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Untapped: Behind the scenes of Flagstaff’s best breweries

By Madison Rutherford Once you set foot in one of Flagstaff’s breweries, you’ll quickly understand why Arizona Governor Doug Ducey recently recognized it as a...

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,...

THINGS TO SEE AND DO

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...

Beautiful Benson: Explore big in this little city with it all

By Alison Bailin Batz    Just over two hours from the Valley sits Benson – the kind of sweet, backroads destination you initially stumble upon, and...

BEST PLACES TO EAT & DRINK

Chef Chris Neff puts passion into the cuts at Lincoln, a...

By Niki D’Andrea The era of luxurious, classic steakhouses with $80 cuts of meat and million-dollar views arguably peaked in the 1970s, but Lincoln, a...

Native’s new menu items restore classics, turn up the heat

By Connor Dziawura   A Valley staple for nearly 40 years, Native Grill & Wings – formerly Native New Yorker – is throwing it back to...

Spring Equinox Dinner blooms at Helio Basin on March 26

By Niki D’Andrea What does the desert taste like? What would it taste like with beer? The answers are found at Helio Basin Brewing Co., where...

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

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

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...

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...

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