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INSIDER GUIDES

Tucson is tailor-made to tickle anyone’s fancy

By Alison Bailin Batz   Though it was founded more than 240 years ago, with more than seven million people visiting annually, Tucson remains one of...

Sapporo knows sushi: top 20 sushi restaurants serving Sapporo

By Allison Neri   Don’t know sukiyaki from teppanyaki or sushi from sashimi, fear not. We’re here to school you on the “raw” truth. In honor...

11 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About… Summer in Arizona

By Carson Mlnarik You may break a sweat walking to class in August, but by October, it’s all short sleeves and cool breeze. Real Arizonans...

THINGS TO SEE AND DO

Get out of the heat and chill out at these Arizona...

By Niki D’Andrea and the Arizona Department of Tourism   Yeah, yeah, yeah – it’s hot in Phoenix in the summer. Unusually, uniquely, don’t-have-a-heat-stroke hot....

‘Dark Lullaby’, a unique film noir musical, comes to Phoenix

By Ally Richmond Murders and musicals come together to form Sheri Amourr and Serene Dominic’s latest creation: Dark Lullaby. This show centers around a musician...

OdySea in the Desert’s “Bodies Revealed” exhibit offers intimate look at...

By Eric Newman   Scottsdale’s OdySea in the Desert is set to open a temporary exhibition that gives visitors a chance to take a deep dive...

iPic brings food and film together

And it's all thanks to Tanzy's chef By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Sherry Yard is passionate about two things: food and film. Six years ago, she saw an opportunity in...

Top 5 coolest artifacts in Pompeii: The Exhibition

By Niki D’Andrea Pompeii today is a tragedy turned tourist attraction, but at one time, the ancient Roman city was an epicenter of activity and...

Animals, demo cross and Colton Dixon headlining county fair

Sherry Jackson   Pigs, monster trucks and Flamin’ Hot Turkey Legs are just a few of the attractions at this year’s Maricopa County Fair from Wednesday,...

City Spotlight: Willcox is a wow

In the early 1900s, Willcox, which is located less than three hours from the Valley, was the largest beef-producing town in America. In fact,...

New venue takes an axe to the traditional team sports experience

By Matt McClure Competitive axe-throwing has made its way out west and found its newest home in Arizona. LumberJaxes, Phoenix’s first axe-throwing facility, recently opened...

BEST PLACES TO EAT & DRINK

Airport Eats: Travelers get a taste of Arizona at Sky Harbor

By Nicole Hehl   Imagine an airport experience that feels like a night on the town. Where the TSA-recommended two-hour preflight arrival time flies by as...

Sapporo knows sushi: top 20 sushi restaurants serving Sapporo

By Allison Neri   Don’t know sukiyaki from teppanyaki or sushi from sashimi, fear not. We’re here to school you on the “raw” truth. In honor...

Dave & Buster’s new menu items are all fun and games

By Niki D’Andrea   With multiple locations in all points of the Valley, Dave & Buster’s is never far from Phoenicians. Its sports-bar/arcade model has been...

TOP PLACES TO STAY

The Strawberry Inn is a Pinterest-ready destination

By Catherine Hathaway   Strawberry is dreamy. From the towering pine trees, brisk air and quaint living, it’s hard to believe this travel destination is just...

Experience a relaxing staycation with all of the comforts of home...

Sponsored Content By Alison Stanton This summer, when the temperatures are staying in the triple digits and it seems like the heat will go on forever,...

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...

YOUR HOME IN THE VALLEY

The smart way to build your smart home

By Justin Ferris   You’ve got your trusty smartphone, your too-big-for-the-room smart TV and maybe a smart thermostat. So why not take the leap and smart-ify...

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....

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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