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    June 17, 2013

    Aaron Eckburg's 5 Best Desserts in Metro Phoenix

    The countdown to Best of Phoenix is on. Mark your calendar: This year's issue will be on newsstands September 26. What better way to warm up than by asking some local "experts" to list their own personal bests? This week Aaron Eckburg, co-owner of go lb. salt -- "Arizona's original salt bar" -- take ... More >>

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    September 12, 2012

    18 Fall Food Festivals in Metro Phoenix

    It's safe. You can come out now. It's September. And while temperatures may still hover uncomfortably for a bit, we feel fall in the air -- and that means outdoor festivals with lots to eat and drink. So get out your calendar (or your smart phone) and jot down the dates for these must-do events. And ... More >>

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    September 14, 2011

    S'Mores Smackdown: Frank & Albert's vs. Beckett's Table

    ​S'mores -- the all-American, classic dessert that was once reserved for campfires and sing-a-longs has managed to make its way onto just about every food blog and restaurant menu across the country in the form of ice cream, cupcakes, tarts, pancakes -- you name it, it's probably been turned i ... More >>

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    July 6, 2011

    June 2011 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    Wynter Holden​ Phoenix was hopping this past month with new restaurants aplenty. We lost a few -- but we're pretty sure we'll be too busy with the newbies to notice.  Restaurants (and other Food-Related Establishments) That Opened in June 2011   Copper Blues, CityScape Phoenix Br ... More >>

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    June 30, 2011
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    June 27, 2011

    Our 10 Favorite Hot Dogs in Phoenix

    ​The snap of the casing, the juicy mystery meat, the seasonings -- thankfully, the mighty hot dog makes its home not just in ball parks and backyard barbecues, but at plenty of wiener stands across the Valley. With so many places to choose from and always a new hot dog to try, we at Chow Bell ... More >>

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    May 22, 2011

    New Times' Writers, Designers and Photographers Win Honors from Arizona Press Club

    Phoenix New Times walked away with nine first place awards Saturday night at the state Press Club's 2010 Best Journalism in Arizona contest -- including for the paper's comprehensive immigration series, "Amongst U.S."The newspaper received more than 30 awards for work during 2010.Sarah Fenske, ... More >>

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    April 1, 2011

    March Restaurant Round-Up

    Wynter Holden One of the murals at El Hefe in Scottsdale​Later  March, it was nice to see you again. Thank you for leaving us with so many new restaurants and not taking very many away. We appreciate it! Restaurants That Opened in March 2011Smok'n Joe's Roadhouse, ScottsdaleMajerle's S ... More >>

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    March 14, 2011

    Caramelpalooza 2011: The Results Are In

    Jonathan McNamaraYes, that's a peanut butter and jelly caramel. ​The competition got sticky Friday night at the second annual Caramelpalooza, co-sponsored by Chow Bella and Smeeks. We're not sure of the exact head count -- beyond the fact that the line wrapped around the block -- but we do know th ... More >>

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    February 10, 2011

    Valentine's Day Showdown: Bistro Dinner with Our Resident Chef

    Jonathan McNamaraCarol Blonder with most of her Valentine's menu.​Our Virgin Cook, Wynter Holden, refers to the Valentine dinner menu as a competition! In spite of the size your knife (is that from the tool shed?) Wynter, game on! And no apologies, Cyndi Coon, Thrifty Cook, we planned our menu ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 3, 2010
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    April 16, 2010

    Epic Super Hero Battle, AZ Bike Week, The PBR Spring Situation, Johnny Cupcakes, and More,

    AZ CacophonyHoly look-alikes Batman! Some of the action from last year's Epic Super Hero Battle.​ If comic book flicks have taught us anything, it's that sequels can be a hit or miss proposition. Sure, Superman II, Spider-Man 2, and The Dark Knight were cool as hell, but they were in the minority ... More >>

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    April 14, 2010

    Thin Mint Showdown: Fudge Truffle Cheesecake w/ Thin Mint Whipped Cream

    Jonathan McNamara ​ One can never have enough Thin Mints. At least that's what we thought until Managing Editor Amy Silverman brought in a dozen unsold boxes to a recent Chow Bella meeting. If one must make lemonade when life hands one lemons, we theorized one must make dessert when life han ... More >>

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    April 9, 2010

    Sundown Showdown, Darkness Dear Boy, The Shizz, Crotch Rockitt, and More

    Rumspringer is scheduled to perform at Saturday's Shizz CD release party at Trunk Space.​Need something to do tonight? What about Saturday or Sunday? If you've been smart enough to squirrel away your simoleons, there's probably enough green in the bank account to afford trip to the Elvis Costell ... More >>

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    November 13, 2009

    10 Things Under $10 This Weekend: Green Streets Festival, Obscura, PAPA, and More

    Turn Back O Man is scheduled to perform tonight at Fifth and Roosevelt streets.​Downtown Phoenix is gonna be a hotbed of activity this weekend. Of the 10 different low-cost/no-cost events getting pimped in this blog post, eight will be taking place within the confines of P-Town's urban core. There ... More >>

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    November 6, 2009

    What's on Tap for First Friday: Furious Styles Crew, Train Tracks, and Pop Art

    ​It's been 16 years since the Furious Styles Crew first busted onto P-Town's cultural landscape back in 1993. And in that time span, the premier b-boy/hip-hop dance collective has been popping and locking up a storm. Their dances have become a major draw during First Fridays as well, drawing hund ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009
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    October 2, 2009

    What's on Tap for Tonight's First Friday

    Andrew UrbanDowntown renaissance man Tato Caraveo.​Adaupto "Tato" Caraveo is one of the coolest mofos we know. Not only is the 35-year-old one of the most charming cats we've ever met, he also gets to tend bar at the Lost Leaf (one of hippest drinkeries in the whole Valley) and can pluck the uprig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2009

    Cafe: America's Taco Shop

    ​ Attention burrito eaters: Just because you've gorged yourself on over-sized burritos in the past does not mean you're ready to eat more than one burrito at America's Taco Shop. Trust us. Every time we go we have to decide between the carne asada burrito and the equally yummy bean and cheese ... More >>

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    July 17, 2009

    Arity Girl: Painting Demonstration at Phoenix Art Museum

    See how watercolor works like "Swimming in the Blue" are made on Saturday.Once again, I find myself in a position where there's a darn good Third Friday Art Walk to blog about, but I'd rather blog about an event on Saturday. Hmmm, what to do...Ok, here's the plan: I'll throw down some links to some ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    Hot off the Grill: July 4 Tips from Local BBQ Kings

    By Wynter Holden Independence Day is fast approaching, and no doubt you're either looking forward to attending someone else's barbecue party or planning a menu for your own grilled feast. If you're in the latter category -- or are kind enough to offer up your grilling skills for a friend or family ... More >>

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    April 20, 2009

    Countdown to Crave Arizona

    In the wake of the tens of thousands of people who flooded into the Scottsdale Civic Plaza this past weekend for the Scottsdale Culinary Festival (stay tuned for Jonathan McNamara and Wynter Holden's coverage on Chow Bella today), it's time to look to the other side of summer for the next big food-c ... More >>

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    March 6, 2009

    What's On Tap for This Weekend's Art Detour

    Nowhere Man and a Whiskey Girl will perform tonight at the Ruby Room Lounge. Maybe it's just us, but doesn't it just seem like a really nice day outside today? Mild weather, cool breezes, and lots of clouds. Basically, the perfect kinda weather to be out all weekend on the sidewalks of downtown Pho ... More >>

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    January 2, 2009

    What's On Tap For Tonight's First Friday

    "Arms Wide" by Lindsey Nochta. We're changing things up for this month's edition of our First Friday preview post. In addition to providing you with a rundown of musicians performing at the monthly event, from here on out we'll also be giving you the scoop on much of the artwork being shown at t ... More >>

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    December 12, 2008

    Bounty Hunter: Jason Hill's Got the Goods

    It's no secret that we love local artist Jason Hill. His bold, graphic depictions of Phoenix landmarks have graced a few New Times covers, and this year he scored our Best of Phoenix award for Best Etsy Shop. His iconic images are everywhere, from coffee houses and vintage shops to li ... More >>

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    October 7, 2008
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    September 25, 2008
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    May 17, 2007

    Honor Roll

    New Times captures eight first-place wins in state journalism contest

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    March 29, 2007
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    October 19, 2006
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    August 10, 2006
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    December 1, 2005

    Man of Steel

    Metalmorphosis at Icehouse

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    November 24, 2005

    Reel to Real

    Screen gems at AWTC

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    November 24, 2005

    Quick Draw

    Fastest hands in the West

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    November 3, 2005

    Booty Mixer

    Finders keepers at Modified

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    October 27, 2005

    Bite Me

    Bloody good show

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    October 27, 2005

    O Solo Trio

    Something new under the sun

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    October 20, 2005

    GUV Hurts

    Lopping off heads of state

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    October 13, 2005

    Bone Mama Mia!

    Mary McCann sounds off

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    October 6, 2005

    Monsters' Ball

    Fright to the finish

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    October 6, 2005

    Trash Talk

    Artist Widmer wastes not

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    October 6, 2005

    Pigment of Imagination

    The making of art history

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    September 22, 2005

    Organ Freeman

    That old D-Back magic

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    September 8, 2005

    Growing Paints

    The art of Seduce

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    August 18, 2005

    Tome Capsule

    Valley past, meet Valley present

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    August 11, 2005

    Power Play

    Is What It Is goes guerrilla

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    July 21, 2005

    Fashion 101

    Get schooled in style at Karamba

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    July 14, 2005

    Ready, Betty, Go!

    L-Word band rocks The Biz

  • Culture

    August 22, 2002

    Working Well

    An upstart company's musical take on working life more than gets the job done

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