www.wildsound.comLooking for love in all the wrong places? Here's one more.The producers of ABC's The Bachelor will be holding open casting calls this week, right here in the Valley.On Thursday at 5 p.m., single ladies can audition to win the heart of an undisclosed bachelor, and duke it ou ... More >>
OK, Phoenix, indulge a little. We've been telling you about it all summer, and today the week-long event is finally kicking off. All week (until Sunday, July 26) fifteen of the Valley's best restaurants are just asking you to let them do the dirty work for you. Yelp.com has recruited fifteen res ... More >>
Elsa Lynch, Paradise Valley's longtime judge and court manager, will retire July 15.Her position is so unusual, the town might need two people to replace her. She's the only court administrator we've ever heard of who is also a municipal judge. The town's Web site says she's a "Arizona Supreme Court ... More >>
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: Feathered Bastard: Neo-Nazi J.T. Ready Speaks at Phoenix Tea Party Event, as Does Tasered Tempe Pastor Steven Ander ... More >>
Elsa Lynch, a judge and court manager in Paradise Valley, tells us that only 40 people who received bad red-light camera tickets took defensive driving class. None had yet taken the state-mandated Traffic Survival School class for red-light runners, and no hearings had been yet held for people with ... More >>
I've only attended a handful of Anime cons and cosplay contests so far, but I'm starting to get the picture. Anime fans, especially cosplayers, are a little like the mafia. Not to say they go around whacking people or talking like Tony Soprano, of course, but they're dead serious. They're org ... More >>
Gather ye stickybuns while ye may! Tomorrow, May 27, is the last day in business for El Chorro Lodge, the Paradise Valley eatery where a scenic mountain view, killer eats (everything from eggs benedict to steaks) and old-school cool have earned it many Best of Phoenix awards over the years. Ac ... More >>
When was the last time you ate at Top of the Rock, the fine dining spot at The Buttes in Tempe? The place never seems to come up in conversation, but maybe that will change, now that the resort has overhauled the restaurant, hired a new chef, and as of last week, unveiled a new menu. Executive ... More >>
No wonder there were rumors. A couple months ago, I'd heard that the acclaimed Barrio Cafe was moving to Paradise Valley, and I just wasn't buying it. Come on -- can you see chef-owner Silvana Salcido Esparza, a pierced and tattooed CenPho gal, leaving her 16th Street digs? Nuh uh. She tells ... More >>
Chef Beau MacMillan, Beau Mac to his friends, is down to earth. Which is actually no small feat, since as of late, he's had his share of face time on TV. Best known for his stint on the Food Network's Iron Chef America, Battle Kobe Beef, where he made quick work of Iron Chef Bobby Flay, he's sti ... More >>
In short, the answer is a definite no. That's according to Barrio Cafe's own website, which currently has a can't-miss-it notice to Barrio friends: "After many phone calls from our customers and friends, we just wanted to set the record straight. WE ARE NOT MOVING TO PARADISE VALLEY!We are st ... More >>
A state panel again supports a judge's right to speak his mind
The County Attorney's Office declared war on a respected judge after he called a prosecutor's actions racist
Letters from the issue of Thursday, September 15, 2005
Camelback Inn Resort and Spa
Lincoln Drive between 24th Street and Scottsdale Road
Arizona Canal at 40th Street just north of Camelback Road
Desert Botanical Garden
Letters from the week of November 20, 2003
Paradise Valley police picked the wrong black man to stop
The Golden Paw Concierge
Sanctuary Resort on Camelback Mountain
Gene's Hickory Smoked BBQ
Canal bank between 36th Street and 24th Street, begin walking at 36th Street just south of Stanford Drive, Paradise Valley
Did former beauty queen CeCe Doane conspire to murder her husband with Viagra? The county attorney is investigating.
Lon's at the Hermosa
5532 North Palo Cristi, Paradise Valley
They put their life savings into a Christian housing development owned by the Conservative Baptists. Now they're praying for deliverance.
Well-heeled district eliminates competitive sports programs in middle schools
In this issue: Safehouse, Duh Nobuddies, Budget Girls, Hepcat and a lethal mix of speed freaks and Tuna Helper
What do you call it when rabbits are chased across the desert by hounds which are chased by horses which are ridden by well-to-do people who fancy elaborate hunting garb? Beagle-mania.
GEORGE LECKIE RAN DOWN TWO PEOPLE WITH HIS CAR AND GOT AWAY WITH IT. IN PARADISE VALLEY, JUSTICE DEPENDS ON WHO YOU ARE.
NFL LINEBACKER MARCUS COTTON MAY HAVE RAPED AN ASU CO-ED. TOO BAD THE COPS DON'T CARE.