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Ellis Island Gambling establishment broadens with an ingenious brand-new club area

Ellis Island Casino & & Brewery has been a Las Vegas favorite for nearly 50 years, understood for beer, food, karaoke and fun for residents and travelers seeking to have a good time without breaking the bank. As such, the casino simply east of the Strip hasn’t had to make numerous modifications throughout the years. But something huge is coming.

Construction is underway on the Front Lawn, a distinct, brewpub-style indoor/outdoor venue stretching along Koval Lane. The two-story expansion will fit 300, serving suds directly from the Ellis Island brewery, with a fresh menu of bar grub and live music, too.

“It actually began as a patio concept and grew out of control into this different thing,” states Director of Marketing Christina Ellis. “For several years we’ve been a residents’ joint, however we have actually seen big growth in the tourist market, more brand-new individuals coming in and hanging out. It’s a good opportunity to include something brand-new.” Specifically when that something will attract both longtime local patrons and Vegas visitors just finding the charms of Ellis Island.

Set to open later on this year, the Front Lawn will include the brewery into its style so clients can witness the brewing procedure. It will inhabit the northwest area of the property at Flamingo and Koval, supplying views of the Strip from its garden-like atmosphere and second-floor atrium.

Ellis states the team is still talking about the musical lineup, however it’s safe to anticipate diverse noises. “We would love to do a local-music series there, and we have actually spoken about cover bands as well as a gospel choir or stand-up comedy,” she says.

Nobody seems more ecstatic about the Front Backyard than Ellis Island’s long time regulars, who have actually been surveying the design inside the casino. “Individuals are bringing their pals into check it out, and our team members are so fired up. It’s a contagious energy,” Ellis says. “We want to ensure everybody understands we’re not eliminating any of the important things they like, simply including more to like.”

Chris Sotiropoulos: From Motor City to Sin City– the American Coney Island takeover


Tom Donoghue/DonoghuePhotography. com American Coney Island Chili Dogs opens Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at The D Las Vegas downtown.

Owners Grace Keros and Chris Sotiropoulos flank The D owner Derek Stevens. By Chris Sotiropoulos Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015|4:58 p.m. American Coney Island Chili Dogs at the D Hotel Introduce slideshow”Tom Donoghue/DonoghuePhotography. com American Coney Island

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American Coney Island Chili Dogs opens Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at The D Las Vegas downtown. Owners Grace Keros and Chris Sotiropoulos flank The D owner Derek Stevens.
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“at the Venetian, and we cook up America’s very first food preferred with downtown’s hotdog king Chris Sotiropoulos: My name is Chris Sotiropoulos, and I’m the pleased co-owner of American Coney Island at The D Las Vegas in downtown Las Vegas As third-generation American Coney Island owners, my sister Grace Keros and I broadened our household’s tradition by bringing the renowned Coney Canine to Sin City in 2012. July was National Hot Dog Month. We commemorated the remarkable celebration by eating Coney Dogs, of course! Las Vegas locals and visitors alike can join our year-round salute to the hotdog by visiting the only American Coney Island place outside Detroit– and we’re open 24/7. Coming from Detroit, the Coney Pet was created by my grandfather Gust Keros when he arrived in the Motor City from Greece. In 1917, he started business we understand and love today

. One might ask what’s so special about the Coney Pet dog and how the succulent reward has made such a name for itself. The answer is easy: using my household’s lip-smacking top secret” Coney Island Chili Sauce”dish together with our naturally casing hot dog that includes a snap the moment you bite into it. These components are specially made by American Coney Island and include no by-products. It’s the distinct and remarkable taste of these components that have brought us success for nearly

a century. The Coney Canine has a really certain recipe that has attracted interest from hot dog enthusiasts everywhere. It is comprised of a natural housing beef and pork hot dog topped with mustard, Keros chili and sliced white Vidalia onions all in a warm, steamed bun. And, like I constantly state, the more napkins you make use of, the much better the Coney. Now I leave you with some fascinating fun truths that have actually described my household’s story of the Coney Dog for the past 98 years: * American Coney Island has survived both Anxieties and Recessions in the Detroit area, making it the oldest family-owned business in the city. The success brought to American Coney Island has actually kept it from ever closing the doors since opening in 1917, and to this day nobody understands where those keys are. * Our Coney Dog continues to be a cherished preferred, as it has taken

home rewards such as “Best Hot Dog” on Food Network’s” Food Feuds” and the Travel Channel’s “Food Wars. “Furthermore, we have actually been awarded “Best Coney Pet dog”in the state of Michigan, offering us much-deserved bragging rights. * One well-known admirer of the Coney Canine is rocker Kid Rock, who was sporting an American Coney Island T-shirt when he carried out on”The Tonight Program”with Jimmy Fallon. * The state of Michigan enjoys American Coney Island so much that they decided to dedicate May 23 as American Coney Island Holiday in order to memorialize the delicious pet.

* Since many hot dog lovers request the Coney Pet from all over the country, American Coney Island chose to address by producing the Coney Kit. The Coney Kit is a home kit that contains 12 hot dogs, 12 buns, Keros chili, one Vidalia onion, mustard, and one of our paper hats to give the American Coney

Island feel right in your home. Stop on by and see us the next time you find yourself in downtown Las Vegas. There’s genuinely no other pet rather like a Coney! Make sure to check out today’s other guest writer,

Dane Biren of “Rock of Ages”at the Venetian. On Thursday, we fulfill Mark Ferratt of”Million Dollar Quartet” at Harrah’s and discover the work of the Epicurean Charitable Structure. Robin Leach of “Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous”fame has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has invested the previous 15 years giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground. Follow Robin Leach on Twitter at Twitter.com/ Robin_Leach. Follow Las Vegas Sun Entertainment+Luxury Elder Editor Don Chareunsy on Twitter at

Twitter.com/ VDLXEditorDon. D Las Vegas. The D Las Vegas is the brand-new revved-up name for a longtime downtown Las Vegas hotel, Fitzgeralds, which

had functioned because 1987. Owner Derek Stevens rebranded and refurbished the hotel in fall 2012 to provide it a motor city style, making use of the nickname of his precious city, Detroit, for the name of the brand-new hotel. He likewise brought in two restaurant favorites from Detroit: American Coney Island and Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Italian Steakhouse. The building functions 638

remodeled modern spaces and suites. The distinct two-level casino consisted of slots and table video games. Dancing dealers are showcased on the first floor. And the second floor transports guests back in time to old-school Vegas with its Vintage Casino. The gambling establishment also features the LONGBAR , the longest bar in Nevada,

where sports fans can see video games on cinema TVs. Outside on Fremont Street, D Bar invites visitors and passerby alike to take pleasure in revitalizing frozen libations and specialty cocktails as talented, trickster bartenders send out bottles and glasses flying through the air. The Display room at the D includes the interactive comedy program,”Marital relationship

Can Be Murder,”where visitors can be part of the secret. 301 Fremont St Las Vegas, NV 89101 702-388-2400 American Coney Island The D Las Vegas has actually brought among Detroit’s preferred restaurants, American Coney Island, to Las Vegas. American Coney Island is the earliest family-owned company in Detroit. Founder Gust Keros coined the expression”Coney Pet dog”and introduced the treat to the city of Detroit in

1917. The high-quality, specifically skilled, natural-casing Dearborn sausage brand hotdog is topped with the Keros family secret dish Coney Island Chili Sauce, fine mustard and sweet sliced onions, and served in a warm steamed bun. Menu products include the Coney Dog, chili cheese fries and gyros.

301 Fremont St Las Vegas, NV 89101 702-388-2400

Mermaids, aquatic animals end up for Coney Island parade


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Participants march on the boardwalk throughout the 33rd annual Mermaid Parade, Saturday, June 20, 2015, in Coney Island in the Brooklyn district of New York.

Saturday, June 20, 2015|3:23 p.m.

New York City– Tens of countless revelers turned out Saturday for Coney Island’s 33rd annual Mermaid Parade in spite of gray skies and stable drizzle.

“If it begins drizzling, we’re all fish individuals,” said Joe Coddington of Queens, who was using a crab hat and a t-shirt that said “butter me up.” He added: “We originate from the sea. It ares more enjoyable.”

Lia Perotta of Brooklyn stated she has dressed as a mermaid every year for 10 years.

“It’s everything about the shine today,” she said.

The parade, which began in 1983 and happens on the Saturday closest to the first day of summertime, is a mix of seaside honky-tonk and household fun.

Burlesque dancer Julie Atlas Muz was this year’s Queen Mermaid. Actor Mat Fraser was King Neptune.

Mayor Costs de Blasio triggered a stir in 2014 when he appeared in a puffy-shirted pirate outfit. He did not attend this year.