The soul-rock-blues quartet Vintage Trouble see themselves as not just practitioners of what they call "live-wired, straight-shootin, dirty-mouth'd, pelvis-pushing juke music," but protectors of a long and fruitful legacy. The band of veteran musicians - Ty Taylor on vocals, Nalle Colt on guitar, ... More >>
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is gettin' real popular with some in the pro-immigration reform crowd. Never mind that he collaborates with Sheriff Joe Arpaio in prosecuting undocumented workers, while ignoring those who hire them. See also: -Bill Montgomery's Victims Rot in Jail, While A ... More >>
Will Ferrell has done another series of ads for Old Milwaukee Beer this time in... Sweden? The comfortably retro looking ads are apparently airing on Swedish television and feature Ferrell speaking fondly of Old Milwaukee Beer in Stockholm and ts environs. See Also: --Will Ferrell's Old Milwaukee ... More >>
1999 was a weird year. That June, George W. Bush announced his candidacy for President, people were partying like it was the year in question, and a prevalent fear of the Y2K bug spread like Ebola fever. Muse also released their debut album, Showbiz, instantly drawing comparisons to their British co ... More >>
How long did it take Tempe Town to decide it wasn't in need of a restaurant concept where all the food items contain garlic and the shots number over one hundred? Around seven months. Garlic & Shots, located at 909 East Elliot Road (at the corner of Elliot and Rural), has closed for business. Th ... More >>
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 >>
2010's Otoacoustic Emissions at St. Augustine's Parish in TempeWhen I was young, my family attended a church in Chandler where we would have a "Harvest Fest" on October 31, an alternative to the perceived Satantic nastiness of Halloween. I still got to dress as Superman; I still got to eat pi ... More >>
Maya Dukmasova Hanna Gabrielsson shows off a tray of salmon marinating into gravlax at Beaver Choice This week we talk to Hanna Gabrielsson, the woman behind the delightful little Scandinavian bistro with an even more delightful name, Beaver Choice. The restaurant has been open in Tempe on ... More >>
Move over Ikea - there's a new Swedish meatball slinger in town. Beaver Choice, opened this month by a Swedish family from Stockholm by way of Canada, serves up Scandinavian classics in Tempe. Salads, pitas, wraps, sandwiches and quiche with a Swedish twist comprise the grab-and-go menu (that, regar ... More >>
Luke HolwerdaAmerican Idol LiveAmerican Idol Live! August 12, 2010US Airways CenterFor Valley residents who always wanted to make it out to the American Idol studios but never did, last night at US Airways Center was their opportunity to see the top 10 contestants from 2010's season perform on th ... More >>
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