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June 14-June 20
Best in PrintMetro Pizza: building community one pie at a time
Vegas family restaurant institution set to expand in northwest read article
Best in PrintThe pizza guys’ Metro menu picks
John and Sam share their favorite pies. read article
Best in PrintThe graduates: 7 Chaparral seniors one year after the turnaround
Last September, the Weekly interviewed 10 Chaparral seniors about making it through their final year. With graduation ... read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionA good yarn: Guerilla knitting meets community pride on Maryland Parkway
What does one do with an ugly utilitarian pedestrian bridge crossing a busy thoroughfare? more
The IntersectionTony Hsieh’s vision for Downtown might be ambitious, but we need it to happen
“Not pursuing his brand of urbanism will doom us.” more
The IntersectionSpike Lee in talks to bring Mike Tyson to Broadway
Here’s hoping for a dance number with a giant replica of Holyfield’s ear. more
The IntersectionSuper nanny Dawn Schrader brings a spoonful of sugar to your hotel
Never underestimate the power of listening (and beach balls). more
The IntersectionTower of Jewels’ Polly Weinstein strikes out with her own line
And its pieces were inspired by her two homes, Las Vegas and New York City. more
The IntersectionJacks & Jokers offers trendy T-shirts (and more) with classic playing card art
The unofficial go-to designer for pro gamblers. more
The IntersectionColorful, sexy style (and Vegas details) at Marc by Marc Jacobs
High fashion without the couture prices. more
Thinking about Taco Bell’s new Cantina Bell menu, an upcoming Moonface show and more
Also, the Las Vegas 48 Hour Film Project’s winning entry. more
Dissecting the confusion and uncertainty in Nevada’s GOP
The Nevada GOP and the Clark County Republicans both had mini-embarrassments in the past week. more


NightlifeHawtin and Sasha keep crowds up early at Drai’s
Some DJs are worth rearranging your life for. more
NightlifeElegant, rejuvenating Lakeside martini fits its setting perfectly
National Martini Day is coming. Are you ready? more
NightlifeHot Spots: Splash Dance at Surrender, Tommy Trash at Marquee and more
Also, True Blood star visits Gallery and The Voice star performs at Pure. more
NightlifeNightlife News & Notes: Still ready for Blue Man plus Aoki, and more
Also, Wynn teams with Ultra Music and Darude hits Chateau. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentFive must-see bands for Warped Tour in Vegas
Your guide to getting Warped. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to dance, get your reggae fix and down free smoothies this week
Plus, a $30 steak dinner of champions. more
Arts and EntertainmentGoldwell Open Air Museum to open a printing studio Downtown
Open Air Printers brings the spirit of Goldwell to Downtown—in a printing studio more
Arts and EntertainmentFringe Fest: The good and the very bad
And one of the better productions returns to the LVLT for an encore this weekend. more
Arts and EntertainmentFunniest woman in America? Comic Kathleen Madigan takes the Mirage
Lewis Black considers her the funniest woman in America. more
Arts and EntertainmentDiscover another side of the artist at ‘Da Vinci - The Genius’
The Venetian exhibit includes 75 live-size inventions. more


ScreenCineKink mixes steamy sex and good storytelling
There wasn’t a huge turnout for this year’s CineKink, but it was still a lot of fun more
ScreenMoonrise Kingdom’ is another treat for Wes Anderson fans
If you hate Wes Anderson, this movie won’t change your mind, but believers should be enchanted. more
ScreenRock of Ages’ takes all the fun out of hair metal
It might be a good idea to just hold off on seeing Adam Shankman’s new film adaptation. more
ScreenHysteria’: Vibrators! Brits! And Maggie Gyllenhaal!
For a movie about the invention of the world’s most popular sex toy, Hysteriais rather coy and giggly about sexual relations. more
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Town Square's Ranch House Kitchen has something for everyone
TasteWant pulled pork on your BBQ potato chip nachos? Yeah, Ranch House Kitchen will do that.
KJ Dim Sum & Seafood arrives at the Rio
TasteLove dim sum? You’ll definitely want to check out KJ Dim Sum & Seafood’s lineup
I'll have the bulgogi pizza
TasteEven if you can’t read the signs, just look for the fried chicken and pizza — that’s K-Jun Chicken
Check out China Poblano's twist on Mongolian beef
TasteThis version is extra meaty, with a smoky kick from shishito peppers.
Lessons in sushi and burgers with chef Laurent Pillard
TasteFleur and Burger Bar boss dishes on the importance of consistency.




CD Cover CD review: Fiona Apple's 'The Idler Wheel ...'
Fiona Apple's first release in years was well worth waiting for
CD Cover Neil Young
And you didn't know "Oh Susannah" could rock out.
CD Cover CD review: The Smashing Pumpkins' 'Oceania'
Corgan's "album within an album" sounds woozy and unremarkable.

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Cocktail of the Week Jun 20, 2012
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With Wet Republic’s Skinny Dippin, skip the guilt this summer

Most spirits have 100 calories for every ounce and a half. And that’s before adding mixers. Thankfully, Vegas’ own rockstar mixologist Ray Srp has crafted Skinny Dippin ($16), available at ...