Dewey Webb

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  • 14 years ago | News

    Last spring, Patrick Lange removed an ornate Persian urn from a shelf in his 1920s-era hacienda and carefully poured the contents of the small container on a table. He stared at the powdery mountain before him. Then, using a spoon and knife he wen...

  • 14 years ago | News

    Here's mud in your eye.Last week, Bob Pavlovic, owner of the imperiled Chez Nous, informed his staff the landmark cocktail lounge will permanently cut off customers at 1 in the morning on Sunday, September 23. The announcement followed one of the ...

  • 14 years ago | News

    In a parody of Sally Field's infamous Oscar acceptance speech, readers of a new book are exclaiming, "I dislike it! I really dislike it!"That's the response from a small band of movie buffs who've taken to the Internet to denounce Oscar Fever, a f...

  • 14 years ago | News

    For nearly 20 years, society tattletale Danny Medina, publisher of Arizona Trends, has tickled the Valley's upper crust with his newspaper columns detailing marriages on the rocks, failing fortunes, cosmetic surgeries gone awry and other low life ...

  • 14 years ago | News

    Marion Blake is stuck between a rock garden and a hard place.An art history major at New York University, Blake was visiting Phoenix when someone took her to see the Grover Cleveland Thompson rock garden in 1979. "I couldn't believe such a place e...

  • 14 years ago | Longform

    A slab of tiling from a long-gone Valley supermarket. A 1958 Edsel station wagon with a bum transmission and four flat tires. A forest of fake Christmas trees, inhabited by a plastic deer. If the Smithsonian is the Nation's Attic, the grounds surr...