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Pawn Stars in Las Vegas?

Posted on February 24, 2010 by scottyvegas | Edit

Now in its second season Pawn Stars is The History Channels reality based show that marries the Antiques Roadshow, with history of antiques and their values, and Orange County Choppers, macho personalities and a doofus (sorry Chumlee) for comic relief.
The format of the show is simple, people bring […]

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What would you NEVER do again in Las Vegas?

Posted on December 19, 2009 by scottyvegas

Oh what a great question this is. I frequently peruse and participate in forum discussions at Trip Advisor. Someone posted this question and as you could imagine it received an overwhelming response with over 120 replies. I found the replies both entertaining and informative. They kind of answer many questions […]

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Up, Up and Away! Stratosphere Las Vegas

Posted on November 20, 2009 by scottyvegas

X-Scream
Originally uploaded by scottyvegas2

Have you ever been to the Stratosphere? You know, that tall needle like structure way north on the strip? Funny how most people I talk to say they’ve never been there. Yet the Stratosphere seems to always be in the background of every Las Vegas ad you see. The problem with […]

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Vegas Trip: January 22 – 25, 2009

Wynn
Originally uploaded by scottyvegas

Air Carrier: Spirit Air, $38.50 per person (taxes and fees included), round trip, non-stop through the Spirit Air’s $9 club.
Tip: If you are a Spirit Air MasterCard holder you can board the plane regardless of zone. This is handy as overhead storage fills up quickly and by boarding early it almost guarantees […]

Red Rock Canyon Excursion

Red Rock Canyon
Originally uploaded by scottyvegas

It’s easy (and rightly so) to get caught up in all the hoopla Vegas has going, but have you ever been walking down the strip then realize mountains were all around you? Living in the Detroit area where the only “mountain” is made out of trash covered by dirt, I […]

Hungry? Eat all you want, anytime you want, all day buffet for $25!

This is a new one for me. Excalibur Casino Hotel has this deal going but I’m not sure how long it will be going on for.
http://www.excalibur.com/buffetallday/
Now for the bad news. I heard the Excalibur buffet is not all that great, but if you’re a hardy type where quantity beats quality then this deal might be […]

Podcast Reviews

Ahhhh… Podcasts, what a wonderful thing! After I received my first iPod, a good friend told me about podcasts (What the hell is a podcast?). After I was enlightened the first podcast topic I searched for on iTunes was Las Vegas, go figure….
Below you will find a list of Las Vegas podcasts along with my […]

Vegas Trip Report: November 14 – 17, 2008

Departed Detroit Metro airport at 6:05am Friday morning (Flew SpiritAir $44/person roundtrip taxes/fees included), we arrived in Las Vegas at 7:15am (Vegas time). On this trip I went with a couple of buddies and stayed at the Riviera. We stayed at the Riviera because we got a great deal though TripRes.com with an average rate […]

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One Response

  1. Scottty Vegas,

    I need to get Zumanity tickets in June. They say they are sold out. have any iideas?

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