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INSIDER GUIDES

Haunted Bisbee: Arizona’s favorite arts town celebrates its ghostly residents

By Sherry Jackson   The small town of Bisbee, nestled in the Mule Mountains in Southern Arizona, has been heralded as an artsy enclave, winning multiple...

Lake Havasu City’s suds scene is surprisingly robust

By Niki D’Andrea   Lake Havasu City, aka “Arizona’s Playground,” is a well-known for a few things. First, it’s home to London Bridge, relocated to the city...

‘Meat up’ at 10 of the Valley’s top steakhouses

By Tuesday Mahrle Phoenix is where the Wild West meets resort lifestyle. No matter if your day was spent trail-riding on horseback or out hitting...

THINGS TO SEE AND DO

Desert Botanical Garden launches immersive ‘light and sound’ experience

By Connor Dziawura Desert Botanical Garden Executive Director Ken Schutz and visual artist Ricardo Rivera would rather guests see the venue’s new installation, Electric Desert,...

Phoenix Public Market uniting chefs and farmers at PHX Pheast

By Connor Dziawura   Every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., people from around the Valley gather at Central Avenue and Pierce Street to explore,...

Color Run offers vibrant 5K experience

By Laura Latzko   Most people know the importance of being active but working out can be a drag. The annual Color Run makes running and...

Scottsdale International Film Festival expands for 2018

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski   Scottsdale International Film Festival founder Amy Ettinger listens to her guests. When they told Ettinger they wanted more films over a longer time...

Howl-O-Ween: Bring the pups and celebrate the season downtown

By Heather Copfer   Grab your furry four-legged friends and a wicked costume. The first Howl-O-Ween dog costume parade is Sunday, October 28, at Margaret T. Hance...

Mesa Arts Center hosts revived Day of the Dead celebration

By Laura Latzko   During El Dia de Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, family members have a chance to honor their lost loved ones...

The Valley boasts several of the best haunts in Arizona

By Heather Copfer   The smell of candy corn is in the air and the season of shocks and horrors is upon us. Experience the thrills...

Haunted Bisbee: Arizona’s favorite arts town celebrates its ghostly residents

By Sherry Jackson   The small town of Bisbee, nestled in the Mule Mountains in Southern Arizona, has been heralded as an artsy enclave, winning multiple...

BEST PLACES TO EAT & DRINK

Take-Out Thanksgiving Dinners

By Connor Dziawura November is a transitional time. As the weather begins to cool off (for us Arizonans) and All Hallows Eve passes, Thanksgiving approaches...

Two Brothers’ new chef is mixing things up

By Sherry Jackson   Since coming on board in April, Don Stansell has been focusing on quality food and an enhanced guest experience in his new...

The Casanova brothers share their love of NYC at their pizza...

By Alison Neri   Anthony and Michael Casanova receive rave reviews for their New York-style pizza at their eponymous restaurant near Val Vista and Guadalupe roads in...

TOP PLACES TO STAY

The “Suitest” Thing

Rooms with a view...and so much more. It's no secret that Arizona boasts some of the most luxurious resorts in the world. Here's the insider's...

The Scott Resort & Spa gets a refresh

By Lynette Carrington   With a dreamy new look and a signature restaurant, The Scott Resort & Spa is completing its resort renovations. The remodel exudes...

For an authentic western experience, head to Tucson’s Tanque Verde Ranch

By Sondra Barr   If it’s a truly immersive cowboy adventure you’re seeking, grab your boots, don a Stetson, and head to Tucson’s Tanque Verde Ranch,...

YOUR HOME IN THE VALLEY

6 Tips for A Luscious Phoenix Lawn

By Olive Dawson   Keeping your lawn green and well maintained in the Phoenix area can be tricky at certain times of the year. Lawns require...

Avoid foundation scams after wet summer

By Bob Brown   After a record-breaking summer of monsoon rains, subsidence (sinking land) and swelling clay soil, the Phoenix area has taken a beating.   Now,...

The Dealmakers/Falling in love with the right home

By Jim Belfiore and Jordan Rose   People have been moving this year—literally. More Arizonians have purchased homes this year than during any year since 2007....

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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