While the line between “neighborhood watering hole” and “dive bar” is often blurred, residents in all corners of the Las Vegas Valley call on spot theirs.
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Caesars Palace opened in 1966, looking nothing like the iconic multi-tower luxury hotel Las Vegas now knows. Today, the hotel features 3,960 rooms in six towers after five renovations since its opening.
While minimum wage employees are fighting for $9 or $15 wages, Nevada renters need to earn a lot more to live comfortably in a valley apartment, according to a new report.
The Las Vegas Valley is heating up — quick. Within a week, temperatures went from cool 80s to 104 on Sunday, tying a record for the day. Here are some tips on how to deal with the sweltering “dry heat.”
If you grew up anywhere in Nevada, chances are you remember some, if not all, the lyrics of “Home Means Nevada” from elementary school. You probably also remember a lot of the state’s symbols.
The Las Vegas skyline doesn’t even break the top 40 as one of the best, according to a ranking by Emporis, an international building database.
While pierogies, pepperoni, catfish and crab are unusually popular in certain U.S. states, Nevadans are unusually obsessed with something a little different.
Nevada is full of wonderful and surprising things, including anything from the famous Area 51 to one of the largest art installations in the world.
If you thought Las Vegas was one of the worst places to find a job, you might be on to something — if you want to work in a big city, that is. Of the 50 largest metro areas in the nation, Las Vegas ranks 49th, but some of the better-ranked metros aren’t too far away.
Multiple earthquakes have struck Southern California this month, causing minor damage. In Nevada, only eight earthquakes of magnitude 6.0 or greater have hit in the past century. Here they are.
Nevada, the country’s 7th-largest state, is full of sites and scenes so few people get to experience in their lifetime. In a beautiful, three-minute timelapse, a lot of these can be seen.
Your hometown can apparently affect when or even if you’ll get married. In Nevada, home of the “marriage capital of the world,” the numbers are lower than you’d think.
The Las Vegas Strip has become a new animal from how it was in 1950. With more than a dozen properties closed, imploded or transformed, the four-mile strip of road has seen a lot in the last hundred years.
Whether you're a Las Vegas resident or a frequent visitor, Downtown Las Vegas can be a bit of a mystery. See how much you know about it.
Although there may be some rain Friday, it’s “Bike to Work Day,” part of a week-long event encouraging bike owners to use take advantage of their two-wheeled transportation instead of their car for the week.
In an average year, Las Vegas gets about 4.19 inches of rain — for the entire year. In case you weren’t aware, that’s not much, but it does cause a lot of problems between flash floods and slick roads from oil buildup.
Of nearly 150 airports around the world nominated, the view flying into Las Vegas was ranked No. 2. It’s no doubt Las Vegas is as stunning from the ground as it is in the air, and one advantage is McCarran’s location.
When the Stratosphere hotel-casino-tower was being built in 1995, it didn’t require a very clever marketing scheme. It was pretty hard to miss, standing at more than 1,000 feet tall in the center of the city.
In a ranking of the states drinking the most soda, Nevada came in third, just behind Tennessee and Mississippi, but why?
The League of American Bicyclists released its annual Bicycle Friendly State ranking on Monday to kick off the first day of National Bike to Work Week. The rankings are based on surveys completed by state transportation departments and bicycling advocates that assess progress in five categories (PDF): legislation and enforcement, policies and programs, infrastructure and funding, education and encouragement, and evaluation and planning.
As the “Rs” were pulled from the Riviera’s door and the “Crazy Girls” butts were removed, Las Vegas lost a major part of its history, like the Stardust and New Frontier before it. So here are some ways to get old school in Vegas.
Now that the “royal baby” name has finally been revealed as Charlotte, Google has released the most searched for baby names over the past year, and some are pretty interesting.
Major resort closings always brings out the nostalgia in Vegas, leading to calls for a return to “the good ‘ol days,” where “Vegas was really Vegas.” So, along with that nostalgia, here are some other things you can no longer experience in Las Vegas.