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Best in Print

October 25-October 31
Best in PrintThe Best Bartenders in Las Vegas!
These folks earned your votes with prime cocktails and lots of personality read article
Best in Print5 must-visit Vegas dive bars
Super-cheap, gloriously smoky and ridiculously awesome. Dive in! read article
Best in PrintRio Wine Cellar
From historical bottles to rare varieties, the Rio’s hidden treasure has it all. read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionShould we turn the old Ambassador Hotel site into a Middle Eastern market?
The possibilities seem endless for the seven acre space. more
The IntersectionConversation starters: UFL suspends the remainder of its season and more
Also, a study finds Nevadans still aren’t abiding by the new cell phone law. more
The IntersectionMitt’s mom jeans and Shelley’s slippers: What we really take away from political ads
And more ads are being broadcasted here than anywhere else. more
The IntersectionArt and politics unite: Hammargren rally meets VAST gallery opening
The Board of Regents candidate is a local legend. more
The IntersectionWith the new food truck ordinance Las Vegas needs a park for street eats
And the city has spoken about creating food-truck friendly zones before … more
The IntersectionBad news for sword swallowers: Clark County bans street performers’ tools
And it doesn’t look good for flame throwers, either. more
Thinking about Coco Austin’s ‘Peepshow’ gig, ‘Gangnam Style’ and more
Also, a brutal NFL tackle. more
The IntersectionUp, up and away at the T&M
Hey Reb gets dunked on, all in good fun. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by David Snyder. more


NightlifeHot Spots: Halloween edition!
Costume contests, Pumpkin Pie shots and more! more
NightlifeThe Wirtz Alchemy Room might be Las Vegas’ most influential watering hole
It’s where mixologists from the Valley’s best bars go to experiment with their magic. more
NightlifeCalling all Vegas homebrewers
The craft beer community is catching up thanks to Vegas Homebrew & Winemaking. more
NightlifeWorth the wait: Andre’s barrel-aged cocktails
“It’s almost a secret menu item.” more
NightlifeFive beers you should drink right now
We turned to a local expert for some spectacular seasonal selections. more
NightlifeThe five best locals’ happy hours in Las Vegas
The beefiest, best and most effective places to celebrate the end of the work day. more
NightlifeAndrew Pollard talks Fernet addiction, Fruit Loops and the Hot Xocolat
Part brand ambassador, part consultant, part teacher, Pollard is a mix master of the highest order. more
NightlifeDrink our cover: The Splurgemonkey cocktail
Because he already had his “Jim’s Fried Rice” dish at KoMex Express … more
NightlifeSix tips to beat the P.U.B.’s 7-Second Challenge
Do the P.U.B. Chug more
NightlifeGBDC’s tubular shot will lift your spirits
Black Razz and Pop Rocks combine for a flavorful party starter. more
NightlifeFetish & Fantasy brings a Halloween decked in leather and latex
Remember: you must be dressed appropriately if you want to get in to this erotic fairground. more
NightlifeForeign pours: Hot drinks from overseas
These Diageo products are big in Asia (and Ireland, and Kenya). more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentInspired by iconic Vegas postcards, eight local writers contribute to a new anthology
An excerpt from Kristen Peterson’s “Into the Night” more
Arts and EntertainmentBenefit event will help UNLV’s four-legged enforcers
UNLV mounted unit is one of few in the country. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go, what to watch and where to find zombies this week
A scary show, a zombie walk … and The Big Lebowski! more
Arts and EntertainmentAppetite for a residency: Chatting with Guns N’ Roses’ Tommy Stinson
Legendary band will try to “keep each show a little bit different” during Hard Rock run. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Taylor Swift’s ‘Red’
Country? Please. Taylor Swift’s latest CD is all pop more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Swedish House Mafia’s ‘Until Now’
Swedish House Mafia’s (hopefully?) last CD is best left in its case more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Gary Clark Jr.’s ‘Blak and Blu’
Gary Clark Jr. delivers on the diverse Blak and Blu more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Titus Andronicus’ ‘Local Business’
Titus Andronicus’ latest CD is a decidedly mixed bag more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Kendrick Lamar’s ‘good kid, m.A.A.d city’
Kendrick Lamar seriously impresses with his debut CD more
Arts and EntertainmentBook review: Junot Diaz’s ‘This Is How You Lose Her’
Junot Diaz revisits an old friend, Yunior, in a great new collection of stories more
Arts and EntertainmentSteven Weissman’s graphic Obama
Each page is its own story featuring Weissman’s zen cool, elliptical version of Obama… more
Arts and EntertainmentOur city’s paranormal legends come alive in Haunted Las Vegas
Paul Papa scoured museums and historical archives and chronicled personal accounts in an effort to collect the best anecdotes about ghostly presences and places. more


ScreenCloud Atlas’ is full of flash, but not substance
There’s so much flash and grandeur in Cloud Atlas that it’s difficult at first to see how little substance is behind it. more
ScreenThe trainwreck incompetence of ‘The Paperboy’ and its gross unpleasantness
The Paperboycombines the lurid grotesquerie of exploitation quickies with the patronizing self-seriousness of middlebrow prestige dramas, doubling down on the most noxious aspects of both genres. more
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Try dining at the bar for a unique experience at these restaurants
TasteNo table required, just belly up to the bar and enjoy.
Mizumi chef Devin Hashimoto shares the secrets of pork perfection
TasteMizumi’s braised Kurobuta pork could be a hit at your next dinner party.
Chef Heath Cicerelli has found his place in Emeril's kitchen
TasteBeer-loving chef digs truffles, New Orleans and, well, beer.
Mexican food arrives at Aria with Javier's
TasteCrazy new decor and old familiar fare are on display.
Farmer's Market Guide: Week of October 25
Fall is here, along with a fresh batch of goodness.




CD Cover CD Review: Neil Young & Crazy Horse's 'Psychedelic Pill'
If you dig long-running jammy rock, this horse is for you.
CD Cover CD review: Taylor Swift's 'Red'
Country? Please. Taylor Swift's latest CD is all pop
CD Cover CD review: Swedish House Mafia's 'Until Now'
Swedish House Mafia's (hopefully?) last CD is best left in its case

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Cocktail of the Week Oct 31, 2012
by Sabrina Chapman

Tony Abou-Ganim’s Pomme & Circumstance is the perfect Election Day libation

Election Day is near. Head to T-bones Chophouse & Lounge and get in the spirit with Pomme & Circumstance ($12), a scrumptious classic-style cocktail created by Tony Abou-Ganim. The star ...