Scottsdale young people The Summer Set have built up a big, devoted fanbase for their particular brand of electronic pop-rock, but it was still a bit of a surprise to see where that had gotten them Thursday morning--on NBC at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, performing for a New York crowd that d ... More >>
The Guilty Pleasure: Ice Cream Soda Where To Get It: MacAlpine's Soda Fountain, 7th Street and Oak How Much It Costs: $3.75 What It Really Costs: Possibly hundreds or thousands more. Depends on how much you like vintage furniture. I am a shameless fan of all things retro. My closet is crammed with ... 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 not a full-blown review, but instead a peek inside restaurants that have just opened, sampling a few item ... More >>
I'm headed to a neighbor's for dinner, and I want to bring something besides a bottle of wine. I want to bring dessert. I have apples, and I tell myself that I should be able to make a pie. So what if it's only 3 apples, and I don't have any flour? I don't want to drive to the store for ingred ... More >>
The tender: Rich Heider IIThe bar: The Casablanca Lounge (7134 E. Stetson Dr., 480-970-7888) The pedigree: Heider was once a corporate bar trainer for Dave & Buster's, opening locations in Maple Grove, Minn., Times Square and Tempe. He helped open J&G Steakhouse, then became GM at a ... More >>
Here at New Times, we're not exactly the tea-and-scones crowd. You're more likely to spot a tattoo or a death metal t-shirt than a frilly floral dress on one of our contributors -- and ninety percent of us have no clue which fork to use when or that Miss Manners strictly forbids twirl ... More >>
Coco Mitchell's "Off the Runway: Behind the Scenes at Chado Ralph Rucci" talk: Tuesday, July 15, at Phoenix Art Museum By Clay McNear Coco Mitchell is 48. She's a model. This doesn't compute. Mitchell freely gives her age on her Web site (Coco Mitchell). She's twice as old as your standard-issu ... More >>
Analog versus digital? Well take analog every time.
A brief history of bling
Hooked pokes fun at addiction
Chinese director Zhang Yimou carves a masterpiece
Mangia at Marcellino Ristorante
The Bukowski Stops Here
Psychobillies may be old school, but they ain't all old. Kreme checks out the Desperados at Fat Cats.
A dressing down of the geriatric crowd at the Phoenix Art Museum
Adonis is M.I.A.
Jonathan Demme remakes Charade, but it's hardly an imitation
Inscrutability suits Tucson art popsters Wise Folk Malcontent just fine
Three decades after the fact, L.A.'s Streetwalkin' Cheetahs make good on that old Detroit Rock City promise
For the Valley's premier power-pop band, retro is all a state of mind