Plan to Mask Up for the Tempe Halloween Stroll, Oct. 25

Rick McCartney

The Halloween Stroll returns to downtown Tempe for its third year on Oct. 25! This year will be a little different, but the thrill of trick-or-treating will continue. “We love to host these smaller activations that bring families to downtown Tempe,” Kate Borders, Executive Director of the Downtown Tempe Authority, said. “It’s important to create safe, family-friendly events … [More]

Polo Classic: Even Sexier. Even Safer. And Always Surprising.

The Stella Artois Polo Classic

What's New This Year ...? The Stella Artois Polo Classic: Presented by Ketel One has collaborated with local officials, the City of Scottsdale and WestWorld of Scottsdale to offer you a social-distancing friendly event. Some of the health and safety measure we have implemented this year include: Sideline Parking spaces have been increased in number and in size … [More]

Brewery Raises Money for Road Safety Awareness, Releases Pumpkin Ale

Pedal Haus Brewery

Pedal Haus Brewery is excited to announce the release of its Robert Allen Dollar (RAD) Pumpkin Ale. The craft brew launches this Saturday, October 17 at both the Tempe and Chandler locations. Half of the sales from this beer will go back to the Rob Dollar Foundation, while supplies last. The organization’s mission is to engage with existing park safety initiatives to … [More]

All Phoenix Park Amenities Are Reopening

City of Phoenix

Following a vote during Wednesday’s Phoenix City Council meeting, all amenities in city parks will begin reopening effective Thursday, October 8 at 5:30 a.m. Reopening of some amenities will require additional time for Parks and Recreation Department staff to make available. Use of select park amenities has been restricted following a series of City Council orders dating to … [More]

On a Whim: AAA Arizona Reveals Last-Minute Travel Trends

AAA Arizona

As travelers begin to hit the roads again, many are making travel plans on a whim. According to hotel booking data, domestic travel bookings show September was the strongest month of the year, but still down 12% compared to 2019. AAA Arizona travel data also reveals: 49% of hotel bookings are within three days of travel, up from 31% in 2019. 65% of hotel … [More]

Friends of Phoenix Public Art  announces LOVE IT! Public Art Campaign

Friends of Phoenix Public Art

Friends of Phoenix Public Art, a private, nonprofit organization created to help support the city of Phoenix public art program, is launching a long-term community campaign, LOVE IT! Phoenix Public Art™, to raise awareness and appreciation of the city’s public art assets. Within its 516.7 square miles, Phoenix proudly features a nationally- and internationally-recognized … [More]

Chef Scott Conant Expands Restaurant Portfolio with The Americano in North Scottsdale

The Americano

Chef Scott Conant is expanding his Arizona restaurant portfolio with the announcement that he and his SC Culinary Inc. team have partnered with Creation Hospitality, led by Bob Agahi and David Sellers, for the ownership and operation of The Americano, an Italian-inspired steakhouse, in North Scottsdale. Through this new relationship, Conant will exclusively lead the culinary … [More]

Harkins Presents October Fright Nights Every Friday and Saturday for $5

Harkins Theatres

Celebrate the spookiest time of the year with Harkins October Fright Nights! All month long, see your favorite frightening films on the big screen every Friday and Saturday at 7PM and 9PM for only $5. Get ready for a seriously scary affair featuring everything from the family fun fantasy of The Nightmare Before Christmas to the head-spinning horror of The Exorcist! For more … [More]

ZooLights is Back. Walk or Cruise this Holiday Tradition

Phoenix Zoo

The Valley’s most cherished holiday tradition, ZooLights, presented by SRP, is back with millions of twinkling lights, dazzling animal sculptures and our Wildlife Lantern Safari, featuring 66 creatures — polar bears, mammoths, peacocks and more, all aglow. And this year, there’s a NEW way to feel the magic. Cruise ZooLights, the drive-thru experience that is not to be … [More]

Final Chance to Cruise the Zoo (In Your Car That Is)

Phoenix Zoo If you haven't "cruised" through the Phoenix Zoo yet - this is your last chance! CRUISE ONLY - NO FOOT-TRAFFIC! Catch your last chance to see exotic animals from the comfort of your own vehicle this weekend! Cruise the Zoo takes you past tortoises, giraffe, baboons, mandrills, rhinos, flamingos, elephants, lions, tigers, … [More]