“The old Flamingo Poker Room has been facelifted, refurbished, carpeted over, and whitewashed from the earth. It now exists only in memory.”
U2 ON FREMONT STREET IN LAS VEGAS (FILMING “I STILL HAVEN’T FOUND WHAT I’M LOOKING FOR”)
Note: Continuing my tribute to Las Vegas and its colorful history on this the 20th anniversary of my relocation, here’s a look at some of the most memorable moments in pop culture which happened here.
The song is a feeling that most of us have shared at one time or another in our lives. Maybe more than once. After graduation. Following a breakup. After losing a job. Even upon retiring from a long career. Its message about searching for something is timeless but hopeful. It applies and appeals to everyone.
I was recently interviewed by Joe Levin for a feature cover story about gambling legend Doyle Brunson. It was an honor to be involved and introduce such an excellent writer to several gamblers who know Brunson and could add perspectives that perhaps hadn’t been shared before.
REMEMBERING PIERO BROGLIA
If you live in Las Vegas, you certainly know Piero’s, the wonderful old-world with a new twist Italian epicenter of fine dining located on Convention Center.Read More