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Las Vegas Fremont Street Queen

February 23, 2010

No, silly–I’m not the Fremont Street Queen! But the rock band Queen is floating over downtown Vegas in a “We Will Rock You” canopy performance.

Of course,┬áthat’s not the only light show in town…I was particularly impressed with the fixtures at the Golden Nugget, which is right in the middle of Fremont Street. It’s the nicest property downtown, and the new Rush Tower, opened in 11/09, offers sleek furnishings in beautiful sienna, chocolate and mocha. But the best view is from the casino floor, looking up: brilliant baubles and glittering glass provide waves of luxurious light.

On Fremont Street, there’s an active, pulsating┬ávibe, any time of day or night, and it all starts with the people who live and work here. Lots of them are transplants who came here to check the place out, and ended up staying on. This young man, an employee at Fitzgerald’s, let me take a picture of the artwork on his hand.

Rock on, Fremont Street!