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  • The 2017 Southwest Cannabis Convention and Expo: Unconventional, Educational
    October 15 at 10:49 p.m. by Ray Stern

    The people are what made the 2017 Southwest Cannabis Convention and Expo such a high-quality event. More than 3,000 checked out hundreds of vendor booths, saw speakers, and met other industry-interested types. See some of the highlights here, from…

     
  • The People of the Sausage Fest
    October 15 at 4:09 p.m. by Melissa Fossum

    The inaugural Open Wide Dental Sausage fest was a hit thanks to a bevy of lederhosen and, well, sausage. The Wyndham Garden Inn Midtown hosted an LGBTQ-friendly Oktoberfest with lots of fun, boys, and beer. Photos by Melissa Fossum.

     
  • BOO! Arizona 2017 Was A Mix of Colorful Costumes and Crazy EDM Fun
    October 15 at 4:07 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    The Halloween party season in the Valley got off to a wild start on Saturday, October 14, at Rawhide in Chandler during BOO! Arizona 2017. Countless electronic dance music fans donned costumes and got crazy at the one-night EDM festival, which…

     

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  • Best People, Best Food, Best Drink at the Best of Phoenix A'fare
    October 15 at 1:41 p.m. by Jordyn Carias

    The 18th annual Best of Phoenix A'fare lit up the Arizona Biltmore with food, drink, and partying. With everything from psychic readings to the Cupid Shuffle, this year's event was truly unforgettable. 

     
  • Club Candids: Grooving to Chris Lake at Shady Park in Tempe
    October 14 at 10:34 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Renowned house music DJ/producer Chris Lake got a packed house at Shady Park in Tempe moving and grooving during his performance on Friday, October 13. Here's a look at who was there. Photos by Benjamin Leatherman

     
  • From the Farm: A Trip to Four Valley Famers Markets
    October 13 at 8 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    The Valley has a bounty of farmers markets that start popping up this time of year. If you're looking for locally grown produce, hot sauces, lunch from a vendor, or even hand soaps, a trip to one of the many markets around town should be on your…

     
  • Local Nonprofits Help Color in the Gap Susan G. Komen Left in Arizona
    October 12 at 9:46 a.m. by Lindsay Moore

    For the first time in two decades, there will not be a Race for the Cure in Phoenix. Arizona's affiliate of Susan G. Komen shut its doors this summer and left the 4,870 Arizona women who are likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year to…

     
  • The Good, Bad, and Tasty Food at The Arizona State Fair
    October 12 at 9:42 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    Their really is something for everyone when it comes to The Arizona State Fair when it comes to food options. Whether you're looking for snacks, desserts, tasty drinks, or bacon wrapped everything the fair is a food lovers haven. Here are some of…

     
  • Rides, Deep Fried Food, and Poop Plushes at the Arizona State Fair
    October 12 at 9:42 a.m. by Melissa Fossum

    It's that time of year again — the Arizona State Fair is back through the end of October. Attendees had a blast on opening weekend, loading up on deep-fried goodies and trying their hands at games. There were tons of Pokemon and Minions to be won,…

     
  • A Frightening  Behind-the-Scenes Look at This Year's Scarizona Scaregrounds
    October 11 at 1:51 p.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    If you've never been to Scarizona Scaregrounds for Halloween season you're definitely missing out.  It's one of Arizona's newest and biggest "haunted houses"; except it's actually three haunted houses and an incredible interactive zombie paintball…

     
  • The Cast of <i>Only the Brave</i> Honor Yarnell Hotshots at Premiere
    October 10 at 10:14 p.m. by Jim Louvau

    The cast of the soon-to-be released movie Only the Brave, which tells the story of the of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, made an appearance at Harkins Tempe Marketplace for a special red carpet screening last night. Actors Josh Brolin, Miles…

     
  • 10 Restaurants Any Self-Respecting Phoenician Should Try At Least Once
    October 10 at 5:12 p.m. by Zac McDonald

    There are roughly three kinds of restaurants: new spots, old standbys, and the ones you’ve been meaning to visit forever. Maybe your metro Phoenix restaurant bucket list includes famous names like Pizzeria Bianco, Barrio Café, and Little Miss BBQ.…

     
  • Closed for Good: A Final Look Inside Tent City
    October 10 at 10:05 a.m. by Tom Carlson

    This weekend Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone finally closed Tent City, former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's notorious open-air jail, for good, just months shy of its 25th anniversary. In February 2015, photographer Deanna Dent toured the facility along…

     
  • The D-backs' Exciting Comeback Season Ends Getting Swept by the Dreaded Dodgers
    October 10 at 8:54 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    After transforming themselves from a team that lost 93 games in 2016 to a team that won 93 games in 2017 and then a 94th in a thrilling Wild Card game last week, the Diamondbacks finished with a thud, getting swept  by the rival Los Angeles Dodgers…

     
  • Club Candids: The Craziest Juggalos at Insane Clown Posse Show in Mesa
    October 9 at 3:32 p.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    Fans of the Insane Clown Posse gathered at Club Red in Mesa on Sunday, October 8, for the rap act's latest show in the Valley. ICP is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its famed album, The Great Milenko, on its current tour and the gig was sold…

     
  • Watch These Buses, School Buses, Government Vehicles Breaking Traffic Laws
    October 9 at 11 a.m. by Ray Stern

    A review of Scottsdale photo-enforcement records from the first half of 2017 showed a large number of city buses running red lights and other government violators. But as a Phoenix New Times story today explains, government officials, including…

     
  • Bloodfest 2017 Was Fun While It Lasted
    October 9 at 8:01 a.m. by Benjamin Leatherman

    This year’s Bloodfest only lasted three hours or so before cops showed up and shut down the annual desert dance party, which took place on Saturday, October 7. Before the plug got pulled, however, the event was a blast for those in attendance as…

     
  • Costumed Bicyclists and Beer Lovers at Tour de Fat 2017
    October 8 at 11:47 a.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    It's officially Fall and Tour de Fat has rolled into Tempe Beach Park. The event, thrown by New Belgium Brewery, featured awesome local bands, art bikes, and of course, BEER! Costumed attendees got their couple minutes of fame with the fashion show…

     
  • Monster Market Brings Spooky and Fun to Tempe
    October 8 at 10:26 a.m. by Jim Louvau

    Monster Market got Valley nerds into the Halloween spirit early as it hosted a great party at MOXY in Tempe. Attendees enjoyed workshops, video games, spooky merchandise, and all things geeky. Here are some of the coolest people and items we found…

     
  • October's First Friday Art Walk: Coyote Dung but Few Costumes
    October 7 at 5:20 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    October's First Friday featured a plethora of openings and closings around Downtown Phoenix. Local artists took it to the next level by using candy and even coyote dung as their medium. Surprisingly there were barely any attendees dressed up in…

     

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