Chris Collins Chef/owner Grassroots Kitchen and Tap (Phoenix, Scottsdale) www.grassrootsaz.com "I can't paint you a picture. I can't play the guitar. But I can run a really, really great restaurant." For Grassroots Kitchen and Tap owner and chef Chris Collins the restaurant industry is more tha ... More >>
Most of the media types in this town have no problem donning their kneepads for Sheriff Joe Arpaio. See Also: Joe Arpaio B-Day Bomb: Judge Wants Monitor in Melendres Al Sharpton: Joe Arpaio, "Arrogant," Racial Profiling a "National Disgrace" Joe Arpaio and the MCSO Need a Court-Appointed Babysitte ... More >>
More than four years after it was first filed, and more than three years since the American Civil Liberties Union lodged its amended complaint in the case, the big racial profiling lawsuit against Sheriff Joe Arpaio -- Melendres v. Arpaio -- will finally go to trial this summer.That is, i ... More >>
Andy BarronSwitchfootSwitchfoot is back, and its making a splash. The band's new album, Vice Verses, recently debuted at number eight on the Billboard charts, and it's definitely worth a listen even if you abandoned your Switchfoot fandom years ago. Lead singer Jon Foreman spoke to Up On The ... More >>
www.tampabay.comThe Eiffel Tower explodes with fireworks once every year on July 14th.For those of you who feel like one patriotic holiday in July isn't nearly enough, we've got good news. Thursday, July 14, aka Bastille Day, is upon us -- time to swap your hot dog for a filet mignon and party li ... More >>
Pleaissant Croissants, better known as simply Pcroissant, shrugs off the pretense of most patisseries that sell the quintessentially French pastry. Hidden away in Fiesta Plaza off Elliot and Rural in Tempe, the Eiffel Tower in the middle of the bakery's logo is a nod to the croissant's origin withou ... More >>
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