Every week, there's a cornucopia of Phoenix food news, features, and reviews to report here at Chow Bella. If you're like most people, you probably just don't have the time to get to all of it. It's kind of like those burgers at Old Town Whiskey; it just won't all fit in your mouth ... or in this ca ... More >>
See also: Johnny Chu Opens SoChu House with a Hip Ambiance and Plenty of Cocktails Johnny Chu SoChu House Neo Asian Martini Bar 2801 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix 602-340-9777 This is part one of my interview with Johnny Chu, chef-owner of the just-opened SoChu House Neo Asian Martini Bar. Come b ... More >>
Local workers unions and Safeway and Fry's grocery stores have reached a tentative settlement on a collective bargaining agreement, averting a worker's strike. Union spokeswoman Ellen Anreder says terms of the settlement, which was reached late Thursday, will not be disclosed until union members ... More >>
Last week, the librarian at Camelback High School got an unexpected package in the mail -- two books that were checked out in 1959. Along with the books, a $1,000 money order for "late fees."When she got the package, librarian Georgette Bordine thought to herself "here we go again."
Don Bivens (left) gives way to the new Chairman of the AZ Dems Paul Eckerstrom (right). Today saw a stunning political upset of an incumbent state party chair. And no it wasn't AZ GOP Chairman Randy Pullen, who handily defeated rival Lisa James, 521 to 474 at the Republican reorganization meeting th ... More >>
We're not going so far as to predict another Thrilla in Manila, but we will say this: the fight for the chairmanship of the state Republican party is getting good -- in a juicy, knockdown, drag-out kind of way. Just how we like it! Here's the background for all you non-politi ... More >>
The Final Exit volunteers call it assisted suicide. Prosecutors may call it manslaughter
Letters from the issue of Thursday, June 30, 2005
Is What It Is Theater
Year after year, Murphy school district officials watched their students die in a hail of violence. They decided to take matters into their own hands.
Raising hell in the Valley's Christian punk scene
Is money from the sale of environmental license plates being properly spent?
January 28 - February 3, 1999
ELDERLY CHURCHGOERS IN THE EAST VALLEY TRUSTED THE YOUNG COMPUTER NERD WITH THEIR LIFE SAVINGS. NOW THEY'RE BROKE.