Access Vegas Insider Vibe August 20, 2014

Newkirk’s Notes: The Boss Speaks…

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Carson Kitchen Downtown Las Vegas Debuts New Rooftop Patio

news-Carson-Kitchen-Rooftop-Patio-1 Celebrity Chef Kerry Simon’s most recent restaurant endeavor, Carson Kitchen, has introduced a new rooftop dining and bar experience at 124 South 6th St. in Downtown Las Vegas.

The 910-square-foot, garden-style rooftop patio expands upon the vibrant vibe of the main dining room below, inviting guests to socialize and celebrate with skyline views of Las Vegas’ burgeoning downtown area. The patio offers seating for up to 30 guests at fully-waited tables along with an additional 10 seats at the expansive granite bar. Carson Kitchen’s full food menu is available for purchase on the patio to accompany an array of signature cocktails, small-batch American beers and globally-inspired wines.

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Las Vegas Tours And Attractions

Get Up-Close-And-Personal At Shark Reef Aquarium With New Animal Encounter Experiences


Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino invites guests to abandon their day jobs and get their feet (or in this case, hands) wet as a guest Aquarist with three new experiential programs. Aptly titled Animal Encounters, the program takes participants behind-the-scenes to assist in feeding the Aquarium’s most-admired residents including stingrays, green sea turtles and zebra sharks.

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Batman Laser Challenge Brings Gotham City To The Adventuredome At Circus Circus Las Vegas


The Batman Laser Challenge at The Adventuredome at Circus Circus Las Vegas invites guests to test their inner Super Hero with a fun, physical and mental workout. Using speed and strategy to beat the clock, would-be crime fighters can choose between two experiences, each brought to life with radiating wall-to-wall lasers, fog and themed audio tracks to guide or hinder the racer as they attempt to complete the mission. The five-acre theme park has teamed up with SimEx-Iwerks which, in partnership with Warner Bros. and DC Comics, has created this first-ever Batman themed laser maze.

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The LINQ Continues Popular Tuesday BLOQ PARTY With New Offers For Locals


Tourists and locals alike will continue to have Tuesday nights to look forward to at The LINQ BLOQ Party. Every Tuesday locals with a Nevada ID receive 30% off High Roller tickets, plus a complimentary drink at the Sky Lounge. Everyone is invited to the best locals party on the Strip to celebrate, taste, shop, wander, explore and take advantage of great deals at many of the popular venues located at The LINQ, Caesars Entertainment’s open-air shopping, dining and entertainment promenade.

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Latest Concerts Added This Week!

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What We’re Watching! Vegas Videos You’ll Enjoy

Popeye By Renowned Artist Jeff Koons Wynn Las Vegas welcomes Popeye by acclaimed American artist Jeff Koons, as part of the resort’s continued appreciation and commitment to public art. At 6 feet 5 inches tall and more than 2,000-pounds, the mirror-polished stainless steel Popeye stands proudly in the Wynn Esplanade. Viewing is free to the public and the display is indefinite.

Britney Spears Costume Designer Marco Marco – Interviewed backstage at her show at Planet Hollywood. Plenty of highlights and features from the show for those wondering if they’d like to check it out!
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Red Rock Serenade August 2014 On PBS – Take a cinematic journey through the breathtaking scenery of the American West’s red rock country. From Zion to Canyonlands, Capitol Reef to Grand Canyon National Parks, take a cinematic journey through the American West’s breathtaking red rock country. Video is an excerpt of a PBS special airing this month.

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