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    February 18, 2014

    Now Open: Cake Nightclub in Scottsdale

    Scottsdale's nightlife hotspot haven at the corner of Saddlebag Trail and Indian Plaza has been getting a bit hotter the past few weeks thanks to some new arrivals, including the recently opened Cake Nightclub. Located next door to the equally new Bottled Blond, the self-described "boutique nightc ... More >>

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    February 19, 2013

    Hey Joe! Sets Up Food Truck Pop-Up Restaurant in Central Phoenix

    For a few set times during the week, Hey Joe! and other mobile kitchens won't be parking as much as they'll be popping up. See also: - Paradise Melts Food Truck Is Back With New Owners and a New Menu - Luncha Libre Partnering with Downtown Phoenix's Squash Blossom -- Happy Hour and Dinner Starting ... More >>

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    February 6, 2013

    Murs, The Insects, Fashawn, and Prof, Club Red, 2/5/13

    Murs, The Insects, Fashawn, Prof @ Club Red|2/5/13It looks like it's that time of the year again, as Murs gathers a select group of rappers to embark on a nationwise tour leading up to his annual "Paid Dues" festival in March. The endeavor this year, aptly titled "The Road to Paid Dues," normally sh ... More >>

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    January 31, 2013

    Murs Says Don't Write Music If You "Don't Have Shit to Say"

    In this week's issue, we profile Arizona-based rapper Murs. Some great stuff got left on the cutting-room floor, so in this installment of Outtakes, we'll crack open the tape recorder and let a whole bunch of good material that didn't make the print edition see the light of day. One of rap's great ... More >>

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    January 22, 2013

    A$AP Rocky Does More Than Ca$h In On Hip-Hop and EDM Trends on LONGLIVEA$AP

    After signing a three- million dollar record deal with Sony Music in 2011, A$AP Rocky, the 24-year-old Harlem-based emcee had a hell of a 2012. Already considered to be on front line of the new wave of hip-hop artists, A$AP lived a life that many aspiring musicians only dream about. He delivered out ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012

    Classic Cooking Academy Opens New Restaurant, Aptly Called Test Kitchen, in North Scottsdale

    For music fans, seeing a band before they become famous is pretty flippin' cool. So why not hitch your wagon to a rising star of the culinary world as well? You may be able to find one at North Scottsdale's Classic Cooking Academy. The non-profit culinary school, opened in 2006, recently announced ... More >>

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    November 2, 2012

    Drinks Injected Into Hollow Ice Cubes and Other Bar Magic From The Aviary

    Here is a video detailing the extraordinary lengths the bartenders mixologists chefs who just happen to only work with beverages, go toward making extraordinary drinks at Chicago's The Aviary. See Also: -Pardon Me, Waiter, There's a Sex Toy in My Cocktail -Gourmet Ice, Ice (Baby): Vanilla Ice on P ... More >>

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    September 6, 2012

    Nikki's Top Four Picks for Arizona Restaurant Week

    See also: Kevin Binkley on Loving In-N-Out Burger See also: Noca Owner Eliot Wexler on Chef Claudio Urciuoli Restaurant Week begins September 15 and runs through September 23. And while it smacks of Black Friday, Christmas in July and all the other bargain bonanzas that attract the great unwashed, ... More >>

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    August 14, 2012

    The 10 Greatest White Rappers

    See also: EL-P's Dystopian Hip-Hop is No Sci-Fi Fantasy See also: Asher Roth Is Bro Rap Incarnate, but Don't Hold It Against Him See also: Action Bronson @ Club Red See also: Ten Awesome Mixtapes To Download Right Now (NSFW) What are the first names to come to mind when we say "white rapper?" Vani ... More >>

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    July 25, 2012

    Gourmet Ice, Ice (Baby): Vanilla Ice on Pinterest

    See also: Make Your Own Chai Concentrate. See also: Roasted Strawberry and Coconut Milk Paletas.See also: Iced Coffee All Day, Every Day - Thanks to Pinterest All right stop. Collaborate and listen... Pinterest is back with a brand new invention -- in the form of gourmet ice cubes, which have ... More >>

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    June 7, 2012
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    November 11, 2011

    Bananas with Coconut Ice Cream at Soi 4 Bangkok Eatery

    The Arizona Republic recently named Soi 4 as the Best Thai Restaurant of 2011, but have they neglected dessert lovers? While not all of their desserts are a winner, we highly recommend their Fried Bananas with Coconut Ice Cream.

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    July 5, 2011

    In Season: Melons

    Whether you're a CSA devotee, a farmers' market weekender or consider ketchup a veg, we'll bring you fresh inspiration for how to prepare our local produce. This week's harvest: Melons Jennifer Woods"Honey Yellow" melon​ It's time to enjoy the fruity floral spheroids. There are quite a few var ... More >>

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    June 15, 2011

    Seven Awesome Things About The Gathering of the Juggalos

    ​ When it comes to summer music festivals, most people tend to think of well established, corporate-sponsored events like Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, or the Pitchfork Music Festival. But one music festival that seems to be establishing itself as something of a big ticket in recent years is the annual ... More >>

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    March 4, 2011

    DJ M2 Talks Power 98.3, Groove Candy, Disney Cartoons, James Brown, KRS-One, and More

    DJ M2​Opportunities abound for y'all to catch DJ M2 in action, whether it's during his weekday shift on hip-hop station Power 98.3, or every Thursdays over at Dirty Pretty during Groove Candy. Either way, it's well worth going out of your way to do so, as M2 weaves some mixing magic on the tu ... More >>

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    December 23, 2010
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    December 9, 2010
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    December 9, 2010

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    July 14, 2008

    KISS, Marilyn Manson, the Brady Kids and . . . Max and the Marginalized?

    Max and the Marginalized: Tuesday, July 15, at Modified Arts By Clay McNear Max Bernstein, Jon Ryggy, and Dave Watrous -- the musicians who comprise the political-punk band Max and the Marginalized -- will be shocked by what I'm about to do. What's that, you ask? Lump them in with Vanilla Ice and ... More >>