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  • Personal Space: Jeff Zischke's Scottsdale Sanctuary
    ​Walking through artist Jeff Zischke's home and yard is like taking a peek at his passport. Between world travel and exploration, Zischke moved to Scottsdale 26 years ago and made a name for himself designing the exteriors of Axis/Radius, (the now-defunct) Zen 32, and Madison's. He's also the...
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  • Front Line Assembly and Dismantled at The NIle Theater
    It's not often that an old school industrial band comes through town and plays a venue that isn't a sports bar or some shady, swinger-filled fetish club, but Front Line Assembly did just that and rocked the house at the Nile Theater -- even if they didn't draw as large a crowd as I'd...
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  • BLD In Photos
    BLD (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) was opened in March by Cork's Robert and Danielle Morris and executive chef Brian Peterson, all formerly of Lon's at the Hermosa in Paradise Valley. Located in The Shops at Pecos Ranch, a new-ish, upscale retail strip on the corner of Dobson and Germann roads,...
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  • Club Candids: Toxic Mondays at Zuma
    As far as nightlife is concerned, Mondays are among the slowest nights of the week. Sure, most clubs won't have a line and the bartenders are a bit more attentive, but it can be a little boring to see the same small group at your neighborhood watering hole. Fortunately, this isn't the case at...
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  • First Friday June 2011
    An increase in temperatures couldn't keep Phoenicians and other Valley folks from treading 5th street near Roosevelt during June's First Friday. Dogs anxiously awaited the inevitable food court slip. Fire breathers proved their mettle. Artists observed the people looking at their work and tried...
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  • Givers and Family of the Year at Trunk Space
    It's not hard to tell when you've just watched a young, buzzworthy band perform. They usually thank the crowd for coming out -- regardless of how big it is -- while perhaps mentioning that it is the band's first time in a particular town. Such was the case for Lafayette, Louisiana indie pop...
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  • The Bled at the Underground
    There's something to be said for metal bands who can make the most of being buried underneath a booming rave. That's what happened on Friday, as the three local bands who tore up the stage at The Underground -- The Author, The Fair and Debonair, and The Bled -- had to deal with the sound of a...
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  • Lollapalooza 2012 Day Two: The Music
    Photos of performances by Frank Ocean, Twin Shadow, The Weeknd, FUN, Bloc Party, Givers, and Doomtree on Saturday at Lollapalooza 2012. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on August 4, 2012. Lollapalooza 2012 Day One: The Music Lollapalooza 2012 Day Three: The Music Lollapalooza 2012:...
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  • Tequila Saturdays at Padre's Modern Mexican Cuisine
    Tequila and a family friendly atmosphere make an unlikely mix on Saturday nights at Padre's Modern Mexican Cuisine. Although unexpected, Tequila Saturdays are a refreshingly fun blend of Peligroso Tequila specials, Brazilian music and Mexican food.
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  • The Millennium Pool Series of Scottsdale
    The Millennium Pool Series claimed to be a "Vegas Invasion", but things were decidedly more Scottsdale on Saturday. The party featured bottle service, reserved cabanas and plenty of resort vibes. Check out these pics of people looking to make a splash.
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  • Block 1949 Summer Pool Party Series
    The second installment of the Block 1949 Summer Pool Party Series went down on Saturday in Tempe. The trendy University Drive apartment complex welcomed in DJs from 101.5 jamz who helped keep things cool with hip hop hits and free giveaways. Check out the bikini bonanza.
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  • Loving Cult In Photos
    Does the Loving Hut vegan food franchise front for a cult? Hey, who cares as long as the food is good, right?The following photos accompany this week's feature, "Loving Cult," regarding the restaurants inspired by Supreme Master Ching Hai. Followers of the Vietnam-born guru believe her to be on...
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