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It's Weekly's annual Thanksgiving appreciation issue, chock full of thanks for everything we find delicious, hilarious, brave and beautiful.

43 things we’re thankful for

November 26th, 2014

It's Weekly's annual Thanksgiving appreciation issue, chock full of thanks for everything we find delicious, hilarious, brave and beautiful.

  • A&E

    Face-melting Turkey Day meals, carols with Liberace and a drive to the North Pole (Experience)—it's time to shake your holiday season up!

  • MirageSteve WynnLas Vegas Strip

    Here’s a chilling thought, courtesy of the man who made it all possible: “Ask yourself, if there was no Mirage on the Strip, what would’ve ...

  • MirageFeaturedLas Vegas Strip

    If you were there for the opening of the Mirage 25 years ago, Folk was probably the first person you met.

  • UNLV sportsSportsFeatured

    For the first time ever, the Runnin' Rebels will run on Las Vegas Boulevard.

  • UNLV sportsFeatured

    The Rebels’ team changes each season, but this voice is the one constant.

  • UNLV sportsSportsFeatured

    The Rebels welcome in eight new players, six of whom are eligible this season.

  • A&E

    The gaming machines of the future are built by teams of video-game caliber animators and artists—and they’re hitting casino floors today.

  • SportsFeatured

    Fans spent the offseason poking fun at the Blue Devils, but Duke has set itself up to get the last laugh.

  • Dining

    You're used to checking out Chinatown and Summerlin. What about the north and east sides of the Valley?

  • Dining

    The founder of Fremont's first cool restaurant is branching out, first with sushi, then ...

  • Dining

    The Local Dining Issue: Chef Mark Sgrizzi has fashioned Parma into one of the best local restaurants while building a pizzeria chain with Novecento.

  • Dining

    Repeat customers who become new friends—that’s something you don’t experience very often on the Strip.

  • Dining

    Former Social House chef John Chien Lee puts quality over quantity at his increasingly popular southwestern eatery

  • Dining

    DW Bistro is about feeling like you’re home when you go out to eat.

  • Dining

    Gumbo, crab cakes and shrimp Creole ... oh my!

  • Arts & Entertainment

    It's Silver State trivia time! What better way to celebrate Nevada's 150th anniversary?

  • Film

    The movies that made us cry, hide and run to our cars. Happy Halloween.

  • A&E

    Just in time for Halloween! Grab your audio recorders and UMF readers, it's time to contact the dead.

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  • Dining

    Drop that baster! Make a reservation this Turkey Day.

  • Weekly Q&A

    "We’re always helping other people’s dreams come true, but we never had a chance to do any work on our own place."

  • MirageSteve WynnLas Vegas Strip

    Here’s a chilling thought, courtesy of the man who made it all possible: “Ask yourself, if there was no Mirage on the Strip, what would’ve ...

  • Fine Art

    "It's time to refresh the project, look at options of location and ensure that our communication about the project is more clear than it has ...

  • A&E

    Face-melting Turkey Day meals, carols with Liberace and a drive to the North Pole (Experience)—it's time to shake your holiday season up!

  • Incidental Tourist

    Annual checkup: The Downtown hotel and casino celebrated its one-year anniversary late last month.

  • MirageFeaturedLas Vegas Strip

    If you were there for the opening of the Mirage 25 years ago, Folk was probably the first person you met.

  • Dining

    Start with potato pancakes and save room for the rouladen.

  • Dining

    If you thought last year's Grand Banquet was amazing, wait until you see the sequel.

  • Reviews

    The Downtown stalwart has new owners, a new look and an exciting new Mexican menu.

  • As We See It

    The race packed 23 obstacles in a punishing 5-mile loop that runners completed over and over again for 24 hours straight.

  • As We See It

    Even professional exhibiting artists have sat down at the space, creating works that eventually went into gallery shows.

  • Hot Spots

    Also, a Rebel Pride edition of GBDC and Adore Delano at Piranha.

  • Nightlife

    A trio of seasonal sips at the hotel's crystal cocoon.

  • As We See It

    And the chicken fried steak tastes just as good.

  • Dining

    If you’re going to consume the acclaimed Alba white truffles, you should go all out. And November is the time.

  • Recipes

    Borrow these eclectic dishes to add something different to your turkey-day table.