Drove by the casino this past Friday - it looks really good. It's a shame they'll not always be in the old Higbee building, since that building is such a landmark.
Downtown was jammin' - we got downtown for our reservations early, and were glad we had, since all the nearby parking was getting full and *was* full by the time we were leaving. Chef Michael Symon posted on Twitter that it was the single best weekend that his downtown restaurant, Lola, had ever had.
That casino sure would have been a drag on downtown businesses.