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Caesars Properties Probing Self Parkers With Survey

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Feb 2016
We've been hearing reports over the last week that the Linq Hotel, Flamingo and Harrah's self parking garages have been manned by security personnel armed with surveys since late last week. The security folks are asking...

Tagged: parking   caesars entertainment   linq   flamingo   harrahs   

Rooftop News Dept: It's A Picture Frame!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 May 2014
Speaking of rooftop party areas, Singer Lance Bass posted these photos to his Instawhatever showing that Drai's atop The Cromwell is nearing completion. Check this shit out. The pool is full and shimmering, trees...

Tagged: drais   cromwell   the quad   bellagio   cosmopolitan   ballys   flamingo   paris   linq   

The Flamingo Takes Its Teeth Out

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 May 2014
Speaking of filth, this is what the Flamingo looks like when it takes its teeth out. And by teeth, I mean Osmonds building wrap. VT scribe JohnH - who took the photo - describes it thusly: If...

Tagged: flamingo   building wraps   

Flamingo Announces Olivia Newton-John Residency

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Feb 2014
Late 70's, early 80's sweetie pie Olivia Newton-John has signed on for a 45 show residency inside the Donny and Marie Showroom at the Flamingo. The new show, titled Summer Nights after the Grease classic she...

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Flamingo: Call The Exterminator Already

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Aug 2013
Flamingo still has a bug problem. The above critter was spotted by a friend of shortly after the cleaning crew left. Some may remember roaches that let me sleep in their Flamingo Fab room last...

Tagged: flamingo   roaches   bugs   gross   dirty bird   

Updated Again: Health Department Shuts Down Flamingo Food Court

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Jul 2013
Hot off the presses, the health department has fully shut down the entire Flamingo Food Court. This comes as no surprise to someone who barely survived a meal full of rancid meat at neighboring...

Tagged: Flamingo   dining   health department   deferred maintenance   

New Feature Posted: Flamingo Fab Rooms The VT Review 2012

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Sep 2012
Just a quick note to those tuned into RSS and or Twitter feeds that we've posted a new feature article, a review of the new(ish) Flamingo Fab Rooms. Check it out in all its frightening glory...

Tagged: flamingo   fab rooms   hotel reviews   deferred maintenance   housekeeping   occupy   loveman   

More Carlos N Charlies Fun...

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Sep 2012
After reading our less than stellar review of Carlos N Charlies at the Flamingo, VT superfriend BigHoss admitted that he and a friend had eaten there as well and had an equally lousy meal. Another dumbass...

Tagged: flamingo   carlos n charlies   dining   

Robotperators Are Standing By

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Sep 2012
This is interesting. During our recent stay, the check in line at the Flamingo was interminably long. Meanwhile, 20 yards away are five check in kiosks, 80% of which were in working condition. Nobody....

Tagged: flamingo   hotel operations   robots   

Linq Construction Update: Bring on the Chaos!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Sep 2012
As you may have gathered, we just returned from a trip to Vegas which included two "fabulous" nights at the low-priced Flamingo. The good news is that we were smack dab in the middle...

Tagged: linq   imperial palace   osheas   flamingo   high roller   the quad   

Photo: Flamingo Health Spa

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Sep 2012
Caesars CEO Gary "Dutch Boy" Loveman poses outside of the new Flamingo "Health Spa." Seriously, who buys a dildo at the Flamingo? Do they offer Total Rewards discounts? ...

Tagged: flamingo   teledildonics   loveman   

Spot The Errors In This Margaritaville Casino Poster

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Sep 2012
You'd think that after seventy something years of making advertisements that the Las Vegas casino marketing departments would have some kind of quality control by now... for the basic stuff. Perhaps someone hit the Mmmmmmmargaritas a...

Tagged: flamingo   margaritaville   marketing   spot the error   

VegasEats: Carlos & Charlie's At The Flamingo

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Sep 2012
From the alternate universe that brought you T.G.I.Friday's, Hooters and Chili's comes another themed restaurant - Carlos & Charlies. Snatched from relative obscurity in Mexican beach towns and plopped down inside the Flamingo...

Tagged: vegas eats   flamingo   dining   carlos and charlies   mmmmmargaritas   

Linq Construction Update: Imperial Palace Repurposed

Posted by Chuckmonster on 25 Jun 2012
This is part 2 of our little Linq construction status recap. The previous post covered the demolition of O'Sheas down to the studs. This one will eyeball the interior and exterior of the Imperial...

Tagged: linq   construction   osheas   flamingo   imperial palace   carnival court   harrahs   

Peeping The New Flamingo FAB

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 Mar 2012
VT super tipster A5RoadDogg recently stayed in one of the new Flamingo FAB rooms and brought back a grip of photos. Some may remember that his eagle eyes were the ones that alerted us...

Tagged: flamingo   hotel reviews   

Peekaboo: The New Flamingo FAB Rooms

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Oct 2011
Somewhere off in the near future, the Flamingo will be unveiling a new class of room product, the Flamingo FAB rooms. I said FAB, not FAP, pervo. Anyways, these new rooms are situated in...

Tagged: flamingo   new rooms   

Margaritaville Casino Video Walkthrough

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Oct 2011
VT super reader Minton sent us a video walkthrough of the new Margaritaville casino at the Flamingo. Looks like more people gamblin' in there than the last few times I was at Cosmopolitan. ...

Tagged: margaritavilla   flamingo   

Peekaboo: Flamingo's Margaritaville Casino

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Sep 2011
Did you hear, Jimmy Buffett is taking over the Flamingo! The Margaritaville Casino - built atop the location that used to be the reliably great Steakhouse 46 will consist of 220 slot machines and...

Tagged: flamingo   margaritaville   jimmy buffett   

Now: Live Chat With Caesars Exec About Linq

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Sep 2011
Caesars Entertainment Senior Vice President for Resort Development Greg Miller, is slated to answer the publics questions about Linq project on the Flamingo Facebook joint starting at 1:30pm Vegas time (20 minutes from the time...

Tagged: linq   flamingo   

Linq: Sayonara O'Shea's, Imperial Palace

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Aug 2011
By now, we've all heard about Caesars Entertainment Corporation's plans to turn the alleyway between Flamingo and O'Shea's into an outdoor entertainment district capped off by a giant ferris wheel just beyond the monorail tracks....

Tagged: linq   harrahs   caesars entertainment   flamingo   osheas   imperial palace   bills   construction   

Why There May Yet Be Hope For the Linq

Posted by JohnH on 3 Aug 2011
No, you didn't read that headline incorrectly. I say this tentatively, but there may be hope that Caesar's Project Linq could be a something worth seeing. No, it's not because of the Ferris...

Tagged: project linq   flamingo   o'shea's   caruso   shopping   

Flamingo To Open Carlos'n Charlie's Mexican/Tequila Joint

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Jun 2011
For those keeping score at home at the end of the first period it is Tequila 1, Keno 0. Flamingo is on the verge of closing their Keno room and converting it into a tacos/tequila joint...

Tagged: flamingo   carlosn charlies   mexican food   tequila   dining   

Flamingo To Offer Cheeseburgers On The Pass Line

Posted by Chuckmonster on 8 Jun 2011
Time to add one more Buffett to Caesars Entertainment's Buffet of Buffets. The fabulous Flamingo announced plans today to build a "Margarataville Casino at The Flamingo" adjacent to the Margaritaville lounge/bar/restaurant thingy. The casino will occupy 15,000...

Tagged: flamingo   margaritaville   gambling   buffets   

WOW: The Flamingo's Toast

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Nov 2010
Well, we wouldn't believe this unless we actually saw it with our own two eyes: the Flamingo's toast. Amazing. How the hell do you do that? Thanks to Dramman for sharing his breakfast with us....

Tagged: flamingo   vegaseats   

Vegas Podcast-A-Palooza - The Audio!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Nov 2010
For those who couldn't make it to this years Vegas Podcast-A-Palooza, or missed the live video stream, you can recreate the entire experience by drinking your way through Vegas Gang, The Strip and Five Hundy...

Tagged: flamingo   five hundy   strip podcast   vegas gang   podcastapalooza   

The Vegas Podcast-A-Palooza Live Stream

Posted by Chuckmonster on 27 Oct 2010
As I type this, many of you are packing your bags or at the very least starting to catch a case of the VegasTinglies™ as the time for our big giant Vegas meetup draws closer....

Tagged: podcastapalooza   flamingo   

Five Things To Do Before Vegas Podcast-A-Palooza Next Saturday!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Oct 2010
Dude, like whoa! Can you believe that that VPP is here already?!! For those who are coming, here is all the information you'll need to get into the show: 1) Quickly do an RSVP so we...

Tagged: podcastapalooza   flamingo   total rewards   

Podcast-A-Palooza in Vegas Seven!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Oct 2010
Dr. Dave's most recent Green Felt Journal article in the Vegas Seven heads into a subject both near and dear and incredibly timely - The Vegas Podcast-A-Palooza! "The author" seemed to talk to everyone about the...

Tagged: podcastapalooza   flamingo   

Pencil: Myth Busting The Booking Window

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Oct 2010
In case you didn't know, real time hotel room pricing really fascinates me. I've often wondered if it was possible to detect pricing trends using published hotel rates for statistical basis. Specifically,...

Tagged: pencil   flamingo   caesars palace   wynn   bellagio   aria   mirage   room rates   

Vegas Podcast-A-Palooza October 30th!!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Oct 2010
Ladies and germs... the time to shit or get off the pot has arrived! The 2010 Vegas Podcast-A-Palooza will be here three short weeks from Saturday! If you've already made plans... excellent! ...

Tagged: podcast-a-palooza   flamingo   

The Pencil: Fall Las Vegas Room Rate Study

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Oct 2010
So, with the arrival of summer fall now is as good a time as any to take a 500 foot view hotel rates trends over the coming two months. For the purpose of this...

Tagged: pencil   room rates   wynn   bellagio   aria   caesars palace   flamingo   venetian   mirage   

Download Vegas Podcast-A-Palooza Tickets!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Sep 2010
The 2010 Vegas Podcast-A-Palooza is only five weeks away! Have you booked your room yet? For those who will be attending, the folks at the Flamingo have asked us to ask attendees to print out...

Tagged: vegas podcastapalooza   flamingo   

Reminder: Vegas Podcast-a-Palooza Oct 30!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Sep 2010
We're just about six weeks away from the bonafide event of the year - the 2010 Vegas Podcast-A-Palooza! For those who don't know, the VPP is a 3+ hour event that gathers all of your favorite...

Tagged: vegas podcast-a-palooza   flamingo   

Harrah's Beta Testing New Reservation System

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Aug 2010
We've just discovered that Harrah's Entertainment - owners of everything on the right side of the Strip between Planet Hollywood and Harrah's plus Caesars Palace and The Rio - have begun bucket testing a BETA...

Tagged: harrah's entertainment   internets   flamingo   podcastapalooza   

Awesome: Fabulous Flamingo's Fresh Podcast-a-Palooza Promo!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Aug 2010
The fine feathered folks from the fabulous Flamingo have fluffed up a plumply plumed pimping promo for Podcast-a-Palooz'rs who are looking for a booking. The deal - for one of their grooviest accommodations: the GO Deluxe...

Tagged: flamingo   podcastapalooza   deals   

Vegas Podcast-A-Palooza 2010 : Live at The Flamingo!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Jul 2010
Calling all Vegas freaks, ghouls and goblins!!! The 2010 Vegas Podcast-a-Palooza will make its debut on the Las Vegas Strip at the resort that started it all - the Fabulous Flamingo Las Vegas!!! The folks...

Tagged: vegas podcastapalooza   flamingo   five hundy   vegas gang   the strip   

Imperial Palace Guests Rejoice...

Posted by MikeE on 12 Jun 2010
...while Caesars Palace guests get the shaft. It started with a cross property buffet promotion. Pay for one buffet and gorge yourself at any Harrah's joint in Vegas. Kind of nice if you've discovered a meal...

Tagged: pools   imperial palace   caesars palace   flamingo   harrah's   rio   planet hollywood   paris   ballys   

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