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Colliding al fresco: It’s patio season, and Downtown is on point

April 15th, 2014

Breaking the Downtown bubble with a buzz.

  • Fine Art

    Melissa Petersen draws up three-part plan.

  • Dining

    With the addition of the Bar-B-Q and Sip & Savor events, UNLVino is more delicious than ever.

  • Music

    Never has electronic music been so dominant at the 15-year event.

  • Music

    The electronic innovators take their first Vegas stage in June.

  • Joe Downtown

    downtown liquor store operators on Fremont Street are feeling the squeeze. They put up signs telling people not to open containers inside their stores, they ...

  • Music

    "JSBX is not the kind of blues you nurse a drink to or repair a broken heart with. No, it’s more like the kind you ...

  • Music

    Mogwai's Hard Rock Live show was one sweet Coachella spillover.

  • Music

    Arcade Fire might still be playing somewhere.

  • Dining News

    Also, Tom's Urban is joining Shake Shack on the Strip, and the Foodie Fest is going big this month.

  • Music

    The former Lizzy Grant has pulled a fast one on everyone.

  • Nightlife

    Great libations to try from Atomic Liquors, DW Bistro and more.

  • Music

    There are no young men in the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. None at heart, anyway.

  • Dining News

    Firefly has been working to overcome the fallout from last year's salmonella outbreak at its original location.

  • Dining

    There are too many restaurants to eat the Linq all at once, but you can definitely nibble your way through. Here's how.

  • Dining News

    After receiving 38 demerits and a C grade from the Health District, the Henderson tapas restaurant was reinspected for an A.

  • Dining News

    Also, Tom's Urban is joining Shake Shack on the Strip, and the Foodie Fest is going big this month.

  • As We See It

    Sprinkles, Kitson, Umami Burger, the Sayers Club. LA is officially arriving in Las Vegas.

  • Reviews

    With Portofino and chef Michael LaPlaca, Mirage has one of the Strip's most exciting Italian restaurants.

  • Joe Downtown

    Downtown Project is sitting on buildings and properties until ideas spring up.

  • As We See It

    Columnist Steve Friess discusses student-athlete unions, UNLV's heyday and more with the former Runnin' Rebel.

  • Nightlife

    Residency lineup for upcoming party spot favors artists on the rise over expensive DJ superstars.

  • Las Vegas

    Metro Police identified a woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas as Alison Michelle Ernst and arrested ...

  • Joe Downtown

    No one is saying exactly when Slotzilla will open, but project managers and engineers are this week testing 175-pound dummies on each of the four ...

  • Food

    The Downtown Project has taken over Wild, the gluten-free pizza restaurant on the first floor of The Ogden, and has employed a former chef to ...

  • A&E

    One guy has a Stone Cold Steve Austin shirt on. I believe in fashion terms that’s called “sad vintage."

  • A&E

    The west side water park turns the H2O on this weekend.

  • Joe Downtown

    A tiny dirt lot in downtown Las Vegas became ground zero for bewildered vehicle owners who found their cars had been towed. Downtown resident John ...

  • Music

    Long lines, Coachella consumerism and focusing on the music at the festival's Yuma Tent.

  • Joe Downtown

    downtown liquor store operators on Fremont Street are feeling the squeeze. They put up signs telling people not to open containers inside their stores, they ...

  • Music

    The ladies represent, extreme PDA and why Future Islands' frontman sounded like Cookie Monster after a bottle of whiskey.

  • Robin LeachRobin Leach: Luxe Life BlogMGM Grand

    From UNLVino’s 40th anniversary to a hotly contested fight night at MGM Grand Garden Arena — a rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley — ’tis ...

  • Joe Downtown

    Published Mon, Apr 14, 2014 (7:45 p.m.)

    downtown liquor store operators on Fremont Street are feeling the squeeze. They put up signs telling people not to open containers inside their stores, they ...

  • As We See It

    Published Fri, Apr 11, 2014 (2:49 p.m.)

    Eat your heart out, San Diego.

  • As We See It

    Published Fri, Apr 11, 2014 (11:44 a.m.)

    And they'll feature much more than just lighters.

  • Las Vegas

    Published Fri, Apr 11, 2014 (10:38 a.m.)

    Metro Police identified a woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas as Alison Michelle Ernst and arrested ...

  • Food

    Published Thu, Apr 10, 2014 (5:20 p.m.)

    The Downtown Project has taken over Wild, the gluten-free pizza restaurant on the first floor of The Ogden, and has employed a former chef to ...

  • Featured

    Published Thu, Apr 10, 2014 (midnight)

    Three golden spots in the Silver State, filled with strange histories, quirky characters and awesome adventures.

  • Featured

    Published Thu, Apr 10, 2014 (midnight)

    Steak with the spirit of Butch Cassidy, plus a doll collection with historical heft.

  • Featured

    Published Thu, Apr 10, 2014 (midnight)

    During the gold rush era, young Basques joined other immigrants moving through the Sierras to find a new life.

  • Featured

    Published Thu, Apr 10, 2014 (midnight)

    "All the skeletons show similar kinds of trauma, which is blunt impact to the head and shoulders ..."

  • Featured

    Published Thu, Apr 10, 2014 (midnight)

    Get lost in something awesome next time you hit the road!

  • As We See It

    Published Wed, Apr 9, 2014 (8 p.m.)

    Willie Nelson's stuffed armadillo vs. a $35K Rolex.

  • Joe Downtown

    Published Wed, Apr 9, 2014 (8 p.m.)

    Downtown Project is sitting on buildings and properties until ideas spring up.

  • Joe Downtown

    Published Wed, Apr 9, 2014 (8 p.m.)

    No one is saying exactly when Slotzilla will open, but project managers and engineers are this week testing 175-pound dummies on each of the four ...

  • As We See It

    Published Wed, Apr 9, 2014 (8 p.m.)

    Sure, a lot of people have smartphones. But what about the digital have-nots?

  • Weekly Q&A

    Published Wed, Apr 9, 2014 (7:26 p.m.)

    Talking Broadway, jazz, Las Vegas talent and Laurie Anderson

  • Music

    Published Wed, Apr 9, 2014 (3:48 p.m.)

    He featured Vegas on one of his album covers—and now he's performing here.

  • As We See It

    Published Wed, Apr 9, 2014 (3:18 p.m.)

    A number of Jubilee's showboy costumes are on exhibit at the institution, including some worn on opening night.

  • As We See It

    Published Wed, Apr 9, 2014 (3:15 p.m.)

    The northwest farm faces potential closure after a two-year business license review is conducted.

  • As We See It

    Published Wed, Apr 9, 2014 (3:15 p.m.)

    The nonprofit organization celebrates its inaugural year in the Robert L. Forbuss Building this Saturday.

  • As We See It

    Published Wed, Apr 9, 2014 (3:14 p.m.)

    Noses raw and rosy, eyes pink and puffy—yes, Las Vegas, allergy season has arrived.