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How Adults Enjoy the Electric Daisy Carnival

The agent-owned brokerage

Here’s our dilemma, adults (in this case, anyone over 33.) You love the music at the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), as the locals call it. Hey, I even have BPM on my Sirius XM presets. But you don’t want to join the 400,000 other people at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway to rave in person. […]... Read more

Free Music Thursdays

The agent-owned brokerage

As you, my faithful readers know, FREE is my favorite four-letter word. Mix that with music and you create a wicked way to spend a Thursday night in Las Vegas. Henderson, actually. Green Valley Ranch is hosting Poolside Sessions at the Backyard. Yes, that’s right, there’s free music at the pool every Thursday night this […]... Read more

The Wackiest Place to Watch the World Cup in Vegas

The agent-owned brokerage

Every casino sports book and sports bar in Las Vegas is hosting World Cup watching-parties. Even the Hofbrauhaus is a center of FIFA action. But you can’t take kids and sometimes you’re just not up for the casino crowds. So here’s an alternative: Head over to RC Willey. The furniture store chain owned by Warren […]... Read more

Dogs and Beer: How Can Life Get Better?

Dogs and craft beers are two of the greatest things on earth, IMHO. And you can do enjoy tomorrow at the Bark and Brew Festival LV. Yep, you can actually bring your dog to this foamy event. This Rock Star Beer Festival features over 50 craft beers, so you have to be 21. (There is […]... Read more

A Taste of Louisiana in Vegas: Crawfish Festival

The agent-owned brokerage

My favorite American cuisine is Cajun. Jambalaya, fried catfish, crawfish etouffee, cajun shrimp and seafood gumbo here I come! (And people born in the bayou have a great accent, too!) Fortunately for us Las Vegans, the second annual Las Vegas Crawfish Festival arrives June 7-8 at the Sport Center. Eat, drink and dance your blues […]... Read more

Henderson’s Hot New Waterpark for Cooling Off

When the mercury soars to 110+ in Las Vegas, locals head for the pools. Every casino offers day passes, but the only real excitement there is people watching. A better bet, especially if you have kids: diving into the activities at local water parks. Henderson’s own Cowabunga Bay opens next week. Cowabunga Bay has: 8 […]... Read more

Join me at the Empty Bowl Benefit

Burlington Township Real Estate

Unfortunately for some it’s not all fun and games in Las Vegas. Like every other community in America, there are poor and homeless people. And we in Vegas care about them! Tomorrow is the Empty Bowl Benefit at Green Valley High School in Henderson. It’s a delicious event that helps feed the poor. Here’s how it […]... Read more

The world’s most unusual dining experience is in Las Vegas

Forget dinner and a movie.  Much too boring for Las Vegas. How about dinner and a plane flight in an open cockpit biplane soaring over the Las Vegas Strip? Chef Kerry Simon, owner of the eponymous restaurant Simon at Palms Place, has partnered with SkyCombatAce to put together a thrilling and tasty evening. The Iron […]... Read more

Eureka! Gourmet food in a locals casino

BE’s Restaurant Review: Only in Las Vegas!  While almost every famous chef in the Michelin Guide and on the Food Network operates eating establishments in the resorts on the Strip, (Bam!)Las Vegas’s down home casinos also can boast of world-class food. Yes, you can find stellar comestibles in some of the city’s oldest, most shopworn […]... Read more

Great Views Spice Up Great Food

This week OpenTable.com released its list of the Top 100 Scenic View Restaurants in the US. More than five million diners submitted reviews to the reservations Web site, voting for 15,000 restaurants in all 50 states as well as the District of Columbia. The winners had jaw-dropping views and jaw-delighting food. The vast majority of […]... Read more