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December 29-January 4
Best in PrintThere are plenty of NYE Strip alternatives
Rick Lax gives you some advice if you want to avoid the insanity of the Strip for ... read article
Best in PrintWhen visiting the Strip for New Year’s Eve, know your logistics
How to get to the Strip, when to stay away and other important holiday details read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionKmart ‘layaway angels’ hit Las Vegas
Did you see the hype over the anonymous gifting in the news? That happened here, too. more
The IntersectionBellagio adds three new songs to the fountains’ repertoire
“Vegas tourists will surely appreciate the new tunes, but not nearly as much as the street performers.” more
Thinking about the Xbox Kinect, CES and more
Also, reflections on the holiday season. more
The IntersectionMILF: Some see the term as derogatory, but one mother is celebrating it on a new website
And the acronym takes on a new meaning with the online venture. more
The IntersectionLas Vegas rings in the New Year with a pyrotechnic orgy
Eight Strip properties are participating in the fireworks show this year, the newest addition being the Tropicana. more
The IntersectionLooking forward to 2012—or not: Predictions, with caveats
Sun columnist J. Patrick Coolican offers a forecast (with provisions) for 2012. more
The IntersectionConversation starters: From Heidi Fleiss to Fergie
Also, Sinead O’Connor. more
The IntersectionThe women’s body bible: ‘Our Bodies, Ourselves’ marks 40 years
The book, a compilation of a variety of issues important to women, is now published in 25 languages around the world. more


NightlifeHot Spots: New Year’s Eve edition
Kardashians, Black Eyed Peas and EDM, oh my! more
NightlifeThe past year has redefined Vegas nightlife, and there’s more to come in 2012
Weekly takes a look back at 2011’s nightlife developments. more
Six sparkling wines to try for New Year’s Eve
Connoisseur Robert Davies suggest six magnificent sparkling wines to ring in the New Year more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment2011 Year in Review: Music
Our critics’ favorite albums and concerts. more
Arts and Entertainment2011 Year in Review: Art and Theater
When is the sneaky nostalgia of Weldon’s illustrative, candy colored horror-show not good? more
Arts and Entertainment2011 Year in Review: Books, Strip and Sports
Our writers recount the most notable books and stories of the year. more
Arts and EntertainmentFive questions with John Legend
The singer performs at the Pearl on New Year’s Eve. more
Arts and EntertainmentMeet the Real Mob Wives of Las Vegas
The Clark County Library serves up another fascinating dose as part of its Mob Month Discussion Series. more


ScreenThe Year in Review: Film and TV
Our critics pick their favorite films and shows from 2011. more
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Sink your teeth into 2011's best bites
TasteThe Weekly food critics count down their favorite 15 dishes of the year.
More food trucks and chefs jumping Strip: foodie predictions for 2012
TasteWhat will the New Year bring to our bellies? A few food-for-thoughts.
Make your last meal of 2011 a magnificent one
TasteJim Begley gives you some ideas for that last memorable meal of 2011




CD Cover CD review: Guided By Voices' 'Let's Go Eat the Factory'
Spencer Patterson says GBV's first album in eight years was worth waiting for
CD Cover CD review: 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' soundtrack
Even for Trent Reznor fans, three hours of this might be a bit much.
CD Cover The Roots
A thicket of funk and fervent storytelling

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Featured Cocktail

Cocktail of the Week Dec 20, 2011
by Erin Ryan

The toddy: hot or iced, the old-fashioned tincture soothes the soul

I had my first taste of bourbon when I was in kindergarten. My great-grandmother Mimi had moved into our sunny one-level, and Dad mixed her a Manhattan almost every night. ...