360-degree photo tour of Tempe
To help you plan your visit, we’d like to give you a sense for what our city is all about. Experience our favorite spots in Tempe, showcased in 360 degree video tours. Explore Tempe’s architecture, recreational havens and popular photo spots.
Al Taylor and the Tempe Public Safety Memorial
If you’ve been to Tempe Beach Park lately, you’ve seen the new Tempe Public Safety Memorial that’s dedicated to Tempe’s fallen heroes. Situated at the entrance to Tempe Beach Park and Tempe Town Lake, the memorial is a stirring and poignant tribute to the Tempe fire and police officers and canines who have lost their […]
Arizona Aloha Festival at Tempe Beach Park
It’s time to don your favorite Hawaiian shirt or other tropical garb, bust out some Don Ho and head to the Arizona Aloha Festival at Tempe Beach Park, March 9-10, 2019. The two-day event celebrates Hawaiian, Tahitian, Samoan and other South Pacific cultures through dance and musical performances, ukulele lessons, food, kid’s crafts and lots […]
ASU Art Museum Ceramics Center & Brickyard Gallery
I attended the grand opening of the ASU Art Museum Ceramics Center & Brickyard Gallery at its new location last Friday evening and was just blown away by the new space. It’s located just off Tempe’s Mill Avenue in the back section of the Brickyard space that was formerly Borders Bookstore. The Ceramics Center was […]
Best Museums for Kids
Gone are the days of keeping quiet and not touching anything at a museum. I remember going on field trips to museums when I was a kid. They were fun, but I wouldn’t exactly say it was the best day of my life. It was hard to relate to and nothing felt like it was […]
Celebrating Halloween in Tempe
Spooky season is in full effect and Tempe has just what you need to make the most of your Halloween. Whether you are looking for a fun activity for the kids, an event for the grown-ups or something for the whole family, everyone will have a spooky good time in Tempe.
Contemporary art thrives in Metro Phoenix
It’s safe to say that Phoenix has a thriving contemporary art scene. Do a Google search for contemporary art in the Phoenix Metro area and the well-established art museums appear, but also dozens of private galleries pop up. From the Roosevelt Row District in central Phoenix to the surrounding East Valley cities of Tempe, Scottsdale, […]
Exploring Phoenix’s Native American Culture
Whether you are a visitor to Tempe or have lived in the area for years, check out these fascinating museums and ancient ruins of the original inhabitants of Arizona.
Fun and Unique Vintage Stores in Tempe
There is nothing better than discovering one-of-a-kind pieces in a new place! Lucky for you, Tempe has a variety of vintage stores where you’ll always leave with something fun and unique.
Fun Things To Do in Downtown Tempe
Looking for fun on Mill Avenue in Downtown Tempe? You’ve come to the right place. In addition to amazing restaurants and shopping options, of course, there are lots of other ways to enjoy your time in Downtown Tempe, and we’ve made a short list to make your life a little bit easier.
Get ready for an exciting ASU Gammage 2018-19 season
As the summer winds down, I’m excited to see the return of all the activity that autumn brings. While I enjoy the slower pace of the lazy days of summer, I look forward to the renewed vitality that comes with all the arts and culture events that start in the fall. I’m especially excited about […]
Hip Historian Marshall Shore visits Tempe’s Eisendrath House
Join Hip Historian Marshall Shore as he takes a closer look at the Eisendrath House in Tempe and shares more about its past. Driving north on College Avenue from Curry Road, you might have noticed the lovely old pink adobe house perched on the hill behind the AZ Heritage Center at Papago Park. It was […]