Members of the Vegas staff share what’s at the top of their summer to-do lists—covering everything from must-see concerts to a ride on the SlotZilla.
Which Vegas staff member wants to try the SlotZilla?
Editor-in-Chief Andrea Bennett wants to...
"...sneak my 5-year-old daughter out of preschool for lunch dates, which we won’t be able to do once she starts kindergarten in the fall. One of our guilty pleasures: Hash House a Go Go, with its troughs—yes, troughs—of 'twisted farm food.'" Multiple locations in Las Vegas
"I definitely need to make it back to the pool at Mandarin Oriental, which has the loveliest, quiet pool scene, plus a salad at the Pool Café that I actually dream about—the citrusy Super Food salad." 3752 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702-590-8888
"Everything husband-and-wife culinary team Elizabeth Blau and Kim Canteenwalla do turns to gold (Honey Salt, Buddy V’s), and I can’t wait to try their new restaurant opening August 18 in Tivoli Village, Made.LV, which promises comfort food with Elizabeth’s healthy touch."
Publisher Joe Vann wants to...
"...take my son on the new SlotZilla zip line on Fremont Street." Purchase tickets here.
"I definitely need a good golf day at Shadow Creek—an end-of-summer ritual." 866-260-0069
"I’ve never tried the legendary 16-course degustation menu at Joël Robuchon at the mansion, and with bathing suit season out of the way, I can!" MGM Grand, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702-891-7925
Account Executive Irena Hall wants to...
"...have Sunday brunch at Verandah at the Four Seasons. I love this place for a quiet brunch on the outdoor terrace overlooking the pool. My go-to is the eggs Benedict." 3960 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702-632-5121
"I’m dying to see Ed Sheeran on the mophie stage at The Cosmopolitan on August 29 or 30. I'm a huge fan of his new album, X." Find tickets here; 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702-698-7000
"I love The Spa at Red Rock Resort. It’s one of my favorite spots for a facial because of all its amenities." 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., 702-797-7878
Account Executive Jessica Zivkovitch wants to...
"...spend at least one afternoon poolside at PICNIC at Downtown Grand." 206 N. Third St., 702-719-5100
"I love the great Hungarian facial at Aminah’s Organic Skin Spa. They use a special massage technique they call 'organic botox.'" 6600 W. Charleston Blvd., Ste. 126, 702-816-5996
"The Éminence Organic facial at Ritual Salon and Spa is another favorite, and I love heading off the Strip to get away." Two locations in Las Vegas
Director of Event Marketing Halee Harczynski wants to...
"...rejuvenate my summer face with the Intraceuticals Oxygen-Infused Facial, which has a celeb cult following, at Costa del Sur Spa and Salon at the South Point Hotel." 9777 S. Las Vegas Blvd., 702-797-8030
"There’s nothing that sounds better to me than the baked mac and cheese at the brand-new Carson Kitchen downtown." 124 S. Sixth St., Ste. 100, 702-473-9523
"Justin Timberlake is performing again on August 8 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena—his third concert this year in Las Vegas, and I’m not missing it." Find tickets here; MGM Grand Garden Arena, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Intern Lauren Tongco wants to...
"...go for a night swim during Yacht Club Tuesdays at Drai’s Beach Club on the roof of The Cromwell. This is the newest night swim venue in town, and the atmosphere and view of the Strip are impeccable." 3595 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702-737-0555
"I’m not missing three nights of EDM music at Brooklyn Bowl: Disclosure on August 6, Chromeo on August 7, and Cut Copy on August 8." Buy tickets here; The Linq, Ste. 22, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702-862-2695