Giving Back

MGM Resorts delivers 700 lunches to TSA workers

On Jan. 25, chefs from Mandalay Bay/MGM Resorts International motored up to the ticketing curb at McCarran International Airport to unload 350 boxed lunches, with another 350 scheduled for afternoon delivery.

Their intended diners: Transportation Security Administration (TSA) workers toiling without pay in the midst of the partial U.S. government shutdown, which began Dec. 22, 2018.


‘ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS’: Remembering Betty Willis on 60th anniversary of her iconic Vegas greeting

Across the street from this cozy homestead in Overton, nearly a century ago, an artistic trailblazer came into the world. Ironically, she would weave her singular magic in service of a wildly different, pleasure-seeking aesthetic — in our neon nirvana, where razzle met dazzle and glitz hooked up with glamour — that she immortalized in six words she encased in lights. And in legacy. “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Nevada.” You’ve seen the sign. Now know the trailblazer: Betty Willis.

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A CES rundown from A to Z

Four decades of partnership between the show and the city have made it one of our longest-lasting relationships, its run far exceeding any hit shows on the Strip. Following is a primer on the history and highlights of CES.