Despite protests and calls for him to apologize, Phoenix City Councilman Michael Nowakowski defended himself on Tuesday for brokering a meeting between scores of Latino pastors and Sheriff Joe Arpaio just days before Arpaio's anti-immigrant raid on a Tempe apparel company, his 71st such operation to ... More >>
Heather Gill PhotographySunday night's Stephanie Izard (and Guests) Goat Tour dinner was a convergence of new and cool projects all gathered together under white lights strung above the grass carpeted courtyard of Joe Garcia's soon-to-be-built-out The Accidental Yard in Old Town Scottsdale. ... More >>
Warren L. Jones III - I Imagine So...Artist: Warren L. Jones IIITitle: I Imagine So...Basics: What say you to a YAFI first -- at least for my tenure? That's right, I'm talking about some smooth, uncensored jazz. No more pop punk or countrified rock. Just the sweet, dulcet tones of Warre ... More >>
The La Vida truck's hiding a secret...At the Scottsdale Old Town Farmers' Market this weekend, we caught up with Joe Garcia of La Vida Locavore and got the inside scoop on a new "covert culinary dinner" project called Stealthy Table. Basically, it's like the food versio ... More >>
Two months ago, I found out about Verde, an intriguing new restaurant in the works from an established Valley chef who isn't divulging his name until he's ready to give notice with his current employer. (Given the construction delays he's faced, I can't blame him.)
Located at 825 N. 1 ... More >>
The latest round of layoffs at the Arizona Republic includes numerous editors and photographers, sources in the know tell New Times.
Here's a partial list of those who got the axe, according to the latest scuttlebutt. (Please let us know if anything is incorrect!):