On Monday two California-based Hispanic retailers reached an agreement in US Bankruptcy Court to acquire Phoenix-based Pro's Ranch Markets. The Pro's Ranch Market chain includes seven stores in Arizona, two in New Mexico, and two in Texas. As we told you in June, the family-owned company filed for ... More >>
This season, the Arizona Opera announced a partnership with the Valley's roving secret supper club, Culinary Mischief. But as is true with all good things, the season now must to come to an end. See also: - Get Thirsty: Chef Gabriele Bertaccini Introduces BACCHUS MISCHiEF Good news is there's o ... More >>
See Also: 10 Corporate Food Trucks Totally Bogarting the Mobile Kitchen Scene, Man See Also: Nine Food Trucks We Wish Would Road Trip to Phoenix So it looks like Dos Equis has jumped on the food truck wagon and we know exactly what you're thinking --mobile beer? -- but there actually isn't going t ... More >>
Are you ready for some new Metallica? You bet you are, because while plenty have made valiant and noble attempts to enjoy it, Lulu, the band's collaboration with rock 'n' roll animal/poet Lou Reed was a tough one to get through. You can't fault the band's ambition, and it is cool to imagine 14- ... More >>
Is Jason Rose still a political heavyweight?Jason Rose has never been one to mince words or hold back on a stunt if he thinks it would win him political points. And points for his clients, of course. Rose has worked hard to earn a reputation as a straight-talking, political-bomb-lobbing pub ... More >>
Just two days after Arizona Governor Jan Brewer unveiled her plan to stimulate economic growth, the Arizona Democratic Party has an alternative version of Jan's plan -- which is handwritten on the governor's stationary with the title "My Jobs Plan."Of course, Brewer didn't actually write ... More >>
Sonic twosome teams up at Trinity
Image: www.harvard.eduTom Ridge, former Homeland Security chief, joins LifeLock's board of directors.Tempe-based LifeLock, Inc. has put former U.S. Homeland Security chief Tom Ridge on its board of directors as it tries to recover from a $12 million punishment from the Federal Trade Commission.R ... More >>
Sonic twosome teams up at Trinity
Sal Reza: Taking it to the streets, and to Eric Holder's deskHot on the heels of news that Wells Fargo wants Joe Arpaio out of his pricey executive suites in the bank's downtown Phoenix tower, human rights activist Salvador Reza is raising the stakes, asking that Attorney General Eric Hold ... More >>
A close-to-home account of an infamous Phoenix hit
Three local emcees forward the Phoenix movement
Hip-hop's Cheech & Chong are still smokin
Buccaneers shanghai the Salt
More than one source we know and trust has told us that all signs are pointing to longtime Democatic politico Dennis Burke as the next United States Attorney for Arizona. Burke previously served as chief of staff to former Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano and worked closely with Napolit ... More >>
I'd been tipped off that KNUV 1190 AM, formerly the flagship station of the liberal Nova M radio network, and briefly, the home of Nova M's successor network, On Second Thought, had been padlocked. So I had to see for myself, as On Second Thought's driving force, Mike Newcomb, was apparently do ... More >>
By Martin Cizmar This week we're gonna get artsy with our Flier of the Week. Human Mirror is an electronic duo that uses a laptop, electronics, drums and more to make a sound that's very eclectic, but has strong strands of world music and dub. They're Phoenix based, but planning to play and record ... More >>
As of yesterday afternoon, representatives from the Phoenician said they had no information that Mary Elaine's, finally, would close after months of rumors that the resort's legendary upscale dining establishment would become a new concept from celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, who has a par ... More >>
Was Mockingbird author a fraud?
Brainiac scribe re-spins Superman's back story
He-man woman-haters at the Phoenix Country Club? Say it ain't so!
A Valley Metro Rail manager's fired after New Times confronts the agency about ignoring complaints that she'd pressured contractors to hire a particular firm
Ideas with the force of bullets
This New Phoenix city council member hides his leadership ties to a notorious speakeasy
Utah Attorney General's office says it can name that fraud in 11 felony charges against former Valley music promoter
As bankruptcy looms for BFA, questions arise about overseers' possible conflicts
Trouble's a-brewin' at the museum north of town. Old-timers don't cotton to newcomers who want to turn the desert historical center into a Western theme park.
Lizard's tired tale loses audience
A Salt River rafter rides a torrent of legal and financial troubles
RUBY DOMINGUEZ PUT HER HEART AND SOUL INTO THE ARIZONA MUSIC CENTER. IT WASN'T ENOUGH.