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Summer of Music: Venues heat up with the industry’s top acts

By Phoenix.org Staff | May 4, 2022 If there’s anything we learned from the pandemic, it’s that musicians are passionate. They continued to perform for...

National Hamburger Month: These 11 local joints deserve a visit

By Annika Tomlin | May 4, 2022 May is National Hamburger Month, with National Hamburger Day on May 28, and we’re here to celebrate indie...

Sip into Spring!: These varietals will jump-start your taste buds

By Alison Bailin Batz | April 6, 2022 Ready to try something new? Recently released, each of these varietals — aged anywhere from six months to...

THINGS TO SEE AND DO

Lazy Days: Salt River Tubing returns for the summer

By Summer Aguirre | May 26, 2022 With summer fast approaching, Salt River Tubing & Recreation has returned to take floaters on adventures throughout the...

‘Joggin’ for Frogmen’: Foundation honors America’s fallen

By Allison Brown | May 25, 2022 The Travis Manion Foundation hopes to bring the community together to celebrate the lives of America’s fallen during...

Getting ‘Wild’: Failure will dig deep for its upcoming tour

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | May 23, 2022 Failure multi-instrumentalist Greg Edwards appreciates fans for their patience. That trait will be especially helpful when Failure dives deep...

No Longer Looking In: The Outsiders return to their ‘family’

By Alex Gallagher | May 20, 2022 To return to stage, the Outsiders have traveled a tumultuous road. The Mesa-based metalcore outfit was riding high in...

The Anatomy of a Goblin: Nekrogoblikon balances humor, metal

By Alex Gallagher | May 18, 2022 Much like the name suggests, the shock-metal outfit Nekrogoblikon mixes theatrics and humor. For its forthcoming tour, guitarist Alex...

The Tipping Point: Tears for Fears hopes fans relate to its...

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | May 16, 2022 Tears for Fears felt the need to refresh its live show when it planned its first tour since...

Milan’s Mission: Veteran’s candle company helps sex trafficking victims

By Kamala Kirk | May 12, 2022 After returning home from Afghanistan in 2014, Luis Garcia knew he wanted to help rescue and rehabilitate sex...

The ‘Future’ of Music: Bastille turns negativity into sprightly pop songs

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | May 4, 2022 The English band Bastille has a way of writing dark songs wrapped in buoyant, joyous pop songs. Keyboardist Kyle...

Ode to His Roots: Christone Ingram brings the ‘juke joint’

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | May 4, 2022 Blues prodigy Christone “Kingfish” Ingram has been hailed by the media and fans as the next big thing. His...

Out of This World: St. Paul & the Broken Bones explore...

By Dave Gil de Rubio | May 4, 2022 In the decade since St. Paul & the Broken Bones came out of Birmingham, Alabama, the...

The Church of Kilbey: Singer talks music, fame and festivals

By Nancy D. Lackey Shaffer | May 4, 2022 When Australian indie rockers The Church first came to mainstream attention in the late 1980s, it...

Shakespearean Giant: Debra Ann Byrd brings experience to the Valley

By Bridgette M. Redman | May 4, 2022 Debra Ann Byrd didn’t come to Phoenix to be reborn. However, that’s what happened when she joined the...



BEST PLACES TO EAT & DRINK

Honoring Mexican Culture: Enjoy spirits surrounded by music, color

By Allison Brown | May 24, 2022 At Barcoa Agaveria, the tequila is strong, the mezcal is smoky, bright colors pop and Mexican-style music thumps...

Pokitrition: Sushi burritos coming to Westgate district

By Jordan Rogers | May 19, 2022 Pokitrition is bringing its sushi burritos to the Westgate Entertainment District, and owner Jimmy Li is looking forward...

A ‘Clever’ Concept: Architecture as much an attraction as ramen at...

By Phoenix.org Staff | May 16, 2022 Born and Raised Hospitality, the restaurant group renowned for popular Phoenix restaurants Clever Koi, Across the Pond and...

SPORTS IN THE VALLEY

Coming Home: For Davies, playing at Chase Field is a dream

By Jordan Rogers | May 19, 2022 Starting pitcher Zach Davies is entering his eighth season in Major League Baseball. Throughout his career, he has always...

A Knockout Matchup: Benavídez, Lemieux are ready for Gila River Arena

By Zakkary Brog | May 13, 2022 The Interim World Boxing Council Super Middleweight Title clash between David Benavídez and David Lemieux on May 21...

A Hometown ‘Star’: Brandon Frazier is ready to perform

By Annika Tomlin | May 9, 2022 Figure skater Alexa Knierim treasures her time on the U.S. Olympic team. After all, it took a lifetime...

TOP PLACES TO STAY

A Taste of the Mediterranean: Royal Palms Resort offers a getaway...

By Allison Brown | March 10, 2022 The Royal Palms Resort and Spa may be a AAA Four Diamond luxury vacation destination for travelers, but...

Keeper of the Flame: We-Ko-Pa’s Ember is a red-hot experience

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | February 5, 2021 When We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort opened in Fort McDowell in October, the 166,341-square-foot facility unveiled an experience. The hotel lobby...

It’s Perfect: Helicopters, poker are part of The Wigwam golf experience

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | February 4, 2021 The Wigwam has been a longtime “buddy trip,” says Leo Simonetta, the resort’s director of golf. Like each season,...

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