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Michael Brown

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2014

    Phoenix Demonstrations Related to Ferguson Grand-Jury Decision Fizzle

    As parts of Ferguson, Missouri, burned and hundreds gathered in New York City's Times Square, related demonstrations in the Phoenix area mostly fizzled. Following Monday's announcement that no criminal charges would be forthcoming for a white Ferguson police officer who shot an unarmed black teen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2014

    Fear of Ferguson: PPD Chief Garcia's New Stance on Officer Shootings Rings Hollow

    Phoenix Police Chief Daniel Garcia waxed eloquent during an unusual Saturday press conference, where he announced that the Arizona Department of Public Safety would be tasked with the criminal investigation of the shooting death of Michelle Cusseaux. Four police officers responded to Cusseaux's Wes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2014

    Phoenix PD's Shooting of Michelle Cusseaux to Be Investigated by DPS

    A Phoenix police officer's fatal shooting of Phoenix resident Michelle Cusseaux will be investigated by the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Cusseaux, 50, was fatally shot by Phoenix Police Officer Percy Dupra on August 14, after police say she threatened officers with a hammer when they went t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2014

    Phoenix Protesters Decry Shooting of Michael Brown; More Rallies to Take Place This Weekend

    Robert Ramirez carired a sign that said: "Hands Up Don't Shoot." He was among a throng of protesters gathered in Eastlake Park in Phoenix as part of the Nationwide Day of Rage, a nationally coordinated effort to protest the shooting death of Michael Brown and subsequent turmoil between police and p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2014

    Phoenix Rally Organized in Response to Shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson

    Community activists are organizing a rally for tonight in Phoenix to protest police brutality in the wake of the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Police in the Missouri suburb have been clashing with protesters outraged over the killing of the 18-year-old black man. People in cities ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2014

    Military Equipment Used by Police in Ferguson Also Found at Arizona Police Departments

    There's a lot of discussion taking place about the militarization of police amid protests in Ferguson, Missouri, over the local police department's controversial shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Peaceful protests have been met with police tear-gassing, aiming rifles at, and arrests, according ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2014

    From Food Trucks to Food Halls: The Future of the Food Truck Scene in Phoenix

    It's been years since food trucks exploded onto the mainstream dining scene. Three years ago they were all the rage, spawning television shows, cook books, and festivals all over the country. In 2011 the Phoenix Street Food Coalition counted less than ten members; today there are more than 60 trucks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2013

    12 Ideal Arizona Brunches of Valley Chefs and Restaurateurs

    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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. It could be said that no meal makes us feel more sociable, cheery, and wor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    What Is the Future of Meat?

    For many years, meat's been the star attraction of the American plate. But with the world's population increasing, the demand for sustainably raised meat booming, and with an industry in need of serious change, can meat continue to play the same role it always has 20 to 50 years from now? I picked ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2013

    Steve Nash Should Pay Child Support in Divorce With Alejandra Amarilla, AZ Appeals Court Rules

    Looks like Steve Nash is going to have to pay child support to his ex-wife, after all. A ruling today by the Arizona Court of Appeals erases a Maricopa County Superior Court judge's finding on what the NBA star should pay in child support to ex-wife Alejandra Amarilla, opening the door for a substa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2013

    Last but Not Least on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives: DeFalco's Italian Eatery in Scottsdale and The Duce in Downtown Phoenix

    In January, spiky-haired chef Guy Fieri spent time with six Valley restaurants for the 14th season of his popular Food Network show, Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. See also: - What Are the Pros and Cons of Appearing on Television? - Jamburritos Food Truck's Michael Brown Has Been Busy Closing a Deal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    How's Your Week Goin'? Jamburritos Food Truck's Michael Brown Has Been Busy Closing a Deal on a Brick-and-Mortar Space Downtown in the Midst of Being Rejected by the Food Network

    When discussing the highs and lows of food truck ownership, chef Michael Brown of Jamburritos Cajun Grille Express knows they can happen at any time -- sometimes around the same time. See also: - Six Phoenix Food Trucks, Rated - Food Truck Caravan Rolls Into Downtown Scottsdale The ex-New Yorker, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    What National Chain Restaurants Do You Secretly Like?

    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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com.As much as they may deny it, chefs and restaurateurs secretly enjoy nationa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Chefs, What Would It Take to Sell Yourselves to a Major Corporation?

    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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com.Since James Beard likened himself to a "gastronomic whore" after signing an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    Is Yelp Fair to Restaurants?

    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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com.Last December, when Bizarre Foods host Andrew Zimmern called Yelp a "forum ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    Which Celebrity Should Be the Next to Open a Restaurant in Phoenix?

    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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com.Movie stars and musicians opening their own restaurants is nothing new -- e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    Jamburritos Cajun Grille Announces New Weekly Location on Roosevelt Row

    Food truck fans rejoice: starting on Monday, January 7, it's going to be easier than ever to find a mobile eatery at lunchtime from Monday through Thursday. Jamburritos Cajun Grille Express will be serving up New Orleans eats from a semi-permanent space on Roosevelt between 3rd and 5th Streets from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2012

    Tastemaker No. 1

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    Tastemaker No. 2

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

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    September 25, 2012
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    September 24, 2012

    4: Cathy Hayes

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    5: Stephen Jones

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    6: Francesca Bianco

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    7: Snir and Kierstin Mor

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2012

    8: Bob McClendon

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    9: Eytan Zias

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    10: Joe Johnston

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    11: Chrysa Robertson

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    12: Dave Johnson

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    13: Michael Brown

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Child-Porn Collector Who Worked at Joe Arpaio's Neighborhood CVS Pleads Guilty

    Michael Brown, a former CVS pharmacy employee who was busted on child-porn charges in June 2010, pleaded guilty today to five related charges.Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies arrested Brown after they received a tip that he had left several pornographic images of children in one of the store's pho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Ten Favorite Phoenix Food Trucks

    ​Since the first food truck festival rolled into Phoenix last October, it seems that nothing - not stupidly long lines, not inflated prices, not a complete and utter lack of organization, truly NOTHING - can stop the flood of food trucks and food truck festivals from saturating the Valley with mob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Chrysa Robertson at Downtown PHX Market Tomorrow for Summer Chef Series, and a Peek at Aaron Chamberlin's Session from Last Saturday

    Jennifer Woods​ The Summer Chef Series -- Saturday afternoons through the beginning of September at the Downtown Phoenix Public Market -- has to be the best way to escape the heat, meet fellow food folks, learn something new in the kitchen, get fed, sip a variety of local wines, and lose ourselves ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Michael Brown of Jamburritos Cajun Grille Express

    Hannah Hayes​The business: Jamburritos Cajun Grille Express What they're packin': New Orleans- style dishes with a familiar, easy twist: Think Cajun favorites like Andouille sausage and shrimp, chicken and rice doused with zesty Creole and Etoufee sauce - all wrapped in a handy tortilla. There a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    July 13 In Blogs: All-Star Game, Eye Lounge, High Horse, Jamburritos, and Keith Carmickle

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Kanye West Responsible for "Worst Part" of Bush Presidency

    THIS was the worst part of Bush's presidency. What that guy on the right said that night.​It's soapbox time, everybody.In a recently taped interview with Matt Lauer, George W. Bush claimed that Kanye West's candid outburst on the September 2, 2005 Concert for Hurricane Relief telethon -- "George B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    Michael Brown -- Family Man/ Former-Hand-Surgeon -- Arrested for Beating His Wife...Again

    Dr. Michael Brown and "daddy's baby girl."​You may be familiar with Dr. Michael Brown, the founder of the Brown Hand Center. He's the Houston-based doctor who runs that god-awful ad here in Phoenix featuring him, his way-too-hot-for-him wife, and his five kids. The ad ends with his young daughter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    August 26 In Blogs: Joe Arpaio, Phoenix Poetry Series, Sepultura, Upside-Down Tomatoes, and Hells Angels

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    CVS Kiddy-Porn Suspect Indicted on 10 Counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

    Michael Brown​If you're smooth enough to leave your stash of kiddy-porn in a photo kiosk at the pharmacy where you work, chances are you're gonna get in some trouble. That seems to be the case for a Phoenix man who prosecutors say did exactly that late last month.The Maricopa County Attorney's Off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Thousands of Images of "Child Erotica" Found at CVS Employee's Home, Court Docs Show

    MCSO Michael Brown​The photos of naked kids found in the photo kiosk of a CVS pharmacy in Fountain Hills last week, which police say belong to a 49-year-old store employee, was just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the man's collection of kiddy porn.Court documents obtained by N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    CVS Pharmacy Manager Arrested After Police Find Kiddy Porn in Store's Photo Kiosk

    www.icanhazcheezburger.com​Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies arrested a manager at a Fountain Hills CVS pharmacy after they received a tip that he was had left several pornographic images of children in one of the store's photo kiosks. Michael Brown, 49, of Phoenix, was arrested earl ... More >>

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    December 24, 2009
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    March 26, 2009

    Andrew Thomas Spanked By Appeals Court

      That was fast. Two days ago, Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas fired off a Hail Mary to the Court of Appeals, complaining that superior court judges are biased against him and asking the higher court to intervene. Today a three-justice appellate panel dismissed Thomas' petition ... More >>

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    December 16, 1999
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    July 1, 1999

    Fostering Sexual Abuse

    Foster kids say the state ignored its own policies, exposing them to sexual predators

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    April 23, 1998

    A Shaky Foundation - Second in a Series

    For the Baptist Foundation of Arizona--and its baffling insider real-estate deals--the devil's in the details

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    October 31, 1996
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