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Gift guide: Shop local with these made-in-Vegas finds
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013
Our homegrown, locals-only guide to holiday gifting. Don't forget a card!
Gift guide: Give someone an experience to remember this holiday season
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013
From basketball to snowboarding to performances, we've got you covered.
31 things we're thankful for right now
From nonprofits to foodie finds to the Fremont Cannon, the things we're appreciative of this year
Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013
From nonprofits to foodie finds to the Fremont Cannon, the things we're appreciative of this Thanksgiving.
Life Is Beautiful: The good, the weird and the ugly
Monday, Oct. 28, 2013
The Weekly staff rounds 'em up and runs 'em down.
Festival 101: What you need to know as you prepare for Life is Beautiful
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013
You can't ride your bicycle in, but you can bring in two sealed bottles of water. Here's your essential guide to the two-day Downtown festival featuring live music, food, art and speakers.
Stay informed (or drunk dial Congress) with these funny federal shutdown sites
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013
Be an engaged citizen—with a Budweiser in hand.
Trust Us: Andy Warhol, exploitation movies and more
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
Oh, and there's a kickass food festival coming up, too.
Trust Us: ‘Breaking Bad’ series finale, Greek Food Festival and more
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013
Also, a volunteer bash at the Huntridge Theatre.
Six perfect days in Las Vegas: For foodies, music junkies and more
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013
Great experiences in Las Vegas for all kinds of personality types, from outdoorsy types to insomniac gamblers.
Paul McCartney joins iHeartRadio Music Festival lineup
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013
Drake also recently joined the lineup for the two-day festival in September at MGM Grand.
Tips from our EDC team for making the most of this weekend’s festival
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Going? Trust us—you'll want to read this.
10 burgers to eat right now
A beefy to-do list for Vegas diners
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Welcome to Las Vegas, burger capital of the universe. We’ve compiled a drool-inducing lineup of our most creative must-try bites, an edible checklist any self-respecting burger aficionado will be happy to chomp through. Get to work.
EDC 2013 reveals its lineup!
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Tiësto, Avicii, Armin van Buuren, Afrojack highlight more than 200 names on the bill.
Upgrade your shake game with eight creamy creations
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Doesn't a milk shake sound really good right now?
The 25 greatest headliners in Las Vegas history
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012
Shania. Santana. Cee Lo. Tim and Faith. They’re the latest names on the Vegas marquee, but they’re also part of a tradition as woven into the fabric of our city as blackjack and booze: the headlining residency. For more than half a century, the venues of Las Vegas—lounges, showrooms, theaters and nightclubs—have played host to the biggest names in entertainment, world-famous stars who’ve halted their travels for extended runs on or near the Strip.
Attack disrupts Las Vegas Weekly website; work under way to resolve problems
Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012
Because of a cyberattack, and its online sister publications and are not functioning as usual.
Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie, Godsmack to play Rock Vegas festival on the Strip
Monday, July 23, 2012
Tickets for September 28-29 Mandalay Bay event go on sale this Saturday.
Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie, Godsmack to play Rock Vegas at Mandalay
Monday, July 23, 2012
For the second year in a row, the Strip is set to play 48-hour host to a gaggle of popular hard rock acts and thousands of hard rock fans. Just don't call this year's ...
Where’s my Johnny McGuire’s?
Thursday, July 19, 2012
What are the odds that our cover sandwich would disappear?
Conversation starters: Nevada's 150-year anniversary theme and more
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Also, Double Down sends a cease and desist order to a Florida bar.
Farmers' Market Guide: Week of July 19
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Find out what's fresh this week.
Where to see Olympians, who to hear and how to celebrate Bastille Day
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Also, where to catch an LCD Soundsystem documentary.
Conversation starters: Opposition toward a potential Strip-side gun store and more
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Also, we're in the midst of a now-famous feline.
Farmers ' Market Guide: Week of July 12
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
What's fresh this week?
Weekly staff members recall how they rang in the big 2-1
Friday, July 6, 2012
From the Peppermill to Switzerland to ... Buffalo Wild Wings?
Video playlist: our favorite hair metal videos
Friday, July 6, 2012
Including: the song that got one of us started on a personal musical odyssey.
Where to go, who to hear and what to eat and drink this week
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Also, what television show to see.
Best Outdoor Venue: Boulevard Pool at the Cosmopolitan
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Party with your favorite band high above the Vegas Strip.
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 Hotel Bar: Vesper at the Cosmopolitan
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Forget well drinks, this 24/7 venue is all about the craft of mixology.
Best New Downtown Hot Spot: Drink & Drag
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Drag queens meet bowling and billiards at the new venue.
Best Strip Club: Spearmint Rhino
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Ultimately, it's about the girls. And that's the main selling point of the Rhino.
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.
Best Journalist to Follow in an Election Year: Jon Ralston
Thursday, June 28, 2012
This guy cuts through the niceties to get at what voters care about.
Best Chef with a Cause: Carlos Guia of Country Club at Wynn
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Guia goes the extra mile as a key supporter of the annual Taste of the Nation fundraiser.
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 adult funneling: Porron De Clara at Jaleo
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Growing up doesn’t mean you have to forsake the almighty funnel.
Best Meat on a Stick: Azn Chicken & Waffles at Fukuburger
Thursday, June 28, 2012
And it comes with Okinawan doughnut holes.
Best New Club: Hyde Bellagio
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Any lounge dweller would agree, it’s all pretty spectacular.
Best Party to Beat the Heat: Summer Camp Fridays at Hard Rock Hotel
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The childhood getaway meets daytime debauchery at this poolside bash.
Best Non-Nightclub Party: Artifice First Fridays
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Whether you set up barside or take to the dancefloor, inside Artifice, Las Vegas feels like the city it’s bound to become.
Best Urban Hike: Amargosa Trail
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Get a workout and a sweet view of Henderson.
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 Late-Night Bite: Ichiza
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Impending hangover, meet honey toast.
Best Dining on a Diet: Greens & Proteins
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Rediscover the joy of kale.
Best Local Fighter: Martin Kampmann
Thursday, June 28, 2012
He's won three straight fights against elite competition, placing himself one victory away from a title shot in the welterweight division.
Best Bartender We’d Like To … : Rustyn Vaughn Lee
Thursday, June 28, 2012
How’s about we get you out of that bowtie and into something more comfortable.
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 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 Plate of Pasta: Short Rib Agnolotti at Scarpetta
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Bone marrow and brown butter? Yup.

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