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Show Shifts, St. Paddy’s Day Events and Dining

In Vegas VIP Scene-ery by Vegas Only Entertainment

BRETT’S VEGAS VIEW contributed by Jackie Brett TONY BENNETT HAS AUGUST DATES AT THE VENETIAN: Tony Bennett, the 19-time Grammy Award-winning artist whose music spans more than six decades, will return to The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian® Resort for an exclusive engagement, “I Left My Heart in Las Vegas,” Aug. 12, 14 and 15 at 8 p.m. Bennett’s daughter, Antonia Bennett will open with a collection of jazz/pop …

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Seriously Delicious Beef Stroganoff

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

What is there not to love about Beef Stroganoff? Perhaps all those calories–but this classic Russian dish makes for one seriously delicious, albeit calorie sinful, dish every once in a while. It’s generally believed, however, that a French chef who was employed by a Russian family is the original creator and that he named the recipe in honor his employer: …

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Holy Holidays and Clever Cocktails: Kosher Vodka, Buzzy Bunnies

In Vegas VIP Scene-ery by Christine McKellar

Keeping the Spirit(s) And the Law… Drinking cocktails during Passover is a bit of a challenge since a lot of everyday spirits don’t make the cut. Kosher dietary law prohibits the consumption of leavened grains and spirits fermented from grains during Passover. So it’s out with the whiskey, bourbon and Scotch and any liquors distilled from grain. However, the good …

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Las Vegas Coffee Fog, Pearl Poison and Festivals

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BRETT’S VEGAS VIEW Contributed by  Jackie Brett THE FANS STRIKE BACK™ WILL DEBUT AT FASHION SHOW: Exhibition producer EMS Entertainment will debut The Fans Strike Back™, an interactive and immersive new exhibition from a galaxy far, far away, in the United States this month inside Immersion Vegas, a new entertainment venue at Fashion Show on the Strip. The Fans Strike …

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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

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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 …