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This weekend: Appreciate art indoors, consume cacti, and more

Whether you want to stroll indoor art walks or sample dishes made from prickly pear cacti, we know something you will love to do this weekend. Keep reading to find your favorite. Want this list...

Where to watch the McGregor-Mayweather fight

By Carson Mlnarik For one night, millions of sports fans across the world will be glued to their screens when undefeated world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. battles UFC superstar Conor McGregor on Saturday, August 26....

Top 5 places to watch the ‘Great American Eclipse’

By Scott Shumaker All the buzz surrounding the August 21 solar eclipse may be leaving some Phoenicians with an acute case of FOMO (fear of missing out). That’s because the “Great American Eclipse” will only...

5 Relocations from Burton Barr Central Library

By Leah Gilchrist The Burton Barr Central Library has been closed indefinitely after the monsoon on July 15. Water damage to the roof leaked into the library, drenching materials on multiple floors. According to the Phoenix...

This weekend: Shop vintage, game on, embrace the heat and more

Don't spend the weekend stuck indoors. Get out and shop for items to spruce up your home, indulge your love of gaming, see world-class dancing, or hit one of the many concerts around the...
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7 fun outings for the whole family

Not many people know that August holds the unofficial title of "Family Fun Month." That doesn't mean you can't enjoy family fun time during the other months (see: "unofficial"), but it makes for a smooth segue...
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5 stunning Arizona camping areas you need to visit

Want an escape from the summer heat in the Valley? Look no further than your home state. Arizona houses some of the most beautiful and accessible campsites in the country. You can choose from a wide variety of...
Water accumulated from the July 18 monsoon on other Ahwatukee streets, as this photo along Warner Road shows.

3 dangers of monsoon season every Arizonan needs to know

Non-Arizonans know about the scorching heat during the Phoenix summer. However, they don't know that summer doubles as our rainy season. The official "monsoon season" in the Southwest starts June 15 and lasts until September 30. Some residents...
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7 unique Phoenix spots for ice cream and frozen treats

It will be a few months yet before Phoenix temperatures regularly dip below 100 degrees. That means plenty of time to try any and all strategies to keep cool. For those with a sweet tooth,...
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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 to hang on to their existing heat pump till its...

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