Energy Sector

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Arizona Among "Worst Locations for Solar" if Goal is Better Air-Quality, Study Says

    Arizona, New Mexico and California are among the worst places in the country to subsidize solar and wind projects if better air quality is the goal, a new study says. The best bang for the buck in terms of improving public health, according to Carnegie Mellon University researchers, could be had by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    67: Amy Binkley

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    City of Maricopa Not "Closing Down" as British Tab Reports

    Got a call from a pal who works for the city of Maricopa, you know, that wildly overbuilt burg about 15 miles off Interstate 10 down in Pinal County. The oil fields of Maricopa, Arizona---Not!​He told us that a British newspaper was reporting that the city of about 40,000 was about to ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 26, 2011
  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Phoenix Most "Miserable" City in U.S., According to Wall Street Journal

    Sadsies​If the misery of your daily life has you wanting to eat a bullet rather than face the reality of another day, you may want to consider moving -- Phoenix has been ranked the most miserable city in the entire country.According to a Dow Jones/Wall Street Journal "misery index, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    DFactor Does The Train Tracks, Calls for Deregulation

    DFactor, the man behind Waved Rumor, does The Train Tracks this week, singing his libertarian anthem "Too Much Regulation." Unfortunately, Ron Paul and Antonin Scalia canceled plans to sing backup at the last minute. Kidding aside, I liked this song better before the BP oil spill. Maybe a few law ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 4, 2010
  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    Emil Pulsifer's Intriguing Essay on the Subject of Immigration

    If Emil's right on immigration, it may all come down to oil... Regular readers of the Feathered Bastard blog are familiar with the trenchant, and often amusing observations of regular commenter Emil Pulsifer. So you will be interested in Pulsifer's recent, thought-provoking guest column for Jo ... More >>

  • Music

    July 31, 2008
  • Music

    November 15, 2007

    Futuristic Hit

    Concert Review: Kelly Clarkson at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace, November 14, 2025

  • Music

    September 7, 2006

    The Real Alternative

    Biodiesel do ya

  • News

    July 27, 2006

    Think Pink

    The Kreme crew kicks it at Camus, soaking up all the chill creativity of a Pink Sunday night

  • News

    March 31, 2005

    Sacred Hypocrisy

    Navajos say making Snowbowl snow from reclaimed water is "genocide." Please!

  • News

    November 4, 2004

    Born Again

    Business and environmentalists agreed for once, and a beautiful Arizona stream will return to us.

  • News

    April 22, 2004

    Power Vacuum

    Arizona's letting the Big Three utilities steal countless millions from us by standing in the way of solar energy

  • Dining

    January 9, 2003

    Swan Song

    New Hyatt chef is Golden

  • Dining

    January 31, 2002

    A Meal of Living Dangerously

    The Valley of the Sun gets a heaping helping of "cuisine de sol"

  • Dining

    June 29, 2000

    Later, My Check

    Where do hospitality employees go for good food when they'redone with work?