A funny thing happened in 2013. Both of us -- two curmudgeonly writers who between us have lived in Arizona way closer to 100 years than either would like to admit -- came to a shared conclusion. We like Phoenix. That's funny because for years we've loved to hate this place -- even as we wrote doz ... More >>
Welcome to the Phoenix Bucket List. Robrt Pela and Amy Silverman -- two New Times contributors and longtime Phoenicians -- have put together a list of 100 things to do in this city before you die. Each week we're presenting another 10; in March we'll wrap it all up in a cover story in New Times. For ... More >>
Only three people have signed up so far to run for governor, but plenty of people are thinking about it. One of those people just might be Fife Symington, says a post today by blogger Greg Patterson. Symington, if you'll recall, is the Republican ex-governor who was s ... More >>
County attorney candidate ditches debate to fund-raise with Fife
Letters from the week of May 29, 2003
Fife Symington's free and Michael Hester's not. But thanks to the ex-governor's oversight, that may soon change.
Finding Glory at the Phoenix Greyhound bus station
The court has spoken; lawmakers stand in defiance. But if the state Legislature doesn't come up with a constitutional school finance plan by July, school's out forever.
In State of Emergency, Western guvs declare war on big government--deja vu?
The Refreshments take a cautious step toward maturity with their new album
He may have gone to Harvard and been elected governor. But did J. Fife Symington III spend his early years on the poor side of Phoenix?
Experts say Symington's howling at the moon with antiwolf rhetoric
From the Week of July 27, 1995
IN OTHER PLACES, ABANDONED FIELDS GO BACK TO NATURE ON THEIR OWN. IN THE DESERT, THEY NEED LAURA JACKSON'S HELP.