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5 hot spots for the ultimate Phoenix pool party

We're well into summer, and for most students and families that means freedom to spend time outside. In the Arizona heat, however, enjoying the outdoors can...

Ooh and aah: 30 spectacular Fourth of July fireworks shows in...

To celebrate America's 241st birthday, the Valley boasts more than two dozen events that offer food, games, music and dazzling fireworks displays. Click an icon...

Celebrate sushi: The best Japanese cuisine in Phoenix

If you don’t know sukiyaki from teppanyaki or sushi from sashimi, fear not. We’re here to school you on the “raw” truth of Japanese...

THINGS TO SEE AND DO

Urban Jungle Fun Park

Slides, trampolines and obstacles courses are just some of the fun at the massive Urban Jungle Fun Park in Mesa. Other activities include trampoline...

Arizona Museum of Natural History

Dinosaurs! Need we say more? OK, we will. The 80,000 square-foot Arizona Museum of Natural History offers visitors a trip to the Southwest's prehistoric —...

Pioneer Living History Museum

Over the decades, Phoenix and the surrounding cities have evolved quite substantially. At one time there were trees everywhere, for example. And before the...

Dolphinaris Arizona

You don't need to head out to the ocean to meet or swim with playful dolphins. Situated next to Odysea Aquarium, Dolphinaris Arizona in...

BEST PLACES TO EAT & DRINK

Celebrate sushi: The best Japanese cuisine in Phoenix

If you don’t know sukiyaki from teppanyaki or sushi from sashimi, fear not. We’re here to school you on the “raw” truth of Japanese...

Grubstak serves up waffle fries galore

Colton Grubb knew when he stepped foot into his new Gilbert Heritage District restaurant, Grubstak, that he’d made the right business decision. “Walking in and...

Valley staple Pete’s Fish & Chips celebrates 70 years

Coming off its 70th anniversary, Pete’s Fish & Chips isn’t looking to change a thing. The Valley institution has been frying up tasty and affordable...

TOP PLACES TO STAY

7 luxury hotels you can afford for your Phoenix staycation

The idea of a summer staycation in Phoenix seems silly at first. If you're on vacation why not escape the Valley and its triple-digit...

Fort McDowell Casino & Wekopa Resort

Located near Fountain Hills off of AZ-87 on the east side of the Valley, Fort McDowell Casino offers a huge gambling area that includes...

Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino

Out the outskirts of Phoenix Metro, Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino offers a one-stop gambling and entertainment destination for visitors and locals alike. The...

YOUR HOME IN THE VALLEY

Moving this summer? Don’t fall for these mover scams

Despite the high temperatures — and the real risk of heat stroke during outdoor activities — summer remains the busiest moving season in Phoenix. To avoid...

Arizona mansion lets you live in your very own resort

A stay at a tropical resort might be magical, but at some point you need to return home to reality. Unless, of course, you...

Gorgeous Phoenix home offers high-tech surprise

The home that Chris and Anette Brown have built on Warpaint Drive in Ahwatukee has a couple claims to fame. It may be the...

GOLF IN ARIZONA

Scottsdale golf-equipment maker counterbalances the industry norm

Little more than a Heavy Putter tap away from TPC Scottsdale, Scottsdale Airpark-based Boccieri Golf is changing the way professional golfers in the Waste...

Longbow Golf Club: The essence of Arizona golf

Longbow Golf Club is a tournament-tested track that hits the target When describing golf courses, the word “championship” often surfaces. Although this term can be...

Reinventing golf: Course operators battle flat growth

Last year, the Waste Management Phoenix Open brought in a record $222 million in gross state product, a formula that Arizona State University’s W.P....
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