|Odds and Ends - October 9, 1996
||In case you haven't heard it on the news
yet: Forbes magazine has reported that Las Vegas is the number one city
in the country for creating jobs. Tiger Woods won the Las Vegas
invitational. The Stratosphere is offering the best odds on games and
slots that I have ever heard of. The Statue of Liberty is finished, but NY-NY is
not. Liberty's hand with the torch was the finishing touch for Liberty. However
the hotel announced that they will not rush the opening, that they want everything to be
perfect so as not to cause a poor first impression. The opening is now scheduled for
|I took both photos about 3 weeks ago.
Below is the real thing.
|I hope that answers Rhonda
J. ... "Speaking of New York New York, we will be in Vegas 12-6 through
the 11th. Do you know when the scheduled opening is?" Rick
F. commenting on the "under the strip" column, said "I just
wonder how in the world with this congested intersection, that construction of these
tunnels will not just cause the most jammed up mess that can be imagined!" Gee
Rick, just because it's already our worst intersection, do you think closing a lane, and
at some point TWO lanes, for about 16 months, could make things worse? Hummm, I guess
that's what you call progress!
|Ron D wrote suggesting
a good place for buffet information. At present Polo does not include any external links
on our pages but I have included his recommendation. I noticed that one of the popular
"reader's questions" were on Buffets and etc. You may want to add the following
links for these folks:
"http:www.ufomind.com/place/usa/uv/las_vegas/buffets" Its an
independent "survey" of several of the Las Vegas casino buffets by a local
resident. I haven't checked it out myself, thanks to Sean L for the
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