Valley News

Valley News

Players Gonna Play?

Will Escape the Room-Arizona escape the bankrupt fate of other adult role-playing games? The room is strange and narrow, like a walk-in closet converted into a playroom for a child in the 1980s. A po...

Drink This

Happy Hour

West Side Story

Phoenix doesn’t have the Jets and Sharks, but when it comes to neighborhood pride, there’s a definite east-west divide. Score drink discounts and noteworthy nibbles at these westerly happy...

People

People

Clean Shave

Three decades after a notorious point-shaving scandal derailed his career, former NBA prospect Ernie Cobb builds a new life in Phoenix. With no apologies. Like any self-respecting schoolteacher, Erni...

Food Reviews

Food Reviews

Noble Eatery

Former Noca chef and Downtown dough master find success in simplicity. Former Noca chef Claudio Urciuoli is most at ease with simple dishes. Consequently, he teamed up with local bread maker Jason Ra...

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

MD Moonlighters

When they’re not busy healing bodies and saving lives,these industrious Valley docs find time for some rather amazing side gigs. A young girl dances joyfully. Nearby, a young woman dances seduc...

Arts

Arts

Sounds of Silence

Sounds of SilenceWhat’s better than watching Buster Keaton ride a cow through the streets of Los Angeles, while dressed as Satan and being chased by a herd of angry cattle? Having a soundtrack t...

Spotlight

Spotlight

Matt McMurry

Record-Setting Race Car Driver Phoenix native Matt McMurry has never seen a single movie from The Fast and the Furious franchise. ...

Food Scene

Local Products

Quinoa Esta Bakery

Sharon Downing, a Cooking for Wellness instructor at the John C. Lincoln Breast Health and Research Center, didn’t intentionally start her home-based bakery as a gluten-free endeavor, or even as...

History

History

Unborn Yesterday

Fifty-two years ago, Valley TV personality Sherri Finkbine terminated a tragic pregnancy –and unwittingly gave birth to a controversial legacy that lives on today. It was the biggest medical st...

Weekly Top Ten

Things To Do

MARCH 9-15

1. Scottsdale Arts Festival – March 13-15This award-winning festival features 175 jury-selected artists from throughout the U.S. Live entertainment, gourmet food trucks and an interactive art experience are included. The piece pictured is by Stephen Harmston. F-Sa, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Su, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10, adults; $5, students; free, children 12 and younger. Scottsdale Civic Center Mall, 3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale, scottsdaleperformingarts.org, 480-499-TKTS.

Web Extras

Web Extras

Cocktail Guide Extras

Our Cocktail Guide overfloweth. See our web extra for extended Q&As with bartenders, more top drink picks, photo extras and more. ...

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Tara's Big Travels

Taras BIG Travels

Local Luster

From Sedona to Tucson, The Valley TV personality partakes in the good life across Arizona.You know things are bad when the TSA agent at Sky Harbor refers to you by name and says, “You never stay home, do you?” Even as a former high school debater, I didn’t have a comeback. He was r...

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