Mar 06 2018
Now that it’s March, the madness can begin.
The annual basketball tournament begins with Selection Sunday on March 11th, when the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee reveals which 68 teams have made the field for that year’s basketball championships. In addition to the selection, the 2018 NCAA March Madness Selection Show, televised on TBS at …
Feb 16 2018
Athletes and coaches are already making their way to Arizona to get a head start on spring training. Games officially begin February 23rd across different stadiums in the Valley, so there is no shortage of baseball for the next few weeks.
Members of the Cactus League include:
Chicago White Sox
Kansas City Royals
Feb 05 2018
The University of Arizona is expected to break ground on a $15 million practice facility for its football program in April and the architect recently released some possible renderings of the project.
The schools plans to have the 65-football tall facility finished by the beginning of 2019.
Arizona describes the project on its construction website: “The proposed new …
Dec 12 2017
This Wednesday night/Thursday morning (December 13 – 14) will be your chance to view the best meteor shower of 2017. The annual Geminid meteor shower produces up to 120 meteors per hour at is peak, more than any other of the year. There is also an increase in meteor activity in the nights leading up …
Nov 29 2017
The year’s largest and brightest moon, the so-called supermoon, is scheduled to make its appearance in the December sky this weekend, December 2nd through 3rd.
Supermoons are up to 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than typical full moons, and they only happen when a full moon is closest to Earth in its orbit.
The supermoon officially …
Nov 13 2017
Arizona State hockey. Professional soccer. Goat yoga.
If ASU administrators have their way, all three will find a home in Sun Devil Stadium soon.
“There’s a reason why we beat MIT and Stanford three years in a row, and it’s going to be four and five,” Colleen Jennings-Roggensack said about ASU’s No. 1 ranking in innovation.
The university has …
Aug 31 2017
The college football season officially kicks off tonight at Arizona State University.
The players aren’t the only ones practicing hard — a team of engineers and researchers have been mapping out a game plan to make major technology upgrades to sun devil stadium.
The school has partnered with Intel and put 44 sensors around the stadium that …
Aug 22 2017
Eight months into 2017, we’ve had more than 50 restaurants either open their doors for the first time in the Valley or open second, third, and fourth locations.
The openings include everything from modern Japanese cuisine to Chicago deep-dish pizza, Mexican cuisine, Hawaiian-inspired poke, and fast-casual breakfast joints.
July restaurant openings
June restaurant openings
May restaurant …
Aug 11 2017
Thousands of students will move into the Valley for the start of the Arizona State University school year.
The Downtown Phoenix campus will start the move-in process Friday. The bulk of students will continue settling in over the weekend in Tempe.
One student says, “Move in day is going to be, I think it’s going to be …
Aug 07 2017
Once the temperatures drop below 95 degrees in Phoenix, the events and festivals move right in.
Between August and November, there are more than 70 food and drink, music, art and family festivals happening throughout the Valley whether you live in the East Valley or West Valley.
From mac & cheese to bacon and beer, Lost Lake …