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Holiday Spirits: Try these drinks on National Bourbon Day

By Annika Tomlin This social distancing period has left many of us looking for ways to entertain ourselves and celebrate even the littlest things—like baking our own bread or perhaps making some at-home craft cocktails. June...

Netflix and Thrill: Summer movie season arrives in your own living room

By Joseph J. Airdo If you were to look at the theatrical release calendar for May a mere two months ago, you would have found a feast of films that were primed to kickstart the...

Eat Well During the Crisis: Airpark restaurants still offering takeout and delivery options

By Annika Tomlin Dining options are dwindling with increasing governmental restrictions on restaurant and fast-food establishments. Here is a partial list of places following the CDC guidelines in the Scottsdale Airpark area that are still...

The Mystique of Speakeasies: These secret bars offer a glimpse into the past

By Laura Latzko During the Prohibition era of the 1920s and early ’30s, speakeasies allowed men and women to socialize and drink in secret in underground clubs, backrooms, basements and homes. These establishments often offered...

Quarantine Eats: Easter dinners with a restaurant touch

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski In these pandemic days, Easter brunch is taking on a different look. Families will no longer huddle around the buffet bar and chat in the lobby. But restaurants are offering guests the chance...

Spring Streaming: New movies leap to online platforms in light of virus crisis

By Joseph J. Airdo As the world around us transforms into something that we previously only saw in movies like “Carriers” and “Contagion,” people are suddenly finding themselves stuck at home and in desperate need...

Lifting Our Spirits: Where to go when the stay-at-home order is over

By Haley Lorenzen Although the Valley might not be well-known for its bar scene, there’s no shortage of cocktail lounges, dive bars and eclectic speakeasies. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation, Phoenix...

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. Paired with perennial sunshine, Arizonans are certainly no stranger to...

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 time to spend the night with friends and family. It feels...

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 using the choreography and unique storytelling of their artistic director,...

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