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September 22, 2014

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Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman shakes hands with Atomic co-owner Derek Stonebarger during the grand reopening of The Atomic on East Fremont Street Wednesday, June 20, 2013. The other owners are Lance Johns, left, and his brother Kent, right. 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. The Atomic has been sold to Tony Hsieh’s Downtown Project.

Steve Marcus

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman shakes hands with Atomic co-owner Derek Stonebarger during the grand reopening of The Atomic on East Fremont Street Wednesday, June 20, 2013. The other owners are Lance Johns, left, and his brother Kent, right. 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. The Atomic has been sold to Tony Hsieh’s Downtown Project.