Kevin Ryan Upshaw Jr. of the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation has been charged with manslaughter following a Monday crash that killed a 5-year-old girl on a bike. Upshaw Jr., who manages or owns a rodeo-security business on the rural reservation north of Tucson, was drunk when his full-size 4x4 ... More >>
This Wednesday, June 5, Cartwright's Sonoran Ranch House will serve a special menu in tribute to Legends in Levis: Old Time Cowboys. It will be the first in the Cave Creek restaurant's "Arizona History Dinners" series, scheduled to run biweekly through the end of October. See also: - Eric Flatt of ... More >>
Yanira Maldonado, the mother from Goodyear who was jailed last week on likely bogus marijuana-smuggling charges in Nogales, Sonora, was released from custody, and photographs show her crossing the border back in the United States.With that, New Times checked with the U.S. Department of State, to see ... More >>
Image: Jamie Peachey Christopher Quaratino, a member of the Lutz family that got chased out a creepy-looking house in Amityville, New York 25 years ago, will read a spooky story during a live Web cast at 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 30.Christopher Quaratino, who was 7 when he lived in th ... More >>
Through the winding streets of the San Carlos community I came upon a school bus unloading its innocent cargo. I asked an awaiting mother, "Can you tell me where to find the Apache Burger?" Her reaction told me she knew of the beast. "It's that way," she pointed, "but the restaurant might ... More >>
Benjamin LeathermanSome of the fashionable attendees at Adult Swim's kickoff party last month. Click here to revisit our slideshow. How did Adult Swim's Memorial Day edition at the Hotel San Carlos fare? To hear co-promoter Jen Deveroux describe things, it started sounding like déjà vu all ... More >>
Adult Swim Finds A Temporary Home For Memorial Day Weekend
Benjamin Leatherman Adult Swim's launch party from earlier this month, which pretty much turned into a one-off.After a few weeks of searching for a new home, the promoters of Adult Swim have finally found a new location to host their popular hipster pool party this weekend. And in a huge ... More >>
Downtown Phoenix's music scene might (or might not) be "ovah," but at least its club scene is continuing to thrive. For instance, the Hotel San Carlos is opening its new Ghost Lounge tonight with a boffo benefit and party. The bar/club is located in the lobby of the vintage hotel, replacing ... More >>
Ryan JosephBurlesque singer Melody Sweets will perform at the Venue of Scottsdale tonight as a part of Most Interesting Show in the World.While next week gonna be packed wall-to-wall with Halloween events aplenty -- from vampire parties to dire deathraces -- this weekend ain't too shabby when it ... More >>
Famed Phoenix haunt capitalizes on its phantoms
Harry Potter tribute band The Remus Lupins are scheduled to perform at the Scottsdale Public Library's Mustang Branch on Saturday. Who says there's nothing to do during the summertime besides planting yourself in front of either the television or the air conditioner? Certainly not us, since we've a ... More >>
The City of Phoenix has shut down all pool party events on the rooftop patio of the Hotel San Carlos. The reason? According to the fire marshal, maximum capacity on the third floor rooftop patio of the hotel is 40 people. And Star Swim was drawing hundreds.
Rob Locker of local skateboard/record label/promotion company AZPX does what many folks only wish they could do - release records by great local artists past and present like Junior Achievement and the Smoky Mountain Skullbusters and throw shows by skate rock greats like JFA. Here's what Locker has ... More >>
Jett flakes, so Kreme flies solo and gets his art jones fixed at the Molten Brothers' "Deck" show
Despite a celebrated history, Native American transgenders struggle in the modern world
Hotel is hardly haunted
At the San Carlos, ghosts check in, but they don't check out
Casting to find the best fish and chips
. . . and put a stake in it!
San Carlos Bay Seafood Restaurant
Privé's co-owner beats a hasty retreat out of town, and the San Carlos' proprietor is furious
Yavapai children used to call themselves "dumb Indians." Now they know better.
Eatin' It Up at the Hotel San Carlos
Beleaguered San Carlos reformer could find salvation in salsa
From the week of January 18, 2001
From the week of December 28, 2000
Margarite Faras tried to fix what she thought was wrong with the San Carlos Apache Reservation. Instead, San Carlos fixed her.
Valley diners search for variety
Natives finally glean a few reparations for a legacy of genocide
A couple hours from Phoenix, tens of thousands of Mexicans work on maquiladora assembly lines for $1 an hour, making the toys and tools of American convenience. Critics say the maquila system lets U.S. corporations maximize profits on the backs of Third W
Despite an unremarkable demeanor, public-interest lawyer Tim Hogan has a nose for trouble and a knack with judges
Time and again, Valley restaurant legend Nick Ligidakis has cooked his own goose. Will Cafe Niko be another overtrimmed turkey?
How Governor Symington misused state resources to further the cross-border business interests of his friends and family.
Tribes allege that archaeological and burial sites on mine grounds are being violated
A Salt River rafter rides a torrent of legal and financial troubles
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