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Phoenix (Arizona)

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2014

    Cartel's Cold Brew Is Now Available by the Keg

    It's going to be a long summer. If your plan is to hunker down and get a bunch of work done in hopes that it'll make the heat pass more quickly, we understand, but you're going to need some help. Now you can enjoy all of the smooth, caffeinated goodness of Cartel Coffee Lab's cold brew from the comf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2014

    The First Scottsdale Spice Culinary Event is Scheduled For The Same Day as Roosevelt Row's Annual Chile Pepper Festival. Really.

    Here's the good news: We're getting another spicy culinary event in town, one that will let diners see if they can handle varying levels of heat from Valley chefs. And here's the bad news: It's going down on the same date as the third annual Roosevelt Row Chile Pepper Festival, a celebration of al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2014

    5 Must-See Local Music Videos

    Creating an interesting, engaging, or exciting music video is no easy trick. In some ways, it sometimes can be as challenging as creating the song that its showcasing. While the audio end is covered, filmmakers or video creators have to conjure up a visual representation of the track being featured ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    Black Keys to Play US Airways Center November 10

    The Black Keys announced a nationwide tour in support of their forthcoming album, Turn Blue, and they will stop by Phoenix on November 10 to play the US Airways Center. No word yet on ticket price, but if you pre-order the album through the Black Keys' website you can get first shot at tickets sta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    ASU Report: More Evidence Millennials Aren't Buying Homes Around Phoenix

    The monthly real estate reports from Arizona State University's Center for Real Estate Theory and Practice have suggested for several months that Millennials aren't buying homes in the Phoenix area.This month's report includes more evidence this is true.

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    Tucson's Burning Palms Bring A Taste Of Egyptian Lo-Fi

    By Joshua Levine Just 15 months after their debut show, Lolipop Records recording artists Burning Palms will be headlining a free show at the Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix in the headlining slot on Sunday, May 11. The Tucson-based quintet will be supported by some of the valley's best underground ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    ACLU Looking Into Phoenix's "Project ROSE" Prostitution Busts

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona is looking into the program known as "Project ROSE," which involves sending suspected prostitutes to a church-based diversion program as an option to avoid jail.The ACLU has filed records requests seeking a wealth of information on the program, which is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    Phoenix Avoids a Measles Outbreak

    A little more than a month after someone with measles flew into Phoenix, health officials say it looks like an outbreak has been avoided.There have been multiple measles outbreaks in places along the West Coast this year, including more than 20 cases in Orange County, California, and more than 400 c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2014

    Top Five Most-Read Phoenix News Stories of the Week

    In case you missed any news action this week, we've got you covered.Here's our recap of the most-read news stories of the week:

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    Phoenix VA Director, Two Others Placed on Leave

    Phoenix VA Health Care System director Sharon Helman and two other VA employees have been placed on leave while the investigation continues into whether 40 veterans died on a "secret waiting list."Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki released a statement indicating that Helman, Phoenix VA ass ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    10 Best Metal Shows in Metro Phoenix In May

    See also: Top 10 Metro Phoenix Metal Vocalists. Now more than ever, there is lot of metal -- from comedy to thrash to black to grindcore -- getting slung in and around Metro Phoenix, thanks to concerts and gigs by locals and touring acts alike. That's why we have compiled a monthly list of the 10 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    April Restaurant Openings and Closings in Metro Phoenix

    Despite spring being a great season for Valley restaurants with tons of out of towners coming in and giving the scene a cash boost, not all restaurants made it through the season. However, in a very springy way, there was much more growth in the restaurant scene this month than there was shuttering. ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 1, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 30, 2014

    VA Official: We Found "No Evidence" of a Secret Waiting List at Phoenix VA Hospital

    The Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Health told a U.S. Senate committee this morning that the department's own review of allegations surrounding the Phoenix VA system has revealed "no evidence" of a secret waiting list.A retired VA doctor from Phoenix has claimed that there is a secret waiti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2014

    Senate Committee to Hold Hearing on Phoenix VA Allegations

    The Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs will hold a hearing on allegations that as many as 40 veterans died while waiting for care at the Phoenix VA healthcare system.Both a former VA doctor and a U.S. Congressman have claimed that VA employees either manipulated or otherwise obfuscated the true w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2014

    5 Best Restaurants in Arcadia Right Now

    There are plenty of reasons for food lovers to like the Arcadia neighborhood -- the central location, the ranch-style homes, the plentiful citrus trees, and of course, the plethora of dining and drinking options. There's no shortage of places to grab a bite or a cocktail in this Phoenix neighborho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Food Festival Season in Phoenix: Spread Out the Love

    The number of food (and drink) festivals in this city has exploded in recent years. Phoenix is a bona fide food town. It's exciting. It's also daunting. If you're a food lover, you've probably spent many weekends over the past few months stuffing your face with BBQ samples and dessert samples and w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    5 Best Things To Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix

    Wingstock 2014 Saturday, April 19 The "hottest festival in the Valley" is going down Saturday at the Mesa Amphitheatre. At Wingstock Arizona 2014, Valley restaurants (including House of Brews in Gilbert and The Vine Tavern & Eatery in Tempe) will compete for the title of "Wingstock King of Wings. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 17, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 15, 2014

    Caffe Boa in Tempe Is Doing Easter Brunch in Old School Croatian-Style

    If you're still looking for a unique way to celebrate Easter brunch this year, you might be interested in what they've got planned over at Caffe Boa in Tempe. Owners Jay and Christine Wisniewski are bringing some Croatian traditions to their restaurant by offering rotisserie-style all natural, who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    5 Best Restaurants in Peoria, Surprise and El Mirage Right Now

    Head west of the Loop 101, hit the US 60, and you're in the north West Valley. And while it's not the hottest or hippest part of greater Phoenix, the cities in this neck of the woods -- which include Peoria, Surprise, and El Mirage -- have more than a few restaurant gems to offer hungry diners. You ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2014

    United 
We Stand: Asylum Seekers Test America's Broken Immigration System

    They're called the Dream 9 -- young men and women who were brought into the country when they were children but who returned to Mexico, their birthplace, and then attempted to re-enter the United States last summer. They didn't cross under the cover of darkness. They didn't hike for days through th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2014

    Hi, Phoenix. I'm the New Music Editor. Let's Meet.

    There's a new music editor running Up on the Sun. My name is David Accomazzo. Nice to meet you, Phoenix. I've spent my life in the mountains of Colorado, and nine days ago, I sold most of my worldly possessions, packed the rest in a U-Haul, and started the 13-hour drive to the Arizona desert. And t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    As Lime Prices Rise, Metro Phoenix Restaurants Figure Out A Way To Lower Cost

    Think of your favorite dinner at a local Mexican joint-- the guacamole uses lime juice, the margarita uses lime juice, and your favorite street taco is typically topped with a slice of lime too. Many drinks and dishes in town use the green citrus, but recently, cartels in Mexico have started trying ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    10 Most Underrated Aspects of Living in Phoenix

    Sometimes, it can be easy to lose sight of why living in Phoenix is better than living in so many other cities.With that, check out our picks for the 10 most underrated aspects of living in Phoenix:

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    Phoenix One of the Top Cities for Entry-Level Jobs

    Depending on where you are in your career, this might be good news or bad news: Phoenix is one of the top cities for entry-level jobs.This is according to Indeed, the job-hunting website, which scanned its own listings for this result.

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2014

    Maya's Farm CSA Accepting Applications Now for Spring Season

    There's no need to run all over town just to get your hands on fresh, local produce. Not when you can sign up for a CSA, or community-supported agriculture. Maya's Farm, a small enterprise run by Maya Dailey within The Farm at South Mountain development, offers CSA members a weekly allotment of fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    March Restaurant Openings and Closings in Metro Phoenix

    Another month, another handful of painful goodbyes to Phoenix dining institutions have left us near heartbroken. However, with some exciting new restaurants hitting the scene this month as well, it almost makes up for having to let go of some favorites -- almost.

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    ASU Real Estate Report: Home-Buyer Demand "Subdued," but Rental Demand Very Strong

    The home-buying market in the Phoenix area is still "quiet," but the same can't be said about rentals.According to the monthly real estate report from Arizona State University's Center for Real Estate Theory and Practice, the rental supply in the Phoenix area is at "unusually low levels" due to a he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2014

    Puente Supporters to Walk 60 Miles From Phoenix to Eloy to Protest Deportations

    Supporters of the pro-immigrant group Puente plan to make the 60-mile walk from Phoenix to Eloy in their latest stunt to protest deportations.The National Day Laborer Organizing Network, which is behind the national "Not One More Deportation" project, is having a day of action on April 5 to demand t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 25, 2014

    Snake! Snake! Snakes! On Reinvention, New Material and Why Playing Scottsdale Sucks

    Without reinvention there would be nothing new worth being inspired by. For Snake! Snake! Snakes!, an alteration came with the coming and going of band members and a new option to simplify the band's entire approach. At its writing core is bassist Chris Sanchez, drummer David Cooper, guitarist/voc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2014

    14-Year-Old Phoenix Girl Killed in Suspected Arson; "Person of Interest" Released

    A 14-year-old girl was killed in an apartment fire in Phoenix over the weekend, and police believe someone set fire to that apartment.However, Phoenix detectives' "person of interest" has since been released from custody.

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2014

    Phoenix-to-Las Vegas Interstate Proposal Gets Signs

    Twenty-three years after the first official discussions of a straight, interstate-quality path for vehicles to travel from Phoenix to Las Vegas, there is finally physical evidence of progress: some signs.There's no construction date, no funding, and the studies aren't even done, but the Arizona Depa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2014

    5 Best Things To Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix

    Johnny Chu's RedThai Friday, March 21 Earlier this year we told you that chef Johnny Chu, of Sochu House in Phoenix and T. Spot in Chandler, was planning to open two new spots in Phoenix. And as of this weekend fans of the chef's Asian cuisine will wait no longer to experience the newest concepts. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    Map: Where Phoenix's Uninsured Residents Live

    Maps made by a Georgia Tech grad student show where the highest concentrations of people without health insurance live in America's biggest cities, including Phoenix.The maps are based on data collected from the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, and the map of Phoenix isn't entirely surpris ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2014

    Top Five Most-Read Phoenix News Stories of the Week

    In case you missed any news action this week, we've got you covered.Here's our recap of the most-read news stories of the week:

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    The "Phoenix Lights" Are No Mystery

    On March 13 of every year, local news outlets run the annual story of the "mystery" surrounding the lights that appeared over Phoenix in 1997.People seem to forget, or simply ignore, that there's no real mystery about it.

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    Sweet Republic's Sky Harbor Airport Location Opens Today With 12 Flavors

    There's now hope at the end of the security check line for folks flying out of Terminal 4 at Phoenix Sky Harbor. Beginning at 8 a.m. today, Sweet Republic airport outpost will be slinging scoops, cups, cones, and shakes for wearied travelers. If you're anywhere near Gate B5, you're going to want to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2014

    Krokodil Presence Still Unconfirmed in Arizona or Anywhere Else In United States

    Krokodil may be the scariest drug on the planet, but there's scant evidence so far that the flesh-eating heroin substitute has ever left Russia. Why anyone would inject or otherwise consume krokodil is also uncertain, given that experts say it literally rots flesh off the bone. News reports last y ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 6, 2014
  • Music

    March 6, 2014
  • Music

    March 6, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 6, 2014

    5 Best Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix

    Arizona Aloha Festival Saturday, March 8 This weekend, the 20th annual Arizona Aloha Festival will go down at Tempe Town Lake, bringing Hawaiian and Polynesian culture to the Valley. In addition to live performances and tons of vendors (you know you want one of those dashboard hula girls), you'll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2014

    14 Local Bands/Artists You Need to Hear in 2014: The Complete List

    It's 2014 and high time you got some new music into your playlist -- seriously. It'll help that Phoenix's music scene has plenty of fresh jams and brand-new tunes to offer, as there's an overflow of gifted and prolific musicians cranking out sounds. Since many local acts will make waves, turn heads ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2014

    Phoenix's First Panera Bread Opens Today

    Panera Bread, the bakery-cafe concept with more than 1,700 locations nationwide, will open its first Phoenix-area restaurant today. Phoenix first Panera Bread restaurant will be at 2845 North Central Avenue, on the southeast corner of Central and Thomas. The company purchased a majority stake in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    Mardi Gras Food, Cocktails, and Fun Around Metro Phoenix

    While the rain ended up shutting down downtown Phoenix's Mardi Gras bash at CityScape last weekend, there's no need to give up on Fat Tuesday completely. King Cake, cocktails, and parties around Phoenix will liven the mood back up, even if there's no parade. Check out what you can do to get all your ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    Top 10 Reasons to Love Phoenix

    For whatever reason, it always seems like Phoenix is getting a bad rep -- which shouldn't be the case.We love Phoenix, and here are the top 10 reasons you should, too:

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    Phoenix Bucket List - 100 Things to Do Before You Die: the Psycho Building, Tea at the Ritz, and Lots of Greek Beer

    Welcome to the Phoenix Bucket List. Robrt Pela and Amy Silverman -- two New Times contributors and longtime Phoenicians -- have put together a list of 100 things to do in this city before you die. Each week we're presenting another 10; in March we'll wrap it all up in a cover story in New Times. For ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    Vovomeena vs. Snooze: Eggs Benedict Battle

    The world is divided into two groups of people: Those who don't particularly care for Eggs Benedict, and those who are overwhelmingly obsessed with the dish. This edition of Battle of the Dishes is for the latter. Count us among the obsessed, which is why we were thrilled with our latest assignment ... More >>

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