Tucson's downtown restaurant scene is on fire, and it's about to get even better. James Beard Award-winner Chris Bianco plans to open a second Pizzeria Bianco on East Congress Street, right next to HUB Restaurant and Ice Creamery.
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New Times' Carnaval Eléctrico at Crescent Ballroom has locked in its lineup: DJ Seduce, Sir Sly, and singer/songwriter Sareena Dominguez will join national headliners Cold War Kids, Hanni El Khatib, In the Valley Below, and locals Mergence, Wooden Indian, Diners, and Stan Devereaux & The Funky Suns ... More >>
Omaha indie rockers Cursive are no strangers to making concept albums. From Domestica's tale of Sweetie and Pretty Baby to the religious town in Happy Hollow, each album has its own narrative thread. This is abundantly clear on the band's seventh album, I Am Gemini.
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If you've got a subscription to Guitar World, you no doubt know who Mr. Big is. Comprised of some of the biggest names in the shred lexicon -- guitarist Paul Gilbert, bassist Billy Sheehan, drummer Pat Torpey, and vocalist Eric Martin -- the group issued hit rock records until the radio took off ... More >>
Chipotle is the new black...er, ingredient in the barbecue sauce for McDonald's latest versions of their Angus Third Pounders and Snack Wraps. Hey, remember when McDonald's owned Chipotle? Good times.
The Angus Chipotle BBQ Bacon & Cheese Burger is a third-pound Angus beef patty, topped wit ... More >>
Wiz KhalifaDang, it's sad when a song climbing up the Billboard Hot 100 charts refers to women as hos and bitches. Such is the case with Wiz Khalifa's "Black and Yellow," which had to be cleaned up extensively for radio play. The original "dirty" version is riddled with n-bombs, as well, but it's ... More >>
Chef Jerry Alday of Nello's Pizza sees himself not as just a chef but an artist who's latest medium is food. "I actually wanted to be a rock star," Alday says, "A guitar player. Of course, everyone wanted to be Eddie Van Halen or Jimmy Gage from Zeppelin! But that didn't happen."
Some secrets are just plain juicy (your best friend's boyfriend's into what!?) and others are just so-what's (your best friend's boyfriend's aunt suffers from gout.) Family Style, the new reality show from Food Network that aired a special preview last week and is nowhere to be found on FN's web ... More >>
Turns out I should go to my neighborhood hotel bars more often! Yes, that's Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder doing U2's "Where the Streets Have No Name" at the Best Western Dobson Ranch Inn in Mesa. Vedder was in town for the Chicago Cubs 2009 Fantasy Camp, according to Stereogum.Two thoughts: First, E ... More >>