September 07, 2005 Share Del.icio.us | Podcast | KimosVegas.com | Hawaiian Airlines Discount
WELCOME to Kimo’s Vegas! This week on Sports Radio 1420AM we talk with Robert Allen, producer/director of The Haunted Vegas Tour and Show. He tells us where Elvis, Bugsy Siegel and Redd Foxx are hanging out these days. Then we chat with Jackie Dennis of Lake Las Vegas (where Celine Dion and Oprah Winfry live), and Rachel Stratford from Segway Tours, Thursday at 9 a.m.
KHNL Channel 8 debuts the new season of Las Vegas Sept. 19 ... look for a new sports book,
Internet lounge, lobby, shopping concourse and smaller cocktail outfits. Because many of the women on the show have to wear high heels, they had to install a special rubber floor
so the microphones would not pick up heels clicking as they walked through the casino on camera.
REMEMBER Miami Vice? The gang at Atronic have signed a deal with Universal Studios to bring us the Miami Vice penny progressive slot. The machines will premiere at the G2E (Global Gaming Expo) in Vegas next month. Don’t laugh - the show was nominated for 22 awards and won four, including two Golden Globes.
SAM KAPU (who does middays on Hawaiian105 KINE) told me that he’s so unlucky ... if he bought a funeral parlor people would stop dying. I’m taking collections so he can buy Borthwick’s.
WANNA OWN a piece of George Clooney? Well, you can own a piece of his latest development “Las Ramblas” with breathtaking views of the Vegas strip. George reportedly has an eight-figure investment (that’s over $100 million) in the 300-room development. No rubbah slippahs, cause the building get dress code - dresses and jackets please! Get a sneak peek at www.lasramblasvegas.com.
TONY BENNETT returns to the Golden Nugget Sept. 22-24.
SHOPPING ALERT: Four new stores have opened in the Desert Passage. David Z shoes is a big name in downtown N.Y. that is synonymous with fashionable, high-quality athletic, comfort and dress shoes. Wild Pair is the leading specialty retailer of fashion-forward footwear for hip, style-driven young men and women. Oh My Godard Gallery featuring the art of Michael Godard, and Vegas the Store, a one stop souvenir and omiyage shop. More retailers are moving in. Look for the second ABC store in Vegas to open here by the end of the year.
LUCKY VACATIONS Hawaii flier James Mook from Waimanalo won $4,500 on a $5 Triple Diamond machine. Walter Wharton of Honolulu hit the Double Diamond $1 machine for $4,124. Seiichi Takara brought home the best omiyage after he hit $10,000 on the dollar 10x’s machine at Main Street Station.
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