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September 21, 2014

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Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman, right, uses a torch to cut a tape during the grand reopening of The Atomic on East Fremont Street Wednesday, June 20, 2013. Looking on are Allan Palmer, left, CEO/executive director of the National Atomic Testing Museum, and Jennifer Albright. The bar was was originally built in 1945 as Virginia's Cafe but was renamed Atomic Liquors in 1952 when patrons used to go to the roof to watch the nuclear blasts from the Atomic Test Site.

Steve Marcus

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman, right, uses a torch to cut a tape during the grand reopening of The Atomic on East Fremont Street Wednesday, June 20, 2013. Looking on are Allan Palmer, left, CEO/executive director of the National Atomic Testing Museum, and Jennifer Albright. The bar was was originally built in 1945 as Virginia's Cafe but was renamed Atomic Liquors in 1952 when patrons used to go to the roof to watch the nuclear blasts from the Atomic Test Site.