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St. Patrick's Day

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    Arizona DUI Task Forces Rack Up 389 DUI Arrests Over Independence Day Weekend

    DUI task forces around the state arrested 389 people on DUI charges over Independence Day weekend.That's pretty much on-par with the DUI enforcement over the same weekend last year, when 361 people were arrested on DUI charges, according to the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Food Festival Season in Phoenix: Spread Out the Love

    The number of food (and drink) festivals in this city has exploded in recent years. Phoenix is a bona fide food town. It's exciting. It's also daunting. If you're a food lover, you've probably spent many weekends over the past few months stuffing your face with BBQ samples and dessert samples and w ... More >>

  • Music

    March 27, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    5 Best Places to Eat and Drink This Week in Metro Phoenix

    Dishcrawl: Old Town Scottsdale Tuesday, March 18 This Tuesday, Dishcrawl will lead a walking tour of three of Old Town Scottsdale's dining and drinking destinations. And as much as we'd love to tell you where the tour will be going, the surprise is part of the fun. Starting at 7 p.m. attendees will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    St. Patrick's Day Weekend DUI Patrols: Phoenix, East Valley, and More

    Drunk driving is bad.With that out of the way, here's where police will be setting up "saturation patrols" around the Valley, looking for impaired drivers this weekend, including St. Patrick's Day:

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    9 St. Patrick's Day Parties in Metro Phoenix

    With St. Patrick's Day landing on a Monday, this year the celebration starts on Friday and goes for a long 4-day weekend. That means there's every reason to partake in a little Irish culture with traditional food and all varieties of imbibing, whether you prefer after-work drinks on Friday, singing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    5 Best Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix

    St. Patrick's Day Parade and Faire Saturday, March 15 Phoenix's 31st annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Faire will kick off this Saturday at 10 a.m. with a parade and faire at the Irish Cultural Center on the west side of Hance Park. The faire will include three stages with Irish music and dancing ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 13, 2014
  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    10 Things The Door Guy Hates About You

    The Door Guy. He's seen and heard it all. Pukes puking. Bros fighting. Liars lying about the guest list to get by him. Drunks falling. Your "Turn up!" is his "Calm down!" Frankly, he hates you. Here are ten reasons why you can't blame him.

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Flogging Molly, Tempe Beach Park, 3/17/13

    Flogging Molly @ Tempe Beach Park| 3/17/13I could hardly contain my excitement as I boarded the light rail last night. It wasn't my first time or anything, but I remember how insane last year's St. Patrick's Day experience was: Coming home from Seamus McCaffrey's and making a brief stop at Sky Harbo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    Flogging Molly's Bob Schmidt Says Tempe is The Best Place in the Country for St. Patrick's Day

    After nearly a decade, Celtic folk punkers Flogging Molly have become a St. Paddy's Day staple in Tempe. The band's anthems -- like "What's Left of the Flag," "Devil's Dance Floor," and "Salty Dog" -- pull double duty each year at Tempe Beach Park, serving both the energetic moshers and the waves of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Anti-Flag Peforms Anti-War Punk in the Obama/Drone/Wikileaks Era

    Punk bands have a tendency of burning out long before fading away. Pittsburgh's Anti-Flag has proven an exception to the rule; the band has been writing politically-charged punk and touring relentlessly for the better part of 20 years. "I really love the old records," says vocalist/guitarist Just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Flogging Molly, Sigur Ros, Jackson Browne, and More Just Announced Shows

    With the holidays rapidly approaching, some of us have our sights set on another holiday. One awash in Olympic-sized swimming pools of Guinness and all the corned beef we can eat. It's one of the few holidays where public urination, vomiting, and rabble rousing are perfectly acceptable forms of cel ... More >>

  • News

    October 11, 2012
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    March 18, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Saturday 3/17/2012

    So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Weekend: Black Tusk, John O'Callaghan, The Ataris, St. Patrick's Day, and Dustin Wong

    Is it just me, or has it been a crazy week? Between all the SXSW craziness (I'm not there, but the sheer amount of reading I've done from people who are feels staggering), the sorta-but-not-really surprise closure of The Clubhouse in Tempe, and trying to stay on top of everything happening on St. P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Three Things to Eat, Drink and Bake this Weekend

    ​Hey there super busy weekend. It's nice to see you! It's another packed Phoenix weekend. Not only will every Irish (and not so Irish) bar in the city be partying hard this Saturday but the Superstition Farms Food Truck Festival and the sneak peek at the brand new Postino Gilbert are also happenin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Rula Bula's Irish Rose

    ​There' s more than one way to drink like an Irishman on St. Patrick's Day. You could, of course, go wild with the Guinness and food-coloring-spiked beer, but you'd be missing out on the true national drink of Ireland: whiskey. And while Steve Goumas, owner of Rula Bula, recommends tasting whiskey ... More >>

  • Music

    March 15, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Five Things to Eat, Drink, and Bake This St. Patrick's Day

    St. Patrick's Day is this Saturday -- yes, it's on a Saturday this year! Hooray! Time to drink copious amounts of green beer and get completely shitfaced with a bunch of "Irish" strangers at some sort of big St. Patty's Day party, right? Right. Okay, drinking tons of green beer isn't the only th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Skeptical Chymist: Happy Hour Report Card

    With St. Patrick's Day on the brain, we stopped in this Scottsdale Irish Pub for a daily happy hour. ​The Spot: Skeptical Chymist Irish Pub & Restaurant, 15688 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, (480) 609-8677. skepticalchymist.com The Hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Every Day The Details: Wine and beer are $ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Celtic Punk Band Bollox (Featuring Members of Authority Zero and Sister Cities) Re-Release Debut Album

    Just in case Flogging Molly's annual St. Paddy's Day stop in Tempe doesn't make it abundantly clear to you, the Phoenix metro area loves Irish stuff, and it loves its Celtic punk. In 2009, Authority Zero frontman Jason Devore (who headlines the New Times Soundcheck festival this weekend) formed The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2012

    Boink and Run: Eight Songs for Your Walk of Shame

    Happy New Year, everyone. Here's hoping that you didn't start 2012 off with a great big mistake. It's easy to do: New Year's Eve is an easy night to drink like a fish and drunk dial. I'm sure many of you got lucky Saturday night, but hopefully your beer goggles weren't too thick. At any rate, h ... More >>

  • News

    December 1, 2011
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    November 7, 2011

    Six Favorite Nacho Spots in Metro Phoenix

    Tedd Roundy Devil Chips at Nachobot.​This week we're knee-deep in the chips, just for you. Presenting half a dozen of Chow Bella's favorite nacho spots in metro Phoenix. 6. Nachobot No way we could skip spanikin'-new Nachobot, which is bringing nachos to the Roosevelt Row crowd, jus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Cinco De Mayo is Manana -- So Don't Drive Drunk in Tempe (Hint, Hint: Especially Between 8 p.m. and 4 a.m.)

    www.icanhazcheezburger.com​The nice part about "holidays" like St. Patrick's Day, New Year's Eve, and Cinco De Mayo is that police literally tell you they are going out of their way to arrest drunk drivers. They tell you when, for the most part where, and advise that to avoid getting a DUI people ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    March 23 In Blogs: Arizona Boycott, Kate Benjamin, Sharon Van Etten, Payton Curry, and Conservatives

    ​​​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:

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2011

    WorldFEST Heavy on the Pour, Weak on the Global Cusine

    Erica O'NeilLess than half of the extensive selection of beers offered at WorldFEST.​Erica O'NeilDoes a macaroni necklace count as Italian food?​The Phoenix Sister Cities sponsored the 6th annual WorldFEST this weekend, and promised a celebration of cultures from around the globe, or at least fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Flogging Molly at Tempe Beach Park Last Night

    Flogging Molly performs at Tempe Beach Park last night.​Flogging MollyTempe Beach ParkThursday, March 17With all of indie folks invading Austin to schmooze and snap photos at SxSW, the rest of us were left with what's become a Tempe St. Patrick's Day tradition: watching Flogging Molly at Tempe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Happy St. Patricks Day! Let's Celebrate Today in Eater's Digest

    www.theknead4speed.com​ Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?Happy St. Paddy's Day! Why are you reading this? Shouldn't you already be head first into a warm, over priced "pint" of green beer? Normally we would already be on the patio of our belove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    St. Patrick's Day Celtic Punk Cash-In's, Foster The People, Toro Y Moi, Girl Talk and More in This Week's Issue

    Flogging Molly will play a green-themed show at Tempe Town Lake today.​Top o' the mornin' to ya! It's Ireland's national holiday, and this year it's a splendid day to spend in church, praying to ol' Patrick, the mighty saint who cured our isle of snakes ages ago. What's that, you plan to take off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Saffron Kitchen Delivers and Shamrock Quiche in Today's Eater's Digest

    Diamonds for Dessert ​Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?Mmmm PieIt's no secret that all of us here at Chow Bella are quite fond of pie. In fact we can't get enough of it. And since we know you think exactly like we do, you will be happy to hear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Jack Daniel's Whiskey Dinner and Chocolate Whiskey Cake in Today's Eater's Digest

    www.sprinklebakes.com​Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?Jack Daniel's Whiskey DinnerAlliance Beverage and Chef Aaron May are teaming up Wednesday, March 16th at The Lodge in Scottsdale for a meat, potatoes and whiskey kind of evening. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Closed for Business: Lis Doon Varna

    ​It seems like terrible -- and terribly ironic -- timing for an Irish pub to shut its doors right before the holiday that turns every ordinary American Irish, but it's true -- Lis Doon Varna has closed.The Peoria Irish pub quietly shut its doors about three weeks ago, and word's slowly getting out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    St. Patrick's Day: When You're Too Hammered to Drive, AAA Arizona Will "Tipsy Tow" You Home...For Free

    www.myspacegraphis.com​Thursday is St. Patrick's Day, which means one thing: people are gonna get wasted. Stupid people are gonna get wasted and then try to drive home. Aside from potentially killing someone, cops are going to be everywhere looking for idiots driving drunk, so don't do it -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Flier of the Week: Street Dogs

    ​Boston punk rock band the Street Dogs have appropriately chosen to go with a Celtic theme on the flier for their upcoming gig at the Rogue Bar.Joining the band for awesome pre-St. Patrick's Day festivities will be fellow Boston bands the Have Nots, Lenny Lashley Gango of One, and The Industry. It ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    X103.9's Throwdown, Telekinesis, Black Fag, Civic Space Jam, and Other Weekend Events

    ​Henry Rollins might not dig Black Fag, but don't let that dissuade you from attending their gig this weekend in Scottsdale. According to the MySpace blog for the over-the-top gay Black Flag tribute act, Hank was reportedly a little gruff when Black Fag's frontman attempted to invite him to part ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Incoming: Umphrey's McGee, Best Coast, Country Thunder, Interpol, Flogging Molly

    Celtic punk rockers Flogging Molly​Stop me if you think that you've heard this one before: Flogging Molly is playing a St. Patrick's Day concert at Tempe Beach Park.In what has become a tradition neither delayed nor waylaid, the Los Angeles Celtic punkers have scheduled yet another show to celebra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Ronnie Winters at Rosie McCaffrey's

    Ronnie Winters.​This is part of a series of reviews of bands who play weekly at local bars. The show: Ronnie Winters at Rosie McCaffrey's. The look: Standard Irish pub. The smell: Residual from pub food consumed earlier in the evening. The taste: Thick, dark, beer. Three words/phrases to describe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    Authority Zero to Perform at Marquee Before Hitting the Road With Pennywise, Pepper

    Authority Zero will hit the road with punk-rockers Pennywise and Pepper for a Jagermeister tour kicking off in May. Before the band joins their friends on tour, the AZ punk-rock act will perform at Tempe's Marquee Theatre Friday, April 3 for a headlining show. The show will start at 8 p.m. and tic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    Maloney's Tavern Closes Its Tempe and Scottsdale Locations

    When hundreds of drunken douchebags and frat-boys festive revelers jammed into Maloney's on Campus for the Saint Patrick's Day tent party last Tuesday, they probably had little idea that the fete was essentially the Tempe bar's last hurrah. But indeed it was, as the quasi-Irish college hangout locat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    5 Geeky Activities to Do This Week

    Woo-hoo! Today is St. Patrick's Day -- one of the best excuses to wear green, go out and drink lots of (green) beer, get hammered (and feel green). Or, if you're a geek, stay home and feed your current WOW: Wrath of the Lich King addiction while noshing a green store-bought cupcake and drinking your ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 12, 2009

    Never Mind the Sex Pistols

    Here come The Bollox

  • Dining

    March 13, 2008

    5 nights of pints

    Pint-size guide to Phoenix's Irish Pub scene

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2008

    Listen Up! Flogging Molly in Phoenix for St. Patty's

    By: Jonathan McNamara Green food coloring and clover do not a happy St. Patty's Day make. It takes proper Irish food, proper Irish brew and of course proper Irish music. Enter our friends Flogging Molly who will be paying Phoenix a visit this March 16-17 at Tempe Town Lake. Haven't heard of Flogg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2007

    Liar's Adventures and a Show Reminder

    The Liar's Handhsake, in a sober moment I told you last week about the marathon I was going to attempt with the Liar's Handshake on St. Patrick's Day - playing four different venues to four disparate crowds in the 24 hours that constitute the holiday. Since then I've been getting asked how it went ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2007

    St. Patrick's Day Massacre

    I wasn't sure what to do tomorrow for Saint Patrick's Day; I'm Irish as fuck, but my local Irish pub, Casey Moore's, is a madhouse on 3/17, with souped up prices and a bunch of jackasses crowding the place. Another alternative had to found. Luckily, I saw Jared from the Liar's Handshake last night ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2007

    Hump Day Honey #4: Naughty Nicole

    Imagine that cleavage covered in vanilla pudding. This week's Wednesday wench is a hella-voluptuous vixen, a va-va-voom Venus with the kinda curves that're a throwback to the screen sirens of the fabulous '50s, babes like Marilyn Monroe, Jayne Mansfield, Rita Hayworth, and so on. You might r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2006

    Hookers and Blow

    Radio Free America I know what you're thinking, but no, this isn't a recap of how I spent the weekend. It's almost the holidays so I had to forego the hookers this time around. Rather, this post is marking a milestone of sorts for Radio Free America, soon to be known as Smile You're Dead. Due to so ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 3, 2005

    Hat Trick

    About as Moroccan as Mo Rocca

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