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Best in Print

February 23-February 29
Best in PrintThe Rivalry Issue
Heated battles, from high school sports to Thanksgiving sandwiches read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionKosher meal vs. common fare in Nevada prisons
Nevada’s new prison menu, which does not include separate kosher meals, will save the state some money. more
The IntersectionLinsanity raises questions about race
Would Jeremy Lin’s achievements still make news if his race was different? more
The IntersectionThe Rebels are down but not out
“The Rebels are still an NCAA Tournament team.” more
The IntersectionSorry, bathers: Nevada bans narcotic bath salts
The newish synthetic drug has sent many users across the country to the emergency room. more
The IntersectionWeekly Q&A: DREAM Act activist Astrid Silva
Her name was never Jessica. Now, Astrid Silva speaks out about the DREAM Act, marriage and her dad. more
The IntersectionThe trippy high school reunion of the celebrity impersonator convention
Sun columnist J. Patrick Coolican spends some time with Robert De Niro, Pee-wee Herman and more. more
The IntersectionConversation starters: A brain damage study on boxers and more
Also, the police solve a rash of vehicle robberies at the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign. more
Thinking about Neil Patrick Harris, Girl Scout cookies and more
Also, Taco Bell’s upcoming new line of tacos. more
The IntersectionHelp a sister help the community—wear a red dress
There are two things to know about attending this weekend’s Project Red Dress party: 1. You have to wear a dress. 2. It must be red. more
The IntersectionThe Attic says goodbye with a liquidation sale
“All my dreams, all my plans to enjoy the revitalization of the area are shot.” more


NightlifeExperiencing vintage Vegas—and cocktails—at Downtown’s new classics
Find a retro atmosphere and cocktail throwbacks at the El Cortez’s Parlour Bar, as well as the recently-opened Mob Bar. more
NightlifeAt Comme Ca, it’s always ‘thyme’ for bourbon
The Thyme for Bourbon is just one cocktail off the Cosmopolitan venue’s new 18A menu. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Kelis at Rain, Ferry Corsten at Marquee and more
Also, Flavor Flav hosts a party at Beauty Bar. Yes—Flavor Flav. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: A nightlife roast, an exclusive Scotch whiskey pouring and more
Also, cocktail hour goes medieval at the Lady Silvia. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentBeauties and Beats at Cosmo was odd but entertaining
At best, it felt like a punk-rock bar mitzvah. more
Arts and EntertainmentPop Up’s brilliant ‘Salon Show’ is no simple rehash
The exhibit itself—full of contemporized takes on traditional forms—seems an artwork of its own. more
Arts and EntertainmentLocal music scene: Why the sudden covers craze?
How long until Supertramp gets a tribute night? more
Arts and EntertainmentFine art: Brandvik’s metal structures get at the soul of Las Vegas
‘Green Felt Jungle Gym’ brings the city’s famous architectural frames into focus. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Darkness returns to brighten our musical mood
The pent-up rock-xual frustration was so palpable inside the House of Blues, you could smell it in the air. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Sleigh Bells
The Brooklyn duo gets way mellower on Album No. 2. more
Arts and EntertainmentWho to hear, what to see and where to throw paint at runners this week
Stephen Malkmus, Die Antwoord and Tuck & Patti are in town. Not at the same show. more
Arts and EntertainmentCelebrate Black History Month with ‘Raisin in the Sun’ and Gospel Fest
Haven’t celebrated Black History Month yet? Check out ‘Raisin in the Sun’ and Gospel Fest more


ScreenThe Oscars are upon us—and the Oscar shorts are headed to town
Also: a nominated-films marathon at the Orleans more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Wanderlust’
‘Wanderlust’ is fitfully amusing — but it is amusing nonetheless more
ScreenFilm review: ‘The Land of Blood and Honey’
Angelina Jolie’s ‘Land of Blood and Honey’ is a crashing failure more
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Public House boasts more than great beer
TasteThe Venetian gastropub also has great food. Devils on horseback, anyone?
Chicken strips three tasty ways at BFG
TasteWhen a restaurant is named after a single dish, it better be damn good.
Kickass ketchup for your burger, your Bloody and your discerning tastes
Taste“High fructose corn syrup? Don’t make me scoff.”
Restaurant Week: Great food, good cause
TasteRestaurant Week gives you a delicious excuse to help charity




CD Cover Review: Imagine Dragons' new EP
The tunes on 'Continued Silence' outpace the lyrics.
CD Cover 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.

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Cocktail of the Week Feb 28, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

BLT’s Double Barrel cocktail float is pure adult nostalgia

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