28 episodes

On the Corner of Main Street provides an inside scoop on downtown Las Vegas. From gaming and special events to new projects and the growing art scene, hear straight from the amazing people who are making downtown Las Vegas a unique and fast-growing destination. Recorded at the Plaza Hotel & Casino – on the corner of Main Street – Plaza CEO Jonathan Jossel will be joined by special guests, including gaming industry leaders, entertainers, local officials and downtown partners, who will share their own exclusive and often entertaining perspective on where Vegas got its start and where it’s going now.

Hosted by Lisa Melmed, Jonathan Jossel, Russell Aaron and Gary Vickery.

On the Corner of Main Street Plaza Hotel and Casino

    • Places & Travel
    • 4.9 • 58 Ratings

On the Corner of Main Street provides an inside scoop on downtown Las Vegas. From gaming and special events to new projects and the growing art scene, hear straight from the amazing people who are making downtown Las Vegas a unique and fast-growing destination. Recorded at the Plaza Hotel & Casino – on the corner of Main Street – Plaza CEO Jonathan Jossel will be joined by special guests, including gaming industry leaders, entertainers, local officials and downtown partners, who will share their own exclusive and often entertaining perspective on where Vegas got its start and where it’s going now.

Hosted by Lisa Melmed, Jonathan Jossel, Russell Aaron and Gary Vickery.

    Ep. 28 - Patrick McNeil, Faile

    Ep. 28 - Patrick McNeil, Faile

    Is it a wolf? Is it a dog? You'll find the answer to that question, and more about one of the huge murals on the North Tower of The Plaza from the artist, himself. Jonathan, Lisa and Gary dial up New York City and talk to Patrick McNeil, half of the art collective known as Faile. Patrick recounts the fun - and peril - of painting one of the three Plaza murals that are visible for miles.
    Hosts: Jonathan Jossel, Lisa Melmed, Gary Vickery
     

    • 35 min
    Ep. 27 - Ross Mollison, Spiegelworld

    Ep. 27 - Ross Mollison, Spiegelworld

    The "Empresario Extraordinaire" of Las Vegas, Ross Mollison, joins Jonathan, Lisa and Gary. Actually, Ross is the founder of Spiegelworld, the company that brings us "Absinthe," "Opium" and "Atomic Saloon," three of the biggest shows on The Strip. Checking in from New York, Ross updates the status of the shows during the Covid closures. He and Jonathan share stories of ideas that never happened, and ideas that could still happen!
    Hosts: Jonathan Jossel, Lisa Melmed, Gary Vickery
     
     

    • 42 min
    Ep. 26 - Brett Lashbrook, Las Vegas Lights F.C.

    Ep. 26 - Brett Lashbrook, Las Vegas Lights F.C.

    The man who brought professional soccer to Las Vegas joins Jonathan and Lisa to talk about the journey. Brett Lashbrook, owner and GM of Las Vegas Lights F.C., explains how bringing the world's most popular sport to the world's entertainment capital was a "no brainer." He also discusses the various proposals for upgrading the Lights' venue, and whether Las Vegas will ever have an MLS team.
    Hosts: Jonathan Jossel, Lisa Melmed
     

    • 32 min
    Ep. 25 - Sheriff Joseph Lombardo

    Ep. 25 - Sheriff Joseph Lombardo

    Clark County Metro Sheriff Joseph Lombardo shares tales of growing up in Las Vegas, graduating from UNLV, joining the force and rising through the ranks until he was elected Sheriff in 2014. He spent much of his early career patrolling the streets of downtown, so he's a first-hand witness to the dramatic changes in the past decades. And he tells the story of his only encounter with Tony 'The Ant' Spilotro -- which was quickly followed by an encounter with law enforcement! 
     
    Hosts: Jonathan Jossel, Lisa Melmed
     

    • 52 min
    Ep. 24 - Mary Myers & Memories of The Las Vegas Club

    Ep. 24 - Mary Myers & Memories of The Las Vegas Club

    Plaza slots manager Mary Myers joints Jonathan, Lisa and Gary to talk about her job -- and her past jobs at The Las Vegs Club, the old joint across Main St. from the Plaza. The Las Vegas Club closed three years ago to make room for Circa, which just opened. 
     
    Hosts: Jonathan Jossel, Lisa Melmed, Gary Vickery
     

    • 42 min
    Ep. 23 - Mike Nolan, The El Cortez

    Ep. 23 - Mike Nolan, The El Cortez

    The El Cortez has anchored the east end of Fremont Street since 1941. Current CEO and partner Mike Nolan joins Jonathan and Lisa to talk about its legendary (and occasionally infamous) history. 

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
58 Ratings

58 Ratings

Biga4682 ,

Great Show

This is a great show. From some behind the scene casino thinking to some great stories. Can’t wait till I can get to Vegas and stay and the Plaza!

Jiggs44 ,

Fun Podcast, Easy Listen

Very fun podcast to listen to and easy to listen to! Informative about downtown and the history of downtown Vegas. Great to listen to if you are a downtown Vegas fan and especially a Plaza fan!

LinFromNJ ,

One of the best

This is one of the best Las Vegas podcasts, and better yet, focuses on the resurgent downtown area. The Plaza’s CEO and his team bring you entertaining, informative and behind-the-scenes listens on the casino business, entertainment and other interesting topics. You learn something new with each show. Keep them coming!

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