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LEX nightclub grand opening

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LEX Nightclub, the highly-anticipated, $15 million, 25,000-square-foot nightlife venue at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino is scheduled to open this Friday, July 11 with a special performance by The Black Eyed Peas’ Taboo!

Billing itself as the place “where elegance becomes unruly,” LEX Nightclub will feature an adult indoor pool with a dance floor that extends over it and creates the illusion of dancing on water, along with 33 VIP tables, three full bars and an incredible, multi-million dollar lighting and sound system. LEX, with a capacity of 1,100 and more than 70 employees, will be open every Thursday through Saturday, from 8 p.m. until 4 a.m. An unprecedented nightlife venue, LEX promises to not only make its presence known as the premier nightclub in northern Nevada, but to also rival top nightlife venues in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami and New York.

LEX unveiled as name for Grand Sierra Resort and Casino’s new nightclub

Game-changing, 25,000 square-foot venue set to open in July

As part of its ongoing commitment to establish itself as the premier resort destination in northern Nevada, Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GSR) announced, today, the name and opening date for its unprecedented new nightlife venue. LEX, a 25,000 square-foot, $15 million nightclub will rival the country’s top nightlife venues found in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami and New York. With an adult, indoor pool, three full bars, 31 VIP tables and some of the top nightlife entertainment acts in the country, “elegance will become unruly” beginning this July.

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While specifics on LEX’ grand opening celebration will not be revealed until later this spring, GSR has promised, not only an unforgettable debut, but nightlife entertainment equivalent to what is found in other premier nightlife destinations around the country. Announcements on LEX’ entertainment lineup will be made in the next few months.

LEX is just the latest in a series of aggressive renovations and upgrades that GSR has made since 2012, which have totaled more than $30 million. In addition to the new nightclub, renovations have been made to a majority of the property’s more than 2,000 resort rooms, the casino floor and dining establishments. Last year, the property also introduced a brand new William Hill Race and Sports Book and luxury spa.

“We believe that Reno has a bright and prosperous future, and it’s important for all of us to invest in creating a world-class community to live, work and play,” said Rosen. “We are confident that LEX, coupled with our other ongoing investments, will provide opportunity for our entire region.”

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Find LEX on Facebook, follow LEX on Twitter and Instagram or visit www.grandsierraresort.com.

2014 Elvis Pub Crawl: Suits and Showgirls

Party like it’s Elvis’ birthday!

suits and showgirls

There is one heck of a party planned to celebrate the man that made the biggest mark of all time on Rock ‘n’ Roll!

Saturday, January 5th, Silver Legacy, Eldorado, Harrah’s and Circus Circus in downtown Reno will celebrate the King’s Birthday at 12 venues. The Elvis Suits & Showgirls Pub Crawl begins at 7:30 p.m. Simply pick up your commemorative cup for just $5 at any participating bar and start crawlin’! Show up in your hottest Elvis garb or show off those gams in a showgirl costume. Everywhere you go, there is a great themed party and drink specials waiting for you.

Hang at Aura Lounge for the Elvis Karaoke contest starting at 9 p.m. Put on you “Blue Suede Shoes” and perform your favorite Elvis tune for prizes.  At Silver Baron’s Lounge both Friday and Saturday evening starting at 8:00 p.m., Elvis impersonator, Johnny Baron as Elvis, will be performing.  And back by popular demand on Saturday is “Little Elvis” and “Little Marilyn!” And at Rum Bullions Island Bar, enter an Elvis Costume contest on Saturday at 10 p.m. for great prizes!

Use code ELVIS14 at Silver Legacy to book a discounted room ($60)! Plus, 10% of your room rate will go to charity!

Use code IELVIS at Circus Circus for a discounted room ($35)!

  • Cost: $5 gets you admission along with a commemorative cup and map
  • Specials: $3 drink specials and $3 beer specials for anyone with a cup!
  • Contests: There will be a costume contest at EVERY STOP
    ·  Pre-Sale Cups: Available for pre-sale at Junkee Clothing Exchange at 960 S. Virginia St.
    ·  Cups: will be available event night at Silver Legacy, Eldorado, Harrah’s and Circus Circus

COME ONE, COME ALL to the 2013 Reno Santa Pub Crawl

Reno Santa Pub Crawl has become more than a bar crawl, it’s a weekend long holiday jubilee that gets everyone into the Christmas Spirit. Here’s a guide to do it right:

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It’s that time of year again when thousands of Santas descend upon downtown Reno to enjoy good spirits and yule-tide cheer.  Over 13,000 holiday-clad wassailers are expected to enjoy the jolly 13th year of the Reno Santa Pub Crawl!  Additional bars, pre-Crawl festivities, Friday night fun and Santa Skiing will make it an entire weekend of charitable, holiday FUN!

THE ANNUAL PHOTO UNDER THE ARCH IS AT 10PM THIS YEAR — DON’T BE LEFT OUT!

The Reno Santa Pub Crawl is like NO other event – after all, it’s the the largest Santa Pub Crawl in the country.  Ya, kind of a big deal, and that’s all thanks to YOU!!

And now, we proudly present….

THE RULES TO CRAWL BY

  • Crawlers MUST be at least 21 years old!  ID’s WILL be checked!  Bring valid ID.
  • Crawlers MUST wear appropriate attire!  A complete Santa suit, Mrs. Claus suit, snowman, elf or some other festive decoration are not only part of the deal but exceedingly FUN!  And, it will get you in free to official crawl bars.
  • Get into the giving spirit!  True old school Santas bring extra Santa hats or some other ingenious festive item to give out to random people.  Ladies love this.  Actually, so do gents.
  • Do your part for the charity – Support the Claus by frequenting those establishments highlighted on the Official Map.
  • This is a free event ~ there are no tickets to purchase to participate, (drinks unfortunately, you must pay for.)  If you’d like to Support the Claus, get yourself a cool official cup which gives you discounted drinks and free cover to all of the bars. Chocolate Walrus, Prism Magic, Junkee, Adam and Eve in Carson are official Santa Crawl cups shops.
  • Remember to pace yourself and drink water.  There are over 60 bars to visit and you should try to check them out.  That is your challenge should you choose to accept it.
  • Keep in mind your tasty beverages must be finished before leaving each establishment.
  • Try not to hang out in the same place for more than 20-30 minutes.  It’s a CRAWL!  It’s going to be quite a feat to hit all 60+ venues as it is!
  • Don’t forget to tip your bartenders, etc.  They deserve it for putting up with all the shenanigaaa….holiday spirit!
  • Spontaneously sing carols.
  • Don’t drink and drive – get a discounted hotel room! Use code SANTA13 at Silver Legacy.
  • Keep in mind that this event will be at least 12 plus hours of non-stop Christmas spirit & debauchery.
  • Have FUN!!!

Pre-Crwl:

Thursday

At 7 p.m. on the casino floor by Aura Ultra Lounge $2,500 in cash prizes will be awarded to the top three naughtiest or nicest pub crawl outfit at the $2,500 “Miss Elf: Naughty or Nice” contest. Get there early or register online at www.silverlegacy.com. And don’t miss the after-party at Rum Bullions, beginning at 9 p.m.!

Friday

Scout out the bars for the crawl and find your loved one’s and yourself a $5 Charitable Contribution for a Commemorative Cup. This Cup will bring you much joy during the course of Saturday Night and on into the wee hours of Sunday morning. With your Cup, you will receive DRINK SPECIALS and FREE entrance to all the 2013 Santa Crawl BARS!

Saturday Morning

Santas in full costume will receive $39 lift tickets to Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe – just 30 min from Reno for the SANTA SKI CRAWL.

The Great Santa Dash

Max out on holiday cheer and participate in the Great Santa Dash the morning of the Reno Santa Pub Crawl! Sport a festive Christmas costume if you want to avoid Santa’s naughty list, plus all adult santas (21+) will receive a FREE SANTA CRAWL CUP!

Crawl, drink & be merry!

Nightlife Entertainment Lineup for June

June is getting hot and the nightlife is getting hotter. Check out these parties going off in June:

June 8

RISE: Reno Toga Party – This event Benefits Big Brother, Big Sister Charities!

June 14

EDGE: Return of the Ripper, DJ Jessica the Ripper returns to Reno and EDGE

RISE: Burner Appreciation Night – Gearing up for Burning Man. $100 to best burner costume

June 15

EDGE: Models & Bottles LIT – Models compete for cash prize and photo shoot, modeling LED clothing. Well Groomed spins with Chris English

BUBINGA: Hip Hop Hooray – EJ Luera’s Old School Birthday Bash.

June 21

EDGE: Summer kick-off Ladies Night with DJ ERock. First 25 ladies receive a gift bag valued at over $100. Special braid bar, nail art and makeup artist on hand. Fashion show featuring Ali Strange Bikinis.

June 22

EDGE: ENFERNO brings his live remix project to EDGE. Incredible concert/DJ experience!

June 29

BUBINGA: Boots, Chaps ‘n’ Cowboy Hats – $200 cash to Best Dressed Cowgirl!

Next Stop: Reno/Tahoe

next stopNext Stop TV Show, powered by Alaska Airlines, recently ventured to Reno Tahoe to get an insiders guide to an epic Reno Tahoe vacation.  Their adventure leads them to mountaintop panoramic views with Lake Tahoe Snowmobile, an “over-the-top crazy” event at SnowFest, bluebird skiing at Diamond Peak, Tahoe-style luxury at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Casino and Spa, great eats at Campo Reno, the mixology behind EDGE Nightspot, and a taste of local music with former NBC “The Voice” contestant Whitney Myer. Check it out:

Downtown Reno Celebrates St. Paddy’s Day with the Inaugural Leprechaun Crawl

It’s no blarney…downtown Reno is celebrating St. Paddy’s Day with the inaugural Leprechaun Crawl, so get out your green outfit and crooked hat and join in the revelry!

373324_463398110380435_1093915398_nWe can’t promise a pot o’ gold but we can guarantee a pot full of fun when Circus Circus Reno, Eldorado Hotel Casino, Harrah’s Reno and Silver Legacy Resort Casino host the Leprechaun Pub Crawl on Saturday, March 16 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Just $5 for the official Leprechaun pub crawl cup gets you mystical, magical drink specials in 13 participating bars and lounges in downtown.

Where are the bar stops on this lucky tour?

Circus Circus Reno                                      Harrah’s Reno

Dos Geckos Bar                                               Stage @ The Zone

Sports Bar                                                         Zone Sports Bar

Village Bar                                                        Sapphire Lounge

Eldorado Hotel Casino                               Silver Legacy Resort Casino

The Brew Brothers                                        Aura Ultra Lounge

BuBinga Lounge                                             Rum Bullions Island Bar

Bar Centro                                                       Silver Baron Lounge

The Blender Bar

What else is going on?

Food and drink specials, costume contests with cash and prizes, green beer at a number of stops, popular Irish music and meet the little leprechaun’s…that is, if you get a glimpse of them! What’s more, a portion of the proceeds is benefitting Future Kind, a non-profit dedicated to improving infrastructure and education and closing the global opportunity gap and building communities. To learn more about this exciting and action-packed event, go to www.leprechauncrawl.com “The Leprechaun Pub Crawl” is presented by Circus Circus Hotel Casino Reno, the Eldorado Hotel Casino, Harrah’s Reno and Silver Legacy Resort Casino. You can also find more information at www.circusreno.com, www.eldoradoreno.com, www.harrahsreno.com or www.silverlegacy.com.

SILVER LEGACY IS TEEMING WITH CHANGES AND UPGRADES TAKING THE BEST OF WHAT’S HERE AND ADDING TO IT!

The experience at Silver Legacy has always been outstanding and it just keeps getting better! Start the New Year exploring old favorites and new additions at Silver Legacy Resort Casino…we have invested upwards of six million dollars on additions, upgrades, renovations and improvements, all for our guests’ pleasure and enjoyment!

There are exciting food additions, new for 2013, that include Starbucks® on the main casino floor for your caffeine fix by mid-March and Hussong’s Cantina-Taqueria®, opening mid-April. Hussong’s brings the flavor of the oldest bar in Mexico to Reno, birthplace of the first Margarita, along with unbelievably delicious Baja food. Silver Legacy has taken the best of what is currently here and is making it even better. Café Sedona is going through a complete remodel, with an updated look, expanded food items and even a new name..stay tuned! The Oyster Bar & Grille is shakin’ it up, moving its location and diversifying with great grilled items in addition to the sought after Pan Roasts, Cioppino and crab cakes. Flavors! the Buffet offers a cornucopia of taste sensations and, with our new Executive Chef and fantastic Star Rewards cardholder specials; it’s a great value!

Additionally, in 2012, we rolled out these exciting changes! We took our nightlife up a notch, starting with Aura Ultra Lounge, featuring the hottest beats along with distinctive cocktails, premium liquors and attentive bottle service. Along with the new enlarged VIP area, it makes your night out even more special!  And the ever-popular Rum Bullions Island Bar has the coolest upgraded back patio and new sound system with something going on every night of the week! And speaking of another first, Silver Legacy has added the only Blender Bar in Reno offering interesting frozen and specialty drinks, some in sizes up to 100 ounces! Enjoy the 50 new high definition flat screen TV’s positioned in and around the casino for your viewing pleasure. And when returning to your well appointed room, experience Beyond TV, an updated and intuitive new in-room program designed to assist in familiarizing guests to all that Silver Legacy has to offer.

What’ else has been renovated, expanded and upgraded in 2012? Silver Legacy’s retail has always been diverse and elegant… designer fashions, accessories, special gifts and a little of everything all under one roof. Tradewinds Casualwear is enlarged and provides a one-stop shop for men, which includes everything from shirts to shoes to accessories by famous makers like Tommy Bahama, Lacoste, Tom’s Shoes and Polo Golf and more. Offering stylish and unique jewelry without breaking the bank is the new Reflections; handcrafted jewelry lines offering distinct looks, located on the Mezzanine level. What’s coming to Silver Legacy by way of retail? B-Iconic..accessories with stand out style and affordable prices. And following the retail therapy, stop off at the Health Spa! The women’s spa boasts a “Zen-like” redesign in warm, earth tones for relaxation and rejuvenation featuring all things restorative like Therapeutic Aromatherapy wraps, deep muscle massage and more!

All told, Silver Legacy has spent millions to freshen up as well as introduce new, exciting additions to the well-rounded offerings.  Silver Legacy is committed to our guests and our community, as demonstrated by our recent capital improvements. Find out more information about Silver Legacy by calling 800-MUST-SEE (687-8733)

Rise Nightclub Opens in Downtown Reno with Guest DJ & Host Playmate Crystal Harris

Playmate Crystal Harris knows how to throw a party, and she’s no stranger to turntables either.

charrisLast weekend, she turned Reno nightlife upside down with an EPIC Grand Opening at Rise Nightclub.

For those seeking a quality party atmosphere based on the elements of air, fire and ice; Rise Nightclub is dedicated to providing a unique club “culture” for all of its guests.

As you enter the 17,000 square foot venue you will be greeted by floor hosts which can direct you to any of the three custom themed bar experiences.

Open Wednesday through Saturday at 5pm, guests’ experience begins with The Origins Bar offering a more intimate lounge experience with a drink menu of classic mixology, while emphasizing specialty house cocktails with a modern twist. An effortless transition to the main club begins at 10pm with the opening of The Fire & Ice Bars. The Fire Bar caters to the savvy & sexy drink connoisseurs craving the level of cocktail entertainment that Rise Nightclub promises to deliver. Enjoy world class bartenders as they flame cocktails before your very eyes. The Ice Bar is envisioned to be the “coolest” experience in town with a wide selection of the finest vodkas and spirits. Bartenders will chill whatever your heart desires to absolute perfection.

Amidst the 3 custom themed bars, Rise Nightclub offers a full menu of VIP Suites themed to please based on the elements and the Rise culture. Each guest will enjoy top level service with a full bottle service menu and elite tapas menu provided by VIP Suite dedicated staff.

UPCOMING EVENT

Saturday, July 14

Superhero Beach Party! Beer Specials, LED Displays, beach Balls and some great summer swag and the lovely and talented DJ Max! THE FINAL STOP AFTER THE SUPERHERO CRAWL! $10 Cover

April Nightlife in Reno Tahoe

Spring is officially here, but the change in season isn’t the only thing heating up Reno Tahoe USA this April. Here are the nightlife highlights for this month.

EDGE Nightspot

PrintApril 7 – Platinum Party

Bud Light Platinum hosts the flashiest party in Reno, featuring DJ Reflex dropping the hottest beats all night long. Guests sporting platinum will receive complementary cover and the best platinum outfit of the evening will win a platinum and diamond pendant from Precision Diamonds!

Doors open at 10 pm. $20 cover.

April 13, 20 & 27 – Biggest Little City DJ Battle

Local DJ’s go head to head on April 13 and 20, battling their way to finals on April 27 where four finalists will take on resident DJ Chris English. The winner will take home $1,000 and earn an opening set for DJ Spryte Aiight the following night.

Doors open at 10 pm. $20 cover.

April 28 – DJ Spryte

Hailing from Chicago, DJ Spryte brings his house heavy style to EDGE with the champion of the Biggest Little City DJ Battle.

Doors open at 10 pm. $20 cover.

Beer Fest

April 13 – Reno Ballroom

Join the Nevada Alumni Association’s Young Alumni Chapter for the 18th annual Beer Fest, featuring over 60 different brews! This is your chance to use those party skills for a good cause as the proceeds will go towards undergraduate scholarships at the University of Nevada, Reno. Enjoy as much beer as you can drink in a commemorative glass, entertainment by DJ Ryon and a raffle.

Doors open at 7 pm. Tickets are $25 in advance and $35 at the door.

DJ Ikon

April 14 – BuBinga Lounge

DJ Ikon returns to the Eldorado Hotel Casino for a night of high energy excitement and dancing. After growing up in Lake Tahoe and attending college in Reno, DJ Icon has become a powerhouse on the Las Vegas strip, claiming residencies at a number of the hottest nightclubs in Sin City, including Pure and Haze. Now he is making a homecoming appearance at BuBinga Lounge for a special Addiction Saturday, which promises to be a party you won’t want to miss.

Doors open at 10 pm. $10 cover.

Rusko

April 22 – Knitting Factory

Dubstep guru, Rusko, takes to the Knitting Factory stage for a night of bass thumping original tracks, such as, “Woo Boost,” and “Hold On.”

Doors open at 7 pm/ Show at 8 pm. Tickets are $29.