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Knowing Vegas: Why isn’t the Strip in Las Vegas?

If you go to school at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, fly into McCarran International Airport or party on the Las Vegas Strip, you’re technically not in Las Vegas — you’re in Clark County.

Knowing Vegas: What’s the most expensive meal in Vegas?

If you’re looking for some of the most well-known, expensive meals in Las Vegas, you’ll have to specify how far you want your dollar to go and for what.

Knowing Vegas: What’s the oldest building in Las Vegas?

If you think the historic Huntridge Theater or the Moulin Rouge was the first building in Las Vegas, you’re wrong. Way wrong if you thought it was the Flamingo.

Knowing Vegas: What actually counts as Downtown?

Between the unincorporated areas of Paradise and Winchester and master-planned communities like Anthem and Summerlin, the borders around the Las Vegas Valley get pretty confusing, but Downtown Las Vegas’ borders really depend on who you ask and in what context.

Knowing Vegas: Where does leftover buffet food end up?

Prime rib, shrimp cocktails, sushi and everything in between — you eat it at Las Vegas buffets, and so do pigs when you’re done.

Knowing Vegas: How many implosions have there been?

Las Vegas is full of mysteries, even if you’ve lived here your entire life. That said, we want to solve them, so we asked what questions about Las Vegas you’ve always wanted answered. We’ll tackle them one by one in Knowing Vegas.

Knowing Vegas: What’s the most expensive drink on the Strip?

Las Vegas is full of mysteries, even if you’ve lived here your entire life. That said, we want to solve them, so we asked what questions about Las Vegas you’ve always wanted answered. We’ll tackle them one by one in Knowing Vegas.

Knowing Vegas: What was the deal with UNLV’s Confederate mascot?

You may be familiar with UNR’s current mascots: three wolves named Alphie, Wolfie Jr. and Luna, or at least you’re familiar with the moniker “Wolfpack.” Beauregard was the name of the UNLV’s Rebel Wolf, born in 1957. And he caused a bit of a blunder.

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