Vampire Weekend -- the album -- sounded a lot like Graceland, inasmuch as most of us hadn't heard that bright Afropop guitar tone on any other albums in the intervening 20 years, and Ezra Koenig's lyrics were as epigrammatic as Paul Simon's, if in a different way. It wasn't just the guitar, even tho ... More >>
People love Nutella -- like, really love it. We get that. But to what extent? Apparently, thieves in Germany are willing to go to extremes to get their sticky fingers (pun totally intended) on the chocolate-hazelnut spread.
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Just a little over a year ago, owners Gary and Vanessa Shaw shuttered Bueno Burger Mex American Grill in Glendale. This month, they've shuttered their second concept, Bueno Burger, in Scottsdale.
See also: CLOSED: Oaxaca Restaurant & Cantina in Downtown Phoenix and CLOSED: Ivy League Dogs in Goody ... More >>
Oaxaca Restaurant & Cantina has closed -- again. But this, time, it looks like the downtown Phoenix Mexican restaurant and 30-year-plus landmark near the state Capitol has shuttered for good.
See also: Mesa's Monsterland Bar & Grill Closing Its Doors
CLOSED: Ivy League Dogs in Goodyear
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West Valley residents have lost the place to score deep-fried franks as well as Oreos and Twinkies. Ivy League Dogs in Goodyear is shuttering.
Opened in spring of 2010, Ivy League Dogs came courtesy of Derek Pyle, who named the place after his Chihuahua-Jack Russell mix pup and operated the hot dog ... More >>
Cleveland Indians and the Cincinnati Reds: Goodyear Ballpark
All week long we're sharing suggestions of where to find breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks near each spring training stadium. Have a favorite spot baseball fans should hit? Leave it in the comments.
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This whole Jeremy "Linsanity" Lin thing is out of control, and the NBA is far better for it, a one-off feel-good, out-of-the-box, unexpected story that transcends the game itself.
If Lin had arisen from nowhere in, say, Sacramento, Salt Lake City or right down the street ... More >>
Yes, Virginia, there is something good to eat on the west end of town. A common refrain of foodniks around the metro Phoenix area is "There's no good food in the West Valley." It seems like once diners get past downtown Glendale, they are stuck in chain restaurant purgatory. When paying a vis ... More >>
The connection between hot dogs and dogs, the lovable tongue-wagging pets, is thought to have come from newspaper cartoons by T.A. Dorgan around the 1900's, which portrayed talking frankfurters, also known as "dachshund sausages," because of their shape. No matter the origin of the name, hot ... More >>
Surfer BloodThe Clubhouse Music VenueSeptember 27, 2010Maybe you remember 'the bear thing' or 'the wolf thing,' those peculiar eras when seemingly every hotly-tipped indie band adopted one of those ferocious animals as a component of its name? Of course you do.Probably you've noticed we're curren ... More >>
Vampire Weekend's 19-song set at Marquee Theatre Tuesday was totally devoid of riffs or deviations from their studio versions -- the crowd couldn't have cared less.In fact, the crowd knew every vocal and instrumental cue so well that, had the band gone off-script at any point, they may not have k ... More >>
Cardinals wide receiver Sean MoreyA pro football player donating his brain to science? Well, we never...
Arizona Cardinals receiver Sean Morey announced yesterday that he has agreed to donate his brain, plus some spinal-cord tissue, to a medical study being conducted at Boston ... More >>