Hershey’s sealed its grand opening festivities last week with a few Kisses — more than a few, actually. The chocolate company promised to give away 1 million Hershey’s Kisses to celebrate the official unveiling of Hershey’s Chocolate World at New York-New York.
Also around town, celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis unveiled her restaurant at the Cromwell and a Strip sports bar closed. A French cosmetics company arrived in Las Vegas last month, as did a California-inspired retailer.
Hershey’s Chocolate World
Hershey’s Chocolate World held its grand opening celebration Tuesday.
The 13,000-square-foot, two-story location at New York-New York gives guests the chance to personalize candy wrappers, try new products and more.
Within the store, visitors will find an 800-pound chocolate sculpture of the Statue of Liberty and a model of the Empire State Building made of 1,800 chocolate bars.
Hershey’s Chocolate World is open from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 9 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.
The dining spot covers 6,214 square feet — excluding the kitchen — and includes seating for 260 guests.
Serving up Italian dishes with California flavors, the restaurant, Giada, highlights dishes including lemon spaghetti and chicken marsala meatballs.
Giada at the Cromwell is open from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
The 750-square-foot location within the Shops at Crystals offers facial treatments, skin care products, makeup and fragrances.
Sisley is open 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.
The Sporting House
The Sporting House, a bar at New York-New York, closed Tuesday.
Known for its 130 high-definition TVs and two 16-foot screens, the sports bar occupied the space vacated by ESPN Zone.
The location won’t remain empty for long.
New York-New York announced restaurants Shake Shack and Tom's Urban will take over the 16,000-square-foot space and are expected to open in December.
Hot Trendz, a fashion and accessories store, opened May 31.
Located at 7500 W. Lake Mead Blvd., Suite 15, the business is 1,000 square feet and offers everything from sunglasses to funny bibs for babies.
Hot Trendz is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
The California-inspired apparel, accessories and footwear store carries products for men and women.
Brands include Kendall & Kylie, House of Harlow, Vans, Hurley and more.
Though its headquarters is in Orange County, PacSun has more than 600 locations across the country.
PacSun is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.