• Escape to the RockiesSummer heat getting you low? Go high – really high! – with this soaring salute to the West’s favorite fir-covered mountain playground.
  • Fringe AppealAmericans love an underdog. We profile six Arizona underdog candidates gunning for office this November who refuse to be muzzled by the staid, dusty rules of America’s political process.
  • Lope and ChangeHaving tripled its campus footprint and grown twentyfold, Grand Canyon University sets its sights on respect from the higher-education community.
  • Camp QuiltsShare your Arizona trail adventures on our monthly hiking page.
  • Sign of the TimesCasa Grande will soon illuminate the city’s history with a new downtown park featuring its orphaned commercial signs.
  • Kate ExpectationsNo longer one-half of a political power couple, Councilwoman Kate Gallego is riding solo and running for mayor of Phoenix.
  • Bethanie Mattek-SandsTennis star Bethanie Mattek-Sands hopes to be Wimbledon’s comeback kid after recovering from a nasty 2017 injury.
  • Raiding SpacesSpace-sharing chefs say there’s no such thing as too many cooks in the kitchen.

Valley News

Valley News

Fringe Appeal

Americans love an underdog. We profile six Arizona underdog candidates gunning for office this November who refuse to be muzzled by the staid, dusty rules of America’s political process.

Drink This

Drink

Ramble On

With fresh blackberries, banana liqueur and fresh ginger, the Ramble On alludes to Led Zeppelin and goes down easy.

People

People

Kate Expectations

No longer one-half of a political power couple, Councilwoman Kate Gallego is riding solo and running for mayor of Phoenix. ...

Food Reviews

Food Reviews

Out With the Old…

Our reviewer revisits four seasoned storefronts in the Valley recently converted into all-new eateries.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

What’s in Your… Purse? with Olivia Fierro

Good Morning Arizona host Olivia Fierro lets us peep inside her purse

Arts

Arts

Art Break: Studio Snapshot with Stacy Eden

Stacy Eden crafts wickedly cool metal crowns under her Clutch Jewelry label.

Spotlight

Spotlight

Bethanie Mattek-Sands

Tennis star Bethanie Mattek-Sands hopes to be Wimbledon’s comeback kid after recovering from a nasty 2017 injury.

Food Scene

Three Bites

Have a Ball

Top Valley chefs turn the humble meatball into a flavorful culinary canvas.

History

History

Sign of the Times

Casa Grande will soon illuminate the city’s history with a new downtown park featuring its orphaned commercial signs.

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Music

Our Favorite LPs on World Record Store Day (& Giveaway!)

World Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 21. Locally-based Zia Record Exchange, which opened its first store in Phoenix in 1980 and now has eight locations across the Valley, Tucson and Nevada, ...

Top Ten Things To Do

Things To Do

Top 10 Things To Do: April 23-29, 2018

April 26A Conversation with LindaLinda Ronstadt talks about her four-decade career, assisted by videos, rare personal photos and music in this multimedia presentation. A question-and-answer session with the iconic singer is included. 7:30 p.m. $45-$90; $100 meet-and-greet after the show. Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St., Scottsdale, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS.

Web Extras

Web Extras

“Honest Abe” Dyer?

Just how honest is independent gubernatorial candidate Noah “Unapologetically Honest” Dyer? We test his candor in this rapid-fire video interview. ...

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Recipes

Recipe Friday: J&G Sweet Pea Soup with Parmesan Foam

The peak season for English peas is short, says Jacques Qualin, chef de cuisine of The Phoenician’s J&G Steakhouse. “At the beginning of spring, the peas are really tender and sweet.&r...

Street Eats

Food Reviews

Street Eats

It’s a delicious reality of dining: Some of the finest meals you’ll ever have will be ones you eat on your feet – or on the street, as the case may be. ...

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How to Make a Poke Bowl

Poke, if you haven't noticed, is trending. Learn how to make a fish bowl at home with a step-by-step video by Best of the Valley winner Chula Seafood. Read more in the August 2017 issue of PHOENIX magazine

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