It's easy to forget now, when there are over a dozen flavors of Coca-Cola available, but a bottled cherry cola -- as opposed to the sort of cherry colas mixed up traditionally at drugstores and diners -- was once a revolution. Like you'd probably expect, Coke came up with it, Pepsi borrowed the idea ... More >>
As far as I knew knew up until a few weeks ago, Crush came in two flavors: Orange and Grape. Recently I was visiting my family in Ohio when I came across Pineapple, Peach, Strawberry and Tropical Punch. Shocking! Then, I did a little more research and found out that Dr Pepper Snapple actually makes ... More >>
Socko is made right here in the Valley, at Bliss Beverages on Scottsdale Road. The company, founded five years ago by 32 year-old Jordan Harwood, has been fairly successful in its short existence, teaming up with World Wrestling Entertainment to produce the Hulk Energy drink, and raking in an estima ... More >>
D-Backs stand up for the poor little guy
The iron fist in the velvet glove: Smoothie Judge Burke crushes the C.A. and Wilenchik's 10.1 motion like it was an empty Pepsi can. In a quick ruling on yesterday's 10.1 hearing in which County Attorney Candy Thomas' well-paid attack schnauzer Dennis "Demon Dog" Wilenchik asked for Judge Timothy ... More >>
Hunting for rapture in the live music capital of the world
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Notaro spins more funny yarns
Late Nite Catechism has gotten to be a habit with local crowds
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It's one, two, three bites en route to the old ball game
Conservatives and hip-hop fans weigh the pros and ho's of Ludacris
A thriving Arizona break-dancing culture rediscovers the state's grandmasters of boogaloo
The mystery behind Britney Spears' appeal with chicks who should know better
Victims in Ecstacy completes its new CD, and breaks up at the same time
With Invincible, Michael Jackson continues to spill blood on the dance floor
After a decade of mixing it up, Valley rapper Pokafase inks a cool deal with a hot new label
A trip to Mex-Sal North is an adventure in dining for those who seek the cuisine of El Salvador
Mill Avenue bulber moves on
Low hopes its slow-and-depressing label was one thing Lost in the Fire
"Fragile Moments" and "Screen Shots," two separate exhibits at ASU, tie disparate childhood memories together
Lunching New York-style with "Pattie Ragú"
Kidnaped, tortured and nearly killed in a Mexican hellhole, a Phoenix entrepreneur wants to teach others about the perils of doing business south of the border
Ricky Martin's solo debut in Phoenix a sellout in more ways than one
Michael Mann's tobacco saga The Insider is an Oscar-worthy tale of real-life suspense
AzMFest no holiday in the sun
Ricky Martin is in a show-biz tailspin. The boy needs help. And he needs it now.
The bright side of scaring the bejesus out of people
Why did Phoenix police let an armed and dangerous suspect climb into an unwitting cabdriver's back seat before they opened fire?
The laid-back intensity of the Diamondbacks' $10 million man
Spice Girls shrewdly work every angle at Desert Sky
Jackie Chan's cooking with gas in Mr. Nice Guy
Trouble's a-brewin' at the museum north of town. Old-timers don't cotton to newcomers who want to turn the desert historical center into a Western theme park.