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Don Chareunsy

Senior Editor/celebrity & luxe

Don was born in Laos and grew up in Montana. He was Helena High's yearbook and newspaper editor and, after graduating from Gonzaga University with journalism and political science degrees, was a Dow Jones copy-editing intern at the San Jose Mercury News. His resume: The Orange County Register, Hollywood.com, Los Angeles Times, The San Diego Union-Tribune and, since 2008, Vegas DeLuxe and the Sun, where he is entertainment editor.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • A&E

    Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015

    The weather wasn’t the only thing that was hot and sizzling Wednesday night at Border Grill, as “Top Chef Masters” cheftestants Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken, along with Rick Moonen and Hugh Acheson, hosted a reunion dinner.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015

    Celebrity chef and “Top Chef” alumnus Brian Malarkey’s California-inspired, ocean-to-table restaurant Herringbone is set to open at Aria this winter, and Geno Bernardo, who Las Vegas knows from Nove Italiano in the Palms, has been hired to lead the kitchen.

  • Features

    Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015

    Las Vegas serves the world's most revered beef in some of the most spectacular restaurant surroundings ... prepare to make meal memories.

  • A&E

    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Also: SW Steakhouse at Wynn Las Vegas will close Monday for renovations with a scheduled reopening of Aug. 14. During the closure, signature SW Steakhouse dishes will be served at Lakeside by executive chef David Walzog, who oversees both restaurants.

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 25, 2015

    New Las Vegas mega-club hotspot Omnia at Caesars Palace announced this morning the addition of Grammy Award-nominated and multiplatinum-selling artist Steve Angello to its list of highly acclaimed and superstar-DJ roster.

  • A&E

    Sunday, June 21, 2015

    No, there was actually no hangover today. It’s impossible when one sticks with only water on Night 2 of the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. (Second-hand smoke from marijuana is another matter — contact high, anyone?)

  • A&E

    Saturday, June 20, 2015

    Twenty-seven-year-old Dutch DJ and producer Hardwell, birth name Robbert van de Corput, has a headline set at Kinetic Field from 1:15 to 2:25 a.m. Sunday at the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

  • A&E

    Saturday, June 20, 2015

    The new Carnival Square with multiple options for food and beverages, meet-and-greets, photo opps and services (cell phone charging, massages) — plus, bathrooms instead of outhouses — is a terrific and smart addition this year.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, June 10, 2015

    In the ultra-competitive and one-upmanship industry of Las Vegas nightlife, it hasn’t been without foresight, thought, ingenuity and, frankly, a lot of money that Surrender Nightclub and Encore Beach Club at Steve Wynn’s Encore Las Vegas are celebrating five years.

  • Food

    Thursday, April 9, 2015

    Simon is set to close its doors in May, which means time's running out for your final order of Frosted Flakes French toast.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

    Golden Nugget Laughlin on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

    The USS Riverboat Tour of Laughlin on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

    The carpet at Golden Nugget Laughlin on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

    The Aquarium on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, in Laughlin.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

    Golden Nugget Laughlin on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.