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Step Into Christmas: 14 activities to brighten the holidays

By Annika Tomlin November means the lights will be hung and carols will be sung. The holiday season is approaching so it’s time to gather friends and family and celebrate. Here are a few of the...

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 an endless array of desert plants to appreciate. For thousands of...

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

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 anniversary and it’s kicking it old school for the celebration. “Back...

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 Phoenix-area farmers markets. But you don’t have to go without...

Top 10 things to do with your kids this summer

By Gabriela Martinez Arizona Science Center The Arizona Science Center has four levels of one-of-a-kind exhibits. Kids can learn about science through hands-on activities and watch a film at the Dorrance Planetarium or at the...

Top 5 Places to Watch a Valley Sunset

By Susanna Eckstein Phoenix has the most beautiful sunsets in the country. But what’s a beautiful sunset without a beautiful place to watch it? We’ve compiled a list of the top places in the Valley...

Cool off with the Top Five Valley Shakes

By Shayna Stephens With temperatures on the rise, it helps to grab a cool treat. Ice cream can do the trick, but it can get messy. A shake is the best of both worlds -...

Timeless Representations of Culture

Alvin Ailey theater celebrates 60 years and coming to Mesa Taylor O’Connor >> The Entertainer! Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Clifton Brown knew he wanted to be a professional dancer since he was a 4-year-old in...

Art, music and food intersect at Paz Cantina

By Shayna Stephens Roosevelt Row is known for its artistic free-spirited culture, and the eatery, Paz Cantina, fits right in, according to assistant general manager Andrew Fischer. “It’s just a really cool place to be,” Fischer...
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Long Beach: The long and short of California’s seaside town

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski From the Hilton Long Beach windows, container shipping ports loom over the shore. There’s more to the nation’s second busiest container port than industry Long Beach is vibrant, with a wealth of...

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