• Our Favorite Cafe Review Photos of 2020
    March 26 at 9:45 a.m. by Lauren Cusimano

    It's 2020, which means a whole new year of our bi-monthly cafe review. Food critic Chris Malloy is ready to reveal some shining tacos, top-tier Cuban food, and much more — all accompanied by some stunning food photography. Enjoy your spin.

  • Our Favorite Dining Rooms in Greater Phoenix in 2020
    March 26 at 8 a.m. by Lauren Cusimano

    Do you love a cheery, modern dining room? Maybe some potted plants acting as centerpieces? Perhaps a classic lunch counter? Or do you just want a look inside the kitchen? We understand. Often the restaurant's atmosphere is as inviting as the menu…

  • Visual Aid: The Many Great Neighborhood Bars in Metro Phoenix
    March 13 at 7 a.m. by Lauren Cusimano

    Need a drink? A place where you can pick out a barstool and order yourself "the usual?" Here's a look at the dive bars in neighborhoods and cities across the Valley where you can find chatty regulars, sing-alongs, and cheap drinks.

  • Five Best Diners in Metro Phoenix
    March 11 at 10 a.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    Diners, whether they be old- or new-school, never go out of style. We stopped by our top five faves throughout the Valley to give you a peak of the fun decor, good food, and throwback atmosphere.

  • Club Candids: Checking Out the Newly Opened Killer Whale Sex Club
    March 11 at 8:47 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The brand new Roosevelt Row bar Killer Whale Sex Club welcomed in the masses on Saturday, March 7, during its first weekend in business. The bizarrely named drinkery, which is located at the corner of Sixth and Roosevelt streets, features a…

  • An Afternoon at the Melrose Street Fair
    March 9 at 9:10 a.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    The Melrose District, which stretches along Seventh Avenue in central Phoenix, held its annual M7 Street Fair on Saturday, March 7.  The fair welcomed plenty of food trucks, local food and arts vendors, and a classic car show. Everyone was looking…

  • Inside and Outside the Bernie Sanders Rally in Phoenix
    March 6 at 10:32 a.m. by Bri Arreguin-Malloy

    Thousands of Bernie Sanders supporters flocked to Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Thursday, March 5, to hear the senator speak at his first Arizona rally of 2020. The rally was held ahead of Arizona's presidential preference elections set for…

  • Visual Aid: All-Day Eating and Drinking in Sunnyslope
    March 6 at 6 a.m. by Lauren Cusimano

    Sunnyslope, that special part of north Phoenix, has a lot of great dining and drink options. We're talking barbecue to dive bars, Polish goodies to famous churros at ... Famous Churros. So, in the spirit of being helpful, here are some of our…

  • Visual Aid — Top 100 Restaurants in Greater Phoenix
    March 5 at 11 a.m. by Lauren Cusimano

    We’ve put together a guide to our 100 favorite places to eat in greater Phoenix right now. Consider this list of restaurants — ordered alphabetically, not ranked — a guidebook to culinary delight in a city growing faster, hotter, and better by the…

  • PHX Vegan Food Festival 2020 Filled Hance Park With Friends
    March 4 at 11:54 a.m. by Charles Barth

    Under an idyllic, partly cloudy sky and with temperatures hovering as close to "perfect" as they ever do, the 2020 PHX Vegan Food Festival brought thousands of people to Margaret T. Hance Park on Saturday, February 29. More than 100 vendors —…

  • Club Candids: Local DJs Shine at the First Encounters DJ Competition
    March 2 at 11:24 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Burgeoning local DJs took their shot at fame and glory on Saturday, February 29, at Aura Nightclub in Tempe during the First Encounters DJ Competition. Mixmasters and selectors like JUR, Good Time Jimmy, Eyechronic, and Ico Soundz each had a…

  • Innings Festival 2020: Dave Matthews Band, Weezer, Death Cab For Cutie, and More
    March 2 at 11:19 a.m. by Kelsee Becker

    Innings Festival returned for its third year at Tempe Beach Park from February 29 to March 1, 2020. The concert event featured a well-rounded, family-friendly lineup, including Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit, Dr. Dog, Rainbow Kitten Surprise,…

  • All the Phoenix-Area Semifinalists for the 2020 James Beard Awards
    February 28 at 3:29 p.m. by Lauren Cusimano

    Here's a visual guide to the many local semifinalists for the 2020 James Beard Awards. The James Beard Foundation announced its nominations on Wednesday, February 26. The Phoenix food world — everything from restaurants to chefs and wine programs —…

  • Colorful, Elegant Dishes From Devour Culinary Classic 2020
    February 24 at 10:23 a.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    The big finish to Devour Week, the Devour Culinary Classic 2020 took place — despite the rain — on February 22 and ended February 23 as a huge success. Some of the Valley's best restaurants prepared a variety of variety of impressive plates and…

  • Club Candids: Destructo Lit Up the Dance Floor at Sunbar
    February 24 at 10:18 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Renowned electro-house DJ/producer Destructo took over the sound system with his beats at Sunbar in Tempe on Saturday, February 22. The 90-minute set featured remixes and original tracks and got bodies moving inside the bar and nightclub’s music…

  • Behind the Scenes at Cirque Du Soleil's <i>OVO</i>
    February 23 at 3:27 p.m. by James Deak

    Phoenix New Times recently had the opportunity to experience what goes on behind the scenes of Cirque Du Soleil's OVO, which is happening through February 23 at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The performers were seen practicing up high above the stage…

  • Take a Private Tour of Harvest, One of Arizona's Largest Cultivation Centers
    February 19 at 11:27 p.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    Harvest is one of Arizona's largest medical cannabis cultivation centers, located up in Camp Verde for the most ideal sunlight year-round. Phoenix New Times took a private tour of the step-by-step process inside its massive facility and saw how it…

  • Inside and Outside the Trump Rally in Phoenix
    February 19 at 10:11 p.m. by Bri Arreguin-Malloy

    Thousands of Trump supporters flocked to Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Wednesday, February 19, to hear President Donald Trump speak at his first Arizona rally of 2020. Some supporters had waited in line for almost 24 hours and nearly…

  • Feeling the Love at Crush Arizona 2020 EDM Festival
    February 19 at 10:10 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    A throng of electronic dance music fans filled the Rawhide Event Center in Chandler on Friday, February 14, for Crush Arizona 2020. The Valentine's-themed EDM festival featured sets by Audien, Jauz, Habstrakt, and other well-known DJs, as well as…

  • The Most Badass Tattoos We Saw at Body Art Expo 2020
    February 19 at 5 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Plenty of tattoos were made and displayed at the Body Art Expo 2020 from Friday, February 14, to Sunday, February 16, at the Arizona State Fairgrounds. More than 200 professional artists from across the U.S. were slinging ink alongside numerous…


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