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Vegas NYE 2012

Standing Room Only On The Strip

Las Vegas invites 300,000 to celebrate New Year's Eve

It was my first New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas and I was dressed for it: black satin leggings, sparkly camisole and black jacket. I elbowed my way through hundreds of thousands of people, a surprising number of them pushing baby strollers. I made eye contact with a lot of …more Standing Room Only On The Strip

Vegas Christmas Cactus

Vegas Does Christmas

The Ethel M Holiday Cactus Lighting rings in the season

Christmas, the theatrical season of excess, syncs perfectly with Las Vegas, the theatrical city of extremes. Cue the cocktail waitresses in saucy fur-trimmed minis, monumental snowflakes flaunting their fractals, roasted pheasant stuffed with white truffles, carolers belting out holiday show tunes. Even the Santa sitting in an elegant, out-sized throne …more Vegas Does Christmas