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Beer Park has picnic tables, chilled-out rooftop views of Bellagio’s fountains and Bavarian-style sausages. Easy fun.

More and more, you can treat the Boulevard like your backyard

May 25th, 2016

Beer Park has picnic tables, chilled-out rooftop views of Bellagio’s fountains and Bavarian-style sausages. Easy fun.

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