Today, the Las Vegas Strip is an ever-changing landscape of mega-resorts. This footage from the Kino Library gives us a glimpse at the Strip as it appeared in 1975. While Caesars and the Flamingo live on, most other properties on display have since been bulldozed. Though you can still find their signs at The Neon Museum.
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Las Vegas is always trying to outdo itself, and the MSG Sphere looks to transform Sin City’s skyline again. The B1M showcases this 367 foot-tool structure, located behind The Venetian. Its main attractions will be a 17,000 seat theater with a wraparound LED screen, and an exterior covered with millions of LEDs. Opening is set for 2023.
This insane commercial takes us inside the imaginary grocery store “Omega Mart,” where a deepfaked Willie Nelson will try to sell you products. The trippy ad was created by art collective Meow Wolf to help promote their Las Vegas-based combination theme park, art exhibit, VR game, and shop.
Ape gods, and tigers and talking trees, oh my! Even by Vegas standards, this is a little extreme. Bellagio Resort & Casino changes its intricate Conservatory & Botanical Garden displays seasonally, but for Autumn 2019, they’ve fallen for a “Indian Summer” fever-dream fantasy celebrating the colorful world of India.
After putting some mud on the Toyota TRD Pros, we headed to the dusty Nevada desert to put the 2019 Tacoma, Tundra, and 4Runner TRD Pros to the test as part of our collab with the Trail Trek Tour. The rocky trails were no match for the FOX shocks each vehicle now sports.
We flew to Las Vegas for another off-road adventure with the Trail Trek Tour. While we spent our days on the trails, we spent evenings enjoying the comforts of the new Park MGM, eating like kings, enjoying nightlife, and getting a taste of what MGM Resorts has to offer.
If you’re caught cheating – or card counting – in one of the casinos in Las Vegas, expect to be booted out of every other establishment. Half as Interesting explains that an investigative firm in the city keeps an updated book that lists the profiles of known cheaters.