Channel 8 hosted its first-ever Check, Please! Arizona Festival at CityScape on Sunday and despite the ridiculous temperatures (100 degrees, but it felt hotter), everybody seemed to have a good time.
-- Chef Kevin Binkley a Finalist for James Beard Award
-- Chris Bianco Opens Full-Blown P ... More >>
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 email@example.com. Miss a question? Go here.Comedy roasts, first made popular by The Friars C ... More >>
Last week, a couple of so-called indie bands released music videos that featured quirky blonde actresses. Michelle Williams traveled to Niagara Falls Wild Nothing's "Paradise" and The Girl Next Door Elisha Cuthbert imagines herself in a movie in The Gaslight Anthem's video for "Here Comes My Man." B ... More >>
MCSOWilliam NullA Mesa woman was kind enough to pay for her 41-year-old alcoholic nephew's carton of cigarettes. He allegedly expressed his gratitude by brutally beating her to death with a stick.According to court records obtained by New Times, about 1 a.m. Tuesday, Mesa police were dispatched t ... More >>
You probably know by now all about the Chow Bella Book Club and our partnership with Changing Hands Bookstore. If you need to get caught up, I wrote all about it a few weeks ago.
While you're reading October's selection, Kitchen Counter Cooking School, I thought you might en ... More >>
Go Daddy's new "girl," 77-year-old Joan Rivers.As we mentioned yesterday, like many, we were duped by Scottsdale-based domain provider Go Daddy into calling Joan Rivers hot. Today we learn that River's body double for Sunday's Super Bowl ad (the actual woman to whom we referred as "hot") happens ... More >>
Reality TV star and Playboy playmate Kendra Wilkinson.
Move over Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian, Pam Anderson, and the droves of other celebutards who thought the sex tapes they "privately" made with their one-time significant others would never see the light of day -- there ... More >>
The EarpsLots of local bands have managed to put out an album. When it comes to local bands who have put out more than one album, the list gets exponentially smaller. The Earps are about to join that semi-prestigious multi-album club with their forthcoming sophomore effort, Get a Room. Get a Room ... More >>
Luke HolwerdaJay Z took the "connect with the fans" thing to extremes at his Dodge Theatre show.Jay Z's claim to being "The Best Rapper Alive" is delivered so flippantly it's almost filler anymore. Certainly, there was a time after 2003's The Black Album dropped that it'd have been indisputable ... More >>
Fear not, Festival goers! Valley Metro has your back...for two nights.For an unprecedented third time since its December launch, the Metro Light Rail will be extending its hours to accommodate those patrons of the Tempe Music Festival (April 3rd & 4th) hoping to catch either night's later ... More >>
Since debuting last year, The Edge 103.9's monthly Third Thursday free concert series has featured headliners that easily fall into one of two categories: burgeoning and innovative indie-style bands or old-and-busted '90s has-beens and one-hit wonders.
Last night's event along Craftsman Court in ... More >>