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  • March Madness Begins March 11th

    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 … Continue reading

  • Hayden’s Ferry Days, March 2 – 4

    Hayden’s Ferry Days is what it has come to be called — honoring one of our community’s first businesses. Introduced in 1971 for Tempe’s centennial year, it proved to be a wildly popular six-month celebration of our city’s heritage and history.
    In 2016, Peggy Bryant, Tempe Historical Society member and former Tempe Daily News reporter and editor who worked … Continue reading

  • Girl Scout Cookie Dessert Challenge

    They are as much of an American tradition as apple pie – Samoas, Thin Mints and the chocolate-coated, peanut butter-filled Tagalongs. Girl Scout cookies, around over 100 years, have become the must-have dessert this season.
    In Arizona, chefs are reimagining the traditional Girl Scout cookies – and whipping up their own versions of the timeless classics. #DessertChallenge was … Continue reading

  • Spring Training Soon to Begin

    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:
    Arizona Diamondbacks

    Chicago Cubs

    Chicago White Sox

    Cincinnati Reds

    Cleveland Indians

    Colorado Rockies

    Kansas City Royals

    Los … Continue reading

  • Arizona Beer Week Starts February 8

    Today is the first day of Arizona Beer Week, a statewide celebration of local beer culture.

    Arizona Beer “Week” consists of 11 days of events focused mostly around the local craft brew scene. This year’s festivities will last from February 8 to 18. There will be more than 200 events, so no matter where you live … Continue reading

  • Construction to Begin on the University of Arizona’s $15M Indoor Football Practice Facility

    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 … Continue reading

  • Tempe Past & Present

    Distinct, diverse, dynamic and entrepreneurial are characteristics that have defined the City of Tempe since prehistoric times when the resourceful Hohokam people lived here for about 1,500 years until sometimes around 1450. The Hohokam were farmers and engineering geniuses who developed a system of irrigation canals that carried Salt River water to their crops. The … Continue reading

  • ASU Open Door 2018

    Arizona State University hopes to spark the next generation’s imagination with ASU Open Door, a signature event of the Arizona SciTech Festival. During the free Open Door events, adults and children of all ages are invited to take a sneak peek at the learning spaces that help make ASU the most innovative university in the nation.

    The four-campus … Continue reading

  • Tempe Public Market Cafe Opens January 12th

    Hang in there, South Tempe. It’s almost ready.
    “We’re having almost a hundred people a day try to come and have food,” says Aaron Chamberlin, chef and owner of Tempe Public Market Cafe. “They’re seeing us training, they’re seeing people on the patio drinking wine and thinking it’s open.”
    It isn’t. Not just yet. But on Jan. … Continue reading