Friday, October 24, 2014



¶lim¶Mad Men in Midtown

Home to the Valley’s first high-rise residences and the late, great Phoenix Playboy Club, midtown was the most swinging neighborhood in Phoenix back in the sleek ’60s. Today, new generations are discovering the joys of our most urban enclave.


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¶lim¶Dead Heat

Traditionally nonpartisan and suspense-free, the Phoenix mayoral election goes down to the wire on November 8 with the city’s first runoff vote in six decades. Bye-bye, civil transfer of power. Hello, slashed tires and partisan bickering. 


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¶lim¶Fabulous Fall Drives

Cooler weather means it’s high time to discover Arizona’s most beautiful byways. These 11 scenic drives around the state offer views of soaring cliffs, lakes and rivers, and brilliant fall colors, as well as ample opportunities for hiking, boating or simply taking it all in. Ahhhh... we can feel the autumn air already.


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¶lim¶Valley Doomsday Preppers

From 2012 doomsday survivalists to closet ‘preppers,’ more and more of our neighbors are secretly stockpiling food, water and weapons to guard against an approaching enemy: us, the unprepared.


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¶lim¶Hells Angels Shootout

After a fierce shootout last year in Chino Valley between members of the Hells Angels and rival bikers the Vagos, it seems a turf battle is brewing. Could Phoenix be a future battleground?

It was a peaceful Saturday morning like any other for Terrance and Judy Schafman – that is, until the outlaw biker gun battle erupted across the street.


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¶lim¶2011 Best New Restaurants

From a cozy crêperie and quaint coffeehouse to primo pizza joints, hot Mexican restaurants, pretty gathering spots and a handful of amazing Asian places, these 23 new restaurants are dishing up some of the Valley’s best cuisine.

Eat up!


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¶lim¶Arizona's 10 Best New Restaurants

We've Listed the Valley’s best new places to nosh, Now here’s a taste of the rest of the state’s most mouthwatering new restaurants.

Harry’s Hideaway

Cornville, September 2010
“Hideaway” translates to a delightfully off-the-beaten-path destination discovered by savvy Verde Valley foodies and local winery rock stars such as Page Springs Cellars & Vineyard owner/Arizona Stronghold founder Eric Glomski. 


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