Even though it's summertime, there's agricultural news right in our backyard. Here are 5 local good-news stories you might have missed, so we've rounded them up. Read up on the new ideas growing here in the Valley, and maybe gain some inspiration. See also: Show Off Your Chicken Coop on the 2014 T ... More >>
Imagine everybody in a blues bar laughing so hard they can hardly contain themselves. That's the case with Bob Corritore and Dave Riley's new CD, Hush Your Fuss. Internationally acclaimed blues musicians Corritore and Riley held CD release parties for Fuss, their third album, this past weekend at M ... More >>
Seráh Blain is fighting homelessness with homelessness.Blain, the executive director of a local political-advocacy group, the Secular Coalition for Arizona, has been voluntarily living on the streets of Phoenix for more than a week now.
Jennifer Pilates Pilates has been an advanced pilates instructor and celebrity trainer for more than 13 years. For more information, go here. What's the first album you bought? You have stumped me. It's a tie between Madonna and Michael Jackson. What's the first concert you saw? Bon Jovi. I'm alw ... More >>
www.beantownbaker.comHungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?Orchard for St. Vincent de PaulMany moons ago (early 2010), we told you about a special program supported by the folks at Dreyer's (you know them, they make ice cream and other cold treats) ... More >>
Kinch Does Christmas
UNCORK THE ISSUE: We meet David Mirassou for breakfast and an early morning wine tasting at Vincent's Market Bistro and ask him, "What's it like to be part of America's oldest winemaking family?" School's so much more fun with food and wine involved... SPILL THE JUICE: "It's tough because I have so ... More >>
According to the Valley of the Sun United Way, over 260,000 Arizona residents lack resources needed to acquire food for the next few days. Eighty thousand will skip meals or consume meals that lack adequate quantity on a regular basis. Due to recent economic conditions, the demand on local resources ... More >>
Sweet Tomatoes is hosting a fundraiser event that will benefit St. Vincent de Paul. On November 17, ten percent of all sales made at participating Sweet Tomatoes will go to the non-profit organization -- good news in tough times. That same night, Sweet Tomatoes is taking over the dining ... More >>
Deputy Secretary of State Kevin Tyne will be soon-to-be Governor Jan Brewer's chief of staff, and Brewer has named a Who's Who list of familiar names from previous GOP administrations to her transition team, which will be led by (gulp - for those with long memories) Chuck Coughlin. Here's the team: ... More >>
By Michele Laudig Hey, weren't you craving a bagel? For National Hunger Awareness Day, the folks at Chompies will donate 15 percent of today's proceeds to St. Vincent de Paul. All three locations (on Shea Blvd. in Scottsdale, on University in Tempe, and at the Paradise Valley Mall) are particip ... More >>
15 years against the current
Bring your blankie
Thousands of Katrina evacuees landed in Phoenix. How long should they get assistance?
By the time he got to Phoenix . . .
It's not easy when your boss tells you to do one thing and God tells you to do another
Homeless for the holidays
Car show ushers in the new school
Only in Phoenix is this a formula for a real estate hustle
The Capitol Police is one of the state's smallest law enforcement agencies, and some say one of its worst
Leftovers from food service exhibition will now go to charity
Music critics reveal their deepest, darkest record-buying secrets in New Times' annual poll
For the price of a can of soda, you can give love and shelter to some of the neediest, most neglected albums of the last century
Phoenix officials told volunteers planning an expensive millennial downtown bash to think big. It seems as though nobody was thinking at all.
On Madison Street, crowds of crack-addicted homeless are plaguing police and downtown businesses. But no one seems to be doing much about it.
In the hear of Phoenix lies a suberranean sone where day fades into night nearly without notice, where the city doesn't shut down with the sunset, and where, for some, the day begins with the night. Welcome to the night watch.
Phoenix Community Alliance's new plan for the Capitol Mall sends the homeless scrambling while the city looks the other way
Twelve steps that led John Denver from firsthand commercial success to secondhand experimental aircrafts
How the state of Arizona went soft on polluters and mistreated the victims of the Maryvale cancer cluster
Nick's gave Thanksgiving turkeys to 32,000 people--but4,000 more got the bird
GOP leaders want local governments to run social programs and charities to assume more of the burden. Neither idea is working in Kingman, where no good deed goes unpunished.