After nearly a decade, Celtic folk punkers Flogging Molly have become a St. Paddy's Day staple in Tempe. The band's anthems -- like "What's Left of the Flag," "Devil's Dance Floor," and "Salty Dog" -- pull double duty each year at Tempe Beach Park, serving both the energetic moshers and the waves of ... More >>
The Guilty Pleasure: The Wall of Soda
Where to Get It: Rocket Burger & Subs, 35th Ave and Cactus
Price: $1.99 (or $9.95 for a six-pack)
What It Really Costs: Go ahead and schedule that dentist visit now.
Everyone has their preferred bad-for-you vice. Some people can't live without a pack of smok ... More >>
It might be fall, but ice cream really is season-less.
Especially because CenPho's Pink Spot has introduced three ice cream flavors that cater precisely to this season's favorite flavors.
- Pink Spot Brings Back Lobster Ice Cream, Now Locally Sourced (Except for the Lobster)
- Pink Spot ... More >>
"Yes, ma'am. I have that Ben and Cherry's Americone Cream you ordered."
"Americone Cream? I didn't order any Americone Cream. --- Oh, my!"
(chicka bow bow, chicka bow bow, chicka bow bow)
Ben & Cherry's Ice Cream has always satisfied a craving for a cold sweet treat now a ... More >>
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White House head pastry chef Bill Yosses recently caused a conspiracy laden stir after delivering a presentation on mole ... More >>
In this week's issue of Phoenix New Times, we profiled 10 new(ish) bands we expect to dominate Phoenix iPods and boomboxes this long, hot summer. We'll be focusing more deeply on those artists over the next couple of days on Up on the Sun.
See the entire list: 10 Phoenix Bands You Should Be Listeni ... More >>
Irish poet and playwright W.B. Yeats once said, "The problem with some men is that when they're not drunk they're sober." We agree -- it can be an issue (although we think it goes for both men and women). Thankfully, we have an Irish pub or two (or ten) in town to help you fix your problem (or so ... More >>
Lauren SariaIrish Beef Stew from Tilted Kilt Open since 1992, Seamus McCaffrey's Irish Pub and Restaurant has become a downtown Phoenix landmark serving cold brews and traditional eats for years. They've got an impressive selection of drinks and serve food early and late. So when "Irish pub" chai ... More >>
You might be misjudging Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr... except for the whole race car theme. Growing up you were always told not to judge a book by its cover, but judging a band by its name? That's pretty easy. The Black Keys? They're blues rock, of course. Spice Girls? The poppiest pop imaginable. ... More >>
edible-ireland.com Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?Fondue-Raiser at the Melting PotFor the rest of 2011, The Melting Pot restaurants will be helping raise fund for local charities with their special "Classic Combination Four-Course Fondu ... More >>
And don't let the talent and success of the Yanks fool you, some of the best Celtic punk outfits of the past and present still have their roots on the other side of the Atlantic. Here is a list of the top five groups that actually have members from the Emerald Isle (or at least close by).
Wikimedia CommonsBucketheadVirtuoso Brian Carroll, better known as Buckethead, is an unheralded musical genius. Sure, it's weird that he performs with a bucket on his head and a white costume mask as he assumes the role of a character who survived a "chicken holocaust," but anyone who's listened ... More >>
From Tuesday's demonstration, outside TUSD...Police in full riot gear, some tech-ed out SWAT-style with pepper-spray guns. A cop chopper overhead. Protesters locking arms to prevent police vehicles from moving. A 69 year-old activist on crutches arrested and cited, along with six others. Cops flingi ... More >>
Flogging Molly performs at Tempe Beach Park last night.Flogging MollyTempe Beach ParkThursday, March 17With all of indie folks invading Austin to schmooze and snap photos at SxSW, the rest of us were left with what's become a Tempe St. Patrick's Day tradition: watching Flogging Molly at Tempe ... More >>
The Fall's frontman Mark E. Smith allegedly threw a bottle at Mumford & Sons at a festival in Dublin last month, according to NME.Way to get aggressive, Mark. And for what? It turns out he simply didn't like the way Mumford & Sons played during their sound check. Smith also reportedly cal ... More >>
Jonathan McNamaraFlogging Molly at Tempe Beach Park. See more shots in our slide show. "An old broom knows the dirty corners best." -Old Irish proverb
There's nothing like St. Patrick's day falling on a Wednesday to separate the men from the boys. By "men" I mean the poor saps cursed with the re ... More >>