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INSIDER GUIDES

Tee-rrific: These are some of Scottsdale’s best golf courses

By Griffin Fabits The greater Scottsdale area is a hotbed for golf, home to some of the finest and most beautiful courses in the country....

Hello 2020: Ring in the new decade with these events

By Connor Dziawura New Year’s Eve is an important time of year. It’s a time to reflect. It’s a time to celebrate. And it’s a...

Holiday Tradition: ‘The Nutcracker’ makes its regular visits throughout the Valley

By Bridgette Redman Can’t get enough of “The Nutcracker”? There are plenty to choose from in the Phoenix area.   Phoenix Ballet Professional dancers perform to Tchaikovsky’s score...

THINGS TO SEE AND DO

Button Up: Arizona State Button Society’s annual show returning to Avondale

By Sara Edwards The phrase “button up!” will have a different meaning this weekend in Avondale. Some people have memories of rummaging through their grandmother’s button...

A Cirque to Remember: ‘Ovo’ is high-wire fun for English performer

By Christopher Boan The world’s preeminent destination for jaw-dropping displays of trapeze arts and assorted flights of fancy brings a new storyboard to the Valley...

‘Fantasy Island’: Blumhouse reimagines TV series for a new generation

By Annika Tomlin Any fantasy could come true. But fantasies come with a price. Blumhouse Productions’ “Fantasy Island,” based on the 1970s and ’80s ABC television...

A Best-Kept Secret: Pioneer Telephone Museum follows the buzz of technology

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski The Pioneer Telephone Museum is in a simple wooden building just outside the Pioneer Living History Museum. The technology inside defies its...

An Authentic Experience: Irish singer Dermot Kennedy heads out on biggest...

By Taylor O’Connor Irish singer-songwriter Dermot Kennedy wants to write songs with a purpose. Every detail in the artist’s career—from shows to lyrics to album...

Pushing Culture Forward: How K-pop’s Eric Nam is breaking into the...

By Olivia Munson From hosting two podcasts to performing across the globe, K-pop singer Eric Nam has accomplished a lot within his seven-year career. Nam rose...

Just for Laughs: Comedian Joe Netherwood infuses humor into his artwork

By Sue Kern-Fleischer Life has a funny way of steering us in a different direction. And for acclaimed oil painter Joe Netherwood, life took a...

‘Great Films with a Little Jewish Flavor:’ Annual festival is dubbed...

By Christopher Boan The Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival is a labor of love for executive directors Barry Singer and Jerry Mittelman. They work throughout the...

BEST PLACES TO EAT & DRINK

Craft Beer, Cider, Kombucha and Mead: Cave Creek tackles variety with...

By Connor Dziawura Every year, thousands of people descend upon Cave Creek to experience great food. Comprised of dozens of food vendors and plenty of...

The Secret’s in the Sauce: Shane’s Rib Shack’s recipes inspired the...

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Bryce Jones was a precocious teen at Northwest Christian School in Phoenix. He was the student body president and actively raised funds...

Trusting Her Gut: Entrepreneur trades supplements for fermented foods

By Connor Dziawura Suzette Smith leads the way through her small office and pushes apart the vinyl strips hanging from the door frame into the...

SPORTS IN THE VALLEY

‘A Dream Come True’: Kole Calhoun is looking forward to stepping...

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Buckeye Union High School graduate Kole Calhoun calls signing a two-year deal with the D-backs “a dream come true.” The terms of the...

Returning Home: D-backs Fan Fest slides into Chase Field

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski The Arizona Diamondbacks Fan Fest is returning to Chase Field, where President and CEO Derrick Hall always wanted it to be. The annual...

Another Level: Ja’Tavia Tapley has found trust, success with ASU women’s...

By Alex Weiner Cronkite News Sometimes, the right coach can make all the difference in a player’s career. Take Ja’Tavia Tapley, a graduate transfer and the Arizona...

TOP PLACES TO STAY

A New Concept: Atari planning first video game-themed hotel in Phoenix

By Phoenix.org staff Atari, a trailblazer in the gaming industry, is pioneering a new concept: a unique lodging experience combining the iconic brand with a...

The Pack Expands: Arizona will soon welcome Great Wolf Lodge waterpark...

By Octavio Serrano With electronic devices dominating dinners and vacations, Great Wolf Lodge is aiming to bring families back together with its new location in...

Hotel Adeline just steps away from all the Scottsdale action

Article and Food Images by Lynette Carrington, Hotel Adeline Images Courtesy of Hotel Adeline A large sign at the entrance to Hotel Adeline proclaims, “WTF,”...

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