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Long Island

  • Calendar

    June 26, 2014
  • Blogs

    December 20, 2013

    Tower of Power: "I Was Floored By Hipper Than Hip Myself"

    As the legend goes, in 1974 the commercially successful jazz and soul symphony band Tower of Power played a studio session in Long Island on the radio station WLIR. This might have been just one of countless performances in the history of a band that's conquered the ups and downs of the music indust ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2013

    Top 5 Must-See Phoenix Shows This Weekend

    This set of concert recommendations won't apply to everyone, because we don't have one that takes place in an airport on your way back to your parents' house. But if you're sticking around, like me, you've got some options. Like Up on the Sun on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for the latest local ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    Street Eats Food Truck Festival Is Set for January 12 and 13 at Salt River Fields

    If you love local food trucks, Food Network, or Man v. Food on the Travel Channel, here's an event for you.

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    Laurie Notaro's Eight Food(ie) Terms Past Their Expiration Dates

    ​Some people, such as readers of Eatocracy, followers of multiple food blogs, and Food Network devotees, consider themselves as inductees in a special club of "culinary provocateurs" who rise far above the standard chewers of mealtime. So much to the point that as any exclusive rank, they've inven ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    Last Call Goes On Spring Break: Adios Motherfucker!

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    Where to Eat and Drink Near Camelback Ranch

    ​ Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox: Camelback Ranch All week long we're sharing suggestions of where to find breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks near each spring training stadium. Have a favorite spot baseball fans should hit? Leave it in the comments. Widely considered one of the crown ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Matt Slenske's American Junkie

    Zach Fowle ​Yesterday we met Matt Slenske, bar manager at American Junkie. Today he shares with us the recipe for the bar's signature drink, aptly named the American Junkie. Packed with ingredients, it's like a Long Island Iced Tea gone to the loony bin.

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Making Hundreds of Long Islands with Curtis Williams at Mill Cue Club

    Zach Fowle​The tender: Curtis Williams The bar: Mill Cue Club (607 S. Mill Ave., 480-858-9017) The pedigree: Becoming a bartender at Cue Club works differently than at most places: any girl who wants to tend bar has to start out as a server, and any guy has to first work the door. Williams followe ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 25, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    NEW Spring Restaurant Week Starts May 13

    ​Hungry for some awesome restaurant deals? The Arizona Restaurant Association announced yesterday that they'll be following in the footsteps of Long Island's Restaurant Week sponsors, who recently added a spring event to their annual culinary lineup. The first-ever Sprin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    April Lohrenz at Spitfire Grill & Tavern

    April Lohrenz ​April Lohrenz wears many hats. There's the promoter hat, which she wore while working years ago as a promoter for Budweiser, travelling all over the country to promote the beer company at hydroplane speed boat races. There's the student hat, which she currently dons as she stu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    MasterChef, the American Idol of Cooking, Premieres This Tuesday -- Prepare for Stomach for "Funeral Potatoes"

    This Tuesday on Fox, Mr. needs-a-nap chef Gordon Ramsay brings the world's biggest cooking competition to America with MasterChef. Featuring home cooks competing for $250,000 and the chance to publish their own cookbook, this American Idol of cooking shows doses out more drama than the wildly pop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Badness at Char's Has the Blues

    Badness members​This is part of a series of reviews of bands who play weekly at local bars. The show: Badness at Char's Has the Blues. The look: Small, old-school blues dive, lit by red Christmas lights. The smell: Wood and the street. The taste: Sweet. In an old, sweaty kind of way. Three words/ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Top 5 Cocktails That Will Make You Fat

    This subway sign from the NYC Dept. of Health and Mental Hygeine is about sugary soft drinks, but you get the point.​Just because the bartender doesn't hand you a nutritional information packet with your cocktail doesn't mean those calories don't count. For some, a night of binge-drinking ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Tiger Woods and Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino "Un-Sexiest Men of the Year"

    www.fancast.com"The Situation"​The results are in: Sex great Tiger Woods and Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino of The Jersey Shore are named as the two un-sexiest men of 2009, according to an opinion survey conducted by The Boston Phoenix.Tiger, who just finished a stint at an Arizona rehab center, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Mug Shot of the Week: Cardinals Super Fan

    ​This is one of the few haircuts we've ever seen that may be dumber than the "blown out" Long Island locks Paulie D sports on the Jersey Shore. This Arizona Cardinals super-fan was originally seen on The Smoking Gun and his mug was brought to our attention by our friends a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 29, 2009

    God on the Mic

    The original emcee returns to pump up the volume

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    Concert Review: Brand New Cover Songs From All Four Albums And Keep It Simple On Stage

    ​It's not often that a band garners encore-like chants from their fans before a show unless it's an arena band such as Bon Jovi or U2. However, this was the scene at Mesa Ampitheatre Thursday 10 minutes before Brand New greeted the fairly packed house. The Long Island punk act took ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Brand New Streaming New Disc on MySpace

    ​ Daisy, the forthcoming album from Long Island indie/hardcore band Brand New isn't out until next Tuesday, Sept. 22, but thanks to MySpace, you can check out the disc in its entirety before it drops next week. The band is streaming its fourth disc on their MySpace page. After givi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 13, 2009

    Long Live The Mean Queen

    A not-very-nice girl performs at Dodge

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Brand New to Release New Disc in Sept. and Headline Mesa Amipitheatre in Oct.

    Daisy, the forthcoming album from Brand New, is set to drop Sept. 22Arizona Brand New fans can rejoice. The Long Island hardcore rock band will release Daisy, their forthcoming disc, Tuesday, Sept. 22. The disc is the highly-anticipated follow-up to 2006's The Devil and God Are Rag ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 9, 2009

    Break a Hipster

    Panic! offshoot has good genes for an alt-dance party

  • Music

    June 4, 2009
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    June 4, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    "The Ballad of Joe Arpaio" Hits the Blogosphere

    A buddy just sent us a link to this cool little story in the New York Times.  Seems that a factory worker from Long Island named Saul Linares recently penned a little corrido -- those wonderful Latino folk ditties about love, murder, and about everything between. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2008

    Better Than Petty?: Hypothetical Super Bowl halftime shows

    With Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers headlining Super Bowl XLII’s halftime show, we couldn’t help but wonder what other acts deserve the chance to play to one of the year’s biggest crowds. Of course, then also we got to wondering about what rare duets the event could motivate, especially after ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 29, 2007

    Stinging Sensation

    Artist Gwyneth Scally swims with the jellyfish

  • News

    May 18, 2006

    War Games

    Colonel Kreme and Staff Sergeant Jett dive-bomb Mardi Gras for the Mother of All Sadisco Battles

  • Music

    November 10, 2005
  • Music

    September 29, 2005
  • Music

    July 28, 2005

    Pit er Pat

    Shaken and stirred

  • Music

    June 30, 2005

    Action Action

    Catchy, with gloom

  • Calendar

    December 23, 2004

    Lick Them Beavers!

    Notre Dame looks for payback in the Insight Bowl

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 30, 2004

    BEST UPSCALE ITALIAN RESTAURANT

    Daniel's Italian Cuisine

  • Music

    June 17, 2004
  • Calendar

    May 27, 2004
  • News

    April 8, 2004

    Palace of Perversion

    The Scully and Mulder of PHX-Files fame discover Goth/Industrial vamps and tramps at Area 51

  • Music

    June 12, 2003

    Northern State

    Dying in Stereo (Interscope)

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 26, 2002
  • Best of Phoenix

    September 26, 2002
  • Film

    September 27, 2001

    Teenage Wasteland

    The malaise of a suburban teen is made vivid in the disturbing debut L.I.E.

  • Calendar

    June 21, 2001

    Another Opening, Another Show

    If your vagina got dressed, what would it wear to The Vagina Monologues?

  • Culture

    April 5, 2001

    Blowin' Smoke

    Ted Demme and Denis Leary are a match made in effin' heaven

  • News

    January 11, 2001

    Burn, Baby, Burn

    'Stop urban sprawl!' 'Burn the rich!' 'An acre an hour is obscene!' Is it any wonder some are rooting for the arsonists?

  • Calendar

    August 24, 2000

    The Gay Laughter Trinity

    Valley of the Sun Gay and Lesbian Community Center's "2000 Night of Comedy"

  • Music

    December 24, 1998

    Song for Xmas

    The trailer-park Grinch revisits his year of misery

  • Music

    December 11, 1997

    Rhymes of Passion

    Hip-hop court jester Busta Rhymes rides high with new album and groundbreaking tour

  • Music

    August 15, 1996

    I Love a Band in a Uniform

    The fashionable dos and duds of pop's greatest costume gimmick bands

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