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BEST EVENTS IN PHOENIX

INSIDER GUIDES

Valley Metro Light Rail

In operation since the tail end of 2008, the 26-mile Valley Metro Light Rail stretches from 19th Ave. and Dunlap Ave. in upper-central Phoenix...

9 utterly romantic Valley rendezvous

It may not compare to Paris, but if you know where to look, Metro Phoenix can be just as romantic. Whether you and your...

Best soups in Phoenix to beat the cold

Contrary to popular belief, Phoenix can get decently cold in the winter — especially if you got used to temperatures that exceed 100 degrees. If...

THINGS TO SEE AND DO

My Valley Valentine: 14 things we love about Phoenix

Valentine’s Day holds an extra special place in the hearts of Arizonans and Phoenicians alike. On Feb. 14th, 1912, Arizona - boasting Phoenix as its...

Mill Avenue in Tempe

Tempe's most well-known north-south street since the late 1800s, Mill Avenue — so named for the now-empty Hayden Flour Mill at the historical north end —...

Orpheum Theatre

It seems every city contains an Orpheum Theatre and ours sits in downtown Phoenix near the Phoenix Convention Center. Built in 1929, the classic 1,364-seat...

Phoenix Symphony Hall

Part of the Phoenix Convention Center complex and smack dab in downtown Phoenix, the Phoenix Symphony Hall routinely hosts the Phoenix Symphony, Arizona Opera,...

 

 

BEST PLACES TO EAT

The Watershed

If we told you this water-side restaurant resides in Tempe, you might assume it perches on Tempe's largest body of water, Tempe Town Lake....

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...

Arizona Donut Company offers more than amazing donuts

Hot donuts, made-from-scratch breakfast sandwiches, pastries and real fruit smoothies—they are all on the menu at the Arizona Donut Company, open 24 hours in...

TOP PLACES TO STAY

Fort McDowell Casino & Wekopa 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...

Arizona Biltmore

Perhaps one of the best-known hotels in the Phoenix metro area, the Arizona Biltmore bears the title "jewel of the desert” even after more than 85...

YOUR HOME IN THE VALLEY

How to easily dispose of furniture, appliances and other bulk trash

You finally decided to bid a fond farewell to that ratty old couch, recliner, mattress or other large household item. However, it clearly won't fit in your...

Xeriscaping your home saves water, brings beauty

When Carl Hermanns and his wife, Jeanne Powers, moved from San Diego in 2001 to teach at ASU, they were attracted to Tempe’s ranch...

Valley cities ranked among best for renters

Finance site WalletHub just published an interesting new study that ranks the best and worst cities for renters. In a stunning victory, six Valley cities...

GOLF IN ARIZONA

Arizona Golf – Resort Style

Exceptional golf is a tradition at the Arizona Golf Resort. Well known for some of the most picturesque and challenging par three holes, the...

Phil Mickelson surpasses goals with McDowell Mountain Golf Club

When the investment group led by Hall of Fame golfer Phil Mickelson bought McDowell Mountain Golf Club and immediately renovated it, the goal was...

Changing course(s) could bring first-timers, new options

Last year I attended the opening of the Jack Nicklaus Signature 12-hole Golf Park at Red Ledges, a private community in Heber City, Utah. The...

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