• 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…

  • The Absolute Idiocy of Phoenix Idiotarod 2020
    February 18 at 2:38 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Teams of costumed pranksters rolled their colorfully decorated shopping carts through the streets of downtown Phoenix on Saturday, February 8. It was part of the insane and inane fun of the annual Phoenix Idiotarod, an urban shopping cart race put…

  • Devour the World 2020 Food Festival Was a Huge Hit in Peoria
    February 17 at 6 a.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    Devour the World, a global food festival and part of Devour Week, moved to Peoria this year. The annual event brought flavors from all over the world to the west Valley all from various metro Phoenix restaurants. The festival took place on…

  • Club Candids: Rolling Through February's First Friday
    February 17 at 5 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The monthly First Friday art walk in downtown Phoenix was a place to see and be seen on February 7. People flocked to Roosevelt Row, Grand Avenue, and elsewhere to check out the art, galleries, vendors, and musicians. There's also plenty of…

  • Our Favorite Cafe Review Photos of 2020
    February 13 at 8 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
    February 13 at 7 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…

  • Smoke Rings: A Look Back at the Juicy Barbecue Goodness
    February 12 at 8 a.m. by Jordyn Carias

    From fall 2017 to fall 2018 (with a little bit of 2019 sprinkled in), Smoke Rings brought us the biggest news in barbecue across the Valley. If you've never checked it out, now is a great time to look back at the juiciest, smokiest food options in…

  • Our Favorite Romantic Restaurants in Metro Phoenix
    February 11 at 9 a.m. by Jordyn Carias

    Romance is in the air with Valentine's Day right around the corner. Phoenix is home to some restaurants that will set the stage for a nice night with your significant other. Consider these suggestions when thinking about where to book dinner in…

  • Street Eats Food Truck Festival Brought Great Weather and Food to Salt River Fields
    February 10 at 8:25 a.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    All of Phoenix's best food trucks came together for the Street Eats Food Truck Festival at Salt River Fields on February 8 and 9, 2020.  The festival was welcomed with great Arizona weather and a wide variety of food to enjoy all weekend.

  • Visual Aid: All Day Dining Guide to Downtown Mesa
    February 7 at 7 a.m. by Lauren Cusimano

    Mesa’s Main Street has welcomed a number of new food- and drink-related tenants in recent years — as we're about to show you. Cider Corps, 12 West Brewing Co., Worth Takeaway: there’s now enough on this iconic strip to make a full day of it. From…

  • Club Candids: Techno Snobs' Cold Leather Party Was Kinky and Debaucherous Fun
    February 4 at 6:54 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The Techno Snobs took over the upstairs Scarlet Lounge at the Monarch Theatre on Friday, January 31, for an evening of fetish thrills and high-energy dance music. Kink-oriented demonstrations took place while DJs and producers including Sueño,…

  • Dierks Bentley Feels the Love at the Coors Light Birds Nest
    February 2 at 12:37 p.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Dierks Bentley made a triumphant return to his hometown on Friday, January 31, 2020, for the Coors Light Birds Nest at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Country fans enjoyed a sold-out show full of Bentley's biggest hits.

  • The Stars Were Out at the Waste Management Phoenix Open Pro-Am
    February 2 at 12:33 p.m. by Zee Peralta

    The first day of the Waste Management Phoenix Open Pro-Am at TPC Scottsdale on Wednesday, January 29, was all about the fan favorites. In addition to the golfers, the fans crowded around the popular 18th hole to watch their favorite athletes take a…

  • Club Candids: CUPCAKE! Cirque Berserk Was a Big-Top Bacchanal
    January 29 at 12:38 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Fetish-friendly dance party CUPCAKE! made its long-awaited return on Saturday, January 25, at The Rebel Lounge. Subtitled "Cirque Berserk," the event featured clowns, ringmasters, stilt-walkers, goths, and freaks in attendance. DJs like Betty…

  • The Best Cosplay We Saw at Tempe FanCon 2020
    January 27 at 8 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Geeks from across the Valley turned out in droves for Tempe FanCon 2020 on Saturday, January 25, including plenty of cosplayers. The afternoon-long event outside of the Tempe Public Library featured several dozen people dressed in geeky get-ups,…

  • Tacolandia 2020 Spiced Up Margaret T. Hance Park
    January 27 at 7 a.m. by Charles Barth

    Sunshine and hot sauce warmed up Margaret T. Hance Park near downtown Phoenix, as taco trucks and vendors lined the grass for the Phoenix New Times'  fourth Tacolandia festival. Local-favorite Mexican food purveyors like Macayo's and Chico Malo…

  • Club Candids: Going Wild at an After-Hours Warehouse Party
    January 21 at 1:08 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    One of the many warehouses in the Valley was alive with activity and pulsating with bass deep into the night on Saturday, January 18, during an under-the-radar dance party. Local DJs like Gypsy X, Fairydust, Fatal Error, and Eyechronic spun house,…


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