Matthew Johnson, Author at PHOENIX magazine

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May 22 is designated as “National Craft Distillery Day” and in Arizona, it’s easy to find a local spirit maker to lift a glass to and support. Here are 14 distillers  we’ve written about over the years. Read responsibly. Cheers! Adventurous Stills 2125 E. 5th St. Tempe 480-292-8770, adventstills.com Winner of ‘Best Distillery’ in the 2019 Best of the Valley from PHOENIX magazine. *Vote for Best of the Valley 2020 here* Arizona Distilling Co. 601...

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There is no more wondering what live sports without fans will look like. This weekend gave us golf, auto racing and German soccer on national TV, and wrapped up nicely with the finale of the Michael Jordan documentary. Here are the five big takeaways from the weekend in sports. 

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PHOENIX magazine editor Craig Outhier and managing editor Leah LeMoine talk to Craft 64 owner James Swann and Nook Kitchen owner Frank Vairo on the challenges of re-opening restaurants after the shutdown and during a pandemic. Plus Leah takes us to Lovecraft Alehouse for Happy Hour at Home. Craig and Leah wrap it up by telling you about the various openings and closings of Valley restaurants in the past few weeks. Click here for more...

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