Robbie Rivera has seen and done plenty during in 17 years in the electronic music biz. You could fill an entire novel with a list of all the gigs the superstar DJ/producer has pulled off during his career -- from his salad days spinning at high school dances in his native Puerto Rico to countless ap ... More >>
By Victor Gonzalez We found Molly. And if we're ever at an electronic dance music festival in Brazil, we'll know to keep an eye out for balas. Similarly, next time we're in Ecuador and someone offers us pepas, we'll know they're taking about MDMA, at least according to Ultra Music Festival 2013 ... More >>
When you think of cocaine in America, you might think of South Florida, where the cocaine trade was absolutely insane in the '80s.Well, it turns out that "the biggest cocaine dealer" in one South Florida county gets his cocaine from Tucson, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
You may be completely over bacon (it's certainly fashionable to say so), but if you're any kind of pork-lover at all, it's pretty hard not to get excited about whole roasted pig. With its crispy skin and falling-apart meat -- ultra-flavorful for being cooked on the bone with all the fat -- it's fabu ... More >>
Following in the footsteps of our sister papers of South Florida, Miami New Times and Broward-Palm Beach New Times, we bring you the weekly roundup of visitors to the desert's own Fourth Avenue Jail.This week, most of our alleged cons each have their own unique way of expressing themselves. Enjoy.
Following in the footsteps of our sister papers of South Florida, Miami New Times and Broward-Palm Beach New Times, we bring you the weekly roundup of visitors to the desert's own Fourth Avenue Jail.Between being passed out, dressed up, inked up, or just plain messy, our alleged law-violators this w ... More >>
Following in the footsteps of our sister papers of South Florida, Miami New Times and Broward-Palm Beach New Times, we bring you the weekly roundup of visitors to the desert's own Fourth Avenue Jail.This week, the jail saw some happy campers and not-so-happy campers, so this week's collection of mug ... More >>
Jason Dubin, the Valley sports agent who attempted to get two girls under the age of 18 over to his place for sex, was sentenced today to two years of probation.Dubin worked for Gaylord Sports Management before that incident went down -- the joint that porn star/jersey-chaser Bibi Jones claimed hook ... More >>
The federal government announced another victory in its war on drugs, as federal authorities made raids in 109 cities nationwide -- including five Arizona cities -- to take down an industry that sells chemicals "similar" to illegal drugs.Yes, the word "similar" comes straight from the Drug Enforceme ... More >>
Like a Cuban cigar, a decent Cuban sandwich can be tough to find. A take on mixto sandwiches in Cuba and an invention of cigar workers in Tampa's Ybor City in the early 1900s by Spanish, Italian, and Cuban immigrants fleeing poverty to seek new lives in America, the main ingredients of the Cuban sa ... More >>
If you've happened to listen to last year's AZ Gunslingaz moombahton comp, we probably don't need to tell you about DJ Frank Mendez's mixing skills. "Il Cattivo," his collaboration with local dubstepper Sluggo, is arguably one of the disc's best tracks and fully illustrates his abilities to craft ex ... More >>
Tell people you're a music critic and they're likely to get all sorts of ideas about you -- some right, some wrong. More often than not, they seem to think you're a failed musician who picked up a pen when his band's demo failed to catch any important ears. I've always been pretty clear abo ... More >>
Miley Cyrus is continuing to prove that she's into older men, according to the Fab Life.Cyrus seems to be having a fling with Kings of Leon bassist Jared Followill. They've been doing an awful lot of texting lately, according to a source that's close with Kings of Leon.The source said, "So far, h ... More >>
Robert McGrath steps out of the kitchen and in front of a TV camera for a new PBS show.Robert McGrath, the James Beard Award-winning chef who founded Roaring Fork and now serves his signature Southwestern flavors at Renegade Canteen, hosts local food lovers who get to dish about th ... More >>
SoFlo metalheads still going strong
Well, that explains everything... I know there are people out there who think The Onion is the greatest comedy rag since National Lampoon or Spy, but I've always found it hit or miss. On my bulletin board is one of the hits: "Food Critic Tears Radish Canapés With Salmon Mousse A New Asshole." That ... More >>
A decade after Vanilla Ice melted down, he's back with the man who made him.
Valley jazz musician Rob Schuh pounded skins, pumped iron, shot steroids, went to prison and almost died. Now the feisty trapsman has added an organ to his repertoire -- a transplanted kidney.