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Prepare your stomach...and your eyes

Distinctive Dining: Six Must-See Las Vegas Restaurants

Food should always be the main concern when visiting any eating establishment. But in a town like Vegas that's bursting with superstar chefs from around the globe, weighing a few other factors will help narrow your plan of attack. These restaurants boast one-of-a-kind interior designs to go along with their top-chef menus, offering dining experiences all of your senses will appreciate in full.

Adrenaline by any means necessary

Vegas on the Edge: Unique Adventures Beyond the Strip

Vegas is home to an endless array of entertainment, so much so, that it's easy to overlook the once-in-a-lifetime opportunities available beyond the plush confines of strip. Interested in driving Supercars at full clip on a professional track? It can be arranged. Ever dreamed you could throw a basketball with an excavator? Vegas can make it happen. Wish you had the skills of Jason Bourne? This town can teach you. But don't just take our word for it. This list of adventures should will set the record straight.

Take Chances on Cards, Not Your Digs

Stay: Great Las Vegas Hotels for Summer

The question isn't why you'd visit Vegas; it's when. Though you'll never catch the city standing still at any time of year, the summer season does offer a prime opportunity to take full advantage of its palatial pools, gardens, outdoor activities and other ridiculous outdoor venues. We've culled through the city's extensive list of hotels to call out a few of the more noteworthy places to stay in Vegas this summer.

Any Way You Want It

Kit: The Las Vegas Bachelor Party

Sure, you assemble the crew and cobble together a bachelor party in pretty much any city, but chances are the party will wrap up before anyone’s moral compass spins out of control if you’re in a city like Boston or Chicago. If it’s excess you seek -- indulgent meals, cocktail-fueled pool parties, sunshine practically guaranteed -- then the pull of Las Vegas is like that of gravity: a natural phenomenon, an attractive force, and something that inevitably ends with a collision. The beauty of a Vegas bachelor party is that you can create an itinerary that suits any preference for a long weekend: spend an afternoon on the track in a Ferrari, indulge in killer dinner, smoke cigars and play a round of golf (and) or suit up for an epic night out. However you do it, you’ll need to pack the appropriate set of tools.

Peer into the future, without the crystal ball

CES 2012: Our Favorite Booths

We kicked off 2012 by visiting not-so-beautiful Las Vegas to attend CES, with the hope of getting a head start on the exciting new products that will launch over the coming year. While we’ll continue to highlight gadgets revealed there on a regular basis, one of the best parts about being on the ground at...

The 5th Generation of One Glorious SUV

Behind The Wheel: 2010 Toyota 4Runner

If you happened to be a loyal Gear Patrol fan browsing last week in between feasting, you might have a seen a brief video of yours truly and our resident car reviewer Bradley Hasemeyer experiencing the non-casino side of Vegas. Well besides using our time to toy with death, we also had some extended sessions...

Gear Patrol + Hoover Dam + Toyota Matrix

We Grab The Keys To The 2009 Toyota Matrix And Head To Hoover Dam To Take Photographs. Let Us Tell You Why. Let us start by telling you a story about a guy who, a few years ago, was relegated to driving a Toyota Matrix for a business trip. The drive was a 6 hour...

My Deal With Las Vegas

By: Jonathan Sohn – Las Vegas. The land of cheap food, free drinks (not counting the green chip tip to your favorite cocktail waitress of course), cheap hotel rooms, and of course, bountiful prostitues/hookers/call girls/escorts… In 1975! Alas, that is no longer the case. Back in the day, when the mob ran things, they treated...