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Las Vegas: Bruxie waffle sandwiches to open at splashy new pedestrian area called The Park

Las Vegas: Bruxie waffle sandwiches to open at splashy new pedestrian area called The Park
Bars and restaurants will line The Park, a new pedestrian walkway that will link the Strip with the new T-Mobile Arena, to therear ofthis artist's rendering. It will open in early April. (MGM Resorts)

The Strip's newest attraction, scheduled to open in early April, isn't a towering resort. It's a park, and that's its only name too: The Park.

And fans of Bruxie in Orange County will like this: The gourmet waffle sandwich restaurant will open its first site outside Southern California at the new location.

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MGM Resorts revealed details of the new destination Tuesday. Essentially a large pedestrian mall, The Park will be between the New York-New York and Monte Carlo hotel-casinos. It will link Las Vegas Boulevard with the recently named T-Mobile Arena, which sits behind the two resorts.

The Park is scheduled to open April 4. The 20,000-seat arena, which will host concerts and sporting events, will open two days later, on April 6, with a gala featuring The Killers, Shamir and Wayne Newton.

A new, 5,000-seat theater is under construction at Monte Carlo, alongside The Park. The trumpet-like sculptures designed to provide shade are seen at the left of this artist's rendering
A new, 5,000-seat theater is under construction at Monte Carlo, alongside The Park. The trumpet-like sculptures designed to provide shade are seen at the left of this artist's rendering (MGM Resorts)

Upon entering the mall from the Strip, visitors will be greeted by water walls that soar as high as 10-story buildings. Farther along, there are seating areas amid desert plants.

Mature trees and sculptures shaped like trumpets will provide shade. At night, those 50-foot sculptures will glow with LED lighting.

Alongside The Park, MGM Resorts is constructing a 5,000-seat theater at Monte Carlo.

In addition to Bruxie, a number of bars and restaurants will border the new attraction.

A beer garden, which a statement describes as "unpretentious," will overlook the walkway. Guests can play boccie ball, darts or pingpong while enjoying their favorite brew.

Sake Rok, a combination bar, restaurant and club, will serve private-label sake and Japanese cuisine. Servers will double as entertainers, sharing Japan's pop culture with customers.

Shake Shack, a Big Apple-based chain known for its shakes and burgers, fittingly sits beside the Brooklyn Bridge replica at New York-New York.

Officials are touting the mall as the first park along the Strip.

It could develop into a popular place for tourists to sit and relax amid their long walks between the attractions and resorts along Las Vegas Boulevard.

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