Around the Scene: Feb. 3, 2011

Las Vegas signLas Vegas isn’t feeling the heat from the economy. The figures for 2010 show that Sin City partiers are spending more, with statewide casino sales rising 3% to $1.4 billion, according to Nevada Gaming Commission and Sate Gaming Control Board. One of the bright spots in the report is the success of Surrender Nightclub and Encore Beach Club, both part of Wynn Resorts, which reported a 16% increase in food and beverage revenue for the third quarter. Read more about it here.

The Palms Casino Resort has an epic week of events planned. Tonight, check out Moon where guests will be enjoying a night of Top 40 hits, and a cover-free evening for those with a local I.D. On Feb. 4, Rain Nightclub presents CLASH Fridays. DJ/producer duo Dada Life will be performing, as well as Dave Fogg and DJ Dainjazone. Paul Oakenfold and Swedish Egil will be spinning at Perfecto Vegas at Rain for a larger-than-life party. End your week with Dutch DJ Duo Bingo Players at Ghostbar, who will ease you into Sunday.

Rain Nightclub

Nikki Beach of Miami fame will be the newest nightclub and pool venture in Vegas when it opens at the newly remodeled Tropicana Casino & Resort. Nikki Beach will debut in May, but management already has big future plans; the venue will be home to the annual “White Party” made famous by P. Diddy. Check back with for more details!


Ciroc VodkaCîroc Vodka bowls hitting the market are designed for bottle service. Denis Boudard and his team designed a bowl that translates the brand’s blue circle emblem into a volume shape. It’s equipped with magnetic detachable plinth and LED, bringing the bowl to life with colors and lights. What’s more, this new bowl can hold two Cîroc bottles or one big magnum bottle.


In the Cincinnati nightclub scene some changes are happening. Metropolis, the longest running nightclub in the city, is scheduled to undergo a major renovation. Located at Cincinnati Mall, Metropolis has struggled to keep open some of its other sister concepts including the Chill Ultra-lounge. However, Owner Mike Strait is planning to open Pulse Nightclub, a 17,000-square-foot high-energy nightclub, on Feb. 19 in the downtown Cincy area.

Angel Management Group gave one lucky music enthusiast a chance to win a trip to Las Vegas to see Tiësto in Concert at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Feb. 5. The winner was announced last Thursday, and along with a guest, received a roundtrip trip, a chance to meet Tiësto, and accommodations at the Hard Rock.

During this weekend’s Super Bowl, Dallas is pulling out all the stops. For one, AXE Lounge debuts at the Rio Room in Dallas with one of the most hotly anticipated parities. Expect performances by Cee Lo Green, DJ Vice, Diplo, Jermaine Dupri and more. AXE, the men’s grooming brand, is establishing Axe Lounge as the destination for unforgettable nightlife experiences throughout the U.S.

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