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MGM Signature

Welcome to one of the best kept secrets on the strip, especially for families and longer stays.  My brother and his family recently stayed here five nights. I visited them, the… Read the full article ›

Encore Pool

For a classy poolside scene, the Encore Pool and its secluded European section are among the best.  Light feel good music in the background, 70s, 80s, 90s, and today’s pop…. Read the full article ›

Buffet Guidelines

Written by Ken Frankel For some travel destinations, particularly Las Vegas and cruise lines, the all you can eat buffet is one of the highlights of the trip. While on… Read the full article ›

The Ultimate Variety Show

I’ve seen this show twice. Perhaps the best $35 I’ve spent in Las Vegas. An energetic and highly-skilled juggling MC, Wally, presents several topshelf acts in the 80min show. True to its name,… Read the full article ›

William Carr Gallery

A gorgeous gallery next to the V Theater (Planet Hollywood, Miracle Mile Shops). Breathtaking, vivid photography with various themes, including Vegas, American West, and Europe. Valerie Smith, the art consultant… Read the full article ›

Diversity Tattoo

Jason, pictured above with Rachell, is an artist at work. All the tattoo artists at Diversity have a distinct vision and work ethic in each piece they create. The tattoo he’s creating on… Read the full article ›

Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam is a must-see only 35min from Vegas. The dam demonstrates an amazing feat of engineering along with Art Deco trimmings from its time period. It also represents a tremendous sacrifice considering the… Read the full article ›

Lagasse’s Stadium

BAR, BOOK & BAM! Lagasse’s Stadium is the Superbowl of all sports lounges, both in function and luxury. Inside you’ll experience ample plush seating, private “luxury boxes”, more than 100 HD TV’s,… Read the full article ›

The Art of Shaving, Mandelay Bay

Every man should experience the class and cut of an old-fashioned shave. I’ve visited here three times for the Royal Shave, their signature service, and on one occasion a haircut. They… Read the full article ›

Quick Overview Poker

Poker Room links at bottom of page. Here are the places I like for 1/2 NL: Venetian, Red Rock, Mandalay Bay, and MGM. 1/3 NL: Aria, Wynn, Treasure Island, Caesars,… Read the full article ›