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Big Surf Waterpark

7 outdoor hot spots that help you stay cool

If you're going be outside during summer in Phoenix, it doesn't hurt to lounge in – or next to – a cool body of water. If you're fortunate enough to live near an accessible pool, you...
Fireworks and American flag

Ooh and aah: 30 spectacular Fourth of July fireworks shows in Phoenix

To celebrate America's 241st birthday, the Valley boasts more than two dozen events that offer food, games, music and dazzling fireworks displays. Click an icon on the map below to learn more, or read on...
dog lying on towel under shade of umbrella relaxing and chilling out in the summer vacation

Summer pet safety 101: Fireworks, barbecues and hot sidewalks

As the two-legged residents of Phoenix and the greater Valley get ready to celebrate the country’s 241st birthday with fireworks, barbecues and pool parties, the four-legged residents would be just as happy with a quiet...
Maya Day + Nightclub

5 hot spots for the ultimate Phoenix pool party

We're well into summer, and for most students and families that means freedom to spend time outside. In the Arizona heat, however, enjoying the outdoors can be a challenge, even at night. Luckily, there are more...
sushi maki and niguiri with soy sauce and wasabi with california roll

Celebrate sushi: The best Japanese cuisine in Phoenix

If you don’t know sukiyaki from teppanyaki or sushi from sashimi, fear not. We’re here to school you on the “raw” truth of Japanese cuisine. Join us on a tour of some of the Valley’s most...
Father's Day

7 fun things to do for Father’s Day

Everyone makes a big deal out of Mother's Day, but Father's Day often flies under the radar. That's a shame, because dads deserve plenty of love and appreciation, too. Maybe your go-to Father's Day gift boils...
visit museum

5 museum special exhibits you need to see this summer

As the temperatures rise in Phoenix, you might be tempted to hibernate indoors. If you want to get out for a bit, however, consider one of the Valley's many incredible museum exhibits. Not only...
Cobra Arcade Bar

Asteroids to Zelda: 5 go-to video game bars in Phoenix

Do you like to knock back a cold one while you aim for a high score? Or do you want a competitive edge against your liquor-loving friends? Phoenix boasts several bars that offer video games...
giant dust storm in arizona

Weather words: Haboob, monsoon and hot, oh my!

Phoenix residents love to talk about our weather. The extreme heat, scary-looking dust storms, and sudden downpours and floods make for great conversation starters and anecdotes. At least they do until someone uses the...
broken glass car side window

The one time you can legally break a car window in Arizona

As a rule, you shouldn't break car windows. Not only is it mean, it puts you on the bad side of law enforcement. Thanks to a recent piece of Arizona legislation, however, there is one...

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