“Dita Las Vegas” to Close at Horseshoe

Dita Von Teese’s show at Horseshoe, “Dita Las Vegas,” is set to close June 15, 2024. You didn’t see it, don’t have a freak out. Von Teese’s show seemed doomed…

Confirmed: “Miss Behave’s Mavericks” Set for Plaza

A “new” show is headed to Plaza casino downtown, “Miss Behave’s Mavericks.” The show launches Oct. 2, 2024. Why the quotation marks around “new”? Because a version of the show…

Picasso Restaurant to Close at Bellagio After Quarter Century

Today, we’re going to get a master class in public relations spin, courtesy of the good folks at Bellagio. The news: Picasso restaurant, a Strip fixture since 1998, is closing…

Creepy Magician David Copperfield is Done

Longtime Strip magician David Copperfield is done in Las Vegas, he may just not know it yet. Chatter about Copperfield has been ongoing for years, but things got worse when…

Mirage Resort to Close for Rebrand to Hard Rock Las Vegas

Some long-standing questions have been answered by Mirage: The resort will close July 17, 2024 as it gets a major overhaul and rebrand to Hard Rock Las Vegas. The news…

Downtown’s Zappos Headquarters Up for Sublease

This news has some layers. Most don’t bode well for Zappos employees or downtown, unfortunately. The Zappos Campus, headquarters of Amazon-owned online retailer Zappos, is available for sublease. Brokerage CBRE…

Rio Update: New President, Construction Pics, Wine Cellar is Well Hung Again

There’s a lot going on at Rio, including the appointment of a new resort president, longtime casino executive Patrick Miller. Miller’s hiring arrives on the heels of word the current…

Jay Owenhouse Magic Show Pulls Up Stakes

The Jay Owenhouse magic show, performed in a tent across from Mandalay Bay, has discreetly closed. Or, as people used to say, “pulled up stakes.” Jay Owenhouse is known for…

El Cortez to Undergo $20 Million Augmentation Procedure

One of the few old-school Vegas casinos is not only not ready to cash in its chips, it’s doubling down and getting rejuvenation surgery. Or something. Our beloved El Cortez…

Sapphire’s “World’s Only Topless Day Club” Won’t Open in 2024

Sapphire Pool, billed as the “world’s only topless gentlemen’s day club,” won’t be open for the summer in 2024. We are told any number of Instagram models are inconsolable at…