• 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…

  • Bloodfest 2019 Was an EDM Adventure in the Desert
    October 13 at 6:33 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    It’s pretty safe to say that annual Bloodfest is unlike any other dance party in the Valley. The underground event takes party takes place out in the middle of nowhere, offers rave-like thrills from dusk until dawn, and (as its name implies)…

  • The Best of Phoenix A'Fare Celebrated All That's Good About the Valley
    October 13 at 12:18 a.m. by Melissa Fossum

    The annual Best of Phoenix A'Fare celebrates all of the businesses that make Phoenix a great city. On Saturday, October 12, the Arizona Science Center hosted samples from some of the greatest restaurants and bars in the valley. The attendees were a…

  • Our Favorite Dining Rooms in Greater Phoenix in 2019
    October 11 at 2:30 p.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…

  • The Best Cafe Review Photos of 2019
    October 11 at 2 p.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…

  • Club Candids: Track Club's Grand Opening Weekend
    October 7 at 9 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Track Club in downtown Phoenix made its much-anticipated debut on Friday, October 4, and Saturday, October 5, with a two-night grand opening celebration with guest DJs like What So Not and huge crowds. The electronic dance music hot spot was packed…

  • Tour de Fat 2019 in Tempe: Cool Costumes and Crazy Fun
    October 6 at 4:44 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    When New Belgium Brewing brings the Tour de Fat to Tempe Beach Park every October, countless folks show up dressed in costume and psyched for an afternoon of shenanigans, weirdness, and (of course) beer. Such was the case on Saturday, October 5,…

  • Slideshow: We're Suckers for the Jonas Brothers
    October 6 at 1:39 a.m. by Leavitt Wells

    It was fun when they were younger. Now, the Jonas Brothers are older and reunited for the Happiness Begins Tour. This is the first tour the brothers have done since 2013 after focusing on personal projects and families. More 18,000 fans screamed…

  • Visual Aid: Best Restaurants on Lower Seventh Street in the Coronado District
    October 4 at 6 a.m. by Lauren Cusimano

    The Coronado District is easily one of our cuter neighborhoods, if we may use that word to describe some serious eats along lower Seventh Avenue in central Phoenix. It’s as versatile as it is historic, with a plethora of vegetarian options, classic…

  • Best of Phoenix 2019 Nightlife in Photos
    October 3 at 8 a.m. by Bri Arreguin-Malloy

    In the 2019 edition of Best of Phoenix, we've got more than 380 restaurants, stores, activities, people, and events we want to share with you. We've also spotlighted individuals in their respective fields. From Best Music Festival to Best New Bar,…

  • Best of Phoenix 2019 La Vida in Photos
    October 3 at 7 a.m. by Bri Arreguin-Malloy

    In the 2019 edition of Best of Phoenix, we've got more than 380 restaurants, stores, activities, people, and events we want to share with you. We've also spotlighted some incredible individuals in their respective fields. From Best Upscale Mexican…

  • Best of Phoenix 2019 Food and Drink in Photos
    October 2 at 7 a.m. by Bri Arreguin-Malloy

    In the 2019 edition of Best of Phoenix, we've got more than 380 restaurants, stores, activities, people, and events we want to share with you. We've also spotlighted some incredible individuals in their respective fields. From Best Chef to Best…

  • Photos: Inside the Last House Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
    October 1 at 7 a.m. by Phoenix New Times Writers

    Take a walk through the last house to be designed by Frank Lloyd Wright before his death in 1959, which is located in the Biltmore neighborhood. The 3,000-square-foot home is going to be auctioned off on October 16. Read Robrt L. Pela's essay on…

  • Goldrush Music Festival 2019's Biggest Party Monsters
    September 30 at 3:51 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Rawhide Western Town in Chandler was flooded with thousands of electronic dance music fans, as well as plenty of beats and bass, on Friday, September 27, and Saturday, September 28, during Goldrush Music Festival 2019. Beats mixed with buckaroos…

  • Favorite First-Taste Restaurant Photos of 2019 in Greater Phoenix
    September 24 at 12 p.m. by Lauren Cusimano

    When a new spot opens in town, we can't wait to check it out — and let you know our initial impressions, share a few photos, and dish about some menu items. First Taste, as the name implies, is not a full-blown review, but instead a peek inside…

  • These Were the Best Moments of the Phoenix Climate Strike
    September 20 at 10:32 a.m. by Elizabeth Whitman

    Joining similar strikes all over the world, hundreds of people rallied in downtown Phoenix Friday afternoon to demand that state and local leaders take action on climate change. Their wish list: More solar energy. An end to fossil fuels. Veganism.…

  • Mumford and Sons Shine at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Downtown Phoenix
    September 17 at 9:10 a.m. by Robbie Flores

    Mumford and Sons returned to Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix on Monday, September 16, 2019 after a long absence. The band played a combination of new hits like "Guiding Light" and classic tunes like "Little Lion Man" from their hit…

  • Club Candids: Burial Grounds Arts & Music Festival Was Totally Lit
    September 16 at 9:38 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Hundreds of electronic dance music fans took over The Pressroom in Phoenix on Saturday, September 14, for the Burial Grounds Arts & Music Festival. And they got down on the dance floor as EDM artists and DJs like Modestep, Infekt, Mvrda,…

  • Legendary Guitarist Eric Clapton Dazzles at Phoenix Show
    September 15 at 7:21 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    Even at 74 years old,  guitarist/singer Eric Clapton showcased why he is one of the most influential musicians of all time on Saturday, August 14, 2019, at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Clapton played a 14-song set consisting of much of his…

  • Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum Opens Fall Season With a Flourish
    September 14 at 9:42 a.m. by Lynn Trimble

    The Mesa Arts Center campus was filled with works by local artists Friday night, September 13, during the opening celebration for its fall season. Lauren Lee took photos of people with French artist-inspired props. Cazo Dance performed inside a…


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