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Maine

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2013

    10 Crazy Ice Creams Made by Small-Batch U.S. Artisans

    Only five years ago, now-commonplace ice cream flavors like sweet corn or craft beer would have caught anyone off guard. But with the introduction of bacon to the dessert course a few years ago, the line separating sweet and savory was forever demolished. These 10 ice creameries craft artisanal vers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2013

    Nineteen Firefighters Dead in Prescott-Area Yarnell Hill Fire; Eighth Deadliest Fire in U.S. History

    Nineteen wildland firefighters are dead in the Yarnell Hill Fire, a blaze that's forced the evacuation of dozens of homes in two Prescott-area towns and left the state grieving. The firefighters were caught in the fast-moving fire and forced to use their portable shelters, media reports say.

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Week

    If you're looking for proof that yesterday's indie sound is today's mainstream sound, you could do worse than examining the record sales of Imagine Dragons and Mumford & Sons, two enormously successful rock acts that spend most of their time blurring what was already a pretty blurry line. If you'r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    Rocket Burger & Subs Offers Soda Heaven

    The Guilty Pleasure: The Wall of Soda Where to Get It: Rocket Burger & Subs, 35th Ave and Cactus Price: $1.99 (or $9.95 for a six-pack) 
What It Really Costs: Go ahead and schedule that dentist visit now. Everyone has their preferred bad-for-you vice. Some people can't live without a pack of smok ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    Champagne Chef's Table Dinner at Café Zuzu

    At Hotel Valley Ho's Café Zuzu, diners don't have to wait until New Year's Eve to toast the holiday season with champagne. On Monday, December 10, the restaurant will host its annual Champagne Chef's Table. The evening begins with a Belvedere cocktail reception in the lounge at 6:30, followed by di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    Four Peaks Opens New Brewery and Tap Room, Food Trucks on Hand for Eats

    There's no kitchen, no official signage (yet), and the long, industrial building with the green stripe probably won't be winning any architectural awards, but there's beer in them there walls, folks -- Four Peaks beer. See also: Best Local Beer 2012 - Four Peaks Hop Knot This week, Four Peaks, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    The Maine Lobster Lady is Coming Back to Town!

    After a long summer hiatus, word has it that The Maine Lobster Lady is heading back to the shores of Tempe Town Lake. Grab your forks and mark your calendars, folks, it's just about time to dig in. See also: - Hawaiian-Style Eats Coming Soon to a Food Truck Court Near You - Miller Market on 1st ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 28, 2012
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    February 28, 2012

    Bacon and Egg Candies

    In an effort to make Mom proud, Chow Bella's taking a good, hard look at the most important meal of the day in the form of Scrambled, a mashup of breakfast recipes, news and reviews of local restaurants serving the a.m. crowd. Upon first glance, these little candies really do look like a sunny side ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    The Whoopie Shack: A Break From Cupcakes

    ​No fair! Here we've spent weeks discussing options for an Arizona state food, and here comes the state of Maine with the coolest state food ever: the whoopie pie. Who knew? These treats are kind of (at least in appearance) like oversized French macarons; two rounded chocolate cakes resembling b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Tumblr of the Week: The Maine Daily

    ​The fans who run this Tumblr love the hell out of The Maine. How do I know? They've got nearly 950 pages worth of Maine-related material!Everyone seems to love The Maine, which is why we're giving you more of them, courtesy of The Maine Daily.More on what's awesome about this week's Tumblr of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Incoming: O.A.R., The Maine, Alice Cooper's Christmas Pudding

    ​O.A.R. (Of A Revolution) is one of my favorite bands of all time, and I couldn't be more excited that they're coming back to town.Catching the band at the Marquee will be an entirely different beast than getting sloppy at the Birds Nest at the Phoenix Open, where the band has played during the pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Tumblr of the Week: Obsessive The Maine Disorder

    http://obsessivethemainedisorder.tumblr.com/​It's great when fans show their love and pay tribute for one of their favorite bands. In this case, this fan happens to admit to being obsessed, which could be good or bad. But either way, props to Erika, this huge fan of The Maine, for creating a blog ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Vegan Eats at Pomegranate Cafe, The Expatriate Mainer's Brunch Review For Harlow's/Joe's Diner/5th Ave. Cafe/St. Francis, OOO (Orange Olive Oil) Cupcakes

    A round-up of tasty morsels from Valley food blogs. http://4legsgood.wordpress.com/The Scramble Special at Pomegranate Cafe​Valley vegan blog Four Legs Good shared their love of the recent brunch at Pomegranate Cafe in Ahwatukee. They tried the scramble special consisting of "vegan chorizo; tofu; ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Lobster Ice Cream Washes Up (for the First Time?) on the Arizona Desert

    One crustacean cream, please.​So the Pink Spot, the all-day breakfast, coffee, and scoop joint in Phoenix, is carrying lobster ice cream through the month of July. And before you think some Valley schemester is forcing mutant scorpions from the canal into an icy dessert, this frozen crustacean ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Federal Government Dishes Out $119,000 in Fraudulent Tax Returns to Arizona Rapist Serving Life Sentence. Oops.

    Troy Fears​While the inefficiency of the Internal Revenue Service is enough to make most Americans want to bang their heads against a wall (or fly an airplane into one of its offices), it's paid off nicely for an Arizona man currently serving a life sentence at a Maine prison.Troy Fears, 54, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Last Chance Valentine's Day Dining and Fettuccine Alfredo in Today's Eater's Digest

    Bridget / www.crumblycookie.net ​ Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?Last Chance.....Alright, this is it, this is the last time we will give you any suggestions for Valentine's Day. Yesterday, we gave you a last look at the previous Eater's Diges ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Concert Etiquette, The Maine, Sweet Pie, and More in This Week's Issue

    Don't be that loud, drunk guy in the crowd. Seriously.​While lots of people are polite concergoers, so many others just don't understand the basics of concert etiquette. Maybe you're that tall guy that blocks the view of shorter people, or you're the wasted guy singing the song at the top of your ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    The Maine - Growing Up

    ​Song: The Maine, "Growing Up"Context: In going back to listen to prominent releases from local bands to prepare my "Best Local Records of 2010" list I was struck by how mature this song from The Maine is. Ya know, these guys could really grow into something even Phoenix indie snobs are proud of i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Modern Essential Tracks For Your Wedding, Vincent Gallo, This Century, and More in This Week's Issue

    Nat King Cole, an "Unforgettable" essential part of your wedding soundtrack.​The times, they are a'changing, and traditional wedding songs just don't cut it for everyone anymore. That's why we've suggested some more modern alternatives to keep your wedding rocking, as well as some selections to st ... More >>

  • Music

    November 18, 2010
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    November 18, 2010
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    September 2, 2010

    From Print: Blogs Teased in Our 9/2 Issue

    ​This week, New Times ran a list in our print publication highlighting some of the most interesting posts published at Up On The Sun over the past week. Here are links to those posts. • What are the 25 craziest things The Maine's singer has tweeted? • Why did Bob Dylan's "ticketless" show i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    The Maine, The Tubes, and More in This Week's Issue

    The Maine.​This week's music feature is on The Maine's rise to success, all the way from the networks of MySpace to their major label signing and $38 keepsake albums. Their adaptability has allowed them to chart and headline. And it doesn't look like the power-pop force is gonna be on the decline ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    The Maine Plot Massive National Tour with Never Shout Never

    ​The Maine are playing a much-hyped show at The Nile Theatre in Mesa next Friday.Actually, though, that's just the mid-point in a massive tour to promote their Billboard-charting second album Black & White. They team up with Never Shout Never for a tour of small theaters and large clubs starti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Fatigo Teams Up With Nowhere Man and a Whisky Girl For "Tiger Pit" Music Video

    The pop-punkers of the Maine aren't the only Valley band pimping a new music video this week. Latin funk/indie rock outfit Fatigo recently posted a YouTube version of their vid for "Tiger Pit," a laidback and torrid pop song the band created with Bisbee's Nowhere Man and a Whiskey Girl for last year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    The Maine Releases "Inside Of You" Video -- Yes That's The Name of The Joke Song From Forgetting Sarah Marshall

    Remember the hilarious joke song called "Inside Of You" from Forgetting Sarah Marshall? Phoenix pop-punkers The Maine have released their own version.It's not quite as catchy as the Infinite Sorrow version but MTV hearts it, declaring it an "Instant Classic" via twitter.Call me a bitter old coot, b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2010

    The Maine, This Century Sell Out First Show on National Tour

    The Maine​Things are looking pretty good for The Maine and This Century, who embark on two-month national tour today. Their first show tonight, at Slim's in San Francisco, is officially sold out, and that's quite a feat, considering the venue holds 400 people. Both pop rock bands have been busy in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    The Maine, Halocene, Other Pop-Rockers Bowl for the Homeless

    ​Looks like Psyko Steve's annual Indie Bowl won't remain Phoenix's only charity tournament featuring local bands.The Maine, A Change Of Pace, Reece, Halocene, The Season Premiere, Culture Chemistry, Crash Coordinates, Square Eyes, Milo The Mayor, and My Girl Friday are all signed up for the first ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    You Asked For It: Halocene

    ​Band: HaloceneRecord: The Secret, a six-song EPBasics: Halocene is a Phoenix female-fronted fivesome that's a little bit Letters to Cleo, a little bit Veronicas, a little bit The Maine. For the most part they've got a pure pop rock sound but they show a little edge from time to time. Love Wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Good With Grenades to Play at Desert Ridge and Meet and Greet With Fans at Hot Topic

    Good With Grenades will take a page from fellow popsters The Maine and appear at Desert Ridge's Hot Topic Thursday, July 2. The local band, who are hot off performing at the New Times Summer of Sound pop show last week at the Tavern on Mill and have quickly built a steady f ... More >>

  • News

    June 25, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    Meet The Maine at Hot Topic in Tempe Marketplace

    AZ pop-punkers The Maine, who have quickly hit the national circuit, will appear at Hot Topic at Tempe Marketplace Sunday, May 29 for a meet and greet with fans.Fans are invited to purchase any Maine CD or shirt before the event at the Tempe Marketplace Hot Topic prior to the event and they will re ... More >>

  • Articles

    March 19, 2009
  • Music

    March 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    The Maine Posts New Video

    Girls Do What They Want Tempe kiddie rockers The Maine released a new video via their MySpace yesterday. The video shows the band, which is on the cover of this month's Alternative Press, doing typical band stuff: hanging out on the tour bus, rocking, hanging out on the tour bus, engaging in some ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    The Maine's Alternative Press Cover

    The Alternative Press magazine cover featuring Tempe pretty boy "indie" rockers The Maine is now on stands. Looking good, fellas. The story, by the way, is here. Our you can check out our feature from last month.

  • Music

    February 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Jimmy Eat World Is on Twitter

    Hey, Tweeps! One of Arizona's finest, Jimmy Eat World, is on Twitter. The band is joining the ranks of popular local groups such as The Loveblisters, Miniature Tigers, and The Maine who use the social-networking site to Tweet about band news, share fun anecdotes, and photos in 140 characters or fe ... More >>

  • Articles

    December 25, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 28, 2008

    Show Announcements: Slipknot, The Maine, Dark Star Orchestra

    By Martin CizmarNot a huge week for show announcements, what with the holiday and all, but we have a few, including Slipknot (with Coheed and Cambria!), Dark Star Orchestra and The Maine.I'm most excited about The Maine, who will be at The Venue of Scottsdale the day after Christmas. Here's their vi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2008
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    November 10, 2005

    Claw-de-da

    Get some tail in Tempe

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 30, 2004

    BEST SEAFOOD

    Salt Cellar Restaurant

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 20, 2001
  • Best of Phoenix

    September 21, 2000

    Best Seafood Restaurant

    Restaurant Oceana
    8900 East Pinnacle Peak Road, Scottsdale
    480-515-2277

  • Dining

    November 18, 1999
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    October 14, 1999
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    April 2, 1998
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