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Barbershop voted best in the Valley

Barbershop voted best in the Valley

V’s Barbershops have been lauded by readers of a local magazine as the best place in the Valley to get a haircut. “This recognition is..

Moonviewing festival at Japanese garden

Moonviewing festival at Japanese garden

Otsukimi, or Japanese moonviewing, is a traditional Japanese celebration of the full moon. It is celebrated every year at the Japanese..

Diner’s healthy food aids customers, cancer patients

Diner’s healthy food aids customers, cancer patients

The first thing you should know about The Joy Bus Diner, 3375 E. Shea Blvd., is that there is no bus, nor is there a food truck— but..

Art museum has dedicated Sikh space

Art museum has dedicated Sikh space

Did you know that Phoenix Art Museum houses one of the largest Sikh art collections in the United States? And that it is one of only two..

Woman changes life with help from B2H

Woman changes life with help from B2H

When she was 19 years old, Marlene K. became addicted to crystal meth. She got pregnant when she was 21 and worked hard to get sober and..

A cool building with even cooler tenants

A cool building with even cooler tenants

An aging strip center at the northwest corner of 12th Street and Highland Avenue has seen a complete overhaul—inside and out.

Phoenix Pizza Festival returns to Hance Park

Phoenix Pizza Festival returns to Hance Park

Tickets are once again expected to sell out for the Third Annual Phoenix Pizza Festival, set for 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 at..

Two partner eateries noted for wine selections

Two partner eateries noted for wine selections

Beckett’s Table and Southern Rail have been honored for their outstanding wine programs in Wine Spectator’s 2017 Restaurant Awards. The..

Special menu features popular Hatch chiles

Special menu features popular Hatch chiles

The annual harvest of the Hatch green chile is a popular event in the Southwest, and Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill joins this celebration..

A & E Briefs

A & E Briefs

‘Desert Purple’ in Concert 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5 The Musicians Hall 1202 E. Oak St. A self-described “psychedelic..

Many chefs on hand at Rock the Guac

Many chefs on hand at Rock the Guac

The founders of the Arizona Taco Festival are partnering with The Camby, a luxury lifestyle urban hotel, to throw an exciting event on..

Jazz & Jambalaya back at Southern Rail

Jazz & Jambalaya back at Southern Rail

Southern Rail, a locally owned restaurant inspired by classic American flavors with a Southern twist, invites guests to enjoy the fall..

Fun family event at local museum

Fun family event at local museum

Celebrate Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! at Pueblo Grande Museum on Saturday, Sept. 23 with fun, family friendly programming and..

View a live surgery during heart seminar

View a live surgery during heart seminar

Abrazo Community Health Network will host a free public forum about heart health from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15 at the Pointe..

Program aids those with disabilities

Program aids those with disabilities

The Arc of Arizona hosts a Family I/DD Resources Conference, for those with intellectual and development disabilities and their family..

New test could detect cancer early

New test could detect cancer early

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and while prostate cancer is the second-most common cancer among men in the United States,..

Carrell returns to State Bar board

Carrell returns to State Bar board

North Central resident Tyler J. Carrell, an associate at the law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy, has been elected to serve on the State..

Learn about essential oils

Learn about essential oils

Learn about essential oils and essential oil-infused products during a presentation 7-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8 in the classroom space at The..

Improve health with Mindful Living classes

Improve health with Mindful Living classes

Neuroplasticity is a relatively new term in the science world. It refers to the brain’s ability to create new connections and change the..

How to restore vaginal health

How to restore vaginal health

Dr. Enriqueta Porras and Dr. Mariana Amaya will host a free educational seminar on MonaLisa Touch, a non-surgical and non-pharmacological..

Eastern European mix at Soup & Sausage

Eastern European mix at Soup & Sausage

A lot of specialty food places have been popping up around Phoenix, and Soup & Sausage Bistro is no exception. Located in the shopping..

Custom doughnuts, Italian roast coffees

Custom doughnuts, Italian roast coffees

Jumpstart your day with warm, made-to-order doughnuts and Italian-roast Illy coffee at the new Masterpiece Donuts & Coffee, 3950 E...

Donate blood, get a free haircut

Donate blood, get a free haircut

Feel good, do good and look good this September by donating blood or platelets with the American Red Cross and get a free haircut coupon..

Chili Pepper Festival returns to downtown

Chili Pepper Festival returns to downtown

The Chile Pepper Festival returns to downtown Phoenix 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, in the lot at the intersection of 2nd and Roosevelt..

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