Once upon a time, there was a city. It was not the largest city, or the smallest. It was not the richest or the poorest. But this city had a reputation, nonetheless. It was known throughout the land as dry and inhospitable -- heated to unimaginable temperatures for several months of the year, ruled ... More >>
Every so often, some group of well-meaning progressive bowdlerizers forces the ACLU to explain why it defends the right of the Ku Klux Klan (et al) to say ridiculous and offensive things, and the result is usually an argument that neither party enjoys having. Robin Thicke's new video, "Blurred Lines ... More >>
If you've attended a local punk show anytime in the last two decades, chances are good you've seen (or rubbed elbows with) Alvin Bitsue. The 36-year-old vinyl freak and punk fan has been a part of the Valley's punk scene for years -- whether working the door or hanging in the audience -- and wit ... More >>
www.randomfunnypicture.comAccording to Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, "graffiti is not a harmless form of creative expression. It's a destructive crime that victimizes entire communities by creating blight and encouraging additional criminal activity."One of the more prolific Valley v ... More >>
Phoenix Police DepartmentIf you know these people, call the cops.Valley cop shops are asking the public's help in tracking down a pair of thieves they say scammed numerous retailers out of about $27,000.One of the suspects has been identified as Ramon Angel Leon-Baron. His accomplice has not been ... More >>
rtvchannel.tvCan somebody please tell me why the hell Justin Bieber is the new face of nail polish? Seriously, what has the world come to?According to Just Jared Jr., J. Biebs has teamed up with Nicole by OPI to make the One Less Lonely Girl Collection because "nail polish really makes girls feel ... More >>
Is the guy who shot up Chandler Fashion Square this afternoon Daniel Perez? That seems to be the case.*UPDATED: Click here for update.Last week, when Daniel Perez was accidentally released from custody, authorities were quick to note that he should be considered armed and very dangerous. It ... More >>
Since our earlier post about the shooting and hostage situation that occurred earlier today near the Chandler Fashion Center Mall, one suspect has been arrested, Chandler police confirm to New Times. Cops say they're still ironing out the details, but that any confusion that the suspect might ... More >>
Gratza lounging at LGOWelcome to 21 Questions, a regular feature where PHXmusic.com goes to the favorite hangout of a notable Phoenix scene-maker/shaker and asks the "big" questions. This week we met up with concert promoter Jeremiah Gratza at La Grande Orange in Arcadia. Name: Jeremiah GratzaAg ... More >>
The Limit Club is scheduled to perform on Friday at The Firehouse in downtown Phoenix.Turkey Day is almost upon us, which means there's five straight nights of drinking and debauchery ahead. There's gonna be plenty of fun and frolicking to be had starting tonight through Sunday, with much of it h ... More >>
SCotS now trans-fat-free!
Don't fall victim to the identity-theft protection scam
Crash Street Kids head back to the '70s, with just the beer lights to guide them
Silent night, Shiny Brite
Glossy combat epic offers a sanitized version of World War I
Ideas that were forgotten but not gone in 2003
Death Cab for Cutie may make pretty indie-rock, but don't mess with 'em on their way to a wider audience
Our gal about town enjoys the grub and the guys at My Florist.
The 'patriotic' squelching of Bill Maher is a scary sign of an emerging groupthink
Loser, Amy Heckerling's clueless new teen com, lives down to its title
Haikus and lows abound in this month's jazz and heritage releases
Star-struck Hollywood hopefuls fight to make the scene in Phoenix's filmland fringe.
Sister of slain ASU co-ed pens memoir more than 30 years later
How much time was "Wasted on the Way"? Absolutely none, if you like a good rock 'n' roll soap opera.
From the week of May 27, 1999
May 20 - 26, 1999
People are talking about a young political consultant named Jason Rose. But it's probably not the message he'd like to get across.
A new and improved J.D. Hayworth squares off against the same old Steve Owens
Clinton won, Fife lost, and now state Dems have high hopes for '98. But they're in for a wild-ass ride
An obscure old folk album reveals a place where stories--both spoken and sung--are priceless heirlooms
In the sixth congressional district, J.D. Hayworth and Steve Owens have run campaigns so devoid of content it's almost scary
A Phoenix league goes to bat for women's baseball