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Vegas Spooktaculars, Foodie (I)Deals, Events and Updates

In Vegas VIP Scene-ery by Jackie Brett

BRETT’S VEGAS VIEW by Jackie Brett LAS VEGAS BALLPARK PLANNED AT DOWNTOWN SUMMERLIN®: The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) will be developing and constructing a baseball stadium in Downtown Summerlin® on approximately eight acres near the City National Arena, which is the National Hockey League practice facility for the new Vegas Golden Knights. The new 10,000-fan-capacity Las Vegas Ballpark stadium will …

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Old Fashioned Never Fades: Just Make it Maple

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

There’s nothing like a good old fashioned Old Fashion. In the spirit of autumn leaves substitute the traditional sugar with a couple teaspoons of maple syrup. You won’t regret it. (I personally prefer syrup over sugar anytime of the year) Maple Bourbon Old-Fashioned Ingredients: 2 oz bourbon 2 tsp maple syrup 1 tsp water 1 dash bitters 1 orange peel …

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Pop Diva Donates Proceeds to Fur Friends and Human Victims

In Christine on The Scene, That's So Vegas! TV by Christine McKellar

Pop diva Linda Suzanne is literally married to music. Her husband is famed drummer and musical director John Wackerman. When Linda was 18, she opened for Rosemary Clooney at the Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona. Shortly thereafter, she went on to perform at the Miramar Theater in San Clemente, California, opening for The Righteous Brothers, Joni Mitchell and Leon Russell, among …

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Orange Marmalade And Cardamom Scones

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

Regardless what the thermometer says, autumn is here and winter will follow. Roll up those sleeves, heat up some tea or coffee and get your behind into the kitchen and start baking and cooking. Here’s an interesting combo of bittersweet marmalade, fragrant cardamom and creamy rich butter and cream. If you pay attention and do it right, you’ll create a …

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Week In Review: Tape Face Then Tragedy, G2E and WOW

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

Week in Review Tape Face Then Tragedy It’s hard to believe it’s only been ten days since three of us left the fun and delightful Tape Face show at the Flamingo on Sunday, October 1. We had no idea how wise was our decision that night to not cruise the Strip on the way home but to take the back …

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Cancer Survivor Writes and Runs to Inspire

In Vegas Only Bookstore by Jackie Brett

REAL LIFE WONDER WOMAN by Jackie Brett “Wonder Woman” the movie was a big hit this year but the character is fictional. Here’s an introduction to Las Vegas resident and transcontinental runner Helene Neville who is the real McCoy. Last month, Neville at age 56 finished her seven-year, 12,955-mile solo run across every state in the continental United States, becoming …