Experience AZ Magazine Archives

D-backs add virtual reality area at Chase Field

D-backs at Chase Field

Everything is going digital, including baseball. The Arizona Diamondbacks added a virtual reality component at Chase Field, which will take fans on a virtual reality journey through the eyes of a MLB player. The Cox Connects VR Bullpen at Chase Field will create exclusive virtual reality content for D-backs fans to enjoy. There will be new… Read More →

Sam Fox’s Doughbird now open in Phoenix


This week, Sam Fox’s newest restaurant concept, Doughbird Pizza & Rotisserie, opened in Arcadia at the corner of 44th Street and Indian School Road. The restaurant brings together house-made pizzas and rotisseries in a 5,550-square-foot space inspired by the atmosphere of Northern California. The menu features a seasonal rotation of 12 to 15 pizzas and four slow-roasted… Read More →

Vintage Desert Classic added to PIR lineup

Vintage Desert Classic

Phoenix International Raceway will host the Classic Racing Times Vintage Desert Classic as part of the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix weekend on April 28-29. On the Saturday before the Verizon IndyCar Series race on April 29, PIR will feature two on-track sessions of open-wheel racing as part of Phoenix Raceway’s Super Saturday.… Read More →

Bagel shop and cocktail bar coming to SkySong this summer


The food options at SkySong, ASU’s innovation center in South Scottsdale, just leveled up as two new restaurants will be opening this summer. New York Bagels “N Bialys will move into a 3,213-square-foot restaurant in September, serving breakfast and lunch every day. Bitters, a craft cocktail bar and restaurant, will open its doors from a… Read More →

Top 15 West Valley attractions to visit during Final Four

Westgate a West Valley attractions

Looking for fun? The West Valley has no shortage of entertainment, activities and attractions for visitors and locals of all ages. Here are 15 of the West Valley’s must-see attractions: Map compiled by Kennedy Jones Arizona Broadway Theatre: Catch a live performance of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” “Camelot,” “Saturday Night Fever” or a live… Read More →

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport ready for Final 4 teams

Spring break and Spring Training are starting to wind down in Arizona but for college basketball fans, it’s just beginning to heat up. The NCAA Phoenix Final Four events are taking place March 31-April 3 in the Valley of the Sun, and fans will be filing in from both coasts of the nation to root for the… Read More →

Liberty Station brings smokehouse eats to Scottsdale

Liberty Station

Liberty Station, an American tavern and smokehouse, is now open at 34522 N. Scottsdale Rd., Suite 180. Liberty Station is the latest culinary endeavor from Keeler Hospitality Group, who own Market Street Kitchen in DC Ranch and Spencer’s for Steaks and Chops in Omaha, Nebraska. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Liberty Station will serve… Read More →

Boulders Resort & Spa among ‘Best Hotels in the USA’

U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and information, has again recognized the Boulders Resort & Spa with the prestigious “Gold Badge” award and named this luxury desert hideaway as one of the “Best Hotels in Arizona.” The Boulders Resort is applauded for its unpretentious ambience in the rugged Sonoran… Read More →

Westgate hosts ESPN’s only live broadcast during Final 4

ESPN at Westgate

Westgate Entertainment District is giving fans a slam dunk experience for those looking to cheer on their favorite team during the 2017 NCAA Final Four semifinals and national championship games. Westgate will be the only location in the Valley where ESPN will be broadcasting live leading up to the Final Four. From April 1 through April… Read More →

Review: If you wanted aliens in ‘Gravity,’ then ‘Life’ is for you

by in Experience AZ Magazine

Hollywood is on an endless quest to warn us about the dangers of aliens and space, and we are powerless to stop it. Did you watch “Gravity” and wish there were aliens in addition to the thrills of perilously flying around in deep space? Did you watch “The Thing” and wish there was a claustrophobic… Read More →

Iconic ‘Frida’ exhibit coming to Heard Museum

Heard Museum visitors will have a rare opportunity to see masterpieces by legendary 20th Century Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera when the Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera exhibit opens April 11 in Phoenix. This will be the only North American stop on a limited world tour that began in October at the Art Gallery of New South… Read More →

Celebrate Ranking Arizona at Best of the Best Bash

Ranking Arizona at OdySea Aquarium

The 20th Anniversary Edition of Ranking Arizona is finally out. As companies celebrate their hard-earned rankings, Ranking Arizona is recognizing the companies that the community voted for as favorites to do business with with at its annual party. The Ranking Arizona Best of the Best Bash recognizes every-single amazing business featured in the annual publication. Join… Read More →

Blink-182, Grouplove added to March Madness Music Festival

Today, the NCAA and Turner Live Events, alongside official NCAA Corporate Champions AT&T, Coca-Cola, and Capital One announced additional superstar artists for the 2017 NCAA March Madness Music Festival in conjunction with the 2017 NCAA Men’s Final Four.  The free, three-day celebration takes place March 31-April 2 and is open to the public at Margaret T. Hance Park in Phoenix.   … Read More →

Diamondbacks partner with several Arizona-based companies


The Arizona Diamondbacks will partner with several Arizona-based companies for the 2017 season, including Danzeisen Dairy, Four Peaks Brewing Company, Maui Wowi Hawaiian Smoothies, Muscular Moving Men and State Forty Eight. “The D-backs are very excited to partner with local companies for the upcoming season,” said D-backs President and CEO Derrick Hall. “There are so… Read More →