• Scenes From the Hempcon Cannabis Business Expo in Downtown Phoenix
    June 18 at 2:23 p.m. by Jorge Mariscal Valle

    Over the weekend, hundreds of people attended the Hempcon Cannabis Business Expo that ran from June 15 to 17, 2018. The event included three days of exhibits by industry leaders: dispensaries, collectives, doctors, businesses, and speakers. Filled…

  • 'Not Enough White Kids' and 12 Other Stories You Needed to Read Last Week
    June 17 at 9:54 a.m. by New Times Staff

    Arizona legislator David Stringer made national news last week when he called immigration an "existential threat" to the United States and warned that "there aren't enough white kids to go around" in Arizona public schools. Most state Republican…

  • Good Cops, Bad Cops, and the Worst Cop: Our 10 Most-Read Stories
    June 10 at 10:10 a.m. by New Times Staff

    Crime totally dominated your attention last week as eight of the 10 stories you spent the most time reading on were related to crime. Cops were praised after they quickly identified the suspect in at least six murders in…


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  • From Mead to Mirth to Murder: Our 10 Most-Read Stories of the Week
    June 3 at 5:51 a.m. by New Times Staff

    The week of May 27 to June 2 began on a light note, with the conclusion of the final Phoenix Comic Fest (last year it was Comicon, next year it will be Fan Fusion), but ended with tragedy as police connected the murder of famed forensic…

  • Our 10 Most-Read Stories of the Week: You Were Hungry for Food News
    May 18 at 5:19 p.m. by New Times Staff

    It's Arizona Restaurant Week (actually it lasts 10 days) and fittingly, six of our most-read new stories for the week of May 13 to 19 were about food, from vegan to 100 percent beef, southern India to south Phoenix. Click through our slideshow to…

  • The Week Was Swift and Stormy; Which Was Our Most-Read Story?
    May 10 at 4:13 p.m. by New Times Staff

    Reports about a pop superstar and a porn superstar were two of Phoenix New Times most-read new stories during the week of May 6-12.  Foods we love and foods we heat also made the top 10.  But what was Number 1?  Read on to find out and click on the…

  • Fire and Furry: Guess Who Was the Subject of Our Most-Read Story Last Week
    May 6 at 8:51 a.m. by New Times Staff

    When State Representative Kelly Townsend suggested the #RedForEd movement was led by socialists, she discovered the teachers had some furry friends. When she asked on Twitter what is a furry, well, hell hath no furry like people in costumes. But…

  • Slideshow: #RedForEd Movement Brings the Heat to the State Capitol
    April 26 at 10:40 a.m. by Zac McDonald

    You could hardly find a seat at the Valley Metro Light Rail on Thursday, August 26, 2018, as teachers began gathering for their #RedForEd march. Classrooms were empty and most public schools statewide were closed on the first day of Arizona's…

  • 25 Arizona Landscapes to Admire for Earth Day
    April 21 at 9 a.m. by Tom Carlson

    Every year, Earth Day both celebrates the planet and encourages its preservation. And Arizona, with its varied picturesque landscapes, is a pretty sweet part of Earth to call home. As if you needed a reminder, here's a gallery of pics of places you…

  • You Read for Ed Last Week: Our Top 10 New Stories April 15-21
    April 20 at 5:02 p.m. by New Times Staff

    I say walkout, you say strike.  Regardless, they're not likely to call the whole thing off.  Whatever you want to call what the state's teachers are doing Thursday, April 26, news about their planned action dominated the headlines and your reading…

  • 42.0 Cannabis Photos for 4/20/2018
    April 20 at 12:16 p.m. by Tom Carlson

    With "420" being a self-declared national marijuana holiday, here's 42.0 beautiful shots of weed and other cannabis stuff. Because why the hell not?

  • Did Readers Prefer the Good Doug Ducey or the Bad Doug Ducey?
    April 15 at 6:42 a.m. by New Times Staff

    So which Doug Ducey did our readers find most interesting during the week of April 8-14?  The Good Doug Ducey, who suddenly found money in the state budget to offer teachers a 20 percent raise by 2020? Or the Bad Doug Ducey, whose eagerness to…

  • Lights, Thunder, <i>Eloteros</i> and Education: Our Stories You Liked Most Last Week
    April 8 at 7:05 a.m. by New Times Staff

    Food, music, sadness and education all piqued your reading interest last week.  These are the stories published in Phoenix New Times during the week of April 1-7 that you spent the most time reading.  Click on the captions to read the ones you may…

  • The Most-Read Stories From <i>Phoenix New Times</i> Last Week
    April 1 at 6:47 a.m. by New Times Staff

    A cat on a pole, a music festival, cops with big guns, or UFOs: Which were your favorite stories in Phoenix New Times last week?

  • #RedForEd: Teachers Stand Up to Demand a 20 Percent Raise
    March 30 at 9 a.m. by Joseph Flaherty

    Teachers in a grassroots organization mobilizing for better pay announced their demands in a huge rally at the Capitol on Wednesday evening, March 28. The leaders of Arizona Educators United asked the Legislature for a 20 percent pay raise, renewed…

  • Diamondbacks Show Some Bite, Rout Rockies in 2018 Opener
    March 30 at 8 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    After giving up a solo home run in the first inning to DJ LeMahieu, Patrick Corbin pitched a gem of a game only, giving up two runs as the Arizona Diamondbacks routed NL West rival Colorado Rockies 8-2 on Opening Day at Chase Field. It wasn't just…

  • Students Lead the Way as 15,000 March for Our Lives in Phoenix
    March 24 at 3:15 p.m. by Patrick Bryant

    Fifteen thousand students and their supporters from all over Arizona rallied on Saturday, March 24, at the State Capitol, joining their peers in a nationwide event to demand their lawmakers take action on guns. …

  • Eating My Way Through the Cactus League
    March 14 at 7:30 a.m. by Stuart Warner

    Every February and March, Arizona brings a huge cross-section of America together for baseball, hot dogs, and other stadium food during spring training in the Cactus League.  For the opening weekend of play this season, I hustled my way to all 10…

  • Baseball is Back in the Valley
    February 26 at 10:35 a.m. by Blake Benard

    Cactus League spring training is back in the Valley. On Saturday, February 24, 2018, Phoenix New Times hustled around, catching three different games during the first weekend of baseball action. Fans crowded in to enjoy America's pastime, and we…

  • Beware, the Snowbirds Are Back: Their 10 Worst Driving Habits
    February 9 at 7:30 a.m. by Matthew Hendley

    With snowbird season under way and spring training quickly approaching, we've rolled out our list of their 10 worst driving habits. The folks who live here aren't perfect drivers, either — far from it, in fact. However, snowbird season adds a new…



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