Somewhere north of Apache Junction, there's a long road leading to a rock on the edge of the Salt River that Jesse Elliott still needs to see.
For a songwriter who makes the most out of near-endless traveling, that rock represents just another one of those tempting little side roads in life.
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Rob Samuels comes from a long line of whiskey-makers -- the Samuels clan has been distilling as far back as the 1500s in Scotland and was making whiskey in America before the country was founded. Bill Samuels Sr. (Rob's grandfather) began producing Maker's Mark in 1954, and Rob took over as chief op ... More >>
"Good morning 2012!" was the rallying cry hollered by a young lass in full-on party mode just before dawn broke on New Year's Day at hip hotel the Lexington. The sky was drenched in imperial violet as the sun readied its leap over the horizon, which usually is the indicator that whatever all-nigh ... More >>
Gwen Ashley WaltersGwen Ashley Walters is a professionally trained chef, and spends her days writing about food -- you might know her blog Pen & Fork. She is a "smoothie savant" and tweets (@chefgwen) about her ultra creative smoothie ingredients like Avocado Kiwi Lime Sriracha. She's ... More >>
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The last time we caught up with the Meat Puppets it was mostly to talk about the 'Arizona scene' after a rough week at Austin's South by Southwest music conference.Regrettably, I didn't even mention the band's new record Lollipop in that piece. But, yes, the Puppets put out a brand new record thi ... More >>
MouthXSouthwestHey Phoenix, welcome to the pop-up restaurant party. Fashionable late as always, Phoenix is about to get its first taste of the foodie trend that has already hit major cities like San Fransisco, New York and Bozeman, Montana. The new restaurant project Cycle, which opens its ... More >>