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Brock Radke

Brock Radke is editor at Industry Weekly and associate editor at Las Vegas Weekly. His focus at both publications is Las Vegas nightlife, food and drink, hospitality and entertainment. He also writes the Strip-centric column The Incidental Tourist. He has been writing about Las Vegas for more than 15 years and has contributed to several regional and national publications.

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  • As We See It

    Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

    We look at the Strip's forthcoming pedestrian retail development by comparing it to the one open across the Boulevard.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

    Las Vegas is a cocktail capital, but it goes deeper than you think.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

    Miguel won’t be confined to any musical genre.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

    It’s been riding high for almost 16 years, since the resort opened, more than a lifetime in Vegas club years.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

    His stylish success makes his new performing residency at Light Nightclub one of the most interesting Vegas bookings of the new year.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

    If you need a little drama with your steamed sea bass and crispy beef, you’ll appreciate this experience.

  • Dining News

    Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

    Plus, Burger Lounge is coming to Aria, February is super-sweet at Hexx, and Via Brasil is doing Carnival.

  • Taste

    Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

    The pan roast has reached local icon status, a true must-eat. Now there’s another place to get it.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

    The senior manager of VIP services at XS Nightclub is using her experience to pursue a new project.

  • Features

    Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

    Advice on pointing people in the right direction from the head concierge at Bellagio.

  • Music

    Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

    When Franny helped SunDrai’s become one of the hottest hip-hop nights Vegas has ever seen, his status as a local tastemaker was cemented forever.

  • Taste

    Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

    This is one reason Carson Kitchen remains among the most fun places to eat Downtown.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

    Comer and John Pettei created Play Management to operate the nightclub/dayclub combo at Mandalay Bay.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

    She might say she’s a hospitality newbie, but it’s hard to believe.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

    “The people who come to these shows want to relive a certain time, they want to dance and have fun and smile and be happy."

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

    Hip has never been a problem at Encore's Asian inspiration.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

    "When you come to Rehab, you should leave with a story.”

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

    The resort best known as the Las Vegas Hilton needed a culinary makeover, and it got one.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

    Set to open in May, Vegas’ Topgolf will be 105,000 square feet and four levels of swinging fun.

  • Dining News

    Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

    Also, Stratosphere's lofty lounge gets a new name and Trevi dishes up a new lunch special.

  • Taste

    Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

    Everywhere I go, crunchy, juicy deliciousness tempts me.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

    His ability to bounce between genres is making Baauer one of the most sought-after producers in hip-hop and dance music.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

    Element Hospitality is "taking the intimidation out of nightlife" at Chateau.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

    Why do the hottest of the hot keep finding their way to chef Akira Back’s Mandalay Bay sushi stronghold?

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

    Former RM Seafood chef Howard Choi is serving up every kind of sushi roll and rice bowl you’ve ever heard of—and a whole lot more.

  • Taste

    Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

    His humble, tasty trucks like Sausagefest and Tacofest have regulars from across the country.

  • News & Notes

    Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

    Also, Chateau hosts not one but two AVN parties, plus job fair info for Jewel and Drai's.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

    The new magazine inside Las Vegas Weekly explores the world's most captivating entertainment landscape.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

    Hakkasan and Omnia headliner (and Vegas resident!) Steve Aoki graces the debut cover of Industry Weekly, Greenspun Media Group's new nightlife magazine inside Las Vegas Weekly.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

    The resort's vice president of operations is looking to create trends, not follow them.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

    No matter the circumstance, it’s always a special occasion at the Aria restaurant.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

    Plus: Expect Carla Pellegrino to launch new projects soon.

  • The Incidental Tourist

    Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015

    Frisson means “a sudden, passing sensation of excitement; a shudder of emotion; thrill.” That sounds pretty cool, right? If that’s what’s going to be installed across from Wynn and Encore, a big pile of frisson, I could get down with that. These answers are all we have, so far, to answer the question of what comes next on the Strip, at least in …

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015

    Also: Now called Crimson, the space formerly known as Cherry at Red Rock Resort comes to life for a NYE party.

  • Chef Talk

    Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015

    "My onion soup needs to be better than the best you’ve ever had or else it will feel like a letdown."

  • Taste

    Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015

    15 fresh spots where we’ll still be dining long after the year is over.

  • Features

    Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015

    New Year's Eve 2015: From megaclubs to Atomic Hayrides, concerts to Champagne-soaked feasts, we’ve got your last night of 2015 on lock. Celebrities set to appeaer include Fetty Wap, Pete Wentz, Nicki Minaj and Calvin …

  • As We See It

    Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015

    It’s never really business over entertainment in Las Vegas, where those two words are practically interchangeable.

  • Nightlife

    Monday, Dec. 21, 2015

    Expect subtle but substantial programming changes—and bigger-name entertainers—in 2016.

  • Nightlife

    Monday, Dec. 21, 2015

    Clique will take over the Book & Stage space, soft-opening in time for New Year’s Eve.

  • Dining News

    Friday, Dec. 18, 2015

    Plus, the Feast of Seven Fishes is back at Emeril's.

  • Features

    Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

    There was a time when the Rio was the center of the Vegas buffet universe. Now, the Carnival World & Seafood Buffet offers a new experience — prepare for the invisible hand-stamp that will get you into what feels like Club Shrimp Scampi.

  • Features

    Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

    Odd (and possibly offensive) combo plates, double-fisting drinks and more.

  • Features

    Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

    For 14-year-old DJ TreL, unleashing his sound is a 'superpower.'

  • Taste

    Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015

    From matzo balls to doughnuts, Kim's got you covered.

  • The Incidental Tourist

    Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

    Encore Player’s Club is more about updating the casino-floor model than specifically targeting Generation Y.

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

    Also: a new gay night on the Strip at Fizz.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015

    Jessie Rae's BBQ claims to serve Las Vegas-style barbecue. Is that a thing?

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015

    Simply put, this food shames the quickie teriyaki bowls we’ve been eating all these years.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015

    Boyd Gaming announced a complete face-lift is underway at its seminal Downtown hotel-casino the California.