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Committed to being the shining star in the Las Vegas hospitality community, Proper Sandwich Company co-owners Eric and Phil strive to present the tastiest sandwiches for customers to love.   
 Rating: A+ Photo Credit:Naila Yazdani

Indulge in authentic cuisine at Proper Sandwich Company Sandwiches, salads, sweets taken to the next level of healthy and delicious

Naila Yazdani May 24, 2022

6181 S Rainbow Blvd #106 Las Vegas, NV 89118 Mon-Fri: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sat: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sun: Closed Apple Pay, Cash App and credit cards accepted. Having dreamt about opening a...

Let go of your anxiety with ‘SG8*’

Let go of your anxiety with ‘SG8*’ Duckwrth releases new album articulating the perfect feeling of post pandemic vibes mixed with summer break

Gurleen Swaich May 17, 2022

Born in South Los Angeles, Jared Lee, better known by the stage name Duckwrth, his mother’s maiden name, is a graphic designer and art is everything to him. Setting the stage for his upcoming works,...

Netflixs heart-warming ‘Rescued by Ruby’ depicts the real-life story of an anxious K-9 search dog named Ruby. Rating: A+ Photo Credit: Fezziwig Studios

“Rescued by Ruby” portrays a hyperactive and anxious K9 duo ready to save lives Ride alongside the story of the 2018 ‘Search and Rescue Dog of the Year’

Hannah Paine May 10, 2022

The hyperactive shelter dog Ruby attained worldwide fame in 2018 after being named the “Search and Rescue Dog of the Year.” Originally ordered to be put down, anxious and dyslexic state trooper Daniel...

Treat oneself to a true fine dining experience at ‘Blossom’

Treat oneself to a true fine dining experience at ‘Blossom’ a 100-dish lineup that encompasses every preference

Julia Jauregui May 2, 2022

3730 S Las Vegas Blvd,  Las Vegas, NV 89158 Mon: 5:30-10:30 PM Tues-Wed: Closed Thu-Sun: 5:30-10:00 PM On the downstairs level of Aria Hotel and Casino, one would expect the whirls of spinning...

‘Tall Girl 2’ is a let down that makes an attempt to be genuine. Rating: C-Photo Credit: Netflix

High school movies are all the same, ‘Tall Girl 2’ is no different A predictable Netflix film shys away from any form of uniqueness

Gray Barranco April 26, 2022

After two and a half years since the release of Tall Girl, Jodi is back in Tall Girl 2. To no surprise, the movie delves into Jodi’s continued struggles of not following society’s norm for how women...

“Itorah” is a good introduction to Metroidvania games with great art and an interesting story, but with confusing at best controls, gameplay is difficult and a chore rather than being fun. 
Rating: B 
 Photo Courtesy of Grimbart Tales

Save Humanity From A Plague In ‘Itorah’ Search Old Ruins To Stop the Plague

Kathryn Peterson April 12, 2022

In a fight to save humanity, with nothing but the help of her talking axe, “Itorah” developed by Grimbart Tales, follows in the footsteps of other Metroidvania games that started on Steam like “Hollow...

Half•Alive shows an alternative interpretation of raw emotions through their new music.Rating:A-Photo Credit: RCA Records

Taking a Ride Through Life with ‘Give Me Your Shoulders’ Synthesizing genuine feelings with their interpretive music

Gray Barranco April 1, 2022

Kickstarting their band in Long Beach, California, Half•Alive began making music together in 2016. Consisting of three members: Josh Taylor, Brett Kramer and J. Tyler Johnson, the band took an eleven-month...

AAfter having to push back their grand opening six months and spending the previous 18 months planning, Graze chefs have found a way to make everyone feel comfortable and enjoy a vegan meal. Rating: A Photo Credit: Hannah Paine

Order From a Plant-Powered Kitchen At ‘Graze’ Vegan food created with hand-crafted care

Hannah Paine April 1, 2022

Mon-Sun: 8 AM-9 PM 7355 S Buffalo Dr Ste. 2, Las Vegas, NV 89113    Graze, a verb that means to feed on growing herbage or forage, couldn’t be better exemplified by Amelia Cooper’s “Graze...

“Hudas Salon” is a fearless statement on women’s oppression

“Huda’s Salon” is a fearless statement on women’s oppression Director Abu-Assad writes a complex, gripping thriller about feminism

Ayma Malik March 31, 2022

A young mother, Reem, complains about her suspicious husband while she relaxes in a salon chair. Huda, the owner of the salon, whines about how social media is ruining the lives of her clients. Suddenly,...

Save Or Slay The God Bear In ‘Total War: Warhammer III’

Save Or Slay The God Bear In ‘Total War: Warhammer III’ The third, most grandiose installment yet.

Jackson Bogan March 30, 2022

The Warhammer series, both the fantasy and sci-fi versions, are by far my favorite fictional universes. Both are focused on the struggle between mortals and gods but on different scales. In both universes,...

Fight To Become The Elden Lord In Elden Ring

Fight To Become The Elden Lord In ‘Elden Ring’ Battle Through A Sprawling Open-World In The Latest Take On The Dark Souls-like Genre.

Jackson Bogan March 28, 2022

I never really liked the “Dark Souls” series or the spin-off souls-like titles such as “Sekiro.” I often found this genre of game to be boring or downright annoying to play through. While I...

Newly opened Clove Indian Cuisine and Bar provides a truly unforgettable dining experience with friendly staff and a delicious variety of dishes.
Rating: A
Photo courtesy of Lily Gurdison

Enjoy Everything From Curries to Kebabs at ‘Clove’ Indulge in the flavorful dishes of Indian cuisine

Lily Gurdison March 23, 2022

7090 S Rainbow Blvd. Ste 110 Las Vegas, NV 89118   Tuesday-Sunday: 11AM–3PM, 5–10PM Mondays: Closed   Credit card accepted.   Putting a spin on traditional Indian...

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