• The State of MusicIn this salute to the Grand Canyon State’s lyrical legacy, we find the stories behind some of pop music’s great “Arizona songs,” and bring them to life in a photo essay by Michael Woodall.
  • The Trump WhispererKTAR’s new pro-Trump voice is a former Phoenix hip-hop DJ with an odd gift for comprehending the president. What does Darin Damme’s arrival say about the Valley?
  • Williams on WilliamsPhoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams and her son, Phoenix Sun big man Alan Williams, have had a heck of a year – one that was two-plus decades in the making.
  • Family Law, LGBT StyleThree years after marriage equality in Arizona, state laws regarding parenthood remain written in gender-specific terms that can deny same-sex couples legal parentage
  • Yuma Wings ItTwo pilots kept the City of Yuma airplane aloft for a world-record 46 days in 1949 to help reopen a local military airfield
  • Christine RoegerA third-generation scientific glassblower incinerates the glass ceiling
  • Seven Wonders of Arizona & Fall Color GuideFall has fallen, and there’s no better time to savor Arizona’s most exalting natural treasures. Which picturesque “wonders” made our list?
  • Finding Pho’chellaPhoenix finally has its own big-time music festival. Is our live-music love deep enough to make Lost Lake a permanent feature at Steele Indian School Park?

Valley News

Valley News

The Lobby

Things we love and loathe this month.

Drink This



Fill your cocktail prescription with Citizen Public House’s Mezcacillin.



Williams on Williams

Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams and her son, Phoenix Sun big man Alan Williams, have had a heck of a year – one that was two-plus decades in the making. ...

Food Reviews

Food Reviews

Café Bink

The lone survivor of the great Binkley’s purge of 2016 has a new chef and a stunningly delicious makeover.



Cottage Industry

Valley “nut” case Bill Sutherland opens a locals-only shop in Cave Creek.



Artist of the Month: Claudia Hartley

Painter Claudia Hartley’s colorful pointillism brings landscapes to life.



Christine Roeger

A third-generation scientific glassblower incinerates the glass ceiling.

Food Scene

Three Bites

Flights of Fancy

Tasting-menu-style food samplers let restaurants put on a real variety show.



50 Years of the Suns

Shazam! The Valley’s original big-time pro sports team is turning 50. tip off the season with this one-of-a-kind semicentennial salute.



Kongos, BROODS, Odesza on Lost Lake Music Festival

Lost Lake Music Festival, presented by the makers of Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, starts in just one week, taking place at Steele Indian School Park from Oct. 20-22. The festival will be headlined by C...

Top Ten Things To Do

Things To Do

October 16-22, 2017

Lost Lake Festival – October 20-22More than 40 musical acts perform on multiple stages at this inaugural event, complemented by the best in local food, breweries, cocktails, local art and backyard beer games. The lineup includes The Killers, Chance the Rapper, Major Lazer, Odesza, Ludacris, Huey Lewis & The News, Lil Jon and Calexico, plus SuperJam, which brings together artists and musicians for collaborative performances. Visit website for times and ticket prices. Steele Indian School Park, 300 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, lostlakefestival.com.

Web Extras

Web Extras

Snappin’ on the Corner in Winslow, Arizona

Meet the townspeople, models and photographer behind our visualization of the Winslow-inspired lyrics of the Eagles’ iconic hit “Take It Easy” in this exclusive video. ...



Recipe Friday: World Egg Day Quesadilla

Today (Oct. 13) is World Egg Day and to celebrate, Sharman Hickman of local Hickman’s Family Farms is sharing a recipe that’s easy to make and jam-packed with essential nutrients. “E...

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. ...

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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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