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INSIDER GUIDES

10 cool coffee shops in the Valley

By Daisy Finch On the lookout for your next favorite coffee shop? Look no further than these Valley locations. With their unique vibes and tastes,...

7 fun outings for the whole family

Not many people know that August holds the unofficial title of "Family Fun Month." That doesn't mean you can't enjoy family fun time during the...

Phoenix spots to chow down on chicken wings and cheesecake

The neighboring days of July 29 and July 30 turn out to be big ones for food lovers. On July 29, many people celebrate...

THINGS TO SEE AND DO

A ‘Native Heart:’ Roger Clyne’s heart is in the Grand Canyon...

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Roger Clyne and P.H. Naffah of the Peacemakers walk into the all-white room in Phoenix’s Parkwood Studios, prepared for a cover shoot....

The best haunts around the Valley

By Joe Gilmore It’s the time of year for fun frights and spooky delights. Whether you’re a seasoned explorer of the macabre or just looking...

Best places to shop vintage

By Daisy Finch Antiques and vintage marketplaces are always fun to peruse—whether the items are authentic or reproductions. We’ve compiled some of the interesting places...

Wet ‘n’ Wild: State’s largest waterpark is a cool water oasis

By Daisy Finch The Valley’s still hot and folks need to find ways to finish up the summer without taking hits from the heat. Set...

BEST PLACES TO EAT & DRINK

Fly into Saddle Mountain brewery for Taildragger

By Dave Clark With great beer, a diverse, full-service menu and an open, energy-filled room, Goodyear’s Saddle Mountain Brewing is setting the standard for brewpubs...

Arizona resorts that do drinks right

By Alison Bailin Batz When people think of “hotel bars,” dark walls, wicker chairs and very basic cocktails come to mind. In Arizona, think again....

Dillon’s KC BBQ Bayou

Fans of Dillon's KC BBQ will be delighted to know that it now boasts a water-front location. Simply take a trip out to the...

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 & We-Ko-Pa 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

Not cool: AC unit ownership costs about to skyrocket

As temperatures soar across the Valley, so is the cost of keeping aging heat pumps working for area homeowners. Regardless of whether homeowners are trying...

AC advice: Keep costs down as you keep cool

Unlike houses in other parts of the country, virtually every home in Phoenix features built-in air conditioning. People couldn't survive the summer without it....

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...

GOLF IN ARIZONA

5 hidden golf gems around the Valley

By Tim J. Randall With so many phenomenal golf courses around the Valley—more than 200 in Greater Phoenix—players have a tour bag of options on...

5 Relocations from Burton Barr Central Library

By Leah Gilchrist The Burton Barr Central Library has been closed indefinitely after the monsoon on July 15. Water damage to the roof leaked into...

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...

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