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September 3, 2015

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Kiko Miyasato

Las Vegas Magazine staff writer Kiko Miyasato is a Valley girl by birth and a new millennium hippie by practice. She studied English literature at Northeastern University and Cambridge University and was an ad copywriter before joining Las Vegas Magazine. She also writes for the National Museum of Hip-Hop and enjoys writing poetry and spending quality time with her husband.

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Cocktail server hangs poolside with 50 Cent
Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
For Kaile Justine it’s all in a day’s work at Foxtail Pool Club at SLS.
Keeping it cool with Vegas’ hottest milkshakes
Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
When it comes to creating frosty treats, the Strip goes over the top.
Splash into watery wonderlands
Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Keep summer’s fun in full swing with Las Vegas’ many pool options and amenities.
Beauty 101: Your guide to getting glammed up
Friday, Aug. 21, 2015
Before a night out on the town, check out these places for hair, nail and makeup glamour.
Model cocktail server seeks out adventure in both work and play
Friday, Aug. 21, 2015
Melanie Campoy dives right into fun nights at Omnia nightclub.
The Linq Pool offers a one-stop shop for summer fun and excitement
Friday, Aug. 14, 2015
It doesn't matter whether you're there to relax or party—the facility offers amenities for every activity.
Behind the decks at SLS Las Vegas
Friday, Aug. 14, 2015
Get to know some of the DJs that have brought the party to the property.
The power of the bikini for Moorea cocktail server
Friday, Aug. 14, 2015
Larissa Galford stays in shape for work but also for competition.
Take a peek inside Nobu Hotel’s crowning jewel
Friday, Aug. 7, 2015
Live the suite life inside the 10,300-square-foot Nobu Villa.
Bellagio’s Michael Mina creates a culinary adventure for many tastes
Friday, Aug. 7, 2015
It's already one of the Strip's premier restaurants, and and it just keeps getting better.
Cocktail server soaks up her first Tao Beach season
Friday, Aug. 7, 2015
On a whim, Gia Crimi lands one of the summer’s most coveted positions.
Cocktail server is on point at Stratosphere’s pool club
Friday, July 24, 2015
Kristen Thomas goes from high kicks to high up at Radius Rooftop Pool & Wet Lounge.
Cocktail server is a fireball of fun at Palms pool
Friday, July 17, 2015
For Maureen Dimalanta, it’s all about working hard and having fun.
LAX has the desired effect
Friday, July 17, 2015
After a redesign and new musical programming, the nightclub at Luxor delivers a memorable experience.
Bartender keeps things brisk at Minus5 at Mandalay Bay
Friday, July 10, 2015
Michaela Lattin mixes the cocktails to keep you warm inside the ice bar.
Working at Vegas Indoor Skydiving is more than a job; it’s a lifestyle
Friday, July 3, 2015
Dave McMahan, head of business development, gets to play with one of the coolest toys ever.
Searsucker general manager brings passion to his dream job
Friday, June 26, 2015
For Robert Marino the new Caesars Palace restaurant is a perfect fit.
Server basks in beauty of Drai’s Beachclub
Friday, June 19, 2015
In rooftop pool environment, former speed skater gives guests first place for the day.
Clowning around at Circus Circus
Friday, June 19, 2015
A long tradition of performance art brings laughter and joy to all ages.
Energetic Armin van Buuren ready to rock Omnia nightclub
Friday, June 12, 2015
DJ also headlines this weekend at Electric Daisy Carnival
Bare pool’s cocktail server wants to show you a good time
Friday, June 12, 2015
Bianka Laska takes care of her guests by finding a common ground or common interest.
General manager lets passion for food shine
Friday, June 5, 2015
Erron Halen brings years of experience and love for the industry to Tom's Urban.
The Cult and Public Enemy join forces in Las Vegas
Friday, May 29, 2015
They were both musical icons in the '80s and now they're joining forces at the Hard Rock.
VIP cabana host finds the perfect fit poolside
Friday, May 29, 2015
Cara Hoyt brings the love during her first season at Green Valley Ranch resort.
Water world: Vegas’ dayclubs back for the season
Friday, May 22, 2015
Finding a good party is easy with Sin City's sun-soaked pool scene.
Daylight Beach Club VIP table hostess Victoria Tran more than meets the eye
Friday, May 22, 2015
It's her first season at the Mandalay Bay dayclub, and Tran considers every guest her friend for the day.
General manager shares in the history of Old Homestead Steakhouse
Friday, May 15, 2015
At Caesars Palace outpost, Gary Nelson upholds the New York City eatery's high standards for meat.
House-music pioneer Erick Morillo talks shop
Friday, May 15, 2015
DJ goes deep into the conversation on his genre of music—past, present and future.
For Revolver bartender, it’s all about love of country
Friday, May 8, 2015
Tourists and locals alike turn on to music and dancing scene at Santa Fe Station.
Mariah Carey back in the spotlight for highly anticipated Vegas residency
Friday, May 8, 2015
The ever-evolving diva has more No. 1 singles than any other solo artist.
Britney Spears superfan makes a Vegas pilgrimage for her idol
Friday, May 1, 2015
Karis Burns wanted a piece of the singer. Miracle Mile Shops had just the store.
Hairstylist Jennifer Pollock performs the magical Seven-Brush Blowout
Friday, April 24, 2015
Recharge Salon at Palms offers the gorgeous hairstyle that transforms over three days.
Food and beverage industry is a natural fit for Josef Wagner
Friday, April 17, 2015
Executive director feels right at home at The Venetian and The Palazzo.
Wet Republic’s Jen Mateo is turning up the heat for pool season
Friday, April 10, 2015
Is it getting warm in here or is it just us?
Beyond comedy and burlesque, it’s acrobatics that keep ‘Absinthe’ flying high
Friday, April 3, 2015
Four years on, the theatrical wonder is still going strong.
Rao’s general manager leads a double life
Friday, April 3, 2015
Balancing two careers keeps Marie-Joe Tabet on the move.
SLS Las Vegas host continues down the road to success
Friday, March 27, 2015
In addition to tending to high rollers, Jung Kim also DJs on the property.
Take a dip, don’t be one: Pool clubs to start the season right
Friday, March 27, 2015
Summer is still a few months away, but the deluge has already begun.
It’s all for the love of the industry for Public House general manager
Friday, March 20, 2015
Mark Del Monte proudly serves as the gastropub’s cicerone, too.
Eat your way across the country while staying in Vegas
Friday, March 20, 2015
Some of the U.S.'s hottest eateries have extended their offerings to Sin City.
Drai’s marketing director has many tales to tell
Friday, March 13, 2015
Neal Harris aims for the top with the 11th-story beach club and nightclub.
Affectionate Sinatra tribute resurrects the magic of the Copa Room
Friday, March 6, 2015
Impersonator Bob Anderson teamed with Hollywood makeup artist Kazu Tsuji to bring Frank to life.
A lead aesthetician or an artist?
Friday, March 6, 2015
Alisa Vidaurri's passion for art inspires her work at Vdara's spa.
9 ways to taste top cuisine without breaking the bank
Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
Nosh at some of the city's highest-priced rooms for a fraction of the cost.
Beer has been a lifelong passion for Sin City Brewing Co. founder
Friday, Feb. 20, 2015
Meet Rich Johnson, the man who turned hops and barley into a lucrative local franchise.
Caesars Palace bartender makes the lobby a place to be
Friday, Feb. 13, 2015
For longtime Las Vegan Lucas Montano, it’s all about pleasing his guests.
Nine places to kick it with the kids
Friday, Feb. 6, 2015
Families find plenty of options for vacation amusements despite Vegas' adults-only reputation.
Want to see the Big Game in Las Vegas? There’s no shortage of spots
Friday, Jan. 30, 2015
Whether you're with friends or family, we've got you covered.
Vegas shows’ scene stealers command the spotlight
Friday, Jan. 30, 2015
Some of the biggest personalities on the stages of the Strip have supporting roles.
Travel back in time, without gunning the DeLorean to 88
Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
Journey through the decades with the city's most nostalgic shows.

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