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New, Unique Attraction Opens on Las Vegas Strip This Weekend

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LAS VEGAS -- The $550 million LINQ project is already transforming the Las Vegas skyline. On Saturday, one of the entertainment spaces will open Saturday and it promises to offer a unique experience for tourists and locals.

Las Vegas is becoming home to a Brooklyn Bowl. There are only two others in the world. The original is in New York and the other is in London. It's famous for its food, specifically the fried chicken. It also offers bowling and will bring big name acts to Las Vegas for intimate concerts.

The High Roller, the world's tallest observation tower, can be seen from miles around. In it's shadow is a new open market place for the Las Vegas Strip and inside that is the Brooklyn Bowl.

"Although the construction has been here several hundred days, we've only been here two weeks so it's been a really tight ramp up," said Andrew Economon, general manager of the Brooklyn Bowl.

His team is finally at the home stretch, putting on the finishing touches before opening day.

"We're just trying to get the dust off of everything right now," he said.

The three-story music venue is one of the biggest in the country. It can fit 2,000 concert goers, includes five bars, offers gourmet quality bar food from the Blue Ribbon, has 32 bowling lanes, a swanky nightclub and will feature bands like Roots and Jane's Addiction.

The eclectic experience can only be found in Brooklyn, London, and now Las Vegas. It employs 400 people, some with unique job titles.

"Interestingly enough, we have positions that don't exist in the market like shoe runner, nobody knew what that was, we actually bring shoes to your lane," Economon.

The whole thing comes together for a one-of-a-kind experience.

"There's nothing else like it, both in size and scope, the music that we've chosen, the bands we bring in, the freedom to move around," Economon said. "Whether it's locals or tourists, I think there's is something for everybody."

The band Soulive will be the first to perform at Brooklyn Bowl. The Roots are next, but that show is already sold out.

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