• Camelback Mountain Hiking Season Has Arrived: Photos From the Trails
    December 8 at 7:12 a.m. by Ray Stern

    Camelback Mountain is one of the best places on earth. From steep summit trails to surreal, stone formations to the camaraderie of fellow hikers, this mountain park has it all. (Except, of course, for good parking.) The two main trails are Echo…

  • Club Candids: The Party People and Arty People of Full Moon Festival
    November 28 at 2:45 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Rowdy revelers, party monsters, art lovers, and culture fiends all gathered at The Pressroom in downtown Phoenix on Saturday, November 24, for the latest Full Moon Festival. They were there to celebrate, soak up the sounds of local bands and DJs,…

  • Club Candids: Origins EDM Festival Makes A Big Debut
    November 21 at 8 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Local electronic dance music promoter Relentless Beats launched its newest festival, Origins, on Saturday, November 17, at Rawhide in Chandler. The massive event featured DJs and producers like Duke Dumont, Lane 8, Justin Jay, and Autograf spinning…


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  • Still Hungry? Look What Was on the Menu of Downtown Donut Festival
    November 19 at 3:44 p.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    Phoenix was filled with food festivals, such as the Pizza Festival and Mac & Cheese festival the weekend of November 17 to 18, but the Downtown Donut festival really shined at Margaret T. Hance Park on Sunday, November 18, 2018.   With craft beer,…

  • Mexican Food Winners From Best of Phoenix 2018
    November 12 at 7 a.m. by Phoenix New Times

    East side, west side, and smack dab in the middle: Everywhere you turn in the Phoenix area, there are great Mexican dishes. From burros and birria to tacos and tamales, we've put together our choices of where to find some of the best Mexican dishes…

  • Arizona's Record-Setting Election Day 2018 in Photos
    November 6 at 1:24 p.m. by New Times Staff

    A record number of midterm voters turned out to polling places throughout the Valley and around Arizona on Tuesday, November 6, for the 2018 general election. They braved long lines, lengthy wait times, and even a few snafus to cast their vote in…

  • Music and Politics Unite for Go Vote 2018 at The Van Buren
    November 6 at 5:20 a.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Election Day is upon us. The Van Buren hosted one last hurrah on Election Day Eve, Monday, November 5, 2018, to encourage people to vote. Gin Blossoms, Calexico, and Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra performed, and appearances were made by Gabby Giffords…

  • Donald Trump Jr. Stumps for Republicans at Sun City Strip Mall
    November 3 at 7 a.m. by Joseph Flaherty

    Joined by his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle, the president's eldest son rallied the base in Sun City at a local GOP field office on Thursday, November 1. Trump Jr. fired up the crowd at the strip mall with attacks on former President Obama and…

  • Our Best October Food Photos:  These Will Make You Hungry
    October 31 at 7 a.m. by Jordyn Carias

    October means Halloween, Oktoberfest and the Arizona State Fair. Plus, we were blessed with the Arizona Donut Festival this month. The Phoenix food scene never disappoints. 

  • Halloween 2018 in Phoenix: The Biggest Parties and Most Amazing Costumes
    October 29 at 8:10 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Halloween celebrations took place across the Valley on Saturday, October 27, and featured plenty of nightlife fun and amazing costumes. As you’d expect, there were tons of parties in both Tempe and Scottsdale, including in Old Town and along Mill…

  • Club Candids: Punk Rock Halloween Bash's Wild Times and Weird Costumes
    October 28 at 3:05 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    One of the Valley's more unique Halloween parties took place on Friday, October 26, and Saturday, October 27, at the Yucca Tap Room in Tempe during the annual Punk Rock Halloween Bash. Local bands paid tribute to legendary punk acts like the…

  • Top 14 Patio Restaurants in the Valley
    October 27 at 5:03 p.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    Arizona residents are lucky to have relatively great weather most of the year, which means there are plenty of amazing patio bars around the Valley. We picked our 14 favorites and captured these gorgeous images so you can see for yourself. Summer…

  • Adventure Awaits at the Arizona State Fair
    October 25 at 7:15 a.m. by Melissa Fossum

    The Arizona State Fair is equal parts overwhelming and exciting. There's so much to do and see that it's easy to feel overstimulated. We spent a Sunday evening at the fair and experienced a childlike exuberance that more than made up for sore feet…

  • The Decadent Food of the Arizona State Fair
    October 24 at 7:15 a.m. by Melissa Fossum

    There are still a few days left to clog your arteries at Arizona State Fair, which continues through Sunday, October 28. No trip to the fairgrounds at 1826 West McDowell Road would be complete without some decadent fair food. Just about anything…

  • BOO! Arizona 2018's Best Costumes and Biggest Ragers
    October 22 at 12:20 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The Halloween party season kicked off on Saturday, October 19, when a legion of dance music fans invaded Rawhide Event Center in Chandler for BOO! Arizona 2018. Several thousand were in attendance at the Halloween-themed EDM festival, many of whom…

  • Club Candids: The Freaks and Geeks of Cirque Le Bass
    October 21 at 12:15 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    A three-ring circus of colorful action and bass-heavy sounds took over Mind's Eye in Mesa on Friday, October 19, during the Cirque Le Bass dance party. A rogue's gallery of ravers were in attendance, as well as kooky clowns, rowdy ringmasters, and…

  • Slideshow: A Look Back at President Donald Trump Rally for Martha McSally in Mesa
    October 20 at 9:53 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    President Donald Trump held a campaign rally in Mesa on Friday night, October 19, at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to encourage supporters to vote for Republicans in the midterm elections, including Arizona Senate candidate Martha McSally. A…

  • Look at the Food and the People You Missed at 2018's Oktoberfest at Tempe Beach Park
    October 19 at 12 p.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    One thing you can always count on at Oktoberfest is a great variety of delicious food; it's definitely more than just bratwurst and beer. 2018's Oktoberfest at Tempe Beach Park was a great time, October 12 through 14, despite some rain on Saturday.…

  • Young Phoenix Suns Nucleus Shines in Opening Win
    October 18 at 9:26 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    The Phoenix Suns led by Devin Booker, and rookie Deandre Ayton, the No. 1 pick in June's NBA Draft,  started the 2018-19 season with a bang by defeating the Dallas Mavericks, 121-100, Wednesday night, October 17,  at Talking Stick Resort Arena. New…

  • Club Candids: Bloodfest 2018 Was a Bloody Good Time
    October 13 at 8:42 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Something wild and wicked took place in the wilderness outside of Phoenix on Friday, October 12. Dozens of ravers and EDM fans gathered at a remote location in the desert outskirts of the Valley to party and rage during Bloodfest 2018. The annual…


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