Sunday, October 31, 2010

Happy Vegas Halloween

In Vegas, how can you tell it's Halloween?

Friday, October 29, 2010

The Morelli House

The 1958 Morelli House was transported intact from the Desert Inn golf course to Downtown with the fireplace, commodes and wallpaper... and possibly the two ladies standing in the front entrance.

Monday, October 25, 2010

The Morelli House - 60's Vegas

The Morelli House, built in 1958 by the Sands orchestra conductor, has been perfectly preserved down to the red linoleum in the kitchen and the vinyl banquette dining table.

Friday, October 22, 2010

The Rat And The Fatcat At The Stratosphere

Every morning, protesting workers inflate a rat and a fatcat (squeezing a worker) in front of the Stratosphere - they're not pleased the casino has hired non-union labor. With the rat, Paul Benigno, President of Operative Plasterers & Cement Masons.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Faces Of Protest

Workers have been protesting non-union labor hired by the Stratosphere - they erected a giant inflatable rat to reflect their feelings.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Goodbye, Liberace

The Liberace Museum closed today.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Weddings In Vegas On 10-10-10

What a wedding gridlock on 10-10-10 - brides were being processed at rapid speed and a riot almost broke out at the Drive-Thru-Window. Drive-Thru-Window?

Monday, October 11, 2010

Everyone Got Married In Vegas On 10-10-10

One small chapel had 162 weddings scheduled for 10-10-10. It's a wonder anyone had time to say "I do", cry, kiss and pose for photos, before the next bride was hastily rushed in.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Harley-Davidson At Vegas Bikefest, 2010

Harley-Davidson is quite the American brand - it evokes leather-clad bearded bikers with beer bellies gliding across wide, open spaces. It's not a motorbike, it's a way of life.

Monday, October 4, 2010

People At The Vegas Bikefest 2010

Motorbike enthusiasts, entire families and fearsome big bikers descended on Vegas this weekend for some wholesome fun.

Friday, October 1, 2010

The Liberace Museum Is Closing

Alas, our foremost cultural institution is closing later this month. They were going to make a Liberace film starring Michael Douglas, but I guess that's off now. Pity - it might have saved the museum.