In This Issue: Newkirk’s Notes, New Year’s Eve, Bellagio Photo Christmas E-Card, Blackjack Deals and Traps, Aussie Angels, Monorail Set To Re-Open , more …
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Newkirk’s Notes – comments on Las Vegas from AccessVegas.Com publisher Ted Newkirk:Hello from Las Vegas! We had a little unexpected hiatus from publishing. I tried to play “Mr. Fix It” with my computer and wiped out about two weeks of email, which included concerts and New Year’s updates and business email … you name it. (No … they don’t allow me near the big, main computers that run this show and I don’t blame them).
With New Year’s Eve bearing down on us, we’ll be publishing twice weekly through the end of the year to keep you up-to-date. Significant events have been added to our Las Vegas New Year’s Eve section. Oh, did I mention it’s been 70 (F)á for the past two weeks?
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Bellagio Photo Christmas E-Card – Didn’t hit everyone on your Christmas card list, or just want to let some friends and family know you are thinking about them? You can send any of the photos from Bellagio Christmas 2002 and Bellagio Christmas 2003 to as many people as you want at no charge! Or just enjoy all the photos in our Las Vegas Attractions and Scenery photo gallery. We hope to get 2004 Christmas photos online this week.Gambling Talk: Blackjack Deals and Traps – with Victor H. Royer. Blackjack has changed drastically in the past decade. Can Blackjack be beaten? Do you play single deck games because you’ve been told they’re the best? Did you know that the same casino can deal blackjack games with different rules at each table? Play informed. This week, click to read his article on Blackjack Deals and Traps.
New Year’s Eve – Las Vegas kicks off our one hundred year Centennial this New Year’s Eve with a $600,000 fireworks show taking place up and down the entire Las Vegas Strip! Related links and information:
- Resort and Hotel Parties, Balls, Events, Bashes and Fireworks
- New Year’s Eve Streaming Video
- New Year’s Eve Photos
- Hotel Tips To Find Discount and Best Room Rates On New Year’s Eve
- General Tips: Location, Weather, Crowds, Parking, and Eating
- Party Tips For The Street Party: Boozing, Bathrooms, Police, and Flashing
- New Year’s plans are dynamite – 300,000 visitors expected for fireworks show, celebration
- Valley to launch New Year with a bang
- Las Vegas Set to Launch Year-Long ‘Over the Top’ Centennial Celebration
- Las Vegas stakes claim as ultimate New Year’s Eve town
New Year’s Eve VIP Private Party at Body English – Ring in the New Year with a VIP party at Body English, the fabulous nightclub inside the Hard Rock. This subterranean hotspot regularly plays host to “A-list” celebrities. Now you can party like a rockstar with an open bar, dedicated cocktail server, and party favors at this exclusive event. Quantities are extremely limited for this private event, so book now! Call (Toll Free US) 800-696-5721 for details.
VegasTalk Radio Show – The only Internet Radio Variety Show from Las Vegas about Las Vegas! The weekly variety and entertainment show broadcasts live at 9:00AM Pacific Time and is archived online at the VegasTalk Radio website. If you are visiting soon, or you just love Las Vegas, listen each week and listen to the archives available 24/7.
Aussie Angels – The producers of Thunder From Down Under, presents the Aussie Angels. Eight of the sexiest, most beautiful, talented dancers of ôThe Wonders From Down Underö takes the art of burlesque into new heights, with a hot new, provocative high energy show, with a variety of costume and theme changes. Click for Aussie Angels show info.
Monorail Just About Back On Track – Monorail workers are gunning to have it running again by New Year’s Eve. Links to the stories:
- Monorail shafted in the drive
- Monorail heads for final testing – Reopening to passengers possible as soon as month’s end
- Monorail tests enter last stage – Officials hope system leaving all its troubles behind
- Monorail’s restart expected in days – Las Vegas board approves $25 million 2005 operating budget
NASCAR Champion #97: Las Vegas’ Kurt Busch – We congratulate our favorite driver, Las Vegas native Kurt Busch on taking the NASCAR Nextel Cup 2004 Championship. He’s also one of the most hated drivers on NASCAR. So to all you Junior or Gordon or Stewart or other driver fans: Drink your Bud, stop by the Home Depot, buy some Dupont paint, then come cheer your guy and boo the #97 car in his hometown during 2005 Cup stop here in Las Vegas on March 13, 2005.
We have some great ticket and lodging packages, but they are going quickly as it is one of the first races of the season. Click to our Las Vegas NASCAR Nextel Cup 2005 page or call (Toll Free US) 800-696-5721 for more info. Las Vegas has traditionally been the second highest rated broadcast of the season (behind Daytona). This year, grab family and friends and see it live!
Michael Johns Comedy Hypnosis Show – recently got a really nice write-up in a local paper. As you know, we’ve had a coupon for absolutely free admission to this show for newsletter readers the past couple of months! Coupon ends Dec. 30, 2005 so there is still time to get in on this! Related links:
- Michael Johns Comedy Hypnosis Show Ticket Info
- Michael Johns Comedy Hypnosis Show Free Coupon (expires Dec. 30, 2004)
- Game of Trance (newspaper article)
Airport Parking Reservations for All US Airports – You know how it is to get to the airport and hunt for parking. Especially during peak times like the holidays. Airport Parking Reservations fixes that problem. You can reserve your parking online, guaranteed and often at a discount. I love this concept! One less thing to worry about when you travel. Check out Airport Parking Reservations.Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman – recently said “I love to have a good time. I drink to excess. I gamble to excess. I’m up reading at 2 a.m.” (as quoted recently in the Las Vegas Business Press).
Designated Driver Service – If you drive to Las Vegas, or rent a car so you can maximize your time, you might find yourself away from your hotel and partying like you do in Las Vegas! Instead of risking the drive, Designated Drivers, Inc. will drive you and your car back to your hotel (or wherever else you are in the Las Vegas Valley) for $45.00. Small price to pay to get you and your car back to home base and skip being jailed on vacation. This is a year-around service! Check them out at Designated Drivers, Inc.
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