See also: Is the Bloom Off the (Jason) Rose?The Scottsdale Polo Championships will be back this fall, thanks to the Scottsdale City Council unanimously approving the use of taxpayer money to fund almost half of the event's budget.Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane -- who uses Valley P.R. hotshot Jason Rose's ... More >>
Yesterday, we let you know infamous conspiracy-theorist Jerome Corsi was mingling among Scottsdale's Republican socialites as part of the "Politics on the Rocks" event.That announcement pretty much gave anyone the green light to have a drink or two with a guy who believes the President of the United ... More >>
If you're unfamiliar with "Politics on the Rocks," it's a pretty simple concept -- younger folks to the right of the political spectrum gather monthly to have some drinks and hang out with politicos.Sometimes it's headlined by establishment right-wingers, like J.D. Hayworth, but they've also feat ... More >>
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is holding a press conference this morning to announce the findings of an eight-month investigation into elected officials who received gifts from the allegedly corrupt Fiesta Bowl organization.It's unclear what Montgomery will announce -- the Arizona Repu ... More >>
Natalie Wisneski, the former chief operating officer for the Fiesta Bowl, was in a Phoenix U.S. District Court this morning where she pleaded not guilty to multiple charges that she was involved in a scam to make illegal campaign contributions to several federal, state, and local political candid ... More >>
Natalie Wisneski, the former chief operating officer for the Fiesta Bowl, has been indicted in federal court on charges that she tried to cover up illegal campaign contributions by bowl employees, and that she filed false financial records, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced today.Wisneski is t ... More >>
By now you probably know about the Fiesta Bowl's decision to ax CEO John Junker following an internal investigation into how he was spending the organization's money, but it's the alleged illegal contributions to the campaigns of Valley politicos that has Arizona Democrats fuming.Junker, the ... More >>
Here's something that was expected from the Fiesta Bowl: Oklahoma beating Connecticut by 28 points.
Here's something unexpected from the Fiesta Bowl: Their employees have allegedly been running a scheme to reimburse illegal campaign contributions (among other accounts of contemptuous courtship w ... More >>
Chicago-based Al's Beef has become synonymous with the classic Italian beef sandwich, starting as a small family-owned business in 1938 in the Windy City's Little Italy neighborhood, and eventually becoming a chain with locations across Illinois.
Condering the strong connection between Chi ... More >>
Two former Arizona governors jumped on board the McCain train, endorsing "The Maverick" in his bid to fend off former Congressman J.D. Hayworth, the senator's campaign announced today.Former governors Fife Symington and Jane Dee Hull will both back McCain in this year's Republican primary.Hul ... More >>
www.afeatheradrift.com"The maverick"A day after former Congressman J.D. Hayworth officially kicked off his campaign to unseat Senator John McCain as the GOP's candidate for a U.S. Senate seat, "the maverick" has received an outpouring of support from 31 Arizona mayors.Hayworth, on the other hand, ... More >>
Courtesy of Scottsdale Public Art.Rendering of the future Soleri Bridge and Plaza in Downtown Scottsdale.I get the feeling I've been pushing some early morning events on you lately and I apologize for that, I really do. But it's summer and unless you want to go outside in devil weather, you have the ... More >>
Hugh HallmanOne day after the Scottsdale City Council voted to oppose the city of Phoenix's $97 million CityNorth subsidy, Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman said he'll ask his Council to consider taking the same action. Challenged by the Goldwater Institute as unconstitutional, the ta ... More >>
Scottsdale Mayor Jim LaneLast month, the Arizona League of Cities and Towns defended the city of Phoenix's $97 million CityNorth subsidy -- going so far as to file an amicus brief asking the Arizona Supreme Court to overturn the appellate decision that struck down the subsidy as unconstitution ... More >>