Practically every Western film one can think of has at least one saloon scene, a place where the sound of honky tonk piano creates the mood, where the town folk mix with the cowboys and ranchers, the gamblers and outlaws rub shoulders with the Marshall and his deputies, and the mustachioed bartende ... More >>
Saturday night was a typical Saturday night at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction -- the day the real money is tossed around.For example, the gentleman who dropped $4.62 million -- four point six-two million American dollars -- for an original Batmobile, and the man who spent $1.1 million to be ... More >>
Just like many of you, I've been transfixed this weekend watching the TV news coverage of the slaughter of the innocents at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
And like a bad case of acid reflux, the national debate has begun -- for the umpteenth time -- over the issue of gun ... More >>
For our readers who wanted to hear how the NASCAR race went yesterday at Phoenix International Raceway, we assumed you'd find that information elsewhere -- that is, until we found out that someone finally jumped that goody two-shoes Jeff Gordon.
You know it's summer in the Valley when celebu-chef and flat leaf parsley fan Beau MacMillan brings some of the stars of the culinary world out to the Paradise Valley resort Sanctuary at Camelback Mountain for his popular Lunch & Learn series.
Beginning Saturday, July 14, food fans can hook up wit ... More >>
The tender: Matthew WohlebThe bar: Amaro Pizzeria and Vino Lounge (28234 N. Tatum Blvd, Cave Creek, 480-502-1920)The pedigree: Wohleb began working at age 20 at Kazimierz World Wine Bar. The place's vast wine cellar spurred an interest in the beverage, so he moved on to other win ... More >>
You might be misjudging Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr... except for the whole race car theme. Growing up you were always told not to judge a book by its cover, but judging a band by its name? That's pretty easy. The Black Keys? They're blues rock, of course. Spice Girls? The poppiest pop imaginable. ... More >>
Who knew that the mainstays of Hell's Kitchen -- Gordon Ramsay's expletives, plate throwing, food spitting, etc. -- could be bested by contestants unleashing a top-shelf grade of crazy/scary the likes of which Fox must be doing nude, cocaine-induced cartwheels over?
Even the show's non hell-like ... More >>
An electrical fire gutted the Blooze Bar burned last week, leaving the NoPho venue out of commission for some time.As we told you yesterday, some of the joint's regulars are pitching in to raise funds for the folks left jobless by the inferno. First, Whiskey Six is hosting a benefit Thursday at M ... More >>
Hole 16 at TPC ScottsdaleGolf is typically considered a game of etiquette, where observers are well-behaved, quiet, and polite. However, anyone who has been to the FBR Open in Scottsdale can tell you that it can also be a game of debauchery.The 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale ... More >>
CheckpointCharlie headlines the Clean Slate fest in Glendale.Festival season is officially upon us -- with Country Thunder and Tempe Music Festival next weekend, and McDowell Mountain Music Fest later in April -- and we've got one more to add to your calender. Clean Slate Celebration in Glendale A ... More >>