The Incidental Tourist

"Well, we’re a couple guys from Detroit and we’re interested in buying a casino."

Derek Stevens hits all the right notes with his vision of Circa

January 17th, 2019

"Well, we’re a couple guys from Detroit and we’re interested in buying a casino."

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    There’s no indication when Domination might actually happen, but it’s likely this is a postponed show and not a cancelled show.

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    I’ve been recommending this residency to strangers, friends, tourists and locals since I saw it for the first time last year.

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    The property has a lot of great pieces to work with, including stellar restaurants and a variety of entertainment venues.

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    The hard part is describing the mysterious project headed up by rocker Perry Farrell.

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    If you haven’t been there in a while, it might be unrecognizable.

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    I am best-suited to determine the exact geographic delineation of one of the most famous destinations in the world. (Okay, maybe not.)

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    Adding a new sports team to Mandalay’s mix—and Las Vegas’—looks like a genius stroke.

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    The Tao Group will create a nightclub and a dayclub, and new restaurants are coming from Bobby Flay and Vegas newbies Michael Symon and Marc ...

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    The town’s first major league pro sports team has become a phenomenon.

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    A savage journey to the heart of totally unironic fun.

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    MGM Resorts Chairman and CEO Jim Murren has repeatedly said MGM is not interested in building new casinos in Las Vegas, so this is as ...

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    When Hakkasan Group acquired Light Group in 2014, the deal sent serious shockwaves up and down the Strip. It appears to be happening all over ...

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    Here’s the course I would chart as Station Casinos to reinvent what is still one the Valley’s most recognizable resorts.

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    Apologies for hauling out an over-used cliché, but this is a game-changer, and if it wasn’t, why would we do it?

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

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    Thanks to consistent updates—some subtle, some more dramatic—Red Rock feels as fresh as it did on opening day.

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    SLS still has a long way to ago, but if you’ve spent any time there, you’ve probably discovered something worthwhile.

  • Dining

    Las Vegas is one of the greatest restaurant cities in the world but so many terrific dining options can make it difficult to choose your ...

  • Dining

    The 13th annual Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit culinary festival will be back on the Las Vegas Strip May 9-12 with another talented lineup of ...

  • Nightlife

    “The idea was inspired by these terrific parties in Paris and Brussels on rooftops and thinking about how that would work in Las Vegas.”

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    Whether you’re snuggling with your honey or decide you just need a touch of romance, you’ll find all sorts of experiences to spice up your ...

  • Music

    Emmet moved to Las Vegas with his family at age 15 from Rochester, New York, and graduated from Faith Lutheran High School.

  • Recipes

    Diablo's Cantina takes a more authentic turn with executive chef Saul Ortiz, a native of Mexico City known for crafting authentic cuisine ...

  • Music

    The band's new "Sin City Residency" opens on August 14.

  • A&E

    Jennifer Romas will celebrate 1,000 shows at Westgate this year.

  • NewsAllSports

    One day as a youngster, Bryson Stott stepped to the plate in his T-ball league and looked out at an empty infield. In the name ...

  • Dining

    Sip Barolo, nosh on a meat and cheese board and put chocolate on everything.

  • Music

    Deuces Are Wild will feature never-before-seen visuals and audio from Aerosmith recording sessions.

  • News

    Technology has paved the way to many organization methods, swaying us to leave hard copies behind for the ease of digital. With it has also ...

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    During a traumatic event, it’s normal to feel stress and fear. It’s often what saves our lives and is the body’s natural fight-or-flight mechanism, helping ...

  • Music

    “We saw Shania [Twain’s] and Garth [Brooks’ residencies] and we’ve been talking about trying to fall somewhere in the middle of that.”

  • Dining

    Fortunately for lovers of Athens fries, Paymon’s has expanded into the suburbs with locations in the southeast Valley and Summerlin.

  • Music

    The group’s footprint here has included a Joint residency, Kiss by Monster Mini-Golf and Kiss-themed wedding packages.

  • FeaturedLove & Sex 2019

    “I felt like I was always being used as a tool, like, look at this hot porn girl I hang out with. They treated me ...

  • FeaturedLove & Sex 2019

    I discovered the internet a little too early and got really curious with Googling. I was like, you can type in “boobs!”

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    In the U.S., there’s 4,400 unidentified bodies recovered and logged annually, according to National Missing and Unidentified Persons System. Of those, 1,000 stay nameless after ...

  • Dining

    The sandos lasso in ingredients obvious—beef brisket on the Dallas and pulled pork on the Houston—and not so much, like the Waco (ham and pineapple) ...