Any veteran of Ultra Music Festival who attended this year's three-day event was pleasantly surprised by the increased organization and overall maturity of the audience. Certain seemingly simp... More >>
San Francisco has Ferry Building Marketplace. New York's got Chelsea Market. Until now, Phoenix hasn't had a central dining hub and grocery to call its own.
Shawn Connelly intends to change th... More >>
Governor Doug Ducey vetoed a bill that opponents say would have significantly weakened the state's animal-cruelty laws.
After much outcry from many animal-rights groups and their supporters, Duc... More >>
Late Monday afternoon, Governor Doug Ducey vetoed state Senate Bill 1445, which would have prevented Arizona police departments from revealing the names of officers involved in violent incidents... More >>
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery advocated a reason based on religion for keeping cannabis illegal and called a veteran an "enemy" at a recent debate.
You can watch the entire 90-minute... More >>
There have been a lot of changes at Ultra Music Festival.
The audience is over 18 now. And many of rave culture's familiar accoutrements -- finger gloves, glow sticks, rage totems, etc. -- h... More >>
U.S. Senator John McCain says in a new fundraising pitch that he hasn't decided whether to run for a sixth term in the upper chamber of Congress.
But he has decided that he wants whatever you g... More >>
A Phoenix man went into his neighbor's yard and shot at his dog at least five times, killing the animal, police say.
According to court documents obtained by New Times, 27-year-old Rickey Sierra... More >>
Scoff all you want at country radio today, but Dustin Lynch knows damn well what listeners want, and he gives it to them three and a half minutes at a time. Unlike some country artists who co... More >>
At the end of day one of McDowell Mountain Music Festival 2015, I questioned the promoters' abilities to pull off a third-straight spectacular festival in the heart of downtown Phoenix. By the... More >>
Tonight the Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame will honor 2015's best chef, restaurateur, and beverage master at a ceremony at Livewire in Scottsdale. All of last year's Hall of Fa... More >>
The trial for Jessica Burlew, a 17-year-old autistic and schizophrenic teen charged with second-degree murder, was slated to begin this week but has been pushed back to July 8.
Burlew's case ... More >>
They say that the right number of bicycles (and coffee shops) (and cats) is always however many you currently have plus one more.
Thankfully, Downtown Phoenix has found a great new source for ... More >>
While there are some bands that break up way before their time has come, several others outstay their welcome in the industry by years, if not decades.
Breaking up can actually help bands reg... More >>
This year marks the first time that the Arizona Student Film Festival was featured as part of the Phoenix Film Festival, putting up-and-coming filmmakers right next to the professional entrants.... More >>
Say you're in a relationship, and things are going well. Your boyfriend is staying night after night until, before you know it, he's pretty much moved in. Life is bliss, except for one thing: Y... More >>
The Guilty Pleasure: The Biscuit Taco
Where to Get It: Taco Bell, like you even had to ask
Price: $3.29 plus tax
What it Really Costs: The emotional distress of sitting in a Taco Bell drive-t... More >>
Phoenix Film Festival
Butter the popcorn and pass the Milk Duds. The Phoenix Film Festival is back for its 15th year. In addition to the industry parties, geeky gatherings, and cinema seminar... More >>
McDowell Mountain Music Festival 2015 hit its stride on day two with a stellar lineup that combined a big group of acts that don't really go together at all to make for an eclectic and fun fes... More >>
April showers? Not so much in the Valley of the Sun. While the rest of the country experiences the fresh air of spring, we are hit with our first wave of hundred-degree temperatures. But that'... More >>
Amanda Stanford, Pinal County Superior Court clerk, denies the allegation of an extramarital affair with a court bailiff made by him and his wife.
Phoenix New Times hasn't yet heard back directly... More >>
McDowell Mountain Music Festival has consistently been my favorite musical event of the year since I first went in 2013. Of all the metro Phoenix-based festivals, it feels the most like a legi... More >>
A new marijuana-legalization initiative campaign was filed with the state today, but its organizers aren't ready to say much about it.
The chairman of the campaign, Dr. Gina Berman, is the same c... More >>
Maarten Hoogstraten has been through tumultuous times the last couple of years. In late 2013, Paul Bäumer, his fellow member of electro-house duo Bingo Players, passed away after a short battle ... More >>
The aroma of spices hits you as you walk in the door of the Middle Eastern Bakery and Deli in central Phoenix -- as well as the scent of freshly made desserts. This small counter-service restaur... More >>
For Eazy-E, the concept of gangsta rap was fully formed in his mind.
By 1986, the genre, which nobody then called "gangsta rap" ("reality rap," please) had begun to sprout in L.A. by way of ... More >>
When a new spot opens in town, we can't wait to check it out -- and let you know our initial impressions, share a few photos, and dish about some menu items. First Taste, as the name implies, is... More >>
Scottsdale's about to get a whole lot funnier, as the newest location of the Laugh Factory opens in Scottsdale presented by the self-proclaimed "George Lopez of [his] day," Paul Rodriguez.
The... More >>
South of Gold Mountain
When H.T. Chen & Dancers take to the stage at Tempe Center for the Arts on March 27 and 28 to perform South of Gold Mountain, they'll bring with them a multitude of stor... More >>