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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

Giovanni Zoppé rejuvenates his circus with new ringmaster, trapeze act

Zoppè Family Circus By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski   A sixth-generation circus performer, Giovanni Zoppé is a fan of mixing up his show each year. The 2017 Zoppé: A...

Gilbert’s Lindsey Stirling has plenty to be thankful for this holiday...

By Catherine Hathaway   Lindsey Stirling is a master multitasker. Onstage, the Gilbert native plays the violin like a champ and captivates audiences with her unique...

Bringing Japan to Phoenix

Japanese Friendship Garden Joe Gilmore   The Ro Ho En Japanese Friendship Garden is a phoenix in the city of the same name. “Ro” is for the heron,...

Top 5 Places to Eat with Santa

Eat with Santa By Megan Marples As the holiday season kicks into full gear, many children will be eager to meet Santa. So, scoop up the...

BEST PLACES TO EAT & DRINK

From Pipes to Pizza: Plumbing took a back seat to...

Mora Italian By Laura Stoddard   Chef Scott Conant is something of a nomad. With restaurants from Las Vegas to New York, constant public appearances and a steadily...

‘Comfort Food in Disguise’ Mowry and Cotton focuses on friends, family...

Mowry and Cotton Adam Toriseva  The Phoenician’s new dining experience, Mowry and Cotton, gives a tip of the hat to the area’s history, with an emphasis...

Mom-and-pop Alessia’s Ristorante Italiano brings big flavors to Mesa

Alessia’s Ristorante Italiano By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Jon Carr is everybody’s neighbor in Northeast Mesa. He greets his guests at Alessia’s Ristorante Italiano like they’re lifelong friends. Carr...

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

Las Sendas Golf Club is a true masterpiece

By Tim J. Randall Golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. has dazzled professional and high handicappers alike with his challenging and picturesque designs around...

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...

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