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Best in Print

February 16-February 22
Best in PrintA Hawaiian island in the Las Vegas desert
How a Downtown hotel helped turned the Valley into the ‘ninth island’ read article
Best in PrintLocal grindz: Hawaiian eats in Las Vegas
From rough-cut poke to life-changing fried chicken, these restaurants serve some of the best Hawaiian around. read article
Best in Print24 hours at CityCenter
Is CityCenter living up to its long-ago ideals? read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionWhat will it take for the Department of Justice to investigate Las Vegas Metro?
“The DOJ is currently investigating 17 other police departments nationwide.” more
The IntersectionColorful Downtown bungalows become Artists Walk studios—and they’re renting now
And future development plans include an eventual mid-rise. more
The IntersectionIn the wake of scandal, are past good deeds worth anything?
Weekly raises the question in wake of the Kathleen Vermillion debacle. more
The IntersectionMarta Becket is leaving the stage, but not her opera house
Because, as they say in “the biz,” the show must go on! more
Will the federal government’s $25 billion bank settlement help Nevada homeowners?
Five of the nations top mortgage lenders now have to pay up over their abusive practices. more
The IntersectionDeconstructing the good old days on display at the Mob Museum
Sun columnist J. Patrick Coolican examines the “things were better when the Mob ran this town” argument. more
The IntersectionConversation starters: Man suffers a heart attack at the Heart Attack Grill and more
Also, the Lady Luck plans to renovate and open under a new name. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Samantha Barron. more
The IntersectionWeekly Q&A: Gourmet purveyor Brett Ottolenghi dishes on food as art
Changing Las Vegas, one ingredient at a time. more
Dressing for Project
The Weekly taps fashion industry insiders for their tastes of the moment. more


NightlifeLocal DJ duo Totescity brings groovy mashups to the dancefloor
The pair of beatmeisters discuss their musical backgrounds, the direction they’re headed and more. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Cee Lo at Haze, Benny Benassi and more
Will the ‘Voice’ coach bring his cat to the club? more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: DJ Pauly D launches his residency at the Hard Rock Hotel and more
Also, Marquee announces plans to open a sister club in Australia. more
NightlifeHerbal remedy: Lavo’s Saggio starts with an aroma
Drop that mojito! Then try this refreshing, herbaceous cocktail instead. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentSu Limbert’s playful and dark storybook installation at CAC
‘All Is Full of Love’ is a great new CAC installment by artist Su Limbert more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: The Twilight Sad
The Scots’ third album is a lot less intense. Whether that’s good or bad depends on your need for noise. more
Arts and EntertainmentBellagio art gallery brings Monet back to town
People can’t get enough of Monet, which is why the Bellagio is bringing him back more
Arts and EntertainmentTheater review: ‘Assassins’ misses the mark
RagTag’s production leaves one critic wishing he’d stayed on the grassy knoll. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Mark Lanegan Band
Ex-Screaming Trees frontman’s latest is ‘aching and haunting.’ Four stars. more
Arts and EntertainmentTV review: ‘Life’s Too Short’
Another year, another mediocre Ricky Gervais HBO project - ‘Life’s Too Short’ more
Putting three iPad apps to the test
Playing slots, shopping for videos and reimagining your body. more
Arts and EntertainmentBetting: Analyzing the shortened season’s effect on NBA totals
Have the books caught on to the sluggish style of play? more
Arts and EntertainmentMichael Jackson guitarist performs solo show
Jennifer Batten spent a decade in Michael Jackson’s touring band before filling a similar role on the road for Jeff Beck. more
Arts and EntertainmentCompetitive mountain bikers jockey for cash and notoriety at Bootleg Canyon
Bootleg Canyon has eaten many a rider alive, but some of America’s best will be on hand this weekend. more


ScreenTV review: ‘Life’s Too Short’
Another year, another mediocre Ricky Gervais HBO project - ‘Life’s Too Short’ more
ScreenA damn fine festival
Boulder City’s Dam Short Film Festival has become an institution more
ScreenFilm review: ‘This Means War’
Is Reese Witherspoon worth fighting over? Not in ‘This Means War’ more
ScreenFilm review: ‘The Secret World of Arrietty’
‘The Secret World of Arrietty’ is a thing of beauty more
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The Strip's best BBQ
TasteThe lethal combo of a rock legend and meaty ribs.
Brunch for grown-ups at Italian stalwart Valentino
TasteIf they crossed out “Brunch Menu,” wrote “Dinner Prix Fixe” and served this stuff at night, it’d be a spectacular deal.
Las Vegas finally gets some online love from
TasteEveryone in Las Vegas knows how great our dining is. Now, thanks to, the rest of the world does, too




CD Cover CD review: Sleigh Bells
The Brooklyn duo gets way mellower on Album No. 2.
CD Cover CD review: The Twilight Sad
The Scots' third album is a lot less intense. Whether that's good or bad depends on your need for noise.
CD Cover Mark Lanegan Band
Ex-Screaming Trees frontman's latest is 'aching and haunting.' Four stars.

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Cocktail of the Week Feb 21, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

At Comme Ca, it’s always ‘thyme’ for bourbon

The Egyptians used thyme for embalming. The ancient Greeks burnt it as incense in their temples. During the Middle Ages, European maidens presented gifts made with the herb to their ...