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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 Burger: In-N-Out
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Animal style wins again.
Best New Restaurant: Kabuto Edomae Sushi
Thursday, June 28, 2012
There are only 18 seats in the joint, and they're all full.
Best Band to Book for Your House Show: Caravels
Thursday, June 28, 2012
See 'em up close, with the air-conditioning off.
Best Go-Gos: Krave
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The Strip-side gay club's go-gos don't just dance, they perform.
Best Strip Resident: Santana at House of Blues
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The House of Blues show has a new warmth and energy.
Best Local Sports Legend: Jerry Tarkanian
Thursday, June 28, 2012
He brought a national championship to Las Vegas. 'Nuff said.
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 New York-Style Pizza: Rocco's NY Pizzeria
Thursday, June 28, 2012
NY is in the name and the taste.
Best Tweeter: @DaynaRoselli
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Roselli’s got plenty of it, and she’s one local celeb willing to engage with fans on the Interwebs.
Best Sandwich: The Royal at Naked City Pizza Shop
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Meat and meat and cheese in dive-bar heaven.
Best New Club: Hyde Bellagio
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Any lounge dweller would agree, it’s all pretty spectacular.
Best Public Official: Catherine Cortez Masto
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The Nevada Attorney General has been an aggressive watchdog of the banks that helped to crater our economy.
Best Pre-Club Dinner: STK
Thursday, June 28, 2012
So cool you can soak up the vibe from outside.
Best Strip Headliner: Frankie Moreno
Thursday, June 28, 2012
And he's only just getting started …
Best Live Band: Moksha
Thursday, June 28, 2012
If you haven’t seen Las Vegas’ premier jam band, do it now.
Best Club Hopping: Palms
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Rage at the party-friendly hotel and you can forget about cab rides and long walks.
Best Sommelier: Joseph Phillips of Michael Mina Bellagio
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Phillips' seemingly unlimited knowledge, peerless palate and laid-back style removes any formality or stiffness.
Best Night to See a Future EDC Headliner from Vegas: In the House Fridays at Haze with DJ Stellar
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The up-and-coming DJ's cosmic rise is just getting started.
Best Reality Star: Rick Dale, 'American Restoration'
Thursday, June 28, 2012
First, we love the truck he drives.
Best Booze With a View: Mandarin Bar
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The Strip has many bars with million-dollar views. Still, Mandarin stands out.
Best Place for a Booze Education: Herbs & Rye
Thursday, June 28, 2012
They can rap about ancient herbal tinctures, but they’d rather swap stories over cocktails that blend exceptional taste, method and the moment.
Best Classic Production Show: 'Jersey Boys'
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Post-move, it continues to set the standard for Vegas production shows.
Best Urban Hike: Amargosa Trail
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Get a workout and a sweet view of Henderson.
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 Dayclub: Encore Beach Club
Thursday, June 28, 2012
World-renown DJs, an awesome aesthetic and elbow room.
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 New Downtown Hot Spot: Drink & Drag
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Drag queens meet bowling and billiards at the new venue.
Best Sports Bar: Big Dog’s
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Even casual Packers fans will find both locations welcome spots to cheer,
Best Happy Hour: Blue Martini & PT’s—a tie!
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Discounted drinks, daily.
Best New Venue: Smith Center's Reynolds Hall
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Our community's new home for touring and local performing arts.
Best Date-Night Restaurant: Due Forni
Thursday, June 28, 2012
First date or 50th anniversary, this place has the look, the feel and the food.
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.

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