• Valley Breweries & Fall Beer GuideEverything you need to know about the Valley’s exploding craft brewery scene, from local fall beers to beer-themed goods and gifts.
  • Grazing ArizonaCattle – the second of Arizona’s historic Five Cs – have had a rocky relationship with our state’s landscape.
  • Whistling Dixie?A century and a half after the Civil War, the battle over Arizona’s Confederate monuments reignites.
  • Spirit of the EastAtsuo Sakurai came to the U.S. to brew artisanal sake. His landing spot: the chapped high-desert town of Holbrook, where tourist kitsch and greasy spoons rule.
  • Celebrity PanelistTempe comics tycoon Todd McFarlane celebrates 25 years of his breakout hit Spawn with a new TV series and movie.
  • R.I.P. Malls?This is how the Valley’s decades-long mall wars end: The stronger shopping centers are killing off the weaker. But what will take their places?
  • Tricky BusinessThis fall, House of Tricks turns 30. But the Tempe restaurant houses a century of local history.
  • Peter HardenThe “Mayor of the Mall” holds court at Scottsdale Fashion Square.

Valley News

Valley News

The Lobby

Things we love and loathe this month.

Drink This



Fill your cocktail prescription with Citizen Public House’s Mezcacillin.



Williams on Williams

Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams and her son, Phoenix Sun big man Alan Williams, have had a heck of a year – one that was two-plus decades in the making. ...

Food Reviews

Food Reviews

Café Bink

The lone survivor of the great Binkley’s purge of 2016 has a new chef and a stunningly delicious makeover.



Cottage Industry

Valley “nut” case Bill Sutherland opens a locals-only shop in Cave Creek.



Artist of the Month: Claudia Hartley

Painter Claudia Hartley’s colorful pointillism brings landscapes to life.



Christine Roeger

A third-generation scientific glassblower incinerates the glass ceiling.

Food Scene

Three Bites

Flights of Fancy

Tasting-menu-style food samplers let restaurants put on a real variety show.



Yuma Wings It

Two pilots kept the City of Yuma airplane aloft for a world-record 46 days in 1949 to help reopen a local military airfield.



U2 Ponders What's Changed Since 1987 as Joshua Tree Anniversary Tour Comes to Phoenix

Last night's highly anticipated U2 concert at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale ushered in the official start of fall in the Valley. The roof, gleefully, was open, framing a few stars and ...

Top Ten Things To Do

Things To Do

September 18-24, 2017

Janet Jackson – September 21The global music icon and influential entertainer brings her State of the World tour to Phoenix, performing fan favorites, smash hits and soon-to-be-released new works. 7:30 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

Web Extras

Web Extras

Snappin’ on the Corner in Winslow, Arizona

Meet the townspeople, models and photographer behind our visualization of the Winslow-inspired lyrics of the Eagles’ iconic hit “Take It Easy” in this exclusive video. ...



Recipe Friday: Traditional Beef Bourguignon

As we approach cooler autumn nights, it’s hard not to dream about simmering soups and soul-satisfying stews. It’s almost time to turn on the oven again. To that end, Chef Jean-Christophe ...

Best New Restaraunts

Food Reviews

2016 Best New Restaurants

Clasp your cufflinks and polish your pearls – PHOENIX magazine's black-tie salute to the best in Valley dining is back for 2016. Warning: The contents of this feature may result in food comas and uncontrollable grazing. ...

More Videos

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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