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Best in Print

July 12-July 18
Best in PrintMore than human: Microbes are an essential part of our world—and us
Invisible life is good, bad and everywhere. Welcome to the microbiome. read article
Best in PrintBlood, bravery and a fire-breathing clown: Welcome to Freakshow Wrestling
It’s all in the name of a good show, er, sideshow. read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionNeiman Marcus’ new store within a store
Sometimes even Neiman Marcus needs a makeover. more
The IntersectionMore than benches and trees: an upcoming public park gets an Air Force fighter jet
The Raptor Play Park is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2013. more
The IntersectionIt’s Nude Recreation Week—where are you celebrating?
Yes, this is real. The American Association for Nude Recreation says so. more
The IntersectionBandits of all kinds: Real Vegas criminal nicknames
It seems law enforcement often gets colloquial with serial thieves. more
The IntersectionCelebrity meltdowns in Vegas: From David Cassidy to Lou Reed
Rodney Carrington, George Carlin and more! more
The IntersectionAt R+D Hipster Emporium, style and personality are the rule
When most girls dreamt about their weddings, I was thinking about having my own store. more
The IntersectionGrowing up Gypsy: ‘They see you as a thief and a fortune-teller’
I still know that if I tell someone I’m Gypsy, 80 percent of the time it’s going to come back as something negative. more
The IntersectionMe-Ality scanner finds your perfect fashion fit
The machine looks like a body scanner at airport security and uses a vertical wand and radio signals to record over 200,000 points of reference ... more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Tom Gorman. more
The IntersectionConversation starters: Opposition toward a potential Strip-side gun store and more
Also, we’re in the midst of a now-famous feline. more
The IntersectionNeiman Marcus’ new store within a store
Sometimes even Neiman Marcus needs a makeover. more
The IntersectionRoller girl
Being backstage at a pageant is not glamorous. That’s why I love it. more


NightlifeThe Modern Mixologist shares five must-mix cocktails
Tony Abou-Ganim teaches Weekly‘s Sabrina Chapman the drinks everyone should know. more
NightlifeNightlife News & Notes: Midsummer Lingerie Masquerade returns to Palms
Also, Adam & Eve’s Charity Love Fling lands at Tao Beach. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Aubrey O’Day at Krave and a new Sierra Gold opening
Also, Taboo celebrates at the Palms and The Sitch at Señor Frog’s. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentWhere to see Olympians, who to hear and how to celebrate Bastille Day
Also, where to catch an LCD Soundsystem documentary. more
Arts and EntertainmentBroadway great Stephen Sondheim brings a lifetime of experience to the Smith Center
The lyricist and composer discusses his long, successful career on Saturday. more
Arts and EntertainmentFirst Friday: A Weekly writer looks back on her latest Downtown walkabout
Molly O’Donnell reminds you—and herself—how much there is to love each month. more
Arts and EntertainmentGood ‘ol Southern raunchiness in ‘The Great American Trailer Park Musical’
‘A love triangle set in the deep dirty South between a toll collector, his agoraphobic housewife and the new stripper who swings into town.’ more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Mission of Burma’s ‘Unsound’
Mission of Burma’s latest ranks with its best more
Arts and EntertainmentPhotographer Steve Diet Goedde gets inimate in ‘New Works’ at Sin City Gallery
The images are sexy and playfully provocative. More than anything, they’re intimate. more
Arts and EntertainmentRemembering the horror and innocence of the Atomic Age at Blackbird Studios
Group show Atomic Vegas/Area 51 takes us back to a bygone era more


ScreenBreaking Bad’: Five episodes you need to rewatch before Season 5
As the Season 5 Breaking Bad premiere approaches, five episodes you must revisit. more
ScreenTV review: ‘Political Animals’
Sigourney Weaver’s new political show is only weak when it focuses on … politics more
ScreenImprov success in ‘Your Sister’s Sister’
Booze flows, tongues wag and secret attractions are revealed. more
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Classic Chicken Cream Mushroom from Andre Rochat
TasteLas Vegas’ original celebrity chef offers a simple, satisfying dish.
Talking dim sum and sharp objects with Social House chef
TasteSushi master John Chien Lee also digs Bachi Burger.
Farmers ' Market Guide: Week of July 12
What’s fresh this week?
Parking lot ceviche? Try Cocos Frios #2
TasteAt Coco Frios #2, put the lime in the coconut … in the parking lot
Fresh and local rule at the latest Farm to Strip dinner
TasteIt’s fun. It’s local. It’s exclusive. But get your tickets for the next Farm to Strip dinner early
Puck's latest masterpiece awaits you at Crystals
TastePuck’s Pizzeria and Cucina is a great addition to CityCenter




CD Cover CD Review: Frank Ocean's 'Channel Orange'
It outruns the own hype, and that’s no small feat.
CD Cover CD review: Mission of Burma's 'Unsound'
Mission of Burma's latest ranks with its best
CD Cover Flo Rogers on Flo Rida
Nevada Public Radio GM (and one-time radio DJ) Flo Rogers reviews rapper Flo Rida's latest album

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Featured Cocktail

Cocktail of the Week Jul 18, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

STK’s shot-beer combo recalls an American classic

Elvis’ lips smacked them nearly every day with bacon and bananas. The average American will have enjoyed 1,500 of them before graduating high school. And now, choosy drinkers can choose ...