Archive | May, 2015

Phoenix Comicon 2015 Costume Slideshow

31 May

We found Waldo. And Carmen Sandiego. And a bunch of Daleks. We even found Predator hanging out with a bunch of furries. Phoenix Comicon 2015 wraps up at the Phoenix Convention Center today, and we’ve compiled a slideshow featuring some of the coolest costumes we encountered. Enjoy the epicness.

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Ameri-Can Canned Craft Beer Festival 2015

17 May
beer fest crowd

Happy hopheads at the 2015 Ameri-Can Canned Craft Beer Festival

Beer wonks get the ultimate adult play day at the Ameri-Can Canned Craft Beer Festival. It’s like Disneyland, but with can cozies and hop vines instead of Mickey Mouse ears and roller coasters. This year’s event took place from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, at lovely Scottsdale Civic Center Mall park, and it was pure beertopia. More than 120 vendors from around Arizona and the U.S. pitched their tents and poured a variety of brews, ranging from ubiquitous piney IPAs to malty chocolate stouts. Food vendors fit finely into the festival — Honey Bear’s BBQ, Arizona BBQ and a food truck slinging grilled cheese sandwiches, in particular, helped festivalgoers soak up the suds.

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