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CityCenter isn’t really a thing anymore. It’s all about Aria.

Aria is becoming the elite resort it always promised

October 28th, 2015

CityCenter isn’t really a thing anymore. It’s all about Aria.

  • Considering the volume of events that will undoubtedly be planned for the arena and the new theater, and recognizing that these casino garages already fill ...

  • If you’ve spent any time inside the D or the Golden Gate, it’s easy to see why this deal should be great for Fremont Street.

  • The water comes to life like never before.

  • “Keep The Party Going!” it screams at you, as if Vegas needs help in that department

  • There are many Vegas casinos that never were, but arguably the most pivotal nonexistent project was the Godfather.

  • After a quick buildout at its new location, Fukuburger is back in business on the Strip.

  • A different, slightly blurry way of looking at the expansive Strip development.

  • Will the soon-to-open Grand Bazaar Shops charm Strip pedestrians?

  • New noodles at the California are a good start.

  • Years from now, we might look back at 2014 as the year momentum on the Strip began to build again.

  • While some are working towards bringing MLS or NHL teams here, Vegas is a basketball city.

  • Annual checkup: The Downtown hotel and casino celebrated its one-year anniversary late last month.

  • Veteran chef Tsutomo Molde's just-off-Strip Japanese steakhouse draws a diverse, very Vegas crowd.

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