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Alessia’s Ristorante Italiano

Mom-and-pop Alessia’s 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 unapologetically injects humor into his conversations, making diners feel at...
Robert Cray

Robert Cray brings his universal style to town

Robert Cray By Kenneth LaFave Robert Cray knew what kind of music he wanted to make when he heard the blues on the radio as a child in Columbus, Georgia. Not only was the music filled...
breakfast in Mesa

Bloody Mary, Benedicts key to Sunnyside’s success

Breakfast in Mesa By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Inspired by his grandfather, Gabriel Garfio has always been fascinated with food. Sometimes it was much to his parents’ chagrin. “When I was 5 or 7, my parents owned a small...
The Musical Instrument Museum

The MIM’s new exhibit is a study of Chinese music

The Musical Instrument Museum By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Musical and philosophical harmony has always been important in China. The Musical Instrument Museum is bringing those together with Ancient Musical Treasures from Central China: Harmony of the Ancients...
Holiday light displays

Holiday light displays across the Valley

Holiday light displays  By Carson Mlnarik Phoenix won’t exactly see a White Christmas, but there are plenty of opportunities to get into the holiday spirit with light displays. So, grab your loved ones, hot cider and...
Arizona Harvest Fest

Fall Fun: Arizona Harvest Fest & Farmers Market to offer seasonal activities

By Colleen Sparks Children can toss small pumpkins through holes, while their parents stuff their faces in pie-eating contests during the annual Arizona Harvest Fest and Farmers Market in downtown Chandler. But the activities won’t end...

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 to finally lead us into the winter season. But while...
Cider Corps

Former Marine joins brother for Cider Corps

When Sgt. Jason Duren returned from Afghanistan, he faced the long medical retirement process. He had suffered two traumatic brain injuries from multiple IED blasts and was facing the end of his career. To keep...
The Crepe Club

Top Crepe Places in the Valley

By Daisy Finch Craving crepes close by? Set your sights (or navigation) to these five Valley crepe cafes. Each has a unique feel and flavor, but all of them have quality staff, ingredients, presentations and...
corn mazes

Top five corn mazes in Arizona

By Megan Marples Halloween is approaching, but it’s never too late to get lost in corn mazes. Whether the maze is in the shape of an Arizona celebrity or a spooky former cemetery, the attractions...

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