The woman who chucked a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas has been identified as a Phoenix resident.Police say 36-year-old Alison Michelle Ernst was the one who threw the shoe at Clinton, although Clinton was able to dodge it.
If you're driving from Phoenix to Las Vegas or Kingman this weekend, beware -- the Arizona Department of Public Safety is bringing out the airplane to catch speeders.According to DPS, the plane will be cruising U.S. Route 93, and the Highway Patrol officers on the ground will be along the highway, s ... More >>
A trio of top-tier scam artists from Mesa who preyed on wealthy Mormons will spend a large part of their lives in prison. Duane Hamblin Slade and his pal Guy Andrew Williams, both in their mid-40s, were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Jack Zouhary on September 30th to 15 and 12.5 years, respective ... More >>
The Lawrence Arms Las Vegas Country Saloon Friday, May 24 While I'm thrilled at the opportunity to see Devo and FLAG live (at Punk Rock Bowling), The Lawrence Arms are the main reason I'm in Las Vegas right now. The gritty Chicago punk band hasn't performed in Phoenix since a Chaser's show in 2009, ... More >>
Zia Records' "You Heard Us Back When" compilation has a solid history. The comp has been going strong since 2008, giving a bevy of local acts from Phoenix, Tucson, and Las Vegas a chance to shine. The likes of Snake! Snake! Snakes!, Kinch, Courtney Marie Andrews, Scorpion vs. Tarantula, Dry River Ya ... More >>
Joshua Johnson Kai at Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa 5594 W. Wildhorse Pass Boulevard, Chandler 602-225-0100 www.wildhorsepass.com See also: -- Todd Sicolo Dishes on Grant Achatz and His Short-Lived Las Vegas Marriage -- Conor Favre Leaves Arizona Biltmore for Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa This is ... More >>
Ah, the holidays. Christmas is all about love, sharing, sweetness and light -- and keeping the antacids handy. In keeping with the spirit of the season, Chow Bella presents "Eating Christmas," in which some of our favorite writers nosh on the real lessons we learn this time of year. Today, Zach's nu ... More >>
After allegedly shooting his ex-girlfriend to death in Avondale -- in front of their 4-year-old daughter -- Michael Hall decided to skip town, in favor of Las Vegas.Not some residential suburb of Las Vegas, and not some crime-riddled corridor of the city -- Hall was popped last month by Las Vegas M ... More >>
Extending a middle finger high and proud to rising food prices, world hunger, and nationwide obesity, Kitchen 56, the Arcadia restaurant serving American comfort food, wants you to name its newest burger. The reward? The winner gets one a month until the end of the year. Where, given the burger's un ... More >>
BBQ, beer, peaches -- sounds like the makings of a spectacular time! This weekend is packed full of fun outdoor food events and you better get outside and take advantage of 'em before even just the though of stepping one foot outside gives you a sunburn. Here's what's on our plate this weekend. ... More >>
It appears the tentacles of restaurateur Sam Fox are reaching out to expand his empire once again -- this time in Vegas, baby. The 2012 James Beard Foundation semi-finalist for Outstanding Restaurateur has announced that Culinary Dropout, his trendy gastropub in Scottsdale, will open a location in ... More >>
While $3 isn't enough to buy you a gallon of gas these days, it is enough to buy you the sixth installment of Zia Record's local music compilation, You Heard Us Back When. The double-disc album is scheduled for release on next month's Record Store Day, April 21, and features 37 songs by local musici ... More >>
Meet Chef Christopher Wolf, hybrid of outdoor-adventurer and health-conscious culinarian. Wolf teaches at Arizona Culinary Institute and has worked in top-tier kitchens in Virginia and Las Vegas. When he's not in either the kitchen or the classroom, you'll probably find him outside. As an avid mar ... More >>
Today is a big day for fans of Las Vegas, punk, and/or bowling. The full lineup for the 14th Annual Punk Rock Bowling and Music Festival will come out sometime today. We're guessing it's going to happen in the afternoon since three-day passes go on sale today at 1 p.m. Pacific. Once again BY ... More >>
Garth Milan/Red Bull Phoenix's DJ M2 competes in the Red Bull Thre3style national finals last night in Las Vegas.It was a case of "close but no cigar" for DJ M2 last night in Sin City. Despite putting on an impressive display of spinning and scratching on the decks, the Phoenix turntablist king came ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsBoise, IdahoWell folks, this last post is kind of a sad one. The two local bands on the Las Vegas show dropped out at the lat minute, which forced the promoter to cancel Out of Reverie's last scheduled date. We kicked around a few options and Darian Reneé (the singer of S ... More >>
Two Northern Arizona University students were struck with Pontiac Fever after staying at the Aria in Las Vegas, which has been struggling with lingering bacteria problems.Joseph Dougherty and Erika Keller arrived at the hotel on July 5, stayed two nights before driving back to Flagstaff, the ... More >>
The Glitch MobLos Angeles-based electro-dance musicians, The Glitch Mob, are bringing their reverberating talents to the Valley when they play The Venue Scottsdale on Tuesday, June 28. The orchestral trio made up of Justin Boreta, Ed Ma, and Joshua Mayer will be blending futuristic robotic beeps, ... More >>
After facing charges for cocaine possession in September, Bruno Mars is taking a plea deal, according to MTV News.He's scheduled to appear before a judge in Las Vegas on February 4, a week before the Grammy Awards. He will be pleading guilty to his charges.As long as Bruno Mars, whose real name i ... More >>
www.uncivilsociety.orgThe charred remains of a woman found near the Hoover Dam last month have been identified as the owner of a Las Vegas escort service. She was murdered, authorities say, over a $9,000 debt.The remains are those of 39-year-old Yung Park, according to court documents first obtai ... More >>
Iron Chef Michael Symon breaks out of Kitchen Stadium this Thursday with his new show on The Cooking Channel, Cook Like an Iron Chef. Symon, who owns Lola, Lolita, Bar Symon, and the B Spot restaurants in Northeast Ohio, as well as Roast in Detroit, says the show is for people who've watched ... More >>
At first glance, Andrew Ashmore looks more like a rocker than the executive chef of Scottsdale's Modern Steak. The 26-year-old from Grand Rapids, Mich. has a youthful appearance, with spiky hair and tattoos peeking out of his chef's jacket. Nicki Escudero On the patio of Modern SteakBut th ... More >>
We were rummaging through the post-holiday e-mail riffraff this morning, and happened onto this timely report from the U.S. Department of Justice. It concerns the growing number of threats to federal judges, U.S. Attorneys, and federal prosecutors (from members of the community, not, mind yo ... More >>
www.funnyaussiephotos.comWhat could someone possibly need with 660 boxes of pseudoephedrine? That was the question Arizona Department of Public Safety officers were asking a Las Vegas man after they found an absurd amount of cold medicine in his car, and it didn't take long for them to figu ... More >>
Did your April Bon Appetit land in your mailbox yet? Mine just did, and I was happy to see Scottsdale's chic Roka Akor included in restaurant editor Andrew Knowlton's list of ten best new places for sushi. Sure, the place stands out from the crowd more for its unusual robatayaki offerings than its ... More >>
Brew crews try to bounce their way to Sin City
Winners of big-kid scavenger hunt could be contenders
Poor Al and gang say nyah, nyah to their detractors
Used To Have a Life
Home with the range
in Casino Arizona
Spice gets stiffed
Bank One Ballpark was touted as a powerful economic engine for downtown. Data show, however, that BOB has fueled sales mostly for BOB. The meager spillover doesn't bode well for the Arizona Cardinals' stadium aspirations.
Gubernatorial candidates have been playing the usual political game. One of them lost a long time ago.
Terry Gilliam plays a long shot in loopy Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas filmization
The Blues Brothers, Marilyn, The Killer, Ol' Blue Eyes, Der Bingle and The King himself! The "Legendary Superstars" revue takes a Las Vegas formula to Apache Junction and audiences are, well, doubled over.
He's JJ! He's the owner! He's the King of Beepers! And we've got his number!
LAND BATTLE PITS REP. JON KYL (R-DEL WEBB CORP.) AGAINST REP. JIM BILBRAY (D-SUMMA CORP.)