I just found out I'm Jewish. Thanks to a DNA testing kit that my husband bought each of us for Christmas, I have some new bragging rights. Somewhere in the last 300 years I have some ancestors who were Ashkanazi Jews, probably making knishes and briskets and peddling them across the Italian countr ... More >>
If you're like us, you've noticed a new cordial donning bartops all over town in the past month. You've also had several friends say something to the effect of, "Oh my god. Have you tried Rumchata yet?" Chances are if you answer "no," they'll swiftly hand you a glass of it on the rocks, with a light ... More >>
After police departments ran DUI-enforcement campaigns across the Valley for Independence Day, there are still going to be quite a few areas the cops will be looking for drunk drivers this weekend.In fact, there appears to be more police departments working DUI patrols this weekend than there were l ... More >>
She's a multi-million-album-selling crop (country-pop) artist, a perfumer and a maneater. Head on over to your local Albertsons, and take a gander at the greeting cards section, and you'll discover Taylor Swift is also super-adept at slapping pictures of cute puppies onto cardstock and writing gems ... More >>
Carol Blonder Cruising by the intersection of 19th Avenue and Northern? Slow down and look around -- this is Phoenix's equivalent to Disney's "It's a Small World". On the southwest side of the intersection, the Ritz Vietnamese nightclub and restaurant (fragrant Pho and curry) and The ... More >>
www.cookingwithmykid.com Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?The Big Red PourGet you livers ready guys and girls, it's time for Albertsons' and Draft Magazine's Big Red Pour! Take a break from holiday shopping and fill your belly with delicious b ... More >>
www.hilariousheadlines.comAn alleged serial bank robber, responsible for at least three heists across the Valley, was busted in Peoria last week thanks to the keen eye of a police officer, the Peoria Police Department announced this morning. Peoria police spokesman Mike Tellef tells Ne ... More >>
Peoria police are working the scene of a barricade and possible hostage situation this morning. Officers responded to a call about a burglary in progress at 71st Avenue and Corrine Drive at about 4:30 this morning. When they arrived, they found a man on the first floor, who informed them that bet ... More >>
An early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives. The 7th annual Forks & Corks event is happening tomorrow, April 8th. More then 20 restaurants and resorts, such as District American Kitchen, Fleming's, Blanco, and the Royal Palms, will be dishing up a few of th ... More >>
Police are warning residents of Phoenix and Scottsdale about a carjacking suspect who is still on the loose. The carjacker struck twice last night -- at 10 p.m. in an Albertson's parking lot in Scottsdale, he demanded a woman's car and was fought off before jumping into a green 1998 Chevy Trailbl ... More >>
Ooh, I can almost feel the grease on my fingers at the thought of another Lo-Lo's Chicken & Waffles. You heard me. Another Lo-Lo's. In Scottsdale, if you'll believe it. The expanded second location of Larry "Lo-Lo" White's popular Phoenix soul food joint -- frequented by sports celebs and namele ... More >>
I've been pretty good about not gloating so much about Arizona winters, but now I just can't help myself. It's February, it's going to be in the 70s this week, and some ice cream sounds pretty good right now. Anywhere else this time of year, free ice cream might sound a little crazy, but I think the ... More >>
Misery loves company -- and free Texas Hold'em
Our 300-pound Flavor Flav and bi Brigitte Nielsen swing (well, sorta) at Club Chameleon
Into medieval torture? Try the food at the Renaissance Festival.
Letters from the week of November 20, 2003
The North Side Kings mix mob stereotypes with hard-core rock. Got a problem?
In a marriage made in boardroom heaven, the Valley's newspapers and television stations have begun merging their newsrooms
From the week of April 12, 2001
Major gas companies are driving away independent station operators, all in the name of greed
8035 North 19th Avenue
(and other Valley locations)
A new millennium in Phoenix, where the motorist in the next lane is your auld acquaintance
It was a diabolical scheme. Problem is, most of it was hatched by the Sheriff's Office.
November 12 - 18, 1998
July 2 - 8, 1998
Spanging, squatting and looking for Hot Dog Jesus with Tempe's street kids
That's how much taxpayers shelled out for a historic house that will anchor a "serenity park." That's a lot of money, considering the sellers had offered to move the house--at their cost--to another park.