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Top 5 places to play miniature golf

By Daisy Finch Need a place to show off your mini-golf skills? These courses may be what you need, as each one presents its own...

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...

THINGS TO SEE AND DO

Salt River Fields glows this Halloween

By Joe Gilmore Hot air balloons will fill the Scottsdale night sky at Salt River Fields when the Balloon Spooktacular returns to the Spring Training...

Granite Mountain Hotshots immortalized in ‘Only the Brave’

A Story to Tell Connor Dziawura When the Yarnell Hill Fire resulted in the deaths of 19 of the Prescott Fire Department’s Granite Mountain Hotshots in...

Top Pumpkin Patches in the Valley

By Megan Marples   When autumn rolls around, Valley farms open their doors for people of all ages to enjoy the season. Pumpkin patches have grown...

Top Five Paint and Wine Studios in the Valley

By Megan Marples The Valley has a palette of paint and wine classes from which to choose. The best part is guests do not need...

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

Talking Stick Golf Club offers two different games

By Tim J. Randall With the massive Topgolf facility in the foreground, and the bustling Talking Stick Resort and Casino casting a wide shadow...

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...

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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