• Valley BBQ & Summer Food GuideWe profile the Valley’s exploding craft barbecue scene, from the blue-ribbon brisket at Little Miss BBQ to messy-good upstarts like Pork on a Fork. Dig in!
  • Valley TV Stars: Where Are They Now?We caught up with 10 of our favorite former Phoenix TV news personalities, crisscrossing America from Los Angeles to New York City.
  • Trumping ArizonaArizona has only swung Democrat once in the last 14 presidential elections. Will Donald Trump end the winning streak – and ensnare several high-ranking GOP candidates in the bargain?
  • Gold Medal LifeThe Valley has its share of former Olympians, who now coach kids to go for the gold – in athletics and beyond.
  • Taylor, SwiftScottsdale teen Taylor Ruck swims toward a medal at the 2016 Olympics – for Team Canada.
  • Patti HannonLong-running stage nun Patti Hannon shares tales of the stage and her summer plans.
  • Seattle Craft VacationCustomize a plane-to-pillow summer getaway in the land of Starbucks and “Singles.”
  • Mission RevivalOnce the luxurious centerpiece of Dr. A.J. Chandler’s “Pasadena of the Salt River Valley,” the 103-year-old San Marcos Golf Resort finds new life as a funky vintage hotel and craft cocktail cove.
  • The Art of MemoryInnovative local programs harness the power of art and music to help dementia patients and their care partners.
  • Ray VillafaneCarefree Desert Gardens goes wild for sculptor Ray Villafane's life-size sand sculpture of an elephant.
  • Working Cat HeroesKeeping your property rodent-free: It's a suitable job for a feline.
  • Crab & MermaidThe Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers crew pulls into port with classic coastal cuisine at this Scottsdale restaurant.
  • Hawaii Dine-OPut some Polynesian punch in your munch with these poke and plate lunch purveyors.
  • Berry, Berry GoodCool off and vitamin up with healthy, refreshing açaí bowls.

Valley News

Valley News

The Lobby

Things we love and loathe this month

Drink This

Drink

The Zeppelin

The Parlor’s alternative to the typical tiki: The Zeppelin.

People

People

Taylor, Swift

Scottsdale teen Taylor Ruck swims toward a medal at the 2016 Olympics – for Team Canada. ...

Food Reviews

Food Reviews

Valley BBQ & Summer Food Guide

We profile the Valley’s exploding craft barbecue scene, from the blue-ribbon brisket at Little Miss BBQ to messy-good upstarts like Pork on a Fork. Dig in!

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Beers of Summer

The summer remains the same in Phoenix – hot and dry – but these 11 Arizona seasonal craft beers elevate the art of chilling out. 

Arts

Arts

Ray Villafane

Carefree Desert Gardens goes wild for sculptor Ray Villafane's life-size sand sculpture of an elephant.

Spotlight

Spotlight

Patti Hannon

Long-running stage nun Patti Hannon shares tales of the stage and her summer plans.

Food Scene

Three Bites

Berry, Berry Good

Cool off and vitamin up with healthy, refreshing açaí bowls.

History

History

Mission Revival

Once the luxurious centerpiece of Dr. A.J. Chandler’s “Pasadena of the Salt River Valley,” the 103-year-old San Marcos Golf Resort finds new life as a funky vintage hotel and craft c

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Health & Fitness

Vivacious Cycle

The new CycleBar in Scottsdale pumps guests up with a club-like vibe. ...

Top Ten Things To Do

Things To Do

June 27-July 4

1. World's Oldest Rodeo – June 28-July 4Old West hospitality and charm dominate as Prescott Frontier Days celebrates 129 years this summer with eight rodeo performances, a rodeo parade, kiddie parade, Happy Hearts Rodeo for Exceptional Children, rodeo dance, cowboy church, and arts and crafts. Call for times, ticket prices and Prescott locations, worldsoldestrodeo.com, 928-445-4320. Country Western legend Tanya Tucker is grand marshal of the parade, which kicks off at 9 a.m. July 2.

Web Extras

Web Extras

Behind-the-scenes video of Patti Hannon

Long-running stage nun Patti Hannon has played Sister in “Late Nite Catechism” for years. See what she does on her summer vacation in our exclusive video. ...

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Recipes

Recipe Friday: Stingray Sushi's Fuji Apple Salmon

According to executive chef Andrew Nam of Stingray Sushi, salmon and teriyaki sauce is a flavor combination that most people enjoy. To that end, he created a dish pairing the two ingredients, adding F...

Tara's Big Travels

Taras BIG Travels

Tara’s Staycation Guide 2016

Valley TV personality Tara Hitchcock prefers the personal touch when planning her in-town getaways. ...

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