• 2017 Best of the ValleyYour guide to the best of everything in the Valley, including our superlative selections for dining, entertainment, shopping, fashion and media
  • SLO Wine CountryTake a tipsy tramp through California’s best-kept wine secret: the Central Coast wine region of San Luis Obispo County.
  • News Chopper FourOn the 10-year anniversary of the infamous TV news helicopter crash over Steele Indian School Park, colleagues and family members of the victims reflect on the tragedy that changed Valley newsgathering – and their lives – forever.
  • Mr. Play-by-PlayAl McCoy has been the “Voice of the Suns” for 45 years, making him the longest-running NBA broadcaster of all time.
  • The Deadline DeanAs dean of ASU’s Cronkite School of Journalism, Christopher Callahan is leading a new generation of media corps into a profession the U.S. president has personally declared war on. So why is he smiling?
  • A Riddle, Wrapped in a GenomeASU scientists working in a new, niche field explore mysteries surrounding famed historic figures and events.
  • Life in the Fast LaneManzanita Raceway was a nationally known dirt racetrack that attracted top drivers for almost six decades until closing in 2009.
  • Stacey GordonThe Valley puppet master splashes onto the silver screen with Julia, Sesame Street’s newest character.

Valley News

Valley News

The Lobby

Things we love and loathe this month.

Drink This

Drink

Watermelon Fizz

Start mellowing with melon by making the Watermelon Fizz cocktail from Bar Bianco.

People

People

The Deadline Dean

As dean of ASU’s Cronkite School of Journalism, Christopher Callahan is leading a new generation of media corps into a profession the U.S. president has personally declared war on. So why is he smilin...

Food Reviews

Food Reviews

Doughbird

Sam Fox’s new pizza-chicken combo diner is slightly off-kilter and severely irresistible.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Warehouse District AKA Rail Row

Downtown Phoenix’s Warehouse District is in the midst of a renaissance.

Arts

Arts

Artist of the Month: Daniel Shepherd

Don’t be fooled by Daniel Shepherd’s “Pretty/Creepy” collages – he’s a sensitive soul.

Spotlight

Spotlight

Stacey Gordon

The Valley puppet master splashes onto the silver screen with Julia, Sesame Street’s newest character.

Food Scene

Three Bites

Bonjour, Mr. Delicious

Say hello to the croque monsieur – a delectable Gallic twist on the classic grilled cheese.

History

History

Life in the Fast Lane

Manzanita Raceway was a nationally known dirt racetrack that attracted top drivers for almost six decades until closing in 2009.

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Visual Arts

Film Review: Tyrus at No Festival Required

Near the beginning of Pamela Tom’s documentary Tyrus, the painter Tyrus Wong, who died last year at the age of 106, explains that his Chinese name, Gen Yo, translates to something like “Bu...

Top Ten Things To Do

Things To Do

July 10-16, 2017

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill – July 21Country music’s ultimate power couple bring their Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017 to the Valley, performing hits from their respective careers, along with such popular duets as “Speak to a Girl,” “Break First,” “Keep Your Eyes on Me” and “It’s Your Love.” 7:30 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Gila River Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.

Web Extras

Web Extras

Super Cooper

There’s so much more to Alice Cooper than heavy metal music and his rock ‘n’ roll patina. Get a peek into what it’s like to hang out with the charitable, and surprisingly goofy...

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Recipes

Recipe Friday: Fresko's Tahini Frozen Yogurt

If you’ve ever tried to make ice cream at home, you know it’s pretty easy – just combine the ingredients in an electric ice cream maker, churn and freeze. The same simple directions ...

Best New Restaraunts

Food Reviews

2016 Best New Restaurants

Clasp your cufflinks and polish your pearls – PHOENIX magazine's black-tie salute to the best in Valley dining is back for 2016. Warning: The contents of this feature may result in food comas and uncontrollable grazing. ...

More Videos

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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