Site not look beautiful? Click here

Lowball Diary

Two loungey watering holes prove Vegas maintains some vintage vibes.

Old-school, two ways: Restaurant-bars bring character, from Rat Pack tunes to live peacocks

June 24th, 2014

Two loungey watering holes prove Vegas maintains some vintage vibes.

  • How many phone numbers will three popular nightspots yield?

  • "I’ve always wanted to find my beer, one I’d order over an Old Fashioned not because it was socially correct or cheap but because it ...

  • The fashionable soiree series concludes next Thursday.

  • "Wandering the man-made wonderland was like dream hopping."

  • And Cantina Laredo's guacamole earns two mom hugs. Two.

  • Meet the man behind the zebra pants and plastic neckties. Sir Gaga has spent a dozen years clubbing up and down the Boulevard like it’s ...

  • Come spring, Denny's will have a chapel fit for a Grand Slam Wedding.

  • Full of craft cocktails and novelties, Fremont East needed a straight-up bar. Triple B has arrived.

  • Bubbles, confetti and bedazzled beer bongs on the 55th floor—the crazier the better at GBDC.

  • Closing out the season at Encore Beach Club, a venue as well-oiled as the tourists.

  • We've got it all, from margaritas to cosmic skating to jazzy happy hours.

  • Everything you want in a pub, plus freaking awesome chicken tenders.

  • Mixing Star competition final at Palazzo was a muddling masterpiece.

  • Get More Lowball Diary Stories
  • A&E

    “Las Vegas has truly become the world’s restaurant capital,” said celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse. “Las Vegas has the best collection of celebrity restaurants and chefs ...

  • Business

    They fly into McCarran International Airport with their credit cards, their luggage and their plans to enjoy the type of fun only Las Vegas can ...

  • Film

    Having exhausted police and crime stories in LA, David Ayer tackles the unrelenting intensity of WW2 tank warfare.

  • Features

    How to ... Find your spirit cheese! Break an apple with your bare hands! Make the perfect mixtape! Speak teen! Our guide to becoming a ...

  • Music

    The former Van Halen singer will celebrate his birthday by rocking with his friends Downtown.

  • Dining

    It was like Disneyland, only with a beautiful burnt ends burrito.

  • Nightlife

    Leave it to Las Vegas nightlife to devise a way to throw pool parties in the winter.

  • Entertainment

    The Las Vegas band says a Facebook post was to blame.

  • Food

    The Chicago takeover continues with this fiery new Chinese restaurant.

  • Entertainment

    Jenna Marbles knows what your eyebrows mean.

  • Food

    This pasta dish has a lighter touch but doesn't scale back the flavor.

  • As We See It

    The much-demanded app is finally here! So now what?

  • Food

    Don't know how to attack the buffet? Let us show you the way.

  • Dining

    There’s plenty of variety here, different styles of fried rice, bowls and sushi, along with salads and appetizers.

  • As We See It

    Millionaire Chess: What happens when the "ancient sport" moves its pieces onto the Strip?

  • Nightlife

    You don't have to sacrifice craft for what tourists crave at the Monte Carlo watering hole.

  • As We See It

    From discounts on ceremonies to matching bands, lucrative promos are being offered to LGBTQ couples wishing to wed.

  • Nightlife

    Also, an "Adult Halloween Bash" at the Sheri's Ranch brothel. Yes, brothel.

  • Music

    The indie pop artist on her parents' Vegas showbiz past, Troop Beverly Hills and what you'll hear on the LIB stage (hint: Rilo Kiley).

  • Dining

    Restaurateurs are hoping to find new locations.