From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>
The federal government just approved the destruction of 2,000 acres of Sonoran Desert land in the southwest Valley for a new solar plant, but conservationists aren't complaining.This time, anyway.Thomas Hulen, executive director of Friends of the Sonoran Desert National Monument, was one of ... More >>
"I'm-a get medieval on your ass." -- Marcellus Wallace, spokesman for Mother Nature?A 60-year drought, the likes of which hasn't been seen since medieval times, may be in store for the Southwest this century, University of Arizona researchers report.
A summary of scientific f ... More >>
www.freewallpaper.comIf you live in the Sonoran Desert you may think Saguaro Cacti are everywhere -- that's because in these parts, they are. But that doesn't mean they're yours for the taking. The rest of the world isn't as blessed with the same prickly foliage, so the federal government -- thro ... More >>
Since Scottsdale band Threefold Fate describes their sound as "desert rock," it's no surprise this flier for the Saturday, March 20 show at Mesa's Goat Head Saloon contains a smattering of desert-inspired images. That sunset the woman's looking at is pretty awesome, considering the sky ... More >>
Last week's wet weather turned the west end of the Tempe Town Lake into a wide, rumbling waterfall over the weekend as runoff spilled over the lake's inflatable dams.
Tempe closed the lake and let air out of the rubber dams on Friday as billions of gallons of muddy ... More >>
By http2007 at flickr Creative Commons.Become one with this...and do it fast.Okay, so I admit this blog is way under the gun (the deadline for this call to artists is August 3rd) but I just wouldn't feel right about life if I didn't at least mention it.And, since the applicants are artists, I fig ... More >>