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Hello From Las Vegas! O.J. is gone from town (flying commercial to Ft. Lauderdale… you can have him down there). Britney Spears is on the cover of every magazine, but old news here.
But… this is Las Vegas. Unquestionably the next big story splashed all across the magazines and news channels is just around the corner!
Las Vegas: Always Sunny and Hot? Always sunny, yes. However… things do cool down over the fall and winter months. Here are the average highs and lows through the end of the year:
- October 81/57 F
- November 66/44 F
- December 57/37 F
- January 57/37 F (not a misprint… same as December)
- February 63/41 F
- March 69/47 F
A strong word of warning: We are in the middle of an unpredictable desert. It can often be 10 degrees above or below the average temps, and occasional winds can make the overnight low feel colder than the average.
On the flip side, many of you would kill for a 60 degree day in the middle of winter. As fall starts to chill where you are and the cold is no longer a novelty, come spend some time with us here.
P.S. Guys, plan the trip around the weekend your team is playing a big game so you can enjoy a nice, legal bet on it! (Ladies, if you aren’t a fan, the time during the game is a great time to hit a spa or take in our famous shopping).
Enjoy This Issue!
The Second Annual Pure Aloha Fall Festival Brings The “Hawaii Nei” To The Cannery Casino & Hotel – Festival Presented By Vizzun Entertainment And Will Run October 12 Through October 14 – There will be lots of “good fun” and “ono” food at the Second Annual Pure Aloha Fall Festival presented by Vizzun Entertainment at the Cannery Casino & Hotel. The three-day festival runs Friday, October 12 through Sunday, October 14 and will be held at the Club, an indoor/outdoor festival venue located at the Cannery Casino & Hotel. The event includes concerts from some of the most popular Hawaiian and Polynesian acts and daytime festivals that bring a little bit of the Hawaiian homeland to Las Vegas. Click to Read The Full Story …
California Girl Brandyn Horsley Joins ‘Crazy Girls’ – New Dancer Performs In ‘Las Vegas’ Sexiest Topless Revue’ – Brandyn is a native of Huntington Beach, California and moved to Las Vegas about two years ago when I was 18 and she fell in love with dancing in “Crazy Girls” (Tickets) at the Riviera Hotel & Casino. Brandyn said, “My parents moved to Las Vegas to retire and my mom went back to work. My Dad is a real estate broker and the whole market just fell apart. My mom works for NEC which manages phone systems for major corporations. I’m an only child. I loved growing up a half-block from the beach. I graduated from high school at 16 and then went to college and got my real estate license. I came to Las Vegas out of boredom. I used to help my parents by doing paperwork and holding open houses. There isn’t anything near the water for less than a million dollars these days.” Click to Read The Full Story …
BBQ Kicks Off Coca-Cola Corn Maze In Glendale On Friday, Oct. 5 – Nevada’s largest corn maze 25 minutes north of NLV to run from 5-8 p.m. The 4th annual Haunted Corn Maze in Glendale in celebration of Nevada Day and Halloween is only 25 minutes north of North Las Vegas via I-15 and features an old-fashioned Coca-Cola bottle and kicks off with a BBQ on Friday, Oct. 5 from 5-8 p.m. Click to Read The Full Story …
Winter’s Hottest Annual Arena Rock Attraction Trans-Siberian Orchestra Returns To Las Vegas To Perform At Mandalay Bay Events Center Sunday, November 18 – Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO), will bring its much anticipated live-rock extravaganza to the Mandalay Bay Events Center Sunday, Nov. 18. (Tickets) The concert is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. In the true spirit of the holiday giving, $1 from every ticket sold will benefit a local charity. Established in 1996 by producer, composer and lyricist Paul O’Neill, TSO has been a true rock mega-success. Click to Read The Full Story …
Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo Set To Perform At Buffalo Bill’s Star Of The Desert Arena – WHO: Pat Benatar is a four-time Grammy award-winner and one of the top female power-ballad performers of all time. (Tickets) Coupled with accomplished guitarist, songwriter and producer Neil Giraldo, Benatar is staged to thrill audiences with rock music hits such as “Love is a Battlefield,” “Hit Me with Your Best Shot” and “We Belong.” WHAT: Benatar and Giraldo will perform at Buffalo Bill’s Star of the Desert Arena in Primm, Nevada on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. Click to Read The Full Story …
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Reader Submitted Photos:
Just thought we’d share our prettiest pics. The first is obvious…leaving Las Vegas early Sunday morning, the second pic is looking outside the window on Fremont Street (Binions Hotel room). Hope ya’ll like ’em!
Mike & Gina Castilleja
Hi Ted and everyone at ‘Access Vegas’,
This is the first photograph I took when I arrived in Las Vegas, it was taken just outside of the airport. It’s one of my most favourite photos and it always makes me feel good. It reminds me of the heat and excitement of my first trip to Vegas, (I’m coming back again in August).
Thanks for all the great Las Vegas info guys!
Chrissie Sharman (UK)
If you have a great photo of Las Vegas to share with our readers (can be artistic or just a really enjoyable photo), send them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Just wanted to say I have had a blast every time I have visited Vegas . my friends and I, love it there. I have been to Vegas 4 times since 2005 and stay somewhere different each time …
I think I now know more about Vegas than anyone who lives there . I am thinking of coming back again in September or October 2007 …..
Carolyn A. Bailey
Thanks for the great letter. Undoubtedly, most of our readers do end up knowing more about Las Vegas than most of the people living here. Even people who work on The Strip come in, work, and go to their homes miles from the action. Even the “inside” info they have is often rumor of something they heard fourth hand.
We report either through direct experience or information and reports received directly from the sources and go out of our way to forgo rumors and information not directly obtained from those in charge. In addition, everybody who works on this newsletter or our site is someone who enjoys the attractions and activities on a regular basis.
The bottom line is that we love Las Vegas, and enjoy sharing our enjoyment with everybody. We do ask all readers who appreciate this newsletter to check out our great sponsors and use our hotel, show, and ticket booking links when planning a Vegas visit. Those great sponsors help keep this newsletter well researched and free!
More Las Vegas News – Concerts – Events
Blue Man Group Donates Performance To Opportunity Village – VIP Packages Available And Special Raffle Prize To Be Awarded
Raise Your Beer Stein For “Cavetoberfest,” One-Night Only German Performance Of “Defending the Caveman”
Nevada Ballet Theatre Launches New Season! – Twyla Tharp, Balanchine Works Expands Repertoire
Trader Vic’s Las Vegas Restaurant Now Open
Peace Frog, A Tribute to The Doors, Breaks On Through To The Cannery Casino & Hotel For A Two-Night Engagement – Acclaimed Tribute Act To Perform Friday, October 19 And Saturday, October 20
Renowned Photographer Jerry Metellus Opens “Moshion” Exhibit, October 16 – Artwork To Be Displayed At Sahara West Library Features Dancers From Nevada Ballet Theatre
Las Vegas Art Museum Presents Las Vegas Diaspora: The Emergence of Contemporary Art From The Neon Homeland September 30 — December 30, 2007
The Cannery Casino & Hotel Relocates to “Allison Road” When it Hosts the Gin Blossoms on November 10
Kelly Clinton To Preview New One Woman Show
Station Casinos Announces Free Concert Series – Concerts Span Multiple Genres Including Average White Band, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Scandal With Patty Smyth And More
Insult Comedian And Celebrity Roaster Vinnie Favorito To Host – “Check Your F*#@ing Attitude At The Door” Re-signing Party At O’Sheas
Las Vegas, the Craziest City
Rising Foreclosures Impact Las Vegas Bankruptcies
Slumping Las Vegas market shows where U.S. housing is headed
Las Vegas Hilton Finishes More Than 1,500 Room Refurbishments
Confessions of a Vegas massage therapist – ‘A classy spa doesn’t guarantee classy clients’
Web site ranks Las Vegas as nation’s most overbuilt city
Art world no longer could ignore Vegas
Wingstop Looks to Showcase Brand in Vegas
Condo-hotels offer Las Vegas visitors another option
Steve Wynn’s Vegas Vision Turned Into Reality
Sam’s Town player wins huge jackpot
Seoul food – San-Toki takes Korean dining to another level
Is ‘what happens in Vegas’ past due?
Survey suggests LV furniture market gaining traction
New DUI Laws Take Effect Oct. 1
Bites of Beauty: Flavorful touches update traditional dishes at B&B Ristorante
Show Evolution: Celine Dion has grown into ‘A New Day’
After five years at the Rio, making magic comes easier for Penn & Teller
Barry Manilow hitting the road again
Oddsmakers expect dancers’ missteps
‘Apprentice’ champion steps out of the tube, onto the Strip
Local home sales stay down – Condos push median home prices higher
What two New York Times stories say about the soul of Las Vegas
Violent crime in LV keeps growing – Police cite problems associated with meth
Coming Hot Holidays – The following dates are huge times to be in Las Vegas, and rooms are in high demand. Booking in advance is the best way to save. Visit our friends at Las Vegas Hotel Deals and spend one of the following hot dates having fun in Las Vegas:
- Columbus Day (USA), Thanksgiving Day (Canada) October 6-8 (3 day weekend)
- Christmas December 25 (4 day weekend – Christmas on Tuesday)
- New Year’s Eve-Day December 29 – January 1 (4 day weekend – New Years on Tuesday)
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