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Braised Corned Beef and Irish Colcannon: A Pot O Delicious

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

This braised corned beef recipe is so darn good, I’m posting it again this year. Never again will you boil your brisket once you’ve sampled this mouth-watering dish. I used beer instead of water-about 1/4 cup. I combined the leftover milk/cream from the colcannon recipe with the pan drippings and made a wonderful gravy. Speaking of leftovers  (if there are …

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Mint 400, Silent Disco and AIDS Walk

In Vegas VIP Scene-ery by Vegas Only Entertainment

BRETT’S VEGAS VIEW Contributed by: Jackie Brett   DOWNTOWN GRAND REACHES MILESTONE WITH THIRD TOWER: The Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino 13 months after breaking ground has topped out on its expansive, third hotel tower. The announcement comes in conjunction with newly released room renderings highlighting the design of the studio king and one-bedroom suite offerings. The new seven-floor tower …

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Who Thunked It? Velcro and Zipped Baggies

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

Technology has advanced so rapidly in the last century there are generations that can’t imagine life without cellphones and computers to say the least. There are also many everyday items that we mostly take for granted on a daily basis without much thought as to the who, how, what, where and why these products were invented. Take Velcro for instance …

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Vegas Show Debuts, Grand Openings and Events

In Vegas VIP Scene-ery by Vegas Only Entertainment

BRETT’S VEGAS VIEW Contributed by Jackie Brett                     ‘THE MASKED SINGER TOUR’ WILL VISIT THE SMITH CENTER: On the heels of the Season Three debut of FOX’s No.1 hit “The Masked Singer,” which had 26.7 million viewers and was the most-watched reality telecast in eight years, is a phenomenon growing into an all new live show and national tour visiting more than …

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Love Potions to Die For

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

From the crushed remains of the Spanish Fly (Blister Beetle) to the spleen and bone marrow of a murdered boy, people have been seeking for centuries the perfect Love Potion to ensnare an unwitting victim into a web of their personal twisted love design. Poisonous plants and herbs such as the datura plant and the Mandrake root were mixed with …