BLVD & MAIN Taphouse at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod Celebrates Grand Opening

BLVD & MAIN Taphouse at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod Celebrates Grand Opening
A celebratory beer toast held at “the corner of IPA and OMG” kicked off the grand opening celebration of BLVD & MAIN Taphouse at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 (Pictured: “Crazy Girls” star Dani Elizabeth and Tropicana headliner Murray SawChuck – Photo credit: Ira Kuzma / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com).

Steve Arcana and Eric Dickerson
Steve Arcana and Eric Dickerson at BLVD & MAIN Taphouse

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BLVD & MAIN Taphouse’s inaugural toast included executive vice president and chief operating officer of Golden Entertainment, the parent company of The STRAT, Steve Arcana, vice president and general manager of The STRAT, Chris Fiumara, professional football Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson, Brewmaster Dave Otto and Executive Chef Johannes Bernau, along with John Barry, principal of Kevin Barry Fine Art, and local artists, Robby Martin, aka Biscuit Street Preacher, and Manny Avila.

BLVD & MAIN Taphouse at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod Celebrates Grand Opening
BLVD & MAIN Taphouse at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod Celebrates Grand Opening

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To commemorate the occasion,Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Coffin honored the event with a proclamation.

Chris Fiumara, Steve Arcana and Bob Coffin with Proclamation
Chris Fiumara, Steve Arcana and Bob Coffin with Proclamation at BLVD & MAIN Taphouse

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Several local celebrities posed for photos before heading into the party, including the casts of FANTASY and Thunder from Down Under, along with Miss Nevada USA 2019, Tianna Tuamoheloa, guitarist and former Guns N’ Roses guitarist DJ Ashba and Murray Sawchuck.

Cast member of FANTASY at Blvd & Main Taphouse
Cast member of FANTASY at BLVD & MAIN Taphouse

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Guests enjoyed samplings of elevated pub fare created by Bernau including short rib sliders, 50/50 meatballs and buffalo fried oysters. Guests also enjoyed chilled seafood bar loaded with crab legs, shrimp and oysters along with a large, displayed charcuterie board, including an assortment of meats and cheeses.

Nathalia Ashba and DJ Ashba at BLVD & MAIN Taphouse
Nathalia Ashba and DJ Ashba at BLVD & MAIN Taphouse

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Signature cocktails, created by Golden Entertainment’s Corporate Director of Beverage Jason Shullo, included 1149 to the Top, Downtown Lovin’ and The Stupak.  Brewmaster Otto also presented his signature ale, the SkyJump Golden Ale.

Cast members of Thunder From Down Under at BLVD & MAIN Taphouse
Cast members of Thunder From Down Under at BLVD & MAIN Taphouse

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To add to the night’s excitement, Biscuit Street Preacher painted an exhibition art piece throughout the duration of the evening.

BMX pro Ricardo Laguna at BLVD & MAIN Taphouse
BMX pro Ricardo Laguna at BLVD & MAIN Taphouse

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The 6,000+-square-foot BLVD & MAIN combines craft beer and elevated pub cuisine with a lively scene, complete with comfortable seating to settle in and catch any game or sporting event.

BLVD & MAIN Taphouse at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod Celebrates Grand Opening
BLVD & MAIN Taphouse at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod Celebrates Grand Opening

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Next door, the 3,000+-square-foot View Lounge offers craft cocktails and small bites, introducing a stylish new hotel bar offering to The STRAT.

BLVD & MAIN Taphouse at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod Celebrates Grand Opening
BLVD & MAIN Taphouse at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod Celebrates Grand Opening

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BLVD & MAIN and View Lounge offer flat screen televisions and convenient access to the William Hill Sports Book for betting.

BLVD & MAIN Taphouse at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod Celebrates Grand Opening
BLVD & MAIN Taphouse at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod Celebrates Grand Opening

Photo credit: Ira Kuzma / www.IraKuzmaPhotos.com

BLVD & MAIN Taphouse is located inside The STRAT Hotel and Casino at 2000 South Las Vegas Blvd. For more information about BLVD & MAIN Taphouse, call (800) 998-6937 or visit https://www.stratospherehotel.com/Food-Drink/BLVD-and-Main-Taphouse.