The latest dining spot to come from Valley chef and restaurateur Tomaso Maggiore is now open at 6560 N. Scottsdale Road, in the same newly-built dining and retail complex as SumoMaya and Scramble. The restaurant and Italian marketplace is called Vivo! Ristorante and serves a menu of Italian cuisine ... More >>
What is Bon Jovi up to these days? The New Jersey-based band is about to partake in the 12-12-12 fundraiser benefit show to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy alongside Kanye West, Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band, Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, Eddie Vedder, and Dave Grohl. Jon himself worked ... More >>
If you've been waiting for a good excuse to make a giant batch of your favorite cookies or looking for a way to share all that extra swiss chard in the garden, we have a good one. On April 30th at 7 pm at The Icehouse, the NYC based non-profit Slideluck Potshow is coming to Phoenix to bring ... More >>
An early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives. The New York Times gives a nod to local restaurant Amuse Bouche. Located in a stripmall in Surprise, they are noted for their simplistic approach to keeping afloat in a troubled economy. Read the full story here. ... More >>
Getting back to the Earth on Roosevelt Row
InterContinental Montelucia Resort & Spa isn't set to open until August, but there's already a reason to look forward to it -- they've hired Francesco Roccato as executive chef. The Torino, Italy, native is a Slow Food member who's done stints in kitchens around the world, from Spain to Bermuda to ... More >>
Check the Penzoil in that 'do. Give it up, Joe. Gray's nothing to be ashamed of. I'm a glutton for punishment. That's the only excuse I have for rolling down to 32nd and Thomas this Friday afternoon to check Sheriff Joe's press conference announcing his "crime suppression operation," supposedly foc ... More >>
Deputy dawgs in Paradise: from left, Sheriff Joe's "Cheney" David Hendershott; Bay Islands Police Commissario Julio Benitez; retired MCSO Deputy Roger Marshall; and Captain Jim Miller. With the MCSO so deep in the red that it cannot perform crucial functions, what are MCSO officers doing in Hondu ... More >>
Diane Lane indulges in Italian pleasures, while ignoring those of the source material
Clint Bolick is trying to change the world, one lawsuit at at time.
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