On This Date: October 10, 1944 Huntridge Theater opens in Las Vegas

October 10, 2017
Huntridge Movie Theater

Huntridge Theater Located at 1208 E. Charleston Blvd. Las Vegas, Nevada

On This Date, October 10, 1944, The Huntridge Theater opens as the first non-segregated theater in Las Vegas.

The building was designed by S. Charles Lee and is listed on the United States National Register of Historic Places. The Huntridge Theater closed on July 31, 2004.

Efforts are moving forward to save the Huntridge Theater.

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Date Taken: July 6, 2013

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On This Date: October 7, 1952, The Sahara Hotel & Casino Opened

October 7, 2017
Sahara Hotel & Casino

Sahara Hotel & Casino Opened on October 7, 1952

On October 7, 1952 The Sahara Hotel & Casino opened and was anchored on the north end of the Las Vegas Blvd. and Sahara Ave. It was the sixth resort to open on the “Strip”.  The Sahara remained in operation until May 16, 2011.  On May 16, 2011 the Sahara Hotel and Casino closed and reopened on August 23, 2014 as SLS Hotel

In late 1954, the hotel hired jazz musician Louis Prima to be their late night lounge act, one of the earliest ones on the Las Vegas Strip. A long list of headliners followed: included Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Judy Garland, Marlene Dietrich, Jack Benny, Paul Anka, and George Carlin to mention a few. The resort was the site of the annual Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon for many years, mostly in the 1970s, and for a brief time in the 1990s.

The hotel had 1,720 guestrooms and suites with a casino covering more than 85,000 sq. ft. after the SLS renovation there are now 1,600 rooms.

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On this Date, October 1, 1980 Bob Stupak’s Glitter Gulch opened on Fremont Street in Downtown Las Vegas.

October 1, 2017

On this Date, October 1, 1980 Bob Stupak’s Glitter Gulch opened at 22 Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas.

Sassy Sally Glitter Gulch

Sassy Sally atop the Glitter Gulch sign

In 1982 Herb Pastor acquired the Glitter Gulch Casino next door to his Golden Goose Casino and combined the two locations under the license of the Golden Goose operating it until 1991.

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On This Date: September 30, 1935 Hoover Dam Was Dedicated by President FDR

September 30, 2017
Hoover Dam Dedicated by President Roosevelt

Boulder Dam/Hoover Dam Dedicated by President Roosevelt Sept. 30, 1935

Hoover Dam, once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between Arizona and Nevada. It was constructed between 1931 and 1936 during the Great Depression and was dedicated on September 30, 1935, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Its construction was the result of a massive effort involving thousands of workers, and cost over one hundred lives. The cost of the construction was $49 million dollars and was completed two years ahead of schedule. The dam was controversially named after President Herbert Hoover.

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How to Do a Bachelor Party in Las Vegas

September 26, 2017

Women have shopping malls and children have Disney land, bachelors on the other hand have Las Vegas. Whoever designed and built the Sin City, it’s pretty apparent that he built it for the man going to tie the knot but wants to have one big last celebration before he enters a responsible life. Just look at what Las Vegas has to offer. From strip clubs, to casinos, to dance clubs to mammoth hotels, everything here is for the partying men. If you are getting married but want to have a bachelor party before you get into a life of pain and suffering, Las Vegas is the perfect place to party.

But like many men, there are certain things you should know before you head out to party with your friends. This guide will help you on how to do a bachelor party in Las Vegas that will leave a lasting memory with you.

Rent a crazy and out of this world suite
No party is complete with a mammoth sized suite in a hotel that is high above the ground. There are tons of hotels in Las Vegas that offer all sort of stuff that will give a huge kick to your party. There are rooms so huge that they come with a pool, a basketball court and even a locker room and an entertainment room with sound systems and screens.

Go and try to fly a fighter jet
This isn’t a joke. Las Vegas indeed has a place that lets you fly in a fighter jet. Head over to Sky Combat Ace in Las Vegas and sit in the passenger seat while you take a tour above the city in a fighter jet. This isn’t something for the faint of the heart so make sure you are ready. But if you are ready, this is one of the craziest things you will do in your life.

Find yourself a great lap dance
No bachelor party is complete without a couple of extremely hot ladies doing sexy moves on your lap. There are tons of strip clubs in Las Vegas that range from classy joints to dodgy little corner clubs. Find yourself an exquisite club with the finest ladies and go get yourself a couple of lap dances before you head home. If you are the adventurous type, try and get yourself a private lap dance in the Sin City, you’ll thank us later.

Visit the Grand Canyon
After a crazy night of partying, playing at the casino, flying in jets and getting yourself treated to a hot lap dance, its time to sooth yourself and visit the Grand Canyon. This can be a serene experience especially after the highs of partying all day and night. Make sure to grab a tour of the Grand Canyon that come in all kinds of flavors ranging from jeep tours to helicopter tours. Depending on how much you are willing to spend on your tour, you have many options.

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