Legendary concert promoter Barry Fey's Twitter bio is pretty revealing: "Its Barry Fey. I am a rock promoter. I have promoted a few shows here and there. Maybe you have heard of me?"
Fey, "The Rockfather," retired from the business in 1997, but not before establishing himself as one of the big name ... More >>
Super Bowl 49 will be played at University of Phoenix Stadium here in 2015, the National Football League decided today.
It will be the third time the Valley of the Sun has hosted the big game. U of P Stadium hosted the Super Bowl in 2008, when the New York Giants staged an imp ... More >>
It looks like College Dropouts is ready to hit the books -- er, bottle -- again, just in time for the new ASU semester. The bar, tucked away on College Avenue near Sun Devil Stadium, closed in April when the owner was unable to reach a lease agreement with the building's landlord. The locati ... More >>
ASU's over-hyped new logo.The Arizona State University athletic department unveiled its new threads at a press conference -- complete with fog machines and a laser show -- at the university yesterday afternoon, and they were met with mixed reviews.When we see fog machines, we expect to have our m ... More >>
College Dropouts dropped out at the end of February.Sad news for ASU students: College Dropouts Bar, located conveniently next to Sun Devil Stadium on College Avenue, closed at the end of February. The bar, known for its retro Nintendo console and a seriously insane penny drink Tuesday ("Drinking ... More >>
A Mesa man was killed Saturday when 500 pounds of palm fronds fell on him and trapped him. The 28-year-old man was trimming a palm tree when the accident occurred, and by the time rescue crews arrived, he had suffocated. Efforts to revive the man were unsuccessful...Bashas' Inc. is fighting to ke ... More >>
A traffic stop in Surprise ended in suicide Tuesday when the driver slit his throat. According to police, George Lajeunesse, 43, was stopped because he was wanted for questioning in a domestic-violence call. Lajeunesse reportedly wielded a large knife at the traffic stop, and slit his throat ... More >>
President Barack Obama's arrival in Tempe today will tie up streets and disrupt light rail service, but it'll be another momentous event for his fans.
His 7 p.m. commencement speech at Arizona State University is a sold-out show expected to be witnessed by a crowd of ... More >>
As the press release announcing Alice Cooper's appearance at Arizona State's graduation ceremony Wednesday says, the local shock-rocker has played on some pretty big bills: John Lennon, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix. Even Pele.All big, but not Barack Obama big.Cooper will perfor ... More >>
Light rail trains will not be allowed to run past Arizona State University's Sun Devil Stadium from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday because of President Obama's commencement speech. Metro Light Rail says shuttle buses will serve as a "bridge" around the service gap.On top of that, thousands of peo ... More >>
The Dirty Devil has become a dropout, literally.
The sinful-sounding ASU watering, located at 560 South College Avenue in Tempe (within stumbling distance to Sun Devil Stadium), transformed into the jock-oriented College Dropouts this past weekend.
While the Dirty Devil's jet-black color scheme a ... More >>
Where: Paradise Hawaiian BBQ (580 S. College Ave. #103) is a 3 minute walk from the stop. East from the station, then south on College Ave.
Drink: Kona Longboard Island Lager, $5 for a draft.
Scene: If it's game day you'll have no problem getting a free beer at this stop, right by the dusty tailga ... More >>
By Steve Jansen
It's been like this all season for Washington State
In 1981, the so-shitty Northwestern Wildcats' football team set a new NCAA record for consecutive losses with a 61-14 home shellacking at the hands of Michigan State. But instead of booing and dotting players in the back of the he ... More >>
Bank One Ballpark was touted as a powerful economic engine for downtown. Data show, however, that BOB has fueled sales mostly for BOB. The meager spillover doesn't bode well for the Arizona Cardinals' stadium aspirations.