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Las Vegas Is Glowing With Fall Activities And Coming Attractions!

October 11, 2012
By Jodi Snyder
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$3.6 Billion is being invested this year alone into the Las  Vegas economy for new experiences, new attractions, and new  amenities. Lots of jobs are being created.  Las Vegas keeps  reinventing itself.

The Glow Run - Downtown Las Vegas was glowing

Downtown was glowing with runners covered in irridesent paint. The first annual GlowRun took place October 7, 2012. There were over 2500 participants in the inaugural race. The  race started at 7 p.m. at Las Vegas Boulevard and Carson and  ended at Fremont and Eighth. After the race there was a multi  block street party called AfterGlow, featuring bands Girl Talk  and Capital Cities.

A portion of registration fees presented by Wendoh Media Cos.  and Insomniac will benefit Aid for AIDS of Nevada.

 

The Linq - Opens in 2013 Located across from Ceasar's Place

3000 Construction Jobs!1500 Permanent Jobs!

Caesars  Entertainment Corp announced some of the tenants for the Linq Center  which will house over 300,000 square feet of retail space for shops,  restaurants, and entertainment. Caesars revealed the following:

The $550 million Linq retail and shopping experience is planning on bringing new life to the center of the strip.

 

Bill's Gamblin Hall & Saloon - Located on the corner of Las Vegas Blvd & Flamingo

Bills Gambling Hall Caesars Entertainment also announced a $180 million dollar  renovation of "Bill's Gamblin Hall & Saloon" located across the street  from Caesars Palace. The $180 million will include a rooftop pool  and a nightclub overlooking the strip with panoramic views. In  addition 198 rooms will be revitalized and 17,000 SF of the casino  gaming space will be renovated. The original hotel and casino opened  in May 1979 and was called the "The Barbary Coast". The original  cost of the casino? $11.5 Million! The name was changed in 2007.

 

Wet 'n' Wild Water Park - Opens May 2013 in the South-West

Wet n' Wild Zipp Zapp 300 Construction Jobs!
Wet n' Wild Rattler 300-500 Permanment Jobs!

The 41 acre park will be located at Fort Apache near the Las Vegas  Beltway and Sunset Road. There will be more than 25 slides  and attractions. Andre Agassi and wife Steffi Graf are some  of the investors.  Andre Agassi remembers the original  Wet n' Wild which was located on the Strip until 2004 when  it closed.  The $50 million park will have slides such  as " The Rattler" and the Canyon Cliffs will be a gut  wrenching 60 foot freefall with speeds up to 33 feet per  second!

 

Strip Gun Club - Located On The Strip

The 4500 square foot shooting range will be located on  the Strip at 2233 Las Vegas  Blvd just north of  Sahara Avenue. It is opening later this month.

Battlefield Vegas -located just off the Strip on Industrial

opened this week. It is located just off the Strip at 2771  Industrial Road. This is a machine gun shooting range with  heavy military focus including helicopters, tanks and sand  bags.

Range 702 -located at 4699 Dean Martin Drive

opens Thursday October 11, 2012. There is a restaurant, store,  armory, and on site gunsmith. 

SCORE! Be The Legend -located at the Luxor

Score, is 10,000 square feet of space inside the Luxor  featuring game worn memborabilia from pro and college  football, basketball, hockey, boxing and US Soccer. But  wait there's more - this is an experience. You will be  signed up by an agent for a multi million dollar contract  with the sports team of your choice. If you are a Yankees  fan, you will be on the team with Jeter!  A press  release is posted to Facebook and Twitter announcing this  big deal with you. You are handed an iTouch to start your  tour through the players' tunnel.

                       

The Delmont - First Haunted Hotel & Casino on the Strip

The Delmont Haunted Hotel

Horror mastermind Eli Roth (Cabin Fever, Hostel)  has opened - Eli Roth's Goretorium Las Vegas"

Goretorium is the first one of its kind. It is a  Haunted Hotel and Casino called The Delmont”.  It's a gory story that inspired the theme. The  Hotel owners, Mr & Mrs Delmont would like to  have their guests for dinner… as in.. eat  their guests. Eli Roth’s Goretorium will be  located on top of Walgreens located on the Strip &  Harmon Avenue – Close by is the Planet Hollywood/Miracle Mile.  It will be the first haunted attraction that will  be open year-round.

October 11, 2012
By Jodi Snyder