At BC Wellness Center, a small retail shop in Black Canyon City, two black vending machines sit side by side behind a counter, where they can be accessed only by employees. Instead of Famous Amos cookies or soda pop, packets of buds and various cannabis-infused edibles and juices sit tucked into th ... More >>
Chilleen's on 17--way up 17, in Black Canyon City--is still open, which is the first thing you'll notice about them if your previous experience with Bar Rescue was Tempe's Rocky Point Cantina closing almost immediately after being transformed into Havana Cabana. The second thing you'll notice is tha ... More >>
Okay. The expo was crowded, the lines were long, and people always seem to lose their sense of dignity when there are free samples of anything. But there was a lot to be happy about at the 2013 Phoenix Gluten-Free Expo held over the weekend at the DoubleTree Resort in Scottsdale. See also: - Ted' ... More >>
Chances are that sometime this summer you'll find yourself driving past Black Canyon City on the I-17, where a giant pie will beckon you away from the highway. That would be Rock Springs Café, an Arizona mainstay that's been baking and selling pies for over three decades, using a recipe that dates ... More >>
Chocolate and Valentine's Day go together like eggs and bacon, or cookie and milk, or cookies and bacon, or bacon and bacon .....mmmmm bacon. Oh wait, we were talking about chocolate. Anyhow, chocolate and Valentine's Day go hand in hand. A Valentine's Day without chocolate would just be a ... More >>
Want a Rock Springs Pie for your Thanksgiving spread but driving to Black Canyon City isn't really on your to-do list? Well, you're in luck. This year you only have to drive to Phoenix. The Duce will be getting a huge shipment of Rock Springs Pies delivered next Wedne ... More >>
Rock Springs CaféLooking for a little 'que with your boo? Chef Justin BeckettStarting at noon this Saturday, October 29, over 45 barbecue teams from across the nation will compete for smoked glory (and $10,000 in prizes) at the Roctober BBQ Boo Bash and Halloween Fest at Rock Springs ... More >>
www.freewebs.comThat's the LAST time I'm getting in that truckPETA's now in the business of handing out "awards," and we've got a candidate for "Worst Truck Driver of the Year": the guy who flipped a tractor-trailer carrying nearly 40 cows this morning.Authorities say 38 cows are in need of rescu ... More >>
www.steakbarn.com For the 13 cows who survived this morning's attack, the above photo is a glimpse into the future.We're sad to report that there were 24 bovine casualties as a result of this morning's wreck of a truck carrying 37 head of cattle. Several of the beefs that didn't ... More >>
Terrible tragedy off Interstate 17 up the big hill north of Black Canyon City last weekend that took the lives of a Valley attorney and his 7-year-old son. According to news accounts, 47-year-old Conrad Hernandez did have a lot on his plate, including financial worries and previo ... More >>
Department of Public Safety Conrad Hernandez and his 7-year-old son, Max, were found dead in an apparent car crash last night.A Chandler man and his 7-year-old autistic son, who went missing last week, were found dead in an apparent vehicle wreck last night. Conrad Hernandez, 47 ... More >>
Helen and Jan from Sweet Republic will soon be on TV, along with five other local food faves.The Food Network has given a lot of love to Phoenix area restaurants over the past few years, but now another TV channel is about to showcase a slew of local food faves.TLC's new series, Best Food Ever, p ... More >>
Image: Peoria policeMichael Gauchat The two people who died in a helicopter crash in the northwest Valley on Friday worked for the Peoria Police Department. Michael Gauchat, 41, had been a police officer with the department since 1990. Donna Collum had been with the city of Peoria since 2000, ... More >>
Letters from the week of March 11, 2004
Letters from the week of May 15, 2003
Persimmon Bar & Grille
No more "Chardonnays that taste like baseball bats"
While the state and the Sierra Club jockey to curb urban expansion, the Secretary of the Interior is quietly pushing his own proposal. We've got the maps.
After years of neglect, a Maryvale neighborhood and the Phoenix police evict the West Side City Crips
Tending an interstate rest area has its perks -- people usually aren't among them
Woman needs her savings to pay medical bills; Baptist Foundation won't return her investment
Dr. Willard Hunter's repeated misprescription of dangerous drugs has contributed to two deaths. But the state medical board doesn't see any reason to revoke his doctor's license.
FOR THE ARIZONA THUNDERSTORM CHASERS, THE SKY'S THE LIMIT. AND THEREIN LIES THE RUB.