Las Vegas takes its happy hours very seriously. So when a local wine-industry insider raved about the one at the Silverton hotel-casino’s steak house, we dropped everything and declared a happy-hour emergency. Cocktails, house wine, beer and a substantial list of small plates—as well as an equally impressive list of specials—go for an unheard of 50 percent off in the lounge—at a time you would actually want to be there (8-10 p.m. Tue-Thu, 8-11 p.m. Fri-Sat). Try the stuffed mushrooms ($5), bacon-wrapped shrimp ($10) and calamari ($8). Now try to keep this on the DL …
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 2017
Our eighth annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best casino comebacks to irresistible pot products