A fledgling online radio station that launched in early August with a focus on local music is losing support quickly after its general manager and registrar of the station's website, allegedl... More >>
Walmart workers around Phoenix are organizing a protest outside of a Phoenix Walmart store on Black Friday.
The protest at the Walmart store near 36th Street and Thomas Road is one of 1,600 Black... More >>
By Gustavo Arellano
The question continues to get asked: Why do Mexicans like Morrissey so much? The short answer is the music: as I wrote in 2002, "For all the machismo and virulent existent... More >>
If you've ever stopped in for one at Matteo Schiavone's authentic Neapolitan pizzas at Pomo, you likely remember how your meal ended. Every customer (of legal drinking age, of course) is treated... More >>
Is it a breakfast food or a dinner entree? Some questions about chicken fried steak will really never be answered, but there's one thing a lot of people agree on: It's delicious. From the text... More >>
Being the torchbearer of the modern American doom metal movement can be a tough job, especially when you list Kansas as one of your favorite bands. But it makes sense, according to Pallbearer ... More >>
Not sure what to get the sneakerhead in your life? You want to get them something sneaker-related, but don't want to shell out $200 for those shoes they've been looking at. Or, worse yet, you'... More >>
Jerry Joseph, songwriter/guitarist/bandleader with the Jackmormons, is an artist who's consistently fallen just shy of major success.
His various bands -- Little Women and Stockholm Syndrome... More >>
I was elated when I found out that actor Cary Elwes had written a book about The Princess Bride. "Great," I thought, "Now he's not just my first love, not just the star of my favorite movie of ... More >>
So you're going to your significant other's family Thanksgiving gathering. It either will be a great way to get to know your partner better, or it could be an absolute nightmare.
While some o... More >>
This week, Democratic Congressman Ron Barber's campaign filed a federal lawsuit over 133 votes that were cast, not counted, in the race for his congressional seat.
The margin between Barber and ... More >>
An estimated crowd of more than 7,000 people came to the Global Dance Festival at Tempe Beach Park this past weekend, most of whom were dressed both warmly and colorfully for the outdoor electron... More >>
President Barack Obama's pre-Thanksgiving executive action granting a temporary reprieve from deportation for up to 5¬†million undocumented individuals was a brilliant example of asymmetric war... More >>
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced yesterday that Sharon Helman, the director of the Phoenix VA Healthcare System, finally was fired for the wait-time manipulation scandal that may hav... More >>
I will not chicken out. Okay, I might.
Before me on a plastic table is a chicken -- throat slashed, naked of feathers, still warm. The eyes are closed and since the neck has been cut to drain th... More >>
A word to the wise: better warn your kith and kin that you might be a little "out of sorts" or "under the weather" at whatever family gathering on Thanksgiving Day...or possibly the entirety of ... More >>
Democratic Arizona lawmaker and former Navajo Nation President Albert Hale was arrested on Sunday night on suspicion of DUI.
The state Department of Public Safety, which made the arrest, decline... More >>
The Main Ingredient is a neighborhood hang out in all the best ways. It's not frilly and it's definitely not upscale, but it is a nice, casual spot in a cozy old house. The big patio is perfect ... More >>
As parts of Ferguson, Missouri, burned and hundreds gathered in New York City's Times Square, related demonstrations in the Phoenix area mostly fizzled.
Following Monday's announcement that no ... More >>
Between grocery shopping for Thanksgiving and hitting the stores on Black Friday, it might be wise to put some affordable activities on this week's agenda. From complimentary movie screenings to... More >>
In late October, we introduced The 10 Most Influential Punk Records of Arizona. Over the next few weeks, we will reveal how we've ranked each record, and we will take an in-depth look at the peo... More >>
A campaign to recall Diane Douglas, voters' choice for the new Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction, has filed organizing paperwork with the state.
Douglas won't be sworn in to her new ... More >>
We haven't crunched the numbers or anything, but we're pretty sure that photography is one of the most expensive jobs or hobbies to sustain. Just think about it. An aspiring photographer is goin... More >>
The walls are black, the carpeting is black, and even the beanbags offered as seating are black. This dark environment pulls you in as you pass by. It's hard to ignore the images o... More >>
I have personal issues with Black Friday.
I just don't get it. Why would you leave your house after a perfectly good day of football and feasting to embark on a wild goose chase for yet anot... More >>
Elmo Kirkwood recently got a haircut.
It's a standard barber cut, short on the sides but with a dramatic swoop of curly brown hair combed over that serves as a constant reminder of his familia... More >>