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Five things we’re loving about Liquid
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
We’re positively salivating over the impending arrival of Liquid Pool Lounge at Aria. Here's why:
Kaskade takes on Sundays at Encore Beach Club
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Encore Beach Club is arriving Memorial Day weekend, and it's bringing Kaskade with it all summer long.
Look out Below!
The Cocktail World Cup lands in Vegas
Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010
Las Vegas mixologists compete in the world’s most extreme bartending competition.
Nite Bite: Welcoming Crown Nightclub
Vacant former Club Rio space acquired for concerts and parties
Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010
Crown Nightclub will open in May for live concerts and nightlife.
Pear & Elderflower Sangria
Beso Restaurant, Crystals, CityCenter, $15
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010
Served in a voluminous 24 oz. Bordeaux wine glass, and with garnishes that really pop, this rare white sangria is the number-one selling signature cocktail at Beso.
Inside the (gay porn) actor's studio
Notes from Scotty B's Casting Couch
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010
Scotty B knows what the boys like: porn. And scintillating X-rated Q&A.
PMG, PCD part ways; HTZ closes
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010
Pure Management Group announced last week that it would be closing the Pussycat Dolls Lounge; Meanwhile, Hawaiian Tropic Zone announced its closure.
David Herlong: The absinthe-minded barman
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010
When Herlong isn’t pumping out 1,500-2,000 cocktails per day, he’s creating specialty cocktails.
Mo’lypmics, Mo’lympics, Mo’lympics
Tao to one-up the Olympics. The Olympics!
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010
Since he couldn't bring the party to Vancouver, Jack Colton is bringing the Olympic torch to Tao.
Salted, sugared, frozen or rocks
Your guide to National Margarita Day (plus recipes!)
Monday, Feb. 22, 2010
Your guide to National Margarita Day (plus recipes!)
Organic new party growing at Ghostbar
Mike Diamond brings DJ 88's disco dopeness to The Palms
Monday, Feb. 22, 2010
New Ghostbar director Mike Diamond and DJ 88 team up to establish a music-centric party at Ghostbar
Vegas is not enough
Social Mixology turns one, annexes Miami to its empire
Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010
What happens in Vegas... is heading to Miami!
Awards, recognition for Vegas nightlife's first lady
Only 364 days till Eva Longoria Parker Day 2011
Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010
From now on, February 20 will be all about Eva.
Five reasons to return to the Artisan
Vegas' boutiquiest hotel wants you back
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010
Maybe you showed up while the Artisan was in flux, changing hands to new owners, the Siegel Group. Maybe the bar was out of your favorite brew or the restaurant closed when you wanted a bite. That burns. But it's time to let go of your grudge and once again give the boutique hotel your patronage: they are earning it back one exciting improvement after another.
The 2010 Olympic Cocktail
By Drew Levinson, Wirtz Beverage
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010
While it might seem intuitive to curl up on the couch with something hot and spiked to watch the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, I have another suggestion.
Stupid Cupid
I want your bad romance
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010
Valentine's Day: It’s not as bad as the New Year’s Eve I spent in Disney World parking traffic one year, but it’s up there.
Bare pool on Saturday nights will be Heaven
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010
A new weekly LGBT dance party will transform Bare pool into an outdoor nightclub where nearly anything goes.
Something in the “Airness” tonight: Judging an air guitar competition
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010
Air guitar is a foreign concept to me, something frat boys do after one keg-stand too many.
Five reasons to return to the Artisan
Vegas' boutiquiest hotel wants you back
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010
The Artisan is earning your patronage back one cocktail and cigar pairing at a time.
Listen, learn, sip, repeat
Mixology Mondays to school drinkers
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010
Poised to celebrate its third birthday Thursday, February 25, Downtown Cocktail Room is one-upping even itself with the addition of the "Listen and Learn" hour to the popular monthly Mixology Monday (MixMo) evening of handcrafted cocktails.
Listen, learn, sip, repeat
Mixology Mondays to school drinkers
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010
At the new “Listen & Learn” hour, Downtown Cocktail Room invites drinkers to class.
Ladies First
First Food & Bar to focus on the fairer sex
Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010
First Food & Bar's new ladies night is just the beginning of Chef Sammy D's new nightlife agenda.
Between the sheets with Kendra
Kendra Wilkinson Baskett gives the Weekly some V-Day advice
Friday, Feb. 12, 2010
Kendra Wilkinson Baskett chatted with us about the important things: "Chocolate, sex, love, romance."
The Rose
Fusion Mixology Bar, The Palazzo, $10
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010
What’s blushing, über lovey-dovey and looks good in nothing but rose petals? Valentine’s cocktails! Bring your honey to the Palazzo for mixologist/bartender Wendy Verdel’s creation, featuring Alizé Rose, a blend of French vodka, strawberries, lychee and rose petals.
Getting down with the pinups
Rockabilly rocks Blush Boutique Nightclub
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010
It took three hours and did more damage to my bathroom than the Atomic Age did to the desert to roll the clock back five decades for Blush's pinup contest. Worth every bobby pin.
Vegas’ DJ Alpyne off to the Winter Olympics
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010
Sin City will be well-represented at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver by Vegas’ own DJ Alpyne.
From NFL to MP3: DJ Larry Johnson?
Bengals’ Larry Johnson trades helmet for headphones to make his Vegas DJ debut
Friday, Feb. 5, 2010
Eager sports fans might be scratching their heads and reaching for their camera phones Saturday night. Is that … Larry Johnson … in the DJ booth? In a word--yup!
From NFL to MP3
Cincinnati running back Larry Johnson to trade in his helmet for headphones for his Vegas DJ debut
Friday, Feb. 5, 2010
Just in time for the one weekend a year that football meets nightlife in Vegas, Drai's Afterhours is making its own mash-up of the two for a Super Bowl-eve event that's certainly a first.
Bramblin Man
Noir Bar, The Luxor, $15
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010
A gin-based cocktail made popular in 1980s London by Dick Bradsell, the original recipe combines gin, lemon juice, simple syrup and Crème de Mure.
An exclusive first look at Revolver Saloon & Dance Hall
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010
Revolver Saloon & Dance Hall, tagging itself “country with a twist,” is all about country.
Something for the ladies (who love ladies)
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010
The first recurring lesbian party in a mainstream casino club celebrates its grand opening March 25.
XS takes home two Nightclub & Bar Awards
The Encore nightspot lives up to its name winning "New Club of the Year"
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010
XS has been named "New Club of the Year" in the Nightclub & Bar Awards.
Beyond the Barge
Pure and other possible destinations considered for Goss’ residency
Friday, Jan. 29, 2010
Matt Goss may have ended up in Cleopatra's Barge, but that wasn't the only Caesar's Palace location under consideration for the singer.
Robin Antin, Entertainment Matchmaker
Friday, Jan. 29, 2010
Pussycat Dolls creator Robin Antin choreographed Matt Goss' live show at the Palms before making the introduction between Goss and Caesars Palace, a deal that has resulted in the fulfillment of Goss' principle dream: to perform on the Las Vegas Strip at Caesars Palace. Antin continues to manage the Brit crooner as he makes his move to Caesars with 10 p.m. performances Friday and Saturday nights at Cleopatra's Barge beginning March 12.
The Goss-pel according to Matt
Brit crooner joins the Caesars pantheon
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010
Deals like this one just don't happen anymore. It was upon a mere handshake - or so it is said- that singer/songwriter Matt Goss agreed to follow in some august footsteps with an indefinite run at Caesars Palace.
A brand Noir year
Noir Bar debuts a new menu and a new look
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010
Noir Bar debuts a new menu and new look
Vodka 7000
High West Distillery & Saloon, Park City, UT $29.99
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010
Vodka 7000 comes to you from High West, Utah’s first legally licensed distillery since the end of Prohibition and the world’s only ski-in distillery.
Robin Antin
Entertainment Matchmaker
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010
Pussycat Dolls creator Robin Antin made the intro that will bring crooner Matt Goss to the Las Vegas Strip.
Tao’s Sundance parties are wild
Even Adrian Brody thinks so!
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010
The scene at Tao’s Sundance party at the Lift Saturday night was by all appearances a calm and peaceful affair... That is, it appeared that way until you opened the front door.
The Goss-pel according to Matt
Brit crooner joins the Caesars pantheon
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010
Upon a mere handshake, singer/songwriter Matt Goss agrees to an indefinite run at Caesars Palace.
Party on: Krave bankruptcy filing brings reorganization but no interruption
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010
What does the bankruptcy of the Strip's only gay club means to its local regulars?
High West Whiskey Sour
High West Distillery & Saloon, Park City, Utah, $8
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010
Whether you’re heading to the Sundance Film Festival this weekend or not, you can still drink like a “Utahn.”
A sinless city?
Three months into the county’s ban of amateurs on poles, platforms, go-go boxes
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010
If a misguided ban is levied and no one is aware or enforcing it, does it even matter?
Don't blame the pole!
Pole dance instructor Fawnia Dietrich on the pole (-dancing ban)
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010
A Q&A with pole-dance instructor Fawnia Dietrich of Pole Fitness Studio
A house of spirits
Caña dig it?!
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010
A tiny, 132-seat boîte with three balconies overlooking the Town Square bustle, Caña—“sugarcane”—offers South American-inspired cocktails and cuisine.
Behold: The eighth deadly sin
Vanity’s Sin Sundays are all tees
Monday, Jan. 18, 2010
Vanity's Sin Sundays to pick up where Body English's Sunday School left off.
Vanity gets a visit from Paris ...
… and the Patron fairy
Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010
Not even a $7,000 round of Patron shots could outshine Paris Hilton.
Matt Goss, Strip-bound?
Sources say Matt Goss in talks with Strip casino for his next move
Friday, Jan. 15, 2010
Reps for Palms’ resident crooner Matt Goss have confirmed that the singer’s show in the Lounge at the Palms will conclude following his performance Saturday, January 23.
Bunnies in, Goss out
The Playboy Comedy show returns to The Palms
Friday, Jan. 15, 2010
When it relaunches, the Playboy Comedy show once again will bring live comic performances by at least three top comedians to the Lounge at the Palms.
Bunnies in, Gossy out
The Playboy Comedy show returns to The Palms
Friday, Jan. 15, 2010
When it relaunches, the Playboy Comedy show once again will bring live comic performances by at least three top comedians to the Lounge at the Palms

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