On the heels of opening North Scottsdale's Renegade by MOD in May, ex-Kai chef Michael O'Dowd and partners Ed Leclere and Don Misheff of Vivid Lifestyle Concepts have opened their second restaurant -- this one tucked into a golf club in Fountain Hills. Called Wicked Six Bar and Grill by MOD (anyon ... More >>
A few weeks ago, I started counting the years since I've visited my hometown of Hermosillo. After removing my socks so the writing may continue, and hitting the very high number of 10 fingers and 7 toes, I was glad to have toes to spare, but I panicked at my increasing age and resolved to stop the c ... More >>
For the first time, the U.S. State Department has specifically mentioned Rocky Point in a travel advisory, citing recent cartel violence there as the reason. The small town on the coast of the Gulf of California has long been a popular vacation spot for Arizonans -- but not so ... More >>
Jonathan McNamara Mesquite smoke rises off of a plate of pickled herring and Sea of Cortez smoked mackerel on artisan bread crisps seasoned with Bolivian rose salt. Surely even the most casual of Phoenix foodies will begin to salivate at the mere mention of Kai at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass ... More >>
By Martin Cizmar It’s nearing 3 p.m. Monday and I’m still recovering from an amazing weekend in Rocky Point, where web editor Jonathan McNamara a few friends and I traveled to see Roger Clyne and the Peacemaker’s Circus Mexicus extravaganza. See more photos in our Roger Clyne and the Peacem ... More >>
Keith Secola gives new meaning to Americana
The info you need to fire up the fiesta
Satisfying seafood in Scottsdale? Not at these prices.
Southwestern flavors prevail in menu's Mexican-American war
Campaign funds from the big house, tales from the greenhouse
Gray whales are leading tourists, conservationists and business operators on a rocky voyage toward economic and environmental salvation.
At the same time hundreds of dead gray whales were washing up on beaches, their birthrate was plunging. Theories abound, but little hard data has been gathered to solve this environmental puzzle.
San Carlos Bay Seafood Restaurant
New compilation finds the local indie scene burning brightly
San Carlos Seafood Restaurant
1901 East McDowell
Zen Lunatics act like the pretenders
The Valley is now the prime way station for ruthless smugglers engaged in the lucrative trafficking of human cargo -- illegal immigrants
The Pinehurst Kids overcome lineup shuffles and the Grim Reaper with a stellar sophomore effort
Dave Wegner's career with the Bureau of Reclamation seemed to be at peak flow. He had no idea it was about to run dry.
U.S. authorities suspect a Mexican vegetable grower with business ties to the Symingtons is involved in drug trafficking
How Governor Symington misused state resources to further the cross-border business interests of his friends and family.
FOR THE ARIZONA THUNDERSTORM CHASERS, THE SKY'S THE LIMIT. AND THEREIN LIES THE RUB.