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The Listening Room Musicians say the Phoenix venue is a hidden gem

Christina Fuoco-Karasinski >> The Entertainer! Jared Kolesar takes the stage at The Listening Room Phoenix and is taken aback by the silence. “Why is everyone so quiet,” he says with a laugh, as he wrestles with...
BATL

Looking for fun in Scottsdale? Just axe

By Kristine Cannon   What started out as friends throwing axes at a target in Matt Wilson’s backyard in Toronto, Canada, to kill time has turned into a national sensation – and now Scottsdale is joining...
Buffalo Chip

Buffalo Chip welcomes guests who embraced it after a devastating fire

By Heather Copfer   Buffalo Chip Saloon and Steakhouse owner Larry Wendt says the days of bars throwing their doors open to guests who just come in and drink are over. “I think you’ve got to...
bowling

Best Bowling Alleys in the Valley

Phoenix.org Staff If you’re looking to strike out in the best way, then Phoenix has you covered. You’re never too far from a good bowling alley in this town. Our top picks also boast more...
The Womack

The Womack channels a ’60s cocktail lounge vibe

By Heather Copfer   When Tucker Woodbury considered opening a cocktail lounge, he felt there was one thing to do: recall the past. Phoenix’s The Womack is a nod to the infamous ’60s lounge Chez Nous,...
Melinda’s Alley

Melinda’s Alley is the best-kept secret in Downtown Phoenix

By Lynette Carrington   Behind the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel, guests are beckoned by a painting of Malinda Curtis, a wickedly intriguing woman emerging from a fire like a Phoenix from the ashes. Those in the...

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 duplicated on the local level with independent “bar arcades,” but...
LumberJaxes

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 just blocks away from the Angels’ Tempe Diablo Stadium. LumberJaxes founders...
Lindsey Stirling

Gilbert’s Lindsey Stirling has plenty to be thankful for this holiday season

By Catherine Hathaway   Lindsey Stirling is a master multitasker. Onstage, the Gilbert native plays the violin like a champ and captivates audiences with her unique EDM style on a traditionally classic instrument. Offstage, she is...
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...

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