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Best in Print

September 13-September 19
Best in PrintMichael Grimm
What happens when you find success on national TV, win $1 million and hate the fame that ... read article
Best in PrintJohnny Tocco’s
Las Vegas has changed since the late Johnny Tocco, a gruff, salty, celebrated trainer, opened the gym ... read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionAfter years of ridicule, Neonopolis is poised to become a must-visit destination
Neonopolis, the behemoth mall-ish structure at Las Vegas Boulevard and Fremont, has collected a number of inventive descriptions and nicknames. Its own developer, Rohit Joshi, ... more
The IntersectionConversation starters: An upcoming bill to repeal the gay marriage ban and more
Also, a woman who allegedly partied with Prince Harry pays the price for talking to the tabloids. more
The IntersectionWeekly Q&A: Dino’s owner Kristin Bartolo
Dino’s has been around 50 years, and current owner Kristin Bartolo has plenty of good stories to tell more
The IntersectionInvasion of the iPhone snatchers: ‘apple picking’ epidemic hits Vegas
Don’t want your phone stolen? Stop talking and texting. more
The IntersectionChip It! lets users turn their photos into paint palettes
That’s not yellow, it’s Sundance. more
The IntersectionAt Artifact, Molly Gaddy sells stories—and really cool speakers
If you ask Molly Gaddy what she sells at Artifact, she could tell you about the rugs hand-woven out of Alaskan fishing line. She could ... more
Watch your back: scams are alive and well on the Strip
Slot machines aren’t the only ways Las Vegas separates visitors from their cash. more
The IntersectionWhy must UNLV tailgaters fight for their right to party?
Due to policy changes, UNLV tailgating parties are far less attended than before. more
The IntersectionIt’s the end of the rainbow for iconic Fitzgeralds sign
In June, Fitzgeralds began dismantling its exterior signs to make way for the property’s transformation to the D. Some of its coins from the “pot-o-gold” ... more
The IntersectionKeeping score at the Republican and Democratic conventions
Now that the speeches are done, who won? more


NightlifeHouse vs. hip-hop takes double-stage at Surrender
Battle Track party pits hip-hop against house every month. more
NightlifeHot Spots: Sean Paul at Hard Rock, Tiesto at Encore and more
Also, Mario Lopez is having a bachelor party at Tao and Señor Frog’s is throwing a party. Another one. more
NightlifeNightlife News & Notes: Calvin Harris wins big and Pigskin Playground takes Town Square
Also, Stoney’s country bar is set to land in Town Square in October. more
NightlifeTao cocktail crafted for World’s Largest Bachelorette Party
The Skinny Girl Naked Cosmo is sure to fit the bill for this wild party. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentNeon Reverb, Adam Ant, and other stuff you’ll want to know about
Also, Fiona Apple’s back in town and Glee is back on TV. more
Arts and EntertainmentP Moss searches for our city’s soul in ‘Vegas Knockout’
A big-time boxing match weaves through the narrative of Moss’ latest work. more
Arts and EntertainmentQ&A: Moonface’s Spencer Krug
The ex-Wolf Parade man’s latest project plays Neon Reverb Saturday night at Beauty Bar. more
Arts and EntertainmentTen to catch at Neon Reverb
Leslie Ventura helps you set your weekend schedule. more
Arts and EntertainmentConcert review: Mary J. Blige and D’Angelo at the Pearl
Mary J. Blige may want to rethink having D’Angelo open for her … more
Arts and EntertainmentThe Killers show real growth on ‘Battle Born’
After taking a year and a half off to rest their road-weary bones and tend to some solo work, The Killers are back with Battle ... more
Arts and EntertainmentSush Machida: now residing at Cosmo’s P3 Studio
Machida, more accustomed to working in solitude, has created a studio space inside P3 that invites visitors in for tea (literally) and a chance to ... more
Arts and EntertainmentBob Dylan strongly returns to form with ‘Tempest’
Tempest shows Bob Dylan is not losing steam more
Arts and EntertainmentThere’s no shortage of events during National Hispanic Heritage Month
Parades, festivals, great performers—Las Vegas has it all this week more
Arts and EntertainmentConcert review: Gotye at House of Blues
Gotye kept an occasionally restless crowd satisfied at the House of Blues September 7 more
Arts and EntertainmentConcert review: Jane’s Addiction at Cosmo
Jane’s Addiction’s Cosmo show was both too long and not nearly long enough more


ScreenTV review: ‘Revolution’
Will the high-concept serialized show be a success like similar series Lost? more
ScreenPhone-sex comedy ‘For a Good Time, Call …’ tries too hard
The predictable rom-com arc lacks emotional impact. more
Social Media Film Festival needs a stronger hook
If the Social Media Film Festival is going to continue, the organizers probably need to develop a stronger hook to reel in an audience. more
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Veggie House delivers a meatless yet satisfying Chinese food experience
TasteInteresting flavors and textures abound at Veggie House.
Amena: where shakshouka comforts and hummus is yummy
TasteThis authentic fare will have you feeling like a real Middle Easterner.
Get your wood-smoked goodness at Las Vegas Grille
TasteBarbecued meats, sausages and meatballs dominate this menu.
N9NE Steakhouse chef shares the secrets of his cioppino sauce
TasteChef Barry Dakake serves up the seafood goodness.
Kitchen legend Andre Rochat picks his favorite local dining rooms
TasteThe chef of Andre’s and Alize appreciates great Italian cuisine.
Farmers' Market Guide: Week of September 13
Find your freshness here.




CD Cover CD review: Grizzly Bear's 'Shields'
Brooklyn rockers unleash their first new album in three years.
CD Cover The Killers show real growth on 'Battle Born'
After taking a year and a half off to rest their road-weary bones and tend to some solo work, The Killers are back with Battle Born, the band’s fourth and ...
CD Cover Bob Dylan strongly returns to form with 'Tempest'
Tempest shows Bob Dylan is not losing steam

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Cocktail of the Week Sep 19, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

Shobu teaches us to put sake to work with its saketinis

Sake is in the house at Shobu Japanese Sake House, Geisha Corporation’s newest restaurant on Decatur. Shobu is blazing trails to redefine the cocktail experience with a tantalizing menu of ...