Arizona Schools Superintendent John Huppenthal has no problemo shilling for private schools in annoying robocalls to unsuspecting citizens, but if you call him at home to ask about recent reports of his commenting on various websites (including ours) under names such as Falcon 9, Thucydides, and Soc ... More >>
When a new spot opens in town, we can't wait to check it out -- and let you know our initial impressions, share a few photos, and dish about some menu items. First Taste, as the name implies, is not a full-blown review, but instead a peek inside restaurants that have just opened, sampling a few item ... More >>
From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>
scrapetv.com In case anyone in the Valley needed a reminder that you don't make enough money and the recession put your retirement fund in the crapper, Forbes reminds us that five of the world's 1,210 billionaires are Arizonans. Forbes put out their annual list of worldwide billionaires W ... More >>
The MontclarionNicki Minaj claimed via Twitter on Wednesday that she had no idea about a concert booked for Montclair State University. It turns out that she wasn't lying: the show was actually a scam.She tweeted, "what is this i'm hearing about a MSU concert? where and when is this concert suppo ... More >>
What did Blago get from Obama? Not even a cigar after the show...It's a tad late here at New Times' offices, but I want you to read the following excerpts from the federal criminal complaint filed against Illinois Governor and Serbian-American wild-man Rod Blagojevich. This, of course, regards Blago ... More >>
The plumed wonder hates to agree with GOP gun moll Ann Coulter philosophically, but about our 9/11 memorial . . .
In 1998, the Phoenix Civic Plaza lost $20 million. City officials don't mind. They made up the loss with your tax money, just as they do every year.