4

Tour de Fat, Phoenix Mercury, Wanda Jackson and Shizzfest Over the Weekend

^
Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Phoenix and help keep the future of New Times free.

Tour de Fat at Tempe Beach Par New Belgium Brewing maintains that Tour de Fat is a bike festival first and a beer festival second. To prove it, they got a Tempe citizen to donate his car and agree to utilize only a bike he received at Tour de Fat as his means of transportation. Talk about putting your pedal where your mouth is...see photos

Phoenix Mercury Win Second WNBA Championship How big of a deal was Friday's WNBA championship game in Phoenix? Well, consider this: the only other times a basketball team's won a championship in this city, it was the Boston Celtics beating the Phoenix Suns on our home court in 1976, and then the Chicago Bulls beating the Suns on home court in 1993. When the Phoenix Mercury won their first WNBA championship in 2007, they were in Detroit. And when the Suns won their first NBA championship -- oh wait, never mind. That hasn't happened...full story

Shizzfest 2 in downtown Phoenix Music/culture Web-board The Shizz hosted an evening of local music and madness on Saturday, October 10, at the Trunk Space and Sweets & Beats in downtown Phoenix...see photos

Wanda Jackson at Rhythm Room: Crowning the Queen of Rock Wanda Jackson has been dubbed many titles, most of which are some play on "The Queen/First Lady of Rock/Rock n Roll/Rockabilly." This year she finally got that official recognition when she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as an "Early Influence."...full story

Keep Phoenix New Times Free... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Phoenix with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.