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  • Timeless Held a First-of-Its-Kind 420 Festival at the Croft Downtown
    April 21 at 5:43 p.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    On Tuesday, Timeless Vapes threw a private, ticketed 420 festival celebrating Arizona's first year with legal recreational weed. Freebies and good vibes were abundant. The sold-out event at the Croft downtown brought together several Phoenix…

  • Visual Aid: Take a Tour of Giving Tree's Dispensary and Cultivation Center
    April 8 at 4:36 p.m. by Multiple Authors

    Inside a bland building in a north Phoenix office complex exists a radiant marijuana paradise. This gift to cannabis aficionados is what Phoenix New Times found when Giving Tree Dispensary recently gave a tour of its cultivation and processing…

  • Scenes From the First Day of Recreational Marijuana Sales in Arizona
    January 25 at 5 a.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    On Friday, January 22, 2021, dozens of Arizona dispensaries were approved to begin selling marijuana for recreational use. We stopped by several Valley shops — including Urban Greenhouse, Harvest, The Mint, Territory, and Curaleaf — on this…

  • Election Day 2020 in Metro Phoenix in Photos
    November 5 at 12 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Election Day 2020 in the Valley saw more than 167,000 local voters cast their ballots at voting centers across Maricopa County on Tuesday, November 3. An estimated 1.6 million others voted by mail because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Safety measures…

  • Solidarity: Scenes From Phoenix's Black Lives Matter Protests
    June 15 at 8 a.m. by Phoenix New Times

    Three weeks after the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police, protesters remain on the streets of Phoenix, just as they do in most American cities. Every night, they gather and march and ask for justice for black people. They…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Thousands Attend 2020 Women’s March at the Arizona State Capitol
    January 20 at 8:27 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    More than 2,000 people gathered at the Arizona State Capitol on Sunday, January 19, for Phoenix's version of the 2020 Women's March. The annual event, which has taken place every January since 2017, was originally set to involve a march through the…

  • 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.…

  • The Border Wall in Arizona Is Killing Wildlife and Wrecking the Environment
    August 2 at 11:04 a.m. by Elizabeth Whitman

    In Arizona's Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, more than five miles of double wire mesh fencing, i.e. pedestrian fencing, and some 25 miles of vehicle barriers stretch across the park's southern border with Mexico. The Trump administration plans…

  • Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren's Supporters Pack Marquee Theatre
    August 2 at 10:59 a.m. by Kaylee Mark

    U. S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, one of the frontrunners for the Democratic presidential nomination, hosted a town hall event Thursday night at Marquee Theatre in Tempe. Filling the venue to capacity, the supporters listened to Warren's story,…

  • Where the Water Comes From: An Aerial Tour of the Salt and Verde Rivers
    August 1 at 8 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    Without the Salt River and Verde Rivers, the Valley of the Sun would not be habitable. Hundreds of years ago, the Hohokam people built extensive, sophisticated canals using  that allowed them to irrigate crops. Today's canals follow many of the…

  • A Look Inside and Outside the Tense Meeting Prompted by Phoenix Police Encounter
    June 19 at 11:17 a.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Several thousand concerned citizens attended a community meeting at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, following an incident in which Iesha Harper and Dravon Ames' and their young daughters had a gun pulled on them by a police…

  • Pro-Choice Activists Show Strength in Numbers at Arizona Capitol
    May 21 at 4:31 p.m. by Lynn Trimble

    Pro-choice activists rallied at the Arizona Capitol on Tuesday, May 21, joining fellow protesters across the country in decrying laws that ban abortion. More than 100 people gathered, sporting signs with clever sayings from "We need to talk about…

  • Earth Day 2019: 25 of the Most Beautiful Places in Arizona
    April 22 at 8 a.m. by Tom Carlson

    Every year, Earth Day both celebrates the planet and encourages its preservation. And Arizona, with its varied picturesque landscapes, is a pretty sweet part of Earth to call home. As if you needed a reminder, here's a gallery of places you can…

  • 42.0 Marijuana Photos for 4/20/2019
    April 20 at 10 a.m. by Tom Carlson

    With 4/20 being a self-declared national marijuana holiday, here's 42.0 beautiful shots of weed and other cannabis stuff. Because why the hell not?

  • Tea Party Leaders Take the Stage at Patriotism Over Socialism
    April 16 at 12:46 p.m. by Zee Peralta

    Several prominent Arizona Republicans spoke during the Patriotism Over Socialism event outside Gilbert Civic Center on Monday, April 15, 2019, including Arizona GOP Chair Kelli Ward and U.S. Representative Andy Biggs. But the most controversial…

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks Clobbered the Red Sox in the Home Opener
    April 6 at 3:43 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    The Arizona Diamondbacks improved to 4-4 on the season after blasting the Boston Red Sox 15-8 during the April 5 home opener at Chase Field. Starting pitcher Zack Godley gave up one run and drove in a pair as the D-backs slammed the defending world…


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