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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
SadsiesIf 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Concert Review: Kelly Clarkson at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace, November 14, 2025
Biodiesel do ya
The Kreme crew kicks it at Camus, soaking up all the chill creativity of a Pink Sunday night
Navajos say making Snowbowl snow from reclaimed water is "genocide." Please!
Business and environmentalists agreed for once, and a beautiful Arizona stream will return to us.
Arizona's letting the Big Three utilities steal countless millions from us by standing in the way of solar energy
New Hyatt chef is Golden
The Valley of the Sun gets a heaping helping of "cuisine de sol"
Where do hospitality employees go for good food when they'redone with work?