Phoenix is a city encompassing 27 communities and 4 million residents that has been occupied for the last two millennia, and upon its founding was named Pumpkinville for the pumpkins that were grown along irrigation canals. In the last decade or so, downtown Phoenix has experienced a resurgence.
From an empty swimming pool to a movement.
If movies like "The Hangover" or "Bridesmaids" have taught us anything, it's that pre-wedding festivities usually involve a combination of alcohol-ind...
Summer is just around the corner, and if a trip to the Grand Canyon is on your bucket list (as it should be), there's no better time to visit! Whether...
Whenever encountering a day's worth of music, some form of a plan must be at least put into place. Say what you want about that which is best laid, without set priorities you are doomed to fail. Or, in my case, you are destined for panic. So behold -- my plan for Sweetlife.
Jazz, rock, electronica, world music and everything in-between are more accessible than ever this year as Jazz Fest comes to high definition cable television on AXS TV.
As America again makes war on an industrial scale on nations far less advanced, and commits again torture, assassinations, mass killings and keeps secret prisons while all the while trying to hide its dirty hands from the American public, that Turse's book was published in 2013 is no accident.
Phoenix's pyramid of complexities looks shakier than most because it stands squarely in the crosshairs of climate change. The area, like much of the American Southwest, is already hot and dry; it's getting ever hotter and drier, and is increasingly battered by powerful storms.
On the cusp of what might a long-awaited break in the impasse on Capitol Hill on immigration legislation, Edi's story remains tragically typical, and no matter what Congress decides, there's a good chance it will be repeated again and again in the name of the endless mantra of "security."
There are some seasons that open with a bang (hunting season comes to mind), and others that are nothing more than a bunt. For the 2013 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season opener at Angel's Stadium in Anaheim, CA, fans were treated to a deafening bang.
Travel website Orbitz.com just released its 2013 forecast of all things travel and here's the inside scoop.
Every city in the world fills occasionally with tears, but in Phoenix tears dry quickly.
Scooter made the offer casually, as though he was picking up strangers whose car had broken down on the side of the road. In this case it was a plane that broke down.
When I see people leave their cars running as they head into the supermarket with children in tow, I want to scream, "You ignorant, wasteful bastards! Don't you know what you're doing to your kids?"
How do you break up the long stretch of time between summer vacation and the holidays? With a fall break, of course. Autumn is a shoulder season for many destinations, which means discounted hotel rooms and cheaper airfare are easy to find.
For a galvanized new civil rights movement and their allies in Maricopa County -- and across Arizona -- bringing down Sheriff Arpaio in this fall's election will be the first step in the right direction.