Pretty in pink and pleasing to the palette are the red-velvet pancakes at Babycakes Café, a compelling reason to get out of bed early this weekend. The pancakes are topped with whipped cream and chocolate crumbles, and served with cream cheese syrup. In addition to traditional favorites, consider S’more, rocky road, carrot cake and lemon ricotta pancakes. By the time you’re done, you won’t know if it’s breakfast time or dessert time—you’ll just be very happy. $5.75 for a short stack, $9 for a full stack, 2400 N. Buffalo Drive, 541-6708, BabycakesCafeLV.com.
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.