• Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Camping (& Glamping!) in ArizonaCheck out our low-hassle guide to the state’s top camping spots, from glamping in a safari tent to sleeping in a sheep wagon
  • Desert DesertionStranded in the desert near Crown King, Mick Ohman had no cell service and no water. What he did have: bagel chips and a full bladder.
  • Arizona Summer Beer GuidePut some suds in your summer with our seasonal spotlight on the Arizona craft beer scene.
  • Elkhart LakeWisconsin’s lakeside resort community brims with old-school summer charm.
  • Monsoon Hiking in the White MountainsShare your Arizona trail adventures on our monthly hiking page
  • Dicey PropositionA scandalous financing scheme at the Security Building went untold for 50 years after the Downtown building opened in 1928
  • Circus MasterJames T. Harris made headlines as an African-American foil to Barack Obama. Now he’s defying stereotypes as the Valley’s first black conservative radio talk-jock
  • The Fortoul BrothersThe muralist siblings put a Phoenician spin on cubism
  • Lethal CrossingsWhy does Arizona have the highest rate of pedestrian deaths in the U.S.?
  • Community DisunityAs budgets tighten, teachers and administrators clash within the state’s largest community college system

Valley News

Valley News

From the Hip - August 2018

Freelance photographer Joanna Proffitt captures Janet Echelman’s aerial sculpture “Her Secret is Patience” aglow in Downtown Phoenix.

Drink This


Handlebar Shandy and Chill

Purists, drink elsewhere. These juice-spiked beer cocktails are insanely refreshing.



Desert Desertion

Stranded in the desert near Crown King, Mick Ohman had no cell service and no water. What he did have: bagel chips and a full bladder. ...

Food Reviews

Food Reviews

Rehabbing the Wrap

Is the oft-derided “Anglo-rrito” making a culinary comeback? Not in every case, says our critic.



What’s in Your… Hiking Backpack? with Kelly Vaughn

The Arizona Highways managing editor opens her 75-liter pack to show us what she needs to survive while trekking the state’s trails.



Art Break: Studio Snapshot with Mimi Damrauer

Fabric artist Mimi Damrauer collects material from all over the globe.



The Fortoul Brothers

The muralist siblings put a Phoenician spin on cubism.

Food Scene

Three Bites

Dressed to Chill

Get your recommended monthly allowance of heat-beating gazpacho.



The Mall Decade

Nothing screams “the 1980s” like the Valley’s bygone shopping mall heyday. We go nostalgia-shopping at Chris-Town, Metro Center and other titans of ’80s retail.


Visual Arts

Friday Flicks: Revenge of the Sequel

The sequels hit the multiplexes this weekend... ...

Top Ten Things To Do

Things To Do

Top 10 Things to Do This Week

What to pencil into your calendar this week:

Web Extras

Web Extras

Brew Haha

PHOENIX staffers and colleagues taste-test local beer from our Arizona Summer Beer Guide and give us their (sometimes brutally) honest opinions. ...



Recipe Friday: Farm & Craft Chilled Raw Pad Thai Salad

If you’ve been to Farm & Craft, you know the menu is brimming with healthy options, from charred broccoli to a salmon poke bowl to avocado hummus. Recently, the restaurant added several new ...

Arizona Diamondbacks


Arizona Diamondbacks 20th Anniversary Issue

The Arizona Diamondbacks 20th Anniversary issue is a special editorial publication of PHOENIX magazine published celebrate the achievements of the Valley’s Major League Baseball franchise, and to recognize our longstanding partnership with the team. ...

Tara's Big Travels

Taras BIG Travels

Tara’s Staycation Guide 2018

The Valley TV personality dishes on her favorite summer staycation adventures. ...

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