Jack Harris, the career Phoenix cop whose controversial tenure as chief ended abruptly a few months ago, has been named as a surprise recipient of the national Freedom From Fear Award.Jack Harris wins a Freedom From Fear awardTo be sure, the honor isn't one that would be doled out by the Fraterna ... 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 >>
RJ and Diane providing old fashioned dance music at the American Legion.This is part of a series of reviews of bands who play weekly at local bars.
The show: RJ and Diane at the American Legion Post #44 in Old Town Scottsdale.
The look: Classic southwestern Americana.
The smell: Red meat and veg ... More >>
The secret to Bill Hutchison's Kissed With Fire Salsa starts
in New Mexico, where the official state bird is the roadrunner and the official
state question is "red or green"?
The question refers to the New Mexico Chile, a pepper with a
long and somewhat heated history in the state. I ... More >>