Access Vegas Insider Vibe October 30, 2013 Insider Vibe

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Thanksgiving Las Vegas 2013

Celebrate A November To Remember With Holiday Specials At Trevi – Trevi will be open during full normal operating hours from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28. Pastry Chef Hank Sbraccia will honor the occasion by offering a specialty cranberry gelato from Monday, Nov. 25, through Sunday, Dec. 1, for $4.50 per scoop. The unique creation combines dried cranberries, vanilla gelato, a cranberry juice reduction and simple syrup.

Following Thanksgiving, shoppers bustling through The Forum Shops for Black Friday will enjoy a moment’s peace with Trevi’s Bellinis, priced exclusively at $3 for the entire day on Friday, Nov. 29.

Las Vegas Shows, Headliners, And Concerts

Las Vegas Dining

Lavo Launches Third Season Of Saturday Champagne Brunch And Debuts Proper Brunch Every Sunday – Brunch season kicked into full swing at Lavo Italian Restaurant and Nightclub the weekend of October 19 and 20, 2013 as the third season of its famed champagne party brunch kicks off on Saturday and a new proper brunch is introduced on Sunday.

More Las Vegas News

Guests Will “See Red” At Valentino’s “Rogue” Exhibit At The Shops At Crystals – Valentino invites you to discover its exclusive ROUGE exhibit at The Shops at Crystals. The ROUGE exhibit showcases red-only ready-to-wear looks from Pre-Fall 2013 Collection, as well as pieces from the Valentino Garavani “Rockstud Rouge” Collection, which consists of best-selling iconic accessories including handbags, shoes and small leather goods. Featuring linear compositions and all-over lacquered studs, the pieces are displayed within glossy red trunks for a high-impact statement.

Rockhouse Plays Some Beer Pong During Tournament Tuesdays – Every Tuesday, beer pong-loving partygoers can compete in Tournament Tuesdays at Rockhouse, located at Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian | The Palazzo. Starting at 9 p.m., the ultra-dive bar offers complimentary, all-night open bar access and tournament entry to employees of The Venetian, The Palazzo, Grand Canal Shoppes and all local industry with valid ID that sign-up. Locals and Sin City visitors can purchase tournament entry and open bar access for $25.

Neon Nights Helicopter Air TourNeon Nights Helicopter Air Tour – Sip champagne prior to boarding one of the Neon Nights helicopter tours and then take off for an unparalleled perspective of the “City of Lights.” Your Las Vegas sightseeing tour takes you: Over the famed Las Vegas Strip, brushing close to popular sites;

Ascend above downtown Glitter Gulch before approaching the neon splendor of some of the world’s most renowned megaresorts; Near Las Vegas’ newest addition, City Center; Soaring over the enchanting Bellagio fountains; And over the never-fading light of the Luxor pyramid.

Click To Book Your Neon Nights Helicopter Air Tour Now!

Upcoming Las Vegas Events And Holidays

Latest Las Vegas Concerts Added This Week!

There is no better place to see your favorite acts then in Las Vegas! You’re relaxed, can enjoy a fine meal, have some cocktails without the worry of driving, and no alarm is going to jar you awake all too early the next morning.

Top Tickets For All United States Events

Did you know that we not only sell premium concert and event tickets for Las Vegas, but also for the entire United States as well? If you can’t make it to Vegas, treat yourself to some great seats for something near you:

Most Popular Sports Tickets Most Popular Concert Tickets
NFL Tickets Beyonce Tickets
– Dallas Cowboys Tickets Cher Tickets
– San Francisco 49ers Tickets Drake Tickets
– New Orleans Saints Tickets Eagles Tickets
– Denver Broncos Tickets Elton John Tickets
World Series Tickets George Strait
NHL Tickets Jason Aldean Tickets
– Chicago Blackhawks Tickets Jay Z Tickets
– Pittsburgh Penguins Tickets John Mayer Tickets
– Washington Capitals Tickets Justin Timberlake Tickets
– Detroit Red Wings Tickets Kanye West Tickets
NBA Tickets Michael Buble Tickets
– Los Angeles Lakers Tickets Pearl Jam Tickets
– Miami HEAT Tickets Pink Tickets
College Football Tickets Zac Brown Band Tickets

Newkirk’s Notes: The Boss Speaks…

Newkirk’s Notes are comments and insight from AccessVegas.Com publisher and 20+ year Las Vegas resident Ted Newkirk:

Hello From Las Vegas! – 77 mile per hour gusting winds ushered out summer over this past weekend. For the most part, temperatures the next couple of weeks will be pretty much in line with the average November high of 67 F. First time visitors or those who traditionally don’t visit during the cooler months can be unpleasantly prepared during our four cooler months. So for the record, the December, January, and February averages are 57, 58, and 63 respectively. Dress accordingly. (We get back to 70 in March).

Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino sign

Luck Be A Lady – One of the often-asked questions over the past few years has been “What is up with the Lady Luck”? Regular Vegas visitors know that the Lady Luck was a fairly loved downtown hotel/casino catering the mid-range visitor. It was closed for renovation in early 2006. Fast forward over seven years…

Street view of the exterior of Downtown Grand

The Lady Luck has just (and finally) reopened as the Downtown Grand after $100 million in renovations. Note: The “official” opening is on 11.12.13 (get it) but the soft opening was this past Sunday evening at 5 PM with the casino, rooms, bars, and some dining options functional.

Steve Wynn makes the first roll at the craps table at Downtown Grand
Las Vegas casino owner legend Steve Wynn tosses out the first ceremonial roll of the dice. Photo courtesy Downtown Grand

The Steward & Ogden Restaurant inside Downtown Grand
Stewart and Ogden restaurant has a two-faceted menu representing the different tastes of the restaurant namesakes, both of which played rolls in the founding of Las Vegas.

 Sexy girl poses with frozen margarita machines at the Night Island Bar inside Downtown Grand
Ninth Island features the Hawaiian favorite of shave ice (not a typo) and the ever-popular slushy booze drinks.

The Art Bar inside Downtown Grand
Art Bar

The ceiling of the Art Bar inside Downtown Grand
Ceiling of the Art Bar

Hotel registration and lobby of Downtown Grand
Registration Area

Gamblers play craps during the soft opening of the Downtown Grand
Busy casino on opening night. Photo courtesy Downtown Grand

Downtown Grand is a must-see on your next downtown visit. Go to where the Four Queens meets The D and walk one block north (away from the performance stage).

Hope you are enjoying this issue! I’m enjoying family in town and missing regular features will return next week.

Associate Editor / News Researcher: Rick Ziegler

Concerts and Headliners: Amy Rayner-Cooley

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