Sky Villas Part 3: The Verona

Photographer Greg C concludes his photo essay on Westgate’s Sky Villas… In the world of casino hosts, the most coveted type of client is the “whale“. These super-high-rollers are enticed into visiting and remaining loyal by being showered with lavish treatment and perks. Usage of limousines and private jets, shopping excursions, star-studded parties…and of course, lodging … Continue reading “Sky Villas Part 3: The Verona”

Sky Villas Part 2: The Versailles

“Themes may be a bygone era in Vegas as a whole, but they live on atop Westgate” – Greg C. Wordless sighs…that’s a typical reaction to the trio of Sky Villas that sit atop the Westgate Las Vegas tower. Resting like a crown atop the existing 29 floors, they are brimming with opulence and European style. Ornate, sprawling, and bordering … Continue reading “Sky Villas Part 2: The Versailles”

Sky Villas That Will Blow You Away

Photographer Greg C. unveils Westgate’s legendary 30th floor sky suites… As the sun went down on the final days of Riviera, it’s unofficial title of “the Last Grand Old Dame of Vegas” quietly drifted eastward across Paradise Road. There, another vintage edifice continues to evolve and change while embracing its historic past. The more we explore … Continue reading “Sky Villas That Will Blow You Away”

Behind the Mysterious Doors of the 29th Floor

  A long-touted mystery is about to be revealed… You may remember the pictoral series I did with photographer Greg C. on the splendid and spectacular Westgate Sky Villas. Ornate and opulent, the Sky Villas are the height of classic Sin City excess. While you can visit them via our articles, these high-roller penthouses are … Continue reading “Behind the Mysterious Doors of the 29th Floor”

Shark Sightings Stun Tourists On Las Vegas Boulevard

Palms’ reinvention lights up Strip via Flo Advertising mobile LED billboards… When you visit the city as often as I do, you tend to become…shall we say…jaded by most of the sights and sounds around you. You can only gawk at the Bellagio fountains, the Luxor pyramid or New York NY‘s twisting Big Apple Roller … Continue reading “Shark Sightings Stun Tourists On Las Vegas Boulevard”

Lost Vegas: The Fall of Neon’s Reign

Greg C. brings us another photo essay, this time on sadly-departed classic neon… When you hear the words “Classic Vegas” or “Old Vegas,” your mind probably tends to gravitate towards Rat Pack shows or tales of the Mafia. For my photographer friend Greg C., the classics are spelled out in miles of glowing neon. Glorious, painstakingly-created works of art… … Continue reading “Lost Vegas: The Fall of Neon’s Reign”