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C. Moon Reed

C. Moon Reed never meant to make Las Vegas her home, but she found a kindred spirit in this upstart town. From trolling red carpets for celebrity gossip to writing in-depth feature stories and slightly self-indulgent personal essays, Reed has explored the kitschy yet endearing pioneer spirit of the Silver State. She is a staff writer for the Las Vegas Weekly. Follow her on Twitter @cmoonreed and at

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • News

    Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019

    Since recreational marijuana was legalized in Nevada in 2016, there’s been a great paradox. It’s legal to buy and possess recreational marijuana, but unless you’re a local resident or friends with one, there’s no place you can legally consume it.

  • Features

    Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019

    LA, Phoenix, Sedona, Salt Lake City and beyond.

  • News

    Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019

    Some of our favorite haunts are missing but Las Vegas still offers a great variety of Halloween attractions for Spooky Season.

  • Features

    Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019

    Deals, seasonal strains and buying advice.

  • Taste

    Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019

    Food vendors include Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab; Tomo Noodles and Dumplings; Zenaida’s Cafe; Craft Kitchen; Crazy Pita and P.F. Chang’s. Johnson Brothers will provide the wine.

  • Print

    Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019

    Vegas Brews, Healing Vegas, Becoming America’s Playground and more.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019

    “Mezcal is part of my DNA and what encompasses me, like who I am,” says the self-described “fun girl with a Oaxacan soul and an LA vibe.”

  • Noise

    Monday, Sept. 16, 2019

    Spoiler: He's still got it.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019

    Perhaps most importantly, the lobby bar and merch areas have been reworked for better flow and faster service. Because you can’t enjoy the great acoustics if you’re in the lobby waiting on a beverage.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019

    José Rios, one of the Cosmo restaurant’s 25 line cooks, created a striped bass crudo so delicious, it’s now on the dinner menu.

  • Wednesday, July 18, 2018

  • Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017

    Zoltar, we wish this carousel still turned.

  • Wednesday, July 5, 2017

    It’s a nice day for a green wedding.

  • Features

    Wednesday, March 8, 2017

    Lake Harriet, once (and future?) home to the Pahrump poolfish.