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Best in Print

May 3-May 9
Horse-rescuing, scumbag-busting, raw milk-chugging Vegas Crusaders
Meet seven Las Vegans on critical missions read article
Best in PrintLong-lost friends reunite in Las Vegas—thanks to omelets
Two friends from Mexico are reunited after 13 years at Bellagio’s breakfast station read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionBuild a Greener Block gives local businesses a look at what Downtown could become
A stretch of Main Street was turned into a vibrant urban experience last weekend. more
The IntersectionWe drank hand sanitizer—so you don’t have to
Why? Because it’s the newest trend in underage intoxication. Duh… more
The IntersectionLas Vegas on fire: remembering the local aftermath of the LA riots
Los Angeles residents weren’t the only people up in arms. more
The IntersectionHow to inch your home off the grid
UNLV Solar Decathletes leader provides energy efficiency tips. more
The IntersectionOld favorites find new life at Galaxy Foam
Vinyl, tweed, suede - you name it, Galaxy’s got it. more
The IntersectionR.I.P. Amarillo Slim: reflecting on the legacy of the influential poker player
The 83-year-old helped to turn poker into the multibillion-dollar enterprise it is today. more
The IntersectionWes Myles’ planned departure marks the end of an era in the Arts District
The Arts Factory owner has decided to sell the popular Downtown space. more
The IntersectionConversation starters: Bryce Harper’s MLB debut and more
Also, a dentist gets even with an ex-boyfriend. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Georgie Bernasek. more
The IntersectionOn the other side of the camera
Black goggles, black gloves, way too many hot dogs. more


NightlifeChasing the White Gummy Bear through Hyde’s Wonderland
No rabbit hole necessary, more
NightlifeHot Spots: Drink & Drag, Mickey D’s, Derby party, Diddy and more
Also, say goodbye to Rockhouse and hello to Señor Frog’s. more
NightlifeA peachy keen margarita courtesy of Isla
Quality tequila plus simple, sweet preparation equals Cinco de Mayo perfection. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Bacardi’s big party, Tao Beach opens and more
Also, look into the future when the Sahara will transform into SLS Las Vegas. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentCountry fest Stagecoach succeeds despite its musical segregation
Brad Paisley got a bigger stage than Steve Martin and his Steep Canyon Rangers, but they both drew crowds to Indio, California. more
Arts and EntertainmentNirvana night reinvigorates the Royal’s tribute series
Just when you thought we’d had our fill of covers … more
Arts and EntertainmentWhat to hear, what to see and where to eat Filipino food this week
Also, two books we think you should read. more
Arts and EntertainmentNevada Ballet Theatre to celebrate 40 years—and its move to Smith Center
A lot has changed—for Las Vegas and NBT—since the company formed in 1972. more
Arts and EntertainmentBiscuit Street Preacher gives us the beach
In Santa Monica, opening May 3 at Trifecta Gallery, the Preacher does something completely different. more
Arts and EntertainmentTheater review: Las Vegas Little Theatre’s ‘Spearminted’
It starts out strong, then starts to run out of flavor. more
Arts and EntertainmentJesse Smigel gets to gnome you in the Arts District
What’s with the giant gnomes in Boulder Plaza? more
Arts and EntertainmentLaughing about Mariott coffee with David Sedaris
In case you didn’t already know it, David Sedaris is really funny more
Arts and EntertainmentSantana moves into House of Blues
The House of Blues will feel more like a big club for his new residency, which began Wednesday night. more
Arts and EntertainmentCelebrating fresh food at the Springs Preserve
It doesn’t get much better for families than this weekend with the Farms & Families Festival. more


ScreenThe Avengers’ is one sequel that truly delivers
It’s the culmination of Iron Man, Thor and Captain America. And The Avengers doesn’t disappoint more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Damsels in Distress’
Writer-director Whit Stillman makes a welcome return. more
ScreenSome key ‘Avengers’ aren’t in the new film
Where’s Ant-Man? The Wasp? The Scarlet Witch? We’re calling foul on The Avengers more
ScreenCelebrate Free Comic Day in style — win a free copy of the original ‘Avengers’
Because who doesn’t like free comic books? more
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Ramen Sora rivals the city's best noodle soup
TasteMove over Monta? Sora’s ramen is obsession worthy.
Fashionable brunch now served poolside at Cosmopolitan
TasteOverlook Grill offers candy for your eyes and mouth.
Cook up Julian Serrano's 'magical' eggs in your own home
TasteHuevos estrellados—fries, eggs and chorizo—coming right up.
86'd Eats serves up tasty hummus all over town
TasteFind your favorite flavor at a local farmer’s market.
Anthony Meidenbauer's top picks for tacos, dogs and noodles
TasteThe executive chef of Holsteins, LBS and Pink’s has some dining tips to share.




CD Cover CD review: Santigold
Her second record is an interesting collection of sounds but not a cohesive whole.
CD Cover Jack White's 'Blunderbuss'
It's his best album in nearly a decade, and it's packed with lyrics you need to hear.
CD Cover CD review: Spiritualized
It's not quite a cohesive whole, but as with most of Jason Pierce's catalog, it's well worth hearing.

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Cocktail of the Week May 9, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

A classic cocktail revived at American Fish

The art of reviving a classic cocktail lies in the seamless interplay between the rim of the glass, the cut of the ice and the quality of the ingredients. When ...