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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 season. Since 1981, the family-owned company has provided tube rental and...

‘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 the first Joggin’ for Frogmen. The event is set for 6:30...

Celebrating Easter: Bunny Balloon Blast takes off at Salt River Fields

By Matthew Elitz | April 11, 2022 To mark the coming of Easter, Salt River Fields is holding its first Bunny Balloon Blast, an aerial celebration of the season. Chris Bonnell, director of marketing at Salt...

Making Memories: Maricopa County Fair is a great value

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | April 1, 2022 After a COVID-19 hiatus, the Maricopa County Fair is set to return Wednesday, April 6, to Sunday, April 10, with carnival rides, competitive livestock shows, family entertainment and...

Brews & Bagpipes: Celebrate all-things Chicago at this fest

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | March 3, 2022 First-generation college students can struggle transitioning successfully from high school to college, including wading their way through financial aid, according to Elizabeth Paulus. But her Mesa-based organization, College Bound...

Set for Flight: Ostrich Festival brings family fun, Grammy winners

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | March 3, 2022 The Four Tops’ Duke Fakir is up for any musical adventure, and this March, that includes the Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival. “We usually play Phoenix, but anywhere else in...

A Message of Kindness: Syndee Winters brings Disney magic to the stage

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | February 3, 2022 Syndee Winters is in the business of inducing joy. She has made a living starring as royalty — as future queen Nala in Disney’s “The Lion King” on Broadway. Now...

Medieval Tips: Renaissance Festival cast suggests going early, often

By Geri Koeppel | February 3, 2022 After a hiatus last year due to the pandemic, the 34th annual Arizona Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace returns to Gold Canyon this year with so many attractions,...

‘Game On’: Peter Piper Pizza creates new system for arcades

By Alex Gallagher | January 21, 2022 Customers at Valleywide Peter Piper Pizza may have already noticed a substantial change in the chain’s “game on” arcades.  Gone are the days of going to a cashier to...

‘Holiday Lights Tour’: Moms curate tour of Scottsdale light shows

By Alex Gallagher | December 16, 2021 For the second year, Scottsdale Moms and North Phoenix Moms has developed a guided tour of the most decorated homes and neighborhoods around Scottsdale that can be viewed...

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