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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 Band on the Verge: Most Thieves
Thursday, June 28, 2012
We're staking our digestive health on it.
Best Dining on a Diet: Greens & Proteins
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Rediscover the joy of kale.
Best Outdoor Venue: Boulevard Pool at the Cosmopolitan
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Party with your favorite band high above the Vegas Strip.
Best Go-Gos: Krave
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The Strip-side gay club's go-gos don't just dance, they perform.
Best Meat on a Stick: Azn Chicken & Waffles at Fukuburger
Thursday, June 28, 2012
And it comes with Okinawan doughnut holes.
Best Club If You Don’t Have Bottle Service: XS
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Tired of hearing "can't stand here" all night?
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 Recurring Party: Party Rock Mondays at Marquee
Thursday, June 28, 2012
LMFAO's DJ Redfoo brings his signature style to the Cosmo club each month.
Best Out-of-the-Box Booking: Pat DiNizio at Riviera
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Raise your hand if you predicted he'd sign on for the Strip. Liar!
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 Blogger: WonderHussy
Thursday, June 28, 2012
You don’t want to know. Or maybe you do, you sicko.
Best Burger: In-N-Out
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Animal style wins again.
Best Pre-Club Dinner: STK
Thursday, June 28, 2012
So cool you can soak up the vibe from outside.
Best New Restaurant: Kabuto Edomae Sushi
Thursday, June 28, 2012
There are only 18 seats in the joint, and they're all full.
Best Live Band: Moksha
Thursday, June 28, 2012
If you haven’t seen Las Vegas’ premier jam band, do it now.
Best Band to Book for Your House Show: Caravels
Thursday, June 28, 2012
See 'em up close, with the air-conditioning off.
Best Strip Resident: Santana at House of Blues
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The House of Blues show has a new warmth and energy.
Best Sandwich: The Royal at Naked City Pizza Shop
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Meat and meat and cheese in dive-bar heaven.
Best Reality Star: Rick Dale, 'American Restoration'
Thursday, June 28, 2012
First, we love the truck he drives.
Best Local Sports Legend: Jerry Tarkanian
Thursday, June 28, 2012
He brought a national championship to Las Vegas. 'Nuff said.
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 Urban Hike: Amargosa Trail
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Get a workout and a sweet view of Henderson.
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 Strip Headliner: Frankie Moreno
Thursday, June 28, 2012
And he's only just getting started …
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 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 Sports Bar: Big Dog’s
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Even casual Packers fans will find both locations welcome spots to cheer,
Best Classic Production Show: 'Jersey Boys'
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Post-move, it continues to set the standard for Vegas production shows.
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 Music Venue: The Joint
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Guns N’ Roses, the Arcade Fire, Tiësto, Drake …
Best Paella: Jaleo
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Even the veggie version is irresistible.
Best Steakhouse: CUT
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Wolfgang knows steak.
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 New Venue: Smith Center's Reynolds Hall
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Our community's new home for touring and local performing arts.
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 Happy Hour: Blue Martini & PT’s—a tie!
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Discounted drinks, daily.
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.

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