November/December 2022

Editorial StaffNovember 1, 2022
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Editor's Note: City of Tomorrow

November/December 2022 Editor's Note

Features

Arizona’s Mount Rushmore

Imagine if someone got the go-ahead to carve the likenesses of four great Arizonans into Camelback Mountain?

10 Things To Know About Phoenix In The Future

From sports to technology to that bullet train to Tucson we’ve always wanted, peer into the Valley’s collective future through this 20-page package of prognostication.

Missed Connections

Resigned to a midterm drubbing, Arizona Democrats brought their B game to the state’s Congressional and Legislative races. Can #Roevember save them?

2022 Local Gift Guide

Picky parents? Foodie friends? Quirky kids? We’ve got a local gift for everyone on your list, from a whiskey club and private chef dinners to museum memberships and pet portraits.

Best New Restaurants 2022

A high-toned Indian charmer in Chandler. A Sonoran playboy in Mesa. Separated-at-birth siblings from the Thai countryside. Find them all in this globally oriented salute to the year’s 10 most spectacular culinary bows in Greater Phoenix, plus honorable mentions, best-in-show picks and more.

Phoenix Files

Arizona’s Mount Rushmore

Imagine if someone got the go-ahead to carve the likenesses of four great Arizonans into Camelback Mountain?

10 Things To Know About Phoenix In The Future

From sports to technology to that bullet train to Tucson we’ve always wanted, peer into the Valley’s collective future through this 20-page package of prognostication.

Missed Connections

Resigned to a midterm drubbing, Arizona Democrats brought their B game to the state’s Congressional and Legislative races. Can #Roevember save them?

2022 Local Gift Guide

Picky parents? Foodie friends? Quirky kids? We’ve got a local gift for everyone on your list, from a whiskey club and private chef dinners to museum memberships and pet portraits.

Big Wheel

He’s the go-to guy in Phoenix for the unique style of wire wheels treasured by lowriders. But Rick Salcido is the first to admit it’s not a “normal” business.

Suns Style

The evolution of Phoenix Suns uniforms.

Roll Camera

The return of tax incentives is poised to rejuvenate Arizona’s film industry – and Valley development.

Raising a Stink

Something’s rotten in the Valley of the Sun – literally, our columnist sniffs.

N/on Location

Movies and shows that take place in Arizona are rarely shot here.

Spotlight: Stephen “Psyko Steve” Chilton

If anyone can pull off a music festival three weeks before Christmas, it’s Stephen “Psyko Steve” Chilton.

What's in Your Conductor Bag? with Tito Muñoz

Tito Muñoz is a conductor on the go. The director of The Phoenix Symphony conducts all over the world.

Five Star Wealth Managers

A who’s-who of the professionals to consult about your fiscal wellness and financial future.

Active Adult Living

The Valley’s diverse landscape of retirement communities offers options to suit your lifestyle needs.

Cancer Awareness

American Cancer Society’s mission: to free the world from cancer.

Silencing this silent killer: Using genetic testing to detect and treat ovarian cancer

Revolutionary genetic counseling offered at the Mayo Clinic can help women catch a rare but deadly disease.

Six Buzzworthy Events, People and Places on Local Buzz This Week

The best places worth checking out in the Phoenix community, thanks to the Local Buzz mobile app.

Explore

Day Trip: Lower Willo

Lower Willo is brimming with spots to explore and relax.

Vegas Renewal

Las Vegas refreshed its look during the quarantine. As it always does. See what fun new accessories the city has in store.

Explore Ventura County Coast

Four cities with sun, surf and small town charm

History

Governorship à Deux

A poorly designed ballot and a bevy of court cases left the 1916 Arizona governor’s election undecided – for more than a year.

Eat Beat

From Scotland to Scottsdale: Westin Kierland Celebrates Grand Reopening of Scotch Library

Whether you consider yourself scotch-curious or a seasoned connoisseur, the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale is excited to invite everyone to experience the grand reopening of its Scotch Library.

Jollof Smiths

Three new West African restaurants in Phoenix send our critic into an exploratory tizzy.

Wren & Wolf

Ensconced under a Downtown high-rise, this otherworldly modern American eatery preys on our hunger for elegant, citified dining.

The Genuine

The new flagship restaurant from Genuine Concepts sets sail with an ambitious but underrealized menu.

3 Local Products to Try

Try these 3 local products.

Liquid Arizona: Wine and Words

You don’t need a viticulture degree or advanced winemaking background to love wine – or even to bottle and market wine.

Three Bites: Konnichiwa, Tuber-San

Valley chefs enhance their autumn cooking with the nuanced flavor and dreamy texture of Japanese sweet potatoes

Drink This: Cattle

Of the five “5C” cocktails on the menu, Cattle is the most elegant.

From Our Partners

From Scotland to Scottsdale: Westin Kierland Celebrates Grand Reopening of Scotch Library

Whether you consider yourself scotch-curious or a seasoned connoisseur, the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale is excited to invite everyone to experience the grand reopening of its Scotch Library.

Five Star Wealth Managers

A who’s-who of the professionals to consult about your fiscal wellness and financial future.

Gaming Guide

Bust the house with this look at the Valley’s new gaming culture, including sportsbooks and table games.

Explore Ventura County Coast

Four cities with sun, surf and small town charm

Active Adult Living

The Valley’s diverse landscape of retirement communities offers options to suit your lifestyle needs.

Cancer Awareness

American Cancer Society’s mission: to free the world from cancer.

Silencing this silent killer: Using genetic testing to detect and treat ovarian cancer

Revolutionary genetic counseling offered at the Mayo Clinic can help women catch a rare but deadly disease.

10 Ways To Celebrate Holiday Magic in Tempe this Season

We may not have snow-capped trees or icy evenings, but that does not mean we cannot dream of a white Christmas in the Valley.
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