MGM Resorts International is converting the Las Vegas Village and Route 91 Harvest music festival site into parking for events at Allegiant Stadium, and also a community and athletic center.
When a new NFL stadium opens, a big music act tends to christen the venue. Let’s look at some contenders to launch Las Vegas stadium.
The Kats! Bureau at this writing is a tent just west of the Strip, near Russell Road, with Delano and Mandalay Bay gleaming in the background. This is the current site for, and future home of, the Las Vegas Raiders.
Las Vegas Events President Pat Christenson talks of “a big hole,” that has prevented the city from enticing top sport and entertainment event. Now, he says, “That hole has been filled.”
From the Moapa Zoo to O.J. Simpson to the Bunkhouse Saloon, here’s a look back at some of the people and places we wrote about this year.