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Plaza Employees are Going to School!

One day per month a group of volunteers will help at the Sunrise Acres Elementary School mobile food pantry. Three Square Food Bank works with the Downtown Las Vegas school to assist upwards of 400 families by providing 40 to 50 pounds of food for free every month. Many families struggle with proper nutrition because of difficult financial circumstances. The Sunrise Acres staff and volunteers ensure that students and their caretakers do not go hungry. The Plaza and its employees cherish opportunities to give back to the local community. If you would like to lend your help and donate time

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Downtown Las Vegas Buzzes as Life is Beautiful Returns

[caption id="attachment_268" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Fred Morledge – FMPhoto.com[/caption] Downtown Las Vegas is a vibrant area that speaks to both a great past and promising future. The Life is Beautiful festival, which returns to Downtown Las Vegas on Friday, is a testament of this. The festival will bring some of today’s greatest musicians, chefs, artists and speakers to the art district for a three day inspirational social platform. The Plaza Hotel and Casino has defined Downtown Las Vegas throughout its historic past. Today, as the area continues to undergo substantial change and growth we continue to create the perfect combination of

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How to Make the Perfect Mint Julep

The Mint Julep has been the official drink for the Kentucky Derby for nearly a century. How did this drink consisting of mint, sugar, and bourbon achieve such fame? History of the Julep “Julep” comes from the Persian for “rose water”. It describes a sweet drink used to mask the taste of medicine. Truth be told, mint juleps were the original energizing morning drink! Horse trainers who woke up early would prepare the drink to help face the day. Eventually, the julep started showing up at horse races. In 1938, Churchill Downs started charging twenty-five cents once they noticed the

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What You Don’t Know About Las Vegas!

The bright lights of Downtown Las Vegas and the Strip plus the fast-paced and high-energy gambling at any number of casinos. That’s Las Vegas in a nutshell -- or is it? Sure, you’ve heard of these attractions, and you’re certainly going to hit them up the next time you’re in the city, but is there more to Las Vegas than meets the eye? Of course! Las Vegas is a city of surprises. Whether its your first time visiting Sin City or you’re a Vegas veteran, these beyond the strip attractions will give you a well-rounded vacation you’ll remember forever. Ethel

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Plaza Las Vegas Bartender Keith Wins Competition

Congratulations to Oscar’s Beef Booze and Broads’ bartender Keith Baker for winning the Mob Museum’s first annual “Boss of the Bars” contest! This event, hosted by and at the Mob Museum, located in downtown Las Vegas and is just steps away from Fremont Street Las Vegas. The “Boss of the Bars” contest marks the date that Prohibition was repealed in the United States. Keith is originally from Memphis, Tennessee and has been bartending since he was 21 years old. Keith says he has entered several contests online but has never actually won a contest before winning the “Boss of the

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All You Need to Know About Royal Rewards at the Plaza Las Vegas

When creating Royal Rewards we really considered what our current, new and seasoned players would want in a player’s club.  Just about every casino in Las Vegas has some sort of player’s club so we made sure Royal Rewards would stand out in the sea of all the others. Here is just some of what makes Plaza’s player’s club so special. New Member Bonuses We wanted new members to feel the advantage of joining Royal Rewards right away so we added some special offers to get you off to a great start. $100 rebate on your first 24 hours of

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Experience Comfort and Value When You Stay at the Plaza Hotel & Casino

  If you are lucky enough to fly into Las Vegas at night, you’ll see the bright neon lights all over the city. We think Las Vegas is an amazing city and when you stay at the Plaza Hotel and Casino, you’ll get some of the best that this city has to offer for a very affordable price and don’t just take our word for it! There are lots of choices in Sin City for places to lay your tired head after a night of eating, drinking and gaming, which is why we go out of our way to make

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Free Vegas Stay! Jingle All the Way!

Want to get away from it all this holiday season?  If visions of dashing through a mall with a broken-handled shopping bag don’t have you laughing all the way? Escaping to Vegas is a great way to do something special for yourself in the middle of all your obligations this holiday season. Well, we don’t have to tell you that December is a beautiful time to visit Las Vegas. The weather is crisp and cool to keep you in that holiday spirit yet, no ice or snow to scrape and shovel. There are tons of games to play…okay so you

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Oscar’s Signature Cocktails

Tasting a bit of Vegas has never been so thrilling Many of our locals and tourists alike find the history and legacy of Vegas thrilling and part of the charm of Sin City.  For those who may not be as familiar with the namesake of this iconic steakhouse in Downtown Las Vegas at the Plaza Hotel & Casino, let us indulge you. Oscar Goodman served as the “Happiest Mayor in the Universe” for Las Vegas from 1999 to 2011.  However it’s his former career that has audiences captivated.  In his career as a defense attorney, he represented defendants accused of

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Vegetarian Options at the Plaza

The Plaza has many options when it comes to dining: Oscar’s Steakhouse, Pop up Pizza, Hash House a Go Go and a food court with McDonalds, Subway, and Zabas Mexican Grill. If you are a vegetarian or vegan, there are plenty of delicious options. Here are a few suggestions to get you started when looking for vegetarian options at the Plaza. Pop Up Pizza is the best of the Downtown Pizza places. Pop Up Pizza offers a large variety of veggie pizzas and even vegan cheese upon request. They also have vegan donuts and ice cream! This is an easy

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Best of Las Vegas

The Best of Las Vegas 2019 voting is now open! You can vote every day from every device! Keep the gold Downtown! Voting ends August 1st.

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