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Best in Print

September 29-October 5
Best in PrintA look back at the advertising magic of “What Happens Here, Stays Here”
It’s hard to imagine Vegas without “What Happens Here, Stays Here.” But the campaign almost didn’t happen. read article
Best in PrintAmerican tchotchke: A tour of Vegas Valley yard sales
A tour of sadness, defeat and ’90s pop culture at Vegas Valley yard sales. read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionZen in Las Vegas
Thom Pastor, the founder and abbot of the Zen Center of Las Vegas, discusses his journey. more
The IntersectionA cell phone law primer to help you stay legal
Starting October 1, it’s time to shut up and drive. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Josh Houle. more
The IntersectionBig Gaming in Nevada can make life difficult for the little guy
Will the new sports betting kiosks at local bars turn into the same fight recently seen between Big Gaming and slot parlors like Dotty’s? more
The IntersectionConversation starters: From Lady Gaga to Shepard Smith
Also, a local group petitions for a Liberace postage stamp. more
The IntersectionHow would Las Vegas fare in a ‘Contagion’-like outbreak?
“I hate to think of a poker chip as a wonderful way to pass a virus but …” more
The IntersectionMeet the most wanted plumber in Nevada
Believe it! And your last plumber just might be on it… more
The IntersectionImported pageantry: Miss Chinese Cosmos is underway in Nevada
The Chinese pageant isn’t being held in Beijing or Shanghai, it’s being held in Reno. Yes - Reno. more
The IntersectionTony Hsieh’s takes Downtown development to the friendly skies with JetSuite
First, the Zappos relocation. Then he bought part of the First Friday trademark. And now? Private jets. more
Thinking about Eli Manning, Manny Paquiao, Facebook and more
Also, Joe Heck and Mayor Goodman team up to promote legislation. more


NightlifeHot Spots: Three 6 Mafia, Steve Angello and more
Also, Krave throws an ‘80s bash complete with a performance by ‘80s pop icon Tiffany! more
NightlifeRavella’s Sip & Spa events provide an early evening escape
Cocktails + spa treatments = a fantastic way to forget your day at the office. more
NightlifeSexy and you know it: Dissecting LMFAO’s new music video
If you like dudes in thongs, you’ll probably like this video. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: The Trop & Nikki Beach part ways and more
Also, Rí Rá adds a few taps of locally-brewed beers to their beverage lineup. more
NightlifeTV review: ‘Homeland’
The producers of ‘24’ take a breath and bring us ‘Homeland’ with Claire Danes. more
NightlifeAmerican Horror Story’ is a freak show. Can you turn away?
Jerk-off tears, a dead fetus and full body latex are just the beginning. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentAbsinthe’ still flowing (and thrilling) at Caesars
Like its alcohol-nipping co-host, Absinthe at Caesars Palace continues to chug away. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to eat, cheer and get scared this week
Also, hogs and hog in a single party. more
Arts and EntertainmentBanned books: Barrick exhibit details the life of comic books and the controversial ‘50s boycotts
In the 1940s and ’50s, a hysteria snowballed across the U.S., leaving in its wake the powdery ashes of burned books more
Arts and EntertainmentHey, wasn’t offense supposed to trend down in the NFL this year?
Are oddsmakers adjusting quickly enough to record-setting offenses? more
Arts and EntertainmentCosmo’s big indie weekend collects a six-pack of quality performances
TV on the Radio, Kurt Vile, Arctic Monkeys and Bright Eyes highlight Las Vegas’ ‘mini-Coachella’ weekend. more
Arts and EntertainmentBook review: ‘Inside Scientology’
Janet Reitman’s book on Scientology offers up much more than you think you already know. more
Arts and EntertainmentA numerical look at the iHeartRadio Music Festival
Kenny Chesney’s pants, Pauly D’s gum and Randy Jackson’s dinosaurs. more
Arts and EntertainmentUncensored” at Clark County Library — dancing to Baudelaire, reading Harper Lee and Henry Miller
The night seemed to alternate between the über-sexy and somewhat staid classics. more
Arts and EntertainmentHow would Las Vegas fare in a ‘Contagion’-like outbreak?
“I hate to think of a poker chip as a wonderful way to pass a virus but …” more
Arts and EntertainmentLewis Black on a rant at the Mirage
Lewis Black has made a career out of ranting about everything and anything. more


ScreenFive memorable moments from ‘The X Factor’
Josh Bell sums up all you need to know about Fox’s ‘The X Factor.’ more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Circumstance’
‘Circumstance’ deals with a controversial subject, but ends up feeling very … ordinary. more
Screen50/50’ is a comedy that earns its laughs—and tears—with cancer
‘50/50’ is an endearing comedy about cancer. Yes, cancer. more
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Chef Jean Paul Labadie cranks up the hip factor at Garfield's
TasteWhen Jean Paul Labadie left Marche Bacchus in April, he wasn’t planning to stick around Las Vegas.
Serendipity 3's new breakfast menu has a theme: big and tasty
TasteIf there’s one certainty after exploring Serendipity 3’s new breakfast menu, it’s that “conservative” is absent from Chef Michael Wolf’s vernacular.
Respect the cheese at Rachel's Kitchen
TasteThe Ultimate Grilled Cheese earns its name at the local “wholesome food” destination.
Grapes & Hops Festival: Sipping for a cause
TasteRest easy knowing that all that booze you’re downing isn’t just ’cause you’re so damn thirsty




CD Cover Lady Antebellum is the most popular boring band in America
The group's third album, Own the Night is the musical equivalent of a throw pillow.
CD Cover CD review: Das Racist
Relax is playful, adventurous and way better than it has any right to be.
CD Cover CD review: The Horrible Crowes' 'Elsie'
The Horrible Crowes' debut is impressive stuff.

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Featured Cocktail

Cocktail of the Week Oct 1, 2011
by Sarah Feldberg

East meets gin in Bombay Sapphire’s new spirit

Gin drinkers, raise your glasses. For the first time in a quarter-century, Bombay Sapphire is releasing a new spirit, one that adds some punch to the brand’s classic London dry ...