The Black Keys have sued ad advertising agency for using their hit single in a commercial without getting permission or paying royalties, according to Pitchfork.The blues rock duo has filed two lawsuits against Della Femina Rothschild Jeary and Partners for using The Black Keys' song "Tighten Up" ... More >>
The Spot: Santan Brewing Co. 8 South San Marcos Pl. Chandler, AZ 85225 480-917-8700 www.santanbrewing.com The Hours: Monday through Friday from 3 till 7pm and reverse happy hour Sunday through Thursday from 9 p.m. till closing time. The Details: $3.75 18oz pints, $4 house wines and $1 ... More >>
In these harsh economic times, it's easy to start crying. But yesterday, while perusing the unpaid bills of the West Valley's fallen bigshot developer, Jack Rose (pictured), we found ourselves laughing. Rose, as loyal New Times readers will remember, was the boy wonder whose gree ... More >>
By Sarah Fenske For anyone who's been watching the collapse of Jack Rose's West Valley empire, here's an interesting piece of news: The notorious entrepreneur has resigned from the bank he helped to charter. Candace Wiest, the president/CEO of West Valley National Bank, confirmed in a phone call t ... More >>
A photo of the Bobster, from a 1977 New West article... Expect the usual, tired civic-booster blowjob-ism from most other local media on the news of Barry's bro Bob Goldwater heading for that big pro-am golf tourney in the sky. Bob Goldwater, 96, was Sen. Barry Goldwater's little brother, as w ... More >>
You've seen the G-rated HBO documentary on the Arizona legend, but there was so much more to Goldy than that
Downtown Phoenix has always had its high points, but the Civic Center boondoggle isn't one of them
Has ex-governor J. Fife Symington III gotten his just desserts?
God, Boys, Madness and the Sacred Art of One Shot, One Kill. A Meditation.
The doors are closing on the Valley's most eclectic coffee house.
Building new cultural facilities is a risky business for Valley cities.
Phoenix owes its art museum and its cultural life in part to the late Philip Curtis
How the state's leading private fiduciary helped herself to the funds of the helpless
Arm the Homeless stages a firearms giveaway for Phoenix vagrants.
The so-called Growing Smarter measure would prevent the state from enacting strict growth controls. At the same time, however, it would free up $220 million for land preservation.
Was the state Department of Insurance out of line when it staged an armed raid on office workers in Chandler?
The people who judged Symington look back with certainty, compassion
Fife Symington must live with six felony convictions; where he will live with them is still up in the air
Trouble's a-brewin' at the museum north of town. Old-timers don't cotton to newcomers who want to turn the desert historical center into a Western theme park.
Symington's tax cuts had little or nothing to do with Arizona's economic boom, which isn't as robust as it's made out to be
It took years, and some luck, to unravel Symington's web of deceit
Fife has done much in and to Arizona. We've been keeping track
As Symington finishes his grueling cross-examination, judge tarries with jury instructions
Martha Symington's lawyer tells jury of governor's profligacy
Fife Symington's own scrawls reveal a plot to suppress evidence of his plunging net worth
If you're feeling sympathy for Fife Symington, read this
The works of Tempe patriot Lawrence Tenney Stevens loom large
The charges are simple: The government says Symington lied to get hundreds of millions of dollars of loans
DEL WEBB'S 5,600-ACRE NEW RIVER DEVELOPMENT HAS SPAWNED CONTROVERSY. BUT NEWS COVERAGE HAS IGNORED THE WATER WHEELING AND DEALING THAT COULD CARPET ARIZONA'S VIRGIN DESERT WITH SUBURBAN SPRAWL.
MINORITIES ARE REFUSED MORTGAGES. BANKS WON'T LEND IN LOW-INCOME NEIGHBORHOODS. IT'S CALLED REDLINING, AND IT'S STILL THRIVING IN PHOENIX.
AS AMERICA WEST GOES, SO GO PHOENIC AND TEMPE? GULP.