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A Las Vegas Valentine’s Weekend (That Won’t Break the Bank)

Las Vegas Boulevard is sure to have sky high pricing for Valentine’s weekend. After all, Las Vegas is the marriage capital of the world. While known for the ease in obtaining marriage licenses and vow renewals, Las Vegas jacks up hotel prices and other accommodations when an event or holiday shows on the calendar. If […]

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The First Friday Art Walk Returns to Downtown Las Vegas

Downtown Las Vegas is on the rise in a big way. There’s talk of a public transportation light rail that will better connect tourists and locals to downtown, the Strip and beyond. Tourism for Downtown Las Vegas is up and in the green. Now with the return of the First Friday Art Walk, there’s no […]

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The Cheapest Vacation to Downtown Las Vegas

The cash isn’t always flowing, especially after the winter holidays. But, you still deserve a vacation every now and then. Most people line their pockets with cash when they think of visiting Las Vegas, preparing to spend outrageous amounts for a room, food and gambling. But, what if there was another way? Prepare yourself to […]

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Change-is-a-Comin’: Downtown Has Big Expansion Plans for 2016

Big plans are underway as part of a continuation to revitalize the Downtown Las Vegas area. Housing construction, new restaurants and more grace the horizon of 2016. For starters, a real estate acquisition and development company has agreed to partner with a Downtown Project affiliate called 901 Fremont LLC. Together, they will build a multifamily […]

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Oasis Eats Review: The Smashed Pig Gastropub

After a long day at the office, it was finally Friday night. We packed up our things and headed straight to Downtown Las Vegas where nearby the classic hotels on Fremont Street, a new restaurant had recently opened: The Smashed Pig Gastropub. Time for some grub. Inside, we were greeted promptly and kindly by a hostess. […]

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What’s it Like to Live in Las Vegas?

Contrary to popular belief, Las Vegas locals don’t all live on the Strip. And we don’t all work on the Strip. Outside of the four mile boulevard of glitz and glam, Las Vegas is actually a normal urban city. If your daily routine doesn’t require you to drive up the Strip daily, it’s easy to […]

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Downtown Las Vegas’s Tiny Homes Neighborhood

Can you imagine yourself living in a 200 square foot home? How about 160 square feet? Today the average home size is 2,600 square feet and growing. But, a few people started to ask themselves, “Why do I need all this empty space?” Houses are hundreds of thousands of dollars and mortgages are 30 year […]

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Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show is in Full Swing

Every year in January, the Consumer Electronic Show (CES), an internationally successful electronics and technology convention, comes to Las Vegas so companies can debut their newest and upcoming technology and predict trends for the year.   Last year, the CES was reported as the largest in history, with over 3,500 exhibits and about 170,000 attendees. […]

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Why Las Vegas is a One of a Kind City

With the insurmountable slew of opinions surrounding the city of Las Vegas (some good and some bad), there’s no denying that Sin City is a truly unique, one-of-a-kind experience. Where else can you get any food imaginable 24/7, drink alcohol on the Strip and Fremont Street and see a hundred (or so) Elvis impersonators? Oasis […]

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Vintage Vegas: See Downtown Vegas Hotels in the Good Ol’ Days

In 1905, the city of Las Vegas was born. A booming railroad town, the Union Pacific brought in poker chips and whiskey to what would one day become Downtown Las Vegas. One year later the first casino, Hotel Nevada (now the Golden Gate), was built, charging just $1 for room and board. Their address? 1 […]

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Free Things To Do in Downtown Las Vegas in 2016

Visiting Las Vegas doesn’t have to mean you spend thousands of dollars in one weekend to get a hotel at the Strip and pay for overpriced cocktails. In fact, Las Vegas has expanded far beyond that. Cultural and music events like EDC and Life Is Beautiful have opened up a new generation to Las Vegas, […]

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New Pub Coming to Arts District in 2016

  Ready to warm up to the newest pub in Downtown Las Vegas? The Downtown Crown Pub will debut this New Year in the Arts District. Inspired by its British themed sister pub, The Crown and Anchor British Pubs, the new establishment will be open 24 hours a day with a full menu available offering […]

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