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.

Inspire Nightclub Closes Abruptly on Fremont East, Downtown Drama Abounds

Inspire Nightclub Closes Abruptly on Fremont East, Downtown Drama Abounds

Inspire has expired. The venue, at the corner of Las Vegas Blvd. and Fremont Street in the Fremont East Entertainment...
Neonopolis Announces $300 Million Never, Ever Happening Project

Neonopolis Announces $300 Million Never, Ever Happening Project

When we think of Neonopolis, the quirky downtown shopping complex, one phrase springs to mind: "Endlessly optimistic and relentlessly disappointing."...
Confirmed: “Miss Behave’s Mavericks” Set for Plaza

Confirmed: “Miss Behave’s Mavericks” Set for Plaza

A "new" show is headed to Plaza casino downtown, "Miss Behave's Mavericks." The show launches Oct. 2, 2024. Why the...
Downtown’s Zappos Headquarters Up for Sublease

Downtown’s Zappos Headquarters Up for Sublease

This news has some layers. Most don't bode well for Zappos employees or downtown, unfortunately. The Zappos Campus, headquarters of...
El Cortez to Undergo $20 Million Augmentation Procedure

El Cortez to Undergo $20 Million Augmentation Procedure

One of the few remaining old-school Vegas casinos isn't only not ready to cash in its chips, it's doubling down...
California Noodle House Reopens at The Cal After Four Years

California Noodle House Reopens at The Cal After Four Years

A well-regarded restaurant at downtown's California casino, California Noodle House, has quietly reopened after a four-year hiatus. The Noodle House...
Peyote Restaurant Closes at Fergusons in Downtown Las Vegas

Peyote Restaurant Closes at Fergusons in Downtown Las Vegas

A popular downtown restaurant, Peyote at Fergusons Downtown, has closed. Our friends at Channel 8 were the first to report...
Fremont Street Experience Names Free 2024 Concert Series Roster

Fremont Street Experience Names Free 2024 Concert Series Roster

Fremont Street Experience has announced the bands for its 2024 "Downtown Rocks" free concert series. Yes, you read that correctly....
Plaza Set to Host Life is Beautiful Music Festival, Probably

Plaza Set to Host Life is Beautiful Music Festival, Probably

A longtime downtown Las Vegas event, the Life is Beautiful music festival, is set to move locations this year. We've...
Silver Strike Slots Removed From Four Queens, Don’t Freak Out

Silver Strike Slots Removed From Four Queens, Don’t Freak Out

Silver Strike slots have a cult following, and fans of the machine report experiencing heart palpitations upon discovering the machines...
Mind-Bending Banachek Show Calling It Quits at Strat

Mind-Bending Banachek Show Calling It Quits at Strat

A remarkable show at Strat, Banachek's "Mind Games Live," is ending its run at The Strat. The show closes on...
Shots Fired at Fremont Street Experience (Not That Kind)

Shots Fired at Fremont Street Experience (Not That Kind)

Fremont Street Street Experience has had enough of seeing visitors badgered by aggressive street performers demanding payment for shows or...
Neon Museum to Restore Three Classic Flamingo Signs

Neon Museum to Restore Three Classic Flamingo Signs

Downtown's Neon Museum is taking on the daunting task of restoring more Vegas casino signage. This time, it's three pieces...
Golden Gate to Close One Week for Refresh

Golden Gate to Close One Week for Refresh

There's arguably bigger news in Las Vegas at the moment (Durango casino opened, Fontainebleau opens Dec. 14), but scoop is...

Recent Stories in Downtown Las Vegas

Neonopolis Announces $300 Million Never, Ever Happening Project

Neonopolis Announces $300 Million Never, Ever Happening Project

Confirmed: “Miss Behave’s Mavericks” Set for Plaza

Confirmed: “Miss Behave’s Mavericks” Set for Plaza

Downtown’s Zappos Headquarters Up for Sublease

Downtown’s Zappos Headquarters Up for Sublease