Speaking with comedian Gregg Turkington about Phoenix's storied 80's punk scene, yielded plenty of yarns about seeing legendary bands in their prime. However, he also painted a vividly grotesque portrait of Arizona during the Reagan '80s and his own teenage experience in trying to navigate reactiona ... More >>
Like nearly everyone in Phoenix, songwriter Stephen Steinbrink (you may recognize his project name French Quarter as well) has a love/hate relationship with the city. It's easy to love the pockets of true community, the DIY art-spaces, punk rock house shows, and the affordable, delicious Mexican foo ... More >>
A Phoenix woman who called the cops this morning reporting a "prowler" outside her apartment ended up being shot by an officer when she went at him with a butcher knife, police say.Phoenix Police Sergeant Trent Crump tells New Times the woman phoned in around 4:30 a.m. today about the "prowler" o ... More >>
Joleen LunzerThe stand-up comedian headlines the Tempe Improv Thursday, February 23 at 7:30 p.m. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? I recently found a station that plays hip hop/R&B from the 90's and early 2000's, 101.1 FM. I also ... More >>
Arizona has officially launched a rebate program to help residents replace older appliances with more energy-efficient models. Starting today, after purchasing an energy-saving appliance, Arizona residents can ask for a piece of the $6.2 million in federal funds allotted for rebates. Arizona is t ... More >>
By Frances Michelle Lopez It takes a brave person to release an album of covers. Sure, Rod Stewart's "Great American Songbook" had some sweet old school jams, not to mention the nostalgic tracks off of the infamous Pop Goes Punk compilations, and the growing number of indie artists covering hi ... More >>
Here's how a Kentucky inmate conned Tempe cops and the County Attorney's Office into believing he'd killed a stripper, who really was a victim of the Baseline Killer
Putting pen to paper
The feds have busted a gut trying to deport Emmanuel Agyeman. Even seven tumultuous years in an Arizona prison couldn't budge him
As long as the Godfather's gangsters roam City Hall, will Jerry's reign ever be over?
Can the city's seediest street ever be cleaned up, much less gentrified?
A family business expands
The recently rediscovered Lee Hazlewood finds his place among a new generation of fans
Camden Joy turned Cracker's David Lowery into fiction. Too bad he's real -- and really angry.
Dance project keeps barrio kids on their toes, off the street
Adam Diaz remembers 50 years of work and play in Phoenix's first skyscraper
Finding Glory at the Phoenix Greyhound bus station
He claimed custody of their child because his wife skipped town. Now he's in custody himself, for attempted murder of his wife.
Ex-Phoenician Tim Alexander steps out from Primus' drum seat to lead Laundry
Where unit-shifting heroes of rock are exposed as the passionless poseurs they really are
Diesel spill fouls site proposed for downtown parking garage
He's JJ! He's the owner! He's the King of Beepers! And we've got his number!
City pretends that parking garage next to stadium is not a favor to Colangelo's Diamondbacks
Quirky modern rockers Trunk Federation have a recording contract in the bag
A Salt River rafter rides a torrent of legal and financial troubles
ACTUALLY, WE'D SETTLE FOR WAYNE DELLINGER