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Work is underway at Alon Las Vegas, formerly New Frontier, on the north Strip

Work crews are in action at the Alon Las Vegas site, as the north Strip hotel-casino slowly begins taking shape and a rival newcomer shows little …

Las Vegas

Water Conservation, Brought to You by Las Vegas

To understand just how serious Las Vegas has gotten about its water in the past 15 years, consider this scenario that Bronson Mack, who oversees water resources and operations in at Southern Nevada Water Authority, painted for me the other day.<p>Pack every hotel on the Strip—the Wynn, the Bellagio, …

The Happiness Equation

Carl was unhappy and had been for a long time. He was unhappy with his work, his life, the world, and, most of all, with himself. He always focused …

Happiness

Jennifer Lopez Reveals Title and Artwork for Vegas Show

“All I Have” will be the title of JLo’s upcoming residency at the Axis Theater at Planet Hollywood. Although Jennifer Lopez didn’t reveal any of the …

Las Vegas hosts 21 million visitors in 6 months

Tourism officials say more than 21 million people have visited Las Vegas in the first half of 2015, about 1.5 percent more than a year ago when the …

Tourism

EDC Night 2: Who are these people, and what are they doing here?

You never know who or what you’ll encounter at Electric Daisy Carnival. Just moments ago, I ran into a gal wearing a green sequined bikini, furry …

Proposed Las Vegas track would let drivers zoom in Ferraris, other exotics

Tired of your commuter car and itching for more excitement?<p>A planned racetrack aims to give drivers another place to take the wheel of a luxury …

How To Improve Self-Esteem: A New Secret From Research

It seems we all want to know how to improve self-esteem these days.<p>Life can be hard. And who is usually hardest on you? Yourself. There’s that …

JLo Coming To Vegas

<b>LAS VEGAS (CBS Las Vegas/AP)</b> — Jenny from the Block is heading to Sin City.<p>The pop star announced Tuesday night on “American Idol” that she is …

Sin City

Rock in Rio USA arrives in entertainment-filled Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — What's a music festival in Las Vegas without a jeweled-jumpsuit-wearing Elvis serenading a just-married couple with "Viva Las Vegas"?<p>Add …

Metallica Provide Heavy Close to Rock in Rio USA’s First Weekend

The inaugural weekend of the Rock in Rio festival on the Las Vegas Strip ended with a two-hour blast of Metallica last night, in a concert that was …

Rock Music

Rock in Rio takes a gamble by coming to Las Vegas

They made it in South America and Europe. But can they hit the jackpot here?<p>That's the challenge for Roberto Medina, the Brazilian entrepreneur who is bringing his decades-old Rock in Rio music festival to the U.S. this month for two weekends of concerts spread across 40 acres on the Las Vegas …

Face-lifts at two major malls on the Strip to bring new restaurant, retail offerings

In a bid for diners, two shopping malls in Las Vegas’ resort corridor are getting mini face-lifts to make room for more restaurants.<p>The projects, at …

Fashion Shows

Fight weekend a chance for Las Vegas to prove it’s a big-time sports city

Here’s the obvious: The superfight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao can’t live up to the hype.<p>Mayweather vs. Pacquiao<p>Short of the …

The subtle science of selling – a six-step guide

Salespeople can lure you into buying their products with simple psychological tricks. Tiffanie Wen explores how they work.<p>If I told you this is the most important article you’ll read this week, you probably wouldn’t believe me. But what if I could say that 75% of your friends agreed? Or if I could …

11 Simple Ways to Increase Your Happiness at Work

<b>Question:</b> What is one simple practice I can adopt to be happier at work?<p>Leave the Office<p>“There are ample opportunities to get up and go for a quick …

Gambling Is No Longer Las Vegas' Main Attraction

Mentioning that Las Vegas visitors in 2015 are spending less on gambling and more on other things is now about as obvious as saying the upcoming …

Las Vegas

Nevada’s first pop-up park coming to downtown Las Vegas

What would the world look like if parking spaces were made for people rather than cars?<p>Nevada’s first pop-up park seeks to answer that question. …

Las Vegas

Keidel: Mayweather

<i>By Jason Keidel</i><p>So far, I’ve spoken to Thomas Hearns, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Deontay Wilder, Mark Breland, Bob Arum, Virgil Hunter, Leonard Ellerbe, …

Preview: $107 million Omnia Nightclub opens with Calvin Harris, Justin Bieber

Eleven months of preparation and a whopping $107 million (some reports have it as high as $125 million) have gone into the double-the-size …

The best ways to blow your money in Vegas after you’ve hit Megabucks

What should you do if you win big in Vegas? And by big we don’t mean getting on a hot streak at a craps table or placing a profitable bet at a sports …

MGM Resorts International

Finding love in Las Vegas?

Dating is tough anywhere, but Las Vegas can be an especially challenging environment. The city’s fantasylike atmosphere, where good looks carry heavy …