The Strip’s New Monkey Business | Vegas Seven

Here is this week’s Green Felt Journal, on the opening of SLS–and what it means:

The Sahara’s closing on May 16, 2011, was significant in more ways than one: It was not only the demise of one of the Strip’s few remaining classic casinos, but it essentially marked the depth of the Great Recession. So the August 23 rise of SLS Las Vegas from the bones of the Sahara says a great deal about where Las Vegas is heading—and how it will get there.

via The Strip’s New Monkey Business | Vegas Seven.

I’ve got a lot more to say on the subject–hopefully on a future Vegas Gang.