• No Bones About It?Served whole or filleted, branzino makes a splash in metro Phoenix restaurants.
  • The Walking StickA mélange of contrasting sweet, herbal and spicy liquors, the weekend speak-eatery’s Walking Stick is a flavorful expression of the Pablo Picasso's Cubist style.
  • DeSoto Central MarketGourmet cafeteria dishes eclectic eats and communual noshing in Downtown Phoenix.
  • Kale & CloverLocal Bistro owner German Osio cleans up his act with fresh, healthful fast-casual fare at his newest restaurant.
  • Bully PulpitFaced with failed attempts at legislative change, Arizona nonprofits preach “positive peer pressure” as a means to curb bullying in local schools.
  • Kick a BirdieTake a typical round of golf, substitute your leg for clubs, a soccer ball for a golf ball and make the hole about five times bigger. Voila! You’ve got a game of “footgolf.”
  • Eric WatsonCustom hat maker Eric Watson, 33, is the millennial personification of an early 20th-century milliner.
  • Single in the CityLooking for love outside online dating and hookup apps? Meet ten of the most eligible singles in Phoenix.
  • Arizona WheelsFrom cross-country mountain biking in Flagstaff to bike tours of Tucson, Arizona is up to its axels in freewheeling fun.
  • HawaiiDriving north to the rain-swept city of Hilo from the western beach town of Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii feels like being part of a panoramic nature film.

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Valley News

Down the Drain

Nestle Waters’ so-called “sustainable” water program at Arizona universities is anything but.

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The Walking Stick

Counter Intuitive’s bright cocktail makes perfect sense.

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People

The Right Stuff

Pearl Harbor survivor and pilot Jack Holder chronicles his harrowing experiences in a new book. ...

Food Reviews

Food Reviews

DeSoto Central Market

Gourmet cafeteria dishes eclectic eats and communual noshing in Downtown Phoenix.

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Lifestyle

Intelligent Imbibing

Education can be intoxicating – literally – at these monthly metro Phoenix events that combine learning and libations.

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Arts

Shona Crawford

Phoenix artist Shona Crawford celebrates the “mysterious” and “scary” in media from printmaking to tattoos.

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Spotlight

Eric Watson

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Three Bites

No Bones About It?

Served whole or filleted, branzino makes a splash in metro Phoenix restaurants.

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History

‘Cue the Right Thing

Bill Johnson’s Big Apple might have looked redneck, but the western restaurant was a welcoming haven for all colors in Phoenix’s segregated ‘60s.

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Get Your Game On at Mesa Convention Center

June’s E3 video and computer gaming trade show had gaming die-hards salivating over the upcoming releases of Fallout 4 and Horizon: Zero, in which robot animals are the dominant species. Shortly...

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Things To Do

August 24-31

1. Kelly Clarkson – August 25The singer/songwriter with the powerful voice and girl-next-door appeal rose to fame after winning the first season ofAmerican Idol. Fans will recognize such hits as “Heartbeat Song,” “Catch My Breath,” “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You),” “Don’t You Wanna Stay” and “A Moment Like This.” Pentatonix and Eric Hutchinson are special guests. 7 p.m. $25-$99.50. Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

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2015 Summer Cocktail Camp with Brian Goodwin

The Gladly mixologist Brian Goodwin shows us some sweet cocktail moves. ...

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Macayo's Mixes It Up With Chef-Inspired Dishes, New Look at Scottsdale Location

Change can be a tricky thing for a beloved institution. After 70 years in the Valley, Macayo's Mexican Grill & Cantina is easing into an update with a new look and new menu items at its Scottsdale...

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From Sedona to Tucson, The Valley TV personality partakes in the good life across Arizona. ...

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