The news waits for no one -- at least that's what we read somewhere -- so it's perfectly understandable that you, the reader, might have missed out on a musical tidbit, breaking news about your favorite venue, or one of our rants.
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Editor's Note: It's with heavy hearts that Up on the Sun reports that Mark Erickson, local songwriter and musician known for his roles in Colorstore, Gospel Claws, and Roar, has passed away. Longtime Phoenix New Times music writer Serene Dominic brings us this note of remembrance. Our condolences ar ... More >>
Philthy Phil's R.I.P.So long Philthy Phil's, you will be missed. In case you didn't read the news over on our sister blog Jackalope Ranch, the long-running dive bar closed its doors this week after eight years of operation. The place became more of a hipster haven in recent years, it's long serve ... More >>
You know your corner laundromat, where that one college kid always brings her books to study while her clothes are washing, and your neighbor from down the street asks you to borrow quarters every week? It's become sort of an unofficial hang-out for people in the hood, always bustling with a vari ... More >>
Andrew UrbanDowntown renaissance man Tato Caraveo.Adaupto "Tato" Caraveo is one of the coolest mofos we know. Not only is the 35-year-old one of the most charming cats we've ever met, he also gets to tend bar at the Lost Leaf (one of hippest drinkeries in the whole Valley) and can pluck the uprig ... More >>