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  • Annual Douchebag Party at Smashboxx
    Being called a douchebag is usually a bad thing, but patrons of Smashboxx were encouraged to sport spray tans, sunglasses, and Ed Hardy swag in honor of the 3rd Annual Douchebag Party. There was an abundance of duckface and blow outs at the packed bar. PHOTOS BY MELISSA FOSSUM.
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  • Lingerie Nights at Firehouse
    Thursday is becoming the new Friday. Parts of Old Town were fairly vacant, but Firehouse was packed with a well-dressed clientele for Firehouse's Lingerie Nights. Summer dresses may have outnumbered the negligees, but we can't complain. Scottsdale hotties shook their stuff to "Baby Got Back"...
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  • Favorite New Times Food Photos of May 2012
    Check out some of the New Times' best food photos of May. Don't forget to follow Chow Bella on Facebook, Twitter and now Pinterest. Photos by New Times staff.
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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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