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Best of the City 2013

Best Community-Supported Agriculture

Quail Hollow Farm has prevailed over the harsh growing conditions and meager profit margins that have kept Southern Nevada from jumping on the CSA trend in a significant way. Only about a half-dozen of these co-op farms, which deliver food to paying members on a regular basis, are thriving here. Among them, Quail Hollow is Read More

Business & Services

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Best Vintage Shop

Like a fine wine, the wares in Patina Décor have gotten better with age. Specializing in upscale vintage furnishings, lighting, accessories and a growing selection of vintage clothes, owners Kate Aldrich and Tim Shaffer carefully select each item they sell. Thanks to their eclectic tastes, the store has some of Las Vegas’ best vintage finds. In fact, the place feels like an extension of their home—welcoming and filled with stories to share with Read More

Arts & Entertainment

Best Outdoor Gallery

Don’t call it graffiti; don’t call it guerilla art. The murals that line the alleys of the 18b Arts District—stretching from Imperial all the way up Casino Center to a cluster of bungalows near Hoover—amount to nothing less than an outdoor art gallery. Its curator, Ras One—the fifth-generation Nevadan behind POP2 in the Arts Factory—has managed to recruit street artists from all over the world to create an “ever-changing, ever-evolving” gallery of murals funded wholly out of pocket—his own, and those of his Read More

Dining

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Best Breakfast That You Dream About the Night Before

Chef-owner Natalie Young’s vibrant Downtown breakfast-and-lunch spot, Eat, shines with a menu broken into categories of what breakfast hounds crave (sweet, savory and eggs all day; lunchie stuff, too) and serves everything big and beautiful. Best bets? Huevos Motuleños ($12) is a sweet-salty riff on its more typical rancheros cousin; the eggs Benedict’s hollandaise is unfathomably fresh; and even simple steel-cut oats get royal treatment with cinnamon-roasted apples. Read More

Nightlife

Best Club-Hop Itinerary

Looking for the finest day-to-night experience without ever leaving the hotel? With Las Vegas’ summer heat, no one can blame you. Dip into Three-Course Sundays at Encore. Start with the Grill at Encore Beach Club for bites and cocktails before jumping in and pool-partying the day away. Then clean up and head to Andrea’s for Asian fare and seasonal cocktails with help from the custom iPad app drink Read More