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INSIDER GUIDES

Finding Sanctuary: Arizona products abound at these Valley spas

By Brianna Moore It’s no secret that Arizona is chock full of natural resources. From the sage plant to the prickly pear cactus, there is...

The First Family of Fear: Zack Busse relishes in scaring Halloween...

Zack Busse knows the haunted house industry well. He practically grew up around Phoenix’s 13th Floor and Fear Farm. This year is Fear Farm’s 20th...

6 essential farmers markets to visit in Phoenix

By Dan Hodges The sweltering Arizona summers keep many of us inside and cause some outdoor venues to shut down until fall. That includes several...

THINGS TO SEE AND DO

‘Home’ and ‘Story of Everything:’ Magic and awe take over ASU...

Bridgette Redman There is beauty and wonder of breathtaking scope filling the stage at ASU Gammage this month. From the Native American/science-inspired “Story of Everything,” to...

No ‘Doom’ and Gloom: Bastille allows escapism during its shows

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Bastille drummer Chris Wood says fans have learned the breadth of the English band’s tastes, thanks to its latest album “Doom Days.” Telling...

Repping Our State: Arizona State Fair returns with The Cult and...

By Samantha Molina The scent of mouthwatering fried foods, heart-stopping rides and concert performances by award-winning artists like rapper Lil Pump and country’s Trace Adkins. Visitors...

‘The Royale’: Boxing play’s cast and crew wind up for a...

By Bridgette Redman Boxing is a sport filled with great drama and a rich history of stories, lending themselves to books, movies and plays. This...

More Than a Game: Basketball film ‘Game Day’ speaks to its...

By Connor Dziawura Romeo Miller loves basketball. The entertainer, entrepreneur and philanthropist, who also played basketball for the University of South California in the late...

‘Peeling Back the Layers’: Scottsdale International Film Festival merits discussion

By Connor Dziawura Amy Ettinger sees a problem with film audiences today: Indie gems aren’t as popular as they perhaps should be. “I wish I could...

Good Fun: The Cult looks to ‘Sonic Temple’ for October setlist

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski The Cult guitarist Billy Duffy admits not every song on “Sonic Temple” is all that great. So even though he and singer Ian...

In Other Galaxies: Babymetal meets outside forces on third album

By Connor Dziawura Babymetal is growing up. The kawaii metal band—“kawaii” is the Japanese word for cute—joined forces in 2010, when its frontwomen were just preteens. Now...

BEST PLACES TO EAT & DRINK

A Fitting Partnership: Venezia’s teaming up with The Fix coffee

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Domenick Montanile merely wanted to throw his pie in the ring when he opened his first Venezia’s Pizzeria 21 years ago in...

70 Years of History: Luna Gelateria owner displays his Italian roots

By Kristine Cannon Luna Gelateria & Caffetteria may have opened its doors last February, but owner Stefano Fabbri’s family history in the food and restaurant...

Piefection: French-inspired bakery is perfection

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Cheryl Standage knew a quaint, from-scratch bakery was in her future, but was also aware the odds were against her.  “The statistics show...

TOP PLACES TO STAY

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,”...

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows

Located in Scottsdale, Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows is a fabulous mid-century modern desert oasis resort that embraces the aesthetic of the Sonoran Desert...

YOUR HOME IN THE VALLEY

5 ways the Pantone Color of the Year can refresh your...

By Olive Dawson Let’s face it: Phoenix is fashionable. Not just with our clothing, hairstyles, and restaurants, but also in the way we decorate our...

How to prepare your Phoenix lawn for winter

By Peter Goldberg Caring for your lawn in the winter can be hard for many in the Phoenix area. Winter temperatures can come at a...

Tips for extending your patio season year round

By Olive Dawson Many residents in the Phoenix area love spending time outdoors during the cooler fall and winter months. The weather during this time...

GOLF IN ARIZONA

Las Sendas Golf Club is a true masterpiece

By Tim J. Randall Golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. has dazzled professional and high handicappers alike with his challenging and picturesque designs around...

Talking Stick Golf Club offers two different games

By Tim J. Randall With the massive Topgolf facility in the foreground, and the bustling Talking Stick Resort and Casino casting a wide shadow...

5 hidden golf gems around the Valley

By Tim J. Randall With so many phenomenal golf courses around the Valley—more than 200 in Greater Phoenix—players have a tour bag of options on...

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