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After failing to meet a late December debut, the grand shopping
experiment experience in front of Bally's seems to be on track for a late February reveal.
VegasChatter friend Reggie discovered that one of the center's retailers, LUSH, issued a press release touting a February 26 launch. When he took that ball and passed it to us, we found another vendor, Vapor Kings, has also announced a debut of Thursday, February 26. Of course, with some 79 announced tenants and a capacity for 21 to 71 more (official numbers have varied), a rolling launch is most likely but February 26 may be the day it all begins.
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If 2014 was the year of the new hotel, 2015 will be the year of the restaurant in Las Vegas. A billion (rough estimate) new dining destinations will fire up around Las Vegas this year and, for the most part, that's about it. Yes, we'll also see the arrival of Hakkasan North, erm.. Omnia.. and the Delano Beach Club, but otherwise, you're going to have some eating to do. And, by some, I mean you need to buy extra stretchy pants now.
So yeah, dining. You won't be able to walk in any direction without running into a new eatery this year. Aria will welcome Michael Mina's BARDOT Brasserie (January 16). Casino Royale will be all about that White Castle (expected later this month). Bellagio will bring the Lago (March). Caesars Palace will launch Searsucker and MR CHOW (both this spring). Gordon Ramsay will bring his Fish & Chips to The LINQ (spring). Morimoto will finally fire it up at The Mirage (summer). Rivea will replace miX at Delano (September?).
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Still not at full capacity, The Linq shopping promenade will at least fill in two more storefronts in the next few days.
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Facebook'er Angela S. asked Grand Bazaar's page for an opening timeline on December 2. Yesterday, a response pushed back its arrival about two months:
Already boasting some 150 brands (really? someone count that out for us..), an expansion underway for downtown's outlet mall will add at least 25 new stores. The exact number seems to be in flux as we've seen reports citing 25, 30, 34 and 35 new retailers on the way. Regardless, Las Vegas North Premium Outlets aims to debut an increased lineup by May 2015.
What should you get that Vegas lover on your holiday shopping list? They probably already have a bathrobe from their favorite hotel and it’s tough to ship an awkwardly shaped souvenir cup. Luckily, MGM Resorts has a convenient gift idea that’s easy to ship. All you have to do is click.
MGM Resorts eGift Cards are now available for purchase. They’ll be delivered instantly to the recipient’s in-box and are good wherever the physical MGM Resorts gift cards are accepted, including Bellagio, Aria, Crystals, Vdara, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Delano, Mirage, Monte Carlo, New York-New York, Luxor, Excalibur, and Circus Circus. The virtual currency also is valid for MGM Resorts properties outside of Las Vegas, including Circus Circus Reno, Beau Rivage, Gold Strike and MGM Grand Detroit.
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The LINQ promenade should have one less empty storefront before year's end.
Havaianas, a Brazilian company known for its flip flops, is expected to open its first stand-alone location in Vegas at the LINQ before 2014 draws to a close. It had been previously anticipated that the brand would open a boutique at Bally's Grand Bazaar Shops so we don't know if this will be one of two for the Strip, or if it's just switching locales. Since the company's website only lists the LINQ as coming soon, perhaps it will end up being the latter.
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Earlier this week, the resort requested permission from county officials to change the coming CVS into a stop that's "more like a grocery store than a pharmacy." Officials greenlighted the proposal without comment so more specifics are not known at the moment.
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What could be a better way to carbo-load for a full day of shopping than ridiculously large portions? We've already filled you in on the upcoming expansion, but now we know one of the restaurant tenants to expect.
Cheesecake Factory is coming to Las Vegas Premium Outlets North. The chain has been approved for a “supper club” permit which is legalese for a restaurant with alcohol. It is proposed to be a 8,861-square-foot space with a 1,613-square-foot patio.
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One of the first questions folks want to know about the forthcoming Grand Bazaar Shops at Bally's -- aside from why -- is when. Signage has only stated the vague timeline of fall, which could be anytime between September 22 and December 20. A recent report by the RJ narrowed that down to late December. Now, we may have a specific date (or rather dates) to pin to its debut.
The retail scene in Las Vegas (and its suburbs) is rapidly changing at the moment. With Downtown Summerlin poised to open and Fashion Show Mall expanding its façade, it’s time for the outlets to keep up with the Joneses. They seemed to weather the economic downturn easier than other retail outlets with a steady stream of tourists cabbing it over to the Premium Outlets on either end of the Strip to scoop up outlet-priced clothing and accessories.
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets, located downtown near The Smith Center, will be wrapping up a 150,000-square-foot expansion May 2015. The project is expected to welcome 34 new stores including an already announced Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th. The last expansion in 2008 added a new parking garage on the north side and 30 new stores.