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Carouse for a Cause, Beer Here (and There) and the Bar Team We’re Stalking This Summer

Clear your schedule Wednesday night and get ready to carouse for a cause as Las Vegas barman Ken Hall presents Tommy Rocker’s Flip, Shake & Pour Bartender Extravaganza, a one-night bartending competition to raise money for chef Kerry Simon’s Fight MSA Foundation. Bartenders, industry members and locals who want to support the chef and others Read More


Sadly, the T-rex is the Michael Spinks of the dinosaur world.

Tyson Cartoon Has a Trailer

Forget any Avengers-related news that came out of Comic-Con this weekend, the real important item was that the long-promised Mike Tyson Mysteries got a trailer. And it’s amazing. It has everything you could ask for in a Scooby-Doo-influenced Mike Tyson cartoon. Jim Rash as an effete ghost. Tyson getting excited to fight a chupacabra. A jazzy Johnny Quest/Mannix-ish score. Dinosaur punching. Read More

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This Old House: The Reality of Buying Vintage in DTLV

If you live in Downtown Las Vegas or have a hankerin’ to do so, chances are it’s not just for the close proximity to the 18b Arts District, to the Last Neighborhood Bar in Las Vegas and to the distractions of the Fremont East Entertainment District … or even for the convenient freeway access. More than likely, it’s also because you dig historic neighborhoods with tree-lined streets and older houses screaming with character. Read More



What’s Next for Rose. Rabbit. Lie.?

By definition, experiments involve trial and error. So, perhaps it shouldn’t have been a surprise when on July 13 the Cosmopolitan issued a statement regarding the status of its own “grand social experiment,” Rose Rabbit Lie: Vegas Nocturne, the beloved show portion of the perhaps-too-mysterious venue, had closed. Read More