The Las Vegas Connection

LAS VEGAS CONNECTION

BY BART TORRES

April 16, 2012

Hangover Heaven Latest Craze to hit Vegas

Been there, done that! Tied one on the night before and woke up in the morning to suffer the consequences. Massive headache, nausea, the whole nine yards, but now help is on the way. A unique new business has opened in town that claims to actually cure your over indulgence and get you back on your feet within an hour. Hangover Heaven, developed by a board certified anesthesiologist is the latest craze to hit town. Four luxurious busses will patrol the Strip with stops at several major resorts including Hard Rock, Paris, Bellagio and Cosmopolitan. Each bus offers a front and rear lounge with six bunk beds and as you relax on the bed an intravenous cocktail, all safe and approved by the FDA, is administered and within 45-60 minutes you are good to go. Hangover Heaven has two packages available: Redemption priced at $90 and Salvation $150, for those who are really wasted. Medical insurance does not kick in to cover the expenses. Check out their website at hangoverheaven.com

 

Tickets Available for “Ceelo Green Presents LOBERACE” at Planet Hollywood

Tickets have been released for a series of performances “Ceelo Green Presents LOBERACE” that will be coming to Planet Hollywood for an extended engagement playing on selected dates in August, September, November and December. The production will combine Green’s soulful voice featuring some of his favorite music, as well as original songs. Performances will be held in the resort’s 1,400-seat showroom following PEEPSHOW on Thursdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. and Saturdays at midnight with an additional show at 11 p.m. on Wednesdays. Tickets range in price from $49.50 to $149.50 for table seating. Taxes and fees are extra. For reservations, call (800) 745-3000, stop by the box office or log on to www.ticketmaster.com where you will see a complete list of show dates.

 

Sexy Night Out for Couples at Pussycat Doll’s Burlesque Saloon

Spice up the romance in your life by spending an evening with your significant other at Pussycat Dolls Burlesque Saloon at Planet Hollywood. The couples “Pussycat Date” is priced at $200 and includes entry into the saloon and its neighboring hot spot, Gallery Nightclub, an exclusive VIP table, a bottle of Moet & Chandon Champagne and ripe strawberries. Pussycat Dolls Burlesque Saloon is open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. For reservations, call (702) 818-5700.

 

Silverton Hosting Las Vegas’ 1st Foodie Fest

Another family outing is coming to Silverton in a couple of weeks where they will be hosting Las Vegas’ 1st Foodie Fest, a two-day event Saturday, April 28, from noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday, April 29 from noon to 8 p.m. The properties parking lot will be lined with over 40 gourmet trucks, 15 food booths, a beer garden, a tequila party tent, entertainment and carnival rides for the kiddies. Admission is $5 per day if purchased in advance and $8 on the day of the events. Children 10 and under are free. Food, drink, rides and some other activities will be extra. Proceeds from the event will benefit Three Square, a worthy charity that assists the hungry.

 

Cosmopolitan Headquarters for Free Nightly Entertainment

There is never a charge to watch entertainment at three of the Cosmopolitan’s venues. Book & Stage, a daytime live sports viewing lounge transforms in the evenings to a popular lounge for great eclectic entertainment. Bond, another hot spot features dynamic LED art, live performances and upbeat house music in an ultra lounge setting. The Chandelier is not to miss. With 2,000,000 luminous beaded curtains of lights displayed in the multi-story structure offers three bars in an elegant cocktail setting and lounge. Although it is free to watch the performers, be prepared to pay for your drinks.

 

TOPTIONAL Adult Moorea Beach Club Now Open at Mandalay Bay

As the Las Vegas weather begins to heat up you will find many of the larger resorts have already opened their pools for the summer season. Most of course are completely family-friendly, but for some grownup fun be sure and check out Moorea Beach Club at Mandalay Bay, the intimate TOPTIONAL adult pool catering to hotel and non-hotel guests 21 years of age and older. Moorea, open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., features poolside massages and personalized attendants, chaise lounges, opium beds, day beds and pavilions. The pavilion (extra charge of course) amenities include a private pool and lounge area with waterfalls. Each one comes with a 42-inch LCD television, MP3 docking station, cushioned chaise lounges, ceiling fan, lock box and personalized service. General admission for males is $30, Monday-Thursday and $40, Friday through Sunday. Ladies get a nice discount of just $10 anytime. Nevada guys will receive complimentary admission before noon, Monday-Thursday and $20 after noon. Local gals are always complimentary.

 

Suncoast and Orleans Showrooms Bringing in Good Mix of Entertainment

Affordable entertainment choices are heading to the Suncoast Showroom beginning with the comedy and ventriloquism of Ronn Lucas in for a two night gig, April 21-22. Appearing with Lucas is his adorable sidekicks Scorch the Dragon, Buffalo Billy and Chuck the Disposable Punk Rocker. Performances are 7:30 with tickets starting as low as $15.95. For some big laughs, comedian Dennis Miller will be at sister property The Orleans the following week, April 27-28. The curtain goes up at 8 p.m. with tickets priced from $49.95. Las Vegas favorite and multi-award winner, Earl Turner returns to the Suncoast for Mother’s Day weekend, May 12-13 with tickets starting at $15.95. Show time is 7:30. Taxes and fees are in addition to ticket prices. For reservations to any of the listed performers, call (702) 365-7075.

 

Planet Hollywood’s Trip House Steakhouse Celebrating National Prime Rib Day

Friday, April 27 has been proclaimed National Prime Rib Day and to celebrate the Strip House at Planet Hollywood is serving their famous 28 Day Roast Prime Rib, a delicious 16-ounce prime cut of beef accompanied by Yorkshire pudding and all the extras for $49. Be sure and leave room for a hunk of their 24-layer chocolate cake. Strip House is open Sunday-Thursday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. For reservations, call (702) 737-5200.

 

Wet Republic and SpyOnVegas.com Kick off Fifth Annual “Hot 100” Contest Series

A sexy poolside promotion with plenty of eye candy kicks off Friday, April 27 at MGM Grand with WET REPUBLIC and SpyOnVegas.com presenting their 5th annual contest “Hot 100.” During the summer event, which concludes August 10, the judges will be searching for the most gorgeous women in the nation during the 14 week contest that is held every Friday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Women interested in competing in the “Hot 100” can register online at http://www.SpyOnVegas.com/hot100 through Friday, June 29. All contestants are required to take an active part in promotional events in order to qualify for the cash prizes. Votes from celebrity judges, those attending the weekly parties and online voting at SpyVegas.com will determine the 20 finalists who will share the $100,000 cash prizes. WET REPUBLIC is open Thursday through Monday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cover charges; bungalow and cabana rentals vary in price. For additional information call (702) 891-3715 or visit www.wetrepublic.com. All guests must be 21 and older.

 

“Git-R-Done” Larry The Cable Guy Showcased at the Cannery Casino

For an evening of non-stop laughs, “Git-R-Done” Larry The Cable Guy will be playing one night only, April 21 at the Cannery Casino. Opening for the celebrated comedian is comic Reno Collier. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show are going for $54.95, $69.95 and $79.95 plus tax and fees. Stop by the box office or log on to www.cannerycasino.com.

 

Celebrate the NFL Draft Picks with Beer Bucket Specials at Rockhouse and PBR Rock Bar & Grill

A lot of attention will be paid to this year’s NFL picks, where they select the cream-of-the crop from the top college football players throughout the states and draft them to the big boy leagues. A couple of the premier spots in town are offering beer bucket specials Thursday, April 26-Saturday, April 28. Football fans can join the fun at PBR Rock Bar & Grill located in Planet Hollywood’s Miracle Mile Shops from Thursday, April 26-Saturday, April 28 and watch all the decisions made by the pros on 105 HD TVs. Patrons will also enjoy daily happy hour specials from 3 to 6 p.m. with $3 draft beers, 2-for-1 well drinks and $5 select shots. Also at the bar are $19 beer buckets and delicious food and BBQ selections which are always available. For a little physical activity, you can take a spin on the hydraulic mechanical bull. Rockhouse Bar & Nightclub in front of Imperial Palace has a similar deal going on with $19 beer buckets, 2-for-one well drinks and $5 shots being served during the NFL picks.

 

LVH Las Vegas Top Headliners Include ABBA Tribute and Liza Minnelli

The iconic music of ABBA will be back at the LVH (formally Las Vegas Hilton) this weekend, April 20-21 with the production Adbacadabra, the ultimate tribute to the celebrated group. Tickets are a reasonable $19-$39. Next month, the legendary Liza Minnelli returns to the LVH on Saturday, May 12 for one night only. Nicolas King, an up and coming 18 year old with many theatrical productions under his belt will open the show. Tickets are available for $89 to $250 plus tax and charges. For tickets to either show, call (800) 222-5361 or log on to www.thelvh.com

 

Check with resorts for all current offers published. Hotels have all rights and may cancel or modify at anytime. On your drive up to Vegas tune your radio to The Highway FM 98 & 99 for my up-to-date Las Vegas reports. GOOD LUCK!

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