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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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  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

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

  • 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."

  • 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

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

  • Nightlife

    Monday, Dec. 21, 2015

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

  • Dining News

    Friday, Dec. 18, 2015

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

  • Features

    Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

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

  • 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

    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.

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015

    The bar has 150 taps and 250 different brews available any given night.

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015

    The enhancement of Chinatown nightlife: Fuku's brick-and-mortar space joins many nearby eating, drinking and karaoke spots.

  • Dining News

    Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015

    Andy Masi's new restaurant and bar company continues to expand at a rapid pace.

  • Dining News

    Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015

    Also, seek out special holiday dinners at Morels and Made L.V.

  • Features

    Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015

    Drink Jack Daniel’s the way he did—three fingers, two ice cubes.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015

    An intimate space with no disappointing tables and a menu of both classic dishes and new flavors.

  • The Incidental Tourist

    Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015

    Remember SkyVue? The 38-acre Strip parcel is for sale.

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015

    If we know anything about the Mob Museum, it’s that it’s big on details.

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015

    Plus: What you'll find at Mirage's new Center Bar and Parlor Lounge.

  • Reviews

    Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

    Downtown Summerlin has grown into a very well-balanced casual dining destination, and now it isn’t missing a Mexican restaurant.

  • Taste

    Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

    From regional classics like the Chicago dog to creative originals like the 9th Island, the Weenie has you covered.

  • As We See It

    Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

    Pirates and robots and heroes, oh my! Victory Hill Exhibitions is bringing new attractions to the Strip hotel.

  • Taste

    Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

    Raw bar or booze bar? Why can't it be both?

  • Nightlife

    Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

    A bottle-popping, table-dancing, Snickers-pancake-loaded, Friday afternoon shindig.

  • Nightlife

    Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

    From Calvin Harris at Omnia to Snoop Dogg at Tao, a quick update of the Strip's NYE headliners and door charges.