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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 - 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"

  • 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"

  • 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"

  • 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"

  • 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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  • Five Destination Desserts in Phoenix
    FEATURED STORY

    Five Destination Desserts in Phoenix

    published Mar 21, 2011

    ​Not long ago, a friend posed a good question. He wanted to know where he could get dessert in central Phoenix. And not just a meal-ender. This needed to be dessert worth leaving the house for. ... More >>

  • Caramel Porn: Caramelpalooza 2011 in Photos

    published Mar 15, 2011

    ​Looking for more sugar? Check out our slideshow from Friday night's caramel tasting at Smeeks.... More >>

  • Happy Pi Day

    published Mar 14, 2011

    ​We're not super math-y over here at Chow Bella, but we do like to celebrate Pi Day. (Get it? It's 3/14. Even we got it.) Of course we really like Pi Day because it makes think about pie, so... More >>

  • Caramelpalooza 2011: The Results Are In
    FEATURED STORY

    Caramelpalooza 2011: The Results Are In

    published Mar 14, 2011

    ​The competition got sticky Friday night at the second annual Caramelpalooza, co-sponsored by Chow Bella and Smeeks. We're not sure of the exact head count -- beyond the fact that the line ... More >>

  • A Sense of Yuma
    FEATURED STORY

    A Sense of Yuma

    published Mar 11, 2011

    ​There is only one reason to drive all the way to Yuma - and we can't tell you much about it. It's a junk store at 315 Main Street that shares a cash register with the shop next door. The store has ... More >>

  • Tracy Dempsey: Caramelpalooza Candymakers

    published Mar 11, 2011

    ​We wind up our candymaker profiles today with Tracy Dempsey.After growing up in far-flung corners of the world, Demspey settled in Scottsdale, and migrated from a career in teaching to her fi... More >>

  • Brendan McCaskey: Caramelpalooza Candymakers

    published Mar 10, 2011

    ​Today's caramel-maker is Brendan McCaskey. As he puts it, Brendan is an avid downtowner, candy fanatic, and part-time Smeeks employee whose style is a little Ina Garten, a lot Amy Atl... More >>

  • Tim O'Connor: Caramelpalooza Candymakers

    published Mar 09, 2011

    Today we've got a sweet tooth for Tim O'Connor, co-owner of Honey Moon Sweets and our latest Caramelpalooza candymaker. Before the "Honey Moon," co-owners and bakers Tim & Joan O'Connor met w... More >>

  • Danielle Morris: Caramelpalooza Candymakers

    published Mar 08, 2011

    ​Today's candymaker: Danielle Morris of Cork and the soon-to-be BLD; she is co-owner and pastry chef for both.   I ended up in the kitchen because I don't have to wear makeup! My favo... More >>

  • Big Brains, the Foodie Edition -- Enter to Win $1000!

    published Mar 07, 2011

    ​Hey Smarty Pants. Yes, you. Have you made your nominations yet for our Big Brain Awards? You've only got another week to go online and tell us who should win $1000 in one of six categories: pe... More >>

  • Slade Grove: Caramelpalooza Candymakers

    published Mar 07, 2011

    The caramel sampling continues today with last year's Caramelpalooza winner in both the blind judging and peoples' choice award categories, Slade Grove. Grove is the Executive Pastry Chef for Wic... More >>

  • Virginia Senior: Caramelpalooza Candymakers

    published Mar 06, 2011

    Virginia Senior of Urban Beans is today's featured candymaker, in honor of Caramelpalooza -- which is just days away!Senior is an artist who quite often uses food as her medium. I ended up ... More >>

  • Brianne Day: Caramelpalooza Candymakers

    published Mar 05, 2011

    ​Our candy-coated conversation continues today with Brianne Day from The Herb Box. Day has been overseeing baked goods at The Herb Box for more than four years. I ended up in the kitchen becaus... More >>

  • Caramelpalooza Reader Judges Announced
    FEATURED STORY

    Caramelpalooza Reader Judges Announced

    published Mar 04, 2011

    ​ It's the moment you all (well, the 17 of you who entered, anyway) have been waiting for. The announcement of the 2011 Caramelpalooza reader judges. We asked our readers to leave a comment e... More >>

  • Veronica Arroyo: Caramelpalooza Candymakers

    published Mar 04, 2011

    ​Today's candymaker: Veronica Arroyo of Michael Mina's Bourbon Steak Scottsdale. Arroyo's passion for a pastry career began in her grandmother's kitchen and took her to New York's famed Le ... More >>

  • Meghan Olesen: Caramelpalooza Candymakers
    FEATURED STORY

    Meghan Olesen: Caramelpalooza Candymakers

    published Mar 03, 2011

      The caramel keeps on coming.... Today we serve up candymaker Meghan Olesen. We asked each chef for three one-line bios. Meghan sent three. We liked them all: 1. Meghan is a life-... More >>

  • Charlie Blonkenfeld: Caramelpalooza Candymakers

    published Mar 02, 2011

    ​The Caramelpalooza candymaker fest continues today with Charlie Blonkenfeld of Chaka Chaka, a cool hot dog stand of a restaurant south of the ballpark. Charlie Blonkenfeld opened Chaka Chaka... More >>

  • Eugenia Theodosopoulos: Caramelpalooza Candymakers

    published Mar 01, 2011

    ​In the days leading up to Caramelpalooza 2011, we're introducing you to the local chefs who will be sharing their candy March 11 at Smeeks in central Phoenix. Today we bring you the macaron ... More >>

  • Tammie Coe: Caramelpalooza Candymakers
    FEATURED STORY

    Tammie Coe: Caramelpalooza Candymakers

    published Feb 28, 2011

    ​Caramelpalooza Countdown!  The big, sweet event is less than two weeks away, and we are counting the days -- and the candymakers. First up is Tammie Coe. Coe's dream took her from her m... More >>

  • Caramelpalooza 2011: Wanna be a Judge?
    FEATURED STORY

    Caramelpalooza 2011: Wanna be a Judge?

    published Feb 24, 2011

    ​We've got some serious competition lined up for Caramelpalooza 2011 -- March 11, 7 pm at Smeeks in central Phoenix. Now we're looking for judges. Interested? Tell us why. Leave us a comm... More >>

  • Big Brain Awards 2011: Cash Prizes for Emerging Creatives
    FEATURED STORY

    Big Brain Awards 2011: Cash Prizes for Emerging Creatives

    published Feb 23, 2011

    ​ Think you're smart? We might think so, too. This city is bursting with brains. We learned that last year when we launched our Big Brain Awards, honoring emerging creatives in the Va... More >>

  • The Last Candy Shop

    published Feb 23, 2011

    This is a beautiful video about a candy shop on a street in Hanoi, part of etsy's Handmade Life series. Watch it -- just because. ... More >>

  • AVION Silver Tequila "Too Good," New Times Editorial Staff Reports

    published Feb 22, 2011

    ​Looking to celebrate National Margarita Day? You've come to the right place. Here's the thing. The New Times editorial staff can't agree on anything. Most of the time, we can't even agree on w... More >>

  • What Food Fixes Do Readers Want for Phoenix?

    published Feb 17, 2011

    ​Last week I ranted that Phoenix needs everything from a Farrell's to bad Chinese food to a grilled cheese shop to some truly original ideas.Some of you were peeved, as expected. But more often, rea... More >>

  • Borders to Close Biltmore Fashion Park, Scottsdale Fashion Square and Other Valley Locations, mediabistro Reports
    FEATURED STORY

    Borders to Close Biltmore Fashion Park, Scottsdale Fashion Square and Other Valley Locations, mediabistro Reports

    published Feb 16, 2011

    ​Four Borders book store locations in metro Phoenix will close as part of a 200 store dust-biting, mediabistro.com is reporting. And the company filed for bankruptcy today. This comes as no sur... More >>

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