Restaurateur and James Beard Award nominee Sam Fox is no stranger to opening new concepts, but The Yard may be his most ambitious one to date. See also: - Scratch Pastries to Open Phoenix Location in February - Old Dixie's Food Truck Finds Brick-and-Mortar Home at Welcome Diner Teaming up with T ... More >>
Since first reported last January, the buzz has died down a bit surrounding restaurateur Sam Fox's latest restaurant concept, dubbed "The Yard." Currently under construction at a former motorcycle garage and dealership near the intersection of Seventh Street and Montebello in North Central Phoenix, ... More >>
The band and I had the chance to spend another day with the Dain Griffin's very hospitable and friendly family. We also got to walk around the neighborhood for a bit and enjoy some nice (78 degree) sunny weather.
Silent WitnessIf you know this guy, call the police.The search is on for two men who police say robbed a guy earlier this year, and now authorities want your help. They're even making it worth your while.Silent Witness is offering up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspects ... More >>
Carol Blondercake decorating at duff's Walking through two pavilions filled with imported and locally produced gourmet food categories there for the sampling is a food lovers dream come true. The exhibitor aisles beckon the visitor with colorful displays, both artful and whimsical, package design ... More >>
Carol Blonder artful display Twice a year, the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade (NASFT), a not-for-profit trade association, sponsors the Fancy Food Show, open only to the specialty food trade. This year's winter show, held January16-18, at The Mascone Center in San Franc ... More >>
It's a felony, sure, but in the absence of real immigration reform, some young, assimilated illegal immigrants see it as their best path to citizenship
Adam Nollmeyer/Acme Photography Don't be shocked if you see something like this on the light rail this Sunday."Grab your best underwear! No Pants AZ is coming!" This is the message emblazoned across the homepage of local urban prankster group Improv AZ by its organizer Jeff Moriarty announcing t ... More >>
Post up in a condo for Fiesta Bowl Parade
Sometimes being a vegan in Phoenix can get pretty lonely, but on November 1, animal product-free Phoenicians will gather at the Spectrum Mall light rail station to celebrate World Vegan Day with a potluck full of vegan goodies.
Light rail trains will not be allowed to run past Arizona State University's Sun Devil Stadium from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday because of President Obama's commencement speech. Metro Light Rail says shuttle buses will serve as a "bridge" around the service gap.On top of that, thousands of peo ... More >>
We love a Southwestern-themed procession
I'm in a sour mood today even though I shouldn't be. Christmas, and all its attendant annoyances, is gone for another six months. I just spent some QT visiting with the family. It's warming up. I still have a job and one or two bucks left in the bank account.The source of my sourness lies with Phoen ... More >>
Where: Stop #1, Montebello and 19th Avenue: Oz (1804 W. Bethany Home Road, a five-minute walk from the stop) Drink: Rolling Rock (or any other domestic beer) for $4-$4.50. Happy hour is from noon to 7 p.m. every day and includes discounts on well drinks, domestic beers, and draught beers (aforement ... More >>
Are you still standing? Hell! That must mean you haven't taken a trip on the Night Train, the ultimate pub crawl for the Phoenix Light Rail. We've spent the last month giving you one stop, one drink and one more reason to ride the light rail every day. Now that the trains are rolling, we're giving y ... More >>
Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers are scheduled to perform this afternoon at the "Destination Tempe" celebration at the Tempe Transportation Center."I hear the train a-comin'/It's rolling round the bend" -- Johnny Cash Plenty of partying is planned for today's long-awaited debut of the Valley Metro L ... More >>
When he's not voting for public art or voting against a recommendation to make horse-tripping illegal, Claude Mattox likes to jam out with his classic rock band, the Screamin' Javelinas. The Phoenix City Councilman has been playing at city and charity events for the last few years, and his ban ... More >>
Et tu, Orange Julius?
Sure, light-rail construction is painful, but it will be worth it in the long haul