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Best in Print

August 4-August 10
Best in PrintUnica Home: High design’s Vegas haven offers a sense of place
A background of the local design mecca and a few favorite items from the showroom floor. read article
Best in PrintThree great design ideas for your home
From a tiki makeover to monochromatic bookshelves, you’ll be dying to try these local looks. read article
Best in PrintVintage Vegas: At home with Courtney Mooney and Josh Rogers
The local couple lives in historic digs with decor to match read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionWhy is Nevada putting murderers in cells with nonviolent offenders?
Should Satan-possessed murderers be rooming with inmates with much less severe convictions? more
The IntersectionThe Flying Saucer invades Boulder City
Find all things alien at the Boulder City business. more
Five trucks we’d like to see
With food and fashion on the road now, we offer up our suggestions of businesses that should consider going curbside. more
Conversation starters: From strip clubs to breast-feeding baby
Also, violent cops and a bankrupt housewife more
The IntersectionThe Cosmopolitan goes mobile with a big, purple truck
Find it in a neighborhood near you for Cosmo giveaways and deals. more
The IntersectionFootball is back! Study up fast, fantasy players
Condensed time frame has owners scrambling. more
Black and white and sleek all over
Striking accents for your home, minus the color more
The IntersectionZombiefy your face, pimp your screen or get squirrelly with the latest Apps
Rick Lax reviews some great ways to waste time for 99 cents or less. more
Betting: NFL wagering ‘way ahead’ of last year’s pace
Point spreads move as teams’ lineups change. more
The IntersectionWeight Watchers magazine gets its first male cover model—and he’s from Las Vegas
The actual news in there is that Weight Watchers is finally highlighting the importance of weight loss for men. more
The IntersectionFashion on four wheels: Haute Chix takes its show on the road
First there were sliders. Then there was BBQ. And now…clothes! more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Lorene Duffy more
The IntersectionThe burning demand for Burning Man
Sorry folks, desert’s full. more
The IntersectionFour homicides. Two weeks. Should we be concerned?
In nearly any neighborhood in America, this would be cause for serious alarm. more


NightlifeHot Spots: Dev at Ditch, a beer tweet up at Ri Ra and more
Also, Asher Roth takes the stage at Studio 54. more
NightlifeIs that a beer in your cocktail?
Beer? In a cocktail? Believe it. more
NightlifeYappy Hour: Happy hour isn’t just for humans anymore
GTL: gym, tanning, leash? more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: A scotch tasting at Artisan and more
Also, a wine walk that benefits Opportunity Village. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentAdam Carolla on podcasting, Bryan Cranston and “tampering” with smoke detectors
Adam Carolla has a show at House of Blues this week, but first he has a little ranting to do more
Arts and EntertainmentWhat to read, what art to see and what concerts to go to this week
On tap this week: Weezer in concert, the lastest ‘Game of Thrones’ book and circus art more
Arts and EntertainmentIn and Out of Whack’ wonderfully twists grand and restrained art styles at CAC
In literal terms, Hennessy works on a grand scale versus Karpman’s more discreet efforts. What’s more interesting is the shared inscrutability of both artists’ exhaustive ... more
Arts and EntertainmentSpring Mountain’s Super Summer Theatre is a great way to get away
The seasonal series still has two productions to go before closing until next summer. more
Arts and EntertainmentLocal artist breaks 10-year hiatus with ‘Barfing Rainbows’
No, this exhibit isn’t as messy as it sounds. more
Arts and EntertainmentMoments in time are captured in Marcos Rivera’s new exhibit
What would a photo of this exact moment of your life look like? That’s the question Marcos Rivera seeks to answer in his new exhibit ... more
Arts and EntertainmentTommy’ for the Green Day generation
Ragtag Entertainment presents Tommy “for the Green Day generation” this month at Ovation inside the Green Valley Ranch. more


ScreenTwo horror flick events cater to a small but dedicated audience
A film fest and a singular film screening add up to a weekend chock-full of horror. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Project Nim’
Documentary ‘Project Nim’ misses a golden opportunity to teach us about language more
ScreenFilm review: ‘The Change-Up’
The latest body-swap comedy is neither novel nor funny enough to work more
ScreenRise of the Planet of the Apes’: Not enough apes or rising
Josh Bell thinks the newest ‘Planet of the Apes’ movie ends just when when it starts getting good more
ScreenA few ideas to spice up local reality TV
‘Real Housewives of Downtown Las Vegas,’ anyone? more
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New York restaurant P.J. Clarke's is right at home on the Strip
TasteLobster BLTs, Parmesan tater tots and steak frites. Hungry yet?
Jet Tila takes on Iron Chef Morimoto
TasteI wanted to kill a giant or be killed by one.’
Chef Aaron Sanchez puts his stamp on House of Blues
TasteThe New York chef’s menu facelift means bold new flavors.




CD Cover Ronnie Radke's latest album is impressively poppy and surprisingly diverse
“I’m baaack!” Ronnie Radke cackles at the start of “Tragic Magic,” Track 2 on The Drug in Me Is You. It’s an apt summary of the album, the ex-Escape the ...
Music: What's new in … Robert Pollard
Yeah, one guy has released five albums this year. What have you accomplished?
CD Cover CD review: Incubus' 'If Not Now, When?'
Music writer Annie Zaleski reviews Incubus' latest CD

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Aug 2, 2011
by Erin Ryan

Is that a beer in your cocktail?

Drinkers often draw a line between beer and booze, but they’re seriously missing out. Case in point: Bellagio’s Summer Shandy, a beer-based cocktail by award-winning mixologist Matthew Myers. After years ...