Hipstorian Marshall Shore explores ASU’s architecture
Stroll along with Hipstorian Marshall Shore in our video tour and learn about some of ASU’s history through a sample of architectural highlights. A walk through the ASU Tempe campus reveals an architectural survey of the many styles and periods that reflect the university’s expansion, growth and setting in the Sonoran Desert. You won’t see the traditional […]
How much do we love Tempe? Let us count the ways.
Tempe is an upbeat town with an endless variety of things to do, places to go and people to see. From resort hotels to family activities, entertaining nightlife to artistic expressions, Tempe has it all. Whether you’re from Tempe, or just visiting, here is a better way to get to know Tempe’s fun facts – especially if […]
Indoor Activities in Tempe for Kiddos
It’s summer in Arizona, which means it’s pretty toasty outside. While that means staying indoors during the majority of the day, it doesn’t mean the fun stops there! Tempe has a variety of entertaining indoor activities for young kids to enjoy and have a blast this summer. Here is my list of top 5 indoor […]
Las Noches de las Luminarias at Desert Botanical Garden
Experience the beauty of Las Noches de las Luminarias this holiday season with 8,000 flickering luminarias and twinkling lights throughout the Desert Botanical Garden.
Murals in Tempe, Arizona – Part II
This is Part II of our Murals in Tempe, Arizona series. We can all use a little more inspiration these days and nothing inspires us more than the healing power of art. You can see all of these works of art from the road or a parking lot.
My Tempe: Notes From a Native – Music
Enjoy attending concerts and performances in your free time? We have plenty of opportunities to do so here in the Valley. Check out my list of the best places to visit, in and around Tempe, if you’re looking to catch a musical, attend a rock concert, or even see an orchestra perform.
My Tempe: Notes From a Native – Pic-worthy Places
By Delaney Wood If you ever find yourself asking the question “What am I going to post next on Instagram?”, I have a solution for your problem- come to Tempe! Tempe is full of beautiful venues, a bustling nightlife, and the most gorgeous sunsets. We’re home to Tempe Town Lake, Arizona State University, and the […]
Oktoberfest at Tempe Town Lake is “Beer-utiful”
I love the month of October. Fall colors, pumpkins, candy corn and cooler weather. It’s the best month of the year. For those of us that live around Tempe, this month is special for one other reason – Four Peaks Oktoberfest at Tempe Town Lake. That glorious weekend of beer, bands, food, beer, games, fun, beer and lederhosen is […]
Patrick reviews Disney’s THE LION KING at ASU Gammage
This season, I’m lucky enough to be a Gammage Goer for ASU Gammage. What is a Gammage Goer you ask? There are a few of us who are assigned to watch some of the shows performing at Gammage this season and we review them. As I’m sure you’re well aware, Disney’s THE LION KING opened […]
Photo-Worthy Places in Tempe
Looking for photo-worthy moments you’ll want to remember for a lifetime? To help you find your next Instagram-worthy shot, we’ve rounded up these can’t-miss, photogenic attractions from around Tempe.
Spotlight on Ralph Remington & Tempe Center for the Arts
Meet Ralph Remington, Producing & Artistic Director for the Tempe Center for the Arts (TCA) and Deputy Director for Arts and Culture for the City of Tempe. Ralph’s a man whose passion for the arts was born when he played the Cowardly Lion in his third grade’s production of The Wizard of Oz. That passion […]
Spotlight On: Alec Posta, Lego® Master Model Builder
“Like a like a kid in a candy store” and “a happy camper,” perfectly describe Alec Posta, Lego® Master Model Builder at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center in Tempe. Surrounded by zillions of those colorful building bricks, Alec Posta is clearly in his element, full of joy and exuding enthusiasm for his dream job. A talented designer, […]
Support local Tempe merchants
Support local Tempe merchants. Tempe retailers, artists, florists and more sell everything from ASU gear to flowers to skateboards to artwork. These businesses will benefit from your patronage now more than ever, so use this list as you’re looking for gifts, or gift cards, for loved ones (or just for you).
Take a self-guided tour in Tempe
Because Tempe is easy to navigate at 40 square miles, it’s an ideal place to take your own self-guided tour. Here are some of our favorite places to see during your own Tempe driving, biking or walking tour.