In case you missed any news action this week, we've got you covered.Here's our recap of the most-read news stories of the week:
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, Councilman Michael Nowakowski and City Manager David Cavazos are jetting off to Mexico on a "trade mission" to strengthen economic ties with its southern neighbor. This is Stanton's third visit to Mexico since taking office.
For travelers, getting decent eats at the airport has come a long way since candy bars and cheeseburgers were choked down with some duty-free Jack Daniel's. See also: - Two Scottsdale Restaurants Make OpenTable's List of Top 100 Hot Spots - Chou's Kitchen in Chandler Makes Travel Leisure's List ... More >>
www.advertise.comWell...fake boom.While bringing a bomb to an airport is one of the stupider things a person can do. Bringing a fake bomb to an airport might be one of the stupidest -- but it certainly raises the question: why would someone do it?Three African refugees were arrested after one of ... More >>
Peep immigration laws in a different light
Look ahead with Shemer Art Center
Look ahead with Shemer Art Center
www.buzzpunching.com Pete Rose and girlfriend Kiana Kim We're not sure what would terrify a father more: Finding out his 29-year-old daughter's dating 68-year-old scorned Major League Baseball legend Pete Rose or learning that the geriatric ex-slugger's persuaded her to appear i ... More >>
Luke HolwerdaGreen Day's Billie Joe Armstrong on stage at U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix. See more shots of last year's Green Day concert in our slide show.Green Day announced a summer tour this morning, including a show that will bring the band to Phoenix for a second straight August.Last year the ... More >>
You've been holing up and watching too many Phoenix Suns games on TV, folks. Meanwhile, Stoudemire's Downtown has been hurting for business (as well as dealing with a rent dispute with its landlord, according to ABC 15). The restaurant just filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The eatery is ... More >>
It's hard to believe Greg LaPrad, executive chef and owner of Phoenix's farm-to-table sensation, Quiessence Restaurant & Wine Bar, almost didn't make it as a chef. Nicki Escudero Greg LaPrad at QuiessenceThe 28-year-old, originally from Connecticut, got his start cooking wee ... More >>
www.bossipfiles.comOne month to the day after telling Oprah he was done using violence to resolve his "issues," Iron Mike Tyson seems to be at it again.
Image: Wikimedia CommonsScorpions: 2 Sky Harbor travelers: 0 Last week, a local guy got stung on a plane from Phoenix to Indianapolis. Yesterday, a New Jersey man was stung in the neck as he waited in line at Terminal 2's security checkpoint. Just a coincidence, says Alisa Smith, ... More >>
www.nba.comUtah's Mehmet Okur Hey, Suns fans. Steve Nash and company have you exactly where they want you after its epic 118-115 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night. Only three games behind the Dallas Mavericks, all hopeful and stuff, and ready to Sharpie-in that eighth and final playo ... More >>
When a new runway opened at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in 2000, it received the blessing of the Federal Aviation Adminstration. But a newly released report from another federal agency, the Office of the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Transportation, cites that same r ... More >>
With one hand ready to catch a predicted windfall of federal cash and the other wielding a budgetary chain saw, Governor Jan Brewer prepares to stamp her approval on a new budget that wipes out the state's $1.6 billion deficit. The search is basically over for a Chandler Planning and Zoning Com ... More >>
Most conspiracy theories are so ridiculous, it's hard to choose which are the least plausible or which faces the higher mountain of opposing evidence. Some seem within the realm of the possible, such as the ones that surround the assassination of JFK, the Pearl Harbor attack or the murder of Pr ... More >>
We couldn't help but raise an eyebrow when we saw the Economist's headline "City of the Future" and realized it referred to Mesa, the rather bland, ultra-suburban neighbor of Phoenix. But the international weekly seems to really dig Mesa's at ... More >>
However well they might do this year, your Sunnies are a team on the decline; Nash and Shaq are AARP members by NBA standards. Portland's either the league's team of tomorrow, or its biggest bust. And which way the Blazers go depends on the bum foot of presumed superstar Greg Oden (pictured), the bi ... More >>
Think twice before applying for Canadian citizenship
Who won Phoenixs inaugural b-ball title? Hint: It wasnt the Suns.
Devils get the NIT. Wildcats get the Dance. Insanity reigns.
Learn how to do 26.2 without croaking
Mayor of the nation's fifth-largest city, major league doofus, or both? Let's go to the videotape. Anyone out there who doesn't think PHX Mayor Phil "Goober" Gordon is icompetent should take a look at this video from a 7/21 interview ABC 15's Lisa Fletcher did with Goober, following the airing of ... More >>
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He don't want to fade away
The Big Bang
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Terminal Four at Sky Harbor International Airport
My assignment tracking Governor Hull across the pond was a real riot