Booze vs. books: Comparing Liquor Library to Henderson’s Paseo Verde Library
Wed, Nov 28, 2012 (5:04 p.m.)
McCarran Airport’s newest diversion is the Liquor Library, a liquor store in the baggage claim area. How does it stack up with a traditional library? Let’s see ...
What it is
Liquor Library A liquor store where airline passengers can buy booze before beginning a wild Vegas weekend.
Paseo Verde Library A place where visitors can hit the snack bar for coffee and a bagel before beginning a wild day of reading.
Liquor Library 350 brands of beer, wine and liquor, plus packaged snacks, cups, ice and mixers.
Paseo Verde Library Books, music, video games, movies ... Did we mention there’s a snack bar?
Dress code for employees
Liquor Library Charcoal gray pencil skirts, white button-down shirts, black stockings and spectacles.
Paseo Verde Library Er, not that.
What you'll see
Liquor Library Employees climbing rolling, library-style ladders to retrieve your booze.
Paseo Verde Library A guy reading.
Liquor Library We’re pretty partial to that $1,000 bottle of 25-year Macallan.
Paseo Verde Library The view from the reading room.