July 2019

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July 2019 Editor’s Note

Phoenix Files

Arizona Nonprofits: Arizona Coyotes’ team captain Oliver Ekman-Larsson

We caught up with Arizona Coyotes’ team captain Oliver Ekman-Larsson.

Friday Flicks: Pavarotti & Katie Says Goodbye

This week’s flicks take on opera and small-town prostitution.

Sharpe to the Point: Big City Dreams

Opinion columnist Jim Sharpe says stop debating – Phoenix is a big city.

Arizona’s First Congresswoman

Isabella Greenway was Arizona’s first congresswoman, a confidant of Eleanor Roosevelt and an entrepreneur who founded the Arizona Inn in Tucson.

What’s in Your Locker? with Archie Bradley

The Arizona Diamondback lets us peek into his clubhouse nook.

Raising Phoenix: Home-Care Woes

The Hacienda HealthCare tragedy underscores the need for home-care options for people with disabilities – but in Arizona, resources are sorely lacking.

Road Warriors

Road rage is on the rise in Phoenix. What’s being done to curb violence on Valley roads?

The Census is Coming

What you should know about the 2020 census program launched by the city of Phoenix and the Maricopa Association of Governments.

Q&A with Phoenix Mercury’s Briann January

We catch up with the black-belt point guard.

Scottsdale Arts Shakeup

After a few years of leadership tumult, Scottsdale Arts charts a steady new course.

The Social Media Effect

Horseshoe Bend is one of many Arizona tourist attractions changing protocols after “going viral.”

Inside Sports Lobbying

Lobbyists are all sleazy guys in suits, right? Not so, says Phoenix sports lobbyist Rana Lashgari.

Parking Lot Sprawl

Parking spots have hidden costs, Arizona State University researchers say.

Fire in the Sky: 5 Best Fourth of July Fireworks Displays in Phoenix

Phoenix has a plethora of patriotic pyrotechnics in store all Fourth of July weekend.


TERRA Farm + Manor

Chef James Porter finally opens his farm, inn and cooking school in a top-secret location in Northern Arizona.

What to Do in Pine-Strawberry

Cool off with a day trip to these Northern Arizona sister towns.

Making it in Portland

“Local” isn’t a catchphrase in the City of Roses – it’s a way of life.

Trail Trash Warriors

Share your Arizona trail adventures on our monthly hiking page.


Arizona in Space

We celebrate Arizona’s pivotal role in space exploration.

Eat Beat

Happy Hour: Tomaso’s When in Rome

Check out Tomaso’s When in Rome for your happy hour excursion this week.

Arizona Summer Beer Spectacular

Triple-digit heat getting you down? There’s an Arizona craft brew for that.

Recipe Friday: The Watermelon Agua Fresca from Macayo’s

Now that the dog days of summer are here, we’ve rustled up a frosty drink recipe from Macayo’s that you can make at home.

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