Lawry’s The Prime Rib
Also In This Issue – January 28, 2004: Newkirk’s Notes, Best Kept Secret – Flamingo Wildlife Habitat , Roy Horn Update, Free Streaming Golf Lessons, Super Bowl Parties, Martin Nievera, NASCAR Las Vegas, more
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Newkirk’s Notes – comments on Las Vegas from AccessVegas.Com publisher Ted Newkirk:
Hello from Las Vegas! Highs this next week will be in the 60’s (F) and the cold and snow in much of the US doesn’t look like it is letting up soon. Can’t say I’d trade places with those of you snow and icebound, but this is a great time to get away to Las Vegas and warm up.
Our pick for the best Super Bowl party this Sunday? AladdinÆs Big Game Party features gorgeous Hawaiian Tropic models, a chance to win $100,000, giveaways … oh, the game on huge screens.
Valentine’s Day – is right around the corner. Easy for us guys to forget (hey, Super Bowl is on tap, NASCAR is starting … ) and if you didn’t measure up last year, take her to Vegas this year and all will be forgiven. Plus, it falls on a Saturday so the odds are you have the day off.
Rooms aren’t going to be cheap on short notice, so use our expert advice that we give for New Year’s Eve bookings to nail that Valentines room in Vegas. She’ll be the envy of her friends (and you get to go to Vegas)!
Best Kept Secret – Flamingo Wildlife Habitat is among the best kept secrets in Las Vegas … and it is free! Home to a flock of live Chilean Flamingos, African penguins, swans, ducks, Koi, and turtles populating the grounds, this is a favorite of ours to unwind or take someone for a romantic walk. The carefully tended gardens, tropical plants, and waterfalls are amazing.
You can find the habitat at the Flamingo Las Vegas by heading back in the direction of the buffet. As noted, this is free and open to the public. Not visiting soon (or want a sneak peek before you get here)? Click to view our Flamingo Wildlife Habitat photos!
Roy Horn Update – Roy (Siegfried and Roy) Horn is progressing very well, according to Las Vegas gossip columnist Norm. Click to read the details
Speaking of … word is that Siegfried and Roy will be replaced with a Cirque Du Soleil show. That combined with the Cirque style show Celine Dion – A New Day and a Cirque style show scheduled for Wynn Las Vegas, and the one soon to come online at the MGM Grand will bring this unique show style to seven different venues.
Will supply outstrip demand? Probably not as these unique, high-end productions are sensory delights that make a lifetime impression. If you get a chance to see Cirque du Soleil shows O, Mystere, or Zumanity, grab it. Tickets are constantly in high demand.
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Martin Nievera – Word is out that this Philippine-born entertainer is singing up a storm downtown at the Golden Nugget. We had to miss the press preview(I had the flu) but look forward to seeing him soon. In the meantime, don’t pass up this talented entertainer bringing back a taste of “old Vegas” with a new touch. Click for Martin Nievera show info
Streaming Video Golf Lessons Part 6: Impact – We’ve teamed up with Revere Anthem Golf Club Director of Instruction Chris Eastman (in conjunction with ChefLive.com) and put together a series of eight streaming video golf tips.
Chris starts with fundamentals like aim and grip, and works through some of the finer points of the game. This week: Lesson 6 – Impact. Click To View All Streaming Lessons
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Las Vegas News and Events
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Las Vegas Cabby Wins World Record Nickel Slot Jackpot Elvira(R) Machine Pays $3.2 Million
Las Vegan Wins World Poker Tour Title
Imperial Palace Offers Dinner and Show Package to Guests
Mac King Breaks WorldÆs Longest Game of Telephone Record
Clint Holmes’ New Harrah’s Show Celebrates Musical Journey
Festive Latin Carnival at Las Vegas Art Museum Feb. 20
Cannery Casino Hotel Presents Motor Madness Month
Amazing Jonathan returns to the Golden Nugget
Tony n Tina’s Wedding Celebrates With Valentines Shows
Celebrate Mardi Gras Las Vegas At The Rio
Las Vegas Art Museum Offers Two New Exhibitions
Maxxis U.S. Open Returns To MGM Oct. 8-10
New York Steak and Crab Cakes At Jerry’s Nugget
Las Vegas Art Museum Exhibitions & Events Calendar
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Lawry’s The Prime Rib
By Barbara Hendricks and Robert Waller
|Lawry’s The Prime Rib is at first glance an elegant, simple and well known eating establishment. Located on Las Vegas’ famed “restaurant row” just a mile from The Strip, Lawry’s dramatic Art Deco design, rich woods and vibrant colors welcome you into a setting that has an extraordinary feeling of warmth and elegance.|
The dÚcor is tasteful but doesn’t scream snobbery. The staff is very well trained and many have been with the company for decades. Their helpful nature and hospitable attitude defines the culture that is Lawry’s.
Let’s talk about the food. Wow! Bring your appetite. Good size proportions, and the entire menu from salads to entrees, and (of course) deserts are excellent.
Click to read the full review
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