Print Archives > Best in Print 2011-07-14

Best in Print

July 14-July 20
Best in PrintThe best brunches in Vegas
Pork belly Benedict. Lemon poppy flapjacks. A Bloody Mary that’s a meal in itself. read article
Best in PrintHow the state of Nevada is screwing UNLV, one dollar at a time
“If the pressure is on institutions to raise their own budgets, there shouldn’t be disincentive within the ... read article
Best in PrintAt Wynn/Encore options abound for great weekend fare
Brunch is a given inside any of our casino resorts read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionPrehistoric elephant skull on display at Las Vegas Natural History Museum
You can find the reportedly most-intact rhynchotherium skull right here in the city. more
Why TripAdvisor’s ratings should be considered carefully
Posting bogus reviews will get you blacklisted. more
The IntersectionFatal punches: Hooks can kill
Can any fight be a fatal one? Find out here. more
The IntersectionSomeone tell North Las Vegas police that safety sells
Can the NLV police no longer “guarantee your safety?” more
Thinking about Netflix, the Harmon tower and more
Also, a random Post-It note in a McCarran bathroom. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Ruben Uranga. more
The IntersectionNon-sports betting can begin, but the floodgates have yet to open
We’ll put $5 on Hines to tango more
The IntersectionConversation starters: From car repairs to the WSOP
Also, it’ll soon be illegal to text and talk on the phone while driving. Find the date here! more
The IntersectionWould you date someone who was unemployed?
A poll by ForbesWoman and dating website YourTango found that 75 percent of women wouldn’t marry someone who was unemployed. more
The IntersectionJanis Sartin has seen Vegas’ ‘Phantom’ 55 times … and counting
Find out what keeps this super “phan” coming back time and time again! more
The IntersectionThe common man’s defense against Rupert Murdoch
In Las Vegas, Fox’s Spy Outlet is the place to go. If you’re not James Bond or Batman, it’s the next best thing to having ... more
The IntersectionAs You See It: Readers opine on Downtown, Trader Joe’s and more
Find out which Weekly writer received a marriage proposal last week. more


NightlifeHot Spots: Cee Lo, Naughty By Nature and more
Also, Halloween and Christmas in July? Believe it—check out these events! more
NightlifeA Cosmo bartender creates sensuality in cocktail form
Mixologist Jason Hughes placed in the top 5 at the Emotion in a Glass bartender competition. Get the recipe for his top-notch cocktail here. more
NightlifeAn (almost) unsolved mystery from Sunday night at Vanity
We live in a small city. The Weekly‘s Rick Lax found out how small on Sunday night. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: The Swingers Club, a new distillery and more
Also, the Joint gets top honors from Billboard magazine. more
NightlifeBike enthusiasts relive a high school ritual at Artifice’s Bicycle Prom
Did someone spike the punch? Oh wait, they didn’t have to… more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentThe Killers’ Ronnie Vannucci speaks up
The drummer’s side band is all about radio-friendly rock. more
Arts and EntertainmentBook review: ‘The Believing Brain’
Rick Lax wants to buy the author a beer. more
Arts and EntertainmentCelebrate International Drag Day with a couple of queens—and kings
The annual worldwide celebration brings out the flipside of Vegas’ familiar drag scene. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go, what to snack on and who to listen to this week
Also, where to shop! more
Arts and EntertainmentAn Evening at La Cage’ begins again
Longtime Las Vegas drag show moves Downtown after a two-year hiatus. more
Arts and EntertainmentIs that Penn Jillette, rocking the bass guitar?!
Yep, his No God Band played the Bunkhouse last Friday. more
Arts and EntertainmentVegas journalist Andrew Kiraly wrote a book! And we spoke with him about it!
His first novel, Crit, is out now. more
Arts and EntertainmentChatting with Widespread Panic drummer Todd Nance
The drummer discusses the band’s potential upcoming hiatus, its 25th anniversary and more. more


ScreenDon’t trust ‘The Double Hour’
Too many twists and turns can just piss off the audience. more
ScreenBe a Potter mouth
Mark Adams shows you how to use that Potter vocabulary in your every day life more
ScreenHarry Potter says goodbye with ‘Deathly Hallows’
Harry Potter’s final saga is a fitting end to a long—some would say overlong—series more
ScreenLas Vegas Film Festival again fills the CineVegas void
Weekly film critic and editor Josh Bell previews the LVFF. more
View our digital edition

Looking for last weeks issue?


In search of the perfect Bloody Mary
TasteThere’s nothing like a little “hair of the dog” to help battle a hangover.
The Weekly dishes up verdicts on new dipping sauces at McDonald's
TasteFan of McDonald’s? Well, the fast-food chain has four new sauces to sample. Find out what we at the Weekly thought here!
Patisserie Manon serves sweet flaky goodness with savory selections to boot
TasteA French bakery, pastry shop and bistro has set up shop in Summerlin.




CD Cover The Killers' Ronnie Vannucci speaks up
The drummer's side band is all about radio-friendly rock.
CD Cover CD review: 'We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves'
Weekly managing editor Spencer Patterson reviews John Maus' new album.
What's new in: female voices
Reviews of new albums by Beyoncé, Jill Scott and Gillian Welch.

Facebook Activity


The Making of Oscar

Viewing video requires the latest version of Adobe\'s Flash Player

  • The Making of Oscar
  • George Maloof
  • DJ Pauly D Residency at the Palms
  • Pawn Stars join Kats With the Dish
  • Miss Nevada USA 2011 Sarah Chapman
  • Burlesque Photo Shoot
  • A Crowd of Small Adventures
  • Rhyme N Rhythm

Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Jul 12, 2011
by Sarah Feldberg

A Cosmo bartender creates sensuality in cocktail form

Some people are emotional drinkers. They drink when they’re happy. They drink when they’re sad. They drink when they’re feeling slightly excited with just a hint of nostalgia and a ...