New hotel-casino preps for opening

LAS VEGAS - It's a rare sign of economic development on the Las Vegas Strip.The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, a new 2,995-room casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip, is in the midst of preparing for its Dec. 15 grand opening. The Cosmopolitan will feature two 50-story towers on 8.7 acres of land, with each tower featuring residential style living space and private terraces. Signature restaurants will include Jaleo and China Poblano by Chef Jose Andres, Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill by restauranteurs Bruce and Eric Bromberg; Comme Ca by Los Angeles chef David Myers; New York City's Estiatorio Milos by restaurateur Costas Spiliadis; Scarpetta and DOCG by Scott Conant; and steakhouse STK from The One Group. The hotel will also feature 60,000 square feet of shopping, 43,000 square feet of spa, healthclub and salon offerings; three pools; and multi-level nightclubs. For more information, visit The Cosmopolitan is located at 3708 Las Vegas Blvd., directly between CityCenter and the Bellagio.

********** Published: July 8, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 12