As much as we respect beer in bottles we have to admit there are quite a few benefits that come with sipping your suds out of a can. First of all the can is much more beach and pool friendly not to mention lighter (and therefore easier to transport) and never, ever requires a bottle opener. See al ... More >>
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 >>
The craft beer movement has been steadily growing in Phoenix over the past few years, and now all the hard work we've done downing pints and sampling flights has paid off with one really big event. The first Phoenix Brewers Invitational Festival will take place from noon to 10 p.m. on Friday, Decemb ... More >>
Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions where to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.
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: White House Staffer Disappoints Phoenix Latino Leaders in Meeting at El Portal (w/Update) Marci ... More >>
We've said it before, but it deserves a second shot: the only thing better than reviewing beer is reviewing beer received gratis in the mail. That's right. Redhook has a new drink to push on the masses and they have sent it to us on the off chance that we would play our role in marketing machine an ... More >>
I suspect that the reason I'm reviewing Budweiser American Ale today has much more to do with the subliminal messages I received after seeing this new brew's commercial about thirty times this week than a genuine interest. Yet even if my brain now belongs to the Budweiser collective this still prese ... More >>
By Jonathan McNamara Ah! Smell that crisp, autumn air! It’s the time of the year that we put our hefeweizens and dust off our appetites for fall seasonal brew. To help you decide which tasty seasonal to push down your gob, we at New Times carried out a complex experiment utilizing the scientifi ... More >>
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Lunching New York-style with "Pattie Ragú"