Tag: Phoenix

So the NHL is coming to Seattle? Think again.

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com So Seattle is building a new arena, the SuperSonics are on the way back, and the NHL is sure to follow? Unless you live in Seattle or enjoy the occasional...

Lockout lesson learned: The NHL has too many teams.

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com A high-profile sports agent1 once told me that the job of every commissioner is to keep the owners of his eight poorest teams happy. It makes sense. Think of an...

Who should buy the Phoenix Coyotes?

By Bruce Mason, AllPuck.com Hockey needs a bastard of a personality – a Jerry Jones, a Mark Cuban, a George Steinbrenner, an owner whose mere presence demands respect among his peers. Because, let's face...

Recent history repeats itself in the conference finals.

By Ryan Stieg, AllPuck.com Looking at the matchups in the NHL conference finals, I felt like I had traveled back to the mid-1990s. In the East, you have two teams that heavily dislike each...

Ritzy Retreat

From the outside, the Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix seems almost quaint: Surrounded by taller and swankier-looking condominiums, a spa, golf courses, a popular steakhouse — even Senator John McCain's office — the Ritz isn't...

Dining Off The Diamond

The commissioner of Major League Baseball sits at one table. The owner of the New York Mets is nearby. A Hall of Fame broadcaster, a high-profile agent, and a former general manager...

Bacon For More

Between the inconspicuous pig statuettes overlooking the restaurant floor and the signature dessert (chocolate-dipped bacon s'mores), bacon becomes the guest of honor at Beckett's Table. Even the sumptuous "B" Burger is ambiguously...

Active Arizona

The name says "Carefree," but the picture in my room of a cowboy on horseback roping cattle says "get out and do something!" Not a problem at the Carefree Resort. Hiking trails,...

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Kristin Chenoweth’s New York Confidential

The Emmy and Tony Award winner shares her passion for a particular New York City restaurant. "I love Café Lalo, It’s very sentimental because I...

Jennifer Lopez Getting Married?

By Pippa Rodriguez At her final off-the-charts show “All I Have” in Las Vegas, Jennifer Lopez was evasive about potential nuptials with her main squeeze,...

‘Today’ producer Vivian Solomon lives by Latino family traditions

This article originally appeared on NYDailyNews.com Tradition and character mean a lot to Vivian Solomon, producer at the "Today" show, who was born and raised...