Weekend’s Best Concerts in Phoenix: Billy Idol, Big Time Rush

This weekend, you can catch ’80s icon Billy Idol at his first Valley show in years, a music/stand-up gig by anti-comedy star Tim Heidecker, and a performance by boy band Big Time Rush. What else is on tap for the metro Phoenix concert scene over the next few nights? Geek rapper Mega Ran will celebrate … Read more

Metro Phoenix Offers Eight Fun Things to Do This Weekend

Need to liven up your life with some fun activities? We’ve got you covered. This weekend, you can watch cat videos on the big screen instead of your phone, witness spandex-clad brawlers lay the smack down, or attend an outdoor music and art festival. Saturday will also offer you the unique experience of shopping for … Read more

Phoenix’s Community Refrigerators Provide Water and Food To Those In Need

Metro Phoenix is ​​home to at least a dozen refrigerators where people can grab a cold drink or some food — completely free. The novel concept is much needed during high-temperature months in the Valley. In 2021, there were 339 heat-related deaths in Maricopa County, marking a huge increase of roughly 70 percent from 2019, … Read more

Hãnai Coffee Creates Community and Employs Foster Youth In Metro Phoenix

Ryan and Sara Senters have a heart for instilling belonging and community in the Valley’s foster youth. As foster and adoptive parents, the Senters have seen the powerful impact a loving family can have on a child, and now, they’ve turned that passion into a new coffee shop in Laveen. The word “Hãnai” is not … Read more

Heisman Winner Ricky Williams Visits The Mint Dispensary

Even an NFL great, rushing more than 10,000 yards, couldn’t break the grip of the cannabis-infused grub at The Mint Café in Tempe last week. On July 28, NFL legend and 1998 Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams visited the 12,000-square-foot dispensary and the first cannabis-infused kitchen in the US with delivery services. “Ricky ordered a … Read more

Ron DeSantis to Rally With Kari Lake, Blake Masters in Phoenix

The August primary elections are over. For the extreme — and energized — wing of the Republican Party in Arizona, they proved a decisive win. One new sign of Arizona’s importance to the GOP’s “new right” of election deniers and fake electors: Florida governor Ron DeSantis is flying in for a rally Sunday with candidates … Read more

Movies, Music Among 5 Things to Do in Metro Phoenix This Week

Who says there’s nothing to do on a weeknight in the Valley during the dead of summer? Certainly not us, since there are movies to see, music nights to check out, or local sports teams to cheer on. Such will be the case this week, as Harkins Theaters will screen Quentin Tarantino’s legendary crime flick … Read more

NOW: President Biden visits families affected by flooding in Kentucky – ABC15 Arizona

NOW: President Biden visits families affected by flooding in KentuckyABC15 Arizona LIVE: Biden Speaks After Meeting with Families Impacted by Flooding in Kentucky | NBC NewsNBC News Pressure. Joe Biden, First Lady to tour Eastern Ky. flood damageWYMT Post Politics Now: Biden visits flood-stricken Kentucky ahead of bill signings this weekThe Washington Post View Full … Read more

This Week’s Best Concerts: Teyana Taylor, George Clinton

Heads-up local concertgoers: If you’ve ever wanted to see either funk legend George Clinton or R&B vocalist Teyana Taylor performing live in the Valley, this week offers your final chance to do so. The farewell tours for both artists are scheduled to roll through town over the next few nights and tickets for either show … Read more

Hawaiian Restaurants Serving Spam Musubi In Metro Phoenix

National Spam Musubi Day is on August 8, providing the perfect reminder to munch on delicious foods, or grinds as they’re called in Hawaii. Spam musubi is a Hawaiian snack that resembles an enormous piece of sushi. It is a block of sticky rice topped with a slice of fried Spam adhered together with teriyaki … Read more