Brett’s Vegas View
Monte Carlo Resort will undergo a $459 million renovation by the end of 2018 and become two hotels: Park MGM with 2,700 rooms and the 292-room NoMad Las Vegas occupying the top three floors as part of New York’s hotel Sydell Group.
Topgolf Las Vegas, the 25th in the franchise and the only one with pools, is open behind the MGM Grand with four levels of 108 climate-controlled hitting bays, a concert venue, five bars, special event spaces and more.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. plans to build a 17,500-seat live music venue behind its Strip resorts in partnership with the Madison Square Garden Company.
Moulin Rouge Holdings officials held a groundbreaking for the potential new Moulin Rouge on W. Bonanza in 2019.
Hard Rock Hotel is adding nearly 18,000 square feet to the current meeting and convention space by this winter.
SPEEDVEGAS installed a 100-foot high and 50-foot wide sign.
Focus On Entertainment
Clint Holmes: Between The Lines opens in the newly redesigned Palazzo Theatre with singer-dancer Noybel Gorgoy on July 16.
Barbra Streisand will visit the T-Mobile Arena Saturday, Aug. 6 and for the first time in three years, The Rolling Stones with
Mick Jagger will headline there on Wednesday, Oct. 19.
Jersey Boys will close at Paris Sept. 18 after an eight-year run at two Strip hotels.
Cherry Boom Boom, an interactive show with a mix of amplified choreography, will open Sept. 8 at the Tropicana with previews through Sept. 19.
French export Xavier Mortimer, who starred in Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson ONE, launched his own show Xavier Mortimer’s Magical Dream in the Sin City Theater at Planet Hollywood.
Kicking off her Untouchable Tour, Meghan Trainor will appear at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan Wednesday, July 20. U.K. pop duo the Pet Shop Boys: The SUPER Tour will visit on Friday, Oct. 21.
For the fourth year, Maroon 5 with Adam Levine will ring in a New Year on Dec. 30 and 31 at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Marc Anthony will perform at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood to celebrate Mexican Independence Day on Saturday, Sept. 17.
Master comedy ventriloquist Paul Zerdin, the Season 10 winner of America’s Got Talent, opened his first headlining show, Paul Zerdin: Mouthing Off at the PH Showroom at
The Make America Rock Again Tour will bring together hard rock touring bands: Trapt; Saliva; Saving Abel; Alien Ant Farm; Crazytown; 12 Stones; and Tantric on Friday, Sept. 2 at the Orleans Arena.
Now in its 22nd year, Vans Warped Tour, presented by Journeys, will stop at the Backyard, the Hard Rock Hotel’s newest outdoor music venue, on Tuesday, Aug. 9.
Rich Little’s autobiographical one-man show is extended at the Laugh Factory inside the Tropicana through January 2017.
Legends in Concert’s summer lineup at the Flamingo features tributes to Prince, Elvis Presley, Whitney Houston and Lady Gaga.
Red Mercury Entertainment will be managing the Stratosphere Theater and the box office beginning July 12. New will be two-day Spy Escape and Evasion seminars opening Aug.17-18 and 19-20.
Exploring Dining Options
Chef Alvin Caila’s Eggslut opened at the Cosmopolitan for true egg lovers.
Chef Masaharu Morimoto and star of Iron Chef America, will open his Japanese restaurant Morimoto Las Vegas at MGM Grand this fall taking over Shibuya’s location.
Replacing the Town Square location, European gelato brand Amorino with the flower-shaped cone will open at the LINQ in July.
Pot Liquor Contemporary American Smokehouse in Town Square is converting its name to Pot Liquor Smokehouse Barbecue to emphasize BBQ.
Locally owned Oil & Vinegar is a new Netherlands-based culinary boutique store in Downtown Summerlin.
California-based charburger restaurant company Habit Burger Grill opened its second Las Vegas location on Blue Diamond Road.
La Cave Wine and Food Hideaway inside Wynn introduced new custom-curated beer flight selections.
Sin City Brewing Co. has released a new craft German-style beer, Sin City Spring Bock.
Events And Experiences
Traveling summer exhibit Ancient Rome: The Empire that Shaped the World is at the
Las Vegas Natural History Museum through Sept. 11.
The High Roller at The LINQ is offering one-hour yoga sessions on the observation wheel.
Caesars Palace is holding a 50th anniversary celebration with a self-guided historical walking tour, photo displays and a photo experience featuring a Roman chariot.
The Les Folies Bergère: Entertaining Las Vegas One Rhinestone at a Time exhibit runs through Jan. 15 at the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Nevada State Museum.
The Sustainability Discovery Center, a recycling exhibit, has been introduced in the Siegfried & Roy Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage.
Station Casinos is renovating and enhancing technology at six of its Race & Sports Books.
The Fremont celebrates 60 years in business every Thursday this summer with specials including cupcakes at 2 p.m. in The Filament bar.