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December 22, 2014

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World’s Toughest Mudder is coming to Las Vegas
Twenty-four-hour obstacle race, anyone?
Thursday, May 22, 2014
The 24-hour obstacle race will set up at Lake Las Vegas this November.
Weekly Q&A: Ultramarathoner Josh Brimhall talks mind over miles
The owner of Red Rock Running Company is a trail running powerhouse
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Stomach issues, brutal blisters, 20-hour runs where your mind plays tricks and the only guarantee is that it’s going to hurt. Why would anyone endure that kind of physical and mental torture—let alone sign up for it?
A first glimpse of Cirque du Soleil’s Mexican dinner theater
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
From the company that brought us stages that disappear into swimming pools, choreographed roller blading to the Beatles and Criss Angel live, comes something a little different.
Condé Nast Traveler's Pilar Guzmán on sneaking into a Vegas casino and what she packs in her carry-on
Thursday, May 15, 2014
"We had a sort of behind-the-scenes tour of the Bellagio, and I actually got to choose a song and they ran the fountain to the song."
New chefs and events bring fresh flavor to Vegas Uncork’d
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The Grand Tasting is still the centerpiece of this annual fantastic foodfest, but there were coma-inducing delights to be had throughout the weekend.
The six truths of the Vegas Uncork’d Grand Tasting
Sunday, May 11, 2014
No one has ever left just pleasantly full. No one.
Which chef ruled the Night Market at Vegas Uncork’d?
Keller, Batali, Valastro, Quek?
Friday, May 9, 2014
Tiny bowls of oceanic awesome and foie gras dumplings mark the food fest's first night.
Weed is coming: Where will Clark County’s medical marijuana businesses end up?
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Where will dispensaries and cultivation and production facilities end up? Check out this handy map to see the proposed locations.
The Interview Issue: Raku Sweets' pastry prodigy Mio Ogasawara
Thursday, May 1, 2014
The head pastry chef at Raku Sweets talks $25 strawberries and pizza-flavored potato chips.
Goorin Bros. is bringing back hats—one fedora at a time
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Linq boutique gave Breaking Bad's Walter White his signature head-topper.
Disclosure cancels Vegas show due to … back problems?
Friday, April 11, 2014
The British bros have rescheduled their Brooklyn Bowl date for August 6.
California stealing: The Strip is importing Los Angeles—is that a good thing?
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Sprinkles, Kitson, Umami Burger, the Sayers Club. LA is officially arriving in Las Vegas.
Should you eat Epic’s meat bars?
Our taste testers eat weird stuff so you don't have to
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Like your steak in bar form? You'll love Epic's grass-fed meat bars!
Inside Bellagio’s secret museum, where Conservatory props go to retire
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Everywhere you look in this warehouse of wonder, there are remnants of past exhibits and hints of future ones. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at what happens to the props and flowers at Bellagio’s Botanical Gardens.
Five beers to drink during National Beer Day
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Beer has many holidays. Celebrate the one that matters!
Real Housewife NeNe Leakes is Cirque’s first celeb guest star
The reality TV star adds ‘Mistress of Sensuality’ to her resume
Friday, March 28, 2014
She’s been called fake, a drag queen, a hypocrite and a moose(?), but now Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes can add a new title to the list: “Mistress of Sensuality.”
Clark County is requiring medical marijuana to be grown locally — is that too restrictive?
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Yo, Clark County! Why all the regulatory hurdles?
Sprinkles brings 24-hour cupcakes to the Linq
Step right up to the cupcake ATM
Friday, March 21, 2014
Step right up to the cupcake ATM, where drunk munching gets a stylish makeover.
Hit the trail: Our guide to 10 of the Las Vegas Valley's best routes
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Walking? Running? Biking? Horseback riding? We've got you covered!
Air Force S.E.R.E. Specialists are masters in the art of survival
Pass the banana slugs, please
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Imagine floating in a life raft on the 53-degree open ocean with dozens of other people, puking over the side and bailing water for eight long, nauseous hours. Then imagine looking around and laughing at your situation.
Sprouts Farmers Market to open three new Vegas locations
Sunday, March 16, 2014
In the slice of Venn diagram where Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and Smith’s meet you’ll find Sprouts Farmers Market.
Brooklyn Bowl’s Bruce Bromberg on fried chicken, cycling and homemade hot sauce
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The chef and restaurateur has had a busy start to 2014, opening new Brooklyn Bowl venues in London and Las Vegas.
Playing guess that flavor at Twist’s Taste of the Senses
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Arugula? Yes. Crab? No. Sous vide pork? Actually, it’s chicken.
Downtown shuffle: What’s new, what’s closed and what’s hitting the road
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
A bar opening, an art gallery on the move and more.
Oscars gift bag features $9,000 worth of Las Vegas swag
Saturday, March 1, 2014
What has Cupcakery sweets, Boyz II Men tickets and a Honey Salt gift certificate? The Oscar nominee swag bag, of course.
Four reasons why we still love the Olympics
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014
Getting on board with Sochi 2014 has not been easy, but these Olympic Games have had their moments.
What Nevada’s decision not to defend its gay marriage ban really means
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014
If Nevada officials aren't defending it in front of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, who is?
The procrastinator's guide to Valentine's Day in Vegas
Where to eat when you've waited too long to make a reservation
Friday, Feb. 14, 2014
Where to eat when you've waited too long to make a reservation.
Boudoir babes: Why women are stripping down for Stacie Frazier's camera
A local boudoir photographer helps ladies find their sexy
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014
A local boudoir photographer is helping ladies find their sexy.
Dining News & Notes: Uncork'd sellouts, Blue Bell Ice Cream and 'Top Chef' shoes?
Monday, Feb. 10, 2014
Michael Voltaggio, shoe designer? Plus, Texas ice cream, Iron Chef Vegas and a celebrity chef buffet.
Wynn's Johnny Avello sets odds for the Westminster Dog Show
Friday, Feb. 7, 2014
Portuguese Water dog for the win!
Why is it so hard to join the party Downtown?
Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014
There's been a lot of talk recently about the cliqueiness of the new neighborhood.
Get a taste of 'Top Chef' at Emeril’s Vegas restaurants
Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014
Eat Shirley Chung's New Orleans-inspired dish during the month of February.
Life Is Beautiful Festival announces 2014 dates: October 24-26
Monday, Jan. 27, 2014
The music, food, art and learning fest will return to Downtown Las Vegas October 24-26, 2014.
Weekly Q&A: Scuba instructor Bill Duckro on shark dives and why he loves Lake Mead
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014
“I just don’t think it’s wise to teach predators they need to come around man for food.”
Weekly Q&A: Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez on living in a shelter and the wonders of butt glue
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014
Her story isn’t your average pageant fairy tale, and when she steps before the Miss USA judges this spring, she’ll be focused on just being herself.
Hollywood director Paul Feig hates buffets, loves Las Vegas
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014
His advice: “Go to Vegas and live it up.”
Eat your way through New Year's in Vegas
Last suppers, first brunches and butter-poached lobster with truffles
Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013
Last suppers, first brunches and butter-poached lobster with truffles.
Fully realized, Fremont Street's Slotzilla has blocked out a beloved view of Downtown
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013
The giant ride's metal frame has altered the Downtown skyline—and the neighborhood’s sightlines, too.
With its third anniversary approaching, Cosmo evolves its nightlife program
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013
A new supper club, venue improvements and cocktails that kill it every time.
Hosts get punchy at Vegas Nightlife Fights
The suits are coming off and the gloves coming on
Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013
If you've ever been rejected at a club—or if you work in the industry—this one's for you.
Making macarons with Hakkasan pastry chef Monica Delgadillo
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013
Weekly editor Sarah Feldberg joins Hakkasan’s pastry guru in the kitchen.
Walled-off wonder: A first impression of Downtown's Container Park
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013
With no street-front businesses, the facility goes against the city's Downtown Centennial Plan.
Three ways to drink delightfully peculiar Hendrick's Gin
Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013
The story starts in Scotland, in a coastal town called Girvan, population 8,000.
A month after the LIB Festival packed up, Downtown still looks different
Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013
Life Is Beautiful's aesthetic legacy—the signs that something big happened here—is everywhere you look.
A run through Ragnar Relay -- in Las Vegas and Afghanistan
Monday, Nov. 18, 2013
Thousands of miles away in Afghanistan, Capt. Stephen Roberts is already hours into his own race. The Army chaplain has organized Ragnar Relay Afghanistan, an event on the Kabul Base Cluster coinciding with the Vegas race.
Diagnosed with a heart condition, UFC fighter Dan Hardy is living in limbo
Will 'The Outlaw' ever reenter the octagon?
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013
“I’m so much more physically able now than I was before, which is crazy because now I’m potentially moving toward the end of my career, and I’ve really just figured out how my body works properly.”
Double miles: Two half marathons, two states, one day
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013
Some of this weekend's Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon and Half Marathon participants will be running their second of the day.
The Weekly Chat: Talking zombie tacos and inner city eating with LA chef Roy Choi
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013
"When the team and I ate the taco that we made, we became zombies and we just went out to the street and started selling them."
Weekly Time Warp: Our interview with 'Dancing With the Stars' finalist Amy Purdy
Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013
Amy Purdy was 19 when bacterial meningitis attacked her system, leaving her on life support with a 2 percent chance of survival. Seven months later, she was back on her snowboard.

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