Saturday, January 10, 2009
I'm in the midst of a short weekend jaunt to Las Vegas. It's been nearly two years since I've been here and the amount of construction going on is amazing -- especially the mid-strip City Center development.
With the Consumer Electronics Show going on this is normally a busy weekend in Las Vegas. But the effects of the economic downturn can't be missed. Usually traffic on the Las Vegas Strip is gridlocked -- I haven't seen much traffic. Normally on the weekends casinos are so mobbed you can barely walk through, not so this weekend. In fact the crowds are so light some of the facilities built to handle huge crowds (like buffets) seem downright deserted.