Black Mesa

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    11 Favorite Salads in Metro Phoenix

    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 >>

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    May 6, 2013

    Aaron Chamberlin's Phoenix Public Market Cafe Opens Wednesday

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Nikki's Got Four More Picks for Arizona Restaurant Week -- It's Not Too Late!

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Foodies Like Us Serves Up a Whole-Roasted Pig at Sassi

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    Now Open: CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar at Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

    ​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 >>

  • News

    October 1, 2009
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    May 28, 2009

    Thursdays: Bar Bites at NOCA

    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 >>

  • News

    August 31, 2006

    Vaya Con Dios

    A rugged hike across the Grand Canyon leads to a life decision to leave New Times and see what the future holds

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    December 1, 2005

    Wisdom of the Ancestors

    A Hopi leader fought a lonely battle to stop a mining company from stealing water that helped build Phoenix. He succeeded. Finally

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    April 7, 2005


    Letters from the week of April 7, 2005

  • News

    March 31, 2005

    Sacred Hypocrisy

    Navajos say making Snowbowl snow from reclaimed water is "genocide." Please!

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    October 3, 2002

    Getting the Shaft

    A water dispute puts both the economy and the environment at risk

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    August 9, 2001

    Righteous Run

    Native Americans protest water loss from mining company

  • Music

    May 25, 2000

    Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out, Hoss

    An archival concert collection finds Waylon Jennings very much at home in the Valley

  • News

    March 11, 1999
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    January 7, 1999
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    May 15, 1997
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    May 1, 1997

    A People Betrayed

    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

  • News

    April 24, 1997

    Dark Days on Black Mesa

    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.

  • News

    January 6, 1994