• Instagram MogulsAs consumers become increasingly device-oriented, more and more businesses are utilizing Instagram to sell on the stealth. Some locals are smarting to the trend by leveraging their hefty followings to influence your choices.
  • 52 Weekend AdventuresArizona may have been the 48th state to enter the Union, but we're tops when it comes to adventure. From north to south, east to west, there's an in-state thrill for every season.
  • From Sage to Stage Part IIIThe third and final installment in our chronicle of Arizona Opera's historic adaptation of Zane Grey's Riders of the Purple Sage.
  • Trump CardPhoenix comic Paul Horner made himself into America's best-known “fake news” writer – and potentially swung a presidential election in the bargain.
  • Blaise LantanaOur Lady of Local Jazz talks music and getting recognized by her distinctive alto.
  • Internet Made the Radio StarsPhoenix broadcasters find a fix for fading FM appeal: Go off-air and get online.
  • School of DocMayo Clinic is set to open a dedicated medical school in Scottsdale in July.
  • A Fistful of February FestivalsAs the Fahrenheit begins rising around Phoenix, hit up these five fun al fresco festivals.
  • Kidding AroundPhoenicians find warm and fuzzy fitness at a goat farm in Gilbert.
  • Heritage BrewAs beer aficionados celebrate Arizona Beer Week, we remember the state's original local “craft” beer: Arizona Brewing Company's A-1 Pilsner, long the state's lone locally brewed beer – and its most popular.
  • Snow Way
  • 101 Things We Love About the ValleyHello, spring! Welcome back, and feel free to stay an extra month… or five.
  • But First, BrunchWe combed the Valley and ate our weight in waffles, Benedicts, bacon and biscuits to bring you the best places to brunch – or breakfast, if you’re one of those early risers we loathe/admire – right now.
  • Wildflowers on Butcher Jones TrailShare your Arizona trail adventures on our monthly hiking page.
  • Oahu’s Western ShoreExploring the quieter side of Hawaii’s busiest island.

Valley News

Valley News

The Lobby

Things we love and loathe this month.

Drink This

Drink

The Count

Fat Ox’s The Count puts you on your heels and drinks like a champ.

People

People

From Plate to Pulpit

MLB official Ted Barrett brings Jesus to spring training with his umpire ministry. ...

Food Reviews

Food Reviews

MATCH Cuisine & Cocktails

Downtown’s latest fashion-forward global dining concept isn’t quite made in heaven.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Camp Cityslicker

Explore these urban wonders with your tent, hiking boots and water bottle.

Arts

Arts

Artist of the Month: Deborah Hodder

Ceramic sculptor Deborah Hodder lets her clay do the talking.

Spotlight

Spotlight

Kate Benjamin

Phoenix’s ultimate cat lady talks human-friendly feline design and kitty nicknames.

Food Scene

Three Bites

Flat Out Delicious

Once dismissed as a throwaway cut, the flat iron steak makes the grade with Valley chefs.

History

History

Grand Restoration

The recent renovation of Kolb Studio at the South Rim brings to focus the story of two brothers and their photographic legacy at Grand Canyon National Park.

thePHiX2

Performing Arts

Theater Review: “Permanent Collection” at the Herberger

“Permanent Collection,” a play directed by Arizona State University professor Charles St. Clair, is now performing at the Herberger Theater after opening at ASU West Campus in celebration ...

Top Ten Things To Do

Things To Do

February 20-26, 2017

Jeff Dunham – February 25One of the most successful comics in the business, the ventriloquist and his troupe of hilariously devilish partners – Walter, Achmed, Bubba J, Peanut and José Jalapeño – share the stage as the Perfectly Unbalanced tour makes a stop in the Valley. 5 p.m. $44.50-$46.50. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

Web Extras

Web Extras

Herding Cats

Get your kitty fix with this behind-the-scenes video of our Spotlight photoshoot with “catification” expert/designer Kate Benjamin, the PHOENIX magazine crew and seven robust rescue cats. ...

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Food & Drink Festivals

But First, Brunch

We combed the Valley and ate our weight in waffles, Benedicts, bacon and biscuits to bring you the best places to brunch – or breakfast, if you’re one of those early risers we loathe/admir...

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. ...

More Videos

Zaks Chocolate

Watch art director Mirelle Inglefield and artist Jenny Smith-Moore take Erik the Red Sunbird Aloe from Dig It Urban Gardens + Nursery from bare-stemmed to blinged-out with holiday doodads (PM1216 pg. 91) in this timelapse video.

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