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August 1, 2014

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Sarah Feldberg

Sarah Feldberg is the editor of Las Vegas Weekly magazine. A veteran journalist, Feldberg previously worked as the Weekly's web editor, managing the magazine's Eppy Award-winning website, producing multimedia features and writing stories for both the print and online editions. She's also contributed to the Guardian, Jetsetter.com, the Las Vegas Sun and Vegas magazine. A Boston native, Feldberg travels as much as she can, cooks a mean lasagna and enjoys practicing her Spanish with just about anyone who'll listen. It gets better with two beers. Worse with three.

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Dining News & Notes: 24-hour eats Downtown, high-speed wing eating and more
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Plus, a friendly note from you neighborhood taqueria.
Jeff Koons’ ‘Popeye’ strikes a pose inside the Wynn
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The Jeff Koons sculpture, bought by Steve Wynn at a Sotheby’s auction for $28.2 million in May, is 6-foot-5 inches, 2,000 pounds of mirror-polished stainless steel.
7 things we can’t wait to buy at Ikea Las Vegas
Monday, July 14, 2014
Read the directions completely before beginning assembly. Seriously.
Weekly Q&A: Jonathan Shecter’s Vegas exit interview
Thursday, July 10, 2014
"That’s the part I probably will miss the most: being at the center of the flame for a red-hot genre."
Seafood species you’ll want to eat right now at Bartolotta
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Wynn's fish palace celebrates species that pack lots of flavor but aren’t as overfished as their household-name counterparts.
Photos: The Other Fremont Street
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Fremont in photos: Walk a few blocks past the hub of Downtown development, past Container Park; the new, old Atomic Liquors; and the Bunkhouse, preparing to reopen in August, and you’ll find a neighborhood largely untouched by all the buzz up the street.
When the sun goes down, summer in Vegas gets a little more awesome
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Summer Survival Guide 2014: Cool off with some awesome nighttime activities, hit the pool with good reads and more.
The Linq welcomes locals with discount-heavy Bloq Party Tuesdays
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Explore the new Strip development on a budget every week this summer.
The best costumes of EDC Night 1
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Beads, bras and Batman at the Speedway for EDC Night 1!
Get your glow on at EDC with Illuminated Couture
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Nothing spices up an outfit like a thousand feet of fiber optics.
EDC's Pasquale Rotella is building the greatest EDM show on Earth
Thursday, June 19, 2014
EDC 2014: King of EDC Pasquale Rotella talks dance music's popularity, the lack of female DJs and why he won't be dressed like Batman at this year's fest.
Amp up your Electric Daisy Carnival intelligence with these tips
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Because it's easy to be an idiot at EDC. Don't be that person.
What should you wear to EDC Las Vegas 2014?
Fashion inspiration for the dance-party festival
Monday, June 16, 2014
Because where else can you wear a gas mask, go shirtless and douse yourself in rainbows without getting weird looks?
The princess of competitive eating: Miki Sudo
Thursday, June 12, 2014
On May 18, Miki Sudo ate 11 Niko Niko’s gyros in 10 minutes. On May 11, she downed 164 chicken wings in 12 minutes. Before that it was 7 pounds, 4 ounces of deep-fried california asparagus, 13.5 pints of ice cream (all vanilla), 28.5 pork sliders and 1.687 gallons of chunky beef chili.
When will enough be enough when it comes to gun violence?
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Not a single federal gun law was passed in the year after Sandy Hook.
Five great places to watch the World Cup
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Because seriously, come on -- you're not going to watch this at home, are you?
Your 2014 World Cup primer
The names and storylines you need to know to talk the talk during the tourney
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
A primer on the faces and storylines taking center stage in Brazil
With Bound, the celebrity mixologist bar arrives in Las Vegas
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Revered mixologist Salvatore Calabrese is behind the menu at Cromwell's new lobby-side cocktail bar.
Nevada’s first Miss USA, Nia Sanchez, is a queen who can kick your ass
Monday, June 9, 2014
The pageant powerhouse isn't afraid to talk about getting her whole face threaded or the wonders of butt glue.
World’s Toughest Mudder is coming to Las Vegas
Twenty-four-hour obstacle race, anyone?
Thursday, May 22, 2014
The 24-hour obstacle race will set up at Lake Las Vegas this November.
Weekly Q&A: Ultramarathoner Josh Brimhall talks mind over miles
The owner of Red Rock Running Company is a trail running powerhouse
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Stomach issues, brutal blisters, 20-hour runs where your mind plays tricks and the only guarantee is that it’s going to hurt. Why would anyone endure that kind of physical and mental torture—let alone sign up for it?
A first glimpse of Cirque du Soleil’s Mexican dinner theater
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
From the company that brought us stages that disappear into swimming pools, choreographed roller blading to the Beatles and Criss Angel live, comes something a little different.
Condé Nast Traveler's Pilar Guzmán on sneaking into a Vegas casino and what she packs in her carry-on
Thursday, May 15, 2014
"We had a sort of behind-the-scenes tour of the Bellagio, and I actually got to choose a song and they ran the fountain to the song."
New chefs and events bring fresh flavor to Vegas Uncork’d
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The Grand Tasting is still the centerpiece of this annual fantastic foodfest, but there were coma-inducing delights to be had throughout the weekend.
The six truths of the Vegas Uncork’d Grand Tasting
Sunday, May 11, 2014
No one has ever left just pleasantly full. No one.
Which chef ruled the Night Market at Vegas Uncork’d?
Keller, Batali, Valastro, Quek?
Friday, May 9, 2014
Tiny bowls of oceanic awesome and foie gras dumplings mark the food fest's first night.
Weed is coming: Where will Clark County’s medical marijuana businesses end up?
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Where will dispensaries and cultivation and production facilities end up? Check out this handy map to see the proposed locations.
The Interview Issue: Raku Sweets' pastry prodigy Mio Ogasawara
Thursday, May 1, 2014
The head pastry chef at Raku Sweets talks $25 strawberries and pizza-flavored potato chips.
Goorin Bros. is bringing back hats—one fedora at a time
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Linq boutique gave Breaking Bad's Walter White his signature head-topper.
Disclosure cancels Vegas show due to … back problems?
Friday, April 11, 2014
The British bros have rescheduled their Brooklyn Bowl date for August 6.
California stealing: The Strip is importing Los Angeles—is that a good thing?
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Sprinkles, Kitson, Umami Burger, the Sayers Club. LA is officially arriving in Las Vegas.
Should you eat Epic’s meat bars?
Our taste testers eat weird stuff so you don't have to
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Like your steak in bar form? You'll love Epic's grass-fed meat bars!
Inside Bellagio’s secret museum, where Conservatory props go to retire
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Everywhere you look in this warehouse of wonder, there are remnants of past exhibits and hints of future ones. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at what happens to the props and flowers at Bellagio’s Botanical Gardens.
Five beers to drink during National Beer Day
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Beer has many holidays. Celebrate the one that matters!
Real Housewife NeNe Leakes is Cirque’s first celeb guest star
The reality TV star adds ‘Mistress of Sensuality’ to her resume
Friday, March 28, 2014
She’s been called fake, a drag queen, a hypocrite and a moose(?), but now Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes can add a new title to the list: “Mistress of Sensuality.”
Clark County is requiring medical marijuana to be grown locally — is that too restrictive?
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Yo, Clark County! Why all the regulatory hurdles?
Sprinkles brings 24-hour cupcakes to the Linq
Step right up to the cupcake ATM
Friday, March 21, 2014
Step right up to the cupcake ATM, where drunk munching gets a stylish makeover.
Hit the trail: Our guide to 10 of the Las Vegas Valley's best routes
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Walking? Running? Biking? Horseback riding? We've got you covered!
Air Force S.E.R.E. Specialists are masters in the art of survival
Pass the banana slugs, please
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Imagine floating in a life raft on the 53-degree open ocean with dozens of other people, puking over the side and bailing water for eight long, nauseous hours. Then imagine looking around and laughing at your situation.
Sprouts Farmers Market to open three new Vegas locations
Sunday, March 16, 2014
In the slice of Venn diagram where Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and Smith’s meet you’ll find Sprouts Farmers Market.
Brooklyn Bowl’s Bruce Bromberg on fried chicken, cycling and homemade hot sauce
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The chef and restaurateur has had a busy start to 2014, opening new Brooklyn Bowl venues in London and Las Vegas.
Playing guess that flavor at Twist’s Taste of the Senses
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Arugula? Yes. Crab? No. Sous vide pork? Actually, it’s chicken.
Downtown shuffle: What’s new, what’s closed and what’s hitting the road
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
A bar opening, an art gallery on the move and more.
Oscars gift bag features $9,000 worth of Las Vegas swag
Saturday, March 1, 2014
What has Cupcakery sweets, Boyz II Men tickets and a Honey Salt gift certificate? The Oscar nominee swag bag, of course.
Four reasons why we still love the Olympics
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014
Getting on board with Sochi 2014 has not been easy, but these Olympic Games have had their moments.
What Nevada’s decision not to defend its gay marriage ban really means
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014
If Nevada officials aren't defending it in front of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, who is?
The procrastinator's guide to Valentine's Day in Vegas
Where to eat when you've waited too long to make a reservation
Friday, Feb. 14, 2014
Where to eat when you've waited too long to make a reservation.
Boudoir babes: Why women are stripping down for Stacie Frazier's camera
A local boudoir photographer helps ladies find their sexy
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014
A local boudoir photographer is helping ladies find their sexy.
Dining News & Notes: Uncork'd sellouts, Blue Bell Ice Cream and 'Top Chef' shoes?
Monday, Feb. 10, 2014
Michael Voltaggio, shoe designer? Plus, Texas ice cream, Iron Chef Vegas and a celebrity chef buffet.
Wynn's Johnny Avello sets odds for the Westminster Dog Show
Friday, Feb. 7, 2014
Portuguese Water dog for the win!

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