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Sweet news: Cherry nightclub to reopen at Red Rock Resort
Thursday, April 12, 2012
The locals hang will host indoor/outdoor parties starting May 25.
Workouts getting stale? Find your perfect gym
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Rick Lax wants to help you find that gym with something extra
Strip performers take off their clothes for charity in Broadway Bares
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Sexy people stripping down for a good cause: Hard to argue with that.
A night out with the performers
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
"It was one of those old-school Vegas nights."
Three questions for high-wire royalty Lijana Wallenda-Hernandez
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
The seventh-generation daredevil will perform in Absinthe through May 1.
Thinking about puppies, Sarah Palin's guest hosting on 'Today' and more
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Also, the new Wynn website.
After 50 years, Dino's is still Las Vegas' neighborhood bar
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
The karaoke hot spot celebrated half a century Thursday night.
An all-tweet review of Steve Martin's new tweets collection
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Why you shouldn't leave your kids at home when you vacay in Vegas
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
A Chicago couple is in legal trouble after doing just that.
Sake, celebrities and sober embarrassment at UNLVino
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Observations from the annual UNLV hotel college fundraiser.
Certain candidates' nicknames don't fly on Nevada's ballots—and here's why
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
And it's bad news for Nancy "Occupy" Price ...
Jersey Boys are back in town, well Paris
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
The show recounts the formation, rise and fall of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.
Thinking about musical lawn fertilizers and more
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Also, Tennessee's new proposed abortion law.
Comedy review: Daniel Tosh's live show isn't quite as daring as his TV series
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Sill, what matters most are the jokes, and they were strong.
Book review: 'The Natural: How to Effortlessly Attract the Women You Want'
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
It teaches you to pick up women by being yourself ... or does it?
If mothers want to surrender their babies, is that so bad?
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Sometimes it's better to give your baby up than to keep it
Thinking about Encyclopedia Britannica, Louis C.K. and more
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Also, Jack Kerouac's On the Road will finally hit the big screen soon.
Weekly Q&A: Penn & Teller pianist Mike 'Jonesy' Jones
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
What it's like warming up a magic-show crowd—and learning to play piano down a finger.
Worst prank ever? Woman's airline bomb threat aimed at boyfriend
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
An example of why you should never say "bomb" on (or off) a plane.
Thinking about Brian Head, Rush Limbaugh and more
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Also, observations on the wind that swept through the valley.
Carlos'n Charlie's hiring 200 workers for Flamingo restaurant
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The Mexican chain's Vegas outpost is looking for staffers.
No joke: ROK Vegas to close April 1
Friday, March 2, 2012
The space will reopen as a performance venue in early spring.
Thinking about Meryl Streep, Whole Foods and more
Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012
Also, Penn Jilette's recent Celebrity Apprentice win.
Sorry, bathers: Nevada bans narcotic bath salts
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012
The newish synthetic drug has sent many users across the country to the emergency room.
Kosher meal vs. common fare in Nevada prisons
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012
Nevada's new prison menu, which does not include separate kosher meals, will save the state some money.
24 hours at CityCenter
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012
Is CityCenter living up to its long-ago ideals?
Putting three iPad apps to the test
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012
Playing slots, shopping for videos and reimagining your body.
Caucusopalypse: What the Republican candidates might mean for Las Vegas
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012
Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul -- are any of them good for Nevada?
Bob Saget: a lot funnier than the Clippers used to be
Monday, Jan. 30, 2012
Plus, the best heckle he's ever heard.
Should the shooting of a teen be blamed on Facebook?
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012
Police are now recommending that teens not use Facebook to invite their friends to parties.
A local Capriotti's shop is in trouble with corporate over a 'boobs and Bobbies' promotion
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012
The controversy involves sandwiches sold to a local gentlemen's club.
Tom Ferranti on 58 years of singing, drumming and impersonating everyone
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012
He's 82, and he does Columbo.
Should Mayweather's $100K donation have come up in court?
The boxer's sentence postponement comes after promising a major give
Monday, Jan. 23, 2012
The boxer's sentence postponement comes after promising a major give.
Looking back at the hits and misses of Broadway-to-Vegas productions
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012
From Mamma Mia to Phantom!
Crash course: Are the costs of air shows worth the risk?
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012
After last September's crash, the Reno Air Racing Association recently announced it will seek to hold another air show this September.
GOP candidate Ron Paul gains support from Nevada prostitutes
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012
"The girls at the Moonlight Bunny Ranch are not only planning to vote for Paul, they’re 'pimpin’' for him."
3.5 questions with Lisa Lampanelli, who performs Saturday at the Pearl
Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012
If somebody hurts my feelings, I’m going to cry.
One Night in 1Oak: New drinks, feather skirts and hard-to-read graffiti
Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012
A peak inside the Mirage's new nightlife venue.
The Mirage stays funny with latest comedy bookings
Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012
Diverse lineup includes Daniel Tosh, Gabriel Iglesias and Seth Meyers
An excerpt from 'Weekly' writer Rick Lax's new book
'I Get Paid For This: Kicking Ass and Taking Notes' hits shelves January 16
Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012
Rick Lax as a bathroom attendant? Read all about it in his new book, 'I Get Paid For This'
Suspiciously young magician carries variety show torch
Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012
Don't be the last to know about this monthly gem.
Sci-fi brothel Alien Cathouse to open in Southern Nevada
Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012
Into alien porn? This place is certainly for you.
There are plenty of NYE Strip alternatives
Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011
Rick Lax gives you some advice if you want to avoid the insanity of the Strip for New Year's Eve
Bellagio adds three new songs to the fountains' repertoire
Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011
"Vegas tourists will surely appreciate the new tunes, but not nearly as much as the street performers."
Board games to beat the holiday boredom
What to play with lawyers, strippers and your competitive uncle
Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011
What to play with lawyers, strippers and your competitive uncle.
Book review: 'Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America'
Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011
The world of Nintendo finally gets its due in the 'history' book 'Super Mario'
Weekly Q&A: Ex-porn star Jenny Hendrix looks to her future
Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011
For ex-porn star Jenny Hendrix, the future offers many possibilities
Don't feed the bears ... and then shoot them
Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011
Nevada's inaugural black bear hunting season is not without its issues.
Five out-of-context segments from the new Justin Bieber book
Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011
Don't want to read all of 'Belieber!' Then just read these five quotations
Why isn't Sheldon Adelson on board with online poker?
Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011
Though MGM and Caesars are on board, the Venetian and Palazzo owner is not.

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