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Everything You Need to Know about Our New Rooftop Pool

With its “retro Palm Springs meets classic downtown Las Vegas” vibe, the Pool at the Plaza brings a whole new rooftop pool experience to the downtown scene and is one of the best downtown Las Vegas pools. A Downtown Pool with a View The renovated pool deck provides guests with OVER 70,000 sq. ft. of ultimate relaxation and entertainment, making it one of the largest pool decks in downtown Las Vegas. Guests can enjoy a variety of newly added features including a refurbished wet deck, recreation facilities, and even an onsite bar. Here’s everything you need to know about the

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Where to Find the Most Unique Cocktails in and Around Downtown Las Vegas

Downtown Las Vegas offers visitors the chance to experience the same excitement and nightlife that the city is known for, but with smaller crowds than the Strip. Next time you’re here, make sure to stop by these top-notch spots and grab one of their cocktails you won’t find anywhere else. Or you can just try all of them—decisions are hard. Oscar's Beef • Booze • Broads KAREN HILL'S PALOMA On the second floor of the Plaza, one can find a flurry of refreshing cocktails on Oscar’s cocktail menu. These cocktails include Karen Hill’s Paloma made with tequila, Jarritos, Pamplemousse Liqueur,

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Embracing Warmer Weather in Downtown Las Vegas

If you’re planning a trip to Las Vegas over the next few months, you’ll definitely want to compile a list of things to do that will help you beat the summer heat. Downtown Las Vegas is a great location to find unique attractions for having fun and staying cool. Here are five exciting, heat-approved attractions you should check out in Downtown Las Vegas: Sunday funday cocktails 🍭 #plazalv #plazahotelvegas #hotel #casino #gamble #gaming #downtown #downtownvegas #plazalvorbust #lasvegas #vegas #summer #plazapool #fun #love #travel #adventure #cocktails A photo posted by Plaza Hotel and Casino (@plazalasvegas) on Jul 10, 2016 at 6:36pm

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Your Downtown Las Vegas Brunch Guide

Downtown Las Vegas has a wide array of fabulous restaurants to enjoy, including some incredible brunch destinations. Relaxing over a leisurely Sunday morning meal is the perfect way to unwind after a busy weekend, and Las Vegas has plenty of places where you can do just that.  Check our top picks for the best Sunday brunches located downtown: MTO Cafe Address: 500 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89135 Brunch Hours: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. MTO Cafe is a favorite DTLV brunch spot for its friendly staff and tempting menu. Popular menu items include breakfast classics like orange juice and pancakes,

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Top Pieces of Street Art in Downtown Las Vegas

Unique street art masterpieces are available for viewing right around the corner in Downtown Las Vegas. Far from the stoic galleries of the fine art world and thrust right onto the walls, bridges, and underpasses of busy city streets, street art is as innovative as it is enigmatic. Most artists operate like apparitions with paint brushes, descending on an approved area and rendering their own unique artistic vision in a matter of days, or even hours. If you’re in the Downtown Las Vegas area and want to immerse yourself in an artistic trend that is both thrilling and becoming increasingly

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What to Know About Getting Around Vegas

Downtown is probably the most pedestrian-friendly area of Vegas. If you are planning on visiting any of the exciting attractions elsewhere in the city, however, you will likely want to consider your transportation option ahead of time. Save yourself the stress of finding the right transportation when you get here by learning more about what options are available to you and how to use them to ensure you have a great trip. Here is what you need to know about getting around Las Vegas. Ride Sharing Chances are, you have already used one of the massively popular ride-sharing services now

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The Best Ways to Relax in Downtown Las Vegas

Downtown Las Vegas offers plenty of excitement for guests to enjoy; however, there is also a broad range of relaxing activities in DTLV to soak in. If you’re seeking a Vegas experience that’s fun and low-key, the downtown area won’t disappoint. Check out our picks for the best ways to relax in downtown Las Vegas. Attend Second Saturday at Emergency Arts You’ve probably heard of First Friday — an incredible art festival held downtown on the first Friday of every month, but you might not know about Second Saturday. A photo posted by Emergency Arts (@emergencyarts) on Jan 2, 2016

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Your Guide to the First Friday Festival in Downtown Vegas

Downtown Las Vegas isn’t just about bright lights and casino excitement. Although DTLV is legendary for its neon lights and historic gaming establishments, the area also offers its fair share of arts and culture. A photo posted by First Friday LV (@firstfridaylv) on Feb 5, 2016 at 9:13pm PST The amazing art scene is due in large part to First Friday — a free art festival held on the first Friday of every month that’s been going strong since its 2002 debut. Today, First Friday welcomes over 20,000 guests and is the largest event of its kind in Las Vegas.

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Must-See Spring Shows in Downtown Las Vegas

Downtown Las Vegas delivers exciting shows this spring, ranging from art exhibitions to comedic performances. There are so many options when it comes to entertainment in downtown Vegas that it can be difficult to decide which show you’d like to see. From comedy to classical music, there’s a little bit of everything from which you can choose. Check out our picks for the best spring entertainment options in downtown Las Vegas. The Scintas When: April 8, 9, 15 & 16 / May 6, 7, 13 & 14 / June 3, 4, 24, 25 / July 8, 9, 15, 16 / August

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About the Plaza’s Newest Resident Act: The Scintas

Few Vegas shows have the wherewithal to survive the constant evolution of the city and still come out on top. The Scintas have done just that. With injections of fresh material, an energetic dynamic between group members, and a new residency at the Plaza, The Scintas are on track to give downtown visitors an exciting show they are not soon to forget. The Beginning Frankie Scinta began performing at the age of 9 and instantly knew he wanted to spend his life on the stage. "Once I heard that applause that was it, I knew that's what I was going

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5 Places to Grab a Quick, Cheap Bite in Downtown Vegas

When you’re on the go in downtown Las Vegas, it helps to know the best places to grab a bite to eat if you're feeling those hunger pangs. Thanks to the following affordable establishments, dining on the run in Downtown Vegas is convenient, yet still delicious. Pop Up Pizza Is there anything better than pizza for satisfying your hunger quickly?  You don’t even have to leave the Plaza to enjoy incredible pizza — just head to Pop Up Pizza at the south end of the casino floor. Here, you’ll find a wide array of pizza choices including vegan options.  

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The Tours of Downtown Las Vegas you Don’t Want to Miss

The next time you find yourself in Las Vegas, consider taking some time to tour the downtown area. There are all kinds of fun guided tours of this vibrant cultural area, so no matter where your interests lie, you should be able to find the perfect tour to enhance your Vegas experience. While exploring the city on your own is certainly an option, there’s nothing quite like a guided tour to give you a detailed look at everything Downtown Vegas has to offer. Here are a few of the best tours of the downtown area to consider. Zappos Downtown Escapade

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Downtown Las Vegas Parking Guide

Your Vegas adventure should be hassle free from start to finish — even when it comes to parking. While Las Vegas as a whole has ample parking, the downtown area can be tricky. If you’re visiting areas like Container Park or Fremont Street, you may run into parking problems if you aren’t adequately prepared. Check out these tips before parking downtown. Parking at the Plaza Parking at the Plaza Hotel & Casino is convenient and affordable. To access the self-parking garage and the valet service, head to Main Street and Carson Avenue. Located on Main Street at Bridger Avenue is

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Top Steakhouses in Downtown Las Vegas

There’s just something romantic about a quality meal enjoyed in a refined setting. Luckily for you and your sweetheart, Las Vegas has some of the finest steakhouses found anywhere — especially in the dazzling downtown area. Consider these great steakhouses in Downtown Las Vegas when making your dinner reservations. Oscar’s You don’t have to travel far from the comfort of your Plaza hotel room for an extraordinary meal and impeccable service. Head to Oscar’s, a steakhouse opened by Vegas icon and former Mayor Oscar B. Goodman. A photo posted by Oscar's Beef, Booze, & Broads (@oscarssteakhouselv) on Jan 30, 2016

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Best Romantic Activities in Downtown Las Vegas

Las Vegas is one of the most romantic cities in the world — not just on Valentine’s Day, but all year long! If you’re going to be in Vegas with your sweetheart and want an unforgettable experience filled with romance, look no further than the downtown area. Check out these ideas for couple-friendly activities that are sure to fill your heart with love. Dinner at Oscar’s A delicious meal in an elegant setting is always an excellent choice when it comes to turning up the romance. Look no further than Oscar’s at the Plaza when you’re in the mood for

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2 Exciting New Exhibits Opening at The Plaza

Last year, the Plaza opened a special gallery full of some of the most iconic sports memorabilia. The Las Vegas Club Gallery at the Plaza was filled with hundreds of sports-related items available for purchase by the public. The exhibit was a huge success, with many of the items quickly bought by eager sports enthusiasts and collectors. In response to the overwhelming success of the Plaza’s sports memorabilia exhibit, the Plaza is doing it again. This time, with two exciting new exhibits that pay homage to the hotel’s old Vegas roots. These exhibits are an excellent way to showcase the

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6 Great Coffee Shops in Downtown Las Vegas

Downtown Las Vegas has it all — glitzy casinos, incredible shopping and dining, and an array of excellent coffee shops. Fuel up for your Vegas adventure with a cup of java at one of these downtown hotspots: Coffee Bar Located inside the Plaza Hotel is Coffee Bar — a warm and welcoming cafe famous for its amazing gelato and a tempting array of coffee drinks. Enjoy a Latte, Chai Tea, or Americano coffee. Also, on the menu is Cappuccino, Cafe Moka, and much more. In the mood for an intense jolt? Coffe Bar also sells single and double Italian-style espresso

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The Best Pizza Joints in Downtown Las Vegas

Although Las Vegas is full of incredible restaurants serving every cuisine imaginable, sometimes only pizza will do. When you’re in the mood for a slice or two, look no further than Downtown Las Vegas for an array of delicious pizza joints. Here are our favorites. Pop Up Pizza Enjoy some of the city’s best pizza without ever leaving your hotel. The Plaza is home to Pop Up Pizza, an establishment with a cozy, welcoming ambiance and an array of tempting menu items. A photo posted by Pop Up Pizza (@popuppizzalv) on Jan 29, 2014 at 12:02pm PST For a taste

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Come Check Out What’s New at The Plaza

Craps is one of the most timeless Vegas table games, evoking images of taking a big risk for an even bigger payout. Classic craps is likely to remain a Vegas staple for the long haul, but like much of the city, it too, has evolved. If you’re wondering how a stronghold like craps could get any better, imagine never losing on the comeout roll. Crapless craps, now at The Plaza Hotel in downtown Vegas, is perfect for seasoned craps aficionados and new-to-the-table players. Ready to learn how to play? The Breakdown Crapless craps, in its most basic form, is simply

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The Best Happy Hour Hotspots in Downtown Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a city that has most everything you can imagine, including some great places to have a drink. Whether you’re a visitor to the city or a resident entertaining friends or family from out of town, you’ll find an array of happy hour hotspots within convenient walking distance of each other. Here are some of our favorites. Velveteen Rabbit The locally-loved Velveteen Rabbit bar has happy hour every day except during the monthly First Friday events. From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., you’ll save $2 on specialty cocktails, $2 off beer, $4 off well drinks and $1 off

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5 Great Dessert Spots in Downtown Las Vegas

There’s always room for dessert, especially when you’re in Downtown Las Vegas. In addition to the fabulous entertainment and shopping destinations found here, downtown is also home to some of the best desserts in the city. These fabulous establishments are serving up crave-worthy treats sure to satisfy even the most discerning sweet tooth. Here are a few of our favorites. ChillSpot by SasaSweets When nothing but a frozen treat will do, head to Chillspot by SasaSweets. The ice cream served here is made right in front of you using liquid nitrogen for unparalleled freshness. A photo posted by ChillSpot by

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Exploring Downtown Las Vegas’ Beer Garden

  A photo posted by BeerGarden (@beergardenlv) on Sep 5, 2015 at 5:39pm PDT Downtown Las Vegas is a hub of fun activities and a large variety of different cuisines sure to appeal to anyone. Although there are dining options including everything from a decadent steak dinner, to oversized favorites such as chicken and waffles, there is nothing quite like the Beer Garden at Plaza. This unique venue aims to recreate the traditional European beer gardens with its own unique twist. Those looking for a quick and delicious bite to eat and a frosty craft beer straight from the tap

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Everything You Need to Know about Downtown Las Vegas’ Art District

A photo posted by Las Vegas (@vegas) on Sep 6, 2015 at 8:46pm PDT Downtown Las Vegas is one of the most culturally and historically rich areas in the entire city. One of the many reasons both tourists and locals alike love this area of the city is the Downtown Arts District. This eclectic area, officially known as 18b Arts District is well known as the hub of the art scene in Las Vegas. The area is full of art and working galleries, antique and other unique shops and restaurants and unique lounges. Only a short walk from Fremont Street,

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Family Friendly Attractions in Downtown Las Vegas

The transformation of Downtown Las Vegas over the past couple of years has made the area more family friendly than ever. Today, there are plenty of different attractions and activities to keep every member of the family happy. The eccentric atmosphere of Downtown Las Vegas means you are also sure to find truly unique activities while enjoying the area. If you are in town with younger family members, make your way Downtown for a day the whole family can enjoy. Container Park A photo posted by Downtown Container Park (@containerpark) on Mar 31, 2015 at 7:42pm PDT   This open

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5 Unique Shops to Check Out at Container Park

Made entirely out of empty shipping crates, Container Park is one of the most unique shopping and entertainment centers in the city. With a distinctly downtown Las Vegas feel, Container park is full of fun stuff to see along with one-of-a-kind shopping opportunities. The shops located inside the 3 story open-air retail center give visitors a chance to find boutique apparel, jewelry, art and more while supporting small, local businesses. Here are 5 of the most unique shops to check out next time you are exploring Container Park. Blumarble A photo posted by BluMarble (@shopblumarble) on Nov 4, 2015 at

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Mob Museum Spotlight

A photo posted by The Mob Museum in Las Vegas (@themobmuseum) on Oct 12, 2015 at 6:16pm PDT It’s no secret that the mob was linked with the establishment of the city of Las Vegas as it is today. The history of both the city and some of the better known hotels in Las Vegas is strewn with some of the most recognizable mob names imaginable. Although this was previously considered to be a weak point in the evolution of the city, it has been embraced in recent years. This is in large part due to the opening of the

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6 Restaurants to Check Out in Downtown Las Vegas

The exciting transformation of Downtown Las Vegas continues as more retailers and restaurants come to the area. As the community continues to grow, we are able to experience some of the most amazing new food the entire city has to offer. No matter what you are looking for, you are likely to find it right here in Downtown Las Vegas. So come down today to check out some of these great restaurants. VegeNation As one of the few truly vegan restaurants in the city, VegeNation is sure to get you excited about healthy eating. Featuring a wide variety of different

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5 Pieces of History Worth Visiting in Las Vegas

Las Vegas boasts a rich history, and the city offers up plenty of opportunities to step back in time. Throughout the years, Las Vegas has undergone several shifts in identity leaving traces of each change behind. From the Wild West era to mobster playground, and now a gambling mecca, Las Vegas is more than just neon lights and craps tables. If you’re looking to experience something a little different next time you visit, here are 5 pieces of Las Vegas history sure to change the way you think about the city. Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort Serving as the very

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5 Unique Shopping Destinations in Downtown Las Vegas

Source: Vegasseven.com Downtown Las Vegas is one of the most unique areas in the city. Over the past couple of years, and still continuing today, the area has undergone a massive transformation to make it a truly captivating destination for locals and visitors alike. One of the many things making Downtown so unique is the one-of-a-kind shopping presented by the wide array of boutiques located throughout the district. Whether you are looking for a special Vegas-themed antique, the perfect book for the gambler back at home or a highly coveted record, the shops in Downtown Las Vegas have you covered.

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What to Expect When Dining at Oscar’s

Source: Vegasmagazine.com Come on In It isn’t a trip to Vegas unless you’ve dined at Oscar’s. Flirt with all the showgirls you want, but you haven’t done Sin City without the signature steaks and cocktails that await you at the only dining establishment that’s earned the name of the Happiest Mayor on Earth. And while you’re here, you may even get to meet the legendary mob-boss-turned-mayor, Oscar Goodman himself. Located in the iconic glass dome of the the jewel of Downtown – the Plaza Hotel and Casino – it’s a true Vegas experience worthy of any appetite. Take in the View

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The Digital Evolution of Table Games [Infographic]

From blackjack and poker to pai gow, the casino games that we all love and enjoy are evolving. At Plaza Hotel & Casino, we are proud to be one of the only properties in Las Vegas to offer an all-digital poker experience for our guests. Its favorable reception has even been awarded an impressive 4.25 chip rating on PokerAtlas.com. Poker isn't the only casino game to go digital in the past few years, however. Many of the most popular table games on the casino floor have incorporated digital elements to the experience or have been given an entire digital makeover.

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The Best Spots in Downtown Las Vegas to Have a Nightcap with “Old Vegas” Nostalgia

Travel back in time to the days of Elvis, Frank Sinatra, mobsters and showgirls. Here  nightcaps are in style and cocktails are elaborate concoctions unique to every bar, lounge or speakeasy on the streets of Vegas. Flash forward to present day: The magic of Old Vegas is alive and well downtown. Many of the vintage bars and cocktail lounges have become a part of the downtown renaissance — destinations that are reminiscent of days long passed but with a decidedly modern twist. Here are some of the best spots to have a nightcap with Old Vegas nostalgia. Atomic Liquors The

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5 Spots that Showcase the Downtown Las Vegas Revival

Downtown Las Vegas may not be the first thing you think of when you think of Vegas, but in recent years it has done a fabulous job of rebranding itself. Instead of competing with the circus of the strip, downtown Las Vegas has worked hard to create an image that embraces art, music, and culture in a world-class destination. If you’re wondering why you should consider a stay in downtown Las Vegas, here are five must-visit spots that showcase the best of the downtown revival. Mob Museum Located in the heart of downtown, the Mob Museum shares the thrilling story

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How to Make the Most of Your Convention in Las Vegas

If the mere mention of the word convention has you hiding from your boss and hoping you won’t be the one that has to represent your company this year, you’re not alone. Chances are you've experienced a host of regular conventions in run-of-the-mill cities across the country. Enter: Las Vegas. Here, conventions are an entirely different experience altogether. Sure, you’ll do your fair share of networking and work, but forget heading back to your hotel room after hours to watch reruns. Vegas never sleeps and when your work is over for the day, the fun is just beginning. Here are

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Get Ready for the Ultimate Fight and Sports Weekend in Vegas This Year!

The long anticipated boxing match between Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao and the undefeated Floyd “Money” Mayweather will be held in Las Vegas on May 2. With the annual running of the Kentucky Derby also taking place, it is shaping up to be the ultimate fight and sports weekend of the year. If you still need a room for the excitement, take advantage of a special offer from the Plaza Hotel and Casino by entering the code “RUMBLE” when you book your room. Then take a look at some of the great events that will be happening in Las Vegas during your

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Vegas Hopes to Score with an MLS Team

Las Vegas has almost everything – nightlife, casinos, world class entertainment, amazing food, haute couture and more. Despite all of that, Sin City is without a professional sports team. Venue proposals and pitches to various sports leagues and teams have come and gone for nearly 20 years, including baseball and hockey bids, but nothing has come to fruition. That could soon change. Bids to bring a Major League Soccer (MLS) team to Las Vegas began in 2011. A proposal was made for a multi-use stadium in the downtown area that would share space and construction dollars with UNLV, but MLS

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Food Diary: Eating Our Way Through the Day

7:00 a.m. The alarm clock went off and there was no hitting snooze. We had a lot to get to at the Plaza Hotel in Las Vegas, but before we could do anything, whether work or play, we needed to eat a solid breakfast. The best way to start the day is with breakfast at Hash House A Go Go. One of our favorite dishes there is the classic Boston Hash – crispy potatoes, mixed onions and fresh tomatoes crowned with blue crab cake drizzled with horseradish cream and served with eggs and fresh fruit. After a breakfast of that

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Celebrate 10 Rockin’ Days of Country in Vegas with NFR and Bucky Covington

One of the biggest draws in Vegas every year is the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo – and this year is no exception.  For 10 days, Las Vegas will be overrun with some of the most passionate rodeo sports fans from around the world as the best in their respective events are crowned champion.  Capping off all of the excitement will be country star, Bucky Covington, performing at the Showroom inside of Plaza Hotel Casino. Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas If you’ve ever visited Las Vegas in the beginning of December, then you’ve surely witnessed the way that the National

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Holiday Shopping in Downtown Las Vegas

Downtown Container Park Everyone knows Vegas is one of the best cities to shop 'til you drop.  Whether it's high end couture, beautiful boutiques or fantastic outlets, there are tons of places and a variety of ways to shop in Sin City.  Those who like to find special pieces that no one else will have should explore Downtown Container Park. It’s only a short walk from Plaza and has beautiful boutiques and a quirky design. And foor the bargain mavens there is Las Vegas North Premium Outlets, which offer an unparalleled combination of quality and great deals and are also

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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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Inside Look into the Poker Room at the Plaza

Introducing ProPoker, the world’s leading automated poker tables. Having just reopened the poker room this September, the Plaza has the only all electronic poker room in Downtown Las Vegas. The games offered are Texas Hold 'Em, Omaha Hi and Hi/Lo, 7-Card Stud Hi, Hi/Lo, and Razz. Games can also be No-Limit, Limit, Pot Limit, Spread Limit betting. Great for Beginners Poker Room Manager David Cardenas explains that the electronic poker tables make it easy for a beginner to learn the game. If a player only has played a few games at home, but wants to make the transition to the

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Louie Anderson

Meet Lou Magelwitz, our resident host at Bonkerz Comedy Club, where some of the best downtown Vegas shows can be found. Not only is he the host at Bonkerz, he opens for some of our clubs comedians, including Louie Anderson. Lou is also happens to be good friends with Louie, so we asked him, what are five things that nobody knows about Louie Anderson? Here is what he told us:   Lou Magelwitz and Louie Anderson Louie is a funny guy, but he is serious about getting healthy. He works out in his dressing room before every show. Louie is

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Why Visit Downtown to Play a Game of Bingo?

Here are 5 reasons to visit our downtown Las Vegas casino for a game of bingo. Only the Plaza has bingo in downtown Las Vegas! The Bingo room has electronic and paper Bingo and room offers six games daily at 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 7pm and 9pm. So it is easy to fit in a game of Bingo!  The Plaza Bingo room has the best pricing and the best payouts in town. Daily pay out games include $20,000 Super Bonanza, $10,000 Super Letter X, $10,000 Super Coverall, $5,000 Bonanza, and Super Coveralls. Plus there are specials and event prizes for

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Dine at the Best Steakhouse in Las Vegas – Oscar’s

  Happy Hour When you walk into Oscar's Steakhouse you know you are in for a very special night. The bar has an old Hollywood class with modern decorative charm. Sunday through Thursday from 4pm to 7pm is happy hour at Oscar's. Select drinks and appetizers are half price. So make sure to come in a little early and have a cocktail in the swanky bar area. Exceptionally Good Food You will see when you enter the dining room; it seems designed so that anywhere you sit you get a spectacular view of the beautiful light show on the canopy over Fremont

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20 Awesome Things to Do in Downtown Las Vegas [Infographic]

Downtown Las Vegas has been exploding recently with endless possibilities drawing people away from the Strip. The emergence of a fantastic arts scene, gourmet food, special bars, unique museums, and varied activities for every taste, have all attracted plenty of attention to downtown. Just like any city, even Las Vegas has hidden gems waiting to be discovered and explored. This infographic details the better and lesser known options that downtown Las Vegas has to offer for those eager to venture away from the Strip and learn something new about the city that is loved by so many people. Come on

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A Sneak Peak Into the Hidden Gems of Downtown Las Vegas

Every town has their hidden gems - their “secret” local hangouts. You have to be on the inside in order to have the privilege of knowing about these trendy spots. Well, I’m here to give you a little insider information. Just about everyone knows about the famous Fremont Street Experience, and you may even know about the Rock of Vegas Summer Concert Series and the new Slotzilla zipline (that is being constructed all the way down Fremont Street). But what you may not know is that when you venture off Fremont Street you will find a bevy of speakeasy bars,

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Why You Should Cool Off at the Plaza Hotel & Casino and Beat the Vegas Heat!

No need to fear the summer heat. Cooling off has never been so much fun and entertaining. Soak 75 at the Plaza Hotel is the summer entertainment series to ensure that catching those rays and cooling off at a pool and hotel in Las Vegas are loads of fun. The pool deck is open to the public on Fridays and Saturdays from 8 am to 8 pm. Fridays, enjoy drink specials and the smoothing acoustics of Cameron from 4 pm to 8 pm poolside.  Saturdays bring more drink specials and the energy of DJ Ryno from 2 pm to 6

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Royal Rewards: You Might Already Be Royalty and Not Even Know It

On July 1, 2013, the Plaza & Las Vegas Club launched Royalty Rewards, a brand new, four-tiered casino loyalty program, poised to lead the industry with some of the most advantageous Las Vegas casino rewards available. While most casinos offer a players club program of some sort, the Plaza & Las Vegas Club are unique Las Vegas hotels in their approach to providing loyal players with the best deals in the city. Royal Rewards boasts instant competitor tier matching, meaning that members of other players club programs from any casino in Las Vegas will immediately be placed into a comparable

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Takeout Popup Pizza

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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