Baseball fans in need of a little pub and grub pre- or post-game may want to check out downtown's new Coach's Corner Grill. Located at 333 East Jefferson Street, just steps away from Chase Field, the sports-minded spot comes courtesy of two of the owners of Coach & Willies, the downtown bar and gri ... More >>
Yeah, yeah, yeah...we get it. Mondays suck (we've read Garfield). But it means the start of a new week, which means a bunch of killer shows in and around Phoenix. And here are a few of the coolest -- our top five must-see shows this week.
By Michael Alan Goldberg Jess Rotter truly racked up the frequent flyer miles this year. The long-time in-house publicist and marketing wiz for Brooklyn-based indie record label Mexican Summer practically lived in airplanes, repeatedly jetting out west and back to handle her duties repping Best Coa ... More >>
The past few years have been busy for prolific songwriter Loudon Wainwright III: he revisited his early records with Recovery, a full-band effort produced by Joe Henry, won a Grammy for his High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project , a tribute to the American banjo player, and released ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsLeslie WestAside from perhaps Lynyrd Skynyrd, you'd be hard pressed to find a classic rock band that's been through more tribulations than Mountain. The Long Island, New York-based band is perhaps best known for their 1970 hit "Mississippi Queen," but there's some ugly lore in t ... More >>
Carol BlonderPeter DeRuvo The best seat in this house is at the copper, wood and granite tapas bar facing Prado's wood-fired oven. The view is of chef de cuisine Peter DeRuvo and his "pickle master," Jay, working the oven, firing up the food, and finishing the plates. The chef says he is "having fu ... More >>
With last night's episode of Top Chef All-Stars, there was some serious hatin' going on in the aftermath of the dim sum elimination challenge last week where EVERYBODY ON THE PLANET thought Two-Stitch Jamie was goin' home. Nope. Still here. Still annoying. Plus, Dale and Teen Wolf Marcel are fighti ... More >>
Erica O'NeilThe spread at Philly's happy hour.The Spot: Philly's Sports Bar & Grill, 1826 N. Scottsdale Rd., Tempe, 480-946-6666 http://phillyssportsgrill.com/ The Hours: Happy hour runs Monday through Friday from 4 to 7 pm, with reverse happy hour deals Sunday through Thursday from 11 pm to ... More >>
Flickr via allysdad's photostream Trent Oeltjen's outstanding offensive efforts for the D-Backs over the past week have put the Australia-born ballplayer in a field of his own. If nothing else, the Arizona Diamondbacks' disastrous 2009 season will be remembered for the number of breakout s ... More >>
Margot sees family for what it is: prickly
United 93s Ben Sliney, as played by an actor who understood the role
Standards done well
It's taken more than great hooks for xrayok to get noticed
No cure for insidious earworms
Forget caroling. Here's a few hip-hop jammy-jams to warm your Yule log
Lipstickers, doo-raggers and power lesbians get buck wild at the E-Lounge.
Childhood games turn into obsession in Love Me If You Dare
As Phoenix considers how to revitalize its downtown, leaders should note how Tempe murdered Mill Avenue's soul
Our night owls hit the street for some action
At Nantucket Seafood and Raw Bar, there are bivalves dying foryou sins
A Coachella diary from that other desert to the left
Half-Baked standup revels in the high life
Brett and Rennie Sparks are the squabbling Sonny and Cher of gothic, underground country
Aussie rockers Radio Birdman beat the boots -- and strike a chord with the punk 'n' roll youth today -- with a new authorized collection from Sub Pop
Ed Harris flings himself into art-splattered Pollock
Stephen Schwartz, the most famous working Broadway composer you've never heard of, brings his act to Scottsdale
Valley rig-rockers Flathead face an uncertain future
Small businesses continue to flee downtown Tempe. Restaurant Mexico is the latest.
August 20 - 26, 1998
Breaking up is hard to do, but it looks as though some national reporters have stopped kissing up to John McCain
There's No Looking Back for Edward Burns' cult of personality
Spielberg unshackles high-minded Amistad . . . and You Are There!
The King of All Media exposes his Private Parts