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Sierra Bonita blends southwest cuisine and culture together

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You know a restaurant is pure Arizona when former Gov. Rose Mofford eats dinner there nearly every day for eight years after in opens. And while the 93-year-old Arizona icon doesn’t make the daily trek to Sierra Bonita Grill and Catering anymore, she still has the North Central Phoenix restaurant deliver her favorites on a… Read More →

Which Golf resort was named the best?

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The Boulders continues to be honored as “one of the best in the industry” by readers, golf editors and golf experts in the industry. Golf Digest magazine just announced their first time “Best Golf Resorts in the America’s Editor’s Choice Awards” in their May issue and the Boulders Resort & Spa was named “Best Golf… Read More →

Sanctuary resort hosts spiritual intelligence retreat

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“The millennial voice of personal development,” Bizzie Gold is bringing her groundbreaking IGNITE program to Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain on July 17 through July 20. With the resort’s spectacular Paradise Valley views as an inspirational backdrop, the three-day IGNITE retreat focuses on facilitating sustainable transformation in three primary areas – movement, nutrition and personal development – and is… Read More →

CityScape Phoenix hosts FREE outdoor movie series

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Grab your popcorn, and get lawn chairs, because CityScape Phoenix is hosting a free, yes you heard right, free summer movie series on the second Friday of every Month this summer. Starting on May 13, the free outdoor movie series will show family friendly classics from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. So, bring the whole… Read More →

Diamondbacks will try to set world record

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PetSmart, the Arizona Diamondbacks, Nylabone and AvoDerm Natural Pet Foods have teamed up to set a Guinness World Records title for the most dogs attending a sporting event. They will need 1,000 dogs needed to set the world record. The attempt will be officiated by a Guinness World Records adjudicator and takes place Sunday, May… Read More →

Hats off to these women decorating big hats for Kentucky Derby

The three winners of the Kentucky Derby Hat contest at Cahill Senior Center. From left to right, Most elegant: Higinia Garcia. Most extravagant: Barbara Lindsay. Most creative: Linda Flores, in Tempe, Ariz.(Photo by Kendall Bartley/ Cronkite News)

Women oohed and aahed as Betty Molina folded and glued the pink, sparkly sheer ribbon around a floppy straw hat. Molina wanted to create something extravagant by combining pink ribbon, large pink butterflies and flowers shaded in pink. It was big, bright, and bold: perfect for the Kentucky Derby. It was party time at the… Read More →

Your guide to 2016 Kentucky Derby parties

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Get your hats decorated, and your best slacks ironed, because the Kentucky Derby is fast approaching, and we’ve got the guide to Kentucky Derby Parties in Phoenix, Tempe and Scottsdale. Remember the race will be starting at about 3:34 p.m. Arizona time, so get ready! Only time will tell which horse will win out this… Read More →

Great (Light Rail friendly) places for ASU students to celebrate graduation

The not-so-secret ingredient in Bitter & Twisted's house punch is tequila!

Graduation season is upon us, and as a recent Arizona State Graduate, I know how hectic these last couple of weeks have been. After you cross the stage, snag your diploma, basking in the glory that is finally being done with school as friends and family cheer you on, the first thought that may pop… Read More →

Officials rally to protect Grand Canyon lands

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Tribal leaders joined Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Tucson, on Tuesday urging President Barack Obama to designate 1.7 million acres around the Grand Canyon as a national monument, bypassing Congress in the process. Grijalva said he was calling on the president to invoke the Antiquities Act after becoming convinced that his bill to create the same monument… Read More →

Joan Baez is coming to Celebrity Theatre

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Danny Zelisko Presents welcomes JOAN BAEZ to the historic Celebrity Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on November 1st. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 6th at Celebrity Theatre or visit celebritytheatre.com. As a musical force of nature, Joan Baez unselfconsciously introduced Bob Dylan to the world in 1963, marched on the front lines of the Civil Rights movement with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., inspired Vaclav… Read More →

Read our movie review on horror flick: ‘Green Room’

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The pieces that make up “Green Room” are all exciting in and of themselves. The indie horror thriller features a punk band of traveling misfits, a cult of murderous Neo-Nazis, and a standoff at a club in the middle of nowhere between the two groups. Weapons ranging from guns and machetes to box cutters and… Read More →

Salt River Tubing to open early, celebrates 35 years

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Salt River Tubing‘s opening day is April 30, 2016, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., on the Lower Salt River. The cost is only $17 per person or tube which includes tube rental, shuttle bus ride and free customer parking at Salt River Tubing. Salt River Tubing is located in the Tonto National Forest, just… Read More →

Westin Kierland Resort offers summer fun deals

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Enjoy cool summer savings and plenty of freezing family fun this summer with The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa’s Big Chill Package, which offers a choice of package options – a $50 per room, per night dining credit or two free sessions on the Kierland FlowRider wave simulator. The Big Chill Package will be available from May… Read More →

Agave, The Arizona Spa offer cool summer treatments

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This summer, retreat from the heat to Agave, The Arizona Spa at The Westin Kierland Resort for treatments specially created to cool on hot summer days. Incorporating chilled cucumber water and a cucumber eye gel, Agave Spa’s new moisturizing Cool as a Cucumber Facial provides a soothing escape from the desert’s arid summer climate. Using… Read More →