Heading home for the holidays? Yeah, us too and that means a trip to the airport. We had our share of delays and cancellations due to last winter's horrific weather back East and this year's winter travel season is not looking much better so far. The good news is that there are even more local res ... More >>
Just weeks after announcing her plans to open a second restaurant at The Yard in Phoenix, chef Silvana Salcido Esparza has unveiled a new fast-casual concept in Terminal 2 at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Called Barrio Avion, the restaurant takes a cue from Tinta Mexicana, a concept Esparza designed f ... More >>
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery seems to enjoy playing Let's Make a Deal, even if he gets burned now and then. In his latest move of seeming leniency, Montgomery's letting AR-15-toting brain scientist Peter Steinmetz escape serious penalties as long as he promises to, among other things, k ... More >>
Don't panic just yet. According to a sign posted on the door, Noca is closed for "house cleaning." But the cryptic note doesn't give any details about when the restaurant will reopen -- if at all.
Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, we can watch more than 80 years of development take place in about five seconds.Maricopa County keeps aerial maps dating back to 1930, and we've combined some into time-lapse images to show you how Phoenix has changed over the years:
We've all been there: It's 6 p.m. and your flight boards in 20 minutes. You raced straight to the airport from work and now, you're starving. You passed some decent options on your way to security but decided not to stop, hoping your prospects would look better on the other side. Now you're in line ... More >>
We've got more good news for Gilbert food lovers. In addition to the already impressive lineup of local restaurants with plans to open in the southeast Valley suburb, chef Silvana Salcido Esparza has announced plans to open a fourth restaurant in Gilbert.
A person who flew into Phoenix last week brought measles with them.Maricopa County's health department issued a warning saying people were likely exposed to the highly contagious disease.
This is part two of our interview with Lester Gonzalez, chef at Scottdale's Cowboy Ciao. If you missed the first part of the interview, in which Gonzalez talked about the restaurant's new location at Sky Harbor Airport and his gave his thoughts about Gio Osso of Virtu, you can read it here. Today, h ... More >>
A Southwest flight that took off from LAX and was headed for Austin, Texas, landed at Sky Harbor after someone phoned in a bomb threat.Statements released by airport officials indicate that the plane is isolated on one of the runways, as the 143 passengers were evacuated. Police were blocking access ... More >>
Toddy-style brewed iced coffee is better than hot drip for a few reasons. First of all, the acidity levels are lower in cold-brewed coffee, making it more drinkable in those indigestion-filled crunch times. It's also higher in caffeine, which means you pretty much only need one cup to keep you going ... More >>
Winter's over -- the temperature was 100 degrees at Sky Harbor Airport yesterday.According to the National Weather Service, it hit 100 at 1:15 p.m. yesterday, April 28, which is only slightly earlier than usual.See also:-Anchorage, Alaska Has Been Warmer Than Phoenix
This is part two of our interview with Lester Gonzalez, comfort food enthusiast and Executive Chef at Cowboy Ciao. To catch up on Gonzalez's food truck fantasies and his take on the bacon obsession, check out part one of interview. See Also: Peter Kasperski Considers Using FnB Name in San Diego Ni ... More >>
See also: Humble Pie Slowly Taking Over the Valley With Four More Locations See also: Humble Pie: Happy Hour Report Card Humble Pie, the locally owned casual pizza chain with four locations, has opened its fifth restaurant at 15703 North 83rd Avenue in Peoria (near the Peoria Sports Complex and at ... More >>
Humble Pie, the locally owned casual pizza chain with four locations, has announced it will open a fifth restaurant in July with three more to follow, bringing its total number of pizza joints in the Valley to eight. Humble Pie's most recent opening was at Scottsdale's Kierland Village in February ... More >>
IdeationA sneak peek at what's in store for Terminal 4.Back in May, Phoenix's Sky Harbor Airport announced their selection of HMS Host's locally-focused proposal for a new cache of restaurants inside Terminal 4 as the first of two restaurant "master concessionaire" contracts to be awarded for the ... More >>
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:
Sky Harbor AirportBig changes are in store for Terminal 4.Changes are happening over at Sky Harbor International Airport, and we're not just talking about the otherworldly metal arches that recently went up at 44th Street and Washington in preparation for the PHX Sky Train. The grub offered insid ... More >>
See enormous ceramics at Bentley
Whoa. Has it really been twenty years?
Flight attendants for US Airways aren't too thrilled with some of the working conditions after the 2005 merger with America West Airlines and they plan to let management know Friday morning, when they picket at Sky Harbor Airport.
A Douglas man was arrested at the U.S. port of entry with almost 700 pounds of marijuana Sunday night. The unnamed man, 20, was driving an F-150 truck loaded with pot, and was turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement...An English teacher at Higley and Williams Field high schools has ... More >>
We've often wondered what it takes to get one's art displayed at local restaurants. Money? Notoriety? Clearly, if you're trying to bust into the likes of Malee's or District American Kitchen, you'll need representation via the galleries they've partnered up with. This (almost) guarantees the re ... More >>
U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested 53 illegal immigrants on the Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation Friday, while a separate incident lead to the discovery of a smuggling tunnel, fifty feet north of the border in Nogales. The tunnel is the 11th tunnel near the border to be discovered since October 200 ... More >>
President Obama will give his speech on economic woes at Dobson High School tomorrow, reportedly because he wants to see an area hit hard by home foreclosures, and for its easy access to the US 60 freeway and Sky Harbor Airport. Never hurts to have a quick getaway route, we guess...Speaking of quick ... More >>
It would take more than a Super Bowl loss to prevent the Arizona Cardinals from receiving a hero's welcome at Sky Harbor Airport on the afternoon after their defeat to the Pittsburgh Steelers. A few thousand dedicated fans with the luxury of leaving their respective jobs at around 3:30 p.m. gat ... More >>
For anyone who didn't see Anderson Cooper 360 last night, Cooper interviewed two witnesses of Carol Anne Gotbaum's Friday arrest at Sky Harbor Airport, and their accounts were, to say the least, highly disturbing. According to Cooper, Mel Pittel and Paige Harmon called CNN from Hawaii to explain wha ... More >>
Look at this incompetent putz. No wonder our cops are getting killed right and left. They say Nero fiddled while Rome burned, and Phil "Goober" Gordon suns himself in the tropics and passes the buck as PHX cops are boldly shot down during daylight in the center of the city. Just as he did when a se ... More >>
Current exhibitions, installations, and shows
Continents get cozy
Outraged citizens hold Mexicans at gunpoint in a church. Andy Thomas applauds such vigilantism as patriotic -- again
The Den of Iniquity
A look at five Valley art exhibits.
Reviews by Gina Cavallo Collins and Kathleen Vanesian
A peek at five Valley exhibits
Now that's food good enough to carry-on any flight
Free your senses from desire with authenticity
Sun Devil Stadium
State's resources woefully inadequate for regulating private security guards
State Road 153