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  • Pig on the Patio at Bink's Midtown, 8/24/13
    At about 1:30 a.m. Saturday morning, after a night of hanging out with James Beard Award winner Nobuo Fukuda, Chef Justin Olsen and the crew of Bink's Midtown set to work preparing for this weekend's "all-you-can-eat" pig roast. Over 12 hours after the preparations began, Chef Olsen continued...
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  • Porn and Chicken at Firehouse Tempe, 8/22/13
    The notorious touring dance club rager -- which has served up libidinous thrills to night crawlers in New York, L.A., and its native Chicago -- swung through the Firehouse's Tempe location on on Thursday, August 23. The wild affair was a bit light on fried yardbird, but features scandalous...
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  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs at Marquee Theatre, 8/21/13
    It was a flurry of colored strobes, shimmer and sparkles as Karen O. and her boys Nick Zinner and Brian Chase -- best known as the NY-based Yeah Yeah Yeahs -- took over the sold out Marquee Theatre in Tempe to deliver a solid set of their arty, dance-y punk to a mass of seriously excited fans....
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  • Closer Look: How 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots Died in the Yarnell Hill Fire
    "We are going to hallowed ground," says Jim Paxon, spokesman for the Arizona Forestry Division, moments before leading reporters and TV crews to the site where 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots were killed in a June 30 wildfire. "They are almost superhuman," Paxon drawls to reporters...
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  • Behind the Scenes at Bertha's Cafe
    If you are passing through the doors of Bertha's Cafe for the very first time, you probably have come for Beth Goldwater's cheesecake. A poorly kept secret among Valley dessert hounds — those who can tick off their favorite spots for bread pudding without so much as a pause for breath — it...
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  • Club Candids: Amsterdam's Final Night, 8/17/13
    Downtown Phoenix LGBTQ culture will be missing something special with the closing of Amsterdam, but guests partied it up one last time on Saturday, August 17, by dancing to DJ Madd Rich's top 40 beats (who doesn't love Gaga?) and soaking up the beautiful weather on the patio. Photos by Melissa...
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  • No Passport Required Burundian Cultural Dinner, 8/18/13
    The No Passport Required dinner series explored Burundian food and culture, as guests noshed on native dishes such as Boko Boko Haree, learned about Burundian refugees living in the United States, and enjoyed live performances by dancers and Komezakorenga, a drum by Melissa Fossum
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  • Release Pool Party at Talking Stick Resort, 8/17/13
    Scottsdale's luxurious Talking Stick Resort is known to go all out, from the casino's lavish decor to palatial hotel suites. The pool is no exception, as hotel guests and visitors filled the pool for Release, making it one of our busiest pool parties to date. We checked out the fun on Saturday,...
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  • Phoenix Suns Dancer Auditions 2013
    Hundreds of Phoenix Suns dancer hopefuls battled it out for a spot on the 2013-14 squad at The Civic Plaza downtown on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. See Also: New Phoenix Suns Uniforms Unveiled Phoenix Suns Dancer Auditions 2012Photos by Jim Louvau
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  • Bangarang at Maya Day + Nightclub, 8/15/13
    Local reggae acts The Veragroove and The Hard Eights performed on a platform in the middle of Maya Day + Nightclub's pool on Thursday, August 15 for Phoenix New Times' Bangarang fete, which included other fun such as tacos and a fire dancer.Photos by Melissa Fossum
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  • 10 Best Restaurants Near ASU Downtown Phoenix
    Whether you're ready or not, school's about to be back in session, kids. Sure, it seems like just a few weeks ago you were wrapping up finals and cracking a beer (or, like, 50) in celebration. And now it's time to start all over again. If you're new to Arizona State University's downtown...
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  • Club Candids at Maya Day + Nightclub
    Maya Day + Nightclub is usually packed full of gorgeous Scottsdale folks, and last weekend was no exception. Swimmers showed off bikini bods on Saturday, August 10, while rocking out to the likes of Daft Punk and Icona Pop. Gals proclaimed "I love it!" while batting around giant beach balls in...
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