The funniest and most incisive show on television is ending this week -- so let's look back at how it began. On October 17, 2005, a power-suited Stephen Colbert furrowed his eyebrows and showed... More >>
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is shutting down his Criminal Employment Unit, which notoriously raided businesses around the county to arrest undocumented immigrant employees.
Immigrant-righ... More >>
The Guilty Pleasure: Viniq Shimmery Liqueur.
Where to Get It: Well-stocked liquor stores and Fry's.
What it Really Costs: The bottle is 15 inches! Where the hell am I going to put t... More >>
Glitz. Glamour. And obscene, seven-figure weekly paychecks.
Such is the life of the rich and famous pop tarts, rock stars, rappers, and superstar DJs who enrich our lives with their inspiring... More >>
"I never thought that anything associated with hardcore would have a 'lasting impression.' The music and the people were pariahs, [who] were at best tolerated in my experience. My own sisters ... More >>
After two years in a Chandler strip mall near the intersection of Warner and Alma School roads, Tumi Fine Peruvian Cuisine is relocating to different digs. During the short transition, the resta... More >>
Chow Bella took a bite out of the holidays earlier this month with our annual "Eating Christmas" event at Crescent Ballroom. No worries if you missed it -- catch the essays here through the holid... More >>
Take note if you're keen on assuring the metro Phoenix art scene survives and thrives: Kids aren't getting equal or adequate access to arts education.
So says the analysis and recent report pr... More >>
The first-ever Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest out at University of Phoenix Stadium this past weekend wasn't what you'd call packed. Sure, it was definitely well-attended, very busy with patrons at cer... More >>
An allegedly suicidal 18-year-old Army soldier was shot and killed by a police officer Tuesday afternoon.
Police say William R. Osterlind had developed a relationship with a 14-year-old girl, an... More >>
Remember that TV show American Idol, where people dissolve musical talent into a cutthroat Twitter tournament? Jordin Sparks (and Pepperidge Farms) remembers. The 24-year old Glendale singer too... More >>
Righteous rage fills the air as a young African-American demonstrator yells through his bullhorn.
"We are fed up!" cries Jarvis Johnson, his face filled with emotion. "We are done! We want jus... More >>
Generally, when a band releases a box set, it means one of two things. Either they've broken up years ago and are looking for a cash grab, or they are about to go on an extended break. In the c... More >>
Republican Martha McSally has officially upset Democratic Congressman Ron Barber.
The results of the recount were released this morning, and McSally won the district by 167 votes. The recount ac... More >>
Governor Jan Brewer's executive order that prevents certain immigrants from getting driver's licenses will be blocked by a court order.
A federal appellate court decision earlier this year calle... More >>
In September, Phoenix New Times celebrated the cream of the crop with our 36th annual Best of Phoenix edition. Here are our top picks for cocktails, beer and even a sangria in metro Phoenix.
Be... More >>
Next year the Devoured Culinary Classic will return to the Phoenix Art Museum for two days of dining, drinking, and loving all things local. The annual culinary celebration has become one of the... More >>
These days, punk and even so-called alternative music seems to be cut-and-dried. But it doesn't have to be that way -- just ask JJCnV, the Mesa trio who has been releasing some of the stranges... More >>
Yes, Virginia, there are going to be things to do after dark on Christmas Eve that don't include wrapping last-minute gifts, attending midnight mass, or staying up late to see if there really is... More >>
Much of America's tattooing tradition comes from the military, with Navy sailors being a strong part of tattooing history. It so happens that Josh Gargalione's interest in tattoos was sparked ... More >>
The Phoenix police union says Rumain Brisbon, the unarmed Phoenix resident who was fatally shot by a Phoenix police officer earlier this month, had the choice to live.
The Phoenix Law Enforcement... More >>
Not sure where your life is headed? Unsure which decisions are the right ones to make? Wondering if things could possibly get any more chaotic than they are now? Welcome to the roller coaster rid... More >>
It's easy to find new and interesting music these days. All we have to do is pull up an app on our smartphone, and in seconds we can find a song that will hopefully move, motivate, or make us ... More >>