Tony Orlando

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Drove out to the South Point Hotel & Casino the other evening, to indulge in its great Chinese dinners (the portions are huge), and then to visit with an old friend, Tony Orlando. Orlando has been coming to our little village (Las Vegas) for more than three decades (he’s been in showbiz for fifty years), […]

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Wild Mustangs

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My baby daughter, Lisa (she’s 49), called me Monday night, and asked me what I was doing Tuesday? Naturally I replied, “nothin’, why?” Then she explained, that a co-worker (Lisa works at Wynn) told her about Cold Creek, and that if you go there you’ll see some wonderful wild Mustang horses. Lisa (day off) was […]

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The Train Robbery

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With the opening of the Mob Museum at the Tropicana, and the soon to be opened Las Vegas Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, downtown, it’s only natural that a smart promoter would create a show around a famous mobster. The most famous criminal name associated with Las Vegas, was Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegal, famous […]

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The Sahara Hotel

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Things have been a wee bit slow this week, so I’m going to let you, my loyal readers, read a story about a once Grand Hotel that was loved by one-and-all. Some of the story is accurate as hell. Some is speculation, and some is pure dislike on this writer’s part of what has taken […]

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Deana Martin

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Well, gang, the “Boys of Thunder,” have come and gone. They left behind a bunch (about 275,000) happy race fans, who gathered at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, starting last Friday March 4th. The crowd on Sunday, alone, was estimated at a tad over 150,000 for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Kobalt Tools 400, won by […]

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