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A Day at Arizona Mills

With more than 185 stores, dining options and exclusive entertainment venues, Arizona Mills in Tempe has something for everyone to enjoy.

Aquariums in the desert

If you’re an ocean life and/or water creature lover, you’re in luck. Tempe and the Phoenix Metro Valley offers a close-up look into aquamarine life right here in the desert. There are three amazing aquariums to choose from to explore the wonders of the water. Perfect for families and entertaining kids for hours, these are […]

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 Gallery of Scientific Exploration takes you to infinity and beyond

I recently spent an absolutely fascinating afternoon at the ASU Gallery of Scientific Exploration. The Gallery is geared to educating the public about the wonders of earth and space science through digital media, interactive displays and public lectures presented in a high-definition theater. There are also glass-enclosed research laboratories that allow visitors to see scientists […]

Bring your pet to these dog-friendly places in Tempe

Lucky for those who visit or live in Tempe, Arizona, there are plenty of restaurants, bars, and even shopping centers that are dog-friendly. Below is a list of just a few of our favorites that welcome our furry friends.

Broadway shows at ASU Gammage in Tempe

The 2022/2023 Desert Financial Broadway Across America – Arizona series at ASU Gammage kicks off in October. Get ready for an exciting season of Broadway!

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Tempe

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Tempe with events and local dining experiences honoring Hispanic history and culture.

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in Tempe

Memorial Day weekend is May 28-30, 2022! We could all use a weekend getaway these days, and with Memorial Day coming fast, it’s the perfect opportunity to plan that break that we all need. Head to Tempe for fun events, shopping, awesome new restaurants to try, and everything in between.

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.

Cool summer fun at the aquarium in Tempe: SEA LIFE

Afternoons are much cooler when you’re in the aquarium in Tempe. I think any day is a great day to visit SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium at Arizona Mills, but it’s one of my favorite places to visit in the summer. Once you enter, you’ll first see fish from freshwater streams and lakes. After this refreshing […]

Date Ideas in Tempe

To give you ideas for your next date in Tempe, we asked three local couples to share their itineraries for a perfect romantic day in Tempe.

Enjoy Cult Classics at Pollack Tempe Cinemas

Like most people, I love movies. Everybody has a handful of films that they love and could watch over and over again. For whatever reason, you love them, regardless of what anyone else thinks about it. I have a few movies like that. They’re the ones where I could recite every line in the film […]

Enjoy more than just drinks at these Tempe bars

It’s time to call yourself an Uber and make your way down to Tempe for some of the most outrageous, fun bars you have yet to experience. From local breweries to entertainment venues, we have you covered with this list of top notch night life destinations and some of the most fun Tempe bars. Main […]

Explore Tempe during ASU Graduation

Graduation season at Arizona State University (ASU) is upon us and that means students are transitioning from adolescent college years into mature (hopefully employed) alumni. We know that wrapping up your college experience can get a bit stressful, so we’re here to give you the 4-1-1 on how to get the most out of your graduation week!

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.