Must-Visit Vegas: Q & A with Golden Tiki’s Branden Powers

It’s Disneyland for grownups at Chinatown’s throwback lounge… Tucked away in charming Las Vegas Chinatown is a magical little place. Fairly hidden between a jewelry store and a Korean BBQ restaurant, the quaint little storefront is deceptively unobtrusive. But one step inside the heavy wooden doors leads you to a world of wonders. Welcome, explorers, … Continue reading “Must-Visit Vegas: Q & A with Golden Tiki’s Branden Powers”

Branching Out Under The Bamboo of The Golden Tiki

Having a Q & A with Branden Powers, the ultimate lounge lizard… As you may have heard from this blog’s Facebook posts, yours truly is branching out and writing pieces for other sites along with this one. My most recent, for BestofVegas.com, covers wonderful Golden Tiki in the Chinatown district of Las Vegas. Click this … Continue reading “Branching Out Under The Bamboo of The Golden Tiki”

Remembering Jason “Crazy Jay” Bird of ‘ROCKING COMEDY SHOW’

Vegas raises a Farewell Toast to Radio’s King of mayhem and music… 2/2/21 – It’s with a heavy heart that I share the news that our friend Jay Bird passed away yesterday. While the cause of his death is unknown to me at this point, that’s not really important. What matters is that this city, … Continue reading “Remembering Jason “Crazy Jay” Bird of ‘ROCKING COMEDY SHOW’”

‘Miracle On Spring Mountain’ Serves the Spirit of the Season…Over Ice

Immersive Cocktail experience brings the North Pole to Sin City’s Coolest Lounge… “If the holidays are already feeling less like The Most Wonderful Time of the Year and more like open season on Big Capital, here’s a way to reclaim some Christmas cheer: drinking it.” Update December 22, 2020 – Due to overwhelming response, The … Continue reading “‘Miracle On Spring Mountain’ Serves the Spirit of the Season…Over Ice”

‘Sin City’ Re-opens June 4th – Will You Step Through The Magic Curtain?

Hotel-casinos unveil post-COVID dates and plans… Well, you’ve stuck with us through the rough times. Now will be you ready to return? That’s the question that all of us in Las Vegas are asking. Governor Steve Sisolak has given approval for casino hotels to return on June 4th, and the floodgate of information is open! … Continue reading “‘Sin City’ Re-opens June 4th – Will You Step Through The Magic Curtain?”

2019 – The Year in Review: ‘What The CL#@K!? – The Second Half-Dozen

A look back at the second half of a year filled with memorable and some truly bizarre happenings in Sin City… In the first half of this column, I began the year at a vacant, frozen outdoor carnival and left you hanging with the world’s biggest buttcrack at a stadium that was beginning to resemble … Continue reading “2019 – The Year in Review: ‘What The CL#@K!? – The Second Half-Dozen”

2019 – The Year in Review: ‘What The CL#@K!?’ The First Half-Dozen

  A look back at the first half of a year filled with memorable and some truly bizarre happenings in Sin City… When this writer relocated here from Oregon a short 14 months ago, I knew that it would be a huge lifestyle change. But even for the folks who’ve lived here the vast majority … Continue reading “2019 – The Year in Review: ‘What The CL#@K!?’ The First Half-Dozen”

ULTIMATE GUIDE TO HALLOWEEN PARTIES AND EVENTS IN SIN CITY

Click HERE to read via BestOfVegas.com… The Halloween season is finally here and nobody does it better than Las Vegas. Always filled with excitement and intrigue, the Strip and Downtown go all out in late October with special events, attractions, holiday-themed shows and nightclub parties galore. Prepare for outrageous costume contests, celebrity-hosted bashes and specialty … Continue reading “ULTIMATE GUIDE TO HALLOWEEN PARTIES AND EVENTS IN SIN CITY”

Satisfy Your Inner Foodie at “Vegas Unstripped”

Outdoor festival gathers on-the-rise Chefs for a new take on Sin City dining… After an extremely unusual winter of snowstorms, downpours and chilly temps, the visitors and citizens of Las Vegas are taking to the streets. What better way to enjoy the fresh air and sunshine than an outdoor food festival? In recent years, Downtown … Continue reading “Satisfy Your Inner Foodie at “Vegas Unstripped””

2018 Events, Trends & Moments…The Personal Side

Sharing some of the more intimate moments and thoughts of 2018 as I bring this year-end retrospective to a close… THAT WONDERFUL HELICOPTER RIDE There were a lot of changes in my personal life during the latter half of 2018. The biggest began during a fortuitous flight from my home in Salem Oregon to Las … Continue reading “2018 Events, Trends & Moments…The Personal Side”