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Lucky Dragon hotel-casino to minimize staff, video gaming options

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Sign published at the Lucky Dragon hotel-casino on Jan. 4, 2018. (Brad Boyer/FOX5). LAS VEGAS (FOX5)-. One of the most recent homes near the Las Vegas Strip announces strategies to cut expenses in the middle of a reorganization process. The Fortunate Dragon hotel-casino said a reduction in personnel and a momentary closure of home entertainment choices such as video gaming and restaurants is

happening at the residential or commercial property starting Thursday. The store facility opened in December of 2016 and simply recently celebrated its 1 year anniversary.

Representatives from the property stated the hotel and present store will remain open during the reorganization process, along with the Cha Garden

The company called the process a difficult decision, but one that will pave the way for the hotel-casino to establish brand-new collaborations and enhance the residential or commercial property’s long-lasting positioning.

We would like to thank our impressive colleagues for their numerous contributions, effort and dedication to the resort. All personnel laid off will have the opportunity to rejoin the Lucky Dragon team when video gaming and extra dining establishment operations resume within 6 months.

All gaming chip and ticket redemption can be done through the front desk at the hotel. However, any previous video gaming, food and drink promos or deals will not stand according to a property agent.

Stay with FOX5 for additional updates on this developing story.

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Unruly man with weapons apprehended at Houston hotel

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title =” (Google Maps) “border =” 0″ width=”180″/ > (Google Maps). HOUSTON (AP)– An intoxicated guy was apprehended at a hotel that hosts among Houston’s largest New Year’s Eve celebrations after authorities discovered a number of weapons and ammunition in his space, authorities said Sunday.

Investigators said hotel gatekeeper called police after the guy became belligerent and refused to leave the bar at downtown Houston’s Hyatt Regency Hotel early Sunday morning. Authorities stated reacting officers discovered a rifle, a shotgun and a handgun in his space, plus ammo.

The 49-year-old man later told detectives he ‘d brought the weapons into his space because he didn’t want them to get taken from his truck, which was parked in the hotel garage, cops representative Victor Senties said.

” At this moment, our detectives do not think there was any type of intent by him to use the weapons or to cause any sort of issue. It appears he was just bringing them in,” Senties said.

He said the male told private investigators he was staying at the hotel to commemorate New Year’s Eve and confessed he ‘d been drinking.

Cops said the guy was apprehended and imprisoned for unlawfully carrying a weapon and trespassing. Senties said a trespassing charge would stem from the fact that the man chose not to leave the hotel when told to do so.

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo tweeted earlier Sunday that the situation at the hotel had been “consisted of” and authorities weren’t knowledgeable about any particular hazards to the city.

A look inside: Strip’s glamour instills UNLV’s brand-new $60 million hotel college

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L.E. Baskow Exterior of UNLV’s William F. Harrah College of Hospitality’s brand-new structure called Hospitality Hall on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. L.E. Baskow By )

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UNLV Hospitality Hall Introduce slideshow” UNLV’s newest structure provides its world-renowned Harrah’s College of

Hospitality a first-rate center. The modern-industrial design interior is designed to feel like you are in one of the properties on the Las Vegas Strip due to the fact that university authorities wanted trainees to seem like they remained in the environment they are preparing to work in. The 93,500 square-foot,$ 60 million Hospitality Hall opens next month for the spring term. “If you consider the hospitality market it’s not so much a job as it is a lifestyle, “stated Stowe Shoemaker,

dean of the College of Hospitality.”So we wanted to develop an environment that simulates the outside. Let’s develop a space that mirrors the area of a hotel like you’re working on the Strip. “This is obvious when strolling in the front door into the Caesars Lobby, as the high-end, modern furniture and winding wood staircase leading to the 2nd floor is as excellent as any hotel casino a couple of miles away. An oil on acrylic painting by restaurateur Phil Romano, of Macaroni Grill popularity, is set to be positioned in the lobby. Toward the back of the building is a winding staircase to each of the four floorings, with a classic piece of Las Vegas art on each floor.

The building was paid for by a split of donations and state funds. So, rather of one name on the building, each of the major

donors, which represented more than$ 24 countless the funding, will embellish different areas of the structure. The four-level structure functions learning, meeting and office and an advanced kitchen. Hospitality Hall brings all trainee services onto one floor, instead of having them scattered throughout their previous home at Frank and Estella Beam Hall. Every class is convertible and features interactive components to boost the learning experience. To encourage trainee and educator interaction, trainer workplaces are located near their class, with student gathering locations in between, to increase the opportunities that outside the classroom interaction occurs.”There is a lot of possibility for kids to communicate, “Shoemaker said. Located on the first flooring is UNLV’s PGA Golf Management program, which brings its entire program from numerous buildings

into one space. The space features a golf retail store open up to anyone, class, swing simulator that features several various courses and an outside putting green. To assist learn exactly what makes a successful golfer there is a biomechanics laboratory that will enable trainees to examine gamer motions. The space also includes a club repair work laboratory where trainees find out ways to assemble and dismantle golf clubs, which is a standard requirement of golf pros at courses.”It’s truly devoted to comprehending the golf swing how it works, why it works and exactly what the best gamers in the world do,”stated Kyle Helms, assistant director and internship organizer for the PGA program. The program will work with the UNLV golf

group to help them with their game, while they analyze and gather information to utilize in their instruction. The student-run MGM Resorts International Cafe and Plaza lies simply after the lobby, which provides trainees who don’t want to take a trip

off campus to deal with alternative to have a hospitality-oriented job where they study. Additionally, employment opportunities are offered trainees through on-campus catering. Approximately the 4th floor the J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Structure executive kitchen has 10 cooking stations for trainees, divided up with five on each side of the space, and one presentation station for trainers

which has a video camera over it. The demonstration station is shown on 5 flat screen televisions between each of the five stations so trainees can follow their trainer’s lead. Welbilt donated much of the kitchen devices that’s consisted of in the executive kitchen.” The chef is cooking and they will be able to see all the action on there,”Shoemaker said.”We might do our own Food Network program. “The kitchen area leads the outside Engelstad Household Foundation event terrace that has a Strip view, which offers a prime area to hold unique occasions that would work as a fundraising event for the college.

“We are planning on having a New Year’s Eve occasion next year, where the trainees will prepare and serve all the food,”Shoemaker stated.”

You might celebrate here and watch all the fireworks on the Strip. With so much emphasis being put on the drink industry in Las Vegas, the school includes the Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirit drink academy. The

large, open class features a bar where students can get hands on experience while they fulfill their requirements.” We believe that drink operations should have its own track, “Shoemaker said.

“Drink is driving the business today. It’s about the experience.”The building is built to display Las Vegas, that includes Shoemaker’s office, which likewise has a prime Las Vegas Boulevard view.”If I’m speaking with donors, moms and dads or possible students, we’re so

tied into the Strip and they’re looking out and seeing it,” he stated. “Again, it’s an indicate highlight what we’re doing here.”

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17-story hotel under construction next to Palms on Flamingo Roadway

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Radioactive Productions Making of a 3883 Flamingo, a CAI Investments retail and real estate advancement which will be located just east of the Palms.

Friday, Dec. 15, 2017|12:28 p.m.

CAI Investments Groundbreaking Launch slideshow” Construction is underway on a 17-story non-gaming hotel on Flamingo Road, next door to the

Palms resort simply west of the Las Vegas Strip. The project, called 3883 Flamingo, sits on nearly 9 acres and will include multifamily housing and retail

, according to the developer, CAI Investments, which hosted a cutting-edge ceremony on Friday. Renters at the site will include Walgreens, Denny’s, Del Taco and Wahoo’s Fish Tacos. The retail part of the task will lie throughout from the Palms on the corner of Hugh Hefner Drive and Flamingo Road. The multifamily portion and the hotel will lie toward the southwest area of the parcel. CAI creator Christopher Beavor said privacy arrangements prevented him from revealing the name of the hotel, however he

did state the non-gaming, non-smoking hotel will be run by an international business.” We will be generating a considerable brand, however a new product for Las Vegas that’s known in other countries,” Beavor stated.

Beavor included that the hotel’s place benefits from proposed road jobs that will connect Harmon Opportunity to the Strip and Valley View Boulevard to the NFL arena under building and construction. The task is a different idea from exactly what CAI had actually envisioned when it started dealing with the development three years back, Beavor said.

The initial idea was a 500-hotel with a mixed-use apartment aspect. Current plans require 250 rooms in the hotel and 289 apartment or condo units. “However, based on where we were at and the marketplace conditions and given the neighboring gaming properties (the Palms, Gold Coast and the Rio), financing was going to be an obstacle,” he stated. The residential or commercial property has long been vacant and was, prior to the recession, the site of among the many proposed luxury condo tasks in the Las

Vegas Valley.

Jewelry, purses worth $250K stolen from Encore hotel room in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –

While Las Vegas boulevard looked busy on Monday, one tourist stated the real hustle and bustle happened at the Repetition Hotel over the weekend.

Throughout a short holiday to Las Vegas, Jeffrey Berk said he lost huge, with countless dollars worth of products taken from his Repetition Hotel suite.

He stated the products included expensive watches, fashion jewelry and bags, all valued at a quarter million dollars.

On Monday, Berk offered a $25,000 money benefit to anyone who returns his stuff, no concerns asked.

On Saturday night, Berk was out in the town with his spouse. He said they left their hotel room, with keys in hand and went out to the Tony Bennett concert, however when he returned, the room wasn’t how he left it.

“The hotel door was open, the deadbolt was open in the space,” Berk said. “I right away recognized two of our laptops were gone, and I did a stock of the space. My watch roll was gone, my spouse’s watch roll was gone, a piece luggage a Louis Vuitton rolling bag was taken.”

He said in overall, thieves made off with over $250,000 worth of merchandise from his Encore Hotel suite, consisting of a $12,000 Hermes Birkin bag, a $50,000 Cartier bracelet and a $125,000 Chopard watch set.

“These are things that we buy and own because they have a high resale value,” Berk said. “It is no various than an Apple stock for us financially.”

Berk has actually earned a living by successfully sourcing and providing top of the line genuine Hermes Birkin purses, acquired by the similarity celebrities like Kylie Jenner and Keyshia K’aoir.

And he’s no complete stranger to the valley, investing a great deal of vacation money and time at the Encore hotel, he stated.

“I’m going to suggest I’ve spent at least 150 nights here.” “So for somebody whose been coming here over and over again, I’m absolutely surprised that the hotel has actually never apologized to us, they never said ‘Mr. Berk, we’re surprised this occurred.'”

Instead, he declares he’s been met reaction for going straight to the authorities, who stated they have a couple leads.

“As told to me as just recently as 3 hours ago the leads. PD are pursuing are still some staff members,” he said.

The Repetition who sent out back a statement saying in part: “We are fully working together with City on this matter and have communicated that to the visitor. As an alleged theft, Metro is the investigatory specialist on this matter as they are with all declared thefts.”

As for Berk, he said he does plan to return to Las Vegas in the future, however next time, he’ll try another hotel.

“How I feel now is totally dejected.”

Metro police verified they are examining this theft, and stated if anybody has information to call criminal offense stoppers at (702 )385-5555.

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New pattern in cocktails at high-end hotel bars– hold the alcohol

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Dandelyan by means of The New York Times/ AP The Apple Sourz-Less at Dandelyan is shown a bar at the Mondrian London at Sea Containers hotel. Innovative nonalcoholic cocktails are capturing on at a number of high-end hotel bars; the Dandelyan uses four, including this mixture made from fresh peas, pushed apples, rye flakes, capillaire syrup and Seedlip Garden, a nonalcoholic distilled spirit.

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Prominent hotel bars– the American Bar at the Savoy Hotel in London, for instance, or Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle in New York City– are frequently well-regarded for their ingenious cocktails.

Today, imaginative nonalcoholic concoctions are catching on, most notably in London, Paris, New York City and Los Angeles. Simply don’t call them mocktails.

“I consider our nonalcohol mixed drinks to be as complex and as crucial as our ones with alcohol and refer to them just as mixed drinks,” stated Ryan Chetiyawardana, the founder and owner of Dandelyan at Mondrian London at Sea Containers hotel, which uses 4 nonalcoholic beverages. “Mocktails, on the other hand, have a negative undertone. They tend to be overly sweet and an afterthought at bars.”

There’s the Bradsell, a mix of cold-brew coffee, malt caramel and chai spices like cinnamon and ginger. Another alternative is the Apple Sourz-Less. The base is a nonalcoholic distilled spirit called Seedlip Garden, a mix of peas, hay, spearmint, hops, rosemary and thyme. It also consists of fresh peas, pressed apples, rye flakes and capillaire syrup (a mix of fern, pine and orange bloom).

The bar sells an average of 50 to 100 nonalcoholic cocktails a day, and this number is only growing, Chetiyawardana said. “The people ordering them aren’t always teetotalers,” he stated. “They’re frequently drinkers who wish to take a night off from alcohol but still wish to go out and socialize.”

The American Bar at the Savoy provides five nonalcoholic cocktails, and all use another Seedlip product called Seedlip Spice, a blend of allspice berries, cardamom, oak and lemon and grapefruit peels. One example, which they refer to as the Art Deco, likewise includes citric acid, eucalyptus, peppermint syrup and soda.

“We’re open all the time and were seeing that our customers significantly didn’t want to consume alcohol midday, so I aimed to provide some similarly enticing options,” said Erik Lorincz, the American Bar’s head bartender.

Usually, these nonalcoholic beverages are less costly than routine cocktails. At the American Bar, for instance, rates for alcoholic mixed drinks begin at 18 pounds (about $24) each, while the nonalcoholic ones are 11.50 pounds. At Bemelmans, the difference is even more stark: nonalcoholic options are $12, compared to $21 to $26 for mixed drinks.

Lorincz and a number of other hotel bartenders stated that Seedlip, a relatively brand-new London-based brand, has actually inspired them to pay more attention to their virgin mixed drinks due to the fact that the 2 variations of the spirit are made with tasty, top quality active ingredients and match the sophistication of a top-shelf alcohol.

In addition to Dandelyan and the American Bar, Seedlip mixed drinks are available at practically 100 notable hotel bars, including the Rivoli Bar at the Ritz London, the Nomad Bar at the Nomad Hotel in New York, Le Bar at 4 Seasons Hotel George V in Paris and the Walker Inn at the Hotel Normandie in Los Angeles.

Seedlip’s founder, Ben Branson, stated that he created the spirits because he does not imbibe but likes spending quality time in dynamic bars. “I enjoy the bar scene, and I typically had a difficult time finding a beverage to delight in at a number of the bars I went to,” he stated.

Well-made nonalcoholic mixed drinks impart the same sensation of relaxation as ones with alcohol, said Philip Duff, the education director for the New Orleans festival Tales of the Mixed drink.

“A creative drink is an artistic drink whether it has alcohol in it or not, and both will chill you out,” he stated. Hotel bars are the ideal setting for serving virgin drinks, he said, because compared to other bars, they have the tendency to have larger spending budgets and access to more components, which the bartenders can utilize to craft creative drinks.

In addition to an expansive list of alcoholic cocktails, Le Bar du Plaza Athénné in Paris has a “Great Men” no-alcohol menu with four choices, consisting of the Mister Ginger, a mix of fresh mint, ginger ale, easy syrup and soda.

And in New York City City, Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle has a seasonal nonalcoholic mixed drink menu. One is the Ananas Cooler, made of pineapple juice, ginger beer, muddled mint and agave nectar. Served over ice in a high beer glass and garnished with candied ginger, the drink is a best-seller at Bemelmans, according to Javier Martinez, the bar’s manager.

“We may be understood for our martinis and manhattans, however the virgin drinks have been a winner for us and are fun for me to create,” he stated.

Martinez is so thrilled by the prospect of nonalcoholic cocktails, he said, that right now, in fall, he’s already experimenting with mixes for next spring.

‘The Voice: Neon Dreams’ is pertaining to the Acid rock Hotel

NBC’s hit singing competition reveal The Voice is coming to Las Vegas as a new concert experience in a custom-made theater area at the Acid rock Hotel. The Voice: Neon Dreams, described as “the continuation of the musical journey for some of the program’s most popular entrants,” is set to open in spring 2018 and tickets are currently on sale at thevoicevegas.com.”Over the last three years, we’ve worked relentlessly with our partners at NBC, Talpa Media and the Hard Rock Hotel to develop among the most distinct and engaging music experiences on earth,” Base Home Entertainment Creative Director Vincent Marini said in a statement. “From the unrivaled skill, to the one-of-a-kind lobby experience, to the place’s innovative 360-degree design, The Voice: Neon Dreams will be an electrifying flight through nearly every musical genre you can picture.”

The program will include a cast of singers including The Voice Season 10 winner Alisan Porter, Chris Mann, Mary Sarah, Matthew Schuler and Matt McAndrew, signed up with by future winners of the TV program and backed by bandleader Michael Sanchez. The Voice: Neon Dreams will be staged in a brand-new facility that will include an exhibition-style lobby, reveal souvenirs like the signature spinning judges’ chairs, recording suites where fans can tape-record their own audition, and a theater-in-the-round with several phase sets.

No launching date for the new show has been established yet, however the performance schedule will be Sunday through Wednesday at 8 p.m. plus 7 and 9:30 p.m. shows on Friday and Saturday. Ticket costs start at $42 plus taxes and charges. The Voice: Neon Dreams is produced in partnership with Talpa Media, Herrick Entertainment and Base Home Entertainment.

NYC hotel uses '' Stranger Things ' space package through 2018

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Sandy Cohen/ AP This image shows a setup for the Netflix series, “Stranger Things,” at Comic-Con in San Diego on Thursday, July 20, 2017.

Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017|1 a.m.

NEW YORK– New york city locals and visitors expecting the Friday release of the second season of Netflix’s hit program “Complete stranger Things” can now get a hotel package for their binge-watching needs.

The Gregory Hotel in midtown Manhattan is offering a new “ex-stream-ly relaxing bundle” for fans to watch every episode in hotel convenience.

WNBC-TV reports the space will provide streaming service by means of Google Chromecast to view the season premiere. The room also includes “Complete stranger Things”-themed space decorations and food, such as a light-up wall tapestry and among the character’s favorite treats, Eggo waffles.

The hotel will provide a mug reading “Friends Do not Lie”– a famous line from the program– for guests to take house.

Booking rates start at $249 per night and will go through Aug. 30, 2018.

Laptop in Las Vegas shooter'' s hotel suite was missing out on hard disk

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Christopher DeVargas The damaged window from the 32nd flooring of Mandalay bay, where Stephen Paddock shot at civilians going to the Path 91 Celebration, is translucented palm trees, Tuesday. Oct 3, 2017.

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. A laptop computer found inside the Las Vegas shooter’s hotel suite after he carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history was missing a disk drive, a federal authorities informed The Associated Press on Wednesday.

Private investigators suspect gunman Stephen Paddock removed the hard disk drive from the laptop after he opened fire from his high-rise suite at the Mandalay Bay hotel-casino into a crowd at a c and w concert, eliminating 58 individuals and wounded hundreds of others, the authorities said.

The official wasn’t authorized to talk about the matter openly and spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity.

The hard disk drive hasn’t been discovered, inning accordance with the official, and the lack of digital ideas adds yet another confusing element to the investigation as authorities attempt to determine what may’ve led the 64-year-old high-stakes gambler to devote the mass killing. Private investigators have analyzed his politics, financial resources, any possible radicalization and his social habits– typical investigative opportunities that have helped uncover the intention in previous shootings– and there’s still no clear intention.

On Wednesday, authorities likewise estimated that the costs of authorities, fire and other emergency situation services associated with the massacre were projected at about $4 million and climbing up.

The disclosure came in the middle of pledges by the federal government to provide $1 million, and from the state of Nevada to pay $600,000 to defray expenses originating from the Oct. 1 shooting.

Metro Police Officer Laura Meltzer provided what she called a preliminary figure of $3.5 million for department costs related to the worst mass shooting in contemporary U.S. history.

“We still have a lot of resources devoted to the examination,” Meltzer stated. “We still have people working overtime and all the time on it.”

The amount spent on overtime to date amounts to majority a percent of the yearly Las Vegas authorities spending plan.

Clark County administrators on Tuesday estimated fire department, coroner and social services expenses at between $300,000 and $500,000, county representative Erik Pappa said.

“Over the long term, we anticipate it will remain in the millions,” he stated.

Pappa noted that a facility dubbed the “The Vegas Strong Resiliency Center” opened Monday to work as a one-stop resource for recommendations and referrals for homeowners, visitors and responders affected by the shooting. He stated it is expected to remain open for several years.

Paddock, a previous investor with houses in Reno and Mesquite fired assault-style weapons out two 32nd-floor windows at the Mandalay Bay resort into a crowd of 22,000 people at an open-air country music performance throughout the street. Cops and the FBI have actually stated they think he acted alone.

The United States Justice Department recently revealed a $1 million award from “justice support” funds to Nevada to assist defray immediate expenses of responding to the shooting.

On Tuesday, Gov. Brian Sandoval and state Chief law officer Adam Laxalt allocated $600,000 from funds that Laxalt said were gained from a misleading trade practices claim settlement in July. Laxalt called the cash non-taxpayer funds.

Sandoval called the cash a first step in offering “any extra resources needed” to assist the examination, and stated the cops department must get the state cash within 15 days.

Metro, with almost 2,700 sworn officers, has an annual budget of $552 million. It covers the majority of Clark County, with a population of about 2 million individuals and more than 40 million visitors a year. The yearly county budget plan is about $6.6 billion.