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Peekaboo: The Steve Lays Big Pipe at Wynn Plaza

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Oct 2016
Construction on Wynn Plaza, a Strip-facing shopping esplanade which will connect the former Ferrari dealership with the forthcoming ālon resort at the stairway entrance at the front of Encore is underway. When we last checked in,...

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Wynn Commences Construction On Wynn Plaza Project

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Jul 2016
Construction on Wynn Plaza, a Strip-facing shopping esplanade which will connect the former Ferrari dealership with the forthcoming ālon resort at the stairway entrance at the front of Encore has begun. The front lines of the...

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The Steve Releases Wynn Plaza Renderings

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Apr 2016
Steve Wynn unveiled tons of details about the forthcoming Wynn Plaza shopping esplanade that will add additional dining and retail space to the front of Wynn Las Vegas. Wynn Plaza will connect the former...

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Vegas Gang #127: Wynn Palace, Plaza, Resort Fees, PGP and More

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Mar 2016
On the latest episode of the Vegas Gang Podcast the guys talk VZZZT, Andrew Pascal, ālon, Wynn Plaza, Wynn Palace, resort fees, Profit Growth Plan and a helluva lot more. Stream via web, subscribe via iTunes...

Tagged: vegas gang   podcast   alon   andrew pascal   wynn plaza   esplanade   resort fees   profit growth plan   

Peeping Wynn Plaza

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Mar 2016
While at Wynn over the weekend, I did a little snooping around the future Wynn Plaza area and recorded it on video. Check it out: I noticed after the fact that there is now a walkway connecting...

Tagged: wynn plaza   construction   alon   resorts world   coming soon   wynn   encore   

XTrain Rail Service From L.A. to Las Vegas Starting In Sept

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Aug 2015
The Xtrain, a long planned and longer rumored rail service aimed to connect Los Angeles and Las Vegas has announced via a Facebook that they will begin releasing details about schedules and ticketing in September...

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VegasEats: Hash House A Go Go at The Plaza

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Oct 2013
I'm lucky, I have a DuPar's near my house. Their luscious pancakes are a regular part of my life, not just as a morning-after Vegas booze sponge. I'm unlucky too. DuPar's at...

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The Downtown Grand : Queen Room

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Aug 2013
Downtown Grand shared another rendering of their room product via their Facebook joint the other day, this one is the Queen Room. The very green queen room features, you guessed it, dual queen beds, an arm...

Tagged: downtowngrand   rooms   fontainebleau   plaza   coming soon   fremont street   downtown   

Peekaboo: The New Rooms at The D

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 May 2012
VT reader Minton toured the new rooms at The D over the weekend as part of the "YelpLV" club. He was smart enough to send us some loverly video of the rooms which...

Tagged: the d   renovations   fremont street   downtown   hotel rooms   plaza   fitzgeralds   

Sayonara The Western Closing!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Nov 2011
In a statement, the Tamares Group - owners of the Western, Plaza and Vegas Club casinos downtown - have announced that The Western will close indefinitely on January 16th, 2012. The release states that the closure...

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Admiral Talks Plaza On NPR

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Sep 2011
Here's a treat... our pal Admiral Hunter Hillegas was invited into the sanitary confines of National Public Radio to offer his take on a recent soft opening stay at the Plaza. I agree with the accuracy...

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The New Plaza : Interiors

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 Aug 2011
As promised, here are some more photos of the New Plaza as it slowly makes its way towards grand opening date. Warning: this is a soft opening. Lots of stuff isn't finished, is broken...

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The Plaza Restaurant and Bars Line Up

Posted by Chuckmonster on 25 Aug 2011
As we have been tracking for the last year or so, The Plaza has embarked on a gigantic renovation project, with the first phase of its hotel offerings opening to the public yesterday. Awaiting guests in...

Tagged: plaza   dining   

New Feature Posted: The Plaza Mini Suite VT Review 2011

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Aug 2011
Just a quick note to those tuned into the RSS or Twitter feeds that we've posted a brand new feature article to the website, a soft review of the new Plaza's mini-suites, which opened to...

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Plaza Reservations Open August 24th

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Aug 2011
The Plaza has opened their renovated hotel for reservations for August 24th, one week ahead of the official September 1st opening. Looking at the rate calendar, prices for Deluxe (standard) rooms range from $44-98 midweek and...

Tagged: plaza   renovations   fontainebleau   chunks   

The Best Photos Of A Hotel That Will Never Open

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Jul 2011
VT uberfriend MiddleClassBuzz (Paolopalooza's namesake), just tweet tipped me about Google's new Hotel Finder Experiment. My first thoughts were... look out Kayak, here comes Google. My second thought - after doing a cursory search...

Tagged: fontainebleau   interiors   plaza   

Hash House A Go Go Coming To The Plaza

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Jul 2011
As was quasi inferred in Steve Friess' tour of the Plaza with CEO Tony Santo, today brings confirmation that Hash House A Go Go will take over the buffet space inside the Plaza. VegasINC's Amanda Finnegan...

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Peekaboo: Motherlode of Plaza Interiors!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Jul 2011
Our pal Steve Friess took a hard hat tour of the Plaza's interiors and brought back a coupla dozen photos (embedded below) and an excellent audio tour of the property with Plaza CEO Tony Santo...

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Plaza Relaunches Brand, Website, Room Lineup

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Jun 2011
The Plaza has launched a brand new website with new logo, new branding, new room line ups and a new slogan: "A Classic Reborn". The room line up comes in standard, suite, one & two bedroom...

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YOWZA: The New Rooms at The Plaza Unveiled, Reservations Start Sept 1

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 May 2011
The Plaza has unveiled their new room designs on their website as well as their Facebook joint and they look.... just like the Fontainebleau model rooms... but larger and better organized. Imagine that! They are...

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Anthony Cools His Jets To The Plaza

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 May 2011
The fun keeps coming over at the Plaza. Last night, they announced via their social media robots that: We are excited to announce we will be opening a bar and entertainment venue right on...

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Peekaboo: The Plaza's New Lobby

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Apr 2011
Renown stinkhole, The Plaza, is currently nose deep in a major major renovation wherein a coupla warehouses full of gear bought from the shuttered Fontainebleau project are being repurposed into the new Plaza. Above is one...

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Giving Thanks For Fontainebleau

Posted by Chuckmonster on 27 Nov 2010
Whomever put this sign up, deserves a raise. Which begs poops the question, are the Fontainebleu goodies going inside Las Vegas Club also? This sign is located in the Plaza's parking lot......

Tagged: fontainebleau   the plaza   new rooms   las vegas club   

The New Fontainebleau Rooms at The Plaza

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Nov 2010
Speaking of November 11th, that is the date that The Plaza will close its hotel while it refurbishes all of its rooms with fittings they bought at auction from Fontainebleau. Thanks to a short slideshow posted...

Tagged: new rooms   plaza las vegas   fontainebleau   

The Plaza Closing November 11

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Sep 2010
The Plaza is closing its hotel and a chunk of its casino operations on 11/11/10, putting 400 employees out of work. The plan is to close the hotel to do renovations then open...

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Plaza, Vegas Club Set For Renovations

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Aug 2010
Straight from the "We'll Believe It When We See It" files comes news from Carson City, Nevada (via the Las Vegas Sun) that incoming manager of The Plaza, Vegas Club and Western casinos - Anthony...

Tagged: downtown   plaza   vegas club   new rooms   

Rumor Mill: Wynn Sniffing New Frontier/Plaza Site?

Posted by JohnH on 15 Jul 2010
Steve Wynn is a man surrounded by rumors. There's always the "Steve Wynn Buys Bellagio" bit, the "Steve Wynn Buys Back Mirage Resorts Empire" variation, and the occasional oddball "Steve Wynn Buys (Insert Name...

Tagged: wynn   plaza las vegas   new frontier   el-ad   rumor mill   

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