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Beat the heat with refreshing summer drinks and cocktails

Those local to the Tempe area know how important it is to find ways to beat the heat during the summer, including finding the best summer drinks and cocktails that transport you into a blissful retreat. Check out these Tempe locations for refreshing Tempe summer drinks and cocktails.

Best Sports Bars in Tempe

Can’t attend the game in person? No problem! Tempe boasts an awesome selection of sports bars to watch your favorite team play live. Our list offers traditional sports bars, spots known for their margaritas, breweries and restaurants with patios that just can’t be beat.

Caffe Boa celebrates its 25th anniversary

A Downtown Tempe staple since 1994, Caffe Boa has been bringing guests farm to table food for 25 delicious years. In addition to an impressive wine list boasting the largest selection of natural wines in Arizona, the seasonally inspired menu focuses on homemade, local and organic ingredients. So every visit is a discovery of new […]

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Tempe

Ready to live it up like St. Patrick would have? Tempe has everything from entertainment to great food and drink specials. See our top recommendations and an overview of St. Paddy’s Day festivities.

Craft Breweries in Tempe

What’s the true taste of Arizona? In Tempe, it’s all about craft beer. With multiple craft breweries in Tempe, our city is producing some of the best suds in the Southwest.

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 […]

Favorite Mexican Restaurants in Tempe

Tempe, Arizona has a wealth of Mexican food eateries, from quick-service options like Maskadores Taco Shop, to delicious newcomers like Barrio Queen, to mainstays like Rosita’s Mexican Food and Casa Reynoso that have been in Tempe for decades. It’s hard to choose a favorite, so here is a list of the most beloved Mexican restaurants in Tempe.

Four Peaks Brewing Company: Best food and beer pairings

Four Peaks Brewing Company is as synonymous with Arizona as cactus is to the desert. Four Peaks’s Kilt Lifter, Pumpkin Porter and Hop Knot are just a few of the popular beers that are ordered often at bars across Arizona. But Four Peaks offers much more than just beer. We’ve learned that several of their […]

Four Peaks Brewing tells us what makes their beer so good

Summertime in Arizona means frequent trips to the lake with a group of friends and a cooler filled with your favorite Four Peaks beer. Four Peaks Brewing Company has been creating some of Arizona’s most popular local beers since 1996. The first step to making great beer starts with the people who are in charge […]

Get Happy at Happy Hour in Tempe!

Need a little happy hour in your life? Check out these happy hour specials being offered at several Tempe restaurants. Cheers!

Happy Hour in Tempe

Are you visiting us from out of town and meeting up for happy hour? We’ve got you covered. Here is your guide to some of the best happy hour specials in Tempe. If you can’t make it in time for the traditional happy hour, note that many of these spots offer great reverse happy hour specials […]

Holiday Menus and Craft Cocktails in Tempe

With the holiday season upon us, now’s the perfect time to seek out special holiday menus and craft cocktails to get in the festive mood! Here are just a few of the Tempe restaurants offering special holiday menus and/or holiday drinks we think you’ll love.

LGBTQIA+ Events in Tempe & Phoenix

Enjoy the exciting LGBTQIA+ events, including the AIDS Walk Arizona taking place in Tempe, and lots of other events happening this year.  

My Tempe- Notes From a Native; Turning 21

By Delaney Wood This summer, I celebrated my 21st birthday. In the weeks leading up to my birthday, I heard a never-ending barrage of the typical ideas: “You should totally go to Mill!” or “Let’s go to Old Town!”  While heading to Mill Ave on your birthday is always a fun idea, there are numerous […]

New places to dine, drink and dance in Tempe

Tempe is bursting with new places to dine and be entertained. Just when you think you’ve tried them all, a bunch of new venues spring up. Whether you’re in the mood for a great meal, a new cocktail designed by a creative mixologist, or an evening of DJs and dancing, here are some fun and […]