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  • Blogs

    November 19, 2014

    Sky Harbor Airport Passenger Found With 92 Pounds of Weed in Checked Luggage

    A passenger on a flight out of Phoenix's Sky Harbor airport tried to check luggage containing 92 pounds of marijuana, according to the TSA. A TSA spokesman says the Phoenix Police Department was contacted once agents made the discovery. According to court documents obtained by New Times, 39-year-o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2014

    10 Best Hot Dogs in Metro Phoenix

    There are few dishes that demonstration our country's regional differences as well as the hot dog. This All-American dish has been personalized and adapted by nearly every major city coast to coast with regionally specific toppings ranging from mayonnaise and beans (Sonoran Dog, anyone?) to ham cook ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2014

    Now Open: Wimpy's Paradise in Chandler; Pittsburgh Willy's Closed, Relocating Soon

    East Valley residents might know Randy Walters as the owner of Pittsburgh Willie's, the hot dog spot inside Chandler's Merchant Square Antique Mall. That shop closed its doors last month after a five-year run, but don't fret, because as we told you in July, Walters has plans to open a new hot dog-ce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    Rock A Belly Food Truck: "Like the Love Child of an East Coast Diner and an Arizona Taco Shop"

    Talk to chef-owner Jordan Murray about his new food truck, Rock A Belly, and it isn't hard to figure out what he's passionate about. With a love of rockabilly (Murray's a member of the Phoenix-based psychobilly band Stitch Hopeless and the Sea Legs), cooking, his Pittsburgh roots, and Arizona, Mur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    Artisan Bakery Mediterra Bakes Fantastic Bread, and We'll Tell You Where to Get It

    When Simply Bread closed nearly two years ago, it was a major blow for those of us who love crusty, European-style bread. Good news is: there's a new bakery called Mediterra Bakehouse in town (well, in Coolidge, to be precise), and they're turning out ravishing artisan loaves -- large and heavy wit ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Ask Fan Landers: Either She's Your Girlfriend or Your Roadie, Not Both

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you stop doing it wro ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 31, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    The Hungry Monk and Pittsburgh Willy's Pair Cold Beers with Hot Dogs Tonight

    ​ Did you read Chow Bella's Top 10 Hot Dogs list yesterday? Remember number 3? It was Pittsburgh Willy's and they happen to be bringing their award-winning dogs to The Hungry Monk in Chandler tonight from 5 to 8:30. How convenient!  If you haven't tried one of Pittsburgh Willy's do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Top Ten Hot Dogs in Greater Phoenix

    ​The connection between hot dogs and dogs, the lovable tongue-wagging pets, is thought to have come from newspaper cartoons by T.A. Dorgan around the 1900's, which portrayed talking frankfurters, also known as "dachshund sausages," because of their shape. No matter the origin of the name, hot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    Natural-Gas Exec Promotes Fuel, Slams Electric and Compact Cars During Road Trip in Hummer; Will Give $2,500 to Phoenix School

    Image: www.gonatgas.comNatural gas exec Murry Gerber and his wife are taking a cross-country trip in a natural-gas-powered Hummer H2 to tout the fuel - and rip on electric and compact cars along the way.​ A Pittsburgh natural-gas exec and his wife will donate $2,500 to a central Phoenix s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Bob Marley's Last Recorded Concert Released

    Universal Music​To paraphrase what John Lennon said of Chuck Berry and apply it to Bob Marley's impact on his chosen musical genre, one could easily opine: "If you tried to give reggae another name, you might call it 'Bob Marley.'" Approaching the 30th anniversary of the Legend's death on Ma ... More >>

  • Music

    December 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    5 Ways to Celebrate Gregg Gillis/Girl Talk Day

    I'm Gregg Gillis. I have my own day.​December 7 is a memorable day for a pretty big reason, but Pittsburgh City Councilman Bill Peduto wants some recognition for something completely different. He has proposed to sponsor a resolution declaring today "Gregg Gillis Day" in honor of Gillis' exploits ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    Christopher's Serves Limited-Edition Andy Warhol Dom Perignon

    Forget about New Kids on the Block. My obsession as an eighth grader was Andy Warhol. His art, the fashionable people in his world, Nico, Edie, the Velvets, Interview Magazine . . . it was all impossibly glamorous to little me, an image of New York City life and the art scene that shaped my m ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 11, 2010

    Lady Sings the Blues

    Look what they’ve done to your song, Ma

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    Watch Girl Talk in Chicago Documentary

    Perhaps you think it's silly to pay $35 to sit around while a skinny bearded dude from Pittsburgh with no discernible dancing skills jumps around stage in a dirty sweatsuit. If so, you've never experienced Girl Talk live. And if you're from Phoenix that's understandable. Ahem.So, yeah, Greg Gillis ... More >>

  • Music

    August 12, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    Most Unusual Stadium Foods Across America

    ​Baseball is America's pastime, but food is our obsession. There isn't anything more American than going to a baseball game while taking in the sights and sounds and enjoying a hot dog and an icy cold beer. Or maybe some Rocky Mountain oysters and a glass of the finest wine. Long gone are the days ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    This Week In Chow Bella

    Another week has come and gone leaving us to ponder the upcoming events that will shape our lives and, more importantly, our dinners out. But before we move on, let's have one last look at the blog posts from this week: Brownie Showdown: Pentagon Brownies Chillin' at Sens' New Bar and Patio Tongu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Corissa Croft at Robbie Fox's Public House

    Corissa Croft​A football fan who enjoys a good microbrew, Corissa Croft may just be the perfect woman. And though still a newbie at Tempe's Robbie Fox's Public House (604 S. Mill Ave., 480-642-6442) she's also not a shabby bartender. The Pittsburgh native can serve drinks, talk sports and do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    Anti-Flag's Political Punk Rocked Hard

    ​The economy sucks... Let's party!Yes, these are the sentiments of Pittsburgh punkers Anti-Flag. If you know anything about the band, these sentiments shouldn't surprise you. The band has made a mark with their strong political views and activism. In fact, The Economy Sucks, Let's Party! tour ... More >>

  • Music

    January 21, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 17, 2009

    Day Drinker: Kitty's

    Who says you have to wait until the sun goes down to have a good time? Kitty's wake-up call.​On a recent weekday morning, feeling sick from downing a can of baked beans, oysters in oil, and three cans of Budweiser only a few hours before or, as my away-on-a-ski-trip hubby would later tell me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    Tucson's Digital Leather Signs To Fat Possum

    ​Tucson's Digital Leather has signed to hip Mississippi-based label Fat Possum (Wavves, The Black Keys, fellow Tucsonian Bob Log III) and is prepping for a national tour and album release. The band, a project of multi-instrumentalist Shawn Foree, who grew up in the Baha'i hippie commune of Souther ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 14, 2009

    Hughes Your Daddy?

    The Breakup Society recalls teen movie angst

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    Green Day Announces Tour Dates (But Not Venues), Phoenix in August

    Green Day announced dates for their 21st Century Breakdown Tour this morning (full list on jump) but haven't said where they'll be playing in each city. They come to Phoenix on August 22. That could just be a hiccup -- bands do sometimes announce dates before venues if one or two are up in the air ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Chef Beau MacMillan to Appear on Today Show

    Cardinals go to the Super Bowl, Arizona gets a windfall of PR. Totally expected. But publicity for a local chef is certainly an unusual perk for the Phoenix culinary world. Turns out, executive chef Beau MacMillan, from Elements at the Sanctuary on Camelback, is the lucky one getti ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 4, 2008
  • Music

    July 10, 2008
  • Music

    December 27, 2007
  • Music

    December 13, 2007

    Hughes Your Daddy?

    The Breakup Society recalls teen movie angst

  • Music

    July 5, 2007

    Rusted Root

    More than the company they keep

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2007

    Marketing Lessons

    SiOP The band SiOP's press release begins, "SiOP was formed in the summer of 1998 and has been on the rise ever since." Truth is, SiOP never left 1998 and its plethora of shit bands: Static-X, Papa Roach, Linkin Park, the Bizkit, etcetera. Here's the goods on SiOP's latest album, Abnormality: It' ... More >>

  • Film

    February 22, 2007

    Accidental Tourists

    Doc treats Sudanese lost boys as feel-good fodder, ignoring their plight and their history

  • Music

    February 22, 2007

    Kindergarten Rave

    Bring your blankie

  • Culture

    November 24, 2005

    Spin City

    Old Urbanism

  • Music

    August 11, 2005

    Modey Lemon

    (Birdman)
    The Curious City

  • Calendar

    January 27, 2005

    Designs on Greater Things

    New SMoCA show celebrates the ordinary

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 30, 2004

    BEST GRATUITOUS MENTION OF PHOENIX IN THE NATIONAL PRESS

    "Things a Man Should Know About Music: A Guide to 2004"

  • Film

    October 2, 2003

    Italian for Intermediates

    Scott Baio reawakens his heritage in The Bread, My Sweet

  • News

    October 2, 2003

    Creative Class Act

    Richard Florida knows exactly what's wrong with Phoenix

  • Music

    March 20, 2003

    Exploring Bob

    Bob Hoag may orbit the moon, but he may just launch your band into the stratosphere

  • News

    March 20, 2003

    Up in Smoke

    Valley glass blowers and head shops fear prosecution, as Operation Pipe Dream shuts down a local manufacturer

  • Dining

    May 10, 2001

    Me and Ms. Jones

    Partridge-under-glass with Shirley Jones

  • News

    January 11, 2001

    Shooting Star

    Pioneering photojournalist Morris Berman's images are powerful portraits of this American life

  • Music

    January 14, 1999

    Ahmad's Blues

    Long hailed by his peers, Ahmad Jamal at last has the critics firmly in his corner

  • Film

    October 29, 1998

    Wanted: Undead or Alive

    For one terrified fan, 1968's Night of the Living Dead still really strikes home

  • Music

    September 18, 1997

    Resident Aliens

    Steeltown transplants of Pollen learn to love the desert and stop hating girls

  • Film

    November 28, 1996
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