Here are the Top 10 stories of 2018, based strictly on the number of readers on

The Top 10 stories of 2018 are not based on newsworthiness or importance — although each of these stories is important and newsworthy. The ranking is based on the sheer number of readers who took the time to read the story.

While the Top 10 stories of 2018 cover the gamut of the industries and interests we cover on, those looking for things to do, places to eat and commercial real estate news were clearly the most enthusiastic readers this year.

Here are the Top 10 for 2018:

1. 50 Things You Must Eat in Phoenix

2. Vivo Partners plans massive million-square-foot development in Mesa

3. The 10 best places to get naked in Arizona

4. Best staycation deals of 2018

5. Union Park at Norterra master-planned community is underway

6. Banner Health to build a new hospital in Chandler

7. Here are 14 of the coolest offices in the Valley

8. Chef Lisa Dahl opening 2 new Sedona restaurants

9. Just how hot is Arizona’s housing market?

10. The Most Influential Women of 2018