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December 1-December 7
Best in PrintMade in Las Vegas: Local holiday gifts you’ll love
Crave-worthy creations from Valley locals read article
16 things we really, really want for the holidays
Looks like Erin Ryan might need a bigger stocking read article
Best in PrintEscape the mall!
And shop somewhere more interesting for a change read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionMetro supports pedestrian safety with its turkey ‘sting’ operations
LVMPD handed out 64 tickets during the Thanksgiving-inspired publicity stunt. more
Lamest name change ever? The Hilton considers ‘LVH Las Vegas Hotel & Casino’
The end of the property’s licensing agreement could mean a whole lot of redundancy. more
Thinking about Reno, Barney Frank and more
Also, pondering the excess of holiday sweets. more
The IntersectionSign of the economic times? Meth cooks book hotel rooms
Metro Police arrested a man the Monday before Thanksgiving for setting up shop at the company’s Las Vegas Boulevard location. more
The IntersectionNissan jumps on the food truck trend with a concept van
The car company unveiled a pair of food trucks at the LA Auto Show. more
The IntersectionThe Runnin’ Rebels’ big win by the numbers
Facts and figures to sum up UNLV’s victory over the North Carolina Tar Heels. more
The IntersectionConversation starters: From ‘Viva Elvis’ to trademark infringement
Also, Town Square presents a convenient way to visit Santa Claus. more
The IntersectionA look at the political races everyone will be talking about in 2012
Sun columnist J. Patrick Coolican gives his thoughts on the upcoming political season. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Samantha Ratcliffe D’Arrigo. more
The IntersectionCounty Coroner Michael Murphy says death ain’t like on TV
There are roughly 14,000 deaths in Clark County every year, and Murphy, Clark County’s coroner since 2003, oversees investigations into about 10,000 of them. Soon, ... more
The IntersectionDrinking the dolphin Kool-Aid at the Mirage’s Trainer for a Day attraction
Swim with the animals and more as part of the new attraction at Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat. more


NightlifeDJ/producer (and Surrender resident) Steve Aoki is a mogul with punk attitude
“When I play my music today it brings out the punk spirit.” more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Studio 54 goes country, a Prohibition-inspired party and more
Also, a roving happy hour hits the city’s nightlife scene. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Holly Madison at Chateau, a Santa pub crawl and more
Also, Luciana performs at The Bank. more
NightlifeTales from the SINdustry: DJK
The local lady hosts Texas Station’s Saturday Night Karaoke—and occasionally books a freelance gig. more
NightlifeFive friends are making beer their way at up-and-coming Banger Brewing Company
The young brewing company made a splash at the Brew’s Best Spring Fest, even winning the event’s “Best Brewery” award. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentThe inside scoop on Mandalay Bay’s new Michael Jackson Cirque show
‘Immortal’ tour stops for extended stay this month before resident show opens next year. more
Arts and EntertainmentA (gasp) cheerier Morrissey proves his show is still worthwhile
He took the Cosmo’s Chelsea Ballroom stage rolling his Rs and growling playfully, a far cry from the last time Steven Patrick Morrissey played Las Vegas. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhat to hear, see and spend your money on this week
If you’re not running, you oughta be cheering. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Michael Jackson
Immortal doesn’t function well as a hits package, but it works for Cirque. more
Arts and EntertainmentBungees, Battles and Beatles! Cirque Week is upon us again
Now’s your chance to find out how they do that cool stuff they do. more
Arts and EntertainmentAn app that can make you a self-satisfied cook of everything
Minimalism on the plate, in the kitchen, in your mouth (and on your phone). more
Arts and EntertainmentWant to commemorate December 7? There’s lots of great books for that
Chuck Twardy tells you what books you should read to commemorate December 7 more
Arts and EntertainmentWhen playing bingo, don’t forget ‘lucky Elvis’
Bingo players come from all walks of life, and they all think they’re going to win today more
Arts and EntertainmentYour country music trivia for NFR weekend
With the National Finals Rodeo in town, Las Vegas once again morphs into Nashville West for 10 nights of countrified entertainment. How prepared are you? more
Arts and EntertainmentOnyx Theatre’s ‘Santaland Diaries’ brings us a steamy cup of holiday cynicsm
In 1992 David Sedaris read his essay, “The Santaland Diaries,” on National Public Radio, simultaneously introducing himself to America and cementing his place in our ... more


ScreenPeter Pan’s world gets gritty in ‘Neverland,’ and not in a good way
Sci-fi dreck just a step or two above Sharktopus. more
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Familiar and fine, Bacio kicks average Italian in the teeth
TasteBacio deserves the spotlight at the Tropicana for its straight-ahead Italian.
Buttery legs and mudbugs in a bag at The Boiling Crab
TasteBoiled in seasonings and served in a plastic bag. That’s pretty much it in a crab shell.
An app that can make you a self-satisfied cook of everything
TasteMinimalism on the plate, in the kitchen, in your mouth (and on your phone).




CD Cover The Black Keys look to sustain an arena fanbase with 'El Camino'
The Ohio duo's latest is calibrated for maximum accessibility—which isn't as bad as it sounds.
CD Cover CD review: Michael Jackson
Immortal doesn’t function well as a hits package, but it works for Cirque.
CD Cover Whose CD sucks more? Nickelback's or Daughtry's?
Both CDs are pretty lame, but which one is lamer -- Nickelback's or Daughtry's? Josh Bell investigates

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Cocktail of the Week Dec 2, 2011

Spice Box Bee’s Knees

Ah, Repeal Day. The day each year when we stop, celebrate our forefathers (finally coming to their senses) and drink to our right to, well, drink. On December 5, RM ...