• Sleater-Kinney Return to The Van Buren for The Center Won't Hold Tour
    November 12 at 1:49 p.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Sleater-Kinney fans loosely packed The Van Buren last night on Monday, November 11, in support of The Center Won't Hold. Founding members Corin Tucker and Carrie Brownstein (both on vocals and guitar), and their current drummer, Angie Boylan, were…

  • Club Candids: Ocotillo Open Air Festival Was A Blissful EDM Experience
    November 10 at 11:04 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Melodic house beats filled the air at Ocotillo Restaurant & Bar on Sunday, November 10, as Anjunabeats DJs such as Grum, Öona Dahl, David Hohme, and Alex Cruz got bodies moving and spirits soaring. It was all part of the Ocotillo Open Air Festival…

  • NovemBEER 2019 Served Up Fun Times And Awesome Brews
    November 10 at 3:20 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    An enormous brew crew of beer aficionados gathered at Arizona Center in downtown Phoenix on Saturday, November 9, for Phoenix New Times' annual NovemBEER. The afternoon-long event featured more than 50 breweries from around Arizona and the western…

  • Post Malone Certainly Performed at Gila River Arena
    November 9 at 2:30 p.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Post Malone returned to Phoenix on Friday, November 8, 2019 in support of Hollywood's Bleeding for The Runaway Tour. The sold-out show featured support from Swae Lee and Tyla Yaweh. Thousands of fans seemed to have a blast. Read our full review of…

  • Visual Aid: Best of Phoenix 2019's Top Dishes
    November 8 at 8 a.m. by Lauren Cusimano

    Best fries, pizza, chocolate? Honey, we know them all. But if you’re unconvinced on our choices, we definitely did some explaining. And we might have gotten a little poetic on a couple descriptions. Here is a visual guide to our top dishes around…

  • First Look: The New Whole Foods Market in Tempe
    November 6 at 9 a.m. by Lauren Cusimano

    Tempe's 40,000-square-foot Whole Foods Market at 750 South Ash Avenue is open as of Wednesday, November 6. And here's a good first look at the new store. Following a mad rush of the now-closed Whole Foods location at Rural and Baseline roads, the…

  • Dirtybird Players Brought An Insane EDM Party to The Pressroom
    November 4 at 8:24 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Local fans of popular electronic dance music label Dirtybird Records flocked to The Pressroom in downtown on Saturday, November 2, to party and shake a tailfeather. Dirtybird founder Claude VonStroke headlined the festival-like event, which took…

  • The Most Badass Tatts We Saw at Phoenix Tattoo Expo 2019
    November 3 at 3:13 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Dozens of tattoo artists from throughout the U.S. were doing their thing at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Phoenix Mesa from Friday, November 1, to Sunday, November 3, during the Phoenix Tattoo Expo 2019. The three-day event featured more than 40…

  • Club Candids: Halloween Night In Downtown Phoenix And Tempe
    November 1 at 11:20 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Costumed revelry was in full effect on Thursday, October 31, at numerous Halloween parties across the Valley. The biggest affairs were happening at Crescent Ballroom, which hosted Sean Watson's annual costume ball, as well as spots like Gracie's…

  • Celebrating Dia de los Muertos — From Artwork to Altars
    October 31 at 11:02 a.m. by Lynn Trimble

    Dia de los Muertos celebrations are well underway around metro Phoenix, as people use traditions ranging from altars to sugar skulls to honor loved ones who've passed on. Here's a glimpse at Dia de los Muertos festivities we've spotted around town,…

  • The Howl-O-Ween Dog Parade Was Adorable!
    October 28 at 5:30 p.m. by Angela Adams

    What is cuter than dogs in costumes? The answer is nothing. There were so many adorable pups on display for the Second Annual Howl-O-Ween dog parade, which took place on Sunday, October 27, at Margaret T. Hance Park. Pooches and owners alike…

  • Halloween 2019 in Phoenix: The Hottest Parties And Coolest Costumes
    October 27 at 11:09 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Costumes and characters were in abundance at Halloween parties happening across the Valley on Saturday, October 26. That includes such popular events as the Wicked Ball 2019 at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale and the Monster's Block in downtown…

  • Club Candids: Punk Rock Halloween Bash's Costumes and Chaotic Fun
    October 26 at 8:15 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Things got a little wild at Yucca Tap Room in Tempe on Friday, October 25, during the annual Punk Rock Halloween. Local bands like El Googly Diablo and Ham played rowdy sets covering punk legends like Dead Milkmen and The Ramones while costumed…

  • Tool Tore the Roof Off Gila River Arena
    October 24 at 9:58 p.m. by Andrew Marshall

    Wine maker Maynard James Keenan and Tool arrived at Gila River Arena in support of Fear Inoculum, the band's first album in 13 years. Post-punk legends Killing Joke opened the set. Check out our review here.

  • The Best Cafe Review Photos of 2019
    October 24 at 10 a.m. by Lauren Cusimano

    In 2019 we've visited a number of restaurants for Cafe Reviews — everything from pasta at a busy Asian supermarket to the follow-up locations of Little Miss BBQ and Chula Seafood. Plus some showstopping paella at Talavera. In addition to the…

  • Our Favorite Dining Rooms in Greater Phoenix in 2019
    October 24 at 9:45 a.m. by Lauren Cusimano

    Do you love an elegant dining room? A stunning view? A garden-heavy patio, or just a garden? Maybe a sleek bar with soft lighting? For some of us, the restaurant’s whole vibe is as important as its food and drink. It's the same thinking behind a…

  • Lizzo Headlines The Van Buren's Fastest Selling Show to Date
    October 24 at 7:24 a.m. by Kelsee Becker

    There's no doubting that Lizzo is the Queen of 2019. She brought her I Love You Too Tour to The Van Buren on Wednesday, October 23. The sold-out concert was filled with die-hard fans (including fans who missed out on her canceled 2017 visit) who…

  • BOO! Arizona 2019 Was a Costume-Filled EDM Freakfest
    October 21 at 11 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Costumes both freaky and fun were in abundance at BOO! Arizona 2019, the Halloween-themed electronic dance music festival that took over Rawhide Event Center in Chandler on Saturday, October 19. There were also plenty of beats to be had at the…

  • Club Candids: Fun and Games at Clubhouse at Maya in Scottsdale
    October 21 at 6 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Scottsdale hot spot Maya Day & Nightclub, located at 7333 East Indian Plaza in Scottsdale, has undergone a bit of a transformation recently. Its outdoor pool area has become the Clubhouse at Maya, an adult playground filled with games like…

  • Club Candids: Checking Out the Newly Opened Sunbar in Tempe
    October 14 at 10 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Electronic dance music fans got a chance to check out the newly opened Sunbar in downtown Tempe on Sunday, October 13, during a gig by house music DJ and producer Hot Since 82. The two-story joint, which is owned by the same folks behind Shady…


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