Welcome to the holiday season nexus. Please turn in your seasonally appropriate pop songs. Please return to the city where you work. Please await further instructions. Do not think about New Year's Eve. It's not here yet, and kind of a disappointment anyway. (View our complete concert calendar her ... More >>
Alkaline TrioMarquee Theatre, TempeSunday, April 28, 2013 I've got a big, fat fucking bone to pick with you, Alkaline Trio. In case you haven't heard, I'm sick and tired of waiting to hear "Radio." I wish you would have swapped some new songs for "Nose Over Tail," "Clavicle," and all of Goddamnit. ... More >>
In ancient times, Mayans drank cacao concoctions to achieve an altered consciousness believed to bring them close to a god-like state. It was this promise of elevated awareness and an interest in Divine Metaphysics that initially attracted Sam Filicetti, an electrical engineer, to choc ... More >>
One bad Hitler analogy turned the Maricopa County YWCA into a war zone
How Phoenix became a capital of cutthroat croquet.
They call it "Snake Farm." Lawyers like Cal Thur battle State Farm to protect consumers from their own insurance company. Moral of the story: Don't have an accident.
She's a ... what?
Week of October 12th
Rising documentary filmmaker Barbara Bustillo-Cogswell rides high on the hog
By Laura Laughlin Sophia Lopez-Espindola's grassroots organization has survived bullets, business setbacks and political pitfalls
Mining industry strikes another rich vein in the Legislature
Longtime barkeep remembers when drinking was dignified
Instead of removing Michael Cooley's brain tumor, a surgeon cut out healthy tissue. Fifteen years later, Cooley's settled malpractice cases against his doctor and his lawyer. The tumor still must be removed.
Don't buy his poor-boy claims he can raise big bucks. But will it be his undoing?
Chandler's leaders want to transform their sleepy downtown into an "oasis for the affluent." No wonder the barrio is restless.
A disgruntled employee, the auditor general and the media painted the ASU Art Museum director as a self-serving spendthrift--then hung her out to dry. Marilyn Zeitlin may not be the greatest boss, but she's no crook.
Arizona's tight-knit blues community is about to lose its longtime ambassador, Big Pete Pearson
Arizona is awash in crystal methamphetamine, a highly addictive stimulant that makes the weak strong, the lazy motivated, the fat thin, the trivial profound. Abuse it enough, and it can also make you psychotic.
Maricopa County dumped hazardous waste at its property for years. But don't expect the county to pay for it -- ADEQ has already let it off the hook.
The nation's premier medical criminologist imparts his profundity--and profanity
Funds slashed for clinic serving ill people in TCE-tainted site
Egoconsumed developers, lobbyists, flacks, detectives and lawyers generate fear and loathing a la Barbarians at the Gate. The reason? Two proposed outlet malls the Valley doesn't really need.
ARIZONA'S REPUBLICAN LEADERS WANT THE STATE TO BUCK FEDERAL LAWS ON CFC PRODUCTION. THAT'S WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WEIRD SCIENCE MIXES WITH WACKY POLITICS.
AGAINST THE ADVICE OF CITY STAFF, INTERIM MAYOR THELDA WILLIAMS IS WORKING TO PUT HUNDREDS OF HOMES IN AN AIRPORT INCUSTRIAL PARK. BY THE WAY: ONE OF FRIENDS WIL MAKE $200,000 IF THE DEAL GOES THROUGH.
IS JAMES J. DILETTOSO A TECHNO GOD OR JUST ANOTHER FLOPPY DISCIPLE? EVEN HE CAN'T SAY FOR SURE.
PUCKISH ALL WOMAN TEAM BREAKS THE ICE IN VALLEY HOCKEY LEAGUE.
AS AMERICA WEST GOES, SO GO PHOENIC AND TEMPE? GULP.