Peter Kasperski and Richie Moe were two of the most illustrious names in Valley dining until bankruptcy and substance abuse sent them tumbling to Earth. Now the longtime friends have banded together to open a hit Roosevelt Row restaurant – and keep their demons mutually at bay.
With the COVID-19 pandemic drawing down, we decided to focus our latest showcase of reader-provided photographic beauty on the thing people were most deprived of during the quarantine: people. In all their joy, sadness, motion and rest.
With widespread vaccination and decreasing COVID-19 numbers, this summer offers shimmering hope – and smoking deals – for some good, old-fashioned fun at Valley resorts. Smiles are returning to the faces, indeed.
The solitary, satchel-carrying rural doctor is etched into our enduring fantasy about small-town Arizona. But such physicians are fading away. The doctors are gone, but the towns – and the medically underserved people who live in them – remain.