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Best in Print

August 16-August 22
Best in PrintWeekend escapes from Las Vegas: 8 reasons to hit the road
Pie! Cowboys! Flintstones photo ops! And so much more … read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionConversation starters: A wedding chapel at Denny’s and more
Also, an attorney is arrested for receiving oral sex at the Clark County Detention Center. more
The IntersectionUFC surprises with its involvement with the LGBT community center
The company was present at the Center’s recent groundbreaking. more
The IntersectionStuntman Rich Hopkins on channeling Spider-Man and story time with Patrick Swayze
The “King of Extreme” created local company Thrillseekers Unlimited. more
Thinking about Twilight, Downtown’s Golden Gate and more
Also, a former UFC fighter’s recent arrest. more
The IntersectionIs billionaire John Paulson predicting another Vegas boom?
His track record and recent Lake Las Vegas land purchase point to “yes.” more
A Clark County program draws kids off the street by giving them what they want
Gang prevention and intervention expert Alex Bernal runs the show. more
The IntersectionLas Vegas has the potential to be more of a fashion industry player
Downtown’s upcoming Fashion Lab just might help. more
The IntersectionSledgehammers and sweat at the Arts District’s first gym
Real Results Fitness is the real deal. No slacking off. more
The IntersectionCity Challenge Urban Race will challenge your legs and your brain
Summer camp meets fun run on September 8. more

Nightlife

NightlifeHot Spots: J. Lo, Pauly D, beach bunnies and more
Also, Pendulum at Marquee and Floatopia at Palms. more
NightlifeVegas nightlife’s early side is plenty wild
We’ve got it all, from margaritas to cosmic skating to jazzy happy hours. more
NightlifeNightlife News & Notes: Lavo launches $200 Bottle Bash and more
Also, Viva Yappy Hour at Rumor and hey, where are the Olympians? more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentWho to hear, where to go and what to eat this week
Also, a National Roller Coaster Day promo you’ll want to know about. more
Arts and EntertainmentCeline Dion’s cellists play their own gigs as Cellicentric
Check them out at the Freakin’ Frog this week. more
Arts and EntertainmentOnyx’s musical tribute to summer camp hits all the right notes
Nerds desperately trying to get laid. more
Arts and EntertainmentTalking with Rod Pardey, aka Romance Fantasy’s Michael Valentine
After years away, Romance Fantasy returns to play the Royal more
Arts and EntertainmentPondering Paula Poundstone
Do you know this comedian? more
No explosions, but ‘Mythbusters’ live show promises to get messy
Forget imagining the audience in their underwear; “MythBusters” star Jamie Hyneman overcame stage fright through explosives and danger. more
Beck and all: The alt-rock deity is distracted at the Pearl
While his voice and playing were technically strong, they lacked the conviction that makes his languorous rapping on “Where It’s At” so delightfully weird. more
Arts and EntertainmentBloc Party and Santigold at Cosmo: A rainy play-by-play
Guests who bailed early missed a late-night set from Santigold, who had canceled due to rain earlier in the evening. more
Arts and EntertainmentFilm review: ‘ParaNorman’
ParaNorman is an animated treat. more
Arts and EntertainmentTV Review: ‘Copper’
New York City period police piece is all bluster and no depth. more
Arts and EntertainmentFilm review: ‘The Odd Life of Timothy Green’
Obvious lessons from a magical child. more

Screen

ScreenFilm review: ‘The Odd Life of Timothy Green’
Obvious lessons from a magical child. more
ScreenFilm review: ‘Farewell, My Queen’
Empty opulence. more
ScreenTV Review: ‘Copper’
New York City period police piece is all bluster and no depth. more
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Taste

Cardenas Market is your cure for the common grocery store
TasteJoin the fiesta at Cardenas Market.
Prommares provides the perfect antidote for summer heat
TasteIt’s not heavily hyped, but Prommares is well worth seeking out
Sweet Addiction combines cookies and ice cream for the perfect treat
TasteCookies? Ice cream? Sweet! Addiction, that is.
Light Group chef Brian Massie loves ketchup and his new pizza oven
TasteKetchup goes on everything. Now we have proof.
Assemble a phenomenal salad with Emeril’s Heath Cicerelli
TasteScallops, spinach, almonds, oh my.

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Cocktail of the Week Aug 21, 2012
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Belvedere’s Lemon Tea vodka makes Tea Time a perfect summer drink

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