By one measure, Tempe and Scottsdale are among the top 100 places to live in the United States.According to Livability.com, Tempe is 43rd, and Scottsdale's 89th.
Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.Movie stars and musicians opening their own restaurants is nothing new -- e ... 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, Susan Tul ... More >>
Mesa resident Nicholas Linsk is accused of driving his truck away from the scene of his fatal collision with a bicyclist in Fountain Hills, which was reported by a man driving in the lane next to him at the time.According to court documents obtained by New Times, the initial story Linsk provided to ... More >>
Pulmonary Associates, with 15 doctors and six Valley locations, focuses on modern treatment techniques and claims on its Web site to be "in the forefront of our field."But when asked about the effects of smoking marijuana on lungs, not one of those doctors returned New Times' repeated calls.Nor was ... More >>
After the inauguration ceremony, audience members made their way into Phoenix City Hall for a reception, which included offering a 2012 wish for Phoenix and its elected officials.Greg Stanton took the stage as Phoenix's 52nd mayor and delivered an inauguration speech earlier today that, in part, ... More >>
Greg Stanton took the stage as Phoenix's 52nd mayor and delivered an inauguration speech earlier today that, in part, announced his plans to develop a second bio-medical campus in north Phoenix with the Mayo Clinic and creation of a "Mayors' Futures Forum on Education," a way for Arizona may ... More >>
Democratic Senator Olivia Cajero Bedford, calling out Pearce as a "dictator"In the end, they all passed out of the state Senate Appropriations Committee, all of state Senate President Russell Pearce's anti-immigrant bills, other hate-filled measures offered by his stooges, and cataclysmic proposed l ... More >>
Martin CizmarToubab Krewe on stage at Compound Grill in Phoenix.Toubab KreweCompound GrillSaturday December 4, 2010Here's something amazing that pretty well sums up the vibe at Saturday night's Toubab Krewe show at Compound Grill: They let the chicks bring in their hula hoops and, dammit, they us ... More >>
www.thepreppyprincess.comAt last, an iPhone application that does something a little more useful than finding the closest Applebee's.Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale are conducting clinical trials on a new iPhone app that would allow doctors to view brain scans with their iPhone ... More >>
The Phoenix Suns beat the Memphis Grizzlies 126-111 in Phoenix Wednesday night. The win was the Suns 15th consecutive home victory this season and gave the team the best record in the NBA at 12-3...A West Valley Mayo Clinic has stopped accepting a certain types of Me ... More >>
Get out your calendars, folks. And your credit cards. You've paid your dues through the most boooring part of summer, and now you can finally treat yourselves with tickets or reservations for some exciting culinary events coming up in the next month or so. It's just the beginning of the culinary/so ... More >>
Hollywood Heartthrob The Takeover Grade B- When financial considerations mean songs needs to be replaced for a DVD release of a film or a TV show, producers usually turn to generic sounding music to take the place of the more popular, but prohibitively expensive, tune. Tinsel-town just might come ... More >>
Two Arizona State University Students have been named among the top 40 students in the nation by USA Today. Eric Anderson and Charlene Bashore were picked by the newspaper for "exception intellectual achievement and leadership." Bashore is a senior who digs DNA research and wants t ... More >>
Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon and nine other mayors will travel to Saudi Arabia this month on a junket paid for by the Saudi government, Arizona Republic reporter Scott Wong reports this morning. When we looked at the list of mayors Wong published, though, something struck as odd: They were all men. Bu ... More >>
Iced coffee from LuxAnybody who's ever stepped foot into Lux coffee shop on Central knows the weekend and weekday morning scenes there can be chaos, with caffeinated hipsters and business-types all tapping away on their laptops or reading the morning papers. There's a reason they consistently flock ... More >>
Once ruled a suicide, Phoenix finance chief Kevin Keogh's leap to his death on a busy thoroughfare is a true medical mystery
Move Over, ALCOR. Phoenix-based Preserve A Life wants to make sure the dearly departed are ready for their close-ups.
Arizona's organ donations are in trouble for a reason.
Lee McGuire's deformities may be unique on Earth. The shoes he'll need to walk will be just as special.
Gas 'n' go to the Valley's most far-out restaurant
Maryvale woman who nursed grandson through leukemia now faces her own medical crisis
And you thought your dandruff was a drag
Tempe kept quiet about encephalitis-carrying mosquitoes, and the resulting pesticide applications
July 30 - August 5, 1998
Some people golf. Some people fish. Some people collect stamps. Dale Burton spends his free time studying and caring for rattlesnakes.
A resident gets cut from Maricopa Medical Center's surgical training program. She says it's discrimination. It's just the latest problem facing the center's taxpayer-funded contractor, Medpro.
Seven years ago, doctors gave Hepatitis C its name. It had already condemned 3.9 million Americans to limbo.
Surgeon genital's warning: A penis-enlargement operation can leave you scarred, lumpy and--yikes!--smaller
For Kay Torrez and her fellow New Age wanderers, meandering through sprawling desert labyrinths is anything but a lost cause
Government officials are crowing about the deal that brought Sumitomo's silicon-wafer factory to northeast Phoenix. But they haven't mentioned that the deal will cost taxpayers billions of dollars.
YVONNE CAMENOS WASN'T RICH OR FAMOUS. BUT THOSE WHO WITNESSED HER FOUR-YEAR BATTLE AGAINST OVARIAN CANCER WON'T EVER FORGET HER.
FOR 17 MONTHS, NOTHING STOPPED THE RELENTLESS SPASMS THAT DROVE HIM CRAZY. NOT SPOONFULS OF SUGAR, NOT ACUPUNCTURE, NOT EVEN A VETERINARY LASER BEAM.