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Awards

  • 2012 - National Council on Crime and Delinquency/Prevention for a Safer Society Award, published January 20, 2011

    "Unbalanced"

  • 2012 - Maggies: The Magazine Awards of Western Publishing

    "Shadow Dwellers"

  • 2012 - Arizona Press Club Awards

    "Hindsight"

  • 2010 - Maggies: The Magazine Awards of Western Publishing, published December 17, 2009

    "Suicidal Tendencies"

  • 2010 - National Mental Health Association Media Awards, published December 17, 2009

    "Suicidal Tendencies"

  • 2010 - Arizona Press Club Awards, published December 17, 2009

    "Suicidal Tendencies"

  • 2010 - Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism, published December 17, 2009

    "Suicidal Tendencies"

  • 2010 - National Council on Crime and Delinquency/Prevention for a Safer Society Award, published October 8, 2009

    "Saving Alex"

  • 2010 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published December 17, 2009

    "Suicidal Tendencies"

  • 2010 - Maggies: The Magazine Awards of Western Publishing, published October 8, 2009

    "Saving Alex"

  • 2010 - National Mental Health Association Media Awards, published October 8, 2009

    "Saving Alex"

  • 2010 - Arizona Press Club Awards, published October 8, 2009

    "Saving Alex"

  • 2010 - Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism, published October 8, 2009

    "Saving Alex"

  • 2010 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published October 8, 2009

    "Saving Alex"

  • 2010 - National Council on Crime and Delinquency/Prevention for a Safer Society Award, published November 5, 2009

    "Losing Erica"

  • 2010 - Maggies: The Magazine Awards of Western Publishing, published November 5, 2009

    "Losing Erica"

  • 2010 - National Mental Health Association Media Awards, published November 5, 2009

    "Losing Erica"

  • 2010 - Arizona Press Club Awards, published November 5, 2009

    "Losing Erica"

  • 2010 - Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism, published November 5, 2009

    "Losing Erica"

  • 2010 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published November 5, 2009

    "Losing Erica"

  • 2010 - National Council on Crime and Delinquency/Prevention for a Safer Society Award, published December 17, 2009

    "Suicidal Tendencies"

  • 2009 - Arizona Press Club Awards, published August 7, 2008

    "Postmodern McCain"

  • 2009 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published October 16, 2008

    "Love the War, Neglect the Warrior"

  • 2009 - Arizona Press Club Awards, published August 14, 2008

    "The Daily Show"

  • 2009 - Maggies: The Magazine Awards of Western Publishing, published September 11, 2008

    "Mommy Dearest"

  • 2009 - Maggies: The Magazine Awards of Western Publishing, published August 7, 2008

    "Postmodern McCain"

  • 2007 - National Council on Crime and Delinquency/Prevention for a Safer Society Award, published November 2, 2006

    "Teenage Wasteland"

  • 2006 - Missouri Lifestyle Journalism Awards, published November 25, 2004

    "Up the Down Staircase"

2011 Stories by Amy Silverman

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  • Josh Hebert: What I Did on My Summer Vacation

    published Aug 25, 2011

    ​It certainly still feels like summer, but for many of us the most important part of summer (vacation) is now but a distant memory, as work and school move into high gear. Stay tuned a... More >>

  • Eric Schaefer: What I Did on My Summer Vacation

    published Aug 24, 2011

      ​It certainly still feels like summer, but for many of us the most important part of summer (vacation) is now a distant memory, as work and school move into high gear. Stay tun... More >>

  • Seven Businesses on Our Mill Avenue Wish List
    FEATURED STORY

    Seven Businesses on Our Mill Avenue Wish List

    published Aug 23, 2011

    ​In celebration of the opening of Betty Alatorre's gourmet Mexican popsicle shop, Paletas Betty, on Mill Avenue, our foodie friends at Chow Bella did some big dreaming.  And we totally agr... More >>

  • Anthony Redendo: What I Did on My Summer Vacation

    published Aug 23, 2011

    ​It certainly still feels like summer -- but for many of us, the most important part of summer (vacation) is now a distant memory, as work and school move into high gear. Stay tuned as Chow Bella br... More >>

  • Andrea White: What I Did on My Summer Vacation

    published Aug 22, 2011

    ​It certainly still feels like summer, but for most of us the most important part of summer (vacation) is now but a distant memory, as work and school move into high gear. Stay tuned as Chow ... More >>

  • Pie Social 2011: The Celebrity Baker Line-Up So Far
    FEATURED STORY

    Pie Social 2011: The Celebrity Baker Line-Up So Far

    published Aug 22, 2011

    Editor's Note: We've had more bakers sign up since this post went up this morning -- and we'll tell you about that in days to come -- but one we need to tell you about now is Virginia Senior of U... More >>

  • Seven Spots on Chow Bella's Mill Avenue Wish List

    published Aug 22, 2011

    ​We were delighted this week to see Paletas Betty open on Mill Avenue -- and it got us thinking. (Always dangerous.) If Betty Alatorre can bring a second location of her gourmet Mexic... More >>

  • Goods from Grand Avenue

    published Aug 18, 2011

      ​ Hours may be limited, but some local grand dames are keeping busy this summer, making and selling wares out of Grand Avenue studios and shops -- thanks in large part to the wonders of ... More >>

  • Five Favorite Mexican Restaurants in Phoenix
    FEATURED STORY

    Five Favorite Mexican Restaurants in Phoenix

    published Aug 15, 2011

    ​Talk about a tough choice. There's no way to offer up the whole enchilada in one post when it comes to Valley Mexican restaurants -- but here's a start. What's your fave? Tell us in the comm... More >>

  • Bakers Wanted for the Second Annual Pie Social on Roosevelt Row
    FEATURED STORY

    Bakers Wanted for the Second Annual Pie Social on Roosevelt Row

    published Aug 11, 2011

    ​Like a pie in the face, it hit us. It's time to start planning the Second Annual Pie Social, brought to you by Roosevelt Row and Chow Bella. We had such a good time at last year's pie tasti... More >>

  • Five Favorite Curry Dishes in Metro Phoenix
    FEATURED STORY

    Five Favorite Curry Dishes in Metro Phoenix

    published Aug 08, 2011

    ​We're not trying curry favor or anything, but we feel compelled to share with you a few of Chow Bella's favorite curry dishes in the Valley. Some of our choices are Thai, others Indian. All... More >>

  • Amy Silverman
    COVER STORY

    Teaching Spanish to White Kids Is All the Rage -- Even in Mexican-Bashing Arizona

    published August 4, 2011

    You'd better not dare speak a word of English in Ana Contreras' kindergarten classroom. On a warm day in late October, students line up... More >>

  • Five Phoenix Pizzas We Love
    FEATURED STORY

    Five Phoenix Pizzas We Love

    published Jul 25, 2011

    ​They say New York and Chicago are the pizza towns, but here at Chow Bella, we beg to differ. It's just not fair to ask us to limit our list of favorite Phoenix pizzas to just five, so we'll be... More >>

  • Four Favorite Burgers in Metro Phoenix
    FEATURED STORY

    Four Favorite Burgers in Metro Phoenix

    published Jul 18, 2011

    ​There must be some sort of burger vortex in this town, since three of the four spots chosen by Chow Bella contributors as serving our favorite burgers in metro PHX are located within a few blocks o... More >>

  • Five Favorite Frozen Treats in Phoenix and Where to Get 'Em
    FEATURED STORY

    Five Favorite Frozen Treats in Phoenix and Where to Get 'Em

    published Jul 11, 2011

    Does your world taste like dirt? Yeah, we know how you feel. So we at Chow Bella are here with relief -- in the form of five of our favorite frozen treats. We know the list goes on and on -- leave us ... More >>

  • What Are You Doing Here?

    published Jul 04, 2011

    Hey, aren't you supposed to be off lighting something on fire? Go back outside, but before you do, check out our favorite fireworks. An oldie but a goodie. Have a safe and tasty Fourth of July, ... More >>

  • Our 10 Favorite Hot Dogs in Phoenix
    FEATURED STORY

    Our 10 Favorite Hot Dogs in Phoenix

    published Jun 27, 2011

    ​The snap of the casing, the juicy mystery meat, the seasonings -- thankfully, the mighty hot dog makes its home not just in ball parks and backyard barbecues, but at plenty of wiener stands ac... More >>

  • Cake Pops with Kathy Cano-Murillo
    FEATURED STORY

    Cake Pops with Kathy Cano-Murillo

    published Jun 23, 2011

    ​Chow Bella's launching a new feature this week -- peeking behind the scenes and getting our hands dirty in the kitchens of some of our favorite chefs, foodies and Phoenix tastemakers.  ... More >>

  • Five Favorite Breakfast Joints in Phoenix
    FEATURED STORY

    Five Favorite Breakfast Joints in Phoenix

    published Jun 21, 2011

    Mom always said breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and who are we to argue? Whether you're just waking up or never went to sleep, a big plate of something delicious is vital -- a... More >>

  • Father's Day in Phoenix: Last Minute Dining Suggestions

    published Jun 17, 2011

      ​Why, hello! We thought we'd find you here. No worries. You might not have time to whip up a steak cake like the one above (hard to imagine Dad's face when he sees that) bu... More >>

  • Mongolian Delight from Loving Hut

    published Jun 10, 2011

      ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd ... More >>

  • Spicy Grilled Broccoli from FnB
    FEATURED STORY

    Spicy Grilled Broccoli from FnB

    published Jun 01, 2011

      Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd li... More >>

  • Chicken Chow Mein from Desert Jade

    published May 31, 2011

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us... More >>

  • Slice of Pepperoni Pizza from Mamma Mia
    FEATURED STORY

    Slice of Pepperoni Pizza from Mamma Mia

    published May 26, 2011

      Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd lik... More >>

  • Baynchaiv Crepes from Sekong by Night
    FEATURED STORY

    Baynchaiv Crepes from Sekong by Night

    published May 24, 2011

    ​ ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd lik... More >>

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