Rex Everett Chapman, a former star Phoenix Suns player, was arrested today by Scottsdale police in connection with an Apple Store shoplifting scheme.
Chapman was transported to the Maricopa Cou... More >>
Proponents of a 2016 citizens' initiative in Arizona that aims to legalize marijuana for adults 21 and older filed paperwork with the state on Thursday, the first step in their campaign.
The Mar... More >>
The opening reception for The Hive gallery's "All Coronado Art Show 2014" doesn't start until 7 p.m. tonight.
But already a piece is missing.
After opening up shop around 8 a.m. this morning... More >>
Michael 23 is kind of what you'd call a survivor. Over the past several years, the enigmatic artist provocateur and co-founder of The Firehouse has endured personal tragedies, professional setba... More >>
A marijuana deal gone bad at a Tempe gas station eventually led to a three-hour lock-down of a terminal and 25 flight cancellations at Sky Harbor airport yesterday.
A group of three people show... More >>
Here's some big news for fans of Short Leash Hot Dog's sweet sister concept, Rollover Doughnuts: The food truck has a permanent home before its wheels have even hit the streets.
That's right, ... More >>
Phoenix is brimming with creativity. And every other year, we put the spotlight on 100 of the city's creative forces. Leading up to the release of this year's Best of Phoenix issue, we're profi... More >>
Back in December, music streaming service Spotify offered students a discount on its premium service, offering college kids a rate ($5/month) half of what us older rubes pay.
The company has... More >>
When Matt Storrs was asked in middle school about what he wanted to be when he grew up, the teacher probably didn't expect him to answer "comedian."
Growing up, Storrs watched stand-up special... More >>
People of the Valley of the Sun, fear not. Yes, you have suffered. Through July, with average high temps of 107 degrees, you have persevered. Through August, much of the same. Then in Septemb... More >>
We're not sure where comedian Brian Posehn finds the time to hit the road but we're pretty grateful to get a live taste of the jack of all trades. The masterfully funny dude visits... More >>
Fall is upon us. Have you figured out your Halloween costume yet? More important, are you thinking about pie? Chow Bella and Roosevelt Row are hosting the fifth annual Pie Social on Saturday, N... More >>
At the end of the week, we bring you a roundup of visitors to the desert's own Fourth Avenue Jail. To be considered for our Maricopa County mugshots of the week, get arrested, strike a pose, and w... More >>
Nowadays, the revival of bluesy psychedelic rock and soul from the 1960s and '70s has found a strong following -- maybe it's the fuzzy twang of the guitar, the vocals that just drip with angst... More >>
Please see the updates at the end of this post, which include comments from John Guandolo, the Phoenix Police Department, and the MCSO.
The backlash is building against Maricopa County Attorney... More >>
The owners of 23 dogs found dead on June 19 at a home-boarding business in Gilbert are suing the four suspects in the related criminal case, including the son of Senator Jeff Flake.
Twenty-one ... More >>
Sherman Unkefer, the Scottsdale gold-and-juice scamster targeted in a $54 million RICO suit, supposedly sold $5.4 million in gold and silver in 2013 to stop it from going to his victims.
Marc Ol... More >>
The First Amendment Coalition of Arizona filed an amended complaint on Thursday to join a lawsuit by Federal Public Defenders seeking information about execution drugs.
The public defenders filed... More >>
As we're sure you're well aware by now, it's been a momentous year for live music and nightlife in Tempe, to say the least. While a lot of beloved bars or venues have exited the scene, there ar... More >>
Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes.... More >>
A sense of time and place inhabits Houndmouth. Rippled with various shades of Americana, as much is evident in the song titles--"Houston Train," "Come On, Illinois," "On The Road," "Halfway to... More >>
When we heard there was going to be a "7 Chef Steakout" at Tempe's Top of the Rock, we immediately began counting down to the moment when the beef-filled extravaganza would begin. Seven dishes... More >>
Recently, my enemies have been accusing me of having a problem with hats. Maybe it's because I am (predictably) a bald, pale music critic, and wearing a hat makes me look like a Nosferatu vamp... More >>
After closing in April, Sol Diablo Cantina in Tempe has reopened for business -- this time under a new owner: Luis Millan, a local entrepreneur and restaurateur. Millan brings substantial experien... More >>
They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but in the world of music no one appreciates a copycat, especially those working for months and years to bring something new and ori... More >>
Courting Disaster is Jackalope Ranch's weekly column of dating horror stories, observations, how-tos, and more by Katie Johnson. Names of ex-boyfriends, past hookups, and bad blind dates have bee... More >>
Filmmakers: If you're looking to compete in a film challenge but you don't want to be limited to just 48 hours, IFP/Phoenix has just the event for you. See, unlike many local film challenges tha... More >>