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  • Swim Social Memorial Day Pool Party
    The Saguaro's weekly Swim Social pool party embraced its inner hipster to celebrate Memorial Day this past Sunday. DJs Sean Watson, Hartbreaks, Doug Brown and Hoodwink pumped up the poolside jams as the afternoon fun unfolded into the night. PHOTOS BY RYAN WOLF.
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  • Club Candids: Star Wars Turns 35 at Rips Ales & Cocktails
    A slew of local punks held special 35th birthday party for iconic sci-fi flick Star Wars on Friday, May 25, and offered an intergalactic evening of costumes, cheap drinks, and three-chord thunder. Bands like Manual Sex Drive, The Mission Creeps, and Family Secret performed and prizes were...
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  • Mixing It Up with AZ Bitters Lab
    AZ bitters Lab duo Bill and Lillian Buitenhuys aren't afraid to admit they love a good cocktail; so much so that they created their own line of innovative, handcrafted bitters ranging in flavors from "Mas Mole" to "Figgy Pudding." The success of these homemade bitters are about to take...
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  • May 2012: The Month in Phoenix New Times Photos
    Events that marked the past month include the shooting tragedy in Gilbert, a ferocious start to Arizona's wildfire season, Paul Babeu's decision to step out of the Congressional race, continued "Birther" madness and more. Check out some of May's top stories captured in photos including news,...
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  • Vixens and Sexy Super-heroine Nerdettes of Phoenix Comicon 2012
    Sexy super-heroines and cute costumed chicas were in abundance during Phoenix Comicon this weekend. A chorus of Catwomen were out and about at the annual geekfest, not to mention a few females dressed as Poison Ivy, Supergirl, Harley Quinn, and other icons from the world of comic books and...
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  • Phoenix Comicon 2012
    As anyone who's been to Phoenix Comicon will tell you, half the fun of coming out to the event is checking out all the costumes worn by attendees. The 2012 version of the Comicon this weekend didn't disappoint, as a colorful collection of characters from comics, sci-fi and horror flicks were...
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  • Nadia Ali at Monarch Theatre, 5/26/12
    Thanks to Comicon, downtown was a great place to people watch last night. A rickshaw-driving Darth Vader, girls with cat ears, and guys un-ironically sporting mullets all rubbed elbows on Central. The dresses got shorter, the heels got taller, and acne seemed to magically disappear the closer...
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  • Ladylike, Crescent Ballroom, 5/25/12
    In this week's music feature the men of Ladylike, the Tempe-based pop combo that packed Crescent Ballroom last night, discussed the difference between a live show and a recording: "There's studio art and there's performance art," says songwriter/pianist/guitarist/vocalist Rob Kroehler...
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  • Gathering of the Juggalos Days 1 & 2: It Begins... (NSFW)
    On August 8-12, the quiet hamlet of Cave-in-Rock, Illinois transformed into the wildest, most insane carnival in the history of the world. That's right, that means the Gathering of the Juggalos. Naturally, the Village Voice was there and we brought you back all these wonderful...
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  • 9 Favorite Metro Phoenix Barbecue Joints
    If you're too lazy to break out the grille and slap some meat on that thing, we have some suggestions on where you can go to get your carnivore on this Memorial Day weekend. Or if you just want a reason to salivate like a hungry saint bernard, check out these photos and imagine the smell of...
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  • Favorite New Times Club Candids of May
    Check out some of our favorite party photos of May. You can't go wrong with pool parties, Cinco de Mayo craziness, and Blunt Club shenanigans. Photos by New Times staff.
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  • Hayden Flour Mill: An Inside Look
    After months of renovation, the Hayden Flour Mill in Tempe is now more eye candy than eyesore. The once abandoned Mill Avenue building reopened on Tuesday, May 22, as an events venue, public space, and museum of sorts. While Valley residents can partake in the upgrades to the surrounding...
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