Jeff Timmons of ’98 Degrees’ Weathers the Storm

Sin City’s resident super-hunk on quarantine, creativity and some very pesky buttons… Boy bands. Every decade has its share. Some, like The Beatles, create a lasting legacy while others yield punchlines or are forgotten. Resilient members re-invent themselves, branching off in new directions until the inevitable reunion tour. Jeff Timmons of 98 Degrees has experienced most of … Continue reading “Jeff Timmons of ’98 Degrees’ Weathers the Storm”

Get ‘Portnoyed’ With Sin City’s Philanthropic Artist

Famed caricaturist Neal Portnoy donates talent and funds to furloughed Las Vegas performers… Update 7/12/20 – In addition to the wonderful effort that Portnoy Gallery has put forth to assist entertainers in the community, this year it will be hosting a benefit for St. Jude Ranch for Children. The announcement from Dorothy Cannata Portnoy is … Continue reading “Get ‘Portnoyed’ With Sin City’s Philanthropic Artist”

COVID-19 Aftermath – Shows Most Likely (and Least Likely) To Return

Taking a hard and painful look at the Vegas entertainment landscape as Sin City’s quarantine drags on… As a devoted enthusiast of Sin City entertainment, it pains me to think of the hundreds of gifted performers currently out of work during the pandemic shutdown. Devoted to a volatile industry in which success is never guaranteed, … Continue reading “COVID-19 Aftermath – Shows Most Likely (and Least Likely) To Return”

THE BEST VEGAS SHOWS FOR $59 (OR LESS) TO SEE NOW

Click HERE to read the BestOfVegas version of this article and buy tickets to these shows and more at sale prices of $59 or less… Everyone loves a bargain, especially when it comes to stretching your entertainment dollar. Those deals become even better when you know how to get the most bang for your buck. … Continue reading “THE BEST VEGAS SHOWS FOR $59 (OR LESS) TO SEE NOW”

2019 – The Year in Review: See It or Skip It?

A quick-reference guide for current shows and my take on their worthiness for your hard-earned discretionary income… With all of the productions that have come and gone in 2019, it’s tough to know what is playing, let alone what to see. This is the most complete list of titles I could compile as of 12/22/19. … Continue reading “2019 – The Year in Review: See It or Skip It?”

Hot Guys of Vegas – Humanitarians and the Humane

The latest of my series on the good-looking men who make Las Vegas a better place to live… Hard to believe so much time has passed, but it’s been five whole months since my last entry in the “Hot Guys of Vegas” series! Since we’ve just come out of the “Season of Giving”, it only … Continue reading “Hot Guys of Vegas – Humanitarians and the Humane”

NSPCA and FLO Advertising Team Up to Save Animals In Need

High-tech mobile digital billboard brings much-needed attention to Nevada’s no-kill shelter… You’ve seen them on the Strip, grabbing the attention of thousands of tourists with its stunning clarity and brightness. You’ve read my articles touting their collaborations with PALMS Casino and SAW ESCAPE EXPERIENCE. You might have witnessed seen my own visage frightening visitors a … Continue reading “NSPCA and FLO Advertising Team Up to Save Animals In Need”

Vegas 2018 – Best of the Best, Worst of the Worst in Smaller Shows

Which one ones to rush to…and a few to steer clear of… Earlier this week I put the spotlight on a few of the more spectacular resident productions on the Strip (read here). But for every grand-scale shows there are a dozen or more economical choices vying for your entertainment dollar. These little guys must … Continue reading “Vegas 2018 – Best of the Best, Worst of the Worst in Smaller Shows”

Vegas Don’ts: “What Was I Thinking?”

A YOUNG MOTHER SHARES HOW TAKING HER CHILD TO SIN CITY RUINED HER LOVE FOR LAS VEGAS… Not long ago I struck up a conversation with a staffer at my orthodontist appointment (in Salem, Oregon where I moved from last fall). When asked what I do for a living, I described my column and how … Continue reading “Vegas Don’ts: “What Was I Thinking?””

Food and Fun Come Together at ‘sixth + mill’

Venetian’s latest culinary offering brings the flavor of southern Italy to St. Mark’s Square… If you’ve ever visited the city of Venice, you no doubt have fond memories of indulging in the wonderful tastes of the local cuisine, most likely from a scenic outdoor patio. The dining opportunities of that amazing destination are one of … Continue reading “Food and Fun Come Together at ‘sixth + mill’”