So Long, Stardust

A couple weeks ago, my friend Simon and I ventured out at the ungodly hour of 2AM (on a Tuesday night) to witness once of the best things I've seen in the two or so years I've been in Vegas: the implosion of the Stardust Hotel. I was in the Stardust (unknowingly) on the last day it was open, and people were scrambling around, taking everything that wasn't nailed down as a memento of one of the last old mob hotels. It was quite a surreal scene. But watching it come down was something else. The air was electric, and although I'm no Martin Scorcese, my little hand-held video does capture some of the excitement of the spectacle (and thankfully doesn't capture the blanket of dust that then engulfed the whole city). Download "Ziggy Stardust" by Bauhaus

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