Most Anticipated New Club: Hakkasan

Construction walls are up at Mandalay Bay as Cirque du Soleil and Light Group team up for the eagerly awaited second coming of Light in the former Rumjungle space. But since construction walls don’t talk, it’s easy to keep tabs on the progress of Angel Management Group’s next nightlife foray, slated for a spring 2013 opening, via the live construction camera at As the façade behind the MGM’s golden lion is adorned in scaffolding, progress on the nightlife and dining experience continues, and the marketing machine churns away, teasing as to what’s to come. Multiple environments channel Hakkasan London’s modern chinoiserie design. Big-name DJ residency rumors also abound for the former Studio 54 space that will span more than 75,000 square feet.