New Strip shops open Thursday

LAS VEGAS – A new outdoor shopping center is opening on the Las Vegas Strip Thursday. The Grand Bazaar Shops retail complex sits on two acres of prime real estate at Flamingo Road and Las Vegas Boulevard. Developers say the complex will combine contemporary retail with elements reminiscent of world-renowned markers such as London’s Portobello Road and New York’s Grand Central Terminal. The Grand Bazaar Shops features 125 stores. The … Read the rest

The Las Vegas Strip dims their lights to honor Jerry Tarkanian

The Las Vegas Strip dims their lights to honor Jerry Tarkanian Rob Dauster Feb 19, 2015, 10:10 AM EST Leave a comment [embedded content] On Wednesday night, for just the ninth time in the city’s history, the Las Vegas Strip dimmed their lights in honor of former UNLV head coach Jerry Tarkanian. JFK, Ronald Reagan and Frank Sinatra are among the others who were honored with a dimming of the … Read the rest

Las Vegas Strip dims lights for Tarkanian — PHOTOS

Las Vegas lost a legend with the death of UNLV’s Jerry Tarkanian. To honor his memory, the city of glittering neon lights came together and dedicated 3 minutes of darkness to the fallen basketball coach. The Strip lights were dimmed as seen from the rooftop of the Trump International in acknowledgment of former UNLV hall of fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015. Nearly 40 casinos and hotels … Read the rest

I-Team: Strip pedestrian bridges keep cops busy

LAS VEGAS — The colorful chaos in that unfolds nightly on street corners and sidewalks along the Las Vegas Strip can now be found at a new level, literally and figuratively. Police officers say they are stretched thin, trying to maintain control as partiers and panhandlers compete for space with tourists who are frequently awe-struck by the parade of weirdness. Those concerns have now moved upstairs, in a sense, to … Read the rest

Resorts, businesses plan to ‘Dim Lights for Tark’ Wednesday

 LAS VEGAS — The lights on the Las Vegas Strip will be dimmed in acknowledgment of former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian following Wednesday’s UNLV vs. Boise State game.The lights are expected to be turned off at 10:30 p.m. and remain off until 10:33 p.m. The movement began after a social media push in the days after his death.Tarkanian will be the eighth human being the lights of the Strip … Read the rest

Multiple vehicle crash reported on Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — Police are on the scene of a serious accident on the Las Vegas Strip. It happened around 9:12 a.m. on Tuesday at Las Vegas Boulevard and Flamingo. Multiple vehicles are involved. Police say a vehicle was reported stolen around the same time the accident was reported. It has not been confirmed if these two incidents are related. Las Vegas Boulevard is shut down from Flamingo … Read the rest

Friends gather to ‘Have a Drink on Tark’

Legendary UNLV men’s basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian watches his granddaughter during the 2nd half of a women’s NCAA college basketball game against California Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 in Evanston, Il. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – Following funeral services for legendary UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian on Monday, several of his friends gathered at Piero’s Italian Cuisine near the Las Vegas Strip. Inside the restaurant, you’ll find a … Read the rest

Power restored to parts of Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS — A power outage impacted around 900 customers on the north end of the Las Vegas Strip, reportedly a spokesperson with NV Energy. The outage was started around 5:30 p.m. and restored shortly before 6:30 p.m. The outage impacted the Circus Circus hotel and casino and the Fashion Show mall. NV Energy asserted the cause of the outage were animals compromising equipment. 

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Las Vegas Strip to dim lights for late UNLV coach Tarkanian

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The lights of the Las Vegas Strip are expected to dim this week for late University of Nevada, Las Vegas basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, an honor bestowed only several other times since 1963 for the likes of Elvis, Frank Sinatra, John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan. Several Strip casinos have agreed to dim their bulbs at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday for a few minutes for the Hall … Read the rest