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Ordinarily, it wouldn’t be worth noting that, over lunch one Saturday, I ran into yet another standard-issue anti-Las Vegas screed by yet another holier-than-thou visitor rolling out all the usual clichés and tropes.

Steve Friess finds Vegas bashing in Montana's land of dumpy grind joints

April 23rd, 2014

Ordinarily, it wouldn’t be worth noting that, over lunch one Saturday, I ran into yet another standard-issue anti-Las Vegas screed by yet another holier-than-thou visitor rolling out all the usual clichés and tropes.

  • The annual Best in Show fundraiser features 50 pets in an American Kennel Club-style competition where the real prize is finding a family.

  • or 23 years, The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies has been presenting the old-school song-and-dance revue of yesteryear with dancers 55 and over.

  • Although well-intentioned, food donation efforts often have negative impacts.

  • We also set the mark for most bikinis, most Trekkies and most cocktails. Of course.

  • Chip Mosher, a teacher with the Clark County School District since 1988, predicted cheating on a national scale back in the early 2000s.

  • MGM—with the help of businessman Ron Burkle—is building the event’s internationally themed City of Rock, comprising six stages (including one featuring local talent) and more ...

  • The show alludes to naughty—but don't expect it to go there.

  • Dream a little. Do a little. (Or a lot.)

  • As managing director of Wynn and Encore salons since 2013, Claude Baruk is working on a massive reinvention of the former while transforming hair at ...

  • “Shut up! We paid for a bus ride; we didn’t pay for this!”

  • The "range war" has been building for more than 20 years.

  • The Linq boutique gave Breaking Bad's Walter White his signature head-topper.

  • Soon Las Vegans might have one more name to confuse with Sunrise Mountain.

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