Access Vegas Insider Vibe September 30, 2014

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Neon Dream Vegas helicopter tour: Soar out to and over Hoover Dam/Lake Mead, Fremont Experience and entire Strip!


Flightlinez Bootleg Canyon Tour: Soar over the desert at 60 mph seeing scenic wildlife from ziplines.


Western Sunset Horseback + BBQ Dinner Ride through stunning scenery surrounding Vegas. Truly experience the west!

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If this looks like fun, you need to add this adventure to your Las Vegas itinerary! Just north of Las Vegas, the stunning Valley Of Fire sits ready to enjoy. Starting around $220 per person (about what you’d lose gambling and spend on shopping, beer, and lunch for the day anyway), you and up to 6 friends will be picked up at your hotel, taken to the Valley Of Fire, get 3.5 hours of dune buggy time over this awesome desert terrain, and lunch and bottled water are included. Then, transport back to your hotel where you can shower up for your night on the town.
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Shows, Concerts, And Headliners

On Tap For ‘Absinthe’: Twin Dancing Tandem Of Sean & John

news-On-tap-for-Absinthe-Twin-dancing-tandem-Sean-John-450x299 Las VegasÆ twin towers of tap are heading to one of the StripÆs hottest shows. Sean and John Scott, more famously known as Sean & John, are premiering in ôAbsintheö at Caesars Palace on Thursday night. The duo has most recently performed in ôVegas Nocturneö at the CosmopolitanÆs Rose. Rabbit. Lie. but were left without a stage when that show closed July 12.

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A Little L.A. Away from L.A. at the SLS Las Vegas

news-A-Little-LA-Away-from-LA-at-SLS No wonder a local journalist referred to the SLS Las Vegas – the Philippe Starck-infused resort that now inhabits what was once the iconic Saharaùas a ôbest-of-L.A. sample box.ö Inside its gleaming white, palm-fronted face are plenty of Los Angeles imports, courtesy of owner Sam Nazarian: Jose AndresÆ Bazaar Meat; the Griddle Cafe, just the second location of the Sunset Boulevard staple; Umami Burger; the Sayers Club music venue; and, perhaps most brand-forward, some 10,000 square feet of Fred Segal retail space parceled among seven distinct shops.

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Fremont Street Experience

Wednesdays Downtown Returns To Fremont East Entertainment District

news-Painters-Lounge-Wednesdays-Downtown-450x299 Wednesdays Downtown will go back to Fremont East Entertainment District beginning on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. The weekly event unites local companies to change the region right into a festive block party having a Food Truck Village, Artists Lounge, the ôWorldÆs Finest Happy Hour by Coors,ö Quiet Disco and much more, from 6 p.m. to night time. The autumn number of Wednesdays Downtown will tell you the finish of October.

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Las Vegas Attractions

Keith Evans, The City’s Lion King, Still Working To Keep His Habitat Alive

news-Keith-Evans-the-citys-lion-king MGM Grand ended its partnership with Evans and his lions in January 2012, a casualty of the hotel’s $160 million renovation that led to the construction of Hakkasan and the theater for Beacher’s Madhouse. The lions and staff are now in place at Lion Habitat Ranch on Bruner Avenue about 1 1/2 miles southeast of St. Rose Parkway.

This is Evans’ home, and home to what is now a family of 47 cats, at least two ostriches and – coming soon – a young giraffe currently being cared for at Tanganyika Wildlife Reserve in Kansas.

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Dining In Las Vegas

Red Dragon To Host Las Vegas Foodie Fest At The Linq Promenade – White Castle Returns To Highlight Ultimate Foodie Experience

news-Las-Vegas-Foodie-Fest-White-Castle-450x271 Las Vegas Foodie Fest presented by Pepsi, a Red Dragon event, will take place from Wednesday, October 15, through Sunday, October 19, with a new location at The LINQ Promenade û Caesars EntertainmentÆs open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district. Foodies will enjoy the fun from 4 p.m. to midnight Wednesday through Friday, noon to midnight on Saturday and noon to 10 p.m. on Sunday.

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Taste the Fall with KGB: KerryÆs Gourmet Burgers Las Vegas Seasonal Offerings

news-KGB-Philly-Cheese-Steak-Burger As the weather begins to cool in October, guests can feast on the hearty Philly Cheese Steak Burger and savor the rich Chocolate Hazelnut Shake. Topped with American cheese, thinly sliced grilled steak, peppers, onions and mushrooms smothered with white cheddar cheese sauce, OctoberÆs burger of the month will satisfy cravings all month long. The Chocolate Hazelnut shake is the ideal companion, made from homemade chocolate hazelnut ice cream and topped with praline pieces.

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Drink For Pink To Help With Breast Cancer Research At Cabo Wabo Las Vegas

news-Cabo-Wabo-Cantina-strip-side-patio-250x166 Cabo Wabo Cantina will recognize National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by providing an offering of niche cocktails and pink wrist bands throughout October. Part of the arises from each drink is going to be contributed to Susan G. Komen of Southern Nevada.

The Strip-side party destination brings back two limited-time faves, the Chi-Chi Rita and also the Ta-Ta Tini, solely from Wednesday, October 1, through Friday, October 31. The Chi-Chi Rita is made from Cabo Wabo Tequila, Monin Desert Pear syrup, Grand Marnier and sweet and sour and also the Ta-Ta Tini is really a tasty mixture of Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum Red-colored Mind, Coco Lopez and pineapple juice.

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More Las Vegas News

RÝ Rß Las Vegas Hosts 16-Day Concert In Attempt To Break Guinness World Record October 1-17

news-Ri-Ra-exterior-250x166 Starting Wednesday, Oct. 1, RÝ Rß Las Vegas, located inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, will host over 16 days of nonstop live music in attempt to break a Guinness World Record.

The concert will kick off at 1 p.m. with music playing for more than 16 days straight with at most a 25-second break between songs and a five-minute break between sets. Guided by Irish musician Dave Browne, the marathon concert will feature a variety of musical styles. Many popular bands and musicians will fly in from Ireland to support the attempt including Liam Reilly of renowned Irish rock band Bagatelle and the founder of the legendary Wolfe Tones, Derek Warfield.

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


    • The Gazillionaire: Episode 1 – For those of you have yet to check out the craziness that is Absinthe at Caesars Palace (or those who have can’t get enough of it), The Gazillionaire, Penny, and the cast have a new web series to check out. WARNING: This is Not Safe For Work and not for those who are easily offended. Cameo by Neil Patrick Harris.
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    • Exclusive Three-Song DJ Medley Unveiled At Bellagio Fountains – On September 17, 2014 the beat dropped and water soared when world-renowned DJ/producer TiÙsto brought the iconic Fountains of Bellagio to life with a never-before-heard medley of three songs off his new album, A Town Called Paradise. “Footprints,” “Rocky” and “Red Lights” serve as the soundtrack to the newest show choreographed by WET, the original fountain creators. This is the first “DJ” pop that has ever been programmed with the fountains.



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