“This lady came in and said, ‘I have to get a shirt from here; this is such a great name for a gay bar.’ I laughed and told her that we’re actually a gaming establishment … and she said, ‘But I was just over at the Palms and they said you were a gay bar!’ I told her they must have just been messing with her. Anyway, it turns out she owns a bunch of liquor stores in Beaver, Utah, and when she travels, she goes around and collects all kinds of T-shirts so she wanted to trade me one of our shirts for one of hers. Well, guess what the name of her business is: Beaver Liquor! All I could say was, ‘They let you get away with that name up there?!’”
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Gorillaz are coming to Las Vegas for the first time ever. 2016’s Grammy winner for best new artist, Chance the Rapper, will return. English rockers Muse will bring their dizzying live show to the streets of Downtown. And that’s just the top of an eclectic bill that features more than 70 acts, along with comedy, interactive art installations, a group art exhibit featuring the work of Mark Ryden, Tara McPherson and Shepard Fairey and much more. Last year saw more than 137,000 attendees trod the festival footprint. Who’s ready for more?
Best of the City 2016
Our seventh annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best place to fix your speeding ticket to the best Bloody Mary.