Daily Archives: January 12, 2009

Las Vegas Mini-Vacation to Primm Valley Resorts

A suggestion for those of you that can’t afford the time to get away for a full-blown vacation is to considerprimm the short jaunt to the Primm Valley Resorts.  It’s a great way to escape for a weekend from Las Vegas and clear your mind, but still be close to home.  They usually offer some great getaway deals, complete with entertainment.    For example, they are now offering a Sin City Kitties Preview Package:  1 night’s accommodation, 2 tickets to the very enjoyable Sin City Kitties show, $25 free slot play or match play, 2 movie tickets, and 2 all day attraction passes.  All this for $44.95 – code: TESCK08 http://www.primmvalleyresorts.com/hotel_promotions.html

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Las Vegas Dunes After-Life Follows Implosion

The Dunes Hotel & Casino closed on January 26, 1993 and two months after Steve Wynn purchased it fordunes $75 million to build the $1.6 billion Bellagio.

But ever since the October 1993 implosion, former employees have been having annual reunions to stay in touch and reflect on the glory years of the famed Las Vegas resort- the site of the first topless stage show in Las Vegas.

This year’s 16th reunion will take place on January 21 at the New York City Bar & Grill, 6168 W. Spring Mountain Road in Las Vegas, from 5 p.m. until it shuts down.

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Gain Inside Business Info at Preview Las Vegas on January 29

Normally, our Vegas Backstage Access blog is dedicated to providing information on entertainment, travel, lifestyle, art, and food happenings in Las Vegas.  But this post takes a rare exception.  Preview Las Vegas is a huge Las Vegas event that takes place on January 29 at  the Thomas & Mack – Cox Pavilion which is sponsored by the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce and many other companies.   It’s devoted to having top national and local speakers review local economic results and provide their take on our 2009 Las Vegas economy.  Additionally, many Las Vegas businesses will be on-hand to talk about and display their offerings.  With a sluggish economy predicted for 2009, we strongly recommend that all Las Vegas business leaders and interested individuals take time out of their day to attend this sure-to-be eye-opening event.   Here’s the link:  http://www.previewlasvegas.com/

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