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Best in Print

February 24-March 2
Best in PrintThe New Face of Friendship
In the age of social media, we’re surrounded by friends we never see—or even meet. Are we ... read article
Best in PrintMid-century manor: At home with Bill Johnson, co-owner of Retro Vegas
Built in 1963 by Jim Temple, the 4,500-square-foot home passed through the hands of poker legend Doyle ... read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionEducation under siege: A first-hand account from a UNLV professor
I could be one of hundreds of professors at UNLV who would lose their jobs. more
The IntersectionThe Weekly visits a ghost town: An update on Lake Las Vegas
Lake Las Vegas continues to struggle for survival—is it working? more
The IntersectionThe bankrupt Monorail isn’t doing much to help itself these days
Up until now, most of us assumed the folks operating the troubled, bankrupt Las Vegas Monorail were doing their best amid so many challenges. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Rigo Cardenas more
The IntersectionFor Droog, home is where the Lego buffet is
High-style design with a wink and a smile more
The IntersectionAn imagined dialogue between John Ensign and Sharron Angle
A Weekly writer imagines a conversation between Nevada’s Republican senator and the infamous former Tea Party candidate. more
The IntersectionTwo universities in disaster mode: UNLV and Tulane
The words “financial exigency” sound oddly officious in the face of some of the worst budget cuts in UNLV’s history. more
The IntersectionThinking about midday shags, Words With Friends and more
Also, special amenities at LV Air. more
The IntersectionEditor’s note: Facebooking from the very beginning
Weekly editor Sarah Feldberg’s Facebook friend standards have relaxed. Have yours? more
Dream Zone: black goo and a black bear
Black goo was running down the walls of my shower! more


NightlifeVanguard Lounge: Now serving Drunk Monks and Broken Necks
The hipster hangout entices with its cocktail menu. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Deadmau5 at XS, bacon cocktails and more
Also, some details on the new nightlife venues opening at Planet Hollywood. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Bob Sinclar at the Bank, a scooter party at Beauty Bar and more
Also, the parade of Glee birthday celebrations continue. more
NightlifeFree and easy—drinks, not your dance partner
A Weekly writer tells you how to drink on the cheap. more
NightlifeLeave the Speedos at home! Day club season is almost here
It’s about time to break out your swim trunks! more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and Entertainmentevent horizon’ is a whimsical look at environmental collapse
Danielle Kelly reviews the latest exhibit from Andreana Donahue more
Arts and EntertainmentChatting with Mike Cooley of Drive-By Truckers
Also, he talks about opening for Lynyrd Skynyrd. more
Arts and EntertainmentLas Vegas Little Theatre delivers a perfectly tuned ‘Prelude to a Kiss’
Prelude to a Kiss is actually the story of three kisses more
Arts and EntertainmentRevisiting ‘Flashlight’
In a place where everything is temporary, one piece of art has staying power. more
Arts and EntertainmentLas Vegas deserves better than to see bands like The Black Keys in ballrooms
Cosmo’s claims notwithstanding, the Chelsea is no “state-of-the-art entertainment venue.” more
Arts and EntertainmentSix questions with Pendulum’s Gareth McGrillen
Without Linkin Park, they’d probably hate each other. more
Arts and EntertainmentNews & Notes: Jesse Fitts goes folk, 12 Volt Sex and (the other) Jack Johnson
What’s metalcore drummer Jesse Fitts doing putting out a folk disc? more
Arts and EntertainmentA few Academy Awards WTF moments
Weekly film editor Josh Bell discusses some of the Oscars’ most shocking wins. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go and what to watch this week
We’ve got the Berenstain Bears, 127 Hours on DVD and Arcade Fire tickets on sale. more
Arts and EntertainmentComic review: ‘Captain Wonder 3D’
It’s remarkable that it’s taken this long for someone to attempt bringing back the 3D comic. more


ScreenMovie review: ‘Hall Pass’
Jeffrey M. Anderson reviews the Farrelly Brothers’ latest comedy more
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See what the buzz is about at Buzz BBQ's new location
TasteExpanding a business in this economy? With barbecue this good, it’s easy to see why Buzz is doing it.
Italian by the book: Moretti's Eatery serves up all the standards
TasteResiding in a restaurant-heavy shopping center, Moretti’s holds its ground with delicious Italian classics.
Send me to ... Biaggio's Pizzeria
With the Twitter handle @BestPizzaInLV, a Weekly writer had to check this place out.




CD Cover What's new in experimental music
New albums from Tim Hecker, Akron/Family and Peaking Lights
CD Cover CD review: Radiohead's 'The King of Limbs'
The group's latest CD isn't quite up to what came before, but it's still worth your time
CD Cover CD review: James Blake's 'James Blake'
James Blake's self-titled CD showcases a confident artist

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Retro Vegas: Reliving through Relics

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Feb 15, 2011
by Sarah Feldberg

Finally! Mexico’s Victoria beer reaches Las Vegas

It’s taken 145 years, but Victoria beer has finally crossed the border. The Vienna-style lager popular in Mexico has been launching in the U.S. slowly, starting with Chicago last summer, ...