Events

Firewater

There are thousands of idiotic ways to die, but drowning in the desert? Pretty dumb. As a corollary, there must be a million better names for a body of water situated in a sub-basement of hell than Lake Pleasant. But the nomenclature’s not as wacked as it seems, ’cause our big hot tub was named for Carl Pleasant, the designer of Waddell Dam and, by extension, the lake. Still, this doesn’t make Lake Pleasant any easier on the eyes, so we recommend the Full Moon Shoreline Hike, ’cause, well, it’s dark. Enough.
Fri., Aug. 15, 7:30 p.m., 2008
KEEP PHOENIX NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Clay McNear
Contact: Clay McNear