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  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    Introducing Our New and Improved Voice Places Listings Engine

    By now, our regular readers are familiar with Voice Places, the listings engine behind all of Phoenix New Times' restaurant reviews and calendar picks. Today, that engine got a lot more powerful, with a new design that brings you even more content. Take a look. You'll find more pictures, more stori ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    Was Coachella 2013 Worth The Drive From Phoenix?

    If you went to Coachella last weekend, you're probably still sunburned, dehydrated, and physically exhausted. Sleeping in your own bed is a glorious feeling after camping out or crashing on a friend's hotel room floor, but some aches and pains are bound to persist. Fortunately, if you had a good-en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    Admit It. You Love Oregano's Pizza Cookie, Too.

    The Guilty Pleasure: Where To Get It: Oregano's Pizza Bistro, 9 locations valleywide Price: $5 (cheap!) What It Really Costs: Snobby friends will see your Foursquare checkin and respond, "Oh God, you ate where?!" One of my favorite things about Phoenix foodies is their love/hate relationship with O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Foursquare and Voice Media Group Announce Partnership

    Hey, Phoenix Foursquare peeps, Phoenix New Times is getting its own Foursquare badge as part of our just-announced partnership with the social media company. Follow us on Foursquare here, and make sure to leave a comment when you've unlocked the special Phoenix New Times badge. To unlock the badge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Help Food Network Connect to the Phoenix Food Scene: Submit Your Pitch Today

    Have you always wished you could hack Food Network? Now's your chance. The TV network has teamed up with Advertising Age to find the most innovative technological idea to help tailor Food Network's content (including the Cooking Channel and its digital presence) to local audiences. They want to know ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 12, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Seven Food Predictions for the Valley in 2012

    It's no secret that the Valley food scene is slow to hop aboard the gastronomical trend train, but that doesn't mean it can't surprise us every once in a while. And when it comes to food predictions for Arizona eaters in 2012, I'm certainly no fortuneteller, but given high food prices continuously m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    Events at Carly's and Free Food from Il Vinaio

    ​ It's officially Friday and that only means one thing: another list of awesome food tweeters compiled by Chow Bella. This time around our list is filled with the top four restaurants who fill their timelines with deals, free stuff, and food porn aplenty.

  • Calendar

    March 17, 2011
  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Tempe and Scottsdale Ranked Amongst "Rudest Cities" in English-Speaking World

    ​Two Arizona cities (that happen to be home to a large number of Arizona State University students) are ranked in the top 10 when it comes to rudest cities in the English-speaking world.According to a study conducted by the Foursquare social network, Tempe ranks No. 6 when it comes to rudeness, wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Eating the World: Middle Eastern Bakery & Deli

    The best ethnic food is often the most difficult to find. So each week we'll spin the globe and search for a new other-worldly spot to expand our eating horizons around the Valley.This week we go to Lebanon, Israel and Greece at Middle Eastern Bakery & Deli.Carrie WheelerThe combination pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    Jan. 10 In Blogs: Gabrielle Giffords, Improv AZ, The Black Swans, Shinbay, and Jared Loughner

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Dave's Electric Brewpub: Happy Hour Report Card

    Erica O'Neil The amber ale, black lit by a neon sign, at Dave's Electric Brewpub.​The Spot: Dave's Electric Brewpub, 502 S. College Ave, Tempe, 480-967-5353 The Hours: Monday through Saturday from 4-7 pm, and then again from 10:30- close. Happy hour deal ... More >>