Start off at the classic Decatur Drug 546 S. Decatur one of the last places in town with a classic lunch counter for greasy spoon specialties and hand dipped chocolate malteds.
Then it is a spin on over to the Pinball Museum conveniently located across the street from the Liberache Museum at 1610 E. Tropicana, Las Vegas NV 89119. This non-profit experience for the love of pinball gaming is open from 11 to 11 every day. Help the guys out there by bringing your own quarters.
Play to your heart’s delight at a quarter a game you decide how cheap of a date you are going to be.
After being a pinball wizard it is time to get in your best retro wear. Don’t have any? Never fear the Attic which claims to be the world’s largest vintage clothing store is right here in Vegas. Dressing everyone from drag queens to prom queens of all shapes and sizes plus macho dudes too. You will find that smoking jacket or Betty Draper number you need to feel the swank.
You are now ready to get your groove on at Vintage Vargas Swank Set the show by Art Vargas playing tribute to Bobby Darin and great lounge favorites. At the Rampart hotel August 20, 21, 22nd or catch him in other venues on the strip. Vintage Vargas is worth looking up to see where the show is this weekend. You can imagine looking across the room to see Don Draper.
Close out the night with a trip to Frankie’s Tiki Lounge for the classic vintage exotic drinks of the day.
Should you decide that the Las Vegas swank lifestyle is for you give Uncle Jack’s Very Vintage Real Estate a call. Jack should be the mayor of Las Vegas one day. No one knows the kitsch and feels the love of Las Vegas’ retro neighborhoods more than dear old Uncle Jack. He is a man committed to making Las Vegas a better place to live more than selling anyone a house. You know if you go for the cool with Jack he is not going to be packing it up for greener real estate pastures elsewhere. Jack has the experience to help you find the piece of Vegas awesome from former Mob digs to just a cute little showgirl bungalow of your dreams.