Oct 17 2017
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 …
Oct 06 2017
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 …
Oct 03 2017
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, …
Sep 29 2017
While the annual Oktoberfest festival still going in Germany, so are the festivals and parties here in the Valley.
Local breweries will tap their own Oktoberfest brews, hold Stein-holding competitions and serve German dishes. Here are some of the events happening around town.
Fountain Hills Oktoberfest (Sept. 29-30)
Where: Fountain Park, 12925 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills AZ 85268
Sep 18 2017
October is right around the corner and that means Oktoberfest celebrations will soon begin!
Four Peaks Oktoberfest at Tempe Town Lake is one of Tempe’s signature annual events. Benefiting Tempe Sister Cities, the Tempe Oktoberfest combines beer gardens, live music, a polka stage, great food including German fare, a carnival, kids activities and much more fun. Throwing the …
Sep 15 2017
Arizona Restaurant Week officially begins today!
This statewide affair offers foodies a wealth of dining opportunities and the chance to get outside their own neighborhood and try something new. From sizzling Southwestern and soothing comfort foods to five-star dining and international fare – it’s all on the table during Arizona Restaurant Week.
A few Tempe favorites are …
Sep 12 2017
Tempe’s downtown offers a variety of entertainment options, from bars and restaurants to special events and shopping. Despite what you might think, Mill Ave is not the only thing Tempe has to offer. Here are some local favorites:
1. Four Peaks Brewery
Tempe is home to the original Four Peaks Brewery location, which opened in 1996. Other locations include one in …
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 28 2017
The first ever Lost Lake Festival in Phoenix is fast approaching, and more details are being released.
The inaugural music festival that takes place Oct. 20-22 at Steele Indian School Park will also feature culinary, arts and gaming elements, showcasing some top Arizona talent. The Lost Playground is the larger-than-life gaming area and is a partnership with Walter …
Aug 23 2017
Last weekend, Tempe welcomed literally thousands of college students back into the fold. And though we’re sure the studious lot will be spending the majority of their time hitting the books at Hayden Library, it’s inevitable that they’ll also need to eat. The Memorial Union and the dining halls are perfectly viable options, but we just …