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Make Your Summer Splash At One of These Seven Valley Water Parks

Is your vaccinated self looking for ways to make up for lost time? Then you won’t want to miss a single one of these summer attractions.

Looking For Ways to Keep Kids Entertained This Summer? Here’s What Six Valley Moms Recommend

Staycations, low-cost resorts, and summer sports—oh my! Here’s what Valley moms do to keep their kids cool—and maintain their sanity—from May to September.

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Phoenix-based ‘Sesame Street’ Puppeteer Takes Show on the Road

Stacey Gordon is retrofitting an ice cream truck into a mobile puppet theater—and could be driving to a street near you!

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Juneteenth Just Became a National Holiday. Here’s How to Celebrate in Arizona.

Arizona was the 45th state to recognize Juneteenth as a state holiday. Here are a bunch of ways to celebrate.

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Arizona Concert Venues Are Slowly Reopening While Still Hoping for More Aid

“Until that aid comes, it’s hard to think about reopening at scale.” Concert venues in Arizona are slowly beginning to reopen as people continue to get vaccinated, and pandemic restrictions have largely been lifted.  But, for some music venues, turning the financial tide isn’t going to be as easy as getting back to business. Many...

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Here’s What Concerts Will Look Like in Arizona as Venues Carefully Reopen

“We’re going to make the music-going experience even better, so we’ve just got to hold on.”  Slade Echeverria and Danny Stravers hadn’t played music on stage for more than a year.  Echeverria and Stravers sing and play guitar for Anarbor, a veteran Arizona alternative rock outfit formed in Phoenix in 2003. While venues across Arizona...

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Celebrate Arizona’s First Legal 420 With These Events

This 420, you can finally legally blaze it—responsibly, of course. It’s been a big year for marijuana in Arizona. This year’s 420 holds a special significance, given it’s the first time Arizonans are now able to celebrate the holiday with legalized recreational marijuana.  Dispensaries and smoke shops are celebrating with a slew of events on...