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June 8, 2016

Beat the Heat with a Staycation

While staying at home is one option to stay cool in this triple-digit heat, why not head to a local resort instead?  Several area resorts are offering summer specials.  All have pools and great restaurants!  The Phoenician and Four Seasons Resort are featured below.  

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June 3, 2016

Beat the Heat and Take a Ride on the Verde Canyon Railroad

With temperatures climbing into the triple digits, a lot of us are heading to a cooler climate.  But if places like California or even Flagstaff are a little far, why not head 2 hours north and take a ride on the Verde Canyon Railroad?

Verde Canyon is only accessible ...

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May 31, 2016

Free Admission to Museums in the Valley

Summer is just around the corner and that means the temperatures are climbing.  While you maybe limiting your outdoor activities, there’s still plenty to do indoors around the valley.  And that includes museums.  Below are some of the museums offering free admission.

 

PHOENIX POLICE MUSEUM

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May 29, 2016

Water Parks Around the Valley

Memorial Day weekend usually means the opening of water parks, or at least the start of parks being open every day.

BIG SURF

Big Surf is home to the third largest wave pool in the World.  Built in 1969, Big Surf Water Park is America’s Original Water Park boasting ...

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May 26, 2016

Treat Yourself to Baked Bear and Balloons this Saturday!

BAKED BEAR OPENS

It’s the first Arizona location for the ice cream shop Baked Bear.  They’ll be celebrating their grand opening in Scottsdale on Saturday, May 28, by giving away free ice cream sandwiches from 1-3 p.m., 7366 E. Shea Blvd.

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May 25, 2016

Memorial Day Weekend Events Around Arizona

This Memorial Day weekend, many of you might be heading up oath or even south for some rest and relaxation.  But there are plenty of fun activities going on around the state, just not here in Phoenix.  Here are a few highlights. 

 

GREER

Boots, BBQ and ...

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May 17, 2016

Learn to Cook Healthy, BBQ and Decorate Cakes

Scottsdale Community College’s Culinary Arts program is offering non-credit cooking and cake decorating classes this summer.  Most classes last 1-2 weeks and start June 6.  Four courses are being offered:  Beginning Cake Decorating, BBQ and Butchering, Healthy Cooking of Southeast Asia, and a Kids Cooking Camp (ages ...

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