Author: rssmasher

Vintage Blue Angel Statue Removed, Restoration Planned

Find Search for: It’s not as well known as the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign, but it was created by the same person. The iconic Blue Angel sign, designed by Betty Willis, has been taken down after six decades of keeping watch over the Blue Angel Motel. The Blue Angel Motel was demolished in 2015, but the [Read More...

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Lounge Receipt Whips Up Online Firestorm About “Rocks” Charges

A bar receipt from Indigo Lounge a Bally’s has stirred up heated discussion online, but the outrage, it turns out, is largely misguided. The receipt, posted by a customer to the Bally’s Facebook page, shows what many have mistaken as $3 charges for ice. Here’s the receipt in question. When we first saw this receipt, [Read More...

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Neon Museum Receives Big-Ass Grant, Begins Demolition for Expansion

One of the best attractions in Las Vegas, the Neon Museum, has received a $425,000 grant for a major expansion. With some additional cash in its coffers from the city of Las Vegas, the Neon Museum has acquired an adjoining .27-acre parcel, and demolition of the existing structure is under way. Demolition crews should make [Read More...

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The Nerd Nightclub Poised to Open at Downtown’s Neonopolis

A new nightclub and bowling venue, The Nerd, is set to open on March 30, 2017, at downtown’s Neonopolis shopping complex. The Nerd hasn’t really been on the radar to-date, and publicity about the opening has pretty much been non-existent (perhaps intentionally), but this new nightlife concept could very well be a breath of fresh [Read More...

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NFL Approves Raiders Move to Las Vegas

We should say right up front, we are not a sports person. You might say we are to sports as the Amish are to vibrators. However, the nation is atwitter (especially on Twitter, ironically) with news the Oakland Raiders will relocate to Las Vegas after getting a 31-1 vote from NFL team owners. The sole [Read More...

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