of those rare occasions, and if it does happen the snow won't last long after the sun comes up. Still, the northwestern and west side of the valley could get 3"-5"....
12/14/2008
Silverton Casino construction hasn't grabbed the headlines like the new and mega-resort properties around Las Vegas. Yet it's latest expansion and parking garage coming in at $130 million isn't exactly pocket change. This is the latest in several construction projects that have been happening the...
12/11/2008
That appears to be the setup being written about by Hubble Smith in an article in the Las Vegas Review Journal. He's reporting that home sales have doubled from year ago figures for the third straight month, and that inventory continues to shrink. The article also states that while median home pr...
12/09/2008
If you needed some ideas for your next $25 million dollar landscape makeover, you may want to check out what the Mirage has done. Back in September I posted about the makeover, and have a picture there of the drained lagoon and the story and video of the new effects and music in the works. Yester...
12/09/2008
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