• Raising the SpectrumThanks to pioneering parents, scientists and doctors, Phoenix is becoming a world leader in therapies and support for people with autism spectrum disorder.
  • Bad BeatValley journalist Joe Watson lived a double life as a gambling addict and stickup man. Having fulfilled his debt to society, the former Phoenix New Times reporter has a new passion: prison reform.
  • 2018 Health Care Power ListOur list of the 25 most influential people in Valley health care is back for its annual checkup.
  • 5 Spring FlingsSavor the last sweet seconds of spring with this punchy preview of our favorite outdoor Valley happenings.
  • Big Time ParadiseAs Jack Kerouac said, go to your desire and laugh – and get the best sleep of your life in a glamping tent – in Big Sur.
  • Post-Op HikingShare your Arizona trail adventures on our monthly hiking page.
  • Robin Hood of FoodWhen John van Hengel founded St. Mary’s Food Bank in Phoenix in 1967, he started a global revolution in food distribution.
  • Nun, M.D.Mayor Greg Stanton calls Sister Adele O’Sullivan, M.D., the Valley’s Mother Teresa. Now her nonprofit is taking over health care for the county’s homeless.
  • Yoshihisa HiranoJapanese pitcher Yoshihisa Hirano brings his nasty splitter and steely mound demeanor to the D-backs.
  • Cracking the SystemProponents espouse chiropractic therapy as a promising solution for the opioid crisis.
  • Zzzzz ExpectationsSubpar sleep is affecting more and more people. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
  • No-Press Bench PressValley Life Time gyms ban rancorous cable news, but other fitness centers seem unlikely to follow suit.

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

The Rested Peach

Tequila finally gets some respect in The Rested Peach at The Phoenician resort’s swanky watering hole Thirsty Camel.

People

People

Bad Beat

Valley journalist Joe Watson lived a double life as a gambling addict and stickup man. Having fulfilled his debt to society, the former Phoenix New Times reporter has a new passion: prison reform. ...

Food Reviews

Food Reviews

Patio Upgrades

Satisfy your al fresco food cravings at these new indoor-outdoor Valley restaurants.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

What’s in Your… Spa Kit? with Danielle Fuselier

Danielle Fuselier, lead massage therapist at the Well & Being Spa at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, opens her spa kit.

Arts

Arts

Art Break: Studio Snapshot with Rafael Navarro

Phoenix sculptor and painter Rafael Navarro draws inspiration from musical instruments and the city’s big blue skies.

Spotlight

Spotlight

Yoshihisa Hirano

Japanese pitcher Yoshihisa Hirano brings his nasty splitter and steely mound demeanor to the D-backs.

Food Scene

Three Bites

Desayuno Disks

The Valley’s taco revolution spreads all the way to breakfast.

History

History

Robin Hood of Food

When John van Hengel founded St. Mary’s Food Bank in Phoenix in 1967, he started a global revolution in food distribution.

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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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