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Best in Print

July 26-August 1
London calling: Four Las Vegas athletes eye Olympic gold
A runner in track and field’s toughest event, a BMX wonder kid, a collegiate hammer thrower and ... read article
Best in PrintBlisters, hallucinations and miracle Coke: Meet ultramarathoner Karla Kent
The brutal course is nonstop from Death Valley to Mount Whitney, and racers contend with 13,000 feet ... read article
Best in PrintLion in the ring: Is Sharif Bogere boxing’s next big thing?
The lightweight first started fighting at age 7 in Uganda. read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionNew York slot machines take a bigger beating than in Vegas
Maybe people are having too much fun to punch machines around here. more
Water and pretzels only: CNN bullies GSA on overspending
Ice cream socials? Not in our government agencies! more
The IntersectionHigh drama at the World Pastry Team Championship
Tragedy strikes as chocolate sculpture topples. more
The IntersectionSinatra and handcuffs: Pia Zadora talks to the Weekly
Now a Las Vegas resident, Zadora takes the stage at Cabaret Jazz. more
The IntersectionDowntown’s dining options are about to explode. Hungry?
For years, Fremont East was a fun place to drink, especially if you were so committed to drinking (you know who you are) that you ... more
Thinking about parking validation, TV doorbells and goat-men
Also, Chick Fil-A vs. the Muppets is still happening. more
The IntersectionA few big dates in Las Vegas music history
No, Wayne Newton is not on this list. more


NightlifeBarley’s takes the Weekly to Brew School
Did you know the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock because they ran out of beer? more
NightlifeCheat on your cocktail with Cherry’s Summerlin Affair
Share in some summer romance with this twisted mojito. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Busta Rhymes, T-Pain, Chromeo and more
Also, Tao Beach throws a luau. more
NightlifeDJ DallasK underwhelms in his Las Vegas debut at Encore Beach Club
Is he playing Vegas too soon? more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentA few words with socially conscious crooner Aloe Blacc
Soul on soul. more
Arts and EntertainmentLas Vegas headliners unite to perform at Stifler at the Palms
The all-star cast makes for a memorable night. more
Arts and EntertainmentHigh kicks and G-strings: A peek inside the ‘Jubilee!’ auditions
Find out what it takes to be in the Strip’s longest-running stage show. Beneath the stark house lights of Bally’s Jubilee Theater, 11 women stand ... more
Arts and EntertainmentThree things to know about Art Square
A run-down alley between industrial buildings is now a landscaped garden. more
Arts and EntertainmentFive things I wrote in my notebook during the Willie Nelson concert at Sunset Station
Summertime, and Willie Nelson is (mostly) in tune more
Arts and EntertainmentNewish band Habit is crafting its songs to stand out
Develop a new Habit at Yayo Taco on July 26. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhat to watch, hear and chow down on this week
Plus, actual horse power, with guns. more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Strip’s new Beach Boys-loving musical never catches a plot wave
Surf is less a jukebox musical than a simple revue of Beach Boys songs more
Arts and EntertainmentCelebrate all types of creativity at ARTrageous Vegas
Proceeds from Cosmo event to benefit the Gay & Lesbian Center. more
Arts and EntertainmentWisdom from the book critic who doesn’t actually like reading
More labor than love, reading is still Chuck Twardy’s best girl. more


ScreenAlien-invasion comedy ‘The Watch’ fails to launch
The Watch finds talented creators coasting on mediocre storytelling and lazy jokes. more
ScreenLas Vegas Film Festival continues to improve
Local festival has come a long way in five years. more
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The Berliner and Cafe Berlin arrive to fill the German void
TasteFind your way to one of these new eateries for the best wurst.
Bartolotta's chef likes his beer with a layer of slush
TasteOh yeah, and Paul Bartolotta thinks goose barnacles rock, too!
Get a little cheesy with 35 Steaks' Whole Artichoke Dip
TasteChris Noble’s has put a little twist on his mother’s artichoke dip recipe
221 is the new address for happy hour snackage
TasteExplore wine and small plates at this quiet JW Marriott spot.
Farmers' Market Guide: Week of July 26
TasteFind out what’s fresh this week.




CD Cover Reevaluating Blur: a buyer's guide to the new reissues
The Brits' seven albums each feature a second disc of bonus material.
CD Cover CD review: Rick Ross' 'God Forgives, I Don't'
The Miami rapper mostly retraces his steps, but that's not a bad thing.
CD Cover CD review: The Gaslight Anthem's 'Handwritten'
Gaslight Anthem's major-label debut is a great one

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Cocktail of the Week Aug 1, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

Japonais’ Berry-Ginger is as fresh as it gets

Ginger has sprouted in the mixology world like a seed on Miracle-Gro. The ingredient’s rise in popular demand has taken on an Asian flair at the Mirage’s Japonais, where the ...