October 2017

Monthly Archives

  • Visit Tempe’s “Nightmare Before Christmas” House

    Drive down El Freda Road in Tempe and you’ll see one of the most elaborately decorated houses in the city. Jessica and Francis Brown decorated their house after the 1993 classic “The Nightmare Before Christmas”. From the street, garland and Christmas lights illuminate “Nightmare Town,” large fangs hang from the monster house, and color-changing eyes peer … Continue reading

  • Halloween in the East Valley

    The Halloween season has no shortage of fun. For some, it’s all about costumes and candy. Others are more into the party scene — or the scary movies, crafty pursuits, ghost stories, and haunted houses.

    In other words, there’s a lot to see and do this time of year, and most of it centers around All Hallows Eve. Here are some of the best Halloween … Continue reading

  • Explore Arizona’s Wine Region

    You might not know it, but Arizona produces some really great wine. Our wines have been served in the White House and at James Beard dinners in New York, and they’ve earned ribbons and won medals just like some of the more famous wine-growing regions in the country.
    Napa Valley can eat its (delicious, rave-worthy) heart … Continue reading

  • Fall Festivals and Events

    Enjoy these fall events in Tempe this October!

     
    Tempe Tardeada  at Tempe Community Complex

    Tempe Tardeada at Tempe Community Complex is the City of Tempe’s 19th Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival.  Tempe Tardeada takes place on October 8, 2017 and is the culmination of Hispanic Heritage Month which celebrates the historical significance of Hispanics within our community.  Free activities … Continue reading

  • Monster Market Opens in Tempe October 7th

    Local artist Victor Moreno has a love for Halloween and all things scary.

    As a kid, he’d go to horror movies with his dad, craft with his mom, and make Halloween costumes with brother. (He even got hauled into the principal’s office for bringing an actual sword to school while dressed as a ninja.)

    “For me personally, … Continue reading