Phoenix and Tucson have announced a plan to collaboratively store and make use of their shares of Colorado River water. Both cities have contracts with the Central Arizona Project, the canal that diverts Colorado River water from a pumping station near Lake Havasu throughout the rest of the state. ... More >>
The sold out Real, Wild, and Woody beer festival is going down on Saturday, July 19 at Tempe Center for the Arts. And if you're a beer lover and don't already have your ticket just stop reading now. Because the lineup of specialty brews is pretty impressive and you're going to be sad. Attendees, yo ... More >>
Republican Senator Kelli Ward of Lake Havasu City has organized a forum in her district to address concerns about "chemtrails.""Chemtrails" are them white trails left behind by them there aero-planes up in the sky, used by the gubmint to poison us common folk, conspiracy theorists say.The trails of ... More >>
Out of the largest metro areas in the country, the Phoenix metro area is one of the most dangerous for pedestrians.Recently released National Highway Traffic Safety Administration statistics show Phoenix is near the top in pedestrian deaths, but that's partly because Phoenix is one of the biggest ci ... More >>
Scottsdale's oldest restaurant, The Pink Pony, is nearly ready to ride again. After being closed since summer, the more than 60-year-old landmark restaurant will reopen at the end of this month -- and for those who are familiar with the old spot, the good news is that not everything will have change ... More >>
In case you haven't noticed, there are certain types of ladies you'll locate on the dating scene around Phoenix.The ladies you'll find in an Old Town Scottsdale bar are definitely of a distinct species -- as are the ones you'll find downtown during the artsy-fartsy festivals. So, we have a field gui ... More >>
Ready to pig out, Sunnyslope? Waldo's BBQ, the 20-year-old company started by pig farmer and Snowflake resident Clay Caldwell, has opened its third location at 9706 North Seventh Street (Mountain View Road and Seventh Street), in the former home of Vaqueroscarne Asada. Called Pig-N-Out, the newest ... More >>
Just because the weekend is over doesn't mean you have to starve. Here's what we've got on our plate this week. Beyond Frybread - Discovering Diné Nuevo Cuisine This Thursday, July 18, Tertio winebar chef Renetto-Mario Etsitty will create a one-of-a-kind Navajo-influenced menu for "Beyond Frybre ... More >>
Looking for something to put in your mouth this weekend? We've got you covered. Check out what's on our plate. See Also: 17 Don't-Miss Events During Arizona Beer Week, Feb. 16-23 6 Don't-Miss Events During AZ Cocktail Week: Feb 16-22 13th Annual Arizona Strong Beer Festival Hold on to your beer ... More >>
Speaking before a crowd of seniors in Sun City Wednesday morning, Democratic sheriff's candidate Paul Penzone took aim at a new campaign ad for Sheriff Joe Arpaio, one in which Arpaio asserts that Tent City has been a money-saver for county coffers. Currently in heavy rotation on local cable channe ... More >>
Steven Briones had the cops called on him Monday morning north of Lake Havasu, because he walked into a convenience store without pants.Aside from questioning Briones about allegedly stealing a jug of milk, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies asked him about the whole not-wearing-pants thing. According ... More >>
Congressman Jeff Flake posted on his Facebook page on Thursday that during his campaign trail travels all over the state -- to places such as Superior, Miami, Globe, Payson, Show Low, Prescott, Flagstaff, Williams, Lake Havasu, Sierra Vista, Tucson, Kingman -- he had a revelation. "What I've found i ... More >>
See also: Chef Bernie Kantak Returns with Citizen Public House Bernie Kantak Citizen Public House 7111 East Fifth Avenue, Scottsdale 480-398-4208 www.citizenpublichouse.com This is part one of my interview with Bernie Kantak, chef and co-owner of Citizen Public House. Come back on Tuesday for part ... More >>
It's that time again, time for the students at ASU to be on spring break, heading off to Puerto Peñasco or Lake Havasu or goodness knows where. And with spring break comes a time-honored tradition for college students everywhere: Binge drinking. One of the most popular mixed drinks for copious cons ... More >>
It's Spring Break 2012 time, suckahs! A time for all that overrated hanging out on a boat stuff, drinking until you're blackout drunk and hooking up with pasty-wearing hard-bodied strangers. Even though MTV dropped their "music television" moniker, they are still synonymous with the college-aged ho ... More >>
Eleven members of Vagos, a rival motorcycle gang of the Hells Angels, were arrested today by an Arizona Department of Public Safety gang task force in connection with several violent crimes around Bullhead City.Six of the 11 arrested during "Operation Catch 22" are repeat customers to the DPS tas ... More >>
It's Spring Break at Arizona State University which means the streets of Tempe are silent as most date-rapers and date-rapees their victims are out in Lake Havasu (note: for the love of God, not Rocky Point, please don't be in Rocky Point! Your mother is sick with worry! She can't sleep ... More >>
Image: New Times Traveling to and around Mexico can be a fun experience, but you should use your head if you're planning on going there for spring break. It's not as simple as driving to Lake Havasu or San Diego, and -- as we detail in this week's feature article on Rocky Point -- the safety ... More >>
www.imagesme.com Reality TV star and Playboy playmate Kendra Wilkinson. Move over Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian, Pam Anderson, and the droves of other celebutards who thought the sex tapes they "privately" made with their one-time significant others would never see the light of day -- there ... More >>
San Bernadino County Sheriff's Office Jimmy Joe CoxAfter an eight-year cold case investigation, police in California think they've got the man responsible for murdering a woman nearly 30 years ago and putting her dismembered head in the Colorado River.Jimmy Joe Cox, now 71, was arrested ye ... More >>
www.roflrazzi.comCriss AngelCriss Angel, the over-dramatic, often-shirtless "magician" and star of A&E's Criss Angel Mindfreak, performed a "death-defying" stunt in Lake Havasu on Saturday, and, as we predicted last week, nothing too cool happened and Angel's still alive -- despite ruthlessly ... More >>
www.roflrazzi.comCriss AngelCriss Angel, the over-dramatic, shirtless "magician" and star of A&E's Criss Angel Mindfreak, is performing a stunt in Arizona this weekend that was once perfected by legendary magic man Harry Houdini.This weekend, Angel plans to be chained, shackled, handcuffed, w ... More >>
Glenn Michael Peralta is accused of murdering a 7-month-old girlA man believed to have murdered an infant in 2007 has been arrested and extradited back to Arizona.In September, police in Lake Havasu put out a warrant for 33-year-old Glenn Michael Peralta for the October 2007 death of an inf ... More >>
Department of Public Safety officers, in collaboration with several other law enforcement agencies, carried out one of the final stages of "Operation Quiet Riot" last night, arresting seven members of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club for a series of violent assaults in Northern Arizona ... More >>
Silver Medallion's Oren J. (left) and Carnegie.The bombastic electro-hop duo of Oren J. and Carnegie (a.k.a. Silver Medallion) have been crazy productive in recent weeks. Not only have they released a brand new CD (The Last of the Popstars), they've also been gigging all around the Valley, and he ... More >>
The stars of the popular reality show "Jon and Kate Plus Eight" are getting a public divorce amid accusations that they use their kids for profit. It sounds like an ugly mess, but wouldn't you know it -- an Arizona couple hopes to follow in Jon and Kate's footsteps (wi ... More >>
I first saw Blackmarket at the 2007 SxSW festival. The band was performing on a bill with retro-metal monsters Danava, and they went on early, to a mostly-empty club. What struck me about that performance was all the heart Blackmarket put into it -- they sounded as professional as any arena band, a ... More >>
Today's kickoff day for the music industry's biggest orgy of shmoozing, boozing, and trying to see far too many bands in a brief period of time - the 2007 South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin. I won't be there - my illustrious music editor Niki D'Andrea is on her way and will deliver the sy ... More >>
Governor Photo-Op was wrapping herself in the flag over the new AZ 9/11 shrine. Now, she who puts the P in politician's running for cover
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Make downtown attractive to locals, not to outsiders wearing knee socks and nametags. It only makes sense.
The crowd at Patriots Square Park resembled that at a Stones concert
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LAST MONTH, THE RURAL/METRO FIRE DEPARTMENT BATTLED THE 23,000-ACRE RIO BLAZE. BUT AFTER THE FIRE WAS OUT, THE COMPANY STILL HADN'T COOLED ITS CRITICS.
NOT EVEN MTV AND THOUSANDS OF DRUNKEN KIDS CAN TURN WASTE-TAINTED LAKE HAVASU INTO A SPRING-BREAK MECCA
THE STATE HAD GRAND HOPES FOR DEVELOPING ITS $80 MILLION ISLE IN LAKE HAVASU. IT'S BEEN A REAL BEACH.
ARIZONA HASN'T STARTED PAYING FOR CAP, WHICH ALREADY NEEDS $100 MILION IN REPAIRS
YOU'RE A TATTOOED GIANT ON A HARLEY. YOU'RE A MEMBER OF THE DIRTY DOZEN. YOU'RE TOAST.
A REVOLUTION ERUPTS ON THE CHEMEHUEVI INDIAN RESERVATION.
COMMISSIONER JERRY HOLT MAY FACE SENATE GRILLING, DEFENDS HIS WORK