Beer: Autumn Maple Brewery: The Bruery Style: Belgian Brown Ale ABV: 10 percent From the diary of William Bradford, governor of the Plymouth Colony, 1621: Happy Thanksgiving! 'Twas a splendid time we enjoyed in Plymouth this day -- and none too soon. The freedom we pilgrims have found in this new ... More >>
Beer: Trooper Brewery: Robinsons Brewery Style: Extra Special Bitter ABV: 4.7 percent Ever wanted to brew a commercial beer, but don't want to go through all those tiresome steps like investing in equipment, buying ingredients or, you know, actually learning to brew? Well you're in luck, my friend! ... More >>
When Black Sabbath broke onto the music scene in 1969, no one was playing music with such heavy intent and darkness. Prior to figuring out their sound, the band was your average jazzy-blues-rock outfit. It was a popular musical form at the time in England, yet, there was just too much of it. Then, ... More >>
DJ Paul Oakenfold holds the distinction of being one of the first electronic superstars. He's been performing and mixing since 1980, and he's not planning on spending his 33rd year in the business chilling out: In addition to his recent work with Madonna and Bruno Mars, he's scheduled to perform at ... More >>
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What do you do when, as a young band of musicians barely out of your teens you're asked to fly across the pond and spend most of the summer churning out 30 minute sets in quarter-full arenas to crowds more intent on settling in for headliners KISS and Motley Crue than listening to you? You make the ... More >>
See also: Five Must-See Summer Olympics Parties See also: The Best and Worst Olympic Theme Songs in History In case you don't remember from last time the Olympics rolled around, watching athletes burn hundreds of calories can really get you thinking...about dinner. And since we're about to be bomba ... More >>
In a move that we're hoping will continue with hilarious consequences, Polish cooks in Krakow have assembled the world's largest lasagna to celebrate hosting Italy's soccer team for the Euro Cup 2012 championship. According to Reuters, the lasagna took 10 hours to cook -- hooray for food safety -- a ... More >>
Scottsdale's Sweet Republic is celebrating four years of delicious ice cream by giving away free scoops tomorrow evening, June 13th, from 4 to 7 pm. They'll also be offering door prizes and giveaways including homemade marshmallows, bacon brittle, gift certificates and Sweet Republic branded swag.
Phoenix might be pretty far from "the pond" (the Atlantic Ocean), but we can still get down on some UK-style fish n' chips. Being landlocked, we probably appreciate good seafood even more because it can be tough to find. We'll never leave you high and dry craving fried fish, so we're pitting two of ... More >>
Welcome to the Morning Buzz, a catch-up on interesting happenings around the city and country and a quick guide to what (and who) to keep your eyes on. We'll be here, first thing every weekday, to get you going. Here's what's buzzing this morning:1. Scandalesque Presents: FilmBar Vignet ... More >>
St. VincentWelcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. We've been counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. Today's list comes from contributor Melissa Fossum. Maybe I'm too indecisive for my own good, but year-end lists are always a cha ... More >>
London is burning. Storefronts are busted. Looting is rampant. And rioters are reducing many of the city's buildings to piles of timber. But what is it all for?
Image via Apartment Therapy Take a sip back in time with Rancho Pinot's gin and tonic featuring homemade tonicWhen it comes to classic cocktail perfection, it's hard to beat the Gin and Tonic. Crisp, well-balanced and crystal clear, drop in a few ice cubes and a slice of lime, and you've g ... More >>
Jason IngramMyFarm members can tell this guy what to do. No bull.Attention, online agriculturalists: Good news! All those hours of FarmVille, the social networking game (which has more than 62 million active users) may finally pay off, by allowing you the opportunity to take care of a real fa ... More >>
Asking Alexandria is a British metalcore band that incorporates elements of dance into its breakdowns. Lead guitarist Ben Bruce grew up in Dubai and moved to England to form Asking Alexandria in 2008. The band has been building an international fanbase since they moved to the United States two ... More >>
So, a new batch of thousands of mentally ill Arizonans are going to lose most, if not all of their current benefits (counseling, transportation, etc.), ostensibly because of the state's ongoing fiscal crisis. We wrote about the dire situation a few weeks ago in "Hindsight," and w ... More >>
Female artists featured in Phoenix show
Wake up, yall. The Americans are on the tube.
Health officials are starting to suspect the swine flu virus first reported in Mexico won't hurt people more than a regular flu. If officials can confirm that, the news might end the rash of recent school closures. Bob England, director of the Maricopa County Department of Public Heal ... More >>
Two more Valley schools will close for seven days after students were found to have swine flu, but health officials say all four known Arizona swine flu cases have been mild. (Note: This article was updated at 3:40 p.m.) The two schools are Tarwater Elementary and Hartford Syl ... More >>
Health officials closed a Phoenix elementary school today following a confirmed case of swine flu, but experts say they're not "overly worried" because United States illnesses have been mild.A child from Moon Mountain Elementary School in Northwest Phoenix showed flu symptoms before news of the viru ... More >>
Food poisoning isn't always the unfortunate result of eating at dives. The recent closure of England's famed Michelin-starred restaurant The Fat Duck, run by cutting-edge chef Heston Blumenthal, shows that even the world's poshest dining destinations can have a really bad bout of bad luck. A ... More >>
And its only a short Tube ride away
It's that time of year, the time when people trot out their list of what they see to be the top 10 albums of the year. I always enjoy this time of year, it's a great way to catch up on any albums I may have overlooked, a good way to check my own favorite albums against the multitude of lists and a f ... More >>
New Times first reported two weeks ago that the speed cameras being placed abundantly throughout town by the Arizona Department of Public Safety were being "vandalized" with -- gasp -- Post-It notes. Scofflaw activists hope placing the sticky notes on camera lenses will brin ... More >>
An excerpt from Bill McCune's 1991 documentary, Barry Goldwater: An American Life.Someone recently sent me this YouTube clip from Bill McCune's excellent bio-doc Barry Goldwater: An American Life, which I first watched while researching my 2006 cover story about the ribald Goldwater we rarely see re ... More >>
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