Nicki Minaj Joins Cast of Celebrities at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
A wax replica of Nicki Minaj is now on display in the Music Room of Madame Tussuads. The new figure took more than six months to create and joins more than 100 celebrities in the must-see attraction. Through Aug. 30, an instagram photo contest offers guests a chance to win a Nicki Minaj goodie bag by uploading their pictures by posing on the “Anaconda” set and tagging the photos with #mtnickiselfie.
Complimentary Shuttle and Early Check-In Service on Way to Downtown’s Plaza
Two money-saving deals are being added to the downtown Plaza property. First is a complimentary daily airport drop-off shuttle, which runs at 8:15 a.m., 12:45 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. Reservations are highly suggested. A taxi fare to catch your flight can run up to as much as $51 plus tip! Next is a free, early check-in option beginning at 10 a.m.
PBR RockBar & Grill, Rockhouse and Hard Rock Team up for Football Events
Football season officially gets underway on Sept. 10 and Hard Rock Hotel will host their Ultimate Fantasy Football National Draft Party on Saturday, August 29 beginning at noon inside The Joint. The resort is also offering a Party Package for pigskin fans valid Aug. 26-Sept. 2 for as low as $49 per night plus a lot of extras. Both PBR Rock Bar & Grill at the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian and Rockhouse inside Planet Hollywood kick off the season with fantasy football draft parties through Sept. 10 for groups of eight to 16 people. $25 beer buckets and $7 appetizers are available to fans.
Photo by Denise Truscello.
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