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Best of Las Vegas

Best Dueling Piano Bars in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is famous for plenty of reasons, and infamous for plenty too. While things have changed a lot In the long, storied history of the city, one thing has remained the same – Las Vegas is THE place to go for entertainment, including Dueling Piano Bars.

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The Best Pizza Places in Las Vegas

There’s nothing quite like the perfect pizza, but what makes the best pizza is a matter of opinion. So, we asked Las Vegas residents where they go when they want delicious pizza. Types of Pizza We think you’ll have a marvelous time exploring these pizza restaurants in search of your perfect pizza! Before you go

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Living in Las Vegas

Choosing a Gym in Las Vegas

Visiting a gym can help you stay in shape, get healthy, and relieve stress. With hundreds of gyms to choose from in the Las Vegas area, you may find it overwhelming when it comes to finding one that suits your needs. We’ve compiled a list of gyms in the Las Vegas area to help you make a more informed decision when choosing your gym membership.

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At Home

How to Keep Bugs off your Screen Doors and Windows

When warmer weather approaches, the bugs often come out and want in. They are automatically drawn to window screens when you have the windows open, wanting to be close to the light you probably have on inside your home. Here are a few ideas to help you keep bugs off your screen doors and windows.

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The Rio Zip Line is a Fun Thing To Do in Las Vegas
Things to Do in Las Vegas

Fun Things To Do In Las Vegas

Whether you live in Las Vegas or are visiting Vegas, this list of Fun Things To Do In Las Vegas should keep you entertained and on budget! Each item on this list is linked to a coupon if available.

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The Best Las Vegas Neighborhoods

There are many Las Vegas Neighborhoods to explore before you buy a house. North Las Vegas and Henderson are cities on their own and might also be viable options. This article describes the Las Vegas Neighborhoods and provides guides to help you choose which might be best for you and yours.

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Things to Do in Las Vegas

Trampoline Parks in Las Vegas

Are you looking for places to have fun while in Las Vegas? Then you should consider visiting trampoline parks. Trampoline is more than a kid sport. According to research by fitness specialists, trampolining can contribute to weight loss, detoxification of your body as well as improve oxygen consumption. Check out Kids Activities on Groupon including

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Things To Do in Las Vegas with Kids

Shark Reef Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay

The shark reef offers over 1200 types of endangered species of fish, reptiles, and sharks. At the shark reef, you will enjoy a closer look of up to 100 sharks as you walk through two underwater tunnels. If you are a lover of sea animals, then this could be the best place to visit in Las Vegas even though you are in the middle of the Desert.

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Las Vegas Local Discounts

Las Vegas is world-famous for shows, casinos, and hotels. It can be overwhelming for first-time and repeat visitors because there is so much to see and do. And if you are a resident of this renowned city, then you can enjoy yourself because of the resident discounts offered in every category ranging from dining, attractions, hotels to casinos and shows.

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The High Roller
Amusement Parks and Rides

The LINQ High Roller

The Las Vegas skyline has changed forever as the 550-feet-tall high roller, which is the largest world observation wheel, shines bright on the Las Vegas strip.

The high roller isn’t your everyday county fair Ferris wheel as it is the centerpiece and crown jewel of The LINQ hotels, casino, and entertainment promenade.

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Top Design Trends for Fall

Darker colors are trendy in the colder seasons of fall and winter. Incorporate jewel shades into your living rooms, more so the upholstery.
Wallpapers with organic florals and geometric patterns are trending in fall. Try out textile artworks such as tapestries too!

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The Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas

Have you ever been to Paris? If not, then Eiffel tower experience will take you on a live “France in Vegas” experience, without traveling all the way. It is one of the most recommended places for anyone vacationing the city. Get immersed in the frenzy of the towering views of the Strip along with the Parisian iconic locations at the viewing deck in Las Vegas.

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Real Bodies at Bally’s

Are you a lover of museums, culture, and history, then the Real Bodies at Bally’s is the place for you? Here you get to enjoy the real human bodies that are kept in dramatic yet exciting environments. The museum entails an original but authentic exhibition on human anatomy, where you get to learn all about your history and feel like you are experiencing it in real-time.

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Nevada Hardest Hit Fund

The Nevada Hardest Hit Fund is a centralized funded program which provides the relevant assistance to homeowners of Nevada who are financially struggling in their bid to repay their mortgage.

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Living in Las Vegas

Best Haunted Houses in Las Vegas

More Halloween Events in Las Vegas It’s that creepy time of year when it’s perfectly acceptable to walk around with a zombie when you’re out having fun, and what’s more fun than getting a scare at one of the amazing haunted houses in Las Vegas? We’re ready for all the spooky thrills that are waiting

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How To Keep Flies Away

There are numerous ways of keeping your home free from flies. This article will demonstrate 40 simple ways to do so. Some of the methods are better used indoors and others outdoors while the rest can apply in both places.

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Living in Las Vegas

23 Reasons to be Living in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a popular visitors destination and has quickly become a favorite place to live for singles, retirees, families, couples, and students: in other words, anyone and everyone. Here are some of the top reasons Las Vegas is a popular place to live.

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Desert Breeze Park is in Spring Valley, Las Vegas, NV at 8275 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89147. It's one of the largest parks here in Clark County and is 24-acres. Park hours are 6 am to 11 pm.
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Desert Breeze Park

Desert Breeze Park is in Spring Valley, Las Vegas, NV at 8275 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89147. It’s one of the largest parks here in Clark County and is 24-acres. Park hours are 6 am to 11 pm.

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Things to Do in Las Vegas

Things to Do Around Lake Mead – Las Vegas, NV

The Lake Mead National Recreation area has a number of water recreation activities in a picturesque setting. It is a perfect place for those who want to take out the kayak, or simply take a hike to experience the beauty of the lake and its surrounding areas. There are also several picnic areas that are intentionally shaded with trees, with fire grills, tables, and restrooms located throughout the park. Lake Mead is surrounded by a desert, with paved roads winding through the desert scenery.

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At Home

Bed Bugs, The Creepy Little Critters

After several decades of being on hiatus, bed bugs have returned, and they’re lurking in homes, apartment buildings, office constructions, department stores, college dorm rooms, motels, in the public transportation and the movie showrooms. Almost all the pest control corporations have reported a massive 70% rise in demand for extinction services in the last year.The following explanations fully cover all the questions that you may have concerning the bed bugs.

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Ikea Las Vegas

Іkеа іs knоwn fоr іts stуlіsh furnіturе аnd lоw рrісеs. Тhе Ѕсаndіnаvіаn сlеаn stуlе арреаls tо mаnу реорlе аnd mоst іtеms аrе аlsо рrасtісаl. Оnе mајоr rеаsоn, Іkеа hаs bееn sо рорulаr іs fоr іts рrісеs. Оnе mајоr wау tо kеер рrісеs lоw іs tо sеll mаnу іtеms unаssеmblеd. Іkеа Lаs Vеgаs: Frеquеntlу Аskеd Quеstіоns

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Children’s Discovery Museum

The Children’s Discovery Museum enriches lives of these children by combining education, hands-on experiences of learning, fun, and in addition to catalyze the discovery of joy by exploring arts, sciences, and humanities. Their task is to enrich the children’s lives in Las Vegas.

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The heart of Las Vegas has had a major makeover over the past decade. Downtown Las Vegas featuring the Fremont Street Experience is a popular hot spot for people visiting Las Vegas ass well as the locals. Enjoy class casinos like the Golden Nugget, see the light show, visit your favorite bars and enjoy the live entertainment.
Things to Do in Las Vegas

Downtown Las Vegas

The heart of Las Vegas has had a major makeover over the past decade. Downtown Las Vegas featuring the Fremont Street Experience is a popular hot spot for people visiting Las Vegas ass well as the locals. Enjoy class casinos like the Golden Nugget, see the light show, visit your favorite bars and enjoy the live entertainment.

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Siegfried & Roy Secret Garden at Mirage

The secret garden & dolphin habitat at the Mirage is a great way to keep kids entertained for the afternoon. The dolphin habit is home to both adult and baby dolphins and the kids can get up close them through the underwater viewing window. Kids will love to watch the baby dolphins as they swim

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Las Vegas Water Parks and Splash Pads

When those Las Vegas temperatures rise, we all run for the pools, water parks, and splash pads. Here’ a list of Las Vegas Water Parks and Splash Pads. Wet N Wild Water Park Wet N Wild Las Vegas is a top water park in Summerlin featuring 25 + slides and attractions splashing over 20 acres. You’ll find water slides

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Selling a Home in Las Vegas

How to Sell a House with Foundation Problems

Foundation problems can have a huge impact on a house’s price on the local real estate market. As a result, people who are planning to sell a house with foundation problems will want to look up the potential implications for their sale proceeds as well as other relevant factors. Here’s more on what that process

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Things to do in Las Vegas with Kids

Las Vegas is thought to be an adult playground, and in all honesty,  is also a fun family destination. There are plenty of fun and family-friendly activities and shows available. There are many things to do in Las Vegas with kids. Las Vegas Groupon Deals If you are questioning whether or not your kids will

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