Downtown Las Vegas

Downtown Las Vegas is a quirky alternative to the Las Vegas Strip, with good gambling, a grittier vibe and a diverse collection of restaurants, bars and casinos.

Free Slot Pulls Are Done at Binion’s and Four Queens

Free Slot Pulls Are Done at Binion’s and Four Queens

Staffing challenges have nixed another beloved fixture on Fremont Street: The free slot pulls at Binion's and Four Queens. The...
First Word: Kestrel Planned for Area 15

First Word: Kestrel Planned for Area 15

Our crush on Area 15—the quirky, "experiential" mall two minutes west of the Las Vegas Strip—is officially maturing into full-fledged...
Downtown’s New Peyote Restaurant Is a Trip

Downtown’s New Peyote Restaurant Is a Trip

A trendy new restaurant, Peyote, opens in downtown Las Vegas on Sep. 24, 2021. Thankfully, you have us, so you...
Old-School Main Street Station Casino Reopens Downtown

Old-School Main Street Station Casino Reopens Downtown

It somehow turned out to be the most-anticipated casino reopening coming out of the pandemic, and it was worth the...
Popular Musician, Carl “Safe Sax” Ferris, Won’t Return to Fremont Street

Popular Musician, Carl “Safe Sax” Ferris, Won’t Return to Fremont Street

A longtime fixture at Fremont Street Experience, Carl "Safe Sax" Ferris, won't return to performing at the famed pedestrian mall...
Peyote Restaurant to Debut Downtown

Peyote Restaurant to Debut Downtown

The restaurant and bar visionary responsible for some of the coolest spots in Las Vegas, Ryan Doherty, has another project...
Live Music Venue Planned for Plaza, Disco-Inspired Photo Op Opens

Live Music Venue Planned for Plaza, Disco-Inspired Photo Op Opens

Awhile back, we shared some sweet scoop about a new bar concept coming to Plaza casino, Carousel. Now, we've got...
Fremont Street Experience Moves Forward With New Year’s Eve Festivities

Fremont Street Experience Moves Forward With New Year’s Eve Festivities

Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas will hold its annual New Year's Eve party, albeit without live entertainment. The...
Shakira Gets Eye-Rousing Light Show at Fremont Street Experience

Shakira Gets Eye-Rousing Light Show at Fremont Street Experience

We worked at Fremont Street Experience for several years, and whenever ideas for new light shows were being batted around,...
First Look: Downtown’s Welcome Arch is Fleek AF

First Look: Downtown’s Welcome Arch is Fleek AF

Before you get started, we use "fleek" ironically, so get off our back. Secondly, sorry about the "AF," Mom. Most...
The Cal Gets a Colorful New Paint Job

The Cal Gets a Colorful New Paint Job

The California has been going through a rough patch recently, but that hasn't kept the downtown casino from sprucing up...
Circa Resort Opens in Downtown Las Vegas

Circa Resort Opens in Downtown Las Vegas

It's the best thing to happen to Las Vegas since thongs. Circa Las Vegas has opened downtown, and it's straight-up...
Behold the Biggest Circa Las Vegas Resort Preview Photo Gallery in the World

Behold the Biggest Circa Las Vegas Resort Preview Photo Gallery in the World

Circa Las Vegas, the first new downtown casino resort for decades, opens Oct. 28, 2020. As usual, we couldn't wait,...
Downtown Grand Offers $1 Blackjack, It’s Complicated

Downtown Grand Offers $1 Blackjack, It’s Complicated

Downtown Grand is serving up a rare deal for its casino guests, blackjack with a $1 minimum. Downtown Grand Tweeted...

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Free Slot Pulls Are Done at Binion’s and Four Queens

Free Slot Pulls Are Done at Binion’s and Four Queens

First Word: Kestrel Planned for Area 15

First Word: Kestrel Planned for Area 15

Downtown’s New Peyote Restaurant Is a Trip

Downtown’s New Peyote Restaurant Is a Trip

Old-School Main Street Station Casino Reopens Downtown

Old-School Main Street Station Casino Reopens Downtown