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Best Bars in Downtown Las Vegas

November 19, 2015

Home to lavish resorts and grandiose casinos, Las Vegas has earned quite the reputation for its extravagant lodging and gambling scene over the years. We’re talking accommodations with aquariums, designer boutiques, and even amusement parks. While the Las Vegas hotels are certainly glamorous and the game floors tempting, the city truly outdoes itself when it comes to its watering holes. Each bar wows in its own right, whether it has a VIP-worthy ambience or an artisan cocktail menu. It’s hard to imagine a time when liquor didn’t flow like water in this town, and perhaps that’s why The Mob Museum is ...

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Interview with journalist Andrew Jennings, who exposed FIFA scandal, is first entry in online video archive

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Informant’s testimony about 1978 Lufthansa heist sheds new light on key element of “Goodfellas” movie

  Henry Hill, the late Mob associate turned government witness, claimed in his book The Lufthansa Heist, co-authored by Daniel…

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I vote ‘Aye’

There may never have been a better time to live in Las Vegas than in the early to mid-1990s. The…

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“Legend” is latest film portrayal of the Kray twins

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Mob classic “Goodfellas” debuted in theaters twenty-five years ago

  Monday marks a quarter-century since Goodfellas was released in American theaters. It was the highest-grossing movie of the September…

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“Black Mass” film, Johnny Depp makeup artistry bring Whitey Bulger to life on screen

Black Mass, the cinematic saga of convicted Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger, who gamed a crooked FBI to obtain…

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Former New York Mob enforcer to Gotti Junior

John Alite was a small-time drug dealer when, in 1983, he started doing business with John A. Gotti, son of…

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