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Best Pub Quiz: Crown & Anchor
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Totally bomb and at least you can drown your sorrows in Guinness and chicken fingers.
Best Band for Starting a Flash-Mob Block Party: Rhyme N Rhythm
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Four MCs + a full live band = an unforgettable experience.
Best Vegas Mascot: Penny Pibbets
Thursday, June 28, 2012
This pint-sized, mega-vocal proponent of deviant morality and poor decision-making reached our hearts.
Best Drink for Non-Drinkers: Virgin Bloody Mary at PT’s
Thursday, June 28, 2012
If you’re drinking for two, or just prefer your Bloodies sans booze, this does the trick.
Best Soda Selection: Root Beer at Bread & Butter
Thursday, June 28, 2012
More than 40 flavors await (and buttery sweetness to boot).
Best Go-Gos: Krave
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The Strip-side gay club's go-gos don't just dance, they perform.
Best New Downtown Hot Spot: Drink & Drag
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Drag queens meet bowling and billiards at the new venue.
Best Happy Hour: Blue Martini & PT’s—a tie!
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Discounted drinks, daily.
Best Resident DJ: DJ Munkey at Beauty Bar
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Find him behind the booth every week at Beauty Bar, during the hipster haven’s Turntable Thursdays party.
Best Street-Side Lunch: Viva Las Arepas
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Pork butt and odd characters make for street food magic.
Best Music Venue: The Joint
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Guns N’ Roses, the Arcade Fire, Tiësto, Drake …
Best Place to Dance with the DJ: Lavo
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Here, you can get close enough to smell the DJ’s sweat.
Best Place to Gamble: Wynn/Encore
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Visit during the week to find reasonable tables.
Best Plate of Pasta: Short Rib Agnolotti at Scarpetta
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Bone marrow and brown butter? Yup.
What to do, where to see fireworks and who to hear this week
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Don't you want to learn how to make a soap gun?
Farmer's Market guide for the week of June 28-July 4
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Farmers Markets to hit this week
What to see, hear and support this week
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Moonrise Kingdom, Chaka Khan and Ribbon of LIfe should fill your calendar
Conversation starters: What Bryce Harper considers a "clown question" and more
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Also, a grieving local family receives a random act of kindness.
Where to dance, get your reggae fix and down free smoothies this week
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Plus, a $30 steak dinner of champions.
Conversation starters: Heart Attack Grill is denied a liquor license and more
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Also, the Venetian announces the Broadway show that will fill its Jersey Boys void.
The Twitter view of last night's Electric Daisy Carnival shutdown
Sunday, June 10, 2012
DJs, organizers and disappointed fans weigh in.
EDC 101: What to bring, where to park and how to get there
Friday, June 8, 2012
Here's a quick checklist of what you'll need to know to navigate the three-day Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend.
What to see, where to go and what app to play this week
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
A Radiohead tribute show, new cocktail specials at Comme Ça and more!
Video playlist: the Weekly staff's all-time favorite music videos
Friday, June 1, 2012
Furry jackets, Joan Collins and the Foghat Principle.
Where to go, what to drink and what to see this week
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
A party to remember, a beer cask and an adults-only comedy night ...
Conversation starters: From the housing market to a 'Divorce Hotel'
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Also, a CSN student wants to carry a gun on the school's campus.
Downtown's Punk Rock Bowling festival basics
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The who, what, when ... you get it.
The punk-rock world stands up for Against Me!'s gender-changing frontman
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Punk is a "mind-set, about being who you want to be," says Hot Water Music's Chuck Ragan.
Which concerts to catch, who to watch fight and where to get close to a cult filmmaker
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Also, a new place to buy containers. Lots of them.
Conversation starters: Dumb criminals keep coming back, and more
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Also, a former state senator finds her way into Maxim's "Hot 100" contest.
Conversation starters: Elton John loses his temper at Caesars and more
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Also, an NFL linebacker graduates from UNLV.
Who to hear, where to eat and which B-movie to see this week
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Plus, a parade, a rodeo and a carnival—in the same place on the same night!
Five localish reactions to President Obama’s support of same-sex marriage
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
A Democrat, a Republican, a political columnist, an LGBT community figure and ... a boxer.
Out to make a difference
Monday, May 14, 2012
Meet some Las Vegans on crucial missions
Which concerts to see, where to eat big and how to score 'Dictator' swag
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Also, a local team makes a run for the title.
Conversation starters: From Google's self-driving cars to a second 'Showgirls' movie
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Also, the random spending of money by government agencies.
Five favorite margaritas in L.V. just in time for Cinco de Mayo
Saturday, May 5, 2012
In honor of the Mexican-American holiday, staff from Las Vegas Weekly and its sister publications select their favorite margaritas in town. ...
Conversation starters: Bryce Harper's MLB debut and more
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Also, a dentist gets even with an ex-boyfriend.
What to hear, what to see and where to eat Filipino food this week
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Also, two books we think you should read.
Where to go, what to watch and what to eat this week
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
A casino's final days, a Nirvana revival and the end of one of TV's greatest shows
Conversation starters: another incident at the Heart Attack Grill and more
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Also, Bally's upcoming headliner.
What to hear, where to laugh and how to learn about your brain this week
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Yo-Yo Ma's in town. Kramer would be excited.
Conversation starters: From Mike Tyson to Nevada's new cell phone law
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Also, why GSA officials should have been reading the Weekly.
Conversation starters: From Harry Reid to the police's illegal tracking of cell phones
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Also, Infertility Awareness Month.
Where and when to hear Latin funk and eat like you're on the Titanic
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Also, bagpipes blare and Mike Tyson's bares his soul.
Where to see art, hear bands and drink dollar beers this week
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Plus fists of amateur fury.
Conversation starters: From a UFO sighting to the first local Gatsby Day
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Also, a man pays $5 for a drawing with an estimated worth of $2 million.
Where go to, what to listen to and what to lick this week
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Some great theater, a great show and a day devoted to free ice cream
Conversation starters: A brothel owner announces his candidacy for public office and more
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Also, Metro pays up after a man says he was attacked by an officer.
Conversation starters: From Herman Cain to Shaquille O'Neal
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Also, Nevada earns a D-minus on a recent "corruption risk report card."

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