Access Vegas Insider Vibe – August 18, 1999

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August 18, 1999

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This Issue:ááá Get On The Bus

Curious about a restaurant, event, or other Las Vegas attraction that looks fun? Let us review it for you first! Suggestions are always welcome at:

LAS VEGAS NEWS – of interest to tourists:

TV SERIES READY TO ROLL – UPN’s new Las Vegas based series “The Strip” has not only commenced shooting, but has been moved from mid-season replacement status to a debut date of October 5. Some of you may remember the UPN series “The Watcher” which was shot in Las Vegas a number of years ago at the (then still shuttered) Main St. Station.



WAGES IN LAS VEGAS – The Review-Journal did a recent story on the tight labor market here in some fields and published a Las Vegas salary chart. Remember, as bad as people are needed in certain fields, companies are vary wary to hire newcomers who may or may not enjoy living in Las Vegas. Full story at

$6.95 ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT – The Backstage Restaurant at The Plaza Hotel downtown introduced their new semi-buffet concept featuring different cuisine every evening:

Monday: Mexican Favorites
Tuesday: Seafood Night ($2 more)
Wednesday: Chinese Food
Thursday: Southern (Soul Food)
Friday: Italian Specialties

HOMES OF THE STARS – We goofed on the web address of this last week. The correct one is:

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Quick Concert Notes:

MANDALAY BAY – MINISTRY on Aug. 24, DE LA SOUT on Sept. 1, DWIGHT YOAKAM on Sept. 11, DAVID SANDBORN on Sept. 24, JEFF BECK on Sept. 25. RICKY MARTIN Nov. 12, and THE EAGLES with JACKSON BROWNE on Dec. 28 and 29. Tickets at (702) 474-4000 and Mandalay Bay discount rooms are available at (Mandalay Bay link).

HARD ROCK – ALICE COOPER on Sept. 3, THE BLACK CROWS on Sept. 11, and the AVERAGE WHITE BAND with WAR on Sept. 26. Tickets at (702) 474-4000 and Hard Rock discount rooms are available at (Hard Rock link).

MGM – TOM JONES on Aug. 12-25, WCW MONDAY NITRO on Aug. 23, RODNEY DANGERFIELD on Aug. 26 – Sept. 8, CHER on Aug. 27 and 28, SARAH BRIGHTMAN on Sept. 5, FROZEN FURY III on Sept. 11, FOX U.S. OPEN OF SUPERCROSS on Oct. 8-10, ‘N SYNC on Nov. 26-27, and BARBARA STREISAND on Dec. 31. Tickets at (702) 891-7777 and MGM discount rooms are available at (MGM link).

BUFFALO BILL’S – in Primm (40 miles south of Las Vegas): RATT and GREAT WHITE on Sept. 2. Room and VIP packages are available at (800) FUN-STOP

Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Scenic Southwest Tours – by plane, bus, or even helicopter! You’ve seen the glossy ads in the tourist brochures. You’ve thought about it. You come all the way to Las Vegas — why not see one of the some of the most famous landmarks in the world! Don’t by tricked by web sites & magazines that offer discount tours. Taxes, park fees, permits can almost double the price. Our prices are inclusive – no hidden charges! Best Las Vegas Tours



Mark and Matt also run The World’s Most Exciting Web Site,, home of Casino Boy and the best hotel and
casino reviews in the Western Hemisphere.

P.S. The owners of In-Vegas.Com can attest first-hand to how tightly Mr. Weatherford and Mr. Sinclair hold on to their pennies, and regard them as the best Las Vegas bargain hunters on the planet.

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Note: You may enter every contest, but only one entry to each. Please note the expiration date and only enter if you will be in town and can use them. The 10’th entry in each contest will be the winner (unless otherwise noted). Just sent a blank email to the specified email address — we’ll get your mailing address from you only if you win.

FREE FOOD AT KLONDIKE – We have two coupon sheets featuring 8 absolutely FREE meals (4 breakfast and 4 dinner – not valid Mon. or Wed., restaurant beverage purchase required) at the Klondike Hotel and Casino. Coupons expire September 14, 1999. The Klondike is a locals casino located about 2 blocks south of Mandalay Bay. 9’th and 10’th entry to (contest closed) wins them.

THE BEACH NIGHTCLUB – Two VIP coupons to The Beach Nightclub that allow you to go right in at no charge. These don’t expire so they are open to everyone. Enter at (contest closed)

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All contents copyright 1999 Ted Newkirk
August 18, 1999

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