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Brock Radke has been writing about Las Vegas for more than 15 years. He currently covers entertainment, music, nightlife, food & drink and the Strip for Las Vegas Weekly, Industry Weekly and Las Vegas Sun.

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  • Features

    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    What goes best with French Toast caviar? Hint: There’s oaked whiskey involved.

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    The Strip spot recently updated its menu, adding more small plates, more meat and a killer bowl of ramen.

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    It’s a nicer version of a country roadhouse restaurant, with a soundtrack and menu to match.

  • Features

    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    Where to dine on crispy fried chicken and warm butter cake.

  • 2020

    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    The rising R&B star dropped his sophomore album a month early.

  • 2020

    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    Balboa Pizza, Whist Stove & Spirits and Due & Proper bar are all neighborhood favorites.

  • 2020

    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    The restaurant atop Mandalay Bay is just as excellent as the nightclub.

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    Chef Charles Phan pioneered a modern, ingredient-driven style in the Bay Area—and he’ll be doing something similar here.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    The public is welcome all week long, and pool parties amp up the weekends this summer.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, June 6, 2017

    The Caesars Palace venue wasn’t built for stand-up comedy, but it’s one of the best places for big laughs on the Strip.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, June 6, 2017

    The singer and songwriter has returned to the site of his very first Vegas residency.

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 1, 2017

    The sexy show at Flamingo celebrates a milestone.

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 1, 2017

    Even if you’re one of those people that doesn’t think Chicago deep-dish qualifies as pizza, it’s delicious.

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 1, 2017

    Drink up, for a good cause.

  • The Incidental Tourist

    Thursday, June 1, 2017

    MGM Resorts Chairman and CEO Jim Murren has repeatedly said MGM is not interested in building new casinos in Las Vegas, so this is as close as it gets.

  • 2020

    Thursday, June 1, 2017

    One of Las Vegas’ pioneering DJs is focused on producing his own tracks.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, May 30, 2017

    The new NBC competition series—executive produced by Jennifer Lopez—has all kinds of Vegas connections.

  • Reviews

    Thursday, May 25, 2017

    Ready for J.C.’s Vortex Burger, a patty piled with pickle slaw between two bacon-tomato grilled cheese sandwiches?

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 25, 2017

    The rousing classic rock concert returns this weekend, when Fogerty celebrates his 72nd birthday.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 25, 2017

    "If you’re not playing Vegas, you’re just not doing it, you know? That’s the spot."

  • Intersection

    Thursday, May 25, 2017

    The city recently received a proposal from a United Soccer League expansion project to lease the site.

  • LV Weekly

    Thursday, May 25, 2017

    Take a break from the Strip, and find great food and strong drinks.

  • 2020

    Thursday, May 25, 2017

    It’s a celebration in a glass, or it’ll give you the reason you need to celebrate.

  • Features

    Thursday, May 25, 2017

    From J. Cole by the pool to Diplo in the club.

  • Taste

    Thursday, May 25, 2017

    Also: Morimoto does omakase.

  • 2020

    Tuesday, May 23, 2017

    Nicki, Celine, Drake and Cher … we caught every minute of one of music’s biggest nights.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, May 23, 2017

    She’s worked with a who’s who of modern soul and R&B.

  • A&E

    Monday, May 22, 2017

    Drake won everything, but Celine stole the show at T-Mobile Arena.

  • A&E

    Monday, May 22, 2017

    The country trio is set for eight shows in October at the Venetian Theatre.

  • Dining

    Thursday, May 18, 2017

    Local favorite El Dorado Cantina’s fast-casual expansion is among the offerings.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 18, 2017

    There’s a new hot spot at the Hard Rock Hotel.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 18, 2017

    In a city of infinite toppings and flavor combinations, I find myself craving simple and classic.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    The Red Barn sign — from one of Las Vegas' first gay bars — will be the first Neon Museum piece to visit the Fashion Show mall.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    Performing in a Las Vegas Strip showroom with his name over the door was never a goal for Mat Franco. For that matter, neither was winning "America’s Got Talent" and its $1 million prize. The 29-year-old magician was perfectly happy making a living by showing his stuff at small shows across the country before ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 11, 2017

    Find her at Flamingo’s Go Pool or Palazzo’s Aquatic Club.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, May 11, 2017

    The DJ and comic book store co-owner returns to Rehab this weekend.

  • Taste

    Thursday, May 11, 2017

    The second edition of Eat will likely open in a few months in the Trails Village Center.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, May 11, 2017

    The drinks tempt you to stay and the surroundings close the deal.

  • Taste

    Thursday, May 11, 2017

    Rich opened his first “tasting bar” at the Miracle Mile Shops and now operates three others on the Strip, too.

  • Taste

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    From Momofuku to Goodwich, the word on great bird.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    Beer Park, SLS … and don’t forget it’s also First Friday.

  • Horoscopes

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    The club collaboration will bring the Puerto Rican hip-hop legend to town for Cinco de Mayo weekend.

  • Horoscopes

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    Catch him spinning from 1 Oak and the Bank to Tao and Lavo, along with dayclubs like Liquid and Bare.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, May 3, 2017

    Hall sold out Saturday's show and added a second production for the Rocks Lounge on Sunday.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, May 2, 2017

    Journey returns to the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel for nine shows starting May 3.

  • A&E

    Friday, April 28, 2017

    Gordon Ramsay is set to open his fifth Vegas restaurant Strip-side at Caesars Palace.

  • Taste

    Thursday, April 27, 2017

    The eight-course tasting includes butter-poached langoustine, grilled octopus and Mediterranean turbot.

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 27, 2017

    These carefully crafted libations are unlike the quickie well drinks and frozen sweet things you’ll find at most pool clubs.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, April 25, 2017

    But how does it taste?

  • A&E

    Tuesday, April 25, 2017

    The TV star and former Jersey Boys favorite is back in Vegas this week.