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Debriefing

Say goodbye to Trader Vic's

June 6th, 2009

Raise your mai tais in memory of Trader Vic's inside the Miracle Mile Shops.

  • A flash knockout, questionable reffing decisions and a new champ: UFC 98 was anything but boring.

  • Chocolate and peanut butter aren't the only things that taste great in tandem. How about badass b-boys Super Cr3w and locally-designed label Billionaire Mafia?

  • Company buys rights to add Rogue name to the concert venue’s logo.

  • The Hard Rock wants to hook you up with the stars and stripes, but only if you're old enough to play some blackjack on the way out.

  • Denny’s isn’t just marketing to the blue-haired breakfast set anymore. Some absolute genius at corporate finally understands the true demographic that frequents its establishment before the sun comes up: drunks and stoners.

  • Beloved professor Pablo Medina offers advice to a city at a cultural crossroads then bids adieu.

  • You don’t need to head Downtown on First Fridays to find art in the Valley. Aspiring artist “Jak B.” spends hours with his sketchbook at one Green Valley Starbucks, finding inspiration in those around him and trading drawings for coffee.

  • The Weekly took home top honors at the annual EPpy awards today in New Orleans.

  • Who wants some Kentucky UNfried Chicken? ‘Cause Oprah’s buying! Print out your coupon today.

  • Of all the visually arresting images that paraded down 4th Street from Coolidge Avenue to Ogden Avenue for the 11th annual Las Vegas Pride Parade, a pair of loving lesbians may be the hardest to forget.

  • Just a few months after Danny Gans moved to a new residency at the Encore Theater in February, the entertainer has reportedly died in his sleep.

  • What makes their show so fun? Organic herbs, booze and stretching.

  • Both signs are part of the Boneyard’s permanent exhibit and are among six in the yard that have been restored.

  • The Emmy-nominated actress discusses projects outside of OITNB, her go-to cocktail and how Jubilee is a 'kiki'

  • Kitze + The CPUs' tech-heavy show includes projection-mapped visuals, drum pads—and a joystick.

  • The band has reached its end—but the future is bright for its members.

  • “Deep down I feel like I have this hippie kind of spirit.”

  • But the cartoonist says his latest graphic novel isn’t autobiographical.

  • The Broadway hit kicked off its first national tour on the Reynolds Hall stage.

  • Ryan Adams is a focused, well-crafted collection of rock ’n’ roll.

  • The three-act comedy considers a late-19th century partnership between two women that may or may not be sexual.

  • From LGBT community events to nightlife soirees and pool parties, where to show your pride all weekend long.

  • Vivian Martian, Gina Alverson and Kris Krainock use words to create unexpected works.

  • Something is obviously not right at Beckett Warner's new school.

  • The final season dumps us square in the middle of the Depression.

  • The brotherhood bond of Scott and Seth Avett—musically and personally—was as apparent as ever. Eat your heart out, Donny and Marie.

  • Hassan Hamilton is more than just big—he's a colossus.

  • From hellacious scheduling to road essentials, Johnson and Meader talk all about tour.

  • Plant's restraint makes this one of his most passionate works.