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Ep. 47 – Looking Back.

Jonathan, Lisa, Gary and producer Rich Johnson look back on the challenges of the past year: closing the hotel during the pandemic, figuring out how to operate once it reopened, dealing with ever-changing and often-conflicting rules and guidelines, and setting a course for the future. All this as Plaza gets ready to celebrate its 50th […]

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Ep. 46 – Jason Feinberg, Fox5 Morning Anchor

In a town with a reputation as a transient media market, Jason Feinberg is an exception. He’s been here for 15 years. He anchors the morning news at Fox5, and often covers the biggest events, parties and openings here in Las Vegas.  Jason shares his career path, which included stops in Palm Springs, West Texas, […]

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Ep. 45 – Too Much Oscar? Never!!

He’s back with more tales of old Las Vegas. Oscar Goodman, our Steakhouse namesake, former mayor and legendary lawyer talks with Jonathan about the last Oscar’s Dinner Series. At the dinner, Oscar tells the story of how he and Carolyn came to Las Vegas and recalls a couple of his early cases  — including the […]

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Ep. 44 – Steve Hill, Master Conventioneer

While the image is still “Sin City,” the reality is that Las Vegas is “Convention City.” And the man who makes that work is Steve Hill, CEO and President of the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority. That’s the organization that brings all the huge gatherings to Las Vegas – shows like CES, World of […]

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Ep. 43 – Aquarius Wilkinson, Plaza Host

What is a casino host? We’ve discussed it in the past, and interviewed one of the most famous hosts in Las Vegas. Now we get “up close and Plaza” with our newest host, Aquarius Wilkinson. He shares the path he took to hosting – and to the Plaza. Aquarius also talks about his work week, […]

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Ep. 42 – Oscar’s Dinners & the Chef Who Cooks Them

We’re departing from our usual format this episode to bring two guests and a small slice of one of our favorite events: Oscar’s Dinner Series. Oscar Goodman, himself, is on hand to talk about the first dinner in 14 months, and he’s joined by Ben Jenkins, Executive Chef of Oscar’s Steakhouse. Ben talks about his […]

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Ep. 41 – Paul Ryu, Food Influencer

If a picture is worth a thousand words, Paul Ryu’s body of work is reaching to infinity and beyond. He’s the guy behind RyuSauce, and can rightly claim the title of “food influencer.” As head of the social media company JMPforce, Paul and his team help restaurants up their social media and digital marketing games.But […]

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Ep. 40 – The Return of Vital Vegas!

Thirty episodes after his first appearance, Scott Roeben is back! The man behind the Vital Vegas blog shares some of his strong opinions about the region’s post-Covid resurgence. Scott and Jonathan also take a deep dive into the history of Plaza’s fractious relationship with the Fremont Street Experience – especially regarding construction of “Slotzilla,” the […]

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Ep. 39 – Fred Mossler, Downtown Visionary

Tony Hsieh wouldn’t join a startup company called Shoesite unless Fred Mossler came along. Fred Mossler said he wouldn’t sign on until Tony Hsieh did. Despite barely knowing each other, both said yes, and both turned Shoesite into Zappos — and helped turn downtown Las Vegas into what it is today. Fred was also a […]

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Ep. 38 – Larry Ruvo, Las Vegas Treasure

Running the region’s largest distributor of wine and spirits inevitably makes Larry Ruvo a player in Las Vegas. But Larry never rested on his wealth. After his father died from Alzheimer’s Disease (which had been mis-diagnosed), Larry decided to do something about it. That “something” is the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, a world-class […]

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Online ordering is now available for Pop Up Pizza.

Takeout Pop Up Pizza

Online ordering is now available for Pop Up Pizza.

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