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Category 2: Best Music Festival

Category 2: “Best Music Festival”

Southwest Shadow August 22, 2015

Winner: iHeartRadio Music Festival iHeartRadio Music Festival was a two-day event that took place every September. The festival was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena where well known artists performed....

Category 6: Best Mall

Category 6: “Best Mall”

Southwest Shadow August 22, 2015

Winner: Fashion Show Mall The lively and positively chaotic atmosphere of the Fashion Show Mall made this the number one choice for teen shoppers. The mall is located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip...

Category 3: Best Smoothie Place

Category 3: “Best Smoothie Place”

Southwest Shadow August 22, 2015

Winner: Tropical Smoothie Cafe The variety of smoothie options ranging from healthy to indulgent flavors that Tropical Smoothie Cafe offered made it a favorite for the teens of Las Vegas. Not only did the...

Category 11: Best Place to Buy an Outfit

Category 11: “Best Place to Buy an Outfit”

Southwest Shadow August 22, 2015

Winner: Forever21 With everything from crop tops and rompers to button-ups and sweatpants, Forever21’s selections were affordable and in line with today’s fashion trends. Since the boutique found...

Category 10: Best Pizza

Category 10: “Best Pizza”

Southwest Shadow August 22, 2015

Winner: Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza took pride in their homemade tomato sauce and fresh ingredients. Prepared in a wood fire oven, the end product is a pizza that boasted a...

Category 9: Best Movie Theater

Category 9: “Best Movie Theater”

Southwest Shadow August 22, 2015

Winner: AMC Theatres at Town Square From the box office to the concession stand, AMC Theatres at Town Square was known for its accessibility and wide array of movies. Located in one of the most popular...

Category 8: Best Place for a Date

Category 8: “Best Place for a Date”

Southwest Shadow August 22, 2015

Winner: Shark Reef With sharks, jellyfish and stingrays at every corner, it was no surprise our readers picked Shark Reef as the best place for a date. The Shark Reef was sure to fascinate people...

Category 5: Best Food Festival

Category 5: “Best Food Festival”

Southwest Shadow August 22, 2015

Winner: The Great American Foodie Fest The Great American Foodie Fest ushered in a country’s worth of food trucks with options that ranged from funnel cake to acai bowls. It was one of the largest...

Category 4: Best Pool

Category 4: “Best Pool”

Southwest Shadow August 20, 2015

Winner: Mandalay Bay Hotel Swimming in Las Vegas may mean taking a dip in a backyard swimming pool or visiting Lake Mead, but Mandalay Bay Hotel takes you back to the coast with their very own sand beach....

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Category 1: “Best Hiking”

Southwest Shadow August 20, 2015

Winner: Red Rock Canyon Overlooking the Vegas valley, Red Rock Canyon was a spectacle that took pride in its desert flora and captivating scenery. Visitors also had the opportunity to explore the...

Category 12: Best Cafe

Category 12: “Best Cafe”

Southwest Shadow August 20, 2015

Winner: Starbucks Clear cups with green straws are definitely not a rare sight on campus. Starbucks was without a doubt the winner for “Best Cafe,” due to the versatile selection of coffee, tea...

Category 7: Best Burger

Category 7: “Best Burger”

Southwest Shadow August 20, 2015

Winner: In-N-Out With its simple yet savory menu, In-N-Out offered options for carnivores, vegetarians and vegans alike. Serving fresh-cut fries with a unique secret sauce, In-N-Out provided high...

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