Summer is just weeks away, which means it's panic time for those of us who packed on the lbs. over the winter. Yes, of course, we should've seen this coming, and what the hell happened to that exercise regimen we felt so enthusiastic about back in January? Now there's no place to run and certainly n ... More >>
It's been almost exactly a year since Phoenix Public Market Urban Grocery closed its doors, leaving downtown devotees feeling bereft without a locally focused brick-and-mortar market and a convenient, affordable go-to for a nosh and a glass of wine. See also: -- Downtown Phoenix Public Market Urba ... More >>
Arizona Restaurant Week kicked off last Saturday and ends this coming Sunday, September 23 -- which means there's still time to find a great bargain if your favorite restaurant isn't already booked. "You snooze, you lose" definitely applies here. See also: Nikki's Top Four Picks for Arizona Restau ... More >>
Jonathan McNamaraOne of two whole-roasted pigs served at Sassi last night. Some things are undeniably good. Our piggy friend in the picture above? He's one of them. The smell coming off this guy seeped straight through the walls and out into the air surrounding restaurant Sassi as we approach ... More >>
Upscale American cuisine with a Southwestern spin is the house specialty at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar, which opens today at Tucson's new Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain. Chef Joel Harrington, formerly of Fearing's Restaurant in Dallas, incorporates plenty of regional ingredients in his dishes, ... More >>
Seems like NOCA has something different going on every night it's open -- soft shell crab suppers on Tuesdays, lobster rolls on Wednesdays, Simple Suppers on Sundays -- and now there's one more thing to add to your dining schedule: Bar Bites on Thursdays. It's an affordable menu ... More >>
A rugged hike across the Grand Canyon leads to a life decision to leave New Times and see what the future holds
A Hopi leader fought a lonely battle to stop a mining company from stealing water that helped build Phoenix. He succeeded. Finally
Letters from the week of April 7, 2005
Navajos say making Snowbowl snow from reclaimed water is "genocide." Please!
A water dispute puts both the economy and the environment at risk
Native Americans protest water loss from mining company
An archival concert collection finds Waylon Jennings very much at home in the Valley
Recently discovered documents indicate that the lawyer who represented the Hopi Tribe in crucial negotiations with Peabody Western Coal Company was working for the mining company at the same time
The Hopi want one of the largest coal mines in North America to stop using their groundwater. If springs and wells continue to dry up, they say, their ancient culture may disappear, too.
LEROY JACKSON TRANSFORMED HIMSELF FROM A PHOENIX STREET WINO INTO A CHARISMATIC NAVAJO ENVIRONMENTALIST. HIS FRIENDS THINK HE WAS MURDERED FOR HIS EFFORTS.